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May 25, 2013

The Absolutely Positively Completely Made-Up Show!

Comedy for Kids!

It’s playtime! The Second City’s performers lace up their sneakers and reach deep into their imaginations to present The Absolutely Positively Completely Made-Up Show! It’s an hour of interactive, family-friendly games and laughs. Young audience members are encouraged to shout out ideas and even join the fun on stage!

Perfect for ages 13 and under. Snacks and beverages available within our comfortable theatre.

Approx running time: 60 minutes

The Second City — 51 Mercer St., Toronto (2 blocks north of the CN Tower)


Saturdays at 1:00pm
Until November 12.

Individual Tickets: $12 plus tax
Family 4-Packs: $40 plus tax (available at box office or by phone 416-343-0011 or 1-800-263-4485)

Visit The Second City website for more information.

Made-Up Show at Second City
Date: May 25, 2013


Over the past year, CBCMusic.ca, Canada’s free digital music service, has connected
music lovers with the very best Canadian and International music, concerts and features. Now,
CBCMusic.ca expands their offering, announcing the inaugural CBCMusic.ca Festival, taking place at
Echo Beach (909 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON) on Saturday, May 25, 2013.

Featuring Sam Roberts Band and Of Monsters and Men.
Plus Kathleen Edwards, Sloan, Corb Lund and the Hurtin’ Albertans, Half Moon Run, Jarvis
Church, Elisapie, Aidan Knight, Kae Sun, and Shakura S’Aida. With special guest appearances by CBC Radio’s The Debaters, Jian Ghomeshi, plus additional
CBC Talent and Stars to be announced.

Tickets for the CBCMusic.ca Festival will go on sale Saturday, March 16 at 10:00 am through
Ticketmaster. General admission tickets will be available for $59.50 + service charge at
www.ticketmaster.ca, all Ticketmaster outlets and to charge by phone at 1-855-985-5000. Tickets will
also be available at Toronto independent record shops Rotate This and Soundscapes.

Date: May 25, 2013

Michael Kaeshammer with special guest Kellylee Evans

8pm. Michael Kaeshammer has been drawing crowds since moving to Canada from his native Germany as a teenager. A dynamite pianist, he went his own way in 2011 with the release of his self-titled album of jubilant, pop-tinged jazz originals. Silky-smooth singer Kellylee Evans, whose work ranges from Nina Simone tributes (2010’s acclaimed Nina) to 1960s revivalist soul, appears as Kaeshammer’s special guest.

For tickets: box office at 416-872-4255 or www.masseyhall.com

Venue: Massey Hall — 178 Victoria Street

Michael Kaeshammer
Date: May 25, 2013
Location: Massey Hall

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones, who rocked London and New York in 2012, announced today that they will kick off their “50 AND COUNTING” tour in Los Angeles at the STAPLES Center. The tour debut will be followed by performances in Oakland, San Jose, Las Vegas, Anaheim, Toronto, Chicago, Boston and Philadelphia.

“50 AND COUNTING” continues the exhilarating celebration of the band’s first 50 years—five decades of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood bringing their iconic music and ground-breaking stage shows to audiences around the globe. The Rolling Stones were recently crowned the ‘Best Live Band’ at the NME Awards in London, and over the past 12 months have thrilled fans with their release of a greatest hits collection, “GRRR!,” a groundbreaking documentary film “Crossfire Hurricane,” a photographic book “Rolling Stones: 50,” and have taken the stage by storm for their first live shows in many years. The tour is the band’s highly anticipated return to the stage.

For tickets: charge by phone at 1-855-985-5000 or visit www.ticketmaster.ca

Venue: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

Rolling Stones
Date: May 25, 2013
Location: Air Canada Centre – Entertainment Complex

Live Jazz

12 Noon Brunch Matinee:
Jim John’s Jazz Orchestra.
Funk, Soul and R&B Classics.
Bonnie Brett-Vocals, Mike Murley-Sax, Mark Eisenman-Piano, Steve Wallace-Bass & John Sumner-Drums.

For more information: www.TheRex.ca

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

Date: May 25, 2013

Iranian Heritage Days at the ROM

Come out and celebrate Iranian heritage and culture at its finest. On Saturday May 25, 2013 from 11:00 am to 5:00pm the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) will celebrate Iranian Heritage Day through music, dance, dining and hands-on activities.

