Top quality cooking featuring local ingredients and affordable prices are combining to form the recipe for success during a city-wide restaurant promotion this week.
Port Union Community Centre and Charlottetown Park is having its 13th annual Winterfest on Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Scarborough Arts Council is trying to get creative juices flowing into east Scarborough. The council has now held two public panel discussion nights, titled The New Art of Suburbia, hoping to fuel ideas on how to both support existing work and foster new art through developing venues within the surrounding community.
Raymond Chou is unlike many other exhibitors. He is not charging visitors to view his collection of 32 Shoushan stones at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, and instead is taking money out of his own pocket to make it happen.
New Cultural Topographies, an exhibition featuring the work of various contemporary artists on some of the complexities of Canadian identity will be open to the public from Jan. 14 – Mar. 1 at the Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough. www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~dmg/
Jim Creeggan says his childhood in east Scarborough paved the way to his famous musical career. The Barenaked Ladies bassist grew up around the Morningside Avenue and Ellesmere Road area and although Creeggan now lives in downtown Toronto, he says he is indebted to the east end for the musical education he received there.
Toronto’s Don Valley Brick Works is about to get a facelift. On Monday, Dec. 8, ground was broken on a project that will see the construction of Evergreen Brick Works. The new Brick Works will be an environmental and community centre built on an old quarry and industrial site.
All the world’s a stage and some of the players are coming to Scarborough. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet will be hitting the stage at Scarborough Players this spring, following on the success of A Midsummer Night’s Dream two seasons ago.
Torontonians have come to expect that each September the newspapers will be filled with stories about out-of-control homecoming parties at Queen’s University in Kingston, but what they won’t find are headlines reporting similar student mayhem closer to home. On Nov. 18, Queen’s principal and vice-chancellor Tom Williams announced plans to proceed with the cancellation of […]
There’s a new high school musical in town, but it’s not your regular classic. Students from Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate will be performing Seussical, a musical based on the popular books by Dr. Seuss, on Dec. 4, 5 and 6.