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March 18, 2013

live jazz

6:30pm:
U. OF T. STUDENT JAZZ ENSEMBLES
from U. of T.’s Faculty of Music
Ensembles of Geoff Young
& Andrew Downing.
9:30pm: HUMBER COLLEGE STUDENT JAZZ ENSEMBLES
from Humber’s Music School
hosted by Mark Promane.

For more details: www.TheRex.ca

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

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Date: March 18, 2013
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Rihanna

Worldwide superstar Rihanna – the “#1 Person On Facebook” with over 61.7 million Likes – is bringing her DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR to North America in 2013 and along with the tour’s international promoter, Live Nation Global Touring, has just announced she will be accompanied by very special guest A$AP Rocky. The RIHANNA DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR begins March 8th in Buffalo, New York. The tour is scheduled to stop in more than 28 cities across North America with additional dates to be announced.

For tickets please visit: www.Ticketmaster.ca

Location: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

Start: March 18, 2013
End: March 19, 2013
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Mary Walsh’s Dancing With Rage

Canada’s favourite comedian, Mary Walsh, has created a new show that incorporates all the characters she has played over the years, including the infamous warrior princess, Marg Delahunty, with her armour-plated breasts and razor-sharp wit to “cut through all the BS.” Outrageous, original and totally honest, DANCING WITH RAGE will have you jumping for joy.

For tickets please visit the Off-Mirvish website.

Location: Panasonic Theatre — 651 Yonge Street

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Start: March 5, 2013
End: March 24, 2013
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Canada Blooms: The Toronto Flower and Garden Festival

March 15 – 24, 2013. Canada Blooms has co-located with The National Home Show to create North America’s largest Home and Garden Event at the Direct Energy Center. Experience spectacular feature gardens, visit Canada’s largest Flower Show, meet Canada’s top gardening personalities and shop for the latest gardening products in the Blooms Marketplace. Named one of North America’s Top 100 Events and the Garden Attraction of the Year.

For details visit: www.canadablooms.com

Location: Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place

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Start: March 15, 2013
End: March 24, 2013
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the national home show & canada blooms

It’s time to RENOVATE, RENEW, & REFRESH!

1 ticket, 2 great events!

The National Home Show presented by RE/MAX is the most trusted resource for every home improvement project, inside & out. Ten days of insight and inspiration for making your house a home, featuring HGTV stars like Bryan Baeumler of Leave it to Bryan and Paul Lafrance of Decked Out, 700 retailers, the Dream Home and more new features, all under one roof. Satisfaction guaranteed – or the cost of admission is on us.

The show is co-located with Canada Blooms again this year, the largest North American flower and garden festival. Tour over 50,000 sq. ft of feature gardens and shop the Marketplace for everything from decorative accessories to plants and bulbs.

LOCATION:
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place
100 Princes’ Blvd.

MORE INFORMATION:
For more information and to buy tickets, visit the National Home show website.

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Start: March 15, 2013
End: March 24, 2013
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Shift: Highlights of Modernism from the AGO Collection

This exhibition features modern masterworks from 1909 until 1971. It was a period of great change in the world: the rapid rise of the car, the Great Depression’s economic turmoil, the devastation of two world wars, the advance of television and computers, the civil rights movement. Living the seismic shifts that surrounded them, the artists in this exhibition experimented with unique ways of seeing and explored new ideas about the nature of materials and the nature of artmaking itself. Artists expressed their inner visions, investigated social issues and created new languages of visual expression, with each generation ambitiously building upon and challenging the art that had come before.

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Art Gallery of Ontario
Start: November 5, 2012
End: March 31, 2013
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Location: Art Gallery of Ontario

family sundays at the art gallery of ontario

With events for all ages, we combine the excitement of all the arts on the last Sunday of the month from October to March with interactive, innovative family activities to engage and delight all ages throughout the studio and gallery.


Please visit our website: http://www.ago.net/family-events


Location: Art Gallery of Ontario — 317 Dundas Street West

Art Gallery of Ontario
Start: January 20, 2013
End: March 31, 2013
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Investigating Miniature Ivory and Boxwood Carvings

This exhibition invites you to explore ongoing research into five works of art from the Thomson Collection European Art at the AGO. Although each one is more than 500 years old, much remains to be discovered about these rare medieval carvings. Prized for their exceptional skill, craftsmanship and artistry, these mysterious objects inspire a range of questions: Who made it? How was it carved? Who owned it? How was it used? Constantly seeking answers, AGO curators and conservators closely examine the works, comb through primary documents and travel internationally to scrutinize related objects and research materials. They also deploy scientific technologies, such as X-radiography (X-rays), micro-computed tomography (CT scanning) and radiocarbon dating. New and in-depth research findings lead to a deeper understanding of these works and, consequently, the history of human creativity.

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Art Gallery of Ontario
Start: July 19, 2012
End: April 1, 2013
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Location: Art Gallery of Ontario

From Renaissance to Rodin: Celebrating the Tanenbaum Gift

Joey and Toby Tanenbaum’s dedication to the European Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario is palpable in each of the works that they have donated since 1985. Each betrays a love of richness and visual depth, an interest in the tension between pleasure and morality, and a dedication to the needs of their city public. The sensuous marble surface of Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s bust of Pope Gregory XV (1621) proclaims Rome’s papal authority, while the panel The Expulsion of the Money-Changers (1480-1500), attributed to the anonymous Master of the Kress Epiphany, teaches about the boundaries between the sacred and secular with a riot of figures and movement. Hendrick Andriessen’s Still Life (Vanitas) (c. 1637) uses an array of fascinating objects, richly rendered, to warn its viewers of the impermanence of the senses and life. All the Tanenbaum gifts offer AGO visitors a window into the dynamic and exciting history of early modern Europe. Come explore this unique collection and share Joey and Toby Tanenbaum’s passion for the richness and beauty of European art.

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Art Gallery of Ontario
Start: October 1, 2012
End: April 1, 2013
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Location: Art Gallery of Ontario

Josef Sudek: The Legacy of a Deeper Vision

Czech photographer Josef Sudek is regarded as one of the legendary photographers of the 20th century with a career that stretched over 60 years. His increasingly contemplative photographs transformed ordinary subjects by uniting his external observations with deeply felt sensibilities, creating a unique world of his own.

More than 175 photographs in this exhibition have been selected from Art Gallery of Ontario’s collection, spanning Sudek’s entire career.

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Art Gallery of Ontario
Start: October 3, 2012
End: April 7, 2013
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Location: Art Gallery of Ontario