Nightwood Theatre is proud to present the third annual Lawyer Show. This unique event, which will raise vital funds for Nightwood, sees a cast of 35lawyers on stage performing in William Shakespeare’s comedy, Much Ado About Nothing. Directed by Lawyer Show masterclass instructor Christine Brubaker, along with Nightwood’s Artistic Director, Kelly Thornton and the Associate Artistic Producer, Michelle Alexander. Nightwood Theatre is thrilled to be partnering with Toronto’s legal community on this annual fundraising initiative.
Take a mid-week break from the grind and come celebrate with four amazing, talented and beautiful women. Showcasing stories and experiences through music and spoken word, they will be raising awareness for charities that aid women and children trying to rebuild their lives from the aftermath of domestic abuse. More »
A contemporary art auction fundraiser featuring over 60 of Canada’s best emerging, mid-career and established artists. Admission includes complimentary food, an open bar and a subscription to C Magazine. More »
Save the date for OCAD U’s Project 31 art auction
OCAD University will launch Toronto’s art auction season with its third annual Project 31 fundraiser in support of art and design students and programs.
One of the city’s most accessible art collecting events, Project 31 is a live art auction, held on Thursday, March 29, offering up stunning paintings, photography, limited edition prints, sculpture, textiles and fibre, illustration, jewellery and digital media by OCAD U’s talented faculty members, and a few specially invited guests. More »
KooGle Theatre Company presents “An Evening with Friends”, a cabaret fundraiser in the studio theatre at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Monday March 5, 2012 at 8pm.
Join Leslie and Christopher as well as a cast of some of their talented professional theatre friends. Stars of Broadway, Mirvish, Stratford, Theatre Aquarius, Neptune Theatre and Stage West to name a few.
So far our cast* includes Michael Therriault, Susan Dunstan, Laura Caswell, Karen Coughlin, Dean Hollin, John Edwards, Lina Giornofelice, Vince Staltari, Leslie Kay and Christopher Alan Gray. More »
Steam Whistle Brewing will be hosting a “Staff & Friends Charity Art Show” in collaboration with The Toronto Humane Society which will be celebrating the organization’s 125th anniversary. All of the art displayed will be donated from Steam Whistle Brewing Staff, and the Humane Society Staff and volunteers. There will be also be a silent auction held of which 100% of the proceeds will go directly to The Toronto Humane Society. The opening reception will take place on January 11th 2012 from 7:00-11:00pm at Steam Whistle Brewery with a special guest speaker, the Toronto Humane Society CEO Dr. Jacques Messier. More »
In 2007, CLC invested in the 1912 Salvation Army Citadel building as their new home. Located in the heart of Toronto’s diverse Regent Park neighbourhood, Coleman and Lemieux soon found themselves part of one of the most exciting community renewals in the world – a unique opportunity to integrate the arts directly into urban change. More »
The Backseat Balladeers and The Ballad Project
COME AND I WILL SING YOU
A fundraiser for the SC/CC StorySave project featuring Lorne Brown
Date: Sunday June 5, 2011
Time: 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Location: The Wychwood Theatre
Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St.
(one and a half blocks south of St. Clair Ave. W.)
Fee: PWYC, suggested donation $20 More »
Tickets on Sale for Mixed Company Theatre?s
2nd Annual STARS Awards Gala
Tickets are now on sale for Mixed Company Theatre’s 2nd Annual STARS Awards Gala. Mixed Company Theatre is thrilled to partner with Master of Ceremonies, Motivational speaker, social worker, singer, rap artist, dancer and actress, LaToya Rodney, in a celebration of forum theatre and MCT’s annual STARS Awards Gala, recognizing contribution to positive social change. More »
Drum Artz Canada (DAC) is proud to present a photo exhibit by the children and youth of Toronto’s Samba Kidz at their Gallery Fundraiser: Better Together. The event will take place on Wednesday May 4 at Thrush Holmes Empire, a slick gallery space on Toronto’s artsy Queen Street West.
