May 22, 2015 | 6:14News Piano Man Video
News Piano Man May 22, 2015 | 6:14The art of street performance - or busking - is thriving in the city., thanks to buskers like Dwight Grant. The musician goes by the stage name Mellow Dee. He's been hauling an upright piano to the entrance of the Eaton Centre to perform for the past year and this week, we caught up with him.
May 22, 2015 | 3:48News The Drum Guru Video
News The Drum Guru May 22, 2015 | 3:48Sarah Thawer is a drummer and percussionist from Scarborough. She plays a wide array of instruments and while she's just graduating from university ... she's already making a name for herself. Debbie Lightle-Quan has her story.
May 22, 2015 | 2:54News Spectrum Music - Your Wish is Our Concert Video
News Spectrum Music - Your Wish is Our Concert May 22, 2015 | 2:54A group of composers in Toronto is using a unique way to attract audiences to their upcoming jazz concert. But it's not your typical night of light blues and soul music. Instead, the founders of Spectrum Music are handing control of the show to the audience.
May 15, 2015 | 3:11News Outside Looking In Video
News Outside Looking In May 15, 2015 | 3:11It's a program that teaches indigenous youth from across Canada how to dance ....But, Outside Looking In - is more than about learning moves ....It's about engaging kids to stay in school and reach for their dreams. Debbie Lightle-Quan has the story.
May 15, 2015 | 3:11News PanAm theme for Doors Open 2015 Video
News PanAm theme for Doors Open 2015 May 15, 2015 | 3:11Next weekend, the City of Toronto is opening up the doors to several of the city's oldest and most interesting buildings. It's part of Doors Open 20-15 and this year there's a special emphasis on the history of sport in Toronto. It's in honour of this summer's PanAm Games.
May 15, 2015 | 3:25News Desk Jockey does the Derby Video
News Desk Jockey does the Derby May 15, 2015 | 3:25A Toronto writer is turning her lifelong love of horses into a dream adventure.
Liz Brown is training to compete in the Mongol Derby - which holds the Guiness Record for the longest horse race in the world. And it's not exactly a tame trail ride through the country.
May 8, 2015 | 5:03News Planting 101 for spring Video
News Planting 101 for spring May 8, 2015 | 5:03Now is the time to start planting if you're hoping to have fresh vegetables and beautiful flowers for the rest of spring and summer. And whether you live in a condo or a house: have a green thumb or have never picked up a watering can in your life -twitt we have all the tips and tricks you need to get started - courtesy of At Home Organic Farms.
May 8, 2015 | 3:54News Dancing in the Third Act Video
News Dancing in the Third Act May 8, 2015 | 3:54Many seniors in the GTA are trying out new things in their golden years. In this case it's a dance production like no other. Where life experience trumps dance experience. Debbie Lightle-Quan takes us to rehearsal for "Dancing in the Third Act".
May 8, 2015 | 2:18News Salty Girls Video
News Salty Girls May 8, 2015 | 2:18A Hamilton photographer is creating a book that shines a positive light on Cystic Fibrosis. Not only is Ian Pettigrew living with the life threatening disease himself, his mission is to photograph others battling CF. CBC videographer, Paul Borkwood caught up with him this week while he was shooting in Toronto.
May 8, 2015 | 4:51News Yahaya Baruwa larger than life plan Video
News Yahaya Baruwa larger than life plan May 8, 2015 | 4:51If there's one thing many people can relate to - it's having a dream. Goals that can be simple and straightforward, or elaborate and extreme. And that was all the inspiration a young Toronto author needed to put pen to paper. But Yahaya Baruwa isn't stopping at writing novels. The 27-year-old entrepreneur now wants to break a Guiness World Record with his very first novel.
May 6, 2015 | 1:52News Miniature Toronto Video
News Miniature Toronto May 6, 2015 | 1:52It's housed in a warehouse in Mississauga - for now. But, the creators of a miniature Toronto - have big hopes for their dream build. Debbie Lightle-Quan takes a walk through a miniature version of Toronto.