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July 11, 2013

Category: Performing Arts

The Eagles

The Eagles have announced the initial concerts for the iconic band’s “History of the Eagles”" tour, which kicks off on July 6 in Louisville, Kentucky with 11 concerts scheduled through July 25. In celebration of the release of the band’s documentary, History of the Eagles, which made its television broadcast debut on Showtime last month, the Eagles will perform concerts in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Cleveland, Ohio; Toronto, Ontario; Ottawa, Ontario; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Uncasville, Connecticut; Boston, Massachusetts; Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Bethel, New York. Tickets for all currently announced “History of the Eagles” tour dates go on sale beginning Thursday, March 28 at 10 AM.

The Eagles – Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit – will perform classics spanning their career including “Hotel California,” “New Kid In Town,” “Take It To The Limit,” “One Of These Nights,” “Lyin’ Eyes,” “Rocky Mountain Way,” “Best Of My Love” and “Take It Easy.” Hits from band members’ solo catalogs will also be featured during the evening.

For tickets: charge by phone at 1-855-985-5000 or visit www.ticketmaster.ca

Venue: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

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Date: July 11, 2013
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Location: Air Canada Centre – Entertainment Complex

Last Summer on Earth featuring Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five and Guster

Rolling Stone called it “one of the ten hottest summer package tours of 2012” and Entertainment Weekly spotlighted it on their “2012 Summer Must List.” We’re talking, of course, about the Barenaked Ladies’ uber-successful “Last Summer On Earth,” a rollicking roadshow that tore through more than 30 arenas and amphitheaters during its near-sold-out run. Back by popular demand, this year’s lineup sees the multi-platinum-selling Ladies joined by Ben Folds Five and Guster for a hot-ticket-tour set to kick off June 17th at the Verizon Theatre in Dallas, TX. The “Last Summer On Earth 2013” will hit 30 arenas and amphitheaters across the country, with fan club-only pre-sales tickets starting March 19th, followed by a public sale on March 22nd.

For packages: www.reservations.seetorontonow.com/LN.asp?

Venue: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre — 909 Lake Shore Boulevard West

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Date: July 11, 2013
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Live Jazz

6:30pm: KEVIN QUAIN: Kevin Quain-Vocals/Solo Piano. 9:45pm: CD Release: BARRY
ELMES QUARTET: Perry White-Sax, Reg Schwager-Guitar, Montreal’s Vanessa Rodrigues-Hammond B3 Organ,
& Barry Elmes-Drums.

For more details: www.TheRex.ca

Venue: The Rex Jazz & Blues Bar — 194 Queen Street West

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Date: July 11, 2013
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Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival

July 3 – July 14, 2013. Summer: Toronto’s largest theatre festival celebrates its 25th Anniversary. Unjuried. Unexpected. Unforgettable. Over 155 stage productions from Canada and around the world in downtown Toronto. Dramas, musicals, comedy, improv and more, plus special programming for families at FringeKids! During the festival, patrons enjoy free entertainment, talks and prizes at the centrally located Fringe Club. Sign-up for their newsletter to receive all Fringe news & updates. A Toronto event that’s not to be missed.

For more details: www.fringetoronto.com

Location: Various Venues

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Start: July 3, 2013
End: July 14, 2013
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Location: Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival

Toronto Tango Experience

The TORONTO TANGO EXPERIENCE (TTX) is an exceptional 4-day Argentine Tango experience of all-day & all-night tango dancing, with famous DJs from around the world, plus live tango orchestra with top musicians & tango performances and a 4-day intensive tango workshops with HORACIO GODOY, one of the best Argentine Tango dancer & teacher in the world. And intensive tango workshops for ALL LEVELs (including absolute beginners) by BULENT KARABAGLI & LINA CHAN if you want a boost of your level of tango and join the main dance hall!

For more details: www.torontotangoexperience.com

Location: Polish Combatant’s Hall (SPK) — 206 Beverley Street

 
Start: July 11, 2013
End: July 14, 2013
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SlapShot Live!

The Second City presents Slap Shot Live! – a hilarious new theatrical adaptation of the classic movie, following the final-hard fought season of the Charleston Chiefs minor league hockey team.

Ranked #1 on Maxim’s list of “Best Guy Movies of All Time!”

“The best sports film of the past 50 years!” – GQ

Featured on Esquire’s “Movies Every Man Should See!”

The new stage production combines the original films beloved story and iconic characters, with hilarious live-action sequences, as well as nostalgic satire of the 1970′s. Part homage, part satire and part gloves-off, bench-clearing brawl, Slap Shot – Live is a journey back to the golden (and uncensored) era of Old-Time Hockey.

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT! July 2 – July 14, 2013. Tickets $29 – $34, plus tax. Box Office: 416-343-0011.
Bring the whole team! Group packages available for parties of 15 or more. Contact groupsales@secondcity.com.

Website: www.SecondCity.com

Location: The Second City – 51 Mercer Street (at Blue Jays Way)

 
Start: July 2, 2013
End: July 14, 2013
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Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz

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

RUNNING TIME

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.

Start: December 20, 2012
End: August 18, 2013
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Location: Mirvish Productions

Sunday Serenades

Every Sunday beginning July 7 and running to August 18 – from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. – you can dance under the stars at Mel Lastman Square in the Sunday Serenades free outdoor concert series. Sunday Serenades features the best of swing, jazz and big-band music. The performance lineup is available at www.toronto.ca/special_events/serenades.

Location: Mel Lastman Square — 5100 Yonge Street

 
Start: July 7, 2013
End: August 18, 2013
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Brampton Thursday Night Concert Series

The series offers a free concert in Gage Park in downtown Brampton, held Thursday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m, June to September. See the website for more information.

For more details: www.bramptondowntown.com

Location: Gage Park — Brampton, Ontario

Princess Polly and The World’s Smallest Ninja

It’s not always fun being the smallest. Unless you are the world’s smallest ninja!

This summer, The Second City is pleased to bring you a hilarious new adventure for all ages, Princess Polly and the World’s Smallest Ninja. Come along as Princess Polly sets out to save the kingdom, with the help of a tiny ninja, whose skills will baffle your eyes!

Complete with wonderful original songs, a heart-warming tale, and plenty of surprises, Princess Polly is a production that will delight kids and parents alike!

Recommended for ages 5 – 102. Performances: July 4 to September 1.
Thursdays & Sundays at 1:00pm. (Doors open at 12:30pm).

Tickets: Individual Tickets $14. Family 4-Packs $45.
For groups of 10 or more, contact groupsales@secondcity.com

Website: www.SecondCity.com

Location: The Second City – 51 Mercer Street (at Blue Jays Way)

 
Start: July 4, 2013
End: September 1, 2013
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