Jul 25 2017 (Tuesday), 07:30 PM
Seven-time Grammy-winning hip-hop Renaissance man, Kendrick Lamar, is set to embark on The DAMN. Tour this summer, announced Monday, April 24. Produced by Live Nation, The DAMN. Tour, featuring special guests Travis Scott and D.R.A.M., will see 17 cities beginning July 12, including a stop at Toronto's Air Canada Centre, and return to hometown Los Angeles on August 6. The DAMN. Tour follows a spectacular appearance at Coachella and the release of his critically acclaimed fourth studio album, DAMN.
Jul 25 2017 (Tuesday), 07:00 PM
Excellent Major League Baseball!
Jul 26 2017 (Wednesday), 06:00 PM
An introduction to Toronto’s first planned suburb for professional and upper middle class residents with unique Toronto architecture from the 1800s to the 21st century.
Jul 28 2017 (Friday), 05:30 PM
Toronto based Cuban band created in early 2016 by Elizabeth Rodriguez and Magdelys Savigne. Elizabeth Rodriguez was born in Havana, Cuba and is a classically trained violinist. She was a Concert Master at the Youth Orchestra in Havana, and since moving to Canada in 2013 she has been pursuing her musical career as a singer and violinist for several bands like: Okàn; the Juno winning band of Jane Bunnett & Maqueque; and The Battle of Santiago; to name but a few.
Jul 28 2017 (Friday), 07:00 PM
Excellent Major League Baseball!
Jul 28 2017 (Friday)
Following on the heels of the intoxicating work opening for Snoop Dogg’s Mount Kushmore tour, hip-hop icons Method Man & Redman have announced that they will perform a series of headlining appearances later this month. Red & Mef will begin their quest to bring dank thrills to North America on May 4 with a performance at Baltimore, Maryland’s own Rams Head Live! The pair will then move on to venues in Pittsburgh, Richmond, Philadelphia and Toronto.
Jul 28 2017 (Friday), 05:00 PM
On one end of the spectrum there are varieties of the Begonia which can be a dark, grievous, rough around the edges. And on the other end, a petite and elegant flower. In between, the plant attempts to harmonize its two poles, forming an array of varieties that each borrow from the delicate and the unseemly. It is in this same vein that Begonia (Alexa Dirks) finds herself, trying to find a balance.
Jul 28-29 2017
Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer.
Apr 22 - Jul 30 2017
The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is set to present a major retrospective of pioneering American painter Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986), featuring over 100 works of art by one the 20th century’s most successful and influential modernists. The exhibition will examine O’Keeffe’s entire career, charting the progression of her practice from her early abstract experiments to her late work, in addition to her trajectory west, and her profound influence and legacy.
Jul 30 2017 (Sunday), 02:00 PM
Revisit the Entertainment District, rich in the early history of city expansion and immigration, now a vibrant area filled with theatres and upscale hotels. This walk will focus on the Arts and Entertainment of the past and present. It will include architecture as well as public art by Canadian artists.
Jul 27-30 2017
Explore the diversity of Iran through music, dance, theatre, art, cinema and a crafts market. Enjoy delicious Iranian food and tea and experience the richness of one of the world’s oldest cultures.
Jul 28-30 2017
The legendary summer sampling event is back at Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place. Live music, over 300 types of beer, and an incredible food and chef line-up! We will also be celebrating Canada 150! 150 years calls for a beer!
Jul 30 2017 (Sunday)
Kwon Ji-yong, better known by his stage name G-Dragon, is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and fashion icon
from Dec 16 2016 to Jul 31 2017
From colonies to country… Canada revealed. Canada's heritage is one of diverse cultures and deep roots. Originally influenced by English, French and Aboriginal cultures, and more recently by a mosaic of international ethnicity, the essence of Canadian-ness and its changing emblems and symbols of identity play a key role in placing context around the collections in this growing gallery.
Aug 01 2017 (Tuesday), 08:00 PM
Aug 02 2017 (Wednesday), 06:00 PM
Walking through the Distillery district discover the commercial, industrial and residential structures built on the borders of the historic town of York that have been adapted for over the last two centuries.
