Top image


Members' News - OCTOBER 2018

Rosemary Aubert will be launching her new poetry collection Strong, Certain and Alone: Poems in the Voice of Isaac Newton on October 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the Club.

Heidi Burkhardt is showing linocut prints at Studio 888, the Liz Russ Gallery at 2359 Queen St. E. for the month of October. She is also part of the Beach Studio Tour, Friday, October 19–Sunday, October 21:, showing new plein air paintings from this summer of Georgian Bay, Stoney Lake, Killarney and Cape Cod.

Penelope Cookson will direct La Bohème for Opera York at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Performances are on Friday, November 2 and Sunday, November 4.

David Eden is directing Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa, presented by Toronto Irish Players at the Alumnae Theatre, running from October 18–November 3. For information or tickets:

Charcoal and Pastel Drawings by Janet Hendershot are on display at Latitude 44, a Junction Gallery at 2900 Dundas Street West, from September through October.

John Inglis has a solo show of oils and watercolours at the Yellow House Gallery, 921 Kingston Road, with an opening reception on Sunday, October 14 and running to November 11: He is also taking part in the Canadian Society of Artists’ watercolour show at the John B. Aird Gallery, with an opening reception on Thursday, October 4 and running to October 30:

Judy Raymer Ivkoff’s sculpture was in the Sculptors Society of Canada’s 90 and Still Going Strong Exhibition, September 4–28 at the John B. Aird Gallery. 

You are Cordially invited to Celebrate the publication Launch of CHARM OF CABBAGETOWN, a new book of poetry by: Barbara Elizabeth Mercer on Friday, October 12, 2018 6—8 pm, at The Arts & Letters Club, hosted by Keron D. Platt. Cash Bar. The courtesy of an advance reservation is requested. Please RSVP to: (416) 922-0950 or

Marvyne Jenoff announces her new chapbook from Twoffish Press, The Leg and I: a memoir. Copies are now available; see or contact Marvyne. She will also be reading new poetry (totally different from the chapbook) with two others at The Art Bar, Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street, west of Spadina. Tuesday, October 16, 8:00 pm. Please arrive early: limited seating. Cover charge, $5.00; one drink minimum; the meals are very good. See

Please join us for the Opening Reception Rebecca Last's solo exhibition Cassandra garden; tracing shifted ground at Yorkminster Park Gallery, Sunday, Oct 21 from 12:30 = 2 o'clock; 1585 Yonge Street, Toronto (at Heath, N of St Clair Ave, on E side at Yorkminster Park Centre). The exhibition runs through November 15th. 

Come and celebrate Canada's ever-changing landscape with Yvette Miller. Her latest works, as well as a selection of oils, glicee and fine art prints will be on display and available for sale. Opening receiption and website launch Firday October 5th 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7th 2018 10 am - 5 pm.  

JJ Morris played keyboard and harmonica with the Regulators at the League of Rock show at the Hideout in Toronto on September 26 and was in St. John’s Newfoundland from August 22 to 26 to participate in the Toronto Singer Songwriter Getaway Workshop.

Hugh Thomson has an ongoing exhibition of oil paintings at True North Gallery in Waterdown. His work is showing with works by other musicians, composers and artists: https://

Become a Fan on Facebook