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from Nov 13 2016 to Feb 25 2017
Toronto CAVEMAN was brought to you by I Love It Productions and Theatre Mogul. Producer : Pavlik Pravtchev Director: Pavlik Pravtchev Stage Design: Mariola Konova-Genova Ivan Mastagarkov Artist: Jorge Kolev Music : Youri Stoykov
from Nov 05 2016 to Jan 22 2017
Marvels of human ingenuity, so small they can fit in the palm of your hand, miniature boxwood carvings from the early 1500s have long remained a mystery.The AGO is pleased to debut Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures, a groundbreaking exhibition of more than 60 boxwood miniatures organized in partnership withThe Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Rijksmuseum. Offering new insight into the methods of production and cultural significance of these awe-inspiring works of art, this exhibition highlights more than four years of research that has used cutting-edge technology to understand these elegantly precise miniature rosaries, prayer beads and altarpieces.
Jan 20-22 2017
An explosion of dance that showcases raw talent and contemporary innovation as well as the beauty and diversity of traditional styles. Join us for three days showcasing 25 of Toronto’s most stunning dance companies, plus two exciting world premieres from Ryan Lee and Alyssa Martin. It’s a weekend to inspire any dance fan.
Jan 25 2017 (Wednesday), 07:30 PM
Jeffrey "Jeff" Dunham is an American ventriloquist, producer, and stand-up comedian who has also appeared on numerous television shows, including Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, The Tonight Show and Sonny With a Chance
Jan 27 2017 (Friday), 08:00 PM
One of pop music’s ultimate songwriting duos get the CAL treatment separately, as the celebrations of the Beatles’ last Toronto appearance continue into 2017. Both records were early solo ventures for two of rock and roll’s biggest names, but quickly proved – and continue to prove in the more than 40 years since their release – that the Fab Four’s writing core were powerful individual songwriting forces.
Jan 28-29 2017
Monster Jam brings high-octane entertainment to fans around the country. These action-packed live events showcase some of the most recognizable Monster Jam trucks, including Grave Digger, Max-D and many more, performing jaw-dropping displays of gravity-defying feats. For 25 years, these Monster Jam trucks have delivered on what fans want to see most - more freestyle, more racing and more action!
from Oct 22 2016 to Jan 29 2017
The years between 1880 and 1930 were marked by rampant materialism and rapid urbanization. Disillusioned with traditional religious institutions, many European, Scandinavian and North American artists searched for an unmediated spiritual path through mystical experiences. Organized in partnership with the renowned Musée d'Orsay in Paris, Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, Van Gogh and more breaks new art historical ground, exploring the mystical experiences of 37 artists from 14 countries, including Emily Carr, Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Piet Mondrian, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, Georgia O'Keeffe and James McNeill Whistler.
from Nov 12 2016 to Jan 29 2017
Discover striking wildlife and captivating landscapes as Wildlife Photographer of the Year, the longest-running and most prestigious nature photography competition in the world, returns to the ROM for its fourth year. Featuring new photographs from the 2016 competition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year continues to amaze and move viewers with the remarkable beauty and diversity of the natural world. Now in its 52nd year, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition attracts tens of thousands of submissions from photographers of all ages and skill levels. Premiering at London’s Natural History Museum before embarking on a world tour, the exhibition showcases category finalists and winners of the competition through 100 breathtaking photographs.
from Dec 10 2016 to Jan 29 2017
he Decades Project: 1920-1929 is the third in a planned series of installations organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra designed to bring together visual art and music to reveal how artists and musicians expressed the dynamism and exhilaration of their times. This autumn and winter visitors will have the opportunity to view Femme à genou (1921) by painter Fernand Léger while listening to Boléro (1928) by composer Maurice Ravel. Working in France in the wake of the devastation wrought by World War I, these artists felt obliged to return to order with clear and precise compositions.
from Dec 16 2016 to Jan 31 2017
Enter the visually stunning world of the Kirwin Collection; with over 21,000 specimens – that’s 10 tonnes! – it truly is a rock collection of epic proportions. Amassed over the past 40 years by exploratory geologist Douglas Kirwin, the collection is made up of minerals and ores from around the world, with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region. This extraordinary addition to the Museum’s Earth Sciences collections makes the ROM home to a distinguished and important geological collection.
