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The Toronto Beach Chorale is heading into the closing stretches of its sixth season, which is following a theme of Voices in Time – Inspiration, Tradition, Passion and Splendour in Music. The choir draws its membership from the Beach and surrounding area, performing classical and modern choral music, sometimes partnering with other groups and musicians. […]

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East End rapper Cale Sampson released his second album, The Big Picture, last month. Sampson celebrated the release with a sold-out show at Winchester Kitchen and Bar in Cabbagetown in September. With 10 tracks of self-described “info-rap,” the album features heavy political and social commentary, covering everything from the history of US involvement in global […]

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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 […]

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Acoustic Harvest presents Kongero, an a capella quartet from Sweden, March 23, at 8 p.m., at St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd. I had never heard of this group so I went to the website kongero.se, found the page where I could listen to some recordings…and was magically transported into another, ethereal world of […]