Arts Briefs

The University of Toronto at Scarborough’s Concert Choir will be performing Charles Gounod’s Faust on Nov. 19. Featured are soloists from Toronto’s Opera by Request and music director William Shookhoff. The performance is at 7 p.m. in the Arts and Administration building, room 303. Admission by donation, with limited seating.

Cantonese opera lessons are being offered by the Chinese Cultural Center of Greater Toronto, Nov. 15 – Jan.3. The eight sessions cost $100. Classes are held from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 a.m. Call 416-292-9293.

Scarborough’s historic Guild Inn will be hosting its annual Great Guildwood Candy Cane Hunt on Dec. 13. Search for these sweet treats from 1-3 p.m. Call 416-410-2755

Auditions for Romeo and Juliet are being held by the Scarborough Village Theatre on Nov. 29 from 1-5 p.m and Nov. 30 from 7-10 p.m. Time slots must be booked in advance. Call 416-439-1104.

Weekly yoga and belly-dancing classes are being held for women of all ages at The East Scarborough Storefront, 4040 Lawrence Ave. E. Put on by Arising Women’s Place and Trillium Foundation, the classes are on Fridays from 1-3 p.m. Call to register at 416-281-6662 or visit