Danforth bike lanes gain ground

Dozens of Danforth Avenue business owners have put a small blue sticker on their windows that says “Danforth Loves Bikes.” It’s a short message, but supporters of the Cycle Toronto campaign hope it goes a long way to getting bike lanes on the Danforth. “Our goal is to have everyone on board,” said Val Dodge, […]

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Trevor Jablonowski and his friends – mostly fellow University of Toronto theatre grads – think the bard gets a bum rap from students and even from their fellow grown-ups. “We’re a bunch of theatre kids. We love theatre, and we always run into people who groan and roll their eyes and say, ‘I hated that […]

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Acoustic Harvest presents David Bradstreet on Saturday, Jan. 18, with special guest Mira Meikle. Bradstreet studied architecture in college, but quickly transitioned to full-time music, touring the US and Canada in the early 1970s. He is likely best known for his song Renaissance, which was a hit tune for Valdy. Bradstreet has worked as a […]

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The fifth annual Music For MS is taking place at the Balmy Beach Club, at the foot of Beech Avenue, on Thursday, Nov. 21, as a benefit for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. Hitting the stage between 7 and 11 p.m. will be a slew of local talent, including Sugar Rush, Frankie Dee, Daniel […]

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Jeni and Billy from Nashville, Tennessee will be performing in the East End on Saturday, Sept. 21, to kick off the 17th season of Acoustic Harvest. Jeni and Billy’s ‘new old music’ has been described as sophisticatedly simple, a slow and spare sound with unrushed performances. Jeni Hankins drew early inspiration from childhood summers spent […]