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July 2, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Milwaukee Brewers

The best in Major League Baseball!!!

Game times: July 1 @ 1:07pm and July 2 @ 12:37pm.

For tickets: www.bluejays.com

Venue: Rogers Centre — 1 Blue Jays Way

 
Start: July 1, 2014
End: July 2, 2014
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Locations: Rogers Centre

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley is one of country music’s reigning stars. A singer-songwriter he has a very mercurial way of writing. His lyrics are laced with witticism and are often filled with pop culture references. He has recorded nine wonderful CDs and hurled 32 Top Ten singles onto Billboards Hot Country Songs chart including 18 which reached Number One. Winner of many awards his concerts are always entertaining.

For tickets: www.LiveNation.com

Venue: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre — 909 Lakeshore Boulevard West

 
Date: July 2, 2014
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Francis Bacon and Henry Moore: Terror and Beauty

Francis Bacon and Henry Moore: Terror and Beauty brings together two giants of 20th-century British art in a major exhibition of sculpture and paintings. Organized by the AGO in conjunction with the U.K.’s renowned Ashmolean Museum, this exhibit will feature over 60 works by the two highly influential artists as well as a number of photographs and archival materials dating from the Second World War. Contemporaries but not friends, Bacon and Moore shared an obsession with expressing themes of suffering, struggle, and survival in relation to the human body. They survived the Second World War and were subsequently haunted by the conflict, which they represented through manifestations of the body in various states of contortion. Drawing on their personal experiences from the London Blitz, this exhibit demonstrates how the two artists reflected differently upon psychological torment. This is the first Canadian exhibition of Bacon’s work and the presentation also includes rarely-seen Moore artworks.

April 5 to July 20, 2014.

Art Gallery of Ontario — 317 Dundas St. W.

TICKETS: Tickets for Francis Bacon and Henry Moore: Terror and Beauty are $16.50 for students and youth ages 17 and under, $21.50 for seniors, and $25 for adults. Admission is FREE for AGO members and for children ages five and under. AGO members also have access to an exclusive advance preview of the exhibition from April 2 – 4, 2014 before it opens to the public. For more information on AGO memberships, visit: www.ago.net/membership

Tickets can be booked in person, by phone at 416-979-6655 or online by visiting: bit.ly/1jHprBw

 
Start: April 5, 2014
End: July 20, 2014
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The Kids’ Gallery — Just Like Me: Explore, Imagine, Create

On December 21, come visit the AGO for the opening of The Kids’ Gallery, a space created especially for children and you. Together you can experience art first-hand, learn and have fun.

In this first exhibition of paintings and sculptures, you’ll encounter children from faraway times and places. Some are outside and some are at home, spending time with their family, friends and pets. Has life really changed that much over the years?

Check out the works of art. Make a portrait. Explore the books. Relax and stay a while.

Exhibition-inspired costumes and props are available for visitors to design, dress up and pose for their own portraits. Families are encouraged to post their photographs on Instagram with the #AGOkidsgallery hashtag to see their portrait appear on a screen in the space. The Kids’ Gallery activity centre also includes art books and a drawing station for budding artists inspired by the exhibited works.

Organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario.

For more details: www.ago.net

Location: Art Gallery of Ontario — 317 Dundas Street West

 
Start: December 21, 2013
End: August 1, 2014
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Location: Art Gallery of Ontario

Scott McFarland: Shacks, Snow, Streets, Shrubs

Exhibition features more than 25 large-scale photographs of rural and urban landscapes by internationally acclaimed artist, including scenes of downtown Toronto.

Scott McFarland’s carefully constructed photographs captivate viewers with their subtle impossibilities. Running at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) from May 14 to Aug. 10, 2014, the exhibition Scott McFarland: Shacks, Snow, Streets, Shrubs brings together more than 40 works by the internationally acclaimed photographer.

Born in 1975 and educated at the University of British Columbia, McFarland now lives and works in Toronto. His works are held in the collections several renowned institutions, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the National Gallery of Canada, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Renowned for his images of West Coast gardens and rustic cabins, McFarland has turned his lens towards Ontario since his relocation to the province in 2009. Scott McFarland: Shacks, Snow, Streets, Shrubs features a variety of familiar Ontario landscapes including the series Caledon, Sugar Shack and Concrete Cottage. Curated by Kitty Scott, the AGO’s curator of modern and contemporary art, the exhibition also includes numerous large-format street photographs, depicting New Orleans, Southampton and downtown Toronto.

For more information: www.ago.net

Location: Art Gallery of Ontario — 317 Dundas St. West

 
Start: May 14, 2014
End: August 10, 2014
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Toronto, Ontario

Sixteen Scandals

The Second City is thrilled to present our Spring 2014 Mainstage Revue, Sixteen Scandals — a daring new collection of satirical sketches, songs and improvisations from Toronto’s premier comedy troupe.

