Author: Markham Review

Tap into spring at the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

Story and photos by Julie Williams, Pretty in Pictures The sweetest time of the year, maple syrup season, is here and the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival gives families a chance to tap into spring, get out into nature, learn and explore. Held in partnership between Toronto Region and Credit Valley Conservation, the festival is offered at three locations within the Greater Toronto area – Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area at Stouffville, Kortright Centre for Conservation at Vaughan and Terra Cotta Conservation Area at Halton Hills.  With a variety of locations to choose from and activities to keep families entertained, the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival...

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The world of anti-nutrients

By Shana Daniel, Wellnessessity Inc. registered holistic nutritionist In my practice of holistic nutrition, it has become evident that the majority of my clients are unaware of how impactful food composition is in their bodies, until they learn how to harness its power in order to increase their wellness goals. Welcome to the world of anti-nutrients. Seems almost oxymoronic, doesn’t it? Read on, you’re in for an eye opener. Phytic acid is found naturally in most grains, seeds, legumes and nuts, but our bodies don’t produce the enzyme to metabolize and absorb it. Phytates can react with certain minerals...

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The Flato presents Cameron Carpenter

Cameron Carpenter is the world’s most visible organist and the first ever organist nominated for a Grammy Award for a solo album. He is a virtuoso composer-performer who is smashing the stereotypes of organists, organ music and classical music. He has the largest and most diverse repertoire of any organist in the world. Since receiving a master’s degree from the Juilliard School in New York in 2006, he has performed at venues including Royal Albert Hall, the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Melbourne Town Hall, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, Davies Hall in San Francisco, and many others. He performs regularly with the...

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Just for Laughs at the Flato

Just For Laughs is bringing more of its funniest alumni to Markham in the 15th anniversary edition of the road show, hosted by Phil Hanley and starring Tone Bell, Sara Schaefer and Steve Simeone. Phil Hanley began stand-up comedy by performing at open mics around Vancouver, BC, often in-between bands at music venues. Since settling in the U.S., Hanley has become a regular at New York City’s renowned Comedy Cellar. He has also appeared on The Pete Holmes Show, John Oliver’s New York Stand-up Show, and twice on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson. In the past year,...

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The Flato presents Ribera and Cuba

Canadian singer/songwriters join together on the Flato stage for an evening of rich music that travels beyond the normal Latin sounds. Alejandra Ribera, has been writing about the unexpected places we find light since the release of her critically acclaimed debut album, La boca. In her sophomore release, This Island, the award-winning songwriter continues her exploration of luminescence – this time leaving the depths of mythological waters and delving firmly into the experience of the human heart. In 2017, Alex Cuba completed his sixth album, Lo Unico Constante, beginning in Spain and passing through Montreal to record a single...

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  1. Markham Museum

    November 5, 2017 - December 31, 2018
  2. Geared for Growing exhibit

    March 7, 2018 - January 1, 2019
  3. From the Ground Up exhibit

    March 7, 2018 - January 1, 2019
  4. IFBB Pro Fedel Clarke Classic Finals

    March 17
  5. Varley Art Gallery

    March 21