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ARTS: Get your spook on for Halloween (City Election 2018)

October 17th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Get your spook on for Halloween (City Election 2018)

Travel round the world through the arts

By Heather Kelly

The end of October is a creepy, crawly, spooky fun time of year. With that in mind, everyone can get up close and personal with some of the biggest and baddest arachnids in the world, including new additions to the Spiders: Fear & Fascination exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum.

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ARTS: Openings and anniversaries (October 2018)

October 16th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Openings and anniversaries (October 2018)

Celebrate 100 years of Estonian independence

By Heather Kelly

It’s the time of year when arts organizations launch new concert seasons, new exhibitions, and new film and talk series. Arts and language classes start again, too.  Not only are there enriching and fun arts events coming up all across the Bloor St. Culture Corridor, but some of our cultural organizations are also celebrating momentous anniversaries.

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ARTS: Summertime arts and culture (Summer 2018)

August 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Summertime arts and culture (Summer 2018)

Fascinating films, family fun, and fabulous festivals

By Heather Kelly

For the family

Open Streets TO, the recreational program that opens our streets to people, returns August 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Bloor and Yonge streets. These active living events are a great way to enjoy walking, cycling, rollerblading, and dancing in the streets of our city!

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ARTS: New exhibitions and many festivals to herald spring (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: New exhibitions and many festivals to herald spring (May 2018)

Nikon ambassadors to offer tips and tricks on May 30

The Tatsuya Nakatani Gong Orchestra, which is touring North America, brings its live sound project to the Music Gallery on May 26 at 8:00 p.m. COURTESY OF THE BLOOR STREET CULTURE CORRIDOR

By Heather Kelly

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ARTS: Heralding spring with film and music (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Heralding spring with film and music (Spring 2018)

Hot Docs returns and eclectic sounds abound

Yoko Ono’s The Riverbed, continuing at the Gardiner Museum until June 3, is an interactive exhibit that invites viewers to participate. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE BLOOR STREET CULTURE CORRIDOR

By Heather Kelly

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ARTS: Celebrate diversity through stories (March 2018)

March 22nd, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Celebrate diversity through stories (March 2018)

March Break fun with art, music, and culture

Audience and art interact in Riverbed by Yoko Ono at the Gardiner Museum. The museum is showing Ono’s films from the 1960s and 1970s, and hosting a lecture about the artist’s activism on March 26. COURTESY GARDINER MUSEUM

By Heather Kelly

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ARTS: New year adventures in arts and culture (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: New year adventures in arts and culture (Jan. 2018)

Learn a new language, gain a new skill or try something different

The Japan Foundation, Toronto is celebrating film in January with special screenings of Japanese films, including The Vancouver Asahi, a baseball drama about a Japanese baseball team in Vancouver in the 1930s. COURTESY JAPAN FOUNDATION

By Heather Kelly

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ARTS: Exceptional gifts (Dec. 2017)

December 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS: Exceptional gifts (Dec. 2017)

Arts, culture, film, and music

COURTESY BLOOR STREET CULTURE CORRIDOR Tickets for a Calypso Rose and Kobo Town show at the Royal Conservatory of Music make a great gift.

By Heather Kelly

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ARTS (Oct. 2017): Focusing on education and history

November 2nd, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (Oct. 2017): Focusing on education and history

Lectures, arts talks, and creative workshops

By Heather Kelly

HOLOCAUST EDUCATION WEEK EVENTS

The 37th Annual Neuberger Holocaust Education Week takes place throughout Toronto November 2-9, 2017. This year, the event examines Pivotal Moments that have shaped our understanding of the Holocaust.

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ARTS (FALL 2017): Exhibitions, concerts, films, talks

October 12th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (FALL 2017): Exhibitions, concerts, films, talks

Plus a spooktacular October weekend

PICTURE COURTESY BLOOR ST. CULTURAL CORRIDOR: The Toronto Jewish Film Society presents The Human Resources Manager on October 15. Adapted from a novel by A.B. Yehoshua, it tells the story of an HR manager who reluctantly takes home the body of a Romanian worker after she is killed in a suicide bombing in Israel.

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ARTS (AUGUST 2017): Prepare for a season of festivals and events

September 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (AUGUST 2017): Prepare for a season of festivals and events

September marks the start of performance season and arts classes

PICTURE COURTESY HEATHER KELLY: The Royal Conservatory’s red piano at Open Streets TO.

By Heather Kelly

Concert season begins!

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ARTS (JUNE 2017): Bata Shoe Museum celebrates heels and stars

June 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (JUNE 2017): Bata Shoe Museum celebrates heels and stars

PICTURE COURTESY?THE?ROYAL?ONTARIO?MUSEUM: The Family Camera, at the ROM?until October 29, invites viewers to consider family portraits with a different lens.

Music and art at the Gardiner

By Heather Kelly

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ARTS (MAY 2017) A month of festivals and finales

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (MAY 2017) A month of festivals and finales

Royal Conservatory of Music marks Canada 150

By Heather Kelly

May is a month of fantastic festivals and concert season finales on the Bloor St. Culture Corridor. It is also Museum Month, and there is no better time to visit the Bata Shoe Museum, Gardiner Museum, and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).

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