Lifestyle

May 05 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
For the past 20 years Dina Talaat has been the only dance artist in Egypt considered a true top class artist and superstar. For one night only, Toronto hosts the "Last Egyptian Dancer" (Newsweek), direct from Egypt, along with Mohamed Salah, also direct from Cairo and Arabesque Dance Company.
May 10-13 2018
"Buy Good. Feel Good." Expo is coming back to Toronto for its fifth edition. Shop Canada's largest selection of life-changing products and experiences, from fair trade apparel and accessories to organic foods and artisanal home decor! Every purchase we make has an impact! Help us support businesses that promote a fair, ethical and healthy economy!
May 25 2018 (Friday), 08:00 PM
One of the world’s greatest living pianists, Evgeny Kissin, returns to Toronto this spring, three years after his critically acclaimed, sold-out performance at Roy Thomson Hall in 2015. For this performance, Kissin brings an exciting programme which includes Beethoven’s Sonata No. 29, Op. 106 “Hammerklavier,” considered one of the composer’s greatest and most challenging pieces, as well as a selection of 12 preludes by Rachmaninoff, including the famous Prelude in C-sharp minor.
Jan 14 - Jun 24 2018, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Animal Explorers provides a series of fun scavenger hunts for kids ages 12 and under. Children can team up with one of our cuddly Animal Explorers and take them along as they explore the ROM. Most Sundays 11 AM to 3 PM; free with Museum admission.
Jun 21 - Jul 01 2018
Our Viking-inspired voyage will feast upon both historic and natural splendours as we journey from Scotland to Iceland. Highlights of the tour include: Explore the Celtic archaeological treasures of the Neolithic standing stones at Stenness and Brogar and the amazingly preserved prehistoric villages of Skara Brae and Jarslof. Learn about the famous Fair Isle weaving and pick up a piece of this highly sought after textile. Visit the bird watchers’ paradise of the Faroe islands where gannets, puffins, skuas and fulmars soar above their rugged homes amid the dramatic seascapes, cliffs and waterfalls. Spend time in Torshavn, “Thor’s Harbour”, capital of the Faroe Islands, whose old town features wooden houses covered with turf roofs.
Jul 20 - Aug 01 2018
We will visit Star City, just outside Moscow, the once secret site to train the pride of the Soviet Union, Russian cosmonauts. Canada’s Chris Hadfield trained in its full-sized Soyuz capsules. We will visit the great sites of Moscow too… Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, and the Kremlin. Then on to see the greatest treasures of the Old Russian Empire in St. Petersburg with its renowned palaces, canals and a jewel of the art world – the Hermitage. Your host for this unique trip will be Bob McDonald of CBC’s Quirks and Quarks.
Sep 25-26 2018
After more than half a century on the road and an unparalleled career that has redefined the cultural landscape and seen Elton John claim his place as a true global icon, the superstar today announced via an exclusive VR180 live stream on YouTube, details of his final tour called ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’.
Oct 13 2018 (Saturday)
Discover unrivaled antiquities, intrigue, "lost cities", mysterious alignments of the solar system – Peru has it all! Highlights of the tour include: Welcome dinner at the oldest continuously inhabited private family residence in the Southern Hemisphere. Behind-the-scenes tour of the artistically superb ceramics of the Moche people at the famous Larco Herrera Museum in Lima. Stroll the Bridge of Sighs in the Barranco district of Lima overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy privileged access to the recent discoveries of ancient sites in Northern Peru including the Tomb of the Lord of Sipán. Watch fishermen ride reed horses made with the centuries old skills used for the Kon-Tiki rafts departing from Peru in 1947. Refresh at a Relais & Châteaux hotel in the Sacred Valley. Private tour of Machu Picchu and lunch at the famous Sanctuary Hotel near the peak. Visit many of the great Incan Empire sites: Cusco, Ollantaytambo, Moray, and Pisac.
Mar 01-15 2019
See one of the world’s truly magnificent countries. The setting for much of this African trip is the stunning veldt where you will experience big game safaris and bush walks from our base at a private game reserve lodge. We will visit “the Cradle of Humanity”, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with a renowned expert, Dr. David Evans of the ROM. We will also visit the site of his remarkable find… a dinosaur nursery! We will tour the award winning “wine district” for some fabulous food and drink and see penguins at the tip of the Cape of Good Hope. We will visit Robben Island, near Capetown, site of Nelson Mandela’s long captivity, visit the house he was arrested in, and learn about the apartheid era.
