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Volume 13 - Issue 7- April 2008


LISTINGS: SECTION 3MUSIC THEATRE, OPERA, DANCEDATES AND COMPLETE RUNSN.B. For SECTION 3 criteria, see page 30Beauty & the Beast. Stage West Theatre Hotel. Apr 1-20. Call for times. See GTA Apr 1.Black Grace- Short Works. World Stage 2008. Apr 30, May 1, 2, 3: 8:00. See GTA Apr30.Bye Bye Birdie. Curtain Call Players. Apr.3, 4: 8:00, Apr 5: 2:00. See GTA Apr 3.Canadian Explosion: A Musical Revue. Stage West Theatre Hotel. Apr 24-July 6. Callfor times. See GTA Apr 24.Chapel/Chapter. World Stage 2008-Bill T Jones/Amie Zane Dance Company. Apr 16,17, 18, 19: 8:00. See GTA Apr 16.CIRCA - 46 Circus Acts in 45 Minutes. World Stage 2008. May 7: 1 :00. See GTA May7.CIRCA - The Space Between. World Stage 2008. May 6, 7, 8, 9, 10: 8:00. See GTA May 6.Cole Porter: Anything Goes. County Theatre Group. Picton. Apr 25, 26, May 2, 3: 7:30,May 4: 2:00. See Beyond the GTA Apr 25.Danceries: The Marriage of Music and Dance. Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra. Apr 25:8:00. See GTA Apr 25.Oebussy: PelleasetMelisande. Canadian Opera Company. May, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 22:7:30. May 24: 4:30, May 11: 2:00. See GT A May 6.Footloose. Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts. Apr 4, 11: 7:00, Apr 5, 6, 12: 2:00& 7:00, Apr 13: 2:00. See GTA Apr 4.Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe. Scarborough Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Apr 18, 19, 25, 26:8:00, Apr 20, 27: 2:00. See GTA Apr 18.Gilbert & Sullivan: The Mikado. Toronto Operetta Theatre. Apr 20, 27: 2:00, Apr 22, 23,25, 26: 8:00. See GTA Apr 20.Guys and Dolls. Alexander Singers and Players. May 2,3,8,9, 10: 730; May 4, 11: 2:00.See GTA May 2.Happy: A Very Gay little Musical. Cabaret Company. Apr 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27:8:00. See GTA Apr 17.Humperdinck: Hansel & Gretel. York Department of Music. Apr 7: 12:30 & 3:30. SeeGTA Apr 7.last Five Years. Proscenium Theatre. Port Hope. May 1, 2, 3, 9, 10: 8:00, Apr 8: 2:00 &8:00, May 4: 2:00. See Beyond the GTA May 1.Lehar: The Merry Widow. Jeunesses Musicales Canada. Belleville. Apr 23: 7:30. SeeBeyond the GT A Apr 23.let it Be, the Magical Music of the 60s. Windmill Theatre Productions. May 2, 3: 8:00.See GTA May 2.light Classics Saturday · Opera Favourites. Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Apr 26:7:30, Apr 27: 3:00. See GTA Apr and Betrayal: Handel Opera Arias.Tafelmusik. Apr 9: 7:00, Apr 10, 11, 12: 8:00. Apr13: 3:30. See GTA Apr 9.Menopositive. Northumberland Players. Cobourg. Apr 3: 2:00 & 8:00, Apr 4: 2:00 &7:30, Apr 5, 6: 7:30. See Beyond the GTA Apr 3.MESA. Theatre Drangeville. Orangeville. Apr 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26: 8:00, Apr16, 23: 2:00 & 8:00, Apr 13, 20, 27: 2:00. See Beyond the GTA Apr 11.Mozart: ldomeneo. Opera Atelier. Apr 26, 29, May 1, 2, 3: 7:30, Apr 27: 3:00. See GTAApr 26.Mozart: Marriage of Figaro. Brampton lyric Opera. Apr 19: 8:00. See GTA Apr 19.Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro. Royal Conservatory of Music - GGS Voices OperaEnsemble. Apr 4: 7:30, Apr 6: 2:00, Apr 8: 1 :00, Apr 10: 7:30. See GTA Apr 4.Music as Theatre. Mississauga Festival Choir. May 3: 8:00. See GTA May 3.New Music in New Places: Emily, the Way You Are. Canadian Music Centre. Apr 20:1 :30. See GTA Apr 20.NextSteps. Ballet Creole: Spring Works. Apr 17, 18, 19: 8:00. See GTA Apr 17.Next Steps. Dancemakers. Apr 9, 10, 11: 8:00, Apr 12: 3:00 & 8:00. See GTA Apr 9.Next Steps: Chimera Project - The Hidden Spot. Apr 3, 4, 5: 8:00. See GTA Apr 3.NextSteps: Danceworks - Adelheid Solos. Apr 24, 25, 26: 8:00. See GTA Apr 24.Oklahoma. Marquee Productions. Apr 10, 11 , 12: 7:30, Apr 12, 13: 2:00. See GTA Apr 10.Oklahoma. Marquee Productions. Newmarket. Apr 16, 17, 18: 7:30, Apr 19: 2:30 & 7:30,Apr 20: 2:00. See Beyond the GT A Apr 16.Oliver. Victorian Operetta Society. Cobourg. Apr 24, May 1, 2: 7:30, Apr 25, 26, May 3:2:00 & 7:30. See Beyond the GTA Apr 24.Puccini: Tosca. Toronto Opera Centre. Apr 18: 8:00. See GTA Apr 18.Purcell: The Indian llueen. Toronto Masque Theatre. Apr 24, 25, 26: 8:00. See GT A Apr 24.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre Dance Series - Heidi Strauss: Solos. Canadian OperaCompany. Apr 7: 12:00 noon. See GTA Apr 7.Rimsky-Korsakov: The Snow Maiden. Opera in Concert. Apr 6: 2:30. See GTA Apr 6.Rossini' Barber of Seville. Canadian Opera Company. Apr. 16, 19, 25, May 2, 8, 13, 16,21, 23: 7:30, May 4: 2:30, May 10: 4:30. See GTA Apr 16.Sixty Years of Broadway. Mississauga Philharmonic. Apr 19: 8:00. See GTA Apr 19.Stars of the 21" Century - International Dance Gala. Toronto Centre for the Arts. May4: 8:00. See GT A May 4.Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin. Canadian Opera Company. Apr 2, 10, 15, 18, 24, 30: 7:30.Apr 6: 2:00, Apr 26: 4:30 See GTA Apr 2.The Backyardigans: lluest for the extra ordinary alien. Koba Family Entertainment.Kitchener. Apr 18: 4:00 & 7:00. See Beyond the GTA Apr 18.The Balloon Tree. Solar Stage Children's Theatre. Apr 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27:11 :OOam & 2:00. See GTA Apr 5.The Pyjama Game. Spotlight Musical Productions. Apr 24, 25, 26: 8:00. See GT A Apr 24.The Secret Garden. Etobicoke Musical Productions. Apr 18, 19, 25, 26, May 2: 8:00, Apr20, 27, May 3: 2:00. See GTA Apr 18.The Ugly Duckling. Solar Stage Children's Theatre. May, 3, 4: 11 :OOam & 2:00. See GTAMay 3.The Wizard of Oz. Brampton Music Theatre. Apr 10, 11: 7:30, Apr 12: 2:30 & 7:30. See GTAApr 10.Together with Music: The words and melodies of Noel Coward. University of TorontoFaculty of Music. See GTA, April 18, 19.Wonderful Town. Shaw Festival. Niagara on the lake. Apr 1-0ct 5. Call for times. SeeBeyond the GT A Apr 1.LISTINGS: SECTION 4JAZZ IN THE CLUBSN.B. For SECTION 4 criteria, see page 30Absolute loungeHilton Suites Toronto/Markham