In partnership with the Toronto Iranians Community Group, the ROM is proud to present a day of Iranian culture and heritage programming. The ROM’s Heritage Days offer a unique look at the diverse backgrounds of Canadians providing visitors with the opportunity to learn about these other cultures.

The celebration features a wide array of festivities including authentic Iranian music, dance and Naghali story-telling performances. Also scheduled is the premiere of Siamak Eskandari’s newest photography exhibit, “Riders on the Stone”, and a lecture by the photographer. Art is also on display from contemporary Iranian artists as well as hands-on Iranian themed crafts for children. Additionally, Food Studio and ROM Boutique feature Iranian-themed fare and wares for the day.

For more details: www.rom.on.ca/en/activities-programs/events-calendar/iranian-heritage-day

Location: Royal Ontario Museum — 100 Queen’s Park

what we are saying

World Stage Production

Ame Henderson/Public Recordings
Presented in association with The Power Plant

Expanding upon findings from 300 Tapes and relay, Public Recordings asks: “What can we say about our future and how do we say it together?” Using language and movement to explore new perspectives of our world and each other, an assembly of performers responds to uncertainty, potential danger, and possibility in an unobstructed performance space. Since 2003, widely-acclaimed Public Recordings has been supporting and promoting the works of dancemaker Ame Henderson and her collaborators. The Power Plant, part of Harbourfront Centre, is Canada’s leading public gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary visual art.

When: May 23-26, 2013

Location: The Power Plant

More Information: Visit www.harbourfrontcentre.com/worldstage

Start: May 23, 2013
End: May 26, 2013
Location: Harbourfront Centre


World Stage Production

Hotel Modern (Netherlands)

With an enormous scale model of Auschwitz filling the stage, thousands of eight-centimetre-tall handmade puppets represent the prisoners and their executioners. The performers move through the set like giant war reporters, or silent gods, filming the horrific events with miniature cameras. The audience becomes witness. Hotel Modern attempts to imagine the unimaginable: the greatest mass murder in history, committed in a purpose-built city. Established in 1997, Hotel Modern blends visual arts, puppetry, music and film in evocative productions by representing harsh reality in a refined poetic manner.

When: May 23-26, 2013

Location: Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre

More Information: Visit www.harbourfrontcentre.com/worldstage

Start: May 23, 2013
End: May 26, 2013
Location: Harbourfront Centre

Toronto Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles

May 23 at 7:07pm; May 24 at 7:07pm; May 25 at 1:07pm; and May 26 at 1:07pm.

For tickets: www.bluejays.com

Location: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way

Start: May 23, 2013
End: May 26, 2013
Locations: Rogers Centre

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

carassauga – mississauga’s festival of cultures

Travel the World without leaving the City!
More to see, more to do in 2013!

Every year Carassauga looks for ways to enhance the visitor experience. And this year will be no exception, with more to see and more to do; that means more value for your Passport purchase and more enjoyment for your visit. With 72 countries represented in 28 Pavilions at 12 locations across Mississauga, there is a lot to experience.

What is new in 2013? New Pavilions, more entertainment, more attractions and more opportunities for fun. Carassauga welcomes Brazil, Korea, Slovakia and Thailand to our Festival family.

The newest addition to the Festival is the Marketplace providing a central destination for Festival visitors to shop for an array of goods and products at Carassauga’s own global marketplace. Located in a large outdoor tented area in the north parking lot of the Hershey Centre Sport Zone, visitors will have the opportunity to purchase jewelry, crafts, household goods, clothes and food stuffs.

Carassauga proudly presents “Simply the Best” on May 24th, 2013 at 9:00 pm at the Hershey Sports Centre, Outdoor stage. If you are a Tina Turner fan, you are going to love “Simply the Best”, a tribute show which recreates the excitement and music of Tina Turner. Free admission with an adult passport.

Visitors that purchase an advance Passport prior to the Festival will have the chance to enter a draw to win two round trip Air Canada Economy Class tickets to any destination Air Canada flies.

For more details: www.carassauga.com

Start: May 24, 2013
End: May 26, 2013
Location: Hershey Centre SportZone