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    Experience moments of discovery.

    The Arts and Culture Department of the Miles Nadal JCC offers the highest quality of affordable adult arts programming in a prime downtown location that is fully accessible. Our daytime programs include lectures, concerts, literary events and cultural programs that feature some of the best guest speakers and performers Toronto has to offer, all in an intimate and welcoming setting.

    We invite you to find something that speaks to you and connects you with our community. Scroll down for dates and times.

    Registration is now available online and by phone at 416-924-6211 x0.
    For more information about any of these programs, please contact Lisa Roy at 416-924-6211 x155 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Dramatic shot of a ballerina's legs in point position on stage. The ballerina is wearing red ballet shoes. Mondays, May 27 - June 17, 2019 (*no class June 10)
    1:30 - 3:00 pm

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    With guest speaker: Michael Crabb, dance critic for the Toronto Star 

    The dance world, with all of its glamour, mystery and intrigue, has been the inspiration for many popular dramatic feature films, including such classics as The Red Shoes, The Turning Point, White Nights and the more recent and controversial Black Swan. Learn about some of the greatest dance moments ever captured on film, and the stories behind them. 

    Socialize over refreshments: 1:00 pm
    Program: 1:30 - 3:00 pm

    Fee: $5 (includes refreshments)

    Experience moments of discovery. Our afternoon programs include lectures, concerts, meet the author events, and some of the best guest speakers and performers that Toronto has to offer. We invite you to find something that speaks to you and connects you with our community. Programs run from Sept - June. Scroll down for dates and times.

    For more information about our Thursday drop-ins, please contact Lisa Roy at (416) 924-6211 x155 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Tickets are now available online. In-person tickets will be available on the morning of each Thursday program, on a first-come, first-served basis. 

    Sheet of paper with Simcha Simchovitch's poetry Thursday May 16, 2019
    Refreshments: 1:00 pm   
    Program: 1:30-3:00 pm   

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    With guest speaker Gerry Kane and musical guest Cantor Sidney Ezer

    Join us as we pay tribute to the literary legacy of award-winning Canadian writer Simcha Simchovitch. A prominent Yiddish and English poet, Simcha’s writings explored the Holocaust, Israel, social justice and peace. This event will include a lecture, poetry readings in English and Yiddish, and a musical performance. Co-sponsored by the Committee for Yiddish.

    Tammy EverettThursday May 30, 2019
    2:00 - 3:00 PM
    Al Green Theatre

    The Stephen Sondheim Hour starring Tammy Everett 

    Join us for an hour of spectacular songs by one of Broadway’s most prolific and admired songwriters. It’s a trip through the complicated life and brilliant works of the great Stephen Sondheim, including West Side StoryInto the WoodsSweeney ToddDick Tracy, and more treasures. Starring Tammy Everett. Accompanied by Jeannie Wyse, piano.

    A guitar with a bird sitting on the handle. With text Woodstock at 50. 2 days of peace and music.Thursday June 6,  2019
    Refreshments: 1:00 pm   
    Program: 1:30-3:00 pm   

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    With guest speaker award-winning music journalist Peter Goddard

    Looking back to August, 1969 with 400,000 fans at Woodstock, Peter might regret avoiding it. He doesn’t. He dissects the festival that rocked the media. Were those three days truly influential, or did other music events – like Toronto Rock & Roll Revival featuring John & Yoko – have a greater historical impact? 

    A guitar with a bird sitting on the handle. With text Woodstock at 50. 2 days for peace and music.Thursday June 13, 2019
    Refreshments: 1:00 pm   
    Program: 1:30-3:00 pm

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    With musical performers: Sebastian Agnello, Michael Bar, Steven Court, Keith McKie and Judith Orban

    Come together for an afternoon of peace and love, and relive the musical magic of Woodstock. Local Toronto musicians – some of 1960s Yorkville fame – pay tribute with folk and rock classics including Joe Hill, Strawberry Fields and If I Were a Carpenter. Throughout, Linda R. Goldman shares diary entries from her personal Woodstock experience.

    Eric McDace and Samantha Piper Thursday June 20, 2019
    Dessert Reception: 1:00 pm
    Program 1:30 - 3:00 pm

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    “Spring Fever” performed by Smile Theatre

    Please join us in honouring our wonderful volunteers with a delightful afternoon of music and a special dessert reception. “Spring Fever” will have you humming along to classic tunes such as June is Bustin’ Out all
    Over, April in Paris and Might as Well be Spring. Admission: $8.00

     

     

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    Contact & Info

    750 Spadina Ave. (at Bloor), Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2

    Phone: 416.924.6211
    Fax: 416.924.0422
    Email: info@mnjcc.org

    Charitable Registration Number:
    140344243 RR0001

    Wheelchair Accessible

    The MNjcc is committed to accessibility. Please let us know in advance if you have any accommodation needs:

    inclusion@mnjcc.org | 416.924.6211