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August 14, 2013

Black Sabbath

BLACK SABBATH have announced four summer shows in North America in support of the release of their new album, 13, due out June 11. Tickets for the Live Nation-produced tour will go on sale Saturday, April 20 at LiveNation.com. The dates include stops in Holmdel, NJ (NY-area), Los Angeles, Seattle and Toronto, ON. Tickets for these shows go on sale Saturday, April 20.

For tickets: www.Ticketmaster.ca

Venue: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

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Date: August 14, 2013
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Location: Air Canada Centre – Entertainment Complex

John Mayer

Grammy Award-winning artist John Mayer will launch his first major tour in three years with a performance at Milwaukee’s Summerfest on July 6, it was announced today. This marks John’s first tour in support of Born and Raised, his latest studio album, and will run through the fall, with one dollar from each ticket sold benefitting NCIRE’s work supporting returning Veterans. American Idol winner Phillip Phillips will open for John along the tour route. Tickets for Toronto’s Molson Canadian Amphitheatre date will go on sale on Saturday, March 30.

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

Venue: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre — 909 Lake Shore Boulevard West

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Date: August 14, 2013
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Sense and Sensibility

Show Date: August 14 at 9:00pm.

Running Time: 136 minutes.

Rating: PG.

Director: Ang Lee.

Year: 1995.

Emma Thompson adapted and stars in this elegantly mounted version of the classic Jane Austen novel.

Admission: FREE!!!

For more details please visit: www.Torontoed.com/tiff

Location: David Pecaut Square — 55 John Street

Live Jazz

6:30pm: BOB SHIELDS TRIO: Bob Shields-Guitar, Tara Davidson-Sax, & Clark Johnston-Bass.
9:30pm: Boston’s BENNY SHARONI QUARTET: Benny Sharoni-Sax, Adrean Farrugia-Piano, Jon
Maharaj-Bass, Steve Langone-Drums.

For more details: www.TheRex.ca

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

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Date: August 14, 2013
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Toronto Blue Jays vs Boston Red Sox

August 13 at 7:07pm; August 14 at 7:07pm; and August 15 at 7:07pm.

For tickets: www.bluejays.com

Location: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way

 
Start: August 13, 2013
End: August 15, 2013
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Locations: Rogers Centre

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

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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The Otesha Project’s Pedal to Plate Food & Cycling Tour

The Otesha Project is looking for dedicated and adventuresome people to go on a beginner-friendly bike tour from August 10-18, pedalling 250km across the GTA to learn about local + global food issues. Savour local flavours, stay overnight at farms and meet food movement activists. Each tour member fundraises $975 with the help of Otesha’s fundraising resources. Apply at www.otesha.ca

 
Start: August 10, 2013
End: August 18, 2013
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Sunday Serenades

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

 
Start: July 7, 2013
End: August 18, 2013
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NHL Team Fan Days

Celebrating hockey fans one team at a time. On 30 selected days this summer, the Hockey Hall of Fame will spotlight a different NHL team. The first 1,000 guests with paid admission on these days will receive a free Hockey Hall of Fame “Game-Worn Jersey” trading card of the featured team’s captain. Show up wearing the apparel of the scheduled team and receive half price admission and a chance to win prizes including a trip to the 2014 NHL Winter Classic.

Schedule and details at HHOF.com

Location: Hockey Hall of Fame — 30 Yonge Street, Brookfield Place

 
Start: July 8, 2013
End: August 23, 2013
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Location: Hockey Hall of Fame