DOCS: Exposing Scientology, Hispano American Film Fest, Sharia in Canada + more
Scientology and Me: A BBC film looking at the Church of Scientology
FREE Screenings at 4:30pm on May 28,29. Hosting by Bruce Wilson.
From May 22nd to May 27th, Soundstreams Canada presents Cool Drummings International Percussion Festival and Conference.
Cool Drummings brings together dazzling ensembles and soloists from across Canada, Brazil, Mexico, the United States, Trinidad, Ghana, Iran, India, Japan and Taiwan, drawing upon the traditions of new music, world music and jazz.
Marimba Madness â€“ Cool Drummings Launch Party!
May 22 @ 8 pm, Lula Lounge – 1585 Dundas Street West
3 marimba superstars launch Cool Drummings! Anne-Julie Caron (Quebec), Beverly Johnston (Ontario) and Kuniko Kato (Japan) More »
limited tickets available for 3-divas!
Tickets are sold out for Tapestry’s 3-Divas cabaret on Saturday May 26th at 8pm.Â Limited seating is still available for the second performance on Sunday May 27th at 8pm.Â Don’t miss your chance to hear Patricia O’Callaghan, Jean Stilwell and Theresa Tova sing their best-loved songs and newly commissioned works in The Ernest Balmer Studio.Â TIX: $20 advance / $25 door / $5 students.Â Call 416-537-6066 x 221!
the long awaited follow-up to the groundbreaking debut CD “KoBe”, by award-winning multi-instrumentalist
Sun, May 27 @ Trane Studio, 964 Bathurst (N. of Bloor)
8pm till you say when (11).
FREE CD to first 9 before 9pm. $10 door
“Mo Ko” and “KoBe” CDs on special sale – really on sale
Toronto Dance Theatre is thrilled to be hosting 12 Night, our end-of-the-season gala, following the closing night performance of 12 Solos.
7 pm reception, 8 pm performance. Gala party to follow.
Only 130 tickets available at $100 plus GST. For tickets please call 416-967-1365.Â (Click on thumbnail for more information.)
Toronto Dance Theatre has devised a new project entitled 12 Solos.
May 23 – 26, 2007
Wed-Fri, 7pm and 9pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm (8pm performance part of TDT’s End-of-Season Gala)
Winchester Street Theatre, 80 Winchester Street
Tickets: $15-$20, (discounts for students, seniors and CADA) For tickets please call 416-967-1365 or visit www.tdt.org.
TDT’s Artistic Director Christopher House has invited artists in a variety of disciplines (visual art, video, performance, theatre, music, design, dance) to participate as choreographers in this project, each working in collaboration with one of the company’s dancers.
A wonderful event is coming up May 29, 7:00 p.m. at Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square, beside the Eatons Centre. Adam Vaughan is MC, David Miller and Barbara Hall will be presenting awards and certificates to Toronto Dollar award winners. Mary Jo Leddy will be speaking. More »
LOOT BAGS, PEOPLE! – the return of Spiral Beach
I know a concert is all about the music, but I’m sure you’ll agree that
the promise of LOOTBAGS FOR THE FIRST 100 CUSTOMERS would draw the most hardened among us to a show. More »
MENAKA THAKKAR DANCE COMPANY launches its Celebration Year in honour of Menaka Thakkar 65th Birthday and 35 years of performance and teaching in Canada with the world premiere of
by the acclaimed Natasha Bakht
and two stunning remounts of works that mark the historical development of Thakkar’s vision of contemporary choreography in Indian dance.
At the Premiere Dance Theatre, part of part of Harbourfront Centre’s NextSteps Series.
