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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
Dec 09-11 2016
On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me…a festive family concert! Sing along with your favourite holiday classics as part of The Twelve Days of Christmas—a hilarious live-action pageant, narrated by Canadian actor and improv comedian Colin Mochrie, that will have you rolling on the floor with laughter. If it isn’t already, the TSO’s annual family Christmas concert is sure to become your new holiday tradition!
from Oct 09 2016 to Jan 07 2017, 10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Wild Weather immerses visitors of all ages in the power and unpredictability of extreme weather. Delve into severe weather science, discover cutting edge technology and investigate the stories of scientists, forecasters and wild weather enthusiasts.
Dec 10-11 2016
This Christmas, Good Lovelies celebrate a decade of music with two special Harbourfront Centre holiday performances. The trio marks ten years as a band in the way it all began, with a winter holiday songbook of timeless and original material polished to a warm and welcoming glow. The folk-pop trio is known for their winsome songwriting, impeccable vocals and charisma.
Dec 12 2016 (Monday), 12:00 PM
The JUNO-winning Amadeus Choir, founded in 1975, has been led by Lydia Adams since 1984, during which time it has grown in size and reputation to become one of Canada’s most acclaimed choral ensembles. Dr. Adams, who also leads the Elmer Iseler Singers, created Amadeus’s annual “Seasonal-Song-Writing Competition” which attracts submissions from around the world and serves as an inspiration to composers of all ages. A selection of the winning songs along with many seasonal favourites will be performed at this concert.
Dec 13-14 2016, 08:00 PM
Canada’s beloved pop diva Jann Arden brings her sensational voice and warm, witty personality to this holiday-season extravaganza! Featured tunes include such timeless numbers as Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree, Silver Bells, and It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year—all done the inimitable Jann Arden way.
Dec 14 2016 (Wednesday)
IFOA and Dundurn Press invite you to the release of The Secrets We Keep by Deb Loughead and Finding Jade by Mary Jennifer Payne, as part of the Toronto Lit Up book launch series. Meet the authors, network and join in the celebration of new work!
Nov 19 - Dec 16 2016
Life happens in the kitchen. Late night confessionals over tea and a jar of Nutella. Elaborately choreographed family meals. Lessons learned, secrets exchanged, bonds forged, reinforced by our most visceral of senses. Accompanying the usual eye-popping flight of acrobatic choreography and pulsating music are the other three senses — the touch of hands in batter, the smell of cookies baking, the taste of roasted oregano — leading us through a span of times and countries, all the while the iconic kitchen our common meeting point.
Dec 17 2016 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
Singer/producer/songwriter Katie Stelmanis is known for her late night, techno DJ sets pushing boundaries and moving bodies. Tonight she combines her love of dance music with her classical and jazz roots for an eclectic, sonically diverse set.
Dec 17 2016 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
Who Chris Mitchell is: a genre-spanning sax superstar and a Grammy Recording Academy saxophonist Where to start: his album Turquoise, which features Latin jazz tracks alongside Turkish toe-tappers and contemporary pop classics “My Heart Will Go On” and “I Will Always Love You” His latest: I Found Forever, a collection of romantic bossa nova jazz
Dec 15-17 2016
In the second edition of our alternative to the standard holiday concert fare, we’ve assembled a program that charms and delights. We’re creating a raft of new material for pop singers backed by an all-star ensemble, performing classic carols, holiday heartbreakers, jubilant ditties and a few surprises. The Art of Time Big Band reunites for Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite, and the Ensemble will play some instrumental treats.
Dec 17 2016 (Saturday), 02:00 PM
Usher in the holidays with the angelic voices of more than 300 choristers joined by the TCC Alumni Choir. The choirs will perform seasonal favourites and the Main Choir will present a special ‘musical’ reading of Dylan Thomas’s A Child’s Christmas in Wales, with orchestral arrangements by Nancy Telfer.
Dec 19-21 2016, 08:00 PM
Hallelujah! Experience Handel's Messiah, Toronto's must-see holiday classic, performed with matchless spirit by the TSO. Acclaimed Baroque-music specialist Nicholas McGegan conducts the Orchestra and a stellar lineup of vocalists and chorus, in five tremendous performances of the immortal oratorio. Order superb seats before they sell out!
Dec 31 2016 (Saturday), 09:00 PM
Ring in the New Year with #ROMNYE, and dance the night away while enjoying delectable bites, and drinks. Celebrate with special access to our spectacular exhibition CHIHULY, live bands, DJs, and of course a sparkling toast at midnight!
