May 5, 2013
Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture describes a generation of
artists who juxtapose urban youth culture with Aboriginal identity to create
innovative and unexpected new works—in painting, sculpture, installation,
performance and video—that reflect the current realities of Aboriginal peoples
Organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery and based on an initiative of
grunt gallery, the exhibition includes work by: Jackson 2bears, KC Adams,
Sonny Assu, Bear Witness, Jordan Bennett, Raymond Boisjoly,
Corey Bulpitt & Gurl 23, Kevin Lee Burton, Raven Chacon,
Nicholas Galanin, Maria Hupfield, Mark Igloliorte, Cheryl L’Hirondelle,
Duane Linklater, madeskimo, Dylan Miner, Kent Monkman,
Marianne Nicolson, Skeena Reece, Hoka Skenandore, and
For more information, visit thepowerplant.org
The Power Plant is pleased to present Althea Thauberger’s Marat Sade
Bohnice to North American audiences for the first time. Her project for The
Power Plant is an experimental documentary/video installation about the
staging of Peter Weiss’s 1963 play Marat/Sade at the Bohnice Psychiatric
Hospital in Prague. This new work approaches issues of timely reassessment,
institutionalization and shifting political terrain.
For more information, visit powerplant.org
HATCH is Harbourfront Centre’s annual performing arts residency programme. This is your chance to
encounter some of the most original, exciting and fresh voices in theatre, dance and performance our city
has to offer. The audience is invited to engage and interact with the artists following their presentations.
For more information, visit the Harboufront Centre website.
Paints, Brushes, Patterns, Books, Wood & more…
Demos, New Products, so much to see & do!!
Instructors, exhibitors, artists and shoppers will take over the Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Centre for the annual Creative Arts Convention. The three-day trade show boasts over 40 exhibitors who will sell and demonstrate their techniques and display their wares.
Public welcome at $7 per day or $10 for the weekend.
For more information: www.c2cevents.com
Location: Delta Meadowvale Hotel — 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, ON
Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market, will present its 20th annual edition from April 25 – May 5, 2013. An outstanding selection of 205 documentaries from Canada and around the world will be presented to Toronto audiences and international delegates. Hot Docs will also mount a full roster of conference sessions and market events and services for documentary practitioners, including the renowned Hot Docs Forum, Hot Docs Deal Maker and The Doc Shop. In partnership with Blue Ice Group, Hot Docs operates the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, a century-old landmark located in Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood.
For more details: www.hotdocs.ca
Venue: The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema — 506 Bloor Street West
Dates: Friday, May 3 and Sunday, May 5.
Times: Boarding – 6:30 pm; cruising 7:30-10:00 pm; and disembark – 10:00-10:30 pm.
Price: $72.95 per person + hsc & taxes. *Group rates for 15 or more also available.
Join us for our Cinco De Mayo Cruise, a Mexican Celebration of culture, achievements and experiences on May 3 aboard our Showboat and May 5 aboard our Klancy II. This spectacular evening includes a DJ, dancing and incredible views of the city’s skyline. The menu includes a buffet-style dinner with a build-your-own fajita station, fresh fish tacos and dessert buffet.
For more information and to make a reservation call 416.203.0168 or visit www.mariposacruises.com.
Come and Celebrate our 65th Anniversary, bring your friends and support your neighbourhood artists!!!
Opening Reception: Sunday April 28, 2013. 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Show Dates and Hours. April 24, 25, 26, 27 to May 5, 2013. Noon to 4:00 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday.
The art show features a wide range of artistic styles from some one hundred artists. Works presented include a variety of original paintings created in
multi mediums. It is a great opportunity for Torontonians to see original art that is professionally displayed and ready to be hung in the office or home.
FREE ADMISSION! FREE PARKING! Call Todmorden Mills Heritage Site: 416-396-2819.
For more details: www.donvalleyartclub.com
Location: The Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills Heritage Site — 67 Pottery Road
10:00am to 4:00pm.
Celebrate the arrival of spring by experiencing the sights and sounds of amorous male toads in search of that special someone! Our annual wetland festival is scheduled around the explosive breeding ritual of American toads at our very own Americas Wetlands Outdoor Exhibit. Although the emergence and courtship of toads is the main event, there are heaps of other fun activities for children and adults alike! It’s “toad-ally” fun for the whole family! Visit www.torontozoo.com/adoptapond or call Julia at 416-392-5999 to find out more!
Location: Toronto Zoo — 361A Old Finch Avenue
HUMBER COMMUNITY MUSIC
ANNUAL STUDENT RECITALS.
3:30pm: CLUB DJANGO
Traditional Gypsy-Swing Sextet.
7:00pm: RICHARD WHITEMAN
with Amanda Tosoff & Morgan Childs.
9:30pm: BRIAN CHAHLEY:
Brian Chahley-Trump, Dave Restivo-Piano, Dan Fortin-Bass, Fab Ragnelli-Drums.
For more information: www.TheRex.ca
Venue: The Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar — 194 Queen Street West