May 25-27, 2007 Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm
at Premiere Dance Theatre, 207 Queen’s Quay West, Toronto
part of Harbourfront Centre’s NextSteps Series
Tickets: $25/$30 ($20/$24 for students, seniors and Arts Professionals)
Call the Box Office at 416-973-4000 or buy online at www.harbourfrontcentre.com
For more information visit www.menakathakkardance.org More »
AND STILL WE SING…The Niagara Movement
Friday, May 25 at 8pm
at the George Weston Recital Hall
of the Toronto Centre for the Arts
(formerly North York Performing Arts Centre)
at 5040 Yonge Street – north of Sheppard.
In a moving tribute to two of the greatest African American thinkers of all time, the Gemini-award winning Nathaniel Dett Chorale presents The Niagara Movement, a moving tribute that is one of the official events celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Canada Council for the Arts. More »
Do You Know what Time It Is?
It Is That Time Again!! Radio Nomad Will Be Grooving at Trane.
Please come and support
Trane Studio: 964 Bathurst St (@ Follis, 2 Blks N of Bloor)
Friday, May 18/07
(Click on thumbnail to see a clip on YouTube.)
Over 1000 Female Cast Movie, without a single male!
First of its kind in Africa
May 18, 8:00 pm
Faith Banquet Hall,
354 Rexdale Blvd, Martingrove
The movie is about a female revolution when the women felt cheated by the men. More »
DOCS: Poison Dust (DU), 500 Miles to Babylon, Al Nakba, Shake Hands with the Devil
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Chavez – Inside the Coup
Rare footage shot during the coup
Opens May 13 at 7pm More »
RUN THE ROM — This Saturday May 12th
THE MOVEMENT MOVEMENT presents RUN THE ROM
The Public is Invited to Run 5 km through the Royal Ontario Museum!
Genie Award winning Filmmaker Makes a Movie in the Museum – on the Run!
Saturday May 12, 2007 Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queenâ€™s Park Toronto
Sign-in at 9:30AM | Run at 10:00AM
PREREGISTER at www.themovementmovement.ca
Limited numbers! More »
HOW SOON IS NOW ?
OPENS NEXT WEEK for a limited run….
The Theatre Centre presents a bluemouth inc. production HOW SOON IS NOW?
DATES: PREVIEWS Thursday MAY 17 and Friday MAY 18
OPENS Saturday MAY 19 – until Friday JUNE 1, 2007
TIMES: Tuesday â€“ Saturday 8pm, Sundays 2:30pm
LOCATION: go to the north/west corner of Dupont and Lansdowne –> watch for signs
PRICE: previews & Tuesday pwyc, Wednesday to Sunday – $20
BOX OFFICE: 416-534-9261
Get the wolf! HOW SOON IS NOW? uses the tale of Peter And The Wolf as a point of departure More »
1960s Protest Folk Musical
May 11, 12, 13 at 8pm. Unit 102, Noble St.
The Ballad of Jim Pane is a musical trip through the counter-culture revolution of the 60s. This tour de force, one man musical delivers a captivating story and a great collection of songs. Ingeniously stringing together the pivotal moments of a poet/protest singer’s life and the death of idealism. Emerging from the centre of controversy with the lives of Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Robert Kennedy, Jim Pane’s life story weaves through the assassinations, campus riots and boundless optimism of the era. Reflecting issues of today. www.balladproductions.com More »
Fri., May 11, 9pm
Arraymusic/Leftover Daylight presents
(i) MARTIN/PERERA (JEAN MARTIN – DRUMS/TURNTABLES/ ELECTRONICS NILAN PERERA – GUITARS/PREPARATIONS/RADIOS/ELECTRONICS)
(ii) cauley/ sorbara (chris cauley – soprano saxophone, joe sorbara – drums, percussion
(iii) ardelli/ fortin/ gill/ samaras/ willes (ethan ardelli – percussion, dan fortin – bass, thom gill – synth, guitar, alex samaras – voice, chris willes – saxophones) More »
Cheri Maracle at Mitzi’s Sister
Hey, Cheri here. Hope you can make it out!!
I go on at about 10:15, for a 40 minute set.
Thursday, May 10,
1554 Queen Street West, just west of Lansdowne