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The world's premier figure skating production, Investors Group Stars on Ice presented by Lindt, is proud to announce that Canada's top Olympic medal contenders at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia will headline the 2014 nationwide tour this spring. As always, this year's production will showcase the athleticism and grace that define the sport, through performances by some of its finest Canadian Olympic talent. The Tour will arrive in Toronto, ON on Friday, May 2 for a 7:30 PM performance at the Air Canada Centre.
Art of the Danforth (May 2-11, 2014) returns for a third time in the East Danforth neighbourhood. Featuring 20+ large-scale public art projects, the festival experiments with the role of art in the community and its ability to transform the neighbourhood.
Toronto's Beach Studio Tour Celebrates 20th Anniversary Come visit 24 artists @ 14 studio sites located in Toronto's Beach community. This tour offers fine art and craftsmanship in a variety of mediums and styles for every home. Self-guided. FREE admission. Brochures (with map) will be available at most local shops and on our website. On the weekend of the tour look for the yellow signs and explore our vibrant, lakeside neighbourhood.
Jane's Walk is a global movement of free, locally led walking tours inspired by iconic writer and urban activist Jane Jacobs. The walks get people to explore their cities and connect with neighbours. In 2013, there were more than 800 walks in more than 100 cities around the world, and 150 walks were held in Toronto alone! Go to www.janeswalk.org/canada/toronto/ to find walks across the city.
After the smashing success of the âChristmas Soul Revueâ charity fundraiser in support of CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish last December, The St. Royals 16-piece Superband is returning to the Mod Club on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 for the Rhythm & Soul Revue: âThe History of Soul.â The superband - including 4 singers, a searing 5-piece horn section and a 7-piece rhythm section - will hit the stage alongside 11-time Stylus DJ Award nominee and Toronto soul aficionado, DJ Fase for the very best in Motown, Soul and Funk. This highly skilled group makes quality their watchword, bringing the soul era to life with exceptional talent and sparkling style. Dust off your shoes and dance the night away at The Mod Club and get schooled in soul.
When Andrew Gross receives a company memo written in Ptydepe, a new artificial language being adopted by his organization to streamline communications, Andrew must go on a hunt around his entire office to find someone to translate it. A satire about bureaucratic bumbling in business, THE MEMO is an absurdist parody that proves just how inefficient efficiency can be. A smart comedy for anyone who has ever worked in an office or battled bureaucracy. A new translation by Paul Wilson of VÃ¡clav Havel's classic play.
Something familiar, something peculiar â something for everyone: A comedy tonight! Crazy schemes and mistaken identities abound in this side-splitting musical farce. The slave Pseudolus plots to win his freedom by helping Hero win the heart of Philia, a virgin courtesan promised to the renowned warrior Miles Gloriosus. But the plans go awry and Pseudolus is left trying to keep track of three people disguised as the virgin, an angry warrior, an owner whose suspicious wife is trying to prove her husband is cheating on her, and an old man searching for his lost children. And then things start to get complicated.
Kevin Toner returns to Belfast to confront his father after a 15-year absence. He has a bone to pick, and he is determined to have a conversation that will leave no stone unturned. There's only one problem. His father is dead. And lying in a coffin in the front room. Starring David Mackett. Directed by Rod Ceballos, Awarded Outstanding Performance & Direction by NOW Magazine at Fringe 2013. *Note: Mature language
Experience the phenomenon of Disney's THE LION KING. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by award-winning director Julie Taymor, whose visual images for this show you'll remember forever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice's Oscar#174;-winning song âCan You Feel The Love Tonightâ and âCircle of Life.â Let your imagination run wild at the Tony#174; Award-winning Broadway sensation Newsweek calls âa landmark event in entertainment.â Toronto's most eagerly awaited return will leap onto the Princess of Wales stage this April.
Now Playing Speakeasy! A Roaring Twenties Murder Mystery. Join us for opening night at East Side Marion's Emerald City Night Club. Where Sam Spade, Al Capone and Mae West go over the rainbow in this Prohibition Era mystery. Shows every Friday and Saturday, with select Thursdays and some Wednesday matinees
Americans Zack and Abby appear to have it all: an apartment in a promising neighbourhood in Paris, an affectionate marriage, and Zack's admirable mission to eradicate pediatric AIDS through his work with Doctors Without Borders. But when Abby finds Zack at home one day when he's supposed to be at work, the revelations that follow rock their seemingly idyllic life.
