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July 27, 2014

Beaches International Jazz Festival

July 18 to July 27.

The Festival began in 1989, when top jazz artists were booked to perform at the Kew Beach Bandshell. Now celebrating its 24th anniversary, the festival has blossomed into a 10-day event that attracts millions of fans and makes a major contribution to promoting Canadian jazz excellence in Toronto and on the world stage.

Since her inception in 1989, this Great DIVA of Jazz Festivals has delivered her goods – for 25 un-interrupted years – under the creative eye of Bill King, the Festival’s long standing Artistic Director and the Festival’s tireless producer, Lido Chilelli.

For more details: www.beachesjazz.com

Location: The Beach Neighbourhood

Beaches International Jazz Festival

July 18-27, 2014. The Beaches International Jazz Festival features more than 100 bands and admission is free.

For more details: www.beachesjazz.com

Location: Beach Neighbourhood

Toronto’s Festival of Beer

Toronto’s Festival of Beer is a celebration of Canada’s rich brewing history, hosted by experts of the brewing craft from around the world. Featuring 300+ brands onsite, this is Canada’s premier celebration of the golden beverage!
This is a 19+ event, no children, no pets, no exceptions!

The 20th annual Toronto’s Festival of Beer will take place from July 25-27th, 2014. Details are:
Friday, July 25th – 3:30-10:00pm;
Saturday, July 26th – 1:30-8pm; and
Sunday, July 27th – 1:30-8pm.

Location: Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place

For more information: www.beerlicious.ca

 
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Bruno Mars

Following an immediate sell out in Toronto, renowned singer/songwriter/producer/musician BRUNO MARS has announced a second show in Toronto. The announcement will be the final addition to the 2014 Moonshine Jungle Tour in North America. Toronto’s second show will take place July 27th at Air Canada Centre with special guest Pharrel Williams. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 14th at noon via www.Ticketmaster.ca.

Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

 
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Toronto’s Festival of Beer

July 25 – July 27, 2014. Toronto’s Festival of Beer is a celebration of Canada’s rich brewing history, hosted by experts of the brewing craft from around the world. Featuring 300+ brands onsite, this is Canada’s premier celebration of the golden beverage! This is a 19+ event, no children, no pets, no exceptions! While the beer may take center stage, there are still many activities to partake in! Check out the Main Stage for daily headlining acts and the Grilling Tent for some tips on cooking with beer. Don’t miss the World of Beer Pavilion, the Girls Guided Beer Tour or the Brewmaster’s Series! And make sure to download the Official Phone App for Android and iPhone!

Website: www.beerlicious.ca

Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place

 
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Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden

Trent Reznor is back from the depths with his strangulating, pulsating music sure to send every heart beating and ravaged with music that will even cause trepidations within the most tenacious souls. Reznor during his hiatus from Nine Inch Nails has done some soundtrack work notably for movie The Social Network. The man who wailed the words “Head Like a Hole” will surely send shivers down every spine.

Chris Cornell and the boys are back with their thunderous rock. Their best CD Superunknown charted several signals including “My Wave,” “Black Hole Sun,” and “Spoon Man.” Cornell can scream with the best of rock’s heavy weights including the iconic Robert Plant and Ozzy Osbourne. The guitar riffs of Kim Thayil accompanied with the unequalled vocals of Cornell has transported Soundgarden into the strastosphere.

This is likely a night you do not want to miss!

For tickets: www.LiveNation.com

Venue: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre — 909 Lakeshore Boulevard West

 
Date: July 27, 2014
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T&T Waterfront Night Market

In partnership with T&T Supermarket, the 5th Annual T&T Waterfront Night Market will treat attendees to an exciting outdoor culinary experience featuring an enticing selection of Asian theme ‘street food’ and merchandise for an all-out night market experience. The essence of the WNM is to provide an array of multicultural theme cuisine; to unite different cultures together in participating in cross-cultural social event; ultimately, showcasing Canada’s mosaics of unparalleled fusion foods and lifestyle, integrated into one destination.

Night markets are an integrated fabric of Asian culture, commerce and community facilitating intergenerational interactions with all markets. From selling food to performances and entertainment, Night Markets have been an emblem of the bustling urban lifestyle across Asian cities worldwide.

DATE: July 25th – 27th, 2014

HOURS OF OPERATIONS: Friday 25th • 6pm – Midnight; Saturday 26th • 4pm – Midnight; and Sunday 27th • 4pm – 10pm.

EVENT LOCATION: T&T SUPERMARKET – 222 Cherry Street, Downtown Toronto Port Lands.

HOTLINE: 416.949.6150

EMAIL: Info@NightMarketCanada.com

FREE ADMISSION

Website: www.Waterfrontnightmarket.com

 
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Classical VI: Voice & Strings

Discover the diversity of voices and strings that span centuries, continents and all cultures. May they strike a chord with you!

For more information: www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Location: Harbourfront Centre

 
Start: July 25, 2014
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NEW International Tiger Weekend

11:00am to 4:00pm

Indo-Malaya Boardwalk

Join us at the Sumatran Tiger Exhibit for tiger enrichment interpretive stations, artifacts and colouring sheets. Did you know that tigers are declared a critically endangered species and that the Amur, Sumatran and Malayan tiger population are fewer than 500 in the wild? The tiger populations are threatened by habitat loss and degradation, poaching, tiger-human conflict, loss of prey and other factors. Find out how you can commit to conservation efforts to help this extremely endangered species at home and abroad.

PLUS enjoy a special meet-the-keeper talk at 1:30pm and a special training demonstration at 2:30pm at the Sumatran Tiger Exhibit.

*Please note all events subject to change without notice.

www.TorontoZoo.com

Toronto Zoo — 361 A Old Finch Avenue

 
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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.

 
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