Aug 04 2017 (Friday), 05:30 PM
Pianist Bill King brings together three talented musicians from Havana and Santiago de Cuba: violinist/vocalist Elizabeth Rodriguez, percussionist/vocalist Magdelys Savigne, and bassist Roberto Riveron. The Uprising is about our times: a world in crisis. Yet, it’s the world’s people who can derail the rampaging “greed” train through music – the marriage of cultures, ideas, and relationships. The members of The Uprising are the best of friends on a musical journey – the long conversation.
Aug 05 2017 (Saturday), 10:00 AM
Go big. Really big. The Grand Parade is the largest event of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival. This event continues to attract local, regional, national, and international attention by visitors and media. It is the grand highlight of the annual Festival. After months of preparation, masqueraders in colourful and striking costumes and steel pan bands wind their way from Exhibition Place along a 3.5-kilometer stretch on Lakeshore Boulevard.
Jul 15 - Aug 06 2017
For the first time ever, the AGO presents its extensive collection of Latin American contemporary art as the focus of its own exhibition. The artists, originating from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Cuba, Mexico and Venezuela, are each influenced by the specific geographic, political and social contexts and artistic legacies of their respective countries. Brought together, these artists' works provoke visitors to reflect upon issues of time, place and identity and to question issues of belonging, precarity and transience.
Aug 06 2017 (Sunday), 02:00 PM
Join us as we tour the fascinating financial district. Examine the work of world famous architects such as Mies van der Rohe, I. M. Pei and Santiago Calatrava. In addition, view interesting sculptures such as The Pasture.
Aug 04-07 2017
Come to the waterfront to catch a little bit of that island soul and experience the rich legacy of Caribbean music heard through Canada and around the world.
Aug 11-12 2017
Due to overwhelming demand, Shawn Mendes has added a SECOND show to Toronto, as this is a hometown show for the Canadian solo artist. Shawn is touring in support of his sophomore album Illuminate (Island Records), which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and features hit singles “Treat You Better” and “Mercy.” “Mercy” has been certified Platinum a - See more at: http://www.theaircanadacentre.com/events/event.asp?event_id=1681#sthash.5hlJa7oz.dpuf
Aug 11-13 2017
Habari Africa festival is a multi-disciplinary music and arts festival that displays the rich and diverse cultures of Africa. Join us for a weekend of exploration and engagement with the art, sounds and tastes of the continent. The festival will display an authentic African experience through presentations and workshops that celebrate the uniqueness, wealth and diversity of African music, dance, arts and culture.
Aug 15 2017 (Tuesday), 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Canada’s Table invites you to discover regional cuisines with tasting plates by the country’s top chefs, including Jamie Kennedy, Ted Corrado, and Ned Bell, and Canadian beverage samplings by the LCBO and Vintages. Featuring live entertainment and access to the ROM’s special exhibitions Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story, The Family Camera, and Anishinaabeg: Art & Power Canada’s Table highlights our vibrant and diverse culture from coast to coast.
Jul 29 - Aug 17 2017
A delightful and free introduction to horses, the CNE's interactive horse program returns this year, taking place from July 29 to August 17! It is a wonderful interactive program that takes place from 11 am to 2 pm each day in the two weeks before the CNE opens. Designed for the young and the young at heart, HorseCapades sweeps you away from city life and into the magical world of the horse. Giddy up! This year HorseCapades once again features free Pony Rides for kids. Don't miss out! Six children can be accommodated on the ponies at one time; each ride is approximately 2.5 minutes in length.
Aug 19 2017 (Saturday), 10:00 AM
The Warriors' Day Parade is a unique and spectacular event that includes the colour, sound and traditions of our Regiments and Squadrons as well as the recognition of those who served and those who serve today. Since 1921, the Parade has provided an opportunity to celebrate our military victories. For participants and spectators, it is also an opportunity to show deep appreciation for the priceless gift of freedom given to us by our Veterans and those brave women and men presently serving in the Canadian Forces.
Aug 18-20 2017
Check the next wave of Canadian talent starting new movements in hip-hop and dance music, featuring innovators in genres like post-rap, electro-pop, and world electronica. PLUS! We're calling all DJs in the GTA to enter our SHAKE THE LAKE DJ competition for a chance to win one of three spots to perform live during Beats, Breaks & Culture.