ConferenceCentre and Spa8500 Warden Avenue, Markham905-470-8500Alleycatz2409 Yonge St. 416-481 -6865Every Mon Salsa Night. Every Tue WhitneySmith and C. Berardinucci Ouintet. EveryWed Jasmin Bailey and Co. Every SunAlleycatz Sunday Jam Session.Annabella lounge226 Carlton St. 416-944-3788Every Fri: Jazz Cab w/ Whitney Smith( html)Arbor RoomHart House@ the University of Toronto, 7Hart House Circle416-978-2452Big Mama's Boy554 Parliament St. 416-927-1593www.bigmamasboy.caEvery Sun Don Englert/Dan Ionescu Duo.The Black Swan154 Danforth Ave. 416-469-0537Every Wed The Danforth Jam w/ Jon Longand Friends.Boiler House55 Mill St. 416-203-2121Cameron House408 Queen St. West. 416-703-0811Central, The603 Markham St. 416-919-4586www.thecentral.caC'est What67 Front St. E. 416-867-9499www.cestwhat.comEvery Wed. Hot Fa ' Ghandi.Every Sat (matinee) The Hot FiveJazzmakers.Cervejaria Downtown842 College St.416-588-0162Every Wed The Jay Danley Ouintet.Chalkers Pub Billiards & Bistro24 7 Marlee Avenue, 416-789-2531www.chalkerspub.comEvery Wed. Salsa lesson followed by Livemusic w/ La Nueva Revalacion.Every Thu Girls Night Out Jam w/ LisaParticelli.Chick N' Deli744 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-489-3363www.chickndeli.comEvery Tue Jam NightEvery First Mon Advocats Big BandEvery Third Mon George Lake Big Band.Cobourg, The533 Parliament St.416-913-7538Commensal, le655 Bay St. 416-596-9364www.commensal.caMusic Fridays & Saturdays6:30 pm · 9:30 pmNo Cover ChargeThe Concord Cafe937 Bloor St W. 416 532-3989Diesel 13 Happy Fingers: A Tribute to the Piano.Kenny Rankin.The Corktown175 Young St. Hamilton 905-572-9242Every Wed Big Band Wednesdays w/DarcyHepner: The Music of Thad Jones. Apr 2, 23Featuring special guest trumpeter NickMarchione.Dominion on Oueen500 Queen St. East 416-368-6893Free Times Cafe320 College St.Gate 403403 Roncesvalles 416·588-2930www.gate403.comApr 1 Araujo, Harnett and Rahbek Jazz Trio,Julian Fauth, Donne Roberts and JamesThomson Blues Duo. Apr 2 Chantelle WilsonJazz Band, Patrick Tevlin's New Orleans Duo.Apr 3 Sarah Jerrom Jazz Trio, The Peddlers.Apr 4 Mike Field Jazz Duo, Nico Dann: TheDann Four. Apr 5 Bill Heffernan and hisfriends, Scott Kemp Jazz Collective. Apr 6Margot Roi Jazz Band, Dave and Levi JazzDuo. Apr 7 Cleta Errington Blues Solo, MikeDaley Guitar Solo. Apr 8 Ken Yoshioka BluesDuo, Julian Fauth, Donne Roberts and JamesThomson Blues Duo. Apr 9 Joshua GoodmanJazz Duo, James Ross Trio. Apr 10 MissEmily and the Blue Callers, Tom Juhas JazzOuartet. Apr 11 Morgan Sadler Solo,Hogtown Syncopators. Apr 12 Bill Heffernan50 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE .COM APRIL 1 - MAY 7 2008

