June 15, 2013
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.
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
Shaping Sound, a new contemporary dance company, is a collaboration of diverse artists who share a common motif of being visual musicians. Emmy-nominated choreographers Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson take the stage with ten world-class dancers to present a synergy of sight, sound and movement. Audiences of all ages can expect explosive choreography showcasing the dynamic rhythm, speed and physical strength of these visionaries. Company members have been featured on “So You Think You Can Dance”, “Dancing With The Stars” and toured internationally with recording artists and world-renowned dance companies. Join Shaping Sound for an unpredictable journey of dance and love.
For tickets: www.mirvish.com
Location: Royal Alexandra Theatre — 260 King Street West
8pm. Guitarist and songwriter Juanes is the leading all-Spanish language music artist in the world. He is a Grammy award winner and has won a record-setting seventeen Latin Grammy awards and is often mentioned alongside artists such as Bono and Bruce Springsteen for his belief in the possibility of social change through music.
For tickets: box office at 416-872-4255 or www.masseyhall.com
Venue: Massey Hall — 178 Victoria Street
Toronto is set to play host to some hard hitting Canadian rugby this summer. The Canadian National Senior Men’s Team is ready to take on Ireland at BMO Field on June 15th. This international rugby match set to kick off at 8pm in the heart of downtown Toronto promises to be an electric experience for all! Tickets can be purchased at www.Ticketmaster.ca and will start as low as $20! Visit events.rugbycanada.ca for more information.
Venue: BMO Field — Exhibition Place
11:00am. The 501 Queen Streetcar route is the longest surface route in North America AND one of the longest in the world! This line runs approximately 24.8 kilometres (15.4 miles) traversing Toronto from the east-west. You will go through countless distinct Toronto neighbourhoods and experience the many faces of Toronto. Our tour will visit 6 neighbourhoods & 6 stops! Ding ding….time to hop aboard!
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.”
Venue: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way
12 Noon Matinee:
ABBEY, RICK & TONY Q.
3:30pm: JEROME GODBOO:
Summer Blues Matinee.
7:00pm: ADREAN FARRUGIA
with Mark Cashion & Ernesto Cervini.
9:45pm: DAVE NEILL QUINTET:
Dave Neill-Sax, Terry Promane-Trombone, David Braid-Piano, Jon Maharaj-Bass & Anthony Michelli-Drums.
For more details: www.TheRex.ca
Venue: The Rex Jazz & Blues Bar — 194 Queen Street West
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
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