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What are your 2018 Oscar Predictions?

The 90th Academy Awards ceremony, March 4 Your Winner Picks: Participate in our annual Beaches|life Oscar® challenge for your chance to win a pair of movie passes to Alliance Cinema in the Beach. How to play: Go through the following list of nominees and predict the winners. Follow the link to beachesliving.ca/oscar and fill in your picks by March 4, 6pm … <entire article…>

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Life is Sweet – Toronto Chef David Rocco Passion for Food

Celebrity chef David Rocco is a familiar face to many Canadians. He is an executive producer, best-selling author and host of two internationally syndicated TV series. But most of all, he is proud of his Italian heritage and how this has shaped the way he approaches food, cooking, family, friends and life itself – “dolce vita,” translated as the “good or sweet life”. David’s culinary passion … <entire article…>

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A Symphonic Father Figure – Peter Oundjian, Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO).

World-renowned and beloved by those he has worked with and entertained,Canadian violinist, conductor, and music director, Peter Oundjian is celebrating ten years with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO). Under his stewardship, the TSO has flourished, attracting new audiences, earning rave reviews, and a European concert tour this summer. Born in Toronto, Peter, the youngest of  five children, was raised … <entire article…>

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Growing in the Beaches – The Beach Garden Society

“Gardening is such a peaceful thing; it’s like yoga”, affirms Barbara Phillips, president of The Beach Garden Society (BGS). This group of gardening enthusiasts has flourished to include around 200 energetic local members of both genders and all ages, beginners and experts, united by their appreciation of our natural world’s beauty. It’s not necessary to have a large space to garden. “Some members have tiny spaces … <entire article…>

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2014 Oscar winning prediction challenge

Participate in our annual Beaches|life Oscar® challenge for your chance to win a pair of movie passes to Alliance Cinema in the Beach. How to play: Go through the following list of nominees and predict the winners. Follow the link to Submit your predictions by March 1, 2014. The winner will be the one with the most correct predictions. Good Luck!

LEN VALJAS – KICK AND GLIDE TO SOCHI OLYMPICS!

All eyes will be on Sochi for the next two weeks. Who will you be watching and cheering  for? Be sure to keep your eyes on Canada’s Cross Country Ski Team with our very own Len Valjas, native to Toronto, as he kicks and glides at the upcoming Olympic Games. Born and raised in Toronto, Lenny started skiing at an early age of 2 or … <entire article…>

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Symphony! of Stories – Sultans of String

Those attending a sold-out concert at Koerner Hall in Toronto on December 1st, were fortunate to have experienced the award winning Sultans of String celebrating the premier of their forth CD, “Symphony!” To perform the album live, the fi ve band members were joined by the Cathedral Bluff s Symphony Orchestra. Th is was a project three years in the making. Their original instrumentals off er … <entire article…>

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From the Halls of Degrassi to the Real Life of Luke Bilyk

For a young actor looking to get into the entertainment business, Degrassi: the Next Generation star, Luke Bilyk, has a valuable piece of advice, “Don’t ever give up”. “You may have to audition with 400 other actors,” he says, “all competing for the same role. But just always remember, they only have to say yes once, and your career is … <entire article…>

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