They sure know how to party. Colourful homemade crafts for sale, beautiful voices and smiling faces were all in abundance on Oct. 18 as the West Hill Social Club celebrated its 50th annual Canadian-Italian Heritage Day. “We’re celebrating our 50th year of this celebration and I think it has been more wonderful year after year,” […]
Gypsy: The musical Gypsy, based on a book of the same name by Gypsy Rose Lee, runs Oct. 30-Nov. 15 at the Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. Tickets are $20-$24, at 416-396-4049. More information online at theatrescarborough.com.
If you drop by the Toronto Zoo on Halloween, you might find a different kind of tigers and spiders. But you won’t see any ghouls and ghosts. Jennifer MacLean, a mother and frequent zoo visitor, believes Boo at the Zoo focuses on younger children by avoiding scary themes and characters.
By Brooke Reid You can’t have theatre without an audience, and Mark Nathanielsz understands that well. This month the local director sends eight actors onstage at the Scarborough Village Theatre to perform Jake’s Women. However, he’d like a larger audience at the theatre to see them.
Annie Yin only moved to Canada in 2006 and already she’s made leaps and bounds for herself and her Chinese community. Yin is the founder and owner of a Chinese dating website, qingtianlove.com, aimed primarily at Chinese immigrants who are looking to settle down with someone else from their community.
Movie Memorabilia on Display The Framing Dames host It’s My Funny Fings in Film with Bill Harmon from Oct. 10-25. Harmon is a movie set designer and has worked on films like Superman and Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The exhibition will include his movie memorabilia. Opening night is Oct. 10 from 6 to […]
New York may have Broadway, but you won’t have to go that far to see the biggest musical of the year. Gypsy, winner of three Tony Awards this past spring including best revival of a musical, is getting a remount starting Oct. 30 at the Scarborough Village Theatre.
You don’t hear a lot of death metal in east Scarborough, but a local band is hoping to change local music trends a bit from hip-hop and rap. In fact, according to the band members of From Ruins, they are the only representatives of the genre around here.
Annie Zawadi says she used to be a victim of domestic abuse. Today she is the proud founder and executive director of the Arising Women’s Place, a centre that offers support and empowerment for other women fleeing violence in the east Scarborough region.
Scarborough celebrates the 28th year of the Terry Fox Run More than 150 Scarborough residents raised money for the Terry Fox Run at Colonel Danforth Park by walking, running, biking, and in-line-skating on Sep. 14.