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June 14, 2013

Live Jazz

4:00pm: HOGTOWN SYNCOPATORS. 6:30pm: THE JIVEBOMBERS led by John Karpenko-Trombone.
9:45pm: DAVID BRAID & PERIPHERAL VISION: David Braid-Piano, Trevor Hogg-Sax, Michael Davidson-Vibes,
Don Scott-Guitar, Michael Herring-Bass, & Nick Fraser-Drums.

For more details: www.TheRex.ca

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

Date: June 14, 2013

Fish Fry-Day at Market 707

Join us at Market 707 for a collection of Toronto’s finest restaurants cooking up fish inspired dishes (and some non-fish dishes for those that do not enjoy a good fish dish) as well as five brand new containers filled with new pop-up retail and food options.
Event highlights include:
a foodies delight! — unique street food in the iconic Market 707 containers + Food Trucks + Fish-themed pop-up vendors hosted by Foodies on Foot;
a representative from Ocean Wise providing you information about sustainable fishing;
new Pop-up Shops at Market 707: 5 new vendors at the market only for June!;
gone fishin! — have you ever tried fishing for Rainbow Trout in an indoor swimming pool? (This one of a kind event is staying open late so you can test out your angling skills & have your fish grilled at our outdoor BBQ; and
incredible Toronto musical talent hosted by the Toronto Artist Collective (T.A.C.).

This is a free event. More information at: http://foodiesonfoot.ca/fish-fry-day-market-707/

Date: June 14, 2013
Location: Foodies on Foot


The World League is the most prestigious annual volleyball competition. Eighteen of the best national teams from around the world compete for the title of World League Champions. This event showcases the finest volleyball players on the planet.
Egypt (12th in the world), who last participated in 2010, and Japan (19th in the world), who finished 15th in 2012, will join Pool C which consists of Canada (18th in the world), South Korea (24h in the world), Finland (30th in the world) and the Netherlands (36th in the world).

All details at www.volleyball.ca/content/world-league-2013

Location: Hershey Centre — 5500 Rose Cherry Place, Mississauga, Ontario

Start: June 14, 2013
End: June 15, 2013
Location: Hershey Centre SportZone

Taylor Swift “RED” Tour

Doors: 4:30pm. Event Start Time: 6:30pm. 6-Time Grammy Winner, Taylor Swift, is returning to Toronto, this time taking Rogers Centre with her North American RED TOUR on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15, 2013. The RED TOUR, featuring special guest, Ed Sheeran, will highlight songs from Swift’s brand new album, RED, including the hit song “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”

For Tickets: www.ticketmaster.ca/Taylor-Swift-tickets/artist/1094215

Venue: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way

Start: June 14, 2013
End: June 15, 2013
Location: Rogers Centre

Revealing the Early Renaissance: Stories and Secrets in Florentine Art

Revealing the Early Renaissance: Stories and Secrets in Florentine Art will explore how the city’s burgeoning economy of the time fostered a unique demand for artworks both religious and civic, as well as the collaborative nature of artistic production, a closer look at the workshops of artists, the stories behind the works and their subjects and insight into conservation research. Visitors will interact with the exhibition at numerous hands-on stations, offering the opportunity to explore inside the Renaissance artist’s studio, discover the pigments and tools used, hear music from a book whose pages will be reunited for the first time in over a century, view footage of Florence and see aspects of the works through the microscopes of conservators.

For more information: www.ago.net/RevealingTheEarlyRenaissance

Location: Art Gallery of Ontario — 317 Dundas Street West

Art Gallery of Ontario
Start: March 16, 2013
End: June 16, 2013
Location: Art Gallery of Ontario


The most anticipated summer event in music, film and comedy in Canada, the 19th annual NXNE (North-by-
Northeast) festival will bring some of the world’s most exciting and innovative artists to Toronto. The best in
new music, film and interactive media, NXNE presents over 900 artists and 40 films over seven days
throughout Toronto, and will be hand-selecting this year’s Harbourfront Centre showcase.

For more information: www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Location: Harbourfront Centre

Start: June 12, 2013
End: June 16, 2013
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Location: Harbourfront Centre

Mississauga Waterfront Festival

June 14-16, 2013. Held every Father’s Day weekend at Memorial Park in Port Credit, the Mississauga Waterfront Festival offers headline concerts, a kids stage, Family Fun Village, Heritage Stage, vendors, crafters, petting zoo, buskers, sports zone, carnival, water-ski shows and more.

For more information: www.themwf.com

Location: Port Credit Memorial Park — Mississauga, Ontario

Taste of Little Italy

June 14 – June 16, 2013. Sample foods from over 45 restaurants in Little Italy for $1-$5. Listen to music from around the world on street corners. Enjoy authentic Italian beer and wine. Admission is FREE. College St. from Bathurst to Shaw.

For more details: www.tasteoflittleitaly.ca

Location: College Street (between Bathurst and Shaw)

Exploring Cape Dorset Art

The new year brings a celebration of art and culture of the Inuit people of Cape Dorset (Kinngait) through three distinct exhibitions that bring into light this rich artistic community in the northern territory of Nunavut and its prolific contribution to the documentation of Inuit life and traditions that span over half a century.

These three unique exhibitions that form Exploring Cape Dorset Art are accompanied by many exhibition-related events and programs and are on display at the McMichael beginning in January and February, 2013 until June 16, 2013.

For more information: www.mcmichael.com

Location: The McMichael Canadian Art Collection — 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, Ontario

McMichael Canadian Art Gallery logo
Start: February 2, 2013
End: June 16, 2013
Location: McMichael Canadian Art Collection


NORTH BY NORTHEAST (NXNE) announces the second wave of programming for the 19th edition of the festival, taking over Toronto June 10-16, 2013. Tickets are now available online at www.nxne.com/tickets.

NXNE Music has confirmed that rock ‘n’ roll legends Social Distortion and Outkast rapper Big Boi will headline free shows at Yonge-Dundas Square (YDS). The NXNE Music line-up also includes performances at YDS and in the clubs by Toronto hardcore darlings F***ed Up, Montreal-based chanteuse Coeur De Pirate, hip hop duo Smif N’ Wessun, genre-crossing experimentalists WHY?, San Francisco post-punkers The Soft Moon, British guitar band Peace, melodic punks White Lung, chillwave quartet DIANA, noise rock trio Nü Sensae, heavy psych group Destruction Unit, synth pop artists Majical Cloudz, pop shoegazers Still Corners, Copenhagen punk band Lower, electro-rockers Moon King, jazz-rock fusionists Lean Left featuring Andy Moor, Terrie Ex, Ken Vandermark and Paal Nilssen-Love, and indie rockers Blinker the Star performing for the first time in ten years. For the current list of confirmed NXNE Music programming visit www.nxne.com/artists.

NXNEi (NXNE Interactive) will present over 80 inspiring presentations and panels including Habits of Highly Effective YouTubers by Ipsa Desai of Google. Desai will highlight the most effective methods and techniques to build an audience on YouTube. Previously announced NXNEi presentations include How to Start and Grow a Unique Idea/Passion/Biz with Little to No Startup Money by Johnny Cupcakes and CineCoup: the trials and tribulations of launching a disruptive film start-up by J. Joly. Learn more at www.nxne.com/interactive.

Start: June 10, 2013
End: June 16, 2013