and his friends, San Robert Nu Blues Band.Apr 13 Shannan Butcher and Cam McCarrallJazz Dua, DanNei/Jazz Trio. Apr 14ClelaErrington Blues Sala, James Carroll guitarsofa. Apr 15 Ted Hawkins Jazz and BluesDua, Julian Fauth, Donne Roberts and JamesThomson Blues Dua. Apr 16 Patricia DuffyJazz Trio, Jazzparagus. Apr 17 ScottPietrangela Sala Piano, String Theory. Apr 18Vantana 5 Jazz Band, Joanna Moan Flamenco-Latina w/ Ouebec Edge Ouartet. Apr 19Private Party, Ian Lazarus Jazz Trio. Apr 20The France St. Duarte(, Peter Hit/Jazz Trio.Apr 21 Cleta Errington Blues Sala, MusetteTrio FT Dan Thompson. Apr 22 Double AJazz Latin Dua, Julian Fauth, Donne Robertsand James Thomson Blues. Apr 30 NadiaHasko Jazz Trio, Patrick Tevlin's NewOrleans Dua.Grossman's Tavern379 Spadina Ave. 416-977- 1210www.grossmanstavern.comEvery Mon Laura Hubert BandEvery Tue Brakenjae ol'timey tuesdays.Every Sat Matinee: The Happy Pals.Every Sun Night: Nicola Vaughan AcousticJam, The Nationals with Brian Caber- DoubleSlide Guitar Open Stage Jam.Apr 2 Chloe Watkinson and the Crossroads.Apr 3 Patrick Tevlin New Orleans Ouartet.Apr 4 First Fridays with Sandi Marie and Ca.Special Guest Andrea Heins. The SwingingBlackjacks. Apr 5 The Ray. Apr 10 Li'/ BlueDevils. Apr 11 Barking Sharks. Apr 16 ChloeWatkinson and the Crossroads. Apr 18 ThirdFridays w. Sandi Marie and Under the Bus.Dare Devils of Saul Apr 19 OarkParkBrassband. Apr 24 Dick Ellis Revival. Apr25 Frankie Foo. Apr 26 Caution Jam. Apr 30Blues Element.Home Smith BarThe Did Mill, 21 Did Mill Rd. 416-236-2641www.oldmilltoronto.comApr 4 Dusty Bahdan Dua. Apr 5 Ran DavisTrio. Apr 11 Mark Ucci Trio. Apr 12 Sultanof Strings. Apr 18 Sean Bray Dua. Apr 19Russ little Trio. Apr 25 Reg Schwager Dua.Apr 26 Heather Bambrick Trio.Hot House CateMarket Square, 35 Church St. 416-366-7800Every Mon. Jazz Brunch with the KenChurchill Ouartet.Hugh's Room2261 Dundas St. West. 416-531-6604www.hughsroom.comApr 1 lee Oskar Harmonica's 2g'Anniversary Tour. Apr 3 Shawn Phillips. Apr4, 5, Jesse Winchester. Apr 6 EaglewaadFalk Festival Fundraiser Concert. Apr 7 ThirtyCandles. Apr 8 Steve Dawson. Apr 10 TripleBill: Diane Nalini, Sean Bray, Vincent Wolfe.Apr 11 Fred Eaglesmith. Apr 12 Oh Susanna.Apr 13 Oysterband. Apr 14 Small WorldMusic Presents: Slide ta Freedom. Apr 15Jani Nehrita. Apr 16 David Waadhead's Falk­Jazz Caffeehause Confabulation. Apr 17Lennie Gallant. Apr 18 James Keelaghan.Apr 19 The Frantics. Apr 20 Dare The Devil,Dan Bray. Apr 22, 23 Richie Havens. Apr 25Stephen Fearing, Suzie Vinnick. Apr 26Ontario Poetry Slam Finals. Apr 27 Gospellunch Ken Whiteley, Susan Latimer, openingset Jim Brand. Apr 29 Park Belly Futures.Apr 30 layah Jane w/ Brian MacMillan.Kristoria French Fine Dining104 Surrey St. E. Guelph519-829-3265APRIL 1 - MAY 7 2008Lula Lounge1585 Dundas W. 416-588-0307www.lula.caApr 1 Art Works: A fundraiser in support ofArt Starts. Apr 2 Shelter from the Storm.Apr 3 Sau/jazz Orchestra w/ ChrisBattamley's Brainfudge feat. Donne Robertsand DJ medicineman. Apr 4 Haale, Cache.Apr 5 Salsa Dance Party w/ Cate Cubano.Apr 6 Storm foals Cabaret. Apr 9 RomeraHause Fundraiser. Apr 10 Ensemble Uniquafeat. Sundar Viswanathan & Bryan Vargas.Apr 11 Salsa Dance Party w/ Salsa an 6. Apr12 Salsa Saturday w/ Ricky Franca. Apr 13Small World Music Presents: DebashishBhattacharya. Apr 17 Namari w/ Ainike andDJ medicineman. Apr 18 Salsa Dance Partyw/ Cate Cubano. Apr 19 Salsa Dance Partyw/ Mada Eterna. Apr 20 Gardenias CDRelease Party. Apr 25 Salsa Dance Party w/Cache. Apr 26 Salsa Dance Party w/ YaniBarrell and the Clave Kings. Apr 27 ElectronicTango: Dtras Aires.Liberty Bistro and Bar25 Liberty St.