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The Toronto Beaches Children’s Chorus chamber and youth choirs have been practising, practising, practising – and on Sunday, June 12, they’ll be reaping the reward, performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The festival they will take part in is the Distinguished Concerts International New York series, a high-quality performance experience for the ensembles […]

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East End resident Courtenay Stevens is part of the cast of Melancholy Play, written by Sarah Ruhl and presented by The Empty Room. Stevens, playing Frank, has worked across the country as an actor, from community theatre groups in Vancouver, to CanStage’s touring production of The Overcoat, from the Stratford Festival to the Toronto Fringe […]

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St. John’s Catholic Church is holding its annual choir concert on Wednesday, June 18. On the program are sacred and popular songs, solo guest performers and a selection from Phantom of the Opera. There will be complimentary light refreshments after the concert. The show gets underway at 7:30 p.m. at the church, 794 Kingston Rd. […]

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The series of concerts celebrating the violin – titled, appropriately enough, The Violin – is returning to the East End on Jan. 26 for the fifth instalment. Julia Wedman, baroque violin, and Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord, will keep things traditional with a J.S. Bach recital, featuring Bach’s Sonata in B Minor for Harpsichord and Violin, BWV […]

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Curtain Call Players, based out of Glen Rhodes United Church, presents the classic musical Annie, from Nov. 7 to 16. The non-profit community theatre group produces two full-scale musicals every year. The cast of over 40 members includes more than a dozen Beachers and East End residents, including Megan McDowell as Annie, Priya Connors as […]