Sep 15 - Dec 31 2016
The Pop artists on display in the Edmond G. Odette Family Gallery didn’t just document the popular; they confronted it. To quote painter James Rosenquist, “I’m amazed and excited and fascinated about the way things are thrust at us… things larger than life, the impact of things thrown at us.” Artists analyzed the effect on the human psyche of mass media, of celebrity culture and of the immediate access everyone seemed to have to a wealth of new products and information. The result: the use of everyday objects, huge pictures and grossly inflated reproductions in surprising materials.
Dec 31 2016 (Saturday), 07:00 PM
For nine years, Bravissimo! Opera’s Greatest Hits has dazzled new and seasoned opera lovers alike on New Year’s Eve! Come for a spectacular performance of opera highlights, and revel in a program steaming with love, jealousy, and betrayal featuring this year’s all Italian cast of couples: baritone Lucio Gallo returns this year with mezzo-soprano Diletta Rizzo, and soprano Donata D’Annuzio Lombardi joins star tenor Leonardo Caimi, backed by Opera Canada Symphony and Chorus.
from Dec 31 2016 to Jan 01 2017, 08:00 PM - 01:00 AM
Count down to the new year with the whole family at DJ Skate Nights: A NYE Ice Skating Jam Named Saturdays, as DJ P-Plus serves up the hottest hits. No posing, no pretense, just real music!
from Oct 12 2016 to Jan 01 2017
The four nominees for this year’s AIMIA | AGO Photography Prize reveal the distinct ways that artists practice photography today. The works include the documentary black and white images of Ursula Schulz-Dornburg, the performative approach of Jimmy Robert, the intimate explorations of Talia Chetrit, and the collage strategies of Elizabeth Zvonar. Taken together, this collection of images offers a compelling look at the ways bodies can express both histories and personal identities.
from Dec 23 2016 to Jan 01 2017
Enter a world where adventure is awaiting at Disney on Ice presents Dream Big. Join the Disney Princesses as they learn that courage leads the way. Then watch Anna, Elsa and Olaf from Disney's Frozen discover that true love is the greatest magic of all. Believing is just the beginning when Disney On Ice presents Dream Big skates into your hometown!
from Dec 23 2016 to Jan 05 2017
The IIHF World Junior Championship is returning to Toronto this December! And the City of Toronto is again thrilled to play host and provide the backdrop for this exciting hockey tournament.
Jan 07 2017 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
Disco is not dead! Rediscover the sounds of the underground party scene – the night clubs, lofts and warehouses, where disco was reborn (and house music was born), where the faithful dancers, deejays, musicians and producers got funkier and freakier with the music than ever before.
from Jul 13 2016 to Jan 08 2017
Immerse yourself in a spectacular exhibition exploring colour, light, and form by one of the world’s foremost artists working in glass today. Created by sand, fire, and human breath, these brilliantly coloured works of art produce a magical, sensory experience that will never be forgotten.
from Nov 15 2016 to Jan 08 2017
COME FROM AWAY is the breathtaking new musical that played record-breaking engagements in La Jolla and Seattle — and now it’s coming to Toronto prior to its Broadway run. Written by Canadians Irene Sankoff and David Hein (My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding), this is the stunning production from Tony®- nominated director Christopher Ashley (Memphis) that the Los Angeles Times calls “an affecting and stirring new musical.”
from Dec 26 2016 to Jan 08 2017
Drawing inspiration from the Mystical Landscapes exhibition, enjoy a fun and educational visit to the planetarium in our Gallery School, and discover the amazing and unexpected landscapes found within our solar system and throughout the universe! Tours of the visiting planetarium are led by members of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto. Following this interactive visual experience, visitors of all ages are invited to transform the Weston Family Learning Centre and create stars, planets and galaxies of all shapes and sizes.
Jan 14 2017 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
La Rumba Buena is a night dedicated to classic Latin sounds inspired by the salsatecas in Cali, Havana and New York. No frills, pure vibes, and a non-stop dance floor open to anyone who catches the rhythm.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 03-05 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.
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 09-12 2017
Fishing, Hunting, Marine, Outdoor Adventures - everything you may think of the best vacations ever. Warning - not for lazy boys and girls. Just for those who looks for activities and phisical challenge. Stay outside and be active! Toronto Sun has a prize of $75 000 at the Casting Pond!
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.
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 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.
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.
Mar 10-19 2017
Canada Blooms was founded in 1996 by the Garden Club of Toronto and Landscape Ontario. Today, it is the largest flower and garden festival in the country, celebrating the very best in Canadian gardening and floral design!