@ Atlantic 416-533-8828Manhattan's Music Club951 Gordon St. Guelph519-767-2440www.manhattans.caMezzetta681 St. Clair Ave. W.416-658-5687Wednesday Concerts in a Cale. Sets at 9and 10:15. Reservations Recommended forfirst set.Apr 2 Rob Simms, Rick Lazar. Apr 9 larrylewis, Pedro Joel. Apr 16 Brian Katz, Jannalightstane. Apr 23 Maureen Kennedy, BenBishop. Apr 30 Dominic Mancuso Dua.Mezzrows1546 Queen St. W. 416-658-5687Parkdale neighborhood pub featuring jazz andblues on Saturday afternoons, Sunday eveningsand a live jam every other Wednesday.N' Awlins Jazz Bar and Dining299 King St. W. 416-595-1958www.nawlins.caEvery Tues Stacie McGregorEvery Wed. Jim Heineman Trio.Every Thu Blues Night with Guest VocalistsEvery FrilSat All Star Bourbon St. BandEvery Sun RabiBatas.Odd Socks at Oovercourt House804 Dovercourt Rd. 416-537-3337Apr 5 Ragweed Jazz Band. Apr 12 Big BandSwing Dance Party w/ GTA Swing Band. Apr19 Dawntawn Swing Band.Did Mill, The21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641www.oldmilltoronto.comApr 1-5 Fifth Avenue. Apr 7-11 Fifth Avenue.Apr 12 Prairie Oyster. Apr 14-16 Ascension.Apr 17 Appleby College Band. Apr 18 Bab DeAnge/is-Big Band. Apr 19-23 Acensian. Apr24, 25 Blast from the Past: Tribute ta RayCharles. Apr 28-30 Night Fly.Opal Jazz Lounge472 Queen St. West. 416-646-6725www.opaljazzlounge.comApr 1-5 Vocalist Julie Michels. Apr 22-25Adrean Farrugia.Orbit Room508A College St. 416-535-0613Pantages Martini Bar and Lounge200 Victoria St.Every Fri: Jahn Simoes and Aaron Peixoto.Every Sat: Sala Piano: Various artists.Pilot Tavern22 Cumberland 416-923-5 716www.thepilot.caApr 5 Mike Murley Ouartet. Apr 6 RabiBatas Ouartet. Apr 12 Michael GauthierOuartet. Apr 19 Kai/age. Apr 26 PatlaBarbera Ouartet.Quotes220 King St. W.416-979- 7717Reservoir Lounge, The52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887www.reservoirlounge.comEvery Mon Sophia Perlman and the VipersEvery Tue Tyler Yarema and his RhythmEvery Wed Bradley and the BouncersEvery Thu Janice HagenEvery Fri Chet Valient CambaEvery Sat Tory CassisThe Renaissance Cate1938 Danforth Avenue 416-422-1441Revival Music Lounge783 College St. 416-535-7888Apr 4 The Chameleon ProjectRex Jazz and Blues Bar, The194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475www.therex.caApr 1 Shannan Butcher, Classic Rex JazzJam. Apr 2 Fern lindzan Dua, Greg Ritchieand the Stary. Apr 3 Greg Ritchie and theStary, Pat Carey's Jazz Navigators. Apr 4Hagtawn Syncopators, Artie Rath Trio, JakeChisolm. Apr 5 Hagtawn Syncopators, ArtieRath Trio, Jake Chisolm. Apr 5 Abbey'sMeltdown, The Homeless, Fender RhodesTrio, Mike