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July 24, 2014

ScienceROCKS!

ScienceROCKS! will transform the Ontario Science Centre into a music playground, where adults 19+ can rock out to live performances, engage in innovative presentations, explore the new exhibition The Science of Rock ‘N’ Roll and enjoy ROLLING STONES AT THE MAX on the IMAX® screen. Each evening event rocks a different theme, and all are accompanied by great food, cocktails and rock-it science!

7 pm to midnight

Ages 19+ only. Valid Photo ID required at the door.

TICKETS: $15 in advance; $18 at the door; and $15 Members (anytime).

Website: www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/Calendar/220/

Ontario Science Centre — 770 Don Mills Road

Otario Science Centre
Date: July 24, 2014
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July 21, 2014 – July 22, 2014

Lorenzo Frachetti – Art Show

A PASSION FOR THE ARCTIC!


The beautiful scenery captivates, the serene landscapes mesmerize, the friendliness, and
warmth of the Inuit people is beyond compare.

When: June 21 and June 22.

Where: Eskimo Art Gallery (in the Historic Distillery District) – 8 Case Goods Lane, Suite 220

Website: www.inuitart.com

Please join us for this very special event to meet an artist with a passion for the Arctic.

Gallery Hours: Monday to Saturday: 10am to 6pm and Sunday 11am to 5pm.

 
Start: July 21, 2014
End: July 22, 2014
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July 16, 2014

Table Talk

6pm to 9pm. Join us on July 16 for a rapid-fire presentation on the fusion of food and design featuring some of Toronto’s most celebrated chefs, designers and restaurateurs. Hear about unique menus, bespoke restaurant interiors, dining experiences and inspirations from the kitchen and beyond.

This hot ticket includes admission to the party, where you can indulge in gourmet delights, seductive refreshments and sweet beats.

Plus, experience the relationship between food and design by visiting TAPAS: Spanish Design For Food in the Exhibition Hall. This rich overview of Spain’s innovative design solutions and contributions to the world of food presents traditional objects and their contemporary reinterpretations by such top-notch designers as Patricia Urquiola, Hector Sérrano and Estudio Mariscal.

This is a 19+ event. Tickets are limited. Advanced registration is recommended.
Final price includes HST and order processing fee. Please contact Rosa Ricci (416.216.2160) to purchase tickets for groups of 10 or more.

Website: www.dx.org

Design Exchange — 234 Bay Street

 
Date: July 16, 2014
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July 10, 2014 – July 27, 2014

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.

 
Start: July 10, 2014
End: July 27, 2014
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July 5, 2014 – August 30, 2014

Tim Horton’s Saturday Night Movies under the Stars

July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 9PM

Back by popular demand, the Saturday Night Movies under the Stars will be returning every Saturday at 9PM beginning on July 5. Bring out your lawn chairs and get comfortable as we transform beautiful Garden Square into the ultimate cinema experience! Kids come early and participate in our Tim Horton’s pre-movie activity!

July 5 – Frozen

July 12 – Planes

July 19 – Grease

July 26 – Smurfs 2

August 2 – Captain America

August 9 – Muppets Most Wanted

August 16 – Nut Job

August 23 – Bears

August 30 – Thor: Dark World

*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

 
Start: July 5, 2014
End: August 30, 2014
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July 4, 2014 – July 6, 2014

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

July 4 – July 6, 2014. At Canada’s largest juried outdoor art exhibition, hundreds of artists exhibit and sell their work. The exhibition attracts more than 100,000 attendees.

Website: www.torontooutdoorart.org

Nathan Phillips Square (City Hall) — 100 Queen Street West

 
Start: July 4, 2014
End: July 6, 2014
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July 3, 2014 – August 21, 2014

NHL Team Fan Days

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.

Website: www.HHOF.com

Hockey Hall of Fame — Brookfield Place, 30 Yonge Street

 
Start: July 3, 2014
End: August 21, 2014
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June 22, 2014 – August 17, 2014

Over the Rainbow: Seduction and Identity

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.

Website: www.mocca.ca

 
Start: June 22, 2014
End: August 17, 2014
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June 21, 2014

Over the Rainbow: Seduction and Identity — Opening Party

Saturday, June 21, 7:00 pm.

FREE ADMISSION courtesy of the RBC Foundation.

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art — 952 Queen Street West.

Celebrate the opening of MOCCA’s summer exhibitions, “Over the Rainbow: Seduction and Identity” and “Par Amour / Paramour”, with drinks, a live dj and artworks from the collection of Salah Bachir and Jacob Yerex & from the National Gallery of Canada.
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.
National Gallery of Canada at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art program presents, “Par Amour/ Paramour”, an intimate portrayal of gay male sexuality and beauty in the face of mortality. Featuring works by Stephen Andrews, Robert Flack, Jean-Luc Verna and Andrew Zealley.

Website: www.mocca.ca

 
Date: June 21, 2014
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June 20, 2014 – September 1, 2014

To See & Be Seen: T-shirts from the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives

Presented on the occasion of WorldPride 2014 Toronto, To See & Be Seen features T-shirts from the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives representing over four decades of the fight for visibility and recognition of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) communities. From organizations such as ACT UP, Queer Nation and local LGBTQ Pride events in Toronto and beyond, together they demonstrate a range of messages from expressions of identity, political and social struggles, to the celebration of community, love and pride.

For more details: www.textilemuseum.ca

Textile Museum of Canada — 55 Centre Avenue

Textile Museum of Canada
Start: June 20, 2014
End: September 1, 2014
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