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April 16, 2013

toronto marlies vs oklahoma city barons

Face-off: 7:00pm


For tickets please visit: www.marlies.ca


Location: Ricoh Coliseum — 100 Princes Boulevard, Exhibition Place

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Date: April 16, 2013
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Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac, one of rock’s most enduring, beloved and successful bands, will be embarking on a major 34-city US Tour after a three year break beginning April 4th, 2013. The tour was announced today by the group and Live Nation, the tour’s national promoter. Fleetwood Mac Live 2013 arena tour includes stops in Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, Chicago and a special appearance at the historic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Tickets for the first run of shows go on sale beginning December 14th.

For tickets please visit: www.Ticketmaster.ca

Location: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

Date: April 16, 2013
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A Celebration of Canadian Art Song

12 – 1 p.m. Co-directed by tenor Lawrence Wiliford and collaborative pianist Steven Philcox, the Canadian Art Song Project is an exciting new Toronto-based collective dedicated to the creation and performance of Canadian art song. Wiliford and Philcox present the world premiere of a new cycle by Norbert Palej entitled Fourteen Small Songs (on texts by Jan Zwicky). The program also includes a performance of Derek Holman’s Ash Roses by soprano Shannon Mercer and a selection of Jean Coulthard songs performed by baritone Peter McGillivray.

The Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre is a unique opportunity to experience diverse artistic programming in what has become one of Toronto’s most exciting cultural hubs. Six inspiring series offer concerts, dance performances and engaging presentations that feature both up-and-coming young artists and established international stars. All performances are FREE to the public, with admission on a first-come, first-served basis. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early as late seating is not available.

For more details: www.coc.ca

Venue: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts — 145 Queen Street West

 
Date: April 16, 2013
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Location: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

live jazz

6:30pm:
FERN LINDZON TRIO:
Fern Lindzon-Piano,
David French-Sax, and
Ross MacIntyre-Bass.
9:30pm:
CLASSIC REX JAZZ JAM
This Month’s Host:
Mat MacDonald.

For more details: www.TheRex.ca

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

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Date: April 16, 2013
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Toronto Blue Jays vs Chicago White Sox

April 15 at 7:07pm; April 16 at 7:07pm; April 17 at 7:07pm; and April 18 at 7:07pm.

For tickets: www.bluejays.com

Location: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way

 
Start: April 15, 2013
End: April 18, 2013
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Locations: Rogers Centre

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

Uncanny

The artists in this exhibition have an investigative outlook and continue to be informed by historical process of the
image in a contemporary and thought-provoking way. Sound, Video, Photography and the view’s own memory provide an image-based
platform for exploring the metamorphosis of the uncanny, a term that Sigmund Freud used to describe a psychological feeling
between terror and fascination. The uncanny is supernatural and fascinating leaving us feeling disturbed in a state of wonderment
and fear.

For more details: www.artgalleryofmississauga.com

Location: Art Gallery of Mississauga — 300 City Centre Drive

 
Start: March 7, 2013
End: April 20, 2013
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Location: Art Gallery of Mississauga

Sweetness of the Work

Sweetness of the Work is part of a collection exploring the possibilities fo crystalline forms in the lace work. In this installation,
Mississauga-based Noelle Hamlyn works with cotton thread embroidered to create web like structures which are then exposed to a saline solution.
This process encourages the formation of crystals. The evapouration rate, sun exposure, temperature, salt type and saturation of the solution
were varied to create this delicate lace form, floating in space. The process, as well as the nature of the resulting salt crytals on the
embroidered surface creates an apt metaphor for the accumulation of stitches, labour and the hours invested in traditional women’s hand work.
Sweetness of the Work is an homage to the salt tears of the seamstress, as if a gentle meditation on the loss of traditional hand skills. It
also speaks to the hierarchical structures that shape our perception of “women’s work” exposing cloth and lace work as a sociopolitical medium
of contemporary relevance.

For more details: www.artgalleryofmississauga.com

Location: Art Gallery of Mississauga — 300 City Centre Drive

 
Start: March 7, 2013
End: April 20, 2013
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Location: Art Gallery of Mississauga

Stomp

STOMP, a Toronto favourite, returns. STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. Year after year, audiences worldwide keep coming back for more of this pulse-pounding electrifying show. As the Boston Globe says, “If you haven’t seen STOMP, GO! If you have seen it, take someone and share the pleasure!”

For tickets: www.mirvish.com/shows/stomp

Location: Royal Alexandra Theatre — 260 King Street West

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Start: April 16, 2013
End: April 21, 2013
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Location: Royal Alexandra Theatre

tiff.kids International Film Festival

TIFF Kids offers a diverse slate of films from Canada and around the world — films that take children and parents out of the everyday, and use the power of film to foster thought and encourage discussion about the complex and challenging issues facing young people today, and have lots of fun doing it.

Location: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West

For more information, visit the TIFF Kids website.

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Start: April 9, 2013
End: April 21, 2013
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Location: TIFF Bell Lightbox

The Players’ Championship

The Players’ Championship is the fourth and final event in the Grand Slam of Curling series and features the top 15 men’s and women’s teams from all over the world. Teams will be competing for $200,000 in prize money with an additional $150,000 in bonus money on the line. You don’t want to miss the action, April 16th- 21st, 2013 at Mattamy Athletic Centre (formerly Maple Leaf Gardens).

For tickets and event information visit: www.mattamyathleticcentre.ca

Location: Mattamy Athletic Centre (formerly Maple Leaf Gardens) — 50 Carlton Street

Start: April 16, 2013
End: April 21, 2013
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