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June 11, 2014 – October 26, 2014

The Science of Rock ‘N’ Roll

Experience science in the key of rock! Have you ever wondered about the science behind rock ‘n’ roll? How has technology shaped this multi-billion dollar industry? How can performers bring hundreds of thousands of screaming fans to their feet? What physiological effects does rock have on the listener? The Science of Rock ‘N’ Roll is an interactive exhibition that provides a fresh look at the history of rock from the perspective of science and technology. See how music has shaped the tools of rock – and how those tools have changed the music.

The Science of Rock ‘N’ Roll is included with general admission to the Science Centre.

Website: www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/rocknroll

Ontario Science Centre — 770 Don Mills Road

 
Start: June 11, 2014
End: October 26, 2014
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September 17, 2014 – October 26, 2014

Spit and Image

Toronto-based artist and writer Sam Cotter works across photography, film, installation and sculpture to examine issues of visual representation. In his installation Spit and Image (2012–14), Cotter explores parallels between spatial illusion and linguistic instability through the creation of an expanded cinema work that combines a continually looping film with an asynchronous poetic monologue. The installation utilizes a two-way mirror as a screen, extending the temporal and spatial ambiguities of cinematic representation into the space of the gallery.

Please visit our website: www.ryerson.ca/ric

Ryerson Image Centre — 33 Gould Street

 
Start: September 17, 2014
End: October 26, 2014
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October 26, 2014

25th Annual Massed Military Band Spectacular

“It’s a Long Way to Tipperary,” “Pack Up Your Troubles,” “Roses of Picardy,” “Oh How I Hate To Get Up In The Morning,” these are all familiar songs of the First World War. By modern day standards it was a less complicated time when duty called and thousands of young Canadians answered. This year the strife and sorrows, the glory and success of ‘The War To End All Wars’ will be commemorated at the Royal Canadian Military Institute’s Annual Massed Military Band Spectacular.

This is the 25th annual RCMI Concert and an occasion you must attend! As always, the band spectacular will feature stirring marches, contemporary numbers and period pieces that will get you tapping your toes and humming along. As well, we are in for a number of pleasant surprises, from vocals to guest bands, that you simply won’t want to miss. Of course we will once again feature more than 120 pipers, drummers, brass and woodwind players from Toronto’s Navy, Air Force and Army bands. It’s a once-a-year opportunity to enjoy the best musicians our Armed Forces have to offer.

Doors open at 12:30pm for display viewing.

For tickets: www.roythomson.com

Roy Thomson Hall — 60 Simcoe Street

 
Date: October 26, 2014
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October 25, 2014 – October 26, 2014

Boo at the Zoo

Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

It’s time to get out your Halloween costumes and head out to the Toronto Zoo! All kids are eligible to take part in our “Critters and Costumes Parade” at 11:40 am and 2:40 pm daily, departing from the Waterside Theatre. Also on hand for the Boo fun is My Little Pony who will be at the Zoo’s Courtyard Stage for meet and greets from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm (first come first served). Kids can also drop by the Play-Doh Play Centre next to the Courtyard Stage to create their very own Zoo animal or Halloween creation. Plus, the Jelly Belly Team will share Jelly Belly beans with families upon exit (while supplies last)! Best of all, up to two kids in costume (12 and under) get in FREE when accompanied by an adult.

For more information: www.TorontoZoo.com

Toronto Zoo — 361A Old Finch Avenue

 
Start: October 25, 2014
End: October 26, 2014
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October 26, 2014

Halloween on Queen

The Beach Village invites you to Halloween on Queen on October 26, 2014 from 12-4 p.m. Join us at Kew Gardens and Ivan Forrest Gardens for fun Halloween Activities: Face Painting & Halloween Hair-do’s, Pumpkin Decorating & Carving Contests, Music, Stilt Walker, Fortune Tellers and Zero Gravity Circus performers Variety Artist, Scot Free and Mind-Reading Magician, Rob Testa! Costume Parade starts at 2 p.m. from Kew Gardens and ends at Ivan Forrest Gardens. Tons of Prizes to be won!

More details at www.thebeachvillage.com

October 24, 2014 – October 27, 2014

October 24 – October 27, 2014. Over 100 international art galleries! Thousands of artworks; from modern masters to contemporary art, painting to sculpture, photography to video. On-site art installations; diverse programming including speaker series, panel discussions and public tours.

For more details: www.arttoronto.ca

Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building Hall A, B & C – 255 Front Street West

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Start: October 24, 2014
End: October 27, 2014
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October 28, 2014

Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs

Start time: 7:30pm

The best in National Hockey League action!

For tickets: www.mapleleafs.com

Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

 
Date: October 28, 2014
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The Idea of North

12 – 1 p.m. Víkingur Ólafsson, Iceland’s award-winning rising star pianist and host of the Icelandic TV series Útúrdúr, makes his Toronto debut performing music from his native Iceland and neighbouring Nordic countries. He also pays tribute to one of his greatest inspirations, legendary Toronto pianist Glenn Gould, in a performance of Bach’s Goldberg Variations.

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.

Website: www.coc.ca

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

 
Date: October 28, 2014
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October 29, 2014

Toronto Raptors vs Atlanta Hawks

Start time: 7:30pm

The best in National Basketball Association (NBA) professional basketball!

For tickets: www.raptors.com

Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

 
Date: October 29, 2014
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October 30, 2014

Divertissement à 6

12 – 1 p.m. An all-female quintet featuring wind players of the COC Orchestra joins forces with pianist Monique de Margerie in a charming program of chamber works by Jean Françaix, György Ligeti and Francis Poulenc.

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.

Website: www.coc.ca

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

 
Date: October 30, 2014
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