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July 9, 2014

Lady Gaga: artRAVE Tour

One of the top global touring acts of our time, having sold nearly 4 million tickets during her first 3 tours, Lady Gaga is hitting the road in support of her new album ARTPOP.

Live Nation Global Touring announced today that Lady Gaga’s artRave: The ARTPOP Ball will begin May 4th in Ft. Lauderdale. The tour will include several cities that have not hosted Lady Gaga before as well as cities that missed her tour earlier this year following a hip injury, which forced her to cancel. The announcement of artRave: The ARTPOP Ball tour follows the immediate sell-out of a historic residency at NYC’s Roseland Ballroom from March 28 – April 7, 2014. Lady Gaga will perform the final seven shows at the venue before it closes down forever, and simultaneously set the record for the most consecutive shows by any artist at the Roseland. Tickets for artRave: The ARTPOP Ball will go on sale beginning Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. www.LittleMonsters.com members will have first access to tickets beginning Tuesday, December 3rd at 2:00 p.m. Members who RSVP to the event listings for the show(s) they wish to attend within www.LittleMonsters.com will be provided a unique code and may order online through Thursday, December 5th at 5:00 p.m. (while quantities last). There will be a ticket limit of four (4) per member.

Tickets for artRave: The ARTPOP Ball will go on sale starting Monday, December 9th at 10 a.m.

General Admission floor tickets are $85.00. Reserved seating also available for $35.00, $49.50, $85.00 and $200 (prices may vary, plus applicable service fees). Tickets on sale at www.livenation.com.

artRave: The ARTPOP Ball is produced by Live Nation Global Touring.

For tickets: www.Ticketmaster.ca

Venue: Air Canada Centre – 40 Bay Street

 
Date: July 9, 2014
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Location: Air Canada Centre – Concert Venue

On The Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay Z

Rap king, Jay Z returns to Rogers Centre this summer for the second year in a row with wife and mega music star, Beyoncé, in one of the most highly-anticipated tours of the year. “On The Run: Beyoncé and Jay Z” will make a stop in Toronto on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

With over 300 million records sold worldwide and a combined 36 Grammys, the pair is set to tour 16 different cities over the summer. “On The Run: Beyoncé and JAY Z,” in partnership with the #BeyGOOD, will donate $1 from every ticket purchased to the Shawn Carter Foundation to support students.

Rogers Centre — One Blue Jays Way

Available at all Ticketmaster outlets, including Rogers Centre – Gate 9*, charge-by-phone at 1-855-985-5000 or by visiting Ticketmaster.ca. Tickets are subject to applicable service charges and event time and date are subject to change. Please be advised that Ticketmaster is the only ticketing agent Rogers Centre recognizes. Any ticket purchases from a third party ticketing distributor cannot be confirmed as being valid by Rogers Centre.

 
Date: July 9, 2014
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Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival

July 3 – July 14, 2013. Summer: Toronto’s largest theatre festival celebrates its 25th Anniversary. Unjuried. Unexpected. Unforgettable. Over 155 stage productions from Canada and around the world in downtown Toronto. Dramas, musicals, comedy, improv and more, plus special programming for families at FringeKids! During the festival, patrons enjoy free entertainment, talks and prizes at the centrally located Fringe Club. Sign-up for their newsletter to receive all Fringe news & updates. A Toronto event that’s not to be missed.

For more information: www.fringetoronto.com

Theatres: Various Venues

 
Start: July 3, 2014
End: July 14, 2014
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Location: Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival

Billy Bishop Goes to War

7:30PM – July 4-5, 8-12, 15-19.

2:00PM – July 5, 12, 19.

Single Tickets: $32 Subscribe from $87.

Through raucous stories, haunting memories and vibrant song, Billy Bishop recounts his life from humble beginnings to fame and glory as Canada’s greatest flying ace. Part musical, part drama, this inspiring and poignant look at a national hero is not to be missed.
Directed by Danny Harvey.

For tickets: www.rosetheatre.ca

Rose Theatre, Brampton — 1 Theatre Lane

 
Start: July 4, 2014
End: July 19, 2014
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Dinosaur Zoo

Direct from Australia, Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO Live brings an awesome array of prehistoric creatures to life on stage. From cute baby dinos to teeth-gnashing giants, your family will observe and interact with extraordinary, life-like creatures in this highly imaginative, entertaining and educational live show.

Buy a Subscription to the 2014-2015 Main Subscription Season or the 2014-2015 Off-Mirvish Series and purchase Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo before the general public! Get the best seats first!

For tickets: www.mirvish.com/shows/dinosaurzoo

Panasonic Theatre — 651 Yonge Street

 
Start: July 8, 2014
End: July 20, 2014
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Return To Grace

A GLORIOUS HEARTFELT TRIBUTE TO A MUSIC ICON.

RETURN TO GRACE traces the greatest musical moments of a generation with song favourites that include “Heartbreak Hotel”, “All Shook Up”, “Love Me Tender”, and more! From the early years, through to the amazing ’68 Comeback Special, to the historical Aloha from Hawaii concert, experience RETURN TO GRACE to re-live the music that changed rock and roll forever!

Buy a Subscription to the 2014-2015 Main Subscription Season or the 2014-2015 Off-Mirvish Series and purchase Return to Grace before the general public! Get the best seats first!

Website: www.mirvish.com/shows/returntograce

Ed Mirvish Theatre (formerly The Canon) — 244 Victoria Street

 
Start: July 8, 2014
End: July 20, 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

Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto

July 8 – August 3, 2014. Come take part in North America’s biggest Caribbean-styled Carnival now in its 47th year! See a spectacular parade of more than 20 masquerade bands in the most competitive Carnival competition outside of the Caribbean! The Grand parade is August 2, 2014 at CNE and the Lakeshore.

 
Start: July 8, 2014
End: August 3, 2014
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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