Feb 01-02 2017
French composer Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem—in a chamber orchestra setting of this text—highlights this program of inspiring and uplifting music. Acclaimed Canadian baritone Russell Braun sings Brahms’s deeply moving Four Serious Songs, in a beautiful version with original preludes and orchestration by Detlev Glanert, and Montreal composer Samy Moussa’s celebratory work opens the concert.
Feb 03 2017 (Friday), 07:00 PM
#FNLROM is back for one vibrant and rhythmic night! Celebrate Black History Month in our stunning galleries, and hit the dance floor with tasty food and drinks. With live entertainment, DJs, and special performances you won’t want to miss Toronto’s favourite social destination.
Feb 03-04 2017
Canada's top comedians hit the stage for an evening of hilarious stand-up performances. Featuring Trixx, Nick Reynoldson, Marc Anthony Sinagoga and Sterling Scott.
Feb 04 2017 (Saturday)
Red Hot Chili Peppers announce the first three legs of their 2017 North American Tour today. The band is touring in support of its 11th studio album, the worldwide No. 1 The Getaway. The Getaway Tour kicks off January 5th, 2017, in San Antonio, TX, and will crisscross its way across North America. Please see below for all confirmed dates. More dates will be announced soon. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will provide support for all dates. In addition, Jack Irons will join the tour for the January dates.
Feb 04 2017 (Saturday), 07:30 PM
Long Yu, conductor Wu Man, pipa Mark Rowswell (“Dashan”), host & narrator For its fourth annual Chinese New Year concert, the TSO presents a festive program celebrating the Year of the Rooster. Long Yu, Artistic Director of the China Philharmonic Orchestra and Music Director of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, leads a fascinating program that features the world première of Canadian composer Vincent Ho’s work for pipa—a Chinese folk instrument—performed by internationally renowned pipa virtuoso, Wu Man, together with the Orchestra and narrator, “Dashan”.
Feb 03-05 2017
From the latest in wedding registries, fashion accessories, favours, flowers, cakes, DJ's transportation, and all the things that go into making every wedding unique and special, exhibitors at the National Bridal Show showcase the best of the best.
Jan 25 - Feb 05 2017
The Big ‘What Now?’ continues Sandra's journey of discovery. She now looks at life on the other side of 50 with her brilliant wit and candid insights. After completing life's compulsory rites of passage, just what exactly is next? Join Sandra and share in the laughter that comes from truth and recognition.
Feb 03-11 2017
With so many great events, we’ve expanded Kuumba over two weekends! This year, we explore the themes currently affecting our global community including Black Lives Matter, Women’s Empowerment and The Invisible Majority. We also focus on women’s voices by showcasing musicians, filmmakers and artists who bring attention to the stories of women of colour in Canada. For over 20 years, Harbourfront Centre’s Kuumba has sparked discourse and conversation around current and historical debates within the African-Canadian community. Kuumba 2017 continues this tradition, creating awareness and dialogue and celebrating contemporary and historical forms from across the African diaspora.
Feb 09-11 2017
DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents the acclaimed Throwdown Collective in an evening of two powerful works: the world premiere ofYlem (3 Eggs Ago) commissioned from Montreal choreographer Lina Cruz, and the Collective's own award-winning creation, Various Concert.
Feb 04-11 2017
Rooted in traditional and contemporary African styles fused with dancehall, soca and more. Esie Mensah and The Black Stars promote a fusion of movement that is fun for all levels and all ages.