Apr 21 2018 (Saturday)
VELVET AVE & URBAN CURLS HAIR STUDIO are inviting you to an unforgettable evening of celebration of beauty and style at the prestigious Design Exchange, Canada’s only Design Museum. This is an event where we craft environments and atmospheres that allow people who share common interests to truly connect with one another; guests, celebrities, stylists, makeup artists, sponsors and vendors in the hair and fashion industry.
Apr 17-21 2018
An immersive fashion experience featuring 35+ fashion runway presentations, photography, multi-disciplinary art, short films, DJ & bar.
Apr 22 2018 (Sunday), 07:30 PM
International Holocaust Remembrance Day Monodrama "The Apples" according to the story of Dina Rubina Performed by: Anna Glantz - Margoolis Directed by Nadia Greenberg
Apr 22 2018 (Sunday)
The often underestimated sandwich will finally be given the credit it is due as vendors from across the city showcase their delicious offerings. Our marketplace will also feature merchandise vendors selling locally made items for you to take home.
Apr 22 2018 (Sunday), 01:00 PM
Apr 26 2018 (Thursday), 08:00 PM
Rik Emmet’s career has always been about pushing limitations and exploring new facets of his own creative personality. Best remembered as the dynamic front man for the power trio Triumph, Emmet’s explosive guitar solos and stirring vocals have left a trail of adoring fans around the world. A member of the Canadian Rock Hall of Fame Rik Emmett continues his commitment to prolific and conscientious music-making.
Apr 19-28 2018
Opera Atelier presents Monteverdi’s deeply moving opera that recounts the return of the Greek king Ulysses to his family after a 20-year absence fighting in the Trojan War. This production abounds with gods, goddesses, flying machines and magical transformations, and features tenor Krešimir Špicer, whose definitive performances in the title role have thrilled audiences around the world.
Apr 29 2018 (Sunday)
Antytila / Антитіла is one of the best Ukrainian bands that play classical rock'n'roll and pop-rock. The music of ANTYTILA is optimistic and full of positive vibrations while live shows are bright and powerful. So it’s no surprise they are considered to be one of the most busy touring bands of Ukraine.
May 03 2018 (Thursday), 07:00 PM
Successful Woman Council and Jewish Women’s Club present Mother’s Day Concert With participation of violinist Daniil Temnik and “Star School” Performing Arts and Music Academy
May 05 2018 (Saturday), 07:30 PM
Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show. A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.
May 05 2018 (Saturday), 01:00 PM
Kentucky Derby - at Woodbine's 2nd annual Derby Day Party. Tickets are $70 (until April 22) and go on sale Monday, January 29th at 10am ET. Your Derby Day Party ticket includes gourmet food offerings, a complimentary cocktail, valet parking, access to exclusive party activations - plus, a free racing program and the opportunity to participate in on-track experiences including tours of the announcer's booth, paddock, starting gate & much more!
Apr 14 - May 06 2018
Writtenby Hadar Galron Directed by Liza Balkan Starring Rosa Laborde, Maria Ricossa, Carly Street & Theresa Tova Inside the secretive world of the ritual bath, eight women's stories unfold in this sensitive depiction of religious observance and evolving feminist consciousness. An insightful examination of traditions and ritual, this hit Israeli play explores the ever-evolving position of women in Israeli society. "Production of the Year 2004" - Israeli Theatre Academy Awards Please note: This play contains partial nudity.
May 06 2018 (Sunday), 01:00 PM
The City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Department, in partnership with the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts presents the 17th annual STOMP Urban Dance Competition/Showcase. STOMP is the largest youth initiative developed by Parks, Forestry and Recreation to foster an environment where youth are safe, celebrated and encouraged to showcase their artistic abilities. Hundreds of talented youth will take the stage with creative performances that incorporate various styles of urban dance, such as step, b-boy, break, hip hop, Bollywood, dancehall, jazz and contemporary.
Feb 16 - May 06 2018
Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub! Inside, the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd! But as life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain, will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through their dangerous times?
May 12 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
“Sutra,” the award-winning collaboration between Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, sculptor Antony Gormley and 19 Buddhist monks from the Shaolin Temple in China, is a breathtaking spectacle of athleticism, which explores the philosophy of faith behind the Shaolin tradition and its relationship with kung fu within a dance context. With Gormley’s striking design of 21 wooden boxes and the music of Polish composer Szymon Brzóska’s performed live, “Sutra” is an incomparable work that has captured hearts and imaginations around the world as one of the stage’s most sophisticated works of art.
