Events Calendar

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September 19, 2014 – September 20, 2014

Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull

Earlier this week, international superstars Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull surprised their Twitter followers and allowed fans from all over North America to help announce the duo’s fall tour dates. The social media activity quickly sent the hashtag #EnriquePitbullTour trending worldwide and set the tone for what will certainly be one of the best parties of the year.

Enrique & Pitbull will reunite and share the stage for an AEG Live Fall tour that will visit the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada on Friday, September 19th and Saturday, September 20th. Fast-rising Latin urban star J Balvin is confirmed as the support act.

Enrique & Pitbull have come together to create a stage design that offers fans an immersive experience, a chance to get up close and personal with the artists for a once in a lifetime concert experience.

For tickets: www.ticketmaster.ca

Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

 
Start: September 19, 2014
End: September 20, 2014
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September 18, 2014 – September 20, 2014

Dean Brody

Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival

KEEPING IT CANADIAN – September 18 – 20, 2014

The fifth annual Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival presented by Tim Hortons is three days of music featuring some of Canada’s most popular and iconic performers. The Massey Hall concert series features headliners Burton Cummings, Dean Brody, and a special concert with Matthew Good and Jay Baruchel.

Canadian country star Dean Brody makes his Massey Hall debut as part of the 2014 Canada¹s Walk of Fame Festival. Brody exploded on the music scene in 2009, and has since scored two #1 singles and 14 Top 10¹s, becoming the #1 Most Played Canadian Artist for the past three consecutive years. He has been awarded seven Canadian Country Music Association Awards (CCMA), including Male Artist of the Year, along with a 2014 JUNO Award for Country Album of the Year for his album Crop Circles, and his 2014 Crop Circles and Tractor Beams Arena tour was sold out across Canada.

For tickets: www.masseyhall.com

Massey Hall — 178 Victoria Street

 
Start: September 18, 2014
End: September 20, 2014
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September 18, 2014 – September 20, 2014

Matthew Good and Jay Baruchel Live

Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival

KEEPING IT CANADIAN – September 18 – 20, 2014

The fifth annual Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival presented by Tim Hortons is three days of music featuring some of Canada’s most popular and iconic performers. The Massey Hall concert series features headliners Burton Cummings, Dean Brody, and a special concert with Matthew Good and Jay Baruchel.

Conversation, music and a little mayhem. Watch, listen, and join in as Matt and Jay (acclaimed Canadian actor) take the stage and jam on anything and everything that comes to mind. No topic taboo, no rules, no script…The only plan is to expose each other’s dark humour, wit, and unparalleled world knowledge with a little meaningless information. All this mixed with Matthew Good’s legendary acoustic performance will make for one night to remember.

For tickets: www.masseyhall.com

Massey Hall — 178 Victoria Street

 
Start: September 18, 2014
End: September 20, 2014
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January 12, 2014 – September 21, 2014

A Taste of Kensington Food Tour

Dates: January 12, February 15, March 15, April 13, May 25, June 22, July 20, September 21.
Start Time: 11:00 AM.

Kensington Market is a distinctive multicultural neighbourhood in the core of the city. An older neighbourhood and one of the city’s most well-known. It was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in November 2006. Bordering Chinatown, the indoor/outdoor market may be one of the most photographed sites in Toronto. To some, gritty and rugged, to others, a throwback of the way life once was, to foodies, heaven. Relatively untouched for years, Kensington has been undergoing a state of gentrification, without losing its character. Explore one of the last authentic markets in Toronto on our Taste of Kensington Food Tour.

Tickets: www.foodiesonfoot.ca/a-taste-of-kensington/

 
Start: January 12, 2014
End: September 21, 2014
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Location: Foodies on Foot

May 15, 2014 – September 21, 2014

Mother Courage and Her Children

May 15 to September 21.

Opens May 30.

As the Thirty Years’ War swirls around her, Mother Courage scrapes together a living for herself and her three children by selling provisions to Protestant and Catholic combatants alike. But as she hauls her wagon across the battlefields of Europe, she discovers that the very chaos that sustains her will eventually cost her everything she holds most dear.

For tickets: www.stratfordfestival.ca or call the box office at 1.800.567.1600.