Feb 12 2017 (Sunday)
Songs of Freedom represents Measha Brueggergosman’s connection to her faith and her past and honouring her ancestors who escaped slavery, and features the award-winning soprano’s take on spirituals from the era. The journey to recording the acclaimed album upon which the performance is based was captured in a film that won four Canadian Screen Awards.
Feb 10-12 2017
The creators of Ottawa’s popular Winter Brewfest are proud to present the inaugural edition of the Toronto Winter Brewfest. Lovers of fine beer and fine food are invited to sample more than 100 beers crafted by brewers from across Ontario and Quebec.
Feb 13 2017 (Monday), 08:00 PM
This distinguished ensemble displays its brilliance, warmth, and expressive versatility in Tchaikovsky’s stirring final masterpiece, the “Pathétique” Symphony, as well as colourful works by one of Ukraine’s finest composers, Yevhen Stankovych, including his second Violin Concerto, with the excellent violinist Dima Tkachenko as soloist.
Feb 14 2017 (Tuesday), 07:00 PM
ROM curator Silvia Forni presents the recent work she's done to create a renewed sense of engagement between communities and the Museum's African collection.
Feb 18 2017 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
Celebrate our city in all its winter glory with the whole family as 1 LOVE T.O. kicks off its 10 year anniversary on the Natrel Rink, spinning funk, hip-hop, R&B and house. Join us for a night on the ice with the sounds of DJ DLUX & YUKNODIS, alongside host Mr. 1 LOVE T.O. himself – Tyrone Tyrone 'T-rex' Edwards.
Feb 17-19 2017
From the open road, to the track and to the trail, this is your chance to see the newest models from the big names, plus the latest in apparel, accessories and touring destinations - all under one roof. The Shows are jam-packed with special features and events that are sure to please riders of all ages, including the kids.
Feb 20 2017 (Monday)
Once Upon a Prom show in Toronto is a full-scale boutique style show in a non-conventional, big hall pipe and drape setting, drawing visitors and consumers from across Ontario. The Once Upon a Prom Show inspires to become the most unique show of its kind in Canada. It promises to be the ultimate experience of everything prom and beyond.
Jan 17 - Feb 26 2017
For over sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each Prime Minister in a private weekly meeting. This meeting is known as The Audience. No one knows what they discuss, not even their spouses. Canada’s very own television, screen and stage star, Fiona Reid will take the throne in this riveting new play by Peter Morgan, the writer of the Academy Award®-nominated film, The Queen.
Feb 23-26 2017
From collectors and curators, to gallerists and designers, visitors can explore and discover works of art from over 250 top contemporary artists from Canada and abroad. This is a unique opportunity to meet and buy art directly from artists at Toronto’s favourite art fair.
Jan 16 - Feb 27 2017
Meet other parents and caregivers and enjoy adult learning and conversation in a baby-friendly atmosphere! With a ROM Teacher as your guide, you will explore a different gallery each week and discover extraordinary objects while your little one marvels at the new sights from their stroller or carrier!
Mar 02 2017 (Thursday), 12:00 PM
The 70-voice Mendelssohn Singers is formed from the ranks of the much larger (150-voice) Toronto Mendelssohn Choir whose formidable history goes back more than 100 years. The Singers made their debut in 2003 and have since made regular guest appearances with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and many other acclaimed ensembles. Noel Edison is the conductor for both the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and Mendelssohn Singers as well as the 20-voice Elora Festival Singers, who form the core of the two larger choirs.
from Sep 03 2016 to Mar 05 2017
The ROM’s new exhibition, Art, Honour, and Ridicule: Asafo Flags from Southern Ghana takes a historical and contemporary look at Asafo flags. These flags are the insignia created for the numerous military Asafo companies of the Fante states along the coast of Southern Ghana. Historically, Asafo companies were in charge of the safety and protection of the local community as well as warfare. Today they act as the vibrant core of local communities. Their flags depict narratives of pride, wisdom, and defiant messages to enemies and are sacred objects depicting the spirit and history of a company.