May 13 2018 (Sunday)
Experience the splendour of Casa Loma this Mother's Day. Our annual Brunch, served in the stately elegance of Toronto's famous castle, is an event your family will long remember. After brunch, explore the castle at your leisure.
Jan 27 - May 13 2018
Through his audio installations Emeka Ogboh explores how private, public, and collective memories and histories are translated, transformed and encoded into sound and sonority. These works contemplate how sound captures existential relationships, frames our understanding of the world, and provides a context in which to ask critical questions around immigration, globalization and post colonialism.
Jan 27 - May 13 2018
The Power Plant presents Kader Attia's first solo exhibition in Canada. CURATOR: CAROLIN KÖCHLING ASSISTANT CURATOR: NABILA ABDEL NABI “Our contemporary world is haunted by the wounds of the past” (Kader Attia)
May 15-16 2018
join over 50 expert speakers at the region’s leading green infrastructure conference.
May 19-20 2018
A principal dancer of Canada’s Ballet Jorgen, Saniya Abilmajineva is celebrating the 15th anniversary of her dancing career by presenting the “Follow Your Dream” Ballet Gala. Featuring company dancers from Canada’s Ballet Jorgen and the National Ballet of Canada, the gala presents pieces from classical Ballets such as La Bayadere, Le Corsaire, Flames of Paris, and Don Quixote while also showcasing contemporary ballet works.
May 14-20 2018
For the third year running, Paprika Festival is partnering with Native Earth to present a week-long festival of work entirely created by young artists. Following a year of professional theatre training and mentorship programs, this youth-led professional performing arts organization will showcase creations from the next generation for one full week in Aki Studio. With the support of Native Earth, Paprika Festival will also offer a new program dedicated to supporting and presenting the work of young Indigenous artists. Paprika programs are free of cost for participants and offer exceptional training in playwriting, performing, directing, producing, collective creation, design, and arts administration.
Jun 29 - Jul 08 2018
For the better part of a century, the Royal Canadian Circus has roamed the Great White North, delighting four generations of audiences with classic big-top acts. The current lineup, headlined by Ringmaster Extraordinaire, Joseph Dominic Bauer, continues the entertaining tradition: the Dominguez Dogs soar through the tent, former Cirque du Soleil performer Tommy Tequila juggles up to nine ping pong balls with his mouth, the legendary Guerrero Duo from Portugal nimbly travel atop the high wire, The Chinese Acrobats Troupe, and aerialists and acrobats push the bounds of the human body. Graceful dancers round out the cast
Jul 27 2018 (Friday)
Transcendent, two-time Grammy Award-winning rock band EVANESCENCE and acclaimed Billboard Award-winning electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling have announced their co-headlining 2018 summer amphitheater tour across North America.
Sep 06 2018 (Thursday), 08:00 PM
Sep 26 2018 (Wednesday), 08:00 PM
10 years after his last sold out tour - the king of Russian stage presents his new show "Ya" in North America. This production created for Philip by the world famous director Franco Dragone, surprises with its encompassing range of emotions, dazzling special effects, unique choreography and, of course, the main hero on stage!
from Jan 18 2015 to Jan 17 2021, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Free Sunday Walking Tours take place every first and third Sunday of the month, including holidays, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Meet at the benches across the road from the south side of Grenadier Restaurant in the middle of High Park. Walks may go on wooded trails, so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Walks are led by volunteer scientists, historians, and local naturalists who will help you to understand and explore High Park’s many significant features. Walking Tours are volunteer-led with the support of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation.
from Jan 29 2015 to Feb 01 2021
Gift Circle’s are an ancient practice that’s weaving its way into our modern world – and it’s about creating an alternative economy based on sharing. The distinctive feature of a gift economy is that people give of their possessions and services with no expectation of return.
from Feb 10 2015 to Feb 28 2021, 11:45 AM - 02:00 PM
There are many ways to learn about Osgoode Hall, home of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Visit us or explore our site to find out more about this nearly 200-year-old architectural gem. Osgoode Hall Restaurant features the cuisine of Executive Chef Adam Foley.
from Feb 04 2018 to Sep 29 2019
Join us and discover the "upstairs and downstairs" stories of the Harris and Sayers families and their domestic staff. Tour the house with guides who will highlight the lives of the family during the war years. Enjoy a traditional cream tea with tasty treats and a variety of teas while discussing the love interests of the Crawley women and the goings on below stairs. Don't forget to wear your best hat and gloves, historic or contemporary!