May 4, 2013
Category: Multicultural Attractions
Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture describes a generation of
artists who juxtapose urban youth culture with Aboriginal identity to create
innovative and unexpected new works—in painting, sculpture, installation,
performance and video—that reflect the current realities of Aboriginal peoples
Organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery and based on an initiative of
grunt gallery, the exhibition includes work by: Jackson 2bears, KC Adams,
Sonny Assu, Bear Witness, Jordan Bennett, Raymond Boisjoly,
Corey Bulpitt & Gurl 23, Kevin Lee Burton, Raven Chacon,
Nicholas Galanin, Maria Hupfield, Mark Igloliorte, Cheryl L’Hirondelle,
Duane Linklater, madeskimo, Dylan Miner, Kent Monkman,
Marianne Nicolson, Skeena Reece, Hoka Skenandore, and
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Dates: Friday, May 3 and Sunday, May 5.
Times: Boarding – 6:30 pm; cruising 7:30-10:00 pm; and disembark – 10:00-10:30 pm.
Price: $72.95 per person + hsc & taxes. *Group rates for 15 or more also available.
Join us for our Cinco De Mayo Cruise, a Mexican Celebration of culture, achievements and experiences on May 3 aboard our Showboat and May 5 aboard our Klancy II. This spectacular evening includes a DJ, dancing and incredible views of the city’s skyline. The menu includes a buffet-style dinner with a build-your-own fajita station, fresh fish tacos and dessert buffet.
For more information and to make a reservation call 416.203.0168 or visit www.mariposacruises.com.
The CanAsian International Dance Festival lights up the stage! This year
promises an emotionally spectacular line-up that includes some of the best and most memorable
performers from past festivals mixed with performances by world-class artists making their Toronto debut.
New this year is the introduction of special workshops devoted to contemplative writing, dance and
calligraphy; a special Japanese film screening, magical labyrinth walks and the ever-popular noodle
night. This year’s festival takes place from April 28 to May 12 with performances at Harbourfront Centre
(207 Queens Quay West). Festival passes cost $50 or single tickets are available for $30 or $25 for
students|seniors by calling 416-973-4000 or online at www.HarbourfrontCentre.com.