McC!ennan Octet. Apr 6 ExcelsiorDixieland Jazz, Club Djanga, AndrewBaniwe/1, Daniel Easty. Apr 7 Pascal leBaeuf Duintet, Humber College Student JazzEnsembles. Apr 8 Shannan Butcher, ClassicRex Jazz Jam. Apr 9 Remy leBaeuf Ouintet,Dave Turner's Earth Tones. Apr 11 HagtawnSyncopators, Artie Rath Trio, ElizabethShepherd Trio. Apr 13 Bab Fenton Tribute,Andrew Baniwe/1, Snarky Puppy. Apr 14Peter Hill Ensemble, Humber College StudentJazz Ensembles. Apr 15 Shannan Butcher,Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Apr 16 Fern lindzanDua. Apr 17 Kevin Ouain, Michael MarisetteOuintet. Apr 18 Hagtawn Syncopators, ArtieRath Trio, Michael Marisette Ouintet. Apr 19Abbey's Meltdown, Raaul & The Big Time,Fender Rhodes Trio, Ross Macintyre Trio. Apr20 Excelsior Dixieland Jazz, Dr. Nick Blues,Andrew Baniwe/1, Beat Kaestili. Apr 21 PeterHill Ensemble, Caroline Martin-Rawe. Apr 22Shannan Butcher, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Apr23 Fern lindzan, lentrapa. Apr 24 KevinOuain, Chris Hunt Tentet. Apr 25 HagtawnSyncopators, Artie Rath Trio, Field Trip. Apr26 Abbey's Meltdown, Blue Roam Blues,Fender Rhodes Trio, Rosemary Gallaway. Apr27 Excelsior Dixieland Jazz, FreewayDixieland, Andrew Baniwe/1, Random Access.Apr 28 Peter Hill Ensemble, Jahn Maclead'sRex Hotel Orchestra. Apr 29 ShannanButcher, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Apr 30 Fernlindzan Dua, Trevor Falls Collective.The Rivali334 Queen St. W.Apr 13 Hat Taranto Presents: Jahn Alcornand Friends.Safari Bar and Grill1749 Avenue Rd. 416-787-6584Saint Tropez, Le315 King St. W. 416-591-3600Live music 7 days a weekSpacco Italian Eatery & Bar2273 Royal Windsor Drive. Oakville905-884-1958www.spacco.caSpezzo Restorante140 York Blvd. Richmond Hill 905-886-9703Live jazz every Thursday.The Stone Grill51 B Winchester 416-967 -6565www.stonegrillonwinchester.comEvery Sun Jazz Brunch with Archie Alleyne,Rabi Batas, Artie Rath.Sydney's Island Restaurant5120 Dixie Rd, Mississauga 905-624-3444Ten Feet Tall1381 Danforth Avenue 416- 778- 7333www.tenfeettall.caLast Sun of Every Month Girls Night OutVocalists Jam.Apr 6 Pat Murray w/ Mike Milligan &Waleed Abdulhamid. Apr 13 NormanMarshall Villeneuve. Apr 20 Buddy AquilinaTrio. Apr 27 Steve Kaven Trio.The Trane Studio964 Bathurst St. 416-913-8197www.tranestudio.comApr 2 SteveKendry Ouartet. Apr 3 RabiBatas Project. Apr 4 Ninike feat. RichUnderhill. Apr 5 Serafin laRiviere. Apr 6Jake Langley GraupBA. Apr 8 Acoustic SaulOpen Mic. Apr 9 October Trio and BrandiDisterheft Trio. Apr 10 Kingsley EttienneOuartet. Apr 11 Nigel Waif and the NOWProject. Apr 15 Ania Saul. Apr 16 Ali Berkakand Arkana Music. Apr 17 Kingsley EttienneOuartet. Apr 18 Justin Gray Project. Apr 19Roselyn Brawn Ouartet. Apr 22 AcousticSaul Open mic. Apr 23, 24Aaran Staebell.Apr 25 Sharron Mclead Ouintet. Apr 26Julie Michels and Parlay. Apr 27 Up FramThe Roats Poetry lounge. Apr 30 BruceCassidy and Hotfoot

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