Founded in 2005, Samba Kidz is a multi-arts outreach program that provides young people aged 7 to 15 with professional training in world music, percussion, visual arts, theatre, performance and youth leadership. The Samba Kidz program is an enriching and non-competitive environment where all participants can excel in music and art while exploring and reflecting on issues and ideas that are important to them. More »
Boogie down, shake a leg, rock away. Whatever your move, dance the night away into the wee hours of the following morning at the Jam 4 Jamaica Party for a Purpose. You will have every reason to as 3 of Toronto’s most discerning DJs take you on a musical journey from the 80’s to present, across 5 genres of music. Every once in a while there comes an experience that truly puts the FUN back into Fundraising. This is it. More »
Echo Women’s Choir invites all to celebrate the harvest season with an old-fashioned community square dance. Saturday, October 23, 7-10 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square, beside the Eaton Centre (wheelchair accessible).
Tickets, $10; $8 for underwaged; and $25 per family (three or more people), are available at the door. More info is available by calling 416-588-9050, extension 3, e-mailing info.echo (at) gmail (dot) com or visiting www.echowomenschoir.ca. More »
SCRABBLE® WITH THE STARS
GO WORD TO WORD WITH CELEBS AT PAL FUNDRAISER!
There’ll be a celebrity at every table in the Grand Banking Hall of One King West on Monday, April 12 when iconic fashion/lifestyle reporter Jeanne Beker and talented actor Barry Flatman again host the 6th annual Scrabble® With The Stars in aid of Performing Arts Lodges (PAL) Toronto. More »
The Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD) is betting the month of March will go out like a lion as it launches its exciting new fundraising initiative, Project 31.
Acclaimed members of the university faculty have donated 31 works of art and design, which will be unveiled on a daily basis throughout the month, culminating in a live auction celebration on Wednesday, March 31. More »
The Ontario College of Art & Design’s Faculties of Art and Liberal Studies have partnered to present Art Creates Change: Action – Vodou and Haitian Art, a lecture and community dialogue featuring an exhibition and silent auction on Friday, March 5 starting at 1 p.m.
Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, Professor of Africology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, renowned Haitian scholar, and an ‘oungan asowge’, a priest of Vodou religion and spirituality, will present his lecture on Vodou and Haitian Art. More »
C.E.S.A.R & CKLN’ Jazz Zone Presents
Jan 27th @ Oakham House (corner Gould & Church)
Come Spend An Evening with the
Katie Du Temple Trio
Jazz Zone Host Tien Providence
Setting Da Groove
MC Jean Hodgekinson More »
Expect Theatre Kicks Off 3-year Project with Launch Party for Interdisciplinary High Rise
19 stories in 19 stories
On June 30, 2009 at the Albion Library, Expect Theatre celebrates the beginnings of its bold new three-year theatre project with a kick-off launch party and window into the creation process for what will ultimately be a new multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural production entitled High Rise. As well, the kickoff features fabulous entertainment, food, and a celebration of Multiculturalism Day (June 27), most fitting in this community that boasts one of the most multicultural populations in North America. More »
Join in the effort to help the victims of the Abruzzo earthquake. www. hamiltonearthquakerelief.ca
Cheques or cash accepted in person at the McMaster Downtown Centre, 50 Main Street East. More »
The ALS Society of Canada is hosting the exclusive opening night of the stage version of Tuesdays with Morrie at the Winter Garden Theatre, Toronto, on Friday May 8, 2009, at 8:15 p.m. This â€œmust seeâ€ play is adapted from the New York Times best-selling memoir by Mitch Albom, which sold more than 11 million copies. Proceeds from this special performance will contribute to ALS Canada’s efforts toÂ Â fight this devastating disease. More »
Please join us for a wonderful evening of great food, wine, music and performances in support of Anandamâ€™s upcoming presentation of Confluence as part of the 2008/09 DanceWorks CoWorks Season. Enjoy our hospitality for the evening and the opportunity to visit the beautiful galleries and collections of the Museum which will be open for the event!Â More »