April 26, 2013
Category: Family Activities
The world’s premier figure skating production, Investors Group Stars on Ice presented by Lindt, will bring its 2013 Tour to 12 cities across Canada this spring. As always, this year’s production will showcase the athleticism and grace that define the sport, through performances by some of its finest talent. The Tour will arrive in Toronto, ON on Friday, April 26, 2013 for a 7:30 PM performance at Air Canada Centre.
Canada’s own Patrick Chan will make his Investors Group Stars on Ice Tour presented by Lindt debut this year. Chan caught the attention of skating fans across the globe at the 2011 World Figure Skating Championships in Moscow, Russia where he claimed three Guinness World Records for his scores in Men’s Short Program, Men’s Free Skate, and Men’s Overall Score. He is also a recipient of the annual Lou Marsh Award which recognizes Canada’s top athletes. Upon receiving the honor, he joined a list of the country’s most elite athletes, including skating icon Kurt Browning and the late Barbara Ann Scott.
For tickets please visit: www.Ticketmaster.ca
Location: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
A JOURNEY TO OZ LIKE NO OTHER
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic, totally reconceived for the stage by the award-winning creative team that recently delighted Toronto audiences of all ages with the revival of The Sound of Music.
Developed from the ever popular MGM screenplay, this new production contains all the beloved songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favourite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
NOW ON STAGE!
AT THE ED MIRVISH THEATRE
244 Victoria Street, Toronto
Act One – 1 hour 5 minutes
Intermission – 20 minutes
Act Two – 50 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Visit Mirvish.com for more information.
The world’s largest celebration of video games making its first Canadian appearance, Game On 2.0 features game design, development, and production including multiplayer games, handheld devices, original concept and character art, and the history’s most influential arcade machines. From Pong to Guitar Hero; the Ontario Science Centre will host Game On 2.0 which offers a hands-on exploration of video game history and culture. Visitors will experience more than 60 years of gaming entertainment and technology; from the very first commercial coin-operated game to the latest in virtual reality and 3D gaming.
Game On 2.0 tracks the development of video games from the earliest computer games to arcade-era hits and the very latest from today’s multi-billion dollar industry with more than 150 playable games from across the history of the medium – including pinball games – as well as rarely-seen consoles, controllers and collectables.
Location: Ontario Science Centre – 770 Don Mills Road
Visit the Ontario Science Centre website for more information.
Game On 2.0 is an exhibition organized and toured by the Barbican Centre which is owned and funded by the City of London Corporation. Game On 2.0 is presented by triOS College. This event has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation. Media Partner: The Toronto Star
NOW PLAYING exclusively at the Hockey Hall of Fame – Stanley’s Game Seven (3D). Hockey’s first 3D film combines a stunning mix of original live action, computer generated 3D animation and classic archival footage from some of the most renowned moments in Stanley Cup history – the film literally jumps off the screen. Hockey like you’ve never seen before!
The 22 minute film plays at the top and half past the hour in the Hockey Hall of Fame’s new TSN Theatre and is included in the price of general admission.
Visit the Hockey Hall of Fame website for more information.