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July 23, 2013

Heart

2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, HEART, will take their critically acclaimed live show on the road this summer with very special guest JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE. Ann and Nancy Wilson first met Jason Bonham, son of famed Led Zeppelin drummer, John Bonham, when they performed “Stairway to Heaven” together at the Kennedy Center Honors tribute to Led Zeppelin in December 2012. Over 6 million fans have watched the performance online and purchased the track on ITunes. Now, in addition to a full set of Heart classic hits including “Crazy on You,” “Barracuda,” “Alone,” “These Dreams,” “What About Love,” and many more, fans can experience this historical pairing live when Heart and Bonham close each show with a special thirty-minute finale tribute to Led Zeppelin.

For packages: www.reservations.seetorontonow.com/LN.asp?

Venue: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre — 909 Lake Shore Boulevard West

Heart
Date: July 23, 2013
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Live Jazz

6:30pm:
DAVE HUTCHISON GROUP:
Colleen Allen-Sax, Mark Hukazelie-Piano, Russ Boswell-Bass & Dave Hutchison-Drums/Vocals.
9:30pm:
CLASSIC REX JAZZ JAM
This Month’s Host:
Derek Gray.

For more details: www.TheRex.ca

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

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Date: July 23, 2013
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Mix & Mingle After-Work Cocktail Boat Cruise

MIX & MINGLE AFTER-WORK COCKTAIL BOAT CRUISE.

The Oriole, 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

Tuesday July 23 will be our first instalment of Mix & Mingle!

Fancy yourself an urban trendsetter? Join us aboard the Oriole for after-work cocktails, DJ spinning, and great company. Nothing says summer like cocktails, friends and sunshine on the water!

Boarding & Dockside from 5:45 to 7:00.

Cruise from 7:00 to 8:00.

Disembark at docking.

Call: 416-203-0178

Email: reservations@mariposacruises.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/1397755007106281/?ref=br_tf

 
Date: July 23, 2013
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Location: Mariposa Cruises

Toronto Blue Jays vs Los Angeles Dodgers

July 22 at 7:07pm; July 23 at 7:07pm; and July 24 at 7:07pm

For tickets: www.bluejays.com

Location: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way

 
Start: July 22, 2013
End: July 24, 2013
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Locations: Rogers Centre

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

National Zoo Keeper Week

Africa Picnic Site, 10:00am to 4:00pm.

In support of National Zoo Keeper Week, Toronto City Council has proclaimed Sunday, July 21 through Friday, July 26, 2013 as “Zoo Keeper Week” in the City of Toronto! The Toronto Zoo, your local Southern Ontario Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers, is proud to invite you to a week long event celebrating National Zoo Keeper Week. This event will offer rare insight into the unique roles the Zoo Keeper plays within the Toronto Zoo. Come on out and catch a surprise Meet The Keeper Talk, see the tools of the trade, learn about keeper conservation initiatives, and meet some of the WILD animals. Also, be sure to watch the crazy antics of zoo staff at 12:00pm to 1:00pm, daily, as they compete in special games that mimic zoo keeping work.

For more information: www.TorontoZoo.com

Location: Toronto Zoo — 361A Old Finch Avenue

 
Start: July 21, 2013
End: July 26, 2013
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Location: Toronto Zoo

Beaches International Jazz Festival

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Toronto’s highly anticipated Beaches International Jazz Festival, taking place July 19-28, 2013. In honour of this momentous occasion, an incredible musical line-up and exciting new activities have been planned.

The Festival unfolds each summer in the heart of the lakeside community, and is a top attraction for local residents and tourists alike. What began as a small, two-day event by president and producer Lido Chilelli in 1989 has now evolved into a massive ten-day celebration of music, with over one million people in attendance. Presently North America’s largest free festival, Beaches Jazz attracts tourists from across the globe each year and has been named the top free jazz festival in the world by MSN.com.

For further information, please contact the Beaches Jazz Festival Hotline at (416) 410-8809 or visit www.beachesjazz.com

Location: The Beach Neighbourhood

Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto

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

TD – IRIE Music Festival

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

Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz

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

RUNNING TIME

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.

Start: December 20, 2012
End: August 18, 2013
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Location: Mirvish Productions

Lost in the Memory Place: Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller

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

 
Start: April 6, 2013
End: August 18, 2013
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