Lifestyle

Feb 22-24 2018
Toronto’s innovative and eclectic Art of Time Ensemble has gathered artists – writers, singers, and instrumentalists – who share a profound love and respect for Leonard Cohen’s work to pay tribute to his musical and literary legacy. This concert will include readings, anecdotes and performances of his music in clever and loving arrangements. Highlighted participants include Steven Page, Sarah Slean, Sarah Harmer, Tom Wilson, Gregory Hoskins, writers Michael Redhill, Adrienne Clarkson, Christopher Dewdney, Karen Solie and many more
Mar 01 2018 (Thursday)
Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry Tour
Mar 13-15 2018
Global superstar Justin Timberlake announced today that he will make his highly anticipated return to the stage with The Man Of The Woods Tour. Produced by Live Nation Global Touring, Wright Entertainment Group, LBI Entertainment & Tennman Touring, the North American outing will kick off March 13 in Toronto and stop in 27 cities, ending in his hometown of Memphis on May 30.
from Nov 25 2017 to Mar 18 2018
Explore the brilliance behind Christian Dior’s dramatic creations that revived the Paris haute couture industry after the devastation of the Second World War in ROM’s original exhibition, Christian Dior, presented by Holt Renfrew. Senior Curator, Dr. Alexandra Palmer, draws from the ROM’s extensive collection from the first ten years of Christian Dior haute couture, 1947 to 1957, to offer captivating insights into the creative process and mechanics of the fashion industry in Paris during a pivotal time. Celebrating the House of Christian Dior’s 70th anniversary, Christian Dior features a selection of breathtaking designs from daytime to evening wear for grand occasions, and explores how and why Christian Dior’s iconic lines, luxury textiles, and romantic embroideries laid the foundation for the global success of the fashion house.
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’.
Feb 24 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
Choreographer Mark Morris, hailed by the New York Times as “the most successful and influential choreographer alive, and indisputably the most musical,” returns to Toronto with “Pepperland”, a unique tribute to the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ ground-breaking album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Feb 24 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
International musician Idan Raichel, well known and loved as the band leader of the Idan Raichel Project over the last 12 years, is taking a bold new move by returning to the audience solo on stage. After 30 sold out piano concerts, Idan will play acoustic piano, electric piano, percussion, drum pad & looper and even some chosen toys of his two young daughters, which he uses to create sound in honor & celebration of his new status as a father.
Feb 16-25 2018
At CIAS 2018 you could win $10,000 for racing eSports cars. That's right. The AutoShow has teamed up with BMW, Xbox, ASUS Canada, Republic of Gamers, Canada Computer & Electronics and MediaXP to host daily competitions on the premiere racing game, Forza Motorsport 7. The fastest daily qualifiers will be invited back for the Grand Finale on Feb. 25th to compete for thousands in cash and prizes.
from Nov 22 2017 to Feb 25 2018
Every quilt tells a story. This exhibition shares stories and traditions from the age old practice of quilt making. Quilting exists almost everywhere on the globe, each country, region, culture has its own quilting styles, traditions and techniques that have evolved from varied histories connected with storytelling from generation to generation. The Museums of Mississauga will be showcasing their Canadian Heritage Quilt Collection alongside quilts shared from residents, private and institutional collections and artists.
Feb 23-25 2018
Get into the game as the Toronto Star Golf & Travel Show tees off its 28th year! With a number of exhibitors featuring golf equipment, golf courses, travel options, demonstrations and onsite lessons, the Golf Show is the pre-season destination for lovers of the game.
Jan 19 - Feb 25 2018
Discover, explore and engage as five interactive public art installations break through Queens Quay West this winter.
Feb 23-25 2018
Canada’s largest showcase of outdoor gear and adventure travel experiences! See it! Do it! Live it!
from Nov 22 2017 to Feb 25 2018
Every quilt tells a story. This exhibition shares stories and traditions from the age old practice of quilt making. Quilting exists almost everywhere on the globe, each country, region, culture has its own quilting styles, traditions and techniques that have evolved from varied histories connected with storytelling from generation to generation. The Museums of Mississauga will be showcasing their Canadian Heritage Quilt Collection alongside quilts shared from residents, private and institutional collections and artists.
from Oct 01 2017 to Feb 28 2018
The Young Creators Unit (YCU) offers an intensive opportunity to develop your artistic voice through the creation and performance of your own 25-minute show at Buddies.
Mar 10 2018 (Saturday), 07:00 PM
The show «Anima Allegra» Litsedeyi is coming to Toronto. The director Slave Polunin started the semi-professional pantomime theater, Litsedeyi (Russian for "mummers" or literally "people who make faces") in 1968. The participants believed Konstantin Stanislavski, who stated that any theater dies after it has existed for 20 years...
Mar 09-11 2018
Join us in celebrating Nowruz, the Persian/Iranian New Year, with a three day festival of music, dance, theatre, film, visual arts, kids activities, food, and bazaar. This festival includes numerous programming for children and features notable performances and events by prominent Iranian artists. The Tirgan Nowruz Festival is rounded out by a diverse marketplace that present Iranian/Canadian arts and crafts, artisan cuisine, and a variety of culinary delights, as well as a traditional tea house.
Mar 17 2018 (Saturday), 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
from Dec 08 2017 to Mar 18 2018
The West Island of Ontario Place is Toronto’s new destination for all your favourite winter activities. Take a stroll through the West Island to experience our beautiful winter setting and enjoy activities and attractions along the way. Admission is free!
Mar 09-18 2018
Ismailova Theatre of Dance presents “Nightingale” - a physical theatre adaptation of the timeless fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. It’s the story of an unlikely friendship between the Emperor and a small nightingale. She cured his melancholy and brought him joy, but their friendship is tested when an unexpected gift arrives from overseas - a mechanical nightingale decorated with preсious stones. This new nightingale dazzles the eye, making the real nightingale’s inner beauty easy to overlook.
Mar 09-25 2018
One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son.
Mar 23-25 2018
Meet 600 exhibitors showing boats, docks, builders, contractors, innovative building products, green solutions, decor and style, arts and crafts, food and entertaining, water toys and more. It’s our 24th annual kick-off to summertime fun and we can’t wait to see you at our cottage!
Mar 31 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
Featuring dancers from the National Ballet of Canada, the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, the National Ballet of Ukraine, Berlin Ballet, Danish Ballet and the Lithuanian Ballet.
Mar 30 - Apr 01 2018
Canada's Largest pet festival for pet lovers, family, friends and your pets! Yes you can bring your pets! Free parking, hundreds of pet vendors, entertainment and education. Meet your favourite breeds and spoil your pet best friend and pet family member! Highlights include: Agility Area for your pet Dock Diving FlyBall Animal Ambassadors Interactive Zoo Canadian Kennel Clubs Parade of Breeds Grooming World including Groomers Competition
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 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!
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?
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.