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March 5, 2013


12 – 1 p.m. Ballet Creole extends the celebration of Black History Month into March with their exhilarating new production, Tounkande. A unique collaboration between Ballet Creole Artistic/Executive Director Patrick Parson and guest artists Amara Kante (master djembe drummer) and Reimundo Sosa (Cuban percussion specialist), this project brings together song, dance and rhythms of Guinea, West Africa, and showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Malinke people.

For more information: www.coc.ca

Location: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts — 145 Queen St. West

Date: March 5, 2013

live jazz

Carissa Neufeld-Piano/Vibes, Paul Metcalfe-Sax, Kurt Nielsen-Bass & Jeff Halischuck-Drums.
Kevin Turcotte-Trumpet,
Adrean Farrugia-Piano,
Jim Vivian-Bass, and
Ernesto Cervini-Drums.

For more details: www.TheRex.ca

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

Date: March 5, 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


World Stage Production


Philip McKee (Canada)
Co-produced by Harbourfront Centre

Canadian performance legend Clare Coulter steps into the title role of Shakespeare’s King Lear in this intimate and powerful portrait of passing on a legacy, in a family and in the theatre. A reinvigorated and sensitive overturning of a timeless tragedy.

Philip McKee is an emerging performance maker and director within Canada’s theatre scene. In LEAR, he’s assembled an exciting group of collaborators for this surprising staging.

LEAR originally appeared as part of Harbourfront Centre’s HATCH performing arts residency programme in 2011. For more information about HATCH, visit harbourfrontcentre.com/hatch.

When: March 5-10, 2013

Location: Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre

More Information: Visit www.harbourfrontcentre.com/worldstage

Start: March 5, 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


Co-produced by Harbourfront Centre
Philip McKee (Canada).
Canadian performance legend Clare Coulter steps into the title role of Shakespeare’s King Lear in this
intimate and powerful portrait of passing on a legacy, in a family and in the theatre. Tickets: $30.

For more details: www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Location: Harbourfront — Studio Theatre

Start: March 5, 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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A Fond Husband

The Young Centre for the Performing Arts offers a rare opportunity to see one of Thomas d’Urfey’s lesser-known farces, A Fond Husband, first performed in London in 1676.

Tickets: $18

Visit the Young Centre website for more information.

Start: February 6, 2013
End: March 16, 2013

Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana

Forget about the dinosaurs you know… this is a whole new breed of beast. Mark your calendars for the biggest and best dinosaur exhibition ever mounted in Canada!

Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana features dinosaurs you’ve never seen before, displayed in ways you’ve never seen before. Created by the ROM, this new exhibition makes its world premiere in Toronto on June 23.

This scientifically rigorous, cutting-edge exhibition is based on ground-breaking new research and takes you on a journey through the ancient land of Gondwana. Meet the world’s largest and strangest dinosaurs as you journey back in time to the Mesozoic era and learn how continental drift supported the evolution of these bizarre creatures in what is modern-day Africa, Madagascar and South America.

Not only will you experience new dinosaurs – you’ll experience them in new ways. This exhibition includes cutting-edge augmented reality technology, that layers virtual experiences over the real environment. Three innovative iPad stations allow you to experience dinosaurs in surprising ways, including virtually fleshing out a dinosaur skeleton.


Ultimate Dinosaurs at The ROM
Start: June 23, 2012
End: March 17, 2013
Location: Royal Ontario Museum