Aug 21-22 2017
We are pleased to announce Coldplay returns to Rogers Centre with their "A Head Full Of Dreams Tour". The band last played Rogers Centre in 2009 with their sold out tour "Viva La Vida". The stop at Rogers Centre is part of the band's first Canadian dates in the past five years. Since March of 2016, the "A Head Full of Dreams Tour", produced by Live Nation Entertainment, has played to over 2.5 million people across Latin America, the U.S. and Europe. The show was created by the band alongside celebrated production designers Misty Buckley and Paul Normandale.
Aug 21-22 2017, 07:00 PM
After surfacing in 2000 with the breakthrough single "Yellow," Coldplay quickly became one of the biggest British bands of the new millennium, honing a mix of introspective Brit-pop and anthemic rock that landed the British quartet a near-permanent residence on record charts worldwide
Aug 24 2017 (Thursday), 07:00 PM
A pop music force of nature, Lionel Richie has been making sweet music for over 50 years, both with the funk outfit The Commodores and as a solo artist. He has an Oscar, five Grammys and 16 American Music Awards to his name, with his songwriting talents matched only by his megawatt charisma and old-time showman stage persona. 2017 see Richie heading out on a nationwide tour, with a very special guest in tow - none other than pop diva Mariah Carey, taking a break from her Vegas residency.
Aug 25-27 2017
Ingenuity is the tale of human history. From humble paper to elegant crafts, classical music to contemporary pastry; whether it’s Taiwan or Japan, chiyogami or even Van Gogh, discover how these are all connected in the showcase of cultures at the 2017 TAIWANfest: “Kanpai, Japan!”
Jul 26 - Aug 30 2017
Join Harbourfront Cenre on the waterfront for a celebration of Canadian talent hiding in plain sight on the movie screen. Even when they’re pretending to be south of the 49th parallel, there’s maple syrup underneath their fingernails and hockey in their hearts. And don’t miss our weekly film trivia contests to win tickets to Harbourfront Centre performances!
Jun 22 - Aug 31 2017, 07:00 PM
Dance is for everyone and is the most inclusive sport there is! Harbourfront Centre’s summer-long series
Sep 02 2017 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
The legendary American pianist Garrick Ohlsson focuses all his insight and strength on Beethoven’s broadest, most regal concerto. Conductor Jirí Belohlávek brings matchless authority to a fascinating symphony by his fellow Czech, Martinu, and TSO Principal Clarinet Joaquin Valdepeñas shines in Debussy’s fanciful rhapsody.
Sep 03 2017 (Sunday), 07:30 PM
Depeche Mode are an English electronic band that formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. The group consists of founders Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, and Andy Fletcher.
Mar 11 - Sep 03 2017
Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story retells the story of nine blue whales that died tragically in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in 2014, and the unprecedented opportunity for research and conservation that has resulted. In this amazing ROM original exhibition, see the enormous skeleton of one of the recovered blue whales and discover how they evolved, the size of their heart, how they communicate, and more of the mind-blowing biology of Earth’s largest animal…ever. Gain insight into the decline of blue whales, what's being done to protect them, and how the ROM is using DNA to unlock some of the secrets of these elusive creatures.
Jul 22 - Sep 03 2017
Come into the Earth Rangers’ Studio in the Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity and learn more about the variety of living things on our planet. Drop in to the workshop any time between 11 AM and 4 PM to have an opportunity to chat with our friendly and fun staff and volunteers, and get your hands on a select collection of specimens representing life from all 3 of the oceans that form Canada's coasts!
Jul 17 - Sep 03 2017
Explore the life, traditions, and sacred stories of the Anishinaabeg as told through their powerful art over the last two centuries.
Aug 18 - Sep 04 2017
A popular end-of-summer ritual, the Canadian National Exhibition offers a wide variety of colourful interactive experiences. Indulge in classic fair foods and kooky culinary concoctions. Flip inside out and upside down on a kaleidoscope of midway rides. Try your luck at vintage CNE games and the casino, then shop ’til you drop as you scoop up bargains galore. Take in all the attractions including concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, international performances plus comedy and animal shows. Interact with park entertainers, farm animals, colourful characters in Kids World and so much more.
Sep 02-04 2017
The 68th annual Canadian International Air Show (CIAS) soars over Lake Ontario Labour Day weekend (September 2 to 4, 2017) for another awe-inspiring show featuring thrilling performances.
