December 13, 2013
8:00pm. Single Tickets: $54, $59, $64. Subscribe from $41. You asked for it and we were happy to oblige! The Leahy Family returns for a second year to treat your family to an unforgettable evening of song and dance. Known for their unique blend of musical styles, distinct repertoire and an explosive on-stage energy, the Leahys make Christmas a true family affair! The Canadian powerhouse of eight musical brothers and sisters and now their adorable and talented children are one of Canada’s most sought after exports. Packed with holiday tunes and fiery Celtic jigs and melodies, the Leahys will kick up your holiday spirit!
For tickets please visit: www.rosetheatre.ca or via phone at 905-874-2800.
Venue: The Rose Theatre — 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton, Ontario
Three-time JUNO Award winner and acclaimed multi-platinum singer/songwriter Johnny Reid comes to Massey Hall this holiday season in support of his new album Johnny Reid: A Christmas Gift To You, which features a collection of traditional and time-honoured songs to embrace the spirit of the season.
Nominated for a 2012 JUNO Award for Single of the Year, Johnny Reid released his sixth studio album Fire It Up in March 2012, the follow-up to 2010’s certified double-platinum album A Place Called Love.
For tickets: www.MasseyHall.com or 416-872-4255.
Venue: Massey Hall — 178 Victoria Street
December 14, 2013
November 23, 2013 – December 14, 2013
December 15, 2013
Rod Stewart has just announced plans to launch his eagerly anticipated “Live the Life” tour in North America this Spring. Stewart will be joined by legendary artist, Steve Winwood for an unstoppable evening of hits from two of rock music’s most seminal artists. The “Live the Life” tour is set to kick-off in Chicago on April 10 and play ten arenas throughout North America including dates in New York, Newark, Philadelphia, Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Atlanta, Detroit and Greensboro, NC. This concert is rescheduled from May 1st.
For tickets please visit: www.Ticketmaster.ca
Location: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street
November 29, 2013 – December 15, 2013
This holiday season Toronto will once again celebrate the romance and magic of a traditional Christmas at the Lowe’s Toronto Christmas Market. Inspired by the Old World and influenced by the New, this free annual event captures all of the tradition, heritage and charm of a European Christmas market, while showcasing hundreds of unique and local handcrafted products. Non-stop entertainment includes musicians, carolers and choirs, traditional European dancers, and of course… Santa and his roaming elves! There is great shopping, specialty beer and mulled wine gardens, and sweets and treats. Christmas comes but once a year and the Toronto Christmas Market at The Distillery is the perfect opportunity to put the magic back in your holiday time.
Friday November 29th to Sunday December 15th at the Distillery Historic District.
For more details: www.torontochristmasmarket.com
September 18, 2013 – December 15, 2013
Guest curated by Steve Loft. Main Gallery, University Gallery, Salah J. Bachir New Media Wall.
This exhibition presents photographs from the Black Star Collection with contemporary works by aboriginal artists to examine the role of the artist as activist, as chronicler and as provocateur in the ongoing struggle for indigenous rights and self-empowerment. Artists include Vernon Ah Kee, Sonny Assu, Scott Benesiinaabandan, Dana Claxton, Cheryl L’Hirondelle, Alan Michelson, Theo Sims, Skawennati and Jackson 2bears.
For more information: www.ryerson.ca/ric
RYERSON IMAGE CENTRE — 33 GOULD STREET
December 13, 2013 – December 15, 2013
Tickets as low as $48.39!
STUART McLEAN is one of Canada’s most beloved storytellers and a best-selling author. His hit CBC radio show THE VINYL CAFE premiered in 1994, and each week over one and a half million listeners tune in to hear stories about Dave, owner of the second hand record store where the motto is: “We May Not Be Big, But We’re Small”.
The stories also feature Dave’s wife, Morley, their two children, Sam and Stephanie, and assorted friends and neighbours.
The show also features live and recorded music by both up-and-coming and established Canadian musicians. Increasingly, it is becoming a place where Canadians go to find new, undiscovered talent.
For tickets: www.sonycentre.ca
Venue: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts — 1 Front Street East
November 23, 2013 – December 15, 2013
This hilarious award-winning comedy begins when two sophisticated couples meet to discuss a playground incident involving their children. What starts as a civilized get-together quickly devolves into a scrappy, laugh-out-loud evening that The New York Times called “A study in the tension between civilized surface and savage instinct.”
A David Mirvish Presentation of a Studio 180 Theatre Production.
For tickets: www.Mirvish.com
Venue: Panasonic Theatre — 651 Yonge Street