August 16, 2014
FEATURING BRANDY, BLACKSTREET & MINT CONDITION
Brown Sugar will be this summer’s star studded R&B concert event, featuring superstar singer, song writer and actress BRANDY. This Grammy award winning artist is celebrating her 20th year in the game with her first performance in Canada. Also featured is legendary group BLACKSTREET who had numerous hits throughout the 90s including “No Diggity” and “Before I Let You Go.” Rounding off the show is MINT CONDITION – known as the greatest band in soul since Earth, Wind and Fire, with hits such as “Breakin My Heart” and “What Kind Of Man Would I Be.” This will also be Mint Condition’s first performance in Toronto. Don’t miss this show.
For tickets: www.sonycentre.ca
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts — 1 Front St. East
Saturday August 16th at 1:00-3:30 pm
A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you’ll begin to piece together a tale of greed, lust, pride and revenge. There are multiple suspects, one victim and you, the sleuths, must crack a cryptic code left in the curator’s appointment book to solve the mystery.
On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don’t collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humourous questions. This event is not associated with the ROM. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.urbancapers.com/murder-at-the-royal-ontario-museum/.
Kicks+TixTo is a sneaker lifestyle event where sneaker fans can buy, sell and or trade rare and/or limited run sneakers with each other. This would be the 2nd year that the Air Canada Centre will be hosting this event and for the first time on the Air Canada Centre floor. New this year is the incorporation of artists and clothing with strong influence drawing from the sneaker lifestyle.
Date: Saturday August 16th
Time: 12pm- 5pm
Where: Air Canada Centre Gate 1
Tickets are $23 each (each ticket holder will receive 1 ticket for an early season Toronto Raptors game. Game to be determined)
Tickets can be purchased online: oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/raptors/EN/link/buy/details/14RKTDEP
Instagram – @kickstixto
For more information and to purchase vendors package email – firstname.lastname@example.org
August 15 – 16, 2014. South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississauga. Traditional and contemporary art, culture and cuisine from South Asia at Mississauga’s City Centre. Free admission and parking.
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
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.
This year’s festival dips into food and culture rooted in the past and renewed for the future. Enjoy a range of culinary delicacies, as well as hot rhythms and spicy grooves from the past and present.
For more information: www.harbourfrontcentre.com
Location: Harbourfront Centre
30 Teams. 30 Days. Celebrating hockey fans one team at a time. Between July 3 and August 21, the Hockey Hall of Fame will spotlight a different NHL team. The first 1,000 guests with paid admission on these days will receive a free Hockey Hall of Fame “Game-Worn Jersey” trading card of the featured team’s goalie. Visit HHOF.com for schedule, fan discounts, contests and more.
Hockey Hall of Fame — Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge Street
Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
July 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24 at 7PM
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
July 29, 30, 31 at 7PM
August 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 at 7PM
*All outdoor programming is weather permitting and subject to change without notice. Visit www.rosetheatre.ca for more details.
Venue: Garden Square at the Rose Theatre Brampton
7:30PM – August 15-16, 19-23.
2:00PM – August 16, 23.
Single Tickets: $32 Subscribe from $87.
A man hires an escort to pose as his fiancée in an effort to impress his visiting father. A romantic comedy set in the midst of a dysfunctional family reunion, Drinking Alone is exquisitely crafted and filled with wit and warmth.
Directed by Danny Harvey.
For tickets: www.rosetheatre.ca
Rose Theatre, Brampton — 1 Theatre Lane
July 5 – August 23, 2014. Sponsored by the Toronto Sun, the 18th Annual Great Ontario Salmon Derby is North America’s largest freshwater fishing derby and takes place in the Canadian waters of Lake Ontario attracting participants from Florida, Arizona, Michigan and other US States. They also have participants from England, Germany & Italy on a regular basis. The Derby boasts an average participation of 21,000 people annually over a 50 day period. Fishermen/women compete for various weekly prizes including cash, tackle, rods, reels and for the heaviest salmon caught every week. The event is climaxed with a Fish-off for the 70 prize winners preceding the Awards Ceremony, September 13, 2014. Visit www.greatontariosalmonderby.ca to see a complete list of prizes, rules and to order tickets online.