March 26, 2013
Category: Performing Arts
12 – 1 p.m. Under the direction of Steven Philcox and Darryl Edwards, artists of the University of Toronto’s Voice and Collaborative Piano departments celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Britten with some of the composer’s most enchanting songs and song cycles, including A Charm of Lullabies, Tit for Tat, Winter Words, Fish in the Unruffled Lakes and a selection of folk song arrangements.
For more information: www.coc.ca
Location: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts — 145 Queen St. West
6:30pm: New York’s IKEBE SHAKEDOWN: 7-Piece Afro-Funk Boogaloo with Nadav
Niremberg-Trumpet. 9:45pm: New York’s MIKE WEBSTER SEXTET featuring INGRID
JENSEN: Ingrid Jensen-Trumpet, Mike Webster-Sax, Chris Dingman-Vibes,
Jesse Lewis-Guitar, Ike Sturm-Bass, and Jared Shoenig-Drums.
For more details: www.TheRex.ca
Location: The Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar — 194 Queen Street West
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
For more information, visit thepowerplant.org
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.