August 4, 2014
August 3 – August 4, 2014. – Action packed from start to finish JAMBANA™ is a one of a kind festival that is fun for the whole family demonstrating the rhythms, tastes and flavors of Canadians of African, Jamaican and Caribbean heritage.
For more information, please see website: www.jambana.com
Location: Markham Fair Grounds — 10801 McCowan Road
Throughout the Distillery District, 55 Mill Street
Celebrating summer and the arts in Toronto, 75 artists & artisans from across Canada will gather at the Historic Distillery District for three days only. Enjoy hand made Canadian pottery, glass, leather, jewellery, gourmet food, textiles paintings, live music, and more in the magical setting of the Distillery Historic District.
For more information, please visit: artfestontario.com
OVO Fest. August 3rd will feature those inimitable hipsters Outkast with their brand
of infectious music. Andre 3000 and Big Boi are masters of commanding an audience with their catchy tunes.
Their outstanding hit “Hey Ya!” ushered them onto the scene with verve. Their music blends funk, soul, R’n B, electronic music and jazz. It’s great to see these two back on stage.
August 4th will feature none other than Toronto “home boy” Drake. His smooth, endearing voice has captured listeners from the moment he dawned on the seen. Since his debut disc Thank Me Later, he has not disappointed music lovers. It reached Number One Billboard during its first week of release. Currently, his massive track “Hold On, We’re Going Home” proves he’s got talent to burn! When Drake’s on home turf, nothing can stop him. He will hit it out of the park!
For tickets: www.LiveNation.com
Venue: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre — 909 Lakeshore Boulevard West
7:30PM – July 25-26, 29-31, August 1-2, 5-9.
2:00PM – July 26, August 2, 9.
Single Tickets: $32 Subscribe from $87.
An eccentric mystery writer lures his wife’s new lover into a tangled web of deceit, jealousy, drama and intrigue. This exciting, edge-of-your-seat thriller is a puzzle filled with cunning plot twists that not only beg the question “Whodunit?” but “Whodunwhat?”
Directed by Robert Woodcock.
For tickets: www.rosetheatre.ca
Rose Theatre, Brampton — 1 Theatre Lane
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
August 2-10, 2014. Williams, Sharapova and Canada’s own Aleksandra Wozniak return to Toronto to compete in the Rogers Cup at the Rexall Centre, York University.
Visit www.rogerscup.com or call for details.
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
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
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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
Fun and interactive horse show is FREE to enjoy before the CNE officially opens its gates.
The fun of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) gallops into Toronto early with HorseCapades, a delightful and interactive program that introduces fans of all ages to the wonder of horses. In its 10th consecutive year, HorseCapades returns to the CNE beginning July 27, 2014, at the Horse Place, Exhibition Place. It offers visitors the chance to pet and feed horses, learn about grooming and shoeing, guess a horse’s weight, meet a mare and foal, as well as enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride.
NEW this year, HorseCapades is expanding to include a spectacular trick-riding show, HorsePower Live!, debuting on July 27. Set to original music, HorsePower Live! showcases the pageantry, power, and precision of riders and horses performing remarkable feats such as barrel racing, trick riding, roping, and hip hop dressage in the Horse Palace Ring.
“HorseCapades and HorsePower Live! bring the enchantment of horses to the heart of the city,” says David Bednar, CNE General Manager. “Families don’t have to travel far to enjoy a taste of the rural life and get up close with one of nature’s most intelligent animals. It’s fun, educational, and a great way to spend the day indoors – not to mention it’s free for everyone!”
HorseCapades is truly a fun and affordable outing for the entire family, individuals and groups to escape the city life. Groups of 10 or more people are asked to make reservations by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.TheEX.com for more information.
HorseCapades Interactive Program Schedule: July 27 – August 14 *.
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm, daily.
HorsePower Live! Shows twice daily at 11:30am & 1:00pm.
Location: CNE Horse Palace
* There will be no HorseCapades program or HorsePower Live! shows on Saturday, August 2, 2014.