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Weekly music meet-ups: bringing pros and newcomers together

August 5th, 2011 · 5 Comments

By Karen Bliss

On BS Fridays, local musicians and artists shoot the breeze. Perry King/Gleaner News

A meeting at a local Starbucks with “Steal My Sunshine” hit maker Marc Costanzo from the pop group Len gave Barbara Sedun, EMI Music Publishing Canada’s senior vice-president, the idea to host a free weekly networking event in the Liberty area.

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Marat/Sade ambitious spin on classic Peter Weiss tale

July 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Marat/Sade ambitious spin on classic Peter Weiss tale

 

 

 

Soup Can company’s interpretation of Marat/Sade examines psychiatric testing at McGill University in the late 1950’s. Photo courtesy Scarlet O’Neil

 

 

 

 

By Síle Cleary

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Oscar Wilde classic updated in family friendly Fringe show

July 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on Oscar Wilde classic updated in family friendly Fringe show

Actors Lucas Meeuse (Oscar) and Jody Osmond (Constance) brace for the giant's arrival. Photo courtesy Peter Frenton

By Reem Jazar

Upcoming Fringe play The Giant’s Garden, starring Annex resident Lucas Meuse, is bringing good old fashioned family fun back to the stage along with a couple musical numbers.

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Inaugural Visual Fringe debuts at this year’s festival

July 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on Inaugural Visual Fringe debuts at this year’s festival

Artist Aynsley Moorhouse's installation will explore sound and memory. Photo courtesy Mykola Velychko

By Julia Hennessey

For the first time ever, the Toronto Fringe Festival has officially opened its programming to include visual artists, and according to Gideon Arthurs, barring hate crimes, anything goes.

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Great Voices at Festival at the Fort

August 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Great Voices at Festival at the Fort

Written By Rick Salutin

August 10 to 22 at Fort York, 100 Garrison Rd.

By Beth Macdonell

On now through Aug. 22, Festival at the Fort presents Great Voices, a play that tells the story of the Battle of York during the war of 1812 between America and British Canada.

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