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Volume 19 Issue 7 - April 2014

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Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. Casa Loma, 1 AustinTerrace. 416-499-6262. .● Apr 8, 7:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival/RevueFilm Society. The Last Command(1928); Behind the Screen (1916). Musicby Jordan Klapman, piano. Revue Cinema,400 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-461-9287.● Apr 26 7:30 Cathedral Church of St.James. King of Kings (1927); Silent filmw. improvised organ accompaniment.David Briggs, organ. St. James Cathedral,65 Church St. 416-364-7865. Donationsaccepted. See ad page 46.● May 1–11, various times: Toronto JewishFilm Festival. Features including It Happenedin St. Tropez, The German Doctor andHunting Elephants as well as documentariesand more. Premiere of Naomi Jaye’s ThePin, the only Yiddish feature produced in Canada.Five-part lecture and film series entitledGolems, Dybbuks and the Jewish Fantastic,examining Jewish horror films. 416-324-9121./(mats); (sr/st); (opening night).For full details and schedule: REHEARSALS/SINGALONGS● Apr 8, 7:00: Canada Sings!/Chatons Canada!Toronto-Riverdale. Community Singalong.Canadian folk songs, rock, Broadwayand ballads. Mark Bell, song leader; MarjorieWiens, piano. St. John’s Presbyterian Church,415 Broadview Ave. 416-778-0796. Free; donationsaccepted.● Apr 29, May 1 and May 3: Canadian Children’sOpera Company. CCOC Open House.Observe and participate in a rehearsal of oneD. The ETCeterasof the six chorus division of the CCOC. Choralsinging and drama staging. Apr 29, 5:00–6:30pm: Ages 7 to 10; May 1, 4:30–6:00pm:Ages 3 to 6; May 3, 11:00am–1:00pm: Ages 10to 19. First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St.Clair Ave. W. 416-366-0467. Free.ETCETERA: MISCELLANEOUS● Apr 1–Apr 6, various times. Spotlight onIsrael. Festival celebrating Israeli theatre,visual arts, music, dance and film. For● Apr 4 and 5, 8:00: dance Immersion.ExpressionsŠNow. Showcase highlightingAzaguno and KasheDance. Enwave Theatre,Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens Quay W.416-973-4000. -; -(sr/st). AlsoApr 5 at 1:00pm.● Apr 9, 12:00 noon–3:00pm; Apr 10,9:00am–12:00 noon: Tangled Art and Disability.Tangled Kids Fest. Performances by PropellerDance, pop signer Elizabeth Morris andLazylegz. Ada Slaight Hall, Daniels Spectrum,585 Dundas St. E. . For details and● Apr 11, 7:00: Soundstreams Salon 21.Improvisation vs. Composition. Discussionon composition, improvisation and the musicthat lies in between, with musical performancesexploring these concepts. GardinerMuseum, 111 Queen’s Park. 416-504-1282.Free; pwyc reserved seating available.● Apr 25, 6:00: Mississauga Arts Council’sLimelight Association of Young Artists.‘Sauga Stars Youth Talent Showcase. Receptionand art exhibit, followed by a concertfeaturing Trouble and Daughter, I Rock withthe One, Cawthra Park Secondary SchoolRepertory Dance Company, We Flip Tablesand other artists. Meadowvale Theatre,6315 Montevideo Rd., Mississauga. Free; reservationnecessary: 905-615-4446.● Apr 12, 4:30: Guitar Society of Toronto.Reception with Guitar Society of Toronto GuitarOrchestra. Open mic format; bring yourown guitar. Northrop Frye Hall, 73 Queen’sPark. 416-964-8298. Free.● May 2 and 3, 8:00: Tangled Art and Disability.Third Eye Looming. Multi-disciplinary theatrepiece delving into the mind of a man withmental illness. Ada Slaight Hall, Daniels Spectrum,585 Dundas St. E. ; (st/PWD).For details:● May 5 12:00 noon: Music Monday. 10thAnniversary. Live webcast linking simultaneousevents across the country, endingwith a synchronized, nationwide performanceof I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing) withChris Hadfield and led by Bramwell Tovey.Free. See● Apr 12 and 13, various times: Show ChoirCanada. Nationals. National show choircompetition for high school glee clubs andchoirs presented by Randolph Academyfor the Performing Arts and da Costa TalentManagement. Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. .50(for all 3 shows);(st). For details:; QueensmenMale ChorusNO STRINGSTHEATREMUSIC THEATRE FOR TEENS +Announces Jason Howland’sPlus 2 New Programs this summer!Create, Stage and Performyour own MusicalPop and Pit Orchestra - playingin a contemporary band, studyarranging and improvisationSave with Early Bird rates in April.Check out our Free Workshopsin April and May!WWW.NOSTRINGSTHEATRE.COMEmail: DIRECTORS@NOSTRINGSTHEATRE.COM416-588-5845 EXT. 1WE NEED A NEW CHORUS DIRECTOR!Starting September 2014THE QUEENSMEN OF TORONTOMALE CHORUSEstablished over 60 years, encouraging choral singingamong youth, performing a wide repertoire of popular music.Rehearsals on Tuesdays from September through May in Etobicoke.Main concerts at Christmas and in May, collaborating with school choirsor other groups. Other concerts in community service throughout the year.Replies before end of April for interviews to be conductedin Etobicoke in June.Contact: Gord Jarvis 416.620.4446 or Einar Voldner 905.876.1477www.queensmen.net58 | April 1 – May 7, 2014

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