“Jazz at Massey Hall” Day
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“Jazz at Massey Hall” Day

On May 15, 1953, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Charles Mingus and Bud Powell played together at Massey Hall in Toronto in a recorded concert that became “Jazz at Massey Hall: The Quintet”. To Ambrose Roche and jazz lovers everywhere, the sounds were revolutionary. Continue reading

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Beginnings and Endings: Toronto’s Streetcar Loops
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Beginnings and Endings: Toronto’s Streetcar Loops

Toronto streetcars are iconic and the city is investing more in its streetcar infrastructure. As these increasingly longer vehicles glide by, do you ever wonder how they turn around? Where they start out and where they end up? Here’s as close to an answer as you’ll get. Continue reading