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Toronto Summer Music Festival Preview

The Blue Jays, Shakespeare in High Park, strolling on Harbourfront, the Toronto Islands, the CNE – these are all popular pastimes for Torontonians in the summer. For music lovers, theToronto Summer Music Festival, now in its 12th season, has become a regular highlight of every summer, featuring world-class musicians and ensembles in a spectacular array of concerts, lectures, and masterclasses in various venues throughout the downtown core.

From Bespoke to Branded: Shoemaking in the 19th Century

Curious to learn about the beginnings of the modern shoe industry? Don't miss your chance to spend an afternoon at the BSM with Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack as she presents "Bespoke to Branded: Shoemaking in the 19th Century". During this illustrated lecture and tour, Semmelhack will discuss the move from traditional shoemaking to factory-made footwear in the 19th century and the impact of the industrial revolution on the shoe industry. Sharing her thoughts on today’s ever-changing shoe industry, Semmelhack will also address how we think about and buy our own footwear.

Dr. Eve Lukk: "Contemporary Trends in Music Therapy in Estonia"

On Wednesday, March 29th at 7pm at Tartu College, Dr. Eve Lukk from Tallinn, Estonia will be giving a lecture on the topic Contemporary Trends in Music Therapy in Estonia. The presentation will introduce domains in contemporary music therapy including possibilities for professional status in Estonia.

In Estonian. No admission fee. A small donation would be appreciated.

Info:, t. 416 925 9405

Women Who Write

Come celebrate International Women's Day by attending this unique Music Appreciation Event! Join Sara Constant, author and editor of Whole Note Magazine, as she interviews three Canadian women composers about their experiences and life journeys. Experience live music from Juno-nominated artist, Tara Kannangara! Reception to follow.


Tara Kannangara

Juliet Palmer

Norma Beecroft

Tickets: $15.00



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