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November 7, 2012

So You Think You Can Dance

At 7:30pm. So You Think You Can Dance’s ninth-season Top 10 finalists will be hitting the road this fall making their way across North America as part of the 2012 live tour, sponsored by Just Dance 4, the world¹s No. 1 dance game franchise. The season 9 tour line-up, just revealed on last night¹s show, includes the following top 10 finalists: Audrey, Chehon, Cole, Cyrus, Eliana, George, Lindsay, Tiffany, Will and Witney. www.sonycentre.ca

Start: November 7, 2012 7:30 pm
End: November 7, 2012 9:30 pm
Location: Sony Centre For The Performing Arts

Melissa Etheridge

At 8:00pm. Easily one of the greatest all-time female rock icons, Oscar and two-time Grammy winner Melissa Etheridge performs at Massey Hall in support of her new album 4th Street Feeling, set for release in early September. Etheridge was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in late 2011 and is also an outspoken cultural, political and human rights activist. Box office: 416-872-4255. Tickets: $35 – $100. www.MasseyHall.com

Start: November 7, 2012 8:00 pm
End: November 7, 2012 10:00 pm
Location: Massey Hall

Junction Food Tour

Spend a morning discovering what New York Times calls one of Toronto’s hippest up and coming neighbourhoods. The Junction, which was dry until 1997, is emerging as the next big destination in Toronto. It is made up primarily of independent retailers.

Learn about this historical neighbourhood as you sip and savour at foodie destinations along the way. Your guided tour will include tastings at 5-6 shops as well as historical points of interest. You will have the chance to meet and greet the shop owners whenever possible.

This tour begins at 10:30 AM. All aboooard!


Start: November 3, 2012
End: November 10, 2012

Roncesvalles Village Food Tour

Spend an afternoon in one of Toronto’s trendiest neighbourhoods. The GridTO called Roncesvalles Village, “the most perfect corner of Toronto we have left.” Rich in flavour, flair, and culture, Roncesvalles Viillage has been known as “Little Poland”. It has undergone a recent transformation resulting in many fine specialty gourmet food shops calling this village home. This neighbourhood is a fine example of true diversity where its Polish roots still remain while new food shops have integrated resulting in a hip, fun, and tasty neighborhood. Learn the history of Roncesvalles while discovering these foodie destinations. Your guided tour will include tastings at 5-7 shops as well as historical points of interest. You will have the chance to meet and greet the shop owners whenever possible. The tour begins at 2:30 PM. Smacznego (Polish for Bon Appetit). www.foodiesonfoot.ca/roncesvalles-village-food-tour/

Start: November 3, 2012
End: November 10, 2012

Five Week Intensive Archery Workshop

Program dates: October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11. Program time: 10:30 – 12:30 pm or 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

Back By Popular Demand: Five Week Archery Course! Are you a regular participant in archery at Casa Loma and looking for a bit of a challenge? Be one of the first people to sign up for a Five Week Archery course.

Every Sunday morning, Shawn Adams will hone the group’s archery skills. Class size is limited. Participants must have attended at least two of Shawn’s classes prior to registering for the Five Week Program.

Program cost: $175.00 + HST. Adults-only workshop. To register, please call 647-725-1826.


Casa Loma
Start: October 14, 2012
End: November 11, 2012


In a room safe from the desolate landscape outside, Hamm, a blind man unable to stand, gives orders to his servant, Clov, a man unable to sit, as Hamm’s elderly parents, Nagg and Nell, look on from their trashcan homes. One of master absurdist Samuel Beckett’s most important works, Soulpepper’s acclaimed Endgame returns with a new vision. Directed by Daniel Brooks. Featuring Diego Matamoros, Michael Simpson, Maria Vacratsis and Joseph Ziegler.

Start: October 26, 2012
End: November 14, 2012
Venue: The Young Centre for the Performing Arts
55 Mill Street, Building 49

Sinfonia Toronto

At 8:00pm. Anastasia Rizikov, piano and Berislav Skenderovic, conductor. Canada’s next superstar, First Prize winner of the adult level of the Rotary International Competition in Spain – at age 11!

Tickets: $12 (students), $32 (seniors) and $39 (adults).


Start: October 16, 2012 8:00 pm
End: November 16, 2012 10:00 pm
Location: Glenn Gould Studio

La Cage Aux Folles

WELCOME TO La Cage Aux Folles! Winner of three 2010 Tony Awards® including the award for BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL, this hilarious new production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES was the biggest hit of the 2010 Broadway season, leaving audiences in stitches night after night!

Starring George Hamilton and Christopher Sieber tells the story of Georges (George Hamilton), the owner of a glitzy nightclub in lovely Saint-Tropez, and his partner Albin (Christopher Sieber), who moonlights as the glamor­ous chanteuse Zaza. When Georges’ son brings his fiancée’s conservative parents home to meet the flashy pair, the bonds of family are put to the test as the feather boas fly!

LA CAGE is a tuneful and touching tale of one family’s struggle to stay together… stay fabulous… and above all else, stay true to themselves! With a glorious score of hummable melodies and a dynamite cast featuring the “notorious and dangerous Cagelles,” LA CAGE is an indisputable musical comedy classic… and this extraordinary new version shows you why!


La Cage Aux Folles Toronto
Start: October 10, 2012
End: November 18, 2012
Location: Royal Alexandra Theatre

Speaking in Tongues

When a woman goes missing, four marriages fall into a mess of sex, lies, and neglect. Through it all, each couple desperately searches for fulfillment and the line between right and wrong becomes dangerously blurred.

Speaking in Tongues is a thrilling play fresh from Australia; a multi-faceted adventure that reveals the darker side of human nature. The Company Theatre, our Berkeley Street Partners who presented 2011’s critically-acclaimed The Test, return with this intriguing and intelligent play in which nine parallel lives are interlocked by lust, infidelity, and one mysterious stiletto.


Start: October 29, 2012
End: November 24, 2012

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of critically-acclaimed Berlin-based artist Omer Fast. Fast (born 1972, Jerusalem) works primarily with video to test our understanding of media and examine how individual and collective histories interact.

Focusing on narrative structures and constructions, he mixes sound and image into stories that test the line between personal and media accounts of current events and history, particularly a recent history of war.

The exhibition includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art. In his concern with the strategies of digital manipulation and perception, Fast’s work draws attention to the permeable boundaries between documentary and fiction.


Start: September 15, 2012
End: November 25, 2012
Location: The Power Plant