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November 25, 2014

Stevie Wonder

Legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder announced today the SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE PERFORMANCE, a 10+ city tour across North America this fall. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the performances which are a live adaptation of the iconic Songs in the Key of Life album, will begin in New York City at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 6 then travel through cities such as Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago and Atlanta before wrapping at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Dec. 5.

General tickets for select cities will be available beginning Monday, Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. local time.

Throughout his career, the celebrated singer has amassed 49 Top 40 singles, 32 #1 singles and worldwide album sales of more than 100 million units. He has received 25 Grammy Awards, an Oscar, and a Golden Globe; is an inductee into the Rock and Roll, Songwriters’ and NAACP Halls of Fame; and is the youngest recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors. Stevie is a designated U.N. Messenger of Peace with special focus on persons with disabilities. He continues to be pivotal in U.S. and world events, demonstrating the activism that has made him such a vital voice for social progress and world harmony.

As a live performance tour de force, Stevie continues to astound audiences around the world. This summer, he headlined and performed at iconic sold-out music festivals across Europe in nine countries, including London’s Calling, Roskilde in Denmark and the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.

For tickets: www.Ticketmaster.ca

Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

 
Date: November 25, 2014
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November 26, 2014

Mists

12 noon to 1:00pm. Award-winning young Swiss pianist and composer Jean-Sélim Abdemoula showcases his virtuosity and expressive range in an exquisite program of works by Janáček (In the Mists, On an Overgrown Path) and Chopin (Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor).

The Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre is a unique opportunity to experience diverse artistic programming in what has become one of Toronto’s most exciting cultural hubs. Six inspiring series offer concerts, dance performances and engaging presentations that feature both up-and-coming young artists and established international stars. All performances are FREE to the public, with admission on a first-come, first-served basis. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early as late seating is not available.

Please visit our website: www.coc.ca

Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts — 145 Queen Street West

 
Date: November 26, 2014
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November 26, 2014 – November 27, 2014

Stravinsky Petrouchka

Two of Stravinsky’s most appealing scores—the cheeky Russian fairground antics of the heartsick puppet Petrouchka, and the roguish romantic schemes of the Renaissance rascal, Pulcinella (Punch)—bookend Haydn’s enchanting, Roma-flavoured piano concerto.

For tickets: www.tso.ca

Roy Thomson Hall — 60 Simcoe Street

 
Start: November 26, 2014
End: November 27, 2014
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November 29, 2014

Mythbusters: Behind the Myths

Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage are back at it again with the return of “MythBusters – Behind the Myths” in Toronto on November 29, 2014. Their new show promises to be an outrageous evening of entertainment featuring brand new on-stage experiments, behind-the-scenes stories and some of your all-time favorites. A new immersive video experience will keep you bolted to your seat.

Scientific advisory – this show is for everyone from 5 to 95 and may result in explicit learning! Don’t miss out on your chance to be selected from the audience to assist in their mind-twisting and unorthodox approach to science.

“My smile muscles hurt so much from laughing and enjoying the performance. It was a great time had by all!” – Matthew, 8th Grade Science Teacher

For tickets: www.sonycentre.ca

Sony Centre for the Performing Arts — 1 Front St. East

 
Date: November 29, 2014
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November 26, 2014 – November 29, 2014

Gordon Lightfoot

Multiple JUNO-winner and Grammy nominee Gordon Lightfoot returns to Massey Hall this fall.

The 150 concerts that have followed the Canadian music icon’s first two sold-out concerts at Massey Hall in March 1967 have become legendary. They have been described by the Toronto Star “as a defining event in the cultural life of Toronto.” The iconic singer-songwriter continues his seventh decade of touring, and will be at Massey Hall for four nights this November.

For tickets: www.masseyhall.com or call 416-872-4255

Massey Hall — 178 Victoria Street

 
Start: November 26, 2014
End: November 29, 2014
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November 29, 2014

Bud Light Sensation

Event Start Time: 8PM

After a very successful debut in 2013, the world’s leading dance event –Bud Light Sensation – is coming back to Rogers Centre for another wild night of musical excitement. Since its inception in the Netherlands in 2000, Sensation has taken the global clubhouse music scene by storm. More than 70 shows in over 20 countries have attracted more than one million attendees with premier DJs. PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A 19+ ONLY EVENT (ID REQUIRED UPON ENTRANCE) AND STRICT DRESS CODE IS IN EFFECT – ALL WHITE ATTIRE REQUIRED.

