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Beth Parker Archives
Sing out to RPSM

Regent Park School of Music performs at Harbourfront. A school that for over a decade has had a mission to bring music education and experience to kids in Toronto by removing financial barriers. ...

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Ode to a boathouse

Boathouses aren't meant to last on Ontario lakes but our grand old dame of a boathouse on Lake of Bays served us well, until this spring....

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Pay attention to your knitting

No, I haven’t got the quotation wrong. Like many sayings, the phrase “Stick to your knitting” has actually morphed from its original intent, “Attend to...

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Name this person

Remember when the big reveal following the birth of a baby was the question, “Boy or girl?”
The answer’s not the mystery it used to...

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Plein air Nova Scotia style
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It was a rare opportunity: a good friend donated her lovely farmhouse in Nova Scotia to selected artists so they could paint. I was asked...

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Hello, pioneer Beth

For 10 months of the year, I’m “urban Beth”. I hang out on Queen Street East, enjoy downtown shows and theatre, and when bored with...

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