April 7, 2013
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.
April 7, 14, 21, 28
Start time: 10:30 a.m.
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
145 Queen St. W. (at University Avenue)
Cost: $20/adults; $15/seniors and students
The Canadian Opera Company opens the doors to the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on April 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2013, with 90-minute tours for the general public. These recently redesigned, extensive tours now include backstage access, in addition to the exciting opportunity to learn more about the first purpose-built opera house in Canada, its history, architecture and innovative acoustic design.
Starting at 10:30 a.m., each tour is led by trained docents and includes information and access to the magnificent Isadore and Rosalie Sharp City Room, the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre and R. Fraser Elliott Hall, as well as backstage areas like wig rooms and dressing rooms, the orchestra pit, and other spaces that only a stage door pass could unlock.
Tickets for public tours are $20/adults and $15/seniors and students, and can be purchased in advance at coc.ca or at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Box Office, located at 145 Queen St. W., Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets will also be available on the morning of the tour starting at 10 a.m. at the welcome desk located in the main lobby.
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.
Toronto’s Wine & Cheese Experience
Taste, sip and savour at our Toronto Wine & Cheese Experience!
The Wine & Cheese Experience – Joining forces with our newly re-inspired Good Food & Drink Festival, this 19+ feature will be an intimate version of the former Toronto Wine & Cheese Show, offering an engaging opportunity with a focus on wine and education.
Schott Zwiesel Tasting Room
The Grape Guy, Michael Pinkus, will be conducting seminars all weekend long in the Schott Zwiesel Tasting Room!
Eat St. Food Trucks
Come see James Cunningham live on the Food Network Get Cooking Canada! Stage on Sunday April 7th at 1pm!
- Friday April 5th: 10am – 9pm
- Saturday April 6th: 10am – 9pm
- Sunday April 7th: 10am – 6pm
* Wine & Cheese Experience opens at 11am daily*
Location: Direct Energy Centre
For more information visit the Good Food & Drink website.
8 pm. Musician, actor and composer Adnan Sami received his formal training in Indian Classical music from the famous Santoor Maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma. Specializing in Asian and Western styles and instrumentation, his career has spanned Classical Music (Indian and Western), Jazz and modern Pop-Rock. Currently he resides in Mumbai, India.
For tickets: box office at 416-872-4255 or www.roythomsonhall.com
Venue: Roy Thomson Hall — 60 Simcoe Street
12 Noon Brunch Matinee:
HART HOUSE/JAZZ FM YOUTH.
3:30pm: CLUB DJANGO:
Traditional Gypsy-Swing Sextet.
7:00pm: TOM REYNOLDS TRIO
with George Koller & Lorne Nehring.
9:30pm: JULIA CLEVELAND:
Mike Malone-Trumpet, Shirantha Beddage-Sax, Adrean Farrugia-Piano, Mike Milligan-Bass & Julia Cleveland-Drums.
For more details: www.TheRex.ca
Location: The Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar — 194 Queen Street West
DATES: April 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 2013
TIMES: 7:30 P.M. (*with the exception of Sunday, April 7 matinee at 3 P.M.)
Mozart’s The Magic Flute is an enchanting romp through a fairly-tale land in which dragons and spirits roam
and perseverance is rewarded by true love. A magical tale that delights audiences of all ages, The Magic
Flute is a wonderful adventure for the whole family.
One of the most-performed operas worldwide, The Magic Flute is perhaps Mozart’s greatest popular
success. It tells the tale of a prince, Tamino, who is sent by The Queen of the Night to rescue her daughter
Pamina from her nemesis Sarastro. Accompanied by the endearingly incorrigible Papageno and with the aid
of a magic flute, the besotted Tamino ventures into the temple and quickly finds that all is not as it seems. TICKET PRICES: $35 – $155.
For more details: www.operaatelier.com
Location: The Elgin Theatre — 189 Yonge Street
Featuring 316 original prints from the prestigious Black Star Collection, HUMAN RIGHTS HUMAN WRONGS uses the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a point of departure to examine whether images of political struggle, suffering and victims of violence work for or against humanitarian objectives, especially when considering questions of race, representation, ethical responsibility and the cultural position of the photographer.
Curated by Mark Sealy, Director of Autograph ABP in London, England, HUMAN RIGHTS HUMAN WRONGS begins circa 1945 and includes well-known Civil Rights Movement events such as the Selma to Montgomery March and Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The exhibition also features images of the independence movements in African countries including Kenya, Algeria, Chad, and Congo; portraits of Nobel Peace Prize winners Lester B. Pearson, Yasser Arafat, and René Cassin; images of protests in locations such as Berkeley, Chile, and Argentina; and war and conflict from the Vietnam War to the Rwandan Genocide in 1994.
Through HUMAN RIGHTS HUMAN WRONGS, we see the wide dissemination of photographic images of humankind in abject, euphoric or violently explicit conditions, and examine how these images assist us in understanding the case for human and civil rights. Made possible by the generous support of TD Bank Group, with additional funding from the Paul J. Ruhnke Memorial Fund, the Howard and Carole Tanenbaum Family Charitable Foundation and Ryerson University, the exhibition is a collaboration with Autograph ABP (supported by Arts Council England). HUMAN RIGHTS HUMAN WRONGS will be on view in the Ryerson Image Centre Main Gallery January 23 – April 14, 2013.
For more information, visit the Ryerson Image Centre website.