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July 15, 2014

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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Artist: Virginie Bocaert

Exhibition Dates: July 10thth – July 27th, 2014

OPENING RECEPTION: June 10th, 6:00 – 9:00pm – Artist in attendance

RSVP: info@thompsonlandry.com

Thompson Landry Gallery, Stone Distillery Gallery — 32 Distillery Lane

Pieces can be viewed at www.thompsonlandry.com/artists/a_bocaert.html

For further information, or to schedule an interview with the artist, please contact us by email: Joanne Thompson at info@thompsonlandry.com Tel: 416-364-4955

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 6pm, Sunday 12pm – 5pm, or by appointment.

The Thompson Landry Gallery is excited to welcome Virginie Bocaert, for her third solo exhibition in Toronto. Body and Soul is comprised of works from her eagerly anticipated new series which exudes deep emotions through her beautifully expressive style. Bocaert’s work encapsulates feminine sensuality exploring, the intimate link between our physical body and the spiritual nature of the soul.
Virginie Bocaert’s emotionally inspired paintings are like breathlessly diving into the figures that emerge from the depths of her backgrounds. In her latest series, each work exudes a raw passion. Bocaert’s style has evolved by her use of both photography and paint on her canvases with the figures are becoming much more developed, and taking on a strong personality of their own.

 
Start: July 10, 2014
End: July 27, 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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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

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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