The Second City invites you to take break from obsessively updating your news-feed, and join us for an evening of laughter with a room full of real live humans. Together, we’ll as strip away all pretenses, and unmask the true motivations behind our unhealthy fascination with political train wrecks, media fiascoes, and red-carpet meltdowns.

Our fully-licensed theatre offers a full bar and food menu, with table service available throughout the performance.

Created & Performed by: Ashley Botting, Craig Brown, Sarah Hillier, Allison Price, Connor Thompson & Kevin Vidal.

Directed by: Chris Earle • Assistant to Director: Dale Boyer

Musical Director: Matthew Reid • Stage Manager: Christina Cicko

PERFORMANCES:

Tues- Thurs: 8:00 pm — $25

Friday: 7:30 pm & 10:00 pm — $29

Saturday: 7:30 pm & 10:00 pm — $29

Sunday: 7:30 pm — $25

Dinner & Show packages available, as well as Student and Group Discounts.

The Second City – 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

Box Office: 416-343-0011

Website: www.secondcity.com

 
Start: May 1, 2014
End: August 10, 2014
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Tuesday Night Races

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Join the Gone Sailing Adventures Race Teams on Tuesday nights as we have fun, lighthearted races with all of our boats.

Each evening starts with a race briefing by the Skippers and we head out to the Humber Bay Race Course.

Participants play and active role on the race team steering the boat, trimming sails, tacking, gybing and calling penalties against other teams and being “rail meat.”

The evening end rafting the boats together with a BBQ & Swim Blue Flagged beach at Hanlan’s Point to enjoy the fresh clear waters of Lake Ontario.

Includes dinner and refreshments.

Limited Space to 30.

For more information and reservations: www.gonesailingadventures.com/#!special-sails/cgwf

 
Start: June 8, 2014
End: August 12, 2014
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Over the Rainbow: Seduction and Identity

From the collection of Salah Bachir and Jacob Yerex, June 22, 2014 – August 17, 2014 (Tuesday – Sunday, 11 AM – 6 PM).

FREE ADMISSION courtesy of the RBC Foundation.

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art — 952 Queen Street West

MOCCA presents “Over the Rainbow: Seduction and Identity”, in partnership with WorldPride 2014, an exhibition acknowledging many of the familiar archetypes associated with queer culture – sexuality, camp, celebrity, rainbows. The exhibition looks beyond these to examine reciprocal ways that gay and mainstream representation have influenced each other, and in doing so have contributed to shaping aspects of our culture and identities over the last several decades. Artworks from “Over the Rainbow” are drawn from the collection of Salah Bachir and Jacob Yerex.

Featured artists include Stephen Andrews, Attila Richard Lukacs, Public Studio, Justine Kurland, Betty Goodwin, General Idea, Andy Fabo, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Annie Leibowitz, Herb Ritts and many more.

Website: www.mocca.ca

 
Start: June 22, 2014
End: August 17, 2014
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The Best of the Second City

The Second City Touring Company comes home to Toronto for an unforgettable night of classic and original sketch comedy and trademark improvisation. Featuring the next generation of talent, The Best of The Second City delivers some of our funniest material from the past fifty years, as well as wild unpredictable laughs inspired by the audience’s suggestions.
Located in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District, The Second City’s intimate cabaret-style theatre offers table service of an affordable food and bar menu throughout the performance.

Featuring The Second City’s National Touring Company:
Leigh Cameron, Devon Hyland, Hayley Kellett, Etan Muskat, Kirsten Rasmussen & Kevin Whalen.

Director: Paul Bates

Musical Director: Lee Cohen

Stage Manager: Meg Maguire

PERFORMANCES: MONDAYS at 8:00pm • $14.00

Find out more about our Dinner & Show packages. Student and Group Discounts available.

Box Office: 416-343-0011

The Second City — 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

Website: www.secondcity.com

 
Start: May 26, 2014
End: August 25, 2014
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Frozen Fridays at the Toronto Zoo!

Join us as the grizzlies, African penguins, polar bears and Sumatran tigers receive a special frozen treat every Friday this summer. Keepers will be on hand to meet with our visitors and answer questions about the importance of these four animals, how the zoo is helping to save and protect them and why the Toronto Zoo offers our animals frozen treats as part of our Enrichment Program. Each session is approximately 20 minutes in length and free with admission.

Grizzlies – Canadian Domain 1:00pm to 1:20pm

African penguins – African Savanna 12:30pm to 12:50pm

Polar bears – Tundra Trek 3:00pm to 3:20pm

Sumatran tigers – Indo-Malaya 2:30pm to 2:50pm

Website: www.TorontoZoo.com

Toronto Zoo – 361 A Old Finch Avenue

 
Start: June 27, 2014
End: August 29, 2014
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