July 12, 2013
Category: Performing Arts
Weezer has been on the music scene for over a decade and have produced some sterling music.
Weezer will play their “Blue Album” in its entirety along with all of their greatest hits! With special guest
VIP tickets include VIP area with optimal main stage viewing, VIP bar, shaded area, premium food vendors, VIP washrooms and fast pass VIP entry. Advance VIP ticket $99.50: www.Ticketmaster.ca or charge by phone: 1-855-985-5000. General admission tickets at $69.50 available at the same website or by calling the aforesaid toll-free number.
Location: Downsview Park — 1-35 Carl Hall Road
4:00pm: HOGTOWN SYNCOPATORS. 6:30pm: LESTER McLEAN with Michael
Occhipinti-Guitar. 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
Front Entrance Courtyard, 10:30am. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience an engaging performance by the Focus Academy Summer Violin Ensemble Camp from a community group of young violin players who are immersed in the art of ensemble violin playing during a two week camp session. They will be performing at the Toronto Zoo a repertoire of what they have worked on for a 20 minute performance.
For more details: www.TorontoZoo.com
Location: Toronto Zoo — 361A Old Finch Avenue
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: The Second City – 51 Mercer Street (at Blue Jays Way)
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.
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