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March 3, 2013

The Happy Show

Presenting the work of internationally acclaimed NYC-based graphic designer and typographer, Stefan Sagmeister.

Sagmeister is as celebrated for his commercial work for brands like LEVIs or his album covers for The Rolling Stones and Talking Heads as he is for his provocative public art installations. He not only tests the boundary between art and design, he often transgresses it through his imaginative implementation of typography.
The Happy Show offers visitors the experience of walking into the designer’s mind as he attempts to increase his happiness via mediation, cognitive therapy, and mood-altering pharmaceuticals. Centered around the designer’s ten-year exploration of happiness, this exhibition presents typographic investigations of a series of maxims, or rules to live by, originally culled from Sagmeister’s diary, manifested in a variety of imaginative and interactive forms.

Where: Design Exchange (234 Bay Street, Toronto)

When: January 9th to March 3rd, 2013

Admission: $10 of free for DX members

Website: www.dx.org

Start: January 9, 2013
End: March 3, 2013

Dachshund UN

World Stage Production

Dachshund UN

Bennett Miller (Australia)
Production Sponsor: PawsWay

Shock, delight, cacophony! A meeting of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights is staged with the help of specially recruited dachshunds in this wild performance installation. Joyful and chaotic, spectacular and fascinating, Dachshund UN questions our capacity to imagine and achieve a universal system of justice.

Creator Bennett Miller is a sculptor and installation artist whose aim is to create theatre as a political arena by exploring active viewership and durational performance.

Admittance to this show is free on a first-come, first-serve basis. Performances will also be webcast.

If you have a dachshund and want to participate, email dogshow@harbourfrontcentre.com.

When: February 28-March 3, 2013

Location: Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre

For details visit www.harbourfrontcentre.com/worldstage

Start: February 8, 2013
End: March 3, 2013

toronto marlies vs binghamton senators

Face-off: 3:00pm

For tickets please visit: www.marlies.ca

Location: Ricoh Coliseum — 100 Princes Boulevard, Exhibition Place

Toronto Marlies
Date: March 3, 2013

clybourne park

The most-acclaimed new play of this century; the winner of the Tony, Olivier, Evening Standard and the Pulitzer Prize, CLYBOURNE PARK is a hilarious look at race and real estate that asks questions many of us may not want to confront. Produced by Studio 180 Theatre, the company that also brought us STUFF HAPPENS and THE NORMAL HEART, CLYBOURNE PARK is essential theatre for all who love theatre that matters.

For tickets please visit the Off-Mirvish website.

Location: Panasonic Theatre — 651 Yonge Street

Start: February 12, 2013
End: March 3, 2013

Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical

Freckleface Strawberry was just like every other girl – except she had bright red hair and something worse…FRECKLES!

Now in Freckleface The Musical, based on the beloved New York Times Best Selling book by celebrated actress Julianne Moore, you and your family can step inside the book’s pages with Freckleface and her loveable schoolmates as they learn that everyone is different – and that’s what makes everyone special!

Due to the popularity of this show, advance tickets are suggested.

Click here to buy tickets.

Date: March 3, 2013

live jazz

12 Noon Brunch Matinee:
3:30pm: CLUB DJANGO:
Traditional Gypsy-Swing Sextet.
with Tania Gill-Piano & Brodie West-Sax.
Jake Koffman-Sax, Brian O’Kane-Trumpet, Robi Botos-Piano, Dan Fortin-Bass & Fabio Ragnelli-Drums.

For more details: www.TheRex.ca

Location: The Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar — 194 Queen Street West

Date: March 3, 2013

PDAC 2013 International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange

The PDAC Investors Exchange is a “must attend” annual event!
The Investors Exchange is comprised of over 600 exhibitors including junior exploration companies, major mining companies, mid-sized producers, prospectors, and stock exchanges. Investors interested in this sector should not miss out on this opportunity to have face-to-face conversations with exhibitors about their current activities and investment potential.

Watch our video for tips to help you plan ahead and make the most out of your time at the Convention. There’s so much to do, and we don’t want you to miss a thing: http://player.vimeo.com/video/57972521?autoplay=1

For more information: www.pdac.ca/pdac/conv/2013/ie-delegates.aspx#Exhibit_Hours

Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building — 222 Bremner Boulevard

Start: March 3, 2013
End: March 6, 2013

Dominic Nahr: Captive State

Captive State is an exhibition of photographs taken by Dominic Nahr during two trips to Somalia. In August 2011, Nahr traveled to Mogadishu with Alex Perry (TIME’s Africa Bureau Chief) to document the famine in Southern Somalia. They found overwhelming suffering and death; approximately 150,000 of the 2.8 million Somalis affected eventually starved to death. Almost as appalling was the knowledge that a US anti-terrorism policy unwittingly blocked aid to the famine areas for years. Perry writes, “If drought set the conditions for last year’s famine in East Africa, it was man who ensured it.”

When Nahr and Perry returned to Mogadishu the following year, the improvements were tangible, but as Perry states, “If Mogadishu was enjoying its longest sustained peace in 21 years of civil war, you couldn’t mistake that for a return to normality.”A TIME Contract Photographer and Magnum Photos Nominee, Dominic Nahr graduated from the photography program at Ryerson University in 2008. Dominic Nahr: Captive State will be on view in the Ryerson Image Centre’s Student Gallery January 23 – March 10, 2013.

For more information, visit the Ryerson Image Centre website.

Ryerson Image Centre
Start: January 23, 2013
End: March 10, 2013

Sweets & Treats Food Tour

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, join us as we take you around the city for our Sweets and Treats Tour. A magical road filled with sweet surprises as we visit several Valentine’s Day themed food stops. From aphrodisiac delicacies to childhood “fun-loving” classics, what better way to share your love with a special someone, a family member, or a dear friend, as you experience the sweet joy of eating the best handmade confections, sweets, and, savoury treats. Our version of an adult game of Candyland.
Approximately 4 hours in length.

Join us on February 9 and 10. Tickets are $69-80 plus HST and include your guided tour and all tastings.

Event Details: http://foodiesonfoot.ca/upcoming-food-events-food-tours-toronto/

Start: February 9, 2013
End: March 10, 2013

Ghost Tracking

Does Casa Loma have ghosts? Find out for yourself with our Ghost Tracking experts….
The Evening will commence in the Library for a quick introduction and breakdown of haunted tales, a sneak peek at your hosts Paranormal Equipment, and perhaps listen to some of the amazing EVP’s captured during some of the investigations that have taken place at The Castle. We will then proceed forward for a mini tour – allowing you, our honoured guests, some extra time to investigate on your own!

Dates: Friday, February 1, 2013; Saturday, February 2, 2013; Sunday, February 17, 2013; Thursday, March 14, 2013; and Friday, March 15, 2013.

Times: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Price: Adult $26.96 Children $15.95

Registration/Tickets: www.canadasmosthauntedmedia.com/casa-loma

Location: Casa Loma — One Austin Terrace

Start: February 1, 2013
End: March 15, 2013
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