Sep 05-06 2017
We are pleased to announce Justin Bieber return to Rogers Centre with his "Purpose World Tour". Justin Bieber last played Rogers Centre in 2012 with his Believe Tour. Since the North American launch of the world tour in March 2016, Bieber has sold out multiple U.S. and international tour dates, thrilling fans around the world with his dynamic, must-see live show.
Jun 11 - Sep 10 2017
Walking tours of Toronto. ROMWalks encompass the diverse aspects of Toronto's vibrant neighbourhoods including history, architecture, arts of all varieties, education and more. Most tours are free. For additional information regarding scheduled walks, download a copy of the ROMWalks brochure (PDF). Also available are Private Group Walks that are perfect for clubs, community groups, or out-of-town visitors. These group walks are arranged specifically for you and can be scheduled for any day and time.
Jul 22 - Sep 10 2017
The popular Summer Music in the Garden concert series returns for its 18th season by the shores of Lake Ontario. Treat yourself to 19 free concerts this summer, featuring outstanding artists and a wide range of musical styles, from medieval love songs to finger-style guitar. Concerts take place in the Toronto Music Garden on most Thursdays at 7pm and Sundays at 4pm, and are approximately one hour in length. Bench seating is limited, so feel free to bring a lawn chair – and don't forget your hat or umbrella and sunscreen as shade is also limited.
Jul 15 - Sep 17 2017
Critically acclaimed, Rita Letendre is one of the most eminent living abstract artists. Her painting career began in Montreal in the 1950s, when she associated with Quebec's prominent abstract artist groups Les Automatistes and Les Plasticiens. Often the sole female artist in their group shows, she broke away from their approach to painting, finding it restrictive. Seeking to express the full energy of life and harness in her powerful gestures an intense spiritual force, Letendre worked with various materials including oils, pastels, and acrylics, using her hands, palette knife, brushes and uniquely the airbrush, which she began using in 1971.
Sep 19 2017 (Tuesday), 07:00 PM
Canadian composer Mychael Danna’s Academy Award–winning film score to Life of Pi, based on the novel of the same title by Canadian author Yann Martel, makes its world première on the TSO stage as a new orchestral suite. Canadian violinist James Ehnes demonstrates versatile mastery in Chausson’s dreamy Poème and Saint-Saëns’s dynamic Rondo Capriccioso.
Sep 22-23 2017
Genius. Innovator. International superstar. The TSO pays tribute to the life and legacy of legendary pianist Glenn Gould in a must-see concert including music that defined his career. Plus, witness the world première of Canadian composer Kelly-Marie Murphy’s new orchestral work inspired by Gould. Jan Lisiecki marshals all the nobility and turbulent drama of Brahms’s First Piano Concerto, a piece that Gould made uniquely his own. (Pictured: Glenn Gould, piano)
May 25 - Sep 23 2017
Bring your family to the ballpark every Saturday home game for Jr. Jays Saturdays presented by Boston Pizza! Every Saturday Home Game at the Ballpark, with the exception of Canada Day, is a Jr. Jays Saturday presented by Boston Pizza. Kids 14 and under can visit our Jr. Jays Zones on the 100, 200 and 500 levels to take part in many fun activities that will keep them entertained up until the eighth inning! Don't forget - kids can run the bases just like the pros following the game. Line ups open beginning in the eighth inning at sections 108, 208 and 508. Kids 14 and under can enjoy a special kids' priced ticket (500 level and 200 level outfield)
Sep 24 2017 (Sunday), 02:00 PM
The Royal Canadian Military Institute, in conjunction with Roy Thomson Hall are delighted to present UNCONQUERED, an afternoon of military band music in celebration of Prince Harry's Invictus Games Toronto 2017. This Massed Military Band Spectacular, will feature some of the best Canadian military bands joined in an afternoon of musical celebration with Scottish-Canadian tenor John McDermott. The Invictus Games, to be held in Toronto from September 23 – 30, 2017, are the only international, adaptive, sporting event for wounded, ill and injured, active duty and veteran, military members.
Sep 27-28 2017, 08:00 PM
Scored for two vocal soloists, chorus, and orchestra, and setting German-language texts from the Lutheran Bible, A German Requiem is Brahms’s most expansive and moving composition. The concertmasters of the TSO, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, and the National Centre Arts Orchestra pool their talents in an intriguing new concerto by Alexina Louie. (Pictured: Erin Wall, soprano)