The Last Confession delves into the most highly guarded institution in the world to explore the mystery shrouding the sudden death of Pope John Paul I in 1978. Found dead just 33 days after being elected, suspicions are aroused when it is revealed that, on the evening before his death, the new Pope had warned three of his most influential but hostile Cardinals that they would be replaced. The Vatican refuses to conduct an official investigation into the death. Cardinal Benelli is the only one to challenge the dead Pope's enemies. Starring David Suchet (Agatha Christie's Poirot) as Cardinal Benelli and eminent British actor Richard O'Callaghan as Pope John Paul I.
At a secret location in downtown Toronto, you will step into a world of The Unexplained. Every Friday Night, about 40 adventurous souls will embark on a delightfully disturbing night of fine food & spirits before encountering an entity who inhabits the place. Your Ghost Host will be Jamie Stam, an engaging traveler with an incredible story to tell of the entity that followed him back from a near death experience. Incredible phenomenon will occur. Sceptics are welcome. Believers will be unsettled. This will be a night out for you and your guests that you will never forget at a very special location. Seating is restricted and open only to 18+ participants. Reservations are required. Learn more at www.TheGhostExperience.com
Join us for Alexander Showcase Theatre's production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood! The musical murder mystery where every night's a different ending to the story Charles Dickens left unfinished. Led by an outstanding orchestra, our rambunctious cast of characters dance and sing their way to a different outcome every night -- on the whim of the audience!
Box office info. Early Bird Flexible passes â available online only until Friday, April 11 Full Festival Film Schedule available âonline at tjff.com as of Monday , April 14 TJFF Ticket Pricing: $13.00 â Single Tickets $8.00 - Matinee Screenings $9 - Seniors/ Students $20.00 - Opening Night Main Number to Call is Festival Box Office: 416-324-9121 Advance Box Offices: ORDER TICKETS ONLINE FROM TJFF.COM beginning April 16 In Person â Toronto Jewish Film Festival Box Office (basement level)* â April 16 â April 30 19 Madison Ave. Sunday â Friday 12pm â 6pm *no wheelchair access â please call 416-324-9121 for assistance by phone
Is Mahler's Ninth a symphony of farewellsâto love, to folk music, to the hustle and bustle of modern times, to life itselfâor a voyage towards a new level of being? Either way, it leads you on a journey like no other. Come for: Mahler's musicâthe late symphonies in particularâneeds a seasoned conductor to do it justice. The TSO's distinguished Conductor Laureate meets every challenge of this epic work. And more: Big orchestra, big emotions, big rewards. This concert will be performed without an intermission. Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Annual Kaeja Lounge featuring a tutored beer and cheese tasting, silent auction, and performances from over 20 dancers and 4 live musicians! TWO levels of ticketing: Early Evening Soiree: $75 each - arrive at 7PM and get a tutored tasting featuring Beau's brews and cheeses, followed by open bar privileges all night, hors d'oeuvres, performances, silent auction, & an exclusive performance by Karen & Allen! Learn how the beers are made, receive tasting notes & how to pair different cheese to different beers. Tax receipts are available for the maximum allowable amount from CRA ($50). Party-Goers: $25 each â arrive anytime after at 8:30PM and watch the stellar performances, buy a drink at the bar, bid on items, enjoy snacks & have fun.
Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival is an annual event in May with well over 1500 Canadian and international artists and photographers exhibiting at more than 175 venues throughout the Greater Toronto Area. As a leading proponent of photography, the Festival increases exposure and recognition for local, Canadian and international artists and is committed to advancing knowledge, creativity and innovation in photography. It stimulates excitement and discussion among a diverse audience that has grown to over 1.8 million. CONTACT is the largest photography event in the world, and a premiere cultural event in Canada.
An operetta by Eduard KÃ¼nneke originally from Germany. Performed in English. A story of mistaken identity - a mysterious young man makes romantic sparks fly under a silvery moon! A light comic touch to this tale of young love with its joys and woes, leavened by musical numbers. Thrilling melodies, jazz-age sizzle and dreams of a Batavian paradise will intrigue and entertain. Artists: Lucia Cesaroni, Elizabeth Beeler, Christopher Mayell, Michael Nyby, Charlotte Knight, Keenan Viau, and Gregory Finney. Conductor: Jurgen Petrenko Stage Director: Guillermo Silva-Marin
61 female comedians and comedy troupes are participating in the first ever SheDot Festival May 1-4, 2014 at Comedy Bar (945 Bloor St W). SheDot showcases all female comedians in its 12 different shows. The festival also includes a fundraising gala on the closing night, Sunday, May 4 at The Opera House benefiting The Jo-Anna Downey Fund. For tickets: bit.ly/SheDot14