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Don’t worry, summer isn’t over yet... This just in: September is the new August!
bill bissett is just one of the incredible poets appearing at Harbourfront30 Years of This Ain’t The Rosedale Library
Wednesday September 16 (7:30)
Brigantine Room / York Quay Centre / 235 Queens Quay West
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Celebrate with Toronto's bastion of indie bookselling (voted one of the top ten independent bookstores in the world by the Guardian) as it celebrates three decades of peddling poetry and prose. With readings by bill bissett, Lee Ann Brown, Eileen Myles, Stuart Ross; showing off the Six String Nation guitar with Jowi Taylor; and an after party in the store's new home neighbourhood of Kensington Market. JAZZ.FM's Jaymz Bee hosts. Also, there is an after party at Supermarket, 268 Augusta Avenue.
The Brantford Jazz Festival
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Although it’s only in it’s second year, The Brantford Jazz Festival boasts an impressive line-up this month that includes international and local jazz greats including Rob McConnell, Joey DeFrancesco, Peter Appleyard, Susie Arioli, Jackie Richardson, Shuffle Demons and more. All free shows are located in Harmony Square in downtown Brantford. The only ticketed event is for Holly Cole who will perform at Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts at 8pm on Saturday September 19th. Tickets are $42 and can be obtained by calling 1.800.265.0710.
'From the Heart'
A Benefit for the Toronto Humane Society
September 20 (3:00 - 8:30pm)
Palais Royale - Toronto
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"From the Heart" will feature vocalist Karina Zorn and a veritable who’s who of jazz notables including guests, Guido Basso, Russ Little, Mark Eisenman, Kelly Jefferson, Bill McBirnie and Rob Piltch with Rick Wilkins conducting and special guest Perry King, who has appeared on various television shows including Melrose Place, Titans, Spin City, Will & Grace, Eve, Cold Case and many more. Don't miss the chance to hear great jazz music for a good cause.
Big Rude Jake CD Release
Thursday September 24 (8:30 - 11:30pm)
2261 Dundas Street West, Toronto
$17.50 in advance / $20 at the door
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Once again, Canada’s beloved troubadour is releasing a recording of original music…this time in one of the countries great live venues. Jacob Hiebert (aka Jake Rude) has been composing and performing around Toronto for decades and will soon celebrate many changes in his life. His regular stint at Reservoir Lounge will soon come to a close, he has moved into a new home, is releasing his best CD to date and... wait for it... he’s getting married. Bookmark October 3 – the night of Nuit Blanche – into your calendar. Jake will host a WEDDING PARTY that is open to the public. Look for details in the October Bullhorn newsletter. Meanwhile... come celebrate the birth of his latest CD, "Quicksand" at Hugh’s Room on the 24th!
The Sound Of Jazz
Concert Series TM
September 28 2009 – March 15 2010
The Old Mill Inn
The JAZZ.FM91’s 2009-2010 Sound of Jazz Concert Series features top international talent and homegrown favourites on nine separate evenings at The Old Mill Inn, one of the most jazz-friendly venues in the country. Canada’s longest running jazz series returns for its 34th season September 2009 to March 2010.
The season gets underway with a tribute to the 60th Anniversary of Blue Note Records. One of the most influential and successful labels of all time, Blue Note Records musical legacy is one of the most important in jazz history. The Alex Dean Quintet featuring Alex Dean (saxophone), Brian O’Kane (trumpet), Brian Dickinson (piano), Neil Swainson (bass), and Barry Elmes (drums) will honour this legacy with a performance of some of the songs that helped establish Blue Note’s incomparable reputation.
Other shows include performances by Lenny Solomon, Robert Scott Quartet, Larry Coryell, Diana Panton, Ranee Lee, John Lamb and more! For information and tickets please visit jazz.fm
Sachne Kilner was born to teach meditation!Meditation with Sachne Kilner
The Beach (location TBA), Toronto
October 10 – December 5
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A truly invigorating adventure in self-discovery! This three-month advanced meditation course explores applications and benefits of meditation in terms of health care, physiology and pain management. The program offers expert instruction by a life-long meditation and breath work (praanayaam) specialist who, growing up in India, has been intensively immersed in the discipline, philosophy and science of yoga and meditation. Sachne J. Kilner is an internationally certified Yoga and Meditation Instructor and Teacher Trainer who was raised in the
Himalayas with Yoga as a lifestyle and focus of study. She has an M.A. in Yogic Sciences from West Bengal India, is also available for private, group, corporate, and phone sessions.
Every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and alternating Saturdays 4-8 p.m. Participants will receive a Certificate at the end of the program. The total cost of $1195 includes podcasts, CD’s and online support for the full three months. Payment plans available. Deposit required for registration.
To register or for any questions contact: 416-836-5585 or firstname.lastname@example.org