Venue: Tom Patterson Theatre — Stratford, Ontario

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Start: May 15, 2014
End: September 21, 2014
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Location: Stratford Festival

July 29, 2014 – September 21, 2014

Christina, The Girl King

July 29 to September 21.

Opens August 14.

Enigmatic, flamboyant and unpredictable, with a passion for philosophy and the arts, Sweden’s Queen Christina seeks to make her country the most sophisticated in Europe. But her personal aspirations – and her unconventional sexuality – put her profoundly at odds with her culture’s expectations of her, both as a monarch and as a woman.

For tickets: www.stratfordfestival.ca or call the box office at 1.800.567.1600.

Venue: Studio Theatre — Stratford, Ontario

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Start: July 29, 2014
End: September 21, 2014
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Location: Stratford Festival

September 21, 2014

Toronto Garlic Festival

Come for Ontario garlic, stay for delicious garlic-inspired dishes by local chefs! Pair meals with craft beer or wine and engage in talks, demos, contests. Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 from 9 am to 5 pm at Evergreen Brick Works in the Don Valley. Free shuttle from the parkette beside Broadview Subway Station.

Website: www.TorontoGarlicFestival.ca

Evergreen Brick Works – 550 Bayview Avenue

 
Date: September 21, 2014
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September 18, 2014 – September 21, 2014

The Sketchbook Project

Trinity Square, 1 Trinity Street

September 18 – 21

The Sketchbook Project is an evolving library that features more than 18,000 artists’ books contributed by creative people from 130+ countries. The Sketchbook Project transports thousands of sketchbooks city-to-city in their custom Mobile Library. Join us for the only Toronto stop on the tour, and you’ll be able to make a free library card on-site and search our catalog by tag words, location, themes, and even find books by local artists.

Free admission.

For more information, please visit www.sketchbookproject.com

 
Start: September 18, 2014
End: September 21, 2014
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June 28, 2014 – September 21, 2014

Charles Edenshaw

This exhibition constitutes the first comprehensive survey of works by this ninetheenth century carver of wood, argillite and metal and affords a rare opportunity to consider Charles Edenshaw’s creative output as a totality. It is structured around four principal themes that expand on aspects of Edenshaw’s art and his legacy. The first section, Haida Traditions, features a number of objects the artist made for his family and for practical use that demonstrate the depth of cultural values imbedded in his work. The next section, featuring carved platters, is focused on Edenshaw’s representation of Haida stories and his development of Narrative structures. The section that follows is dedicated to Edenshaw’s celebrated Style and draws attention to defining characteristics of his aesthetic through a range of objects, including model poles and bracelets as well as the painted designs on hats and baskets. The final section centres on the artist’s incorporation of diverse cultural influences and the complex New Forms that resulted through increased contact with Europeans, such as walking sticks and silver spoons.

Charles Edenshaw is organized and circulated by the Vancouver Art Gallery and curated by Robin K. Wright, Professor of Art History, Curator and Director of the Bill Holm Center at the Burke Museum, University of Washington and Daina Augaitis, Chief Curator/Associate Director of the Vancouver Art Gallery, with Haida advisors James Hart and Robert Davidson. The exhibition is made possible with support from The Audain Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Government of Canada through the Museums Assistance Program of the Department of Canadian Heritage, and Mr. David Aisenstat.

Website: www.mcmichael.com

McMichael Canadian Art Collection — 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, Ontario

 
Start: June 28, 2014
End: September 21, 2014
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June 11, 2014 – September 21, 2014

The Eternity Code: Archaeology, Textiles and Preservation

How have textiles – among the most fragile and vulnerable artifacts – survived over centuries? Learn about the materials and techniques found in archaeological textiles and the conditions that have allowed for their survival through this exhibition of Peruvian and Coptic textiles from the Textile Museum of Canada collection. Woven cloth, basketry, cordage and matting have been integral to every culture and every historical moment – Paleolithic to contemporary – providing direct evidence of social, political, and economic conditions over time and space. The Eternity Code explores early textile technologies and their roles in symbolic communication through ciphers, signs and patterns as well as their social functions in ceremony, ritual and everyday life.

For more details: www.textilemuseum.ca

Textile Museum of Canada — 55 Centre Avenue

Textile Museum of Canada
Start: June 11, 2014
End: September 21, 2014
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