July 17, 2013
Doors: 6pm. Event Start Time: 8pm. Rap king, Jay- Z and pop icon, Justin Timberlake are teaming up in what is named one of the most historic tours. “Legends of the Summer” is coming to Rogers Centre in the first stop of their stadium tour on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. With more than 23 Grammy Awards, 67 million albums sold and two Emmys combined, music icons, Jay- Z and Justin Timberlake will take their stadium tour to 12 different cities across North America. To book a suite call 416- 341-1635.
For tickets: www.Ticketmaster.ca
Location: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way
Show Date: July 17 at 9:15pm.
Running Time: 87 minutes.
Director: Charles Chaplin.
Charlie Chaplin made his masterpiece with this tale of a lowly tramp who sets out on a quest to restore the sight of the blind flower seller whom he loves.
For more details please visit: www.Torontoed.com/tiff
Location: David Pecaut Square — 55 John Street
6:30pm: ALEX GOODMAN with Jon Maharaj-Bass & Fabio Ragnelli-Drums. 9:30pm: New York’s RICH
PERRY with KIRK MacDONALD QUARTET: Rich Perry-Sax, Kirk MacDonald-Sax, Brian Dickinson-Piano,
Neil Swainson-Bass, & Barry Romberg-Drums.
For more details: www.TheRex.ca
Venue: The Rex Jazz & Blues Bar — 194 Queen Street West
The premier social event Torontonians have been waiting for all winter is back – the third season of ROM Friday Night Live returns Friday, May 3, 2013. The city’s original and ultimate cultural social party for young adults is back and better than ever with more live
entertainment and in-gallery experiences, more food and drink options, and more Museum spaces open
to enjoy in unconventional ways every Friday night from May 3 to June 21, 2013.
For more information please visit: www.rom.on.ca
Location: Royal Ontario Museum — 100 Queen’s Park
Discover the finest dishes in the city at one of Toronto’s favourite culinary celebrations. Enjoy delicious three-course prix fixe menus at 196 of the city’s top restaurants, all at fantastic price points.
Restaurants will accept reservations beginning June 20, 2013. Review the menus and start planning your Summerlicious!
For more information: www.toronto.ca/special_events/summerlicious/2013/index.htm
Locations: Various Restaurants
July 9 – August 4, 2013. Come take part in North America’s biggest Caribbean-styled Carnival now in its 45th year! See a spectacular parade of more than 20 masquerade bands in the most competitive Carnival competition outside of the Caribbean! The Grand Parade will be August 3rd, 2013.
For more details: www.torontocaribbeancarnival.com
Location: Various Venues
July 13 – August 5, 2013. The IRIE Music Festival (IRIEFEST) is a multi-day, music and arts festival that will celebrate its 11th anniversary in 2013. IRIEFEST will take place in two of Ontario’s largest cities: Toronto and Mississauga and will present artists in the areas of music, dance, spoken word and visual arts. The festival will also include an awards event, a greening initiative and an historic component. IRIEFEST Toronto will take place Nathan Phillips Square, August 2 to 5. IRIEFEST Mississauga will take place on July 13th and 14th at Mississauga Celebration Square.
For more details: www.iriemusicfestival.com
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
A JOURNEY TO OZ LIKE NO OTHER
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic, totally reconceived for the stage by the award-winning creative team that recently delighted Toronto audiences of all ages with the revival of The Sound of Music.
Developed from the ever popular MGM screenplay, this new production contains all the beloved songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favourite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
NOW ON STAGE!
AT THE ED MIRVISH THEATRE
244 Victoria Street, Toronto
Act One – 1 hour 5 minutes
Intermission – 20 minutes
Act Two – 50 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Visit Mirvish.com for more information.
The multimedia artworks of Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller emphasize aural and visual experiences that transport the viewer to other realms of consciousness. Their work is highly scripted, meticulously detailed and often cinematic in scope, breaking down distinctions between fiction and everyday reality. Through various levels of engagement, the viewer becomes a participant, either witnessing a phenomenon or becoming immersed in a scenario and vitally activating it.
Janet Cardiff began collaborating with fellow Canadian artist and partner George Bures Miller in 1995. When Cardiff and Miller represented Canada at the 49th Venice Biennale with Paradise Institute (2001), they won both La Biennale di Venezia Special Award and the Benesse Prize, which recognizes artists who “break new artistic ground with an experimental and pioneering spirit.” They are now among the foremost artists of their generation, and their work has been shown around the world.
For more detais: www.ago.net/lost-in-the-memory-palace
Location: Art Gallery of Ontario — 317 Dundas Street West
Every Sunday beginning July 7 and running to August 18 – from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. – you can dance under the stars at Mel Lastman Square in the Sunday Serenades free outdoor concert series. Sunday Serenades features the best of swing, jazz and big-band music. The performance lineup is available at www.toronto.ca/special_events/serenades.
Location: Mel Lastman Square — 5100 Yonge Street