BE ADVISED GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS DO NOT GUARANTEE ACCESS TO THE FLOOR.

For Tickets: bit.ly/1neozlX

Location: Rogers Centre- 1 Blue Jays Way

 
Date: November 29, 2014
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November 22, 2014 – November 30, 2014

Nijinsky

One of the most legendarily brilliant and transformative figures in the history of ballet, Vaslav Nijinsky dominates the pantheon of 20th-century male dancers as much for his contributions to the art form as his turbulent, tragic life. John Neumeier’s moving, unflinching ballet is a portrait of the artist’s inner journey, providing a glimpse into the soul of an artist of unique and astonishing vision, whose life and works helped changed the face of modernity.

For tickets: www.national.ballet.ca

Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts — 145 Queen Street West

 
Start: November 22, 2014
End: November 30, 2014
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November 29, 2014 – November 30, 2014

The Second City Guide to the Symphony

The legendary Second City comedy theatre brings its unique blend of sketch comedy, satire, songs, and improvisation to an entirely new stage— Roy Thomson Hall! This unique collaboration with the TSO brings together Toronto’s leading musical and comedy minds to explore their shared love of the symphony orchestra. This light-hearted comic performance will take on all things orchestral, from the colourful musicians to the mighty Maestro, from send-ups of classical music history and conventions to the manners and mannerisms of our beloved audiences. Hosted by Canadian comedian Colin Mochrie (Whose Line is it Anyway?), this promises to be the funniest musical night of the year!

For tickets: www.tso.ca

Roy Thomson Hall — 60 Simcoe Street

 
Start: November 29, 2014
End: November 30, 2014
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November 30, 2014

Slipknot

Tickets also available at all Ticketmaster outlets, the Air Canada Centre Box Office or by phone at 1-855-985-5000.

Tickets (incl. HST) $42.50, $52.50 & $62.50; GA Floor and Reserved Seating (plus FMF and service charges).

All Fans Making Ticket Purchases Through October 5 Will Receive A Digital Download Of The New Album Upon Official Release Date.

Global rock juggernauts Slipknot have announced the next phase of their uncompromising history -– the release of .5: The Gray Chapter – the fifth studio album from the GRAMMY AWARD®-winning group – arrives on October 21, while their North American Prepare For Hell tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, is set to kick off immediately following the band’s previously announced Knotfest (October 24 – 26).

The Prepare For Hell Tour – a major North American headline tour with very special guests Korn and openers King 810 – will kick off October 29 in El Paso, TX and traversing North America through December 7. The tour hits Toronto on November 30th at the Air Canada Centre.

Slipknot emerged at the tail end of the Twentieth Century and quickly established itself as the most enigmatic, provocative and aggressive collective of the modern era. 1999′s SLIPKNOT stands as a true milestone, named by Metal Hammer as the “”Best Debut of the Last 25 Years.”" The album fast earned 2x RIAA platinum certification, with each of Slipknot’s following releases – including 4 video albums – all receiving additional platinum in the US and around the world. All told, the band have 11 Platinum and 38 Gold record certifications around the world. Slipknot’s fanbase is unwavering and they are global – the band’s most recent studio effort, 2008′s platinum certified ALL HOPE IS GONE, debuted at #1 in seven countries including the U.S.

For tickets: www.Ticketmaster.ca

Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

 
Date: November 30, 2014
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Della: One in a Thousand World Tour

Della, named the “Queen of Ballads”, has sung the theme songs for over 20 dramas, released seven albums and performed solo at 25 cities around the globe. Having been through tough teenage years, Della’s music not only expresses the sorrow and joys of love, but also the sentiments of her life stories. Her “One in a Thousand” World Tour combines her classic love songs with super popular idol dramas to create a matchmaking concert filled with romance and warmth.

For tickets: www.sonycentre.ca

Sony Centre — 1 Front Street East

 
Date: November 30, 2014
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