Held over by popular demand, Blind Date has been extended for a third week, Mar. 9 through Mar. 12. After a sold-out run in 2009, audiences will have four additional opportunities in 2010 to see Northan’s brilliant improvisational mastery. More »
The York Dance Ensemble (YDE), the spirited young repertory company of York University’s Dance Department, leaps into the limelight with patriotic fervour with Strong and Free, running March 4 to 6 at the Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre.
Subtitled From Living Legacies to Emerging Forces, this dynamic celebration of Canadian dance features classic and new works by renowned and rising choreographers – a trajectory of Canadian dance accomplishment spanning more than six decades. More »
DanceWorks presents an Extraordinary Shared Program featuring Denise Fujiwara in Lost and Found and Susie Burpee in Fidelity’s Edge. More »
The Portrait Society of Canada salutes Canada’s top Olympic athletes in an extraordinary, month-long exhibition of contemporary portraits. Canadian Olympic Athletes: A Dialogue in Art will be on display March 2-26, 2010 at the John B. Aird Gallery in the MacDonald Block, 900 Bay Street, first floor, Toronto. The paintings will also be auctioned for sale on eBay (www.ebay.ca) or via www.portraitsociety.ca) during the Olympics. After the exhibition, they will remain on sale through the year at the Portrait Society website.
The Opening Reception is Thursday, March 4, 6-8 p.m., with artists and a number of the athlete subjects in attendance. Brothers Paul and John Craig, track and field Olympians (1976 and 1980) will be guest speakers. The portrait of the two recently carrying the Olympic Torch, by artist Jean Harding, is one of 34 artworks on display and sale. More »
Three fresh faces anticipate spring at Leonardo Galleries
Molly McCracken, Abraham Nelson and Katherine Verhoeven showcase their craftsmanship with “Automated Re-growth”. The artist attended opening reception is on Thursday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m. at Leonardo Galleries, and the exhibit runs until March 15, 2010.
The three Ontario College of Art and Design emerging illustrators, using a variety of media, explore the dichotomy between the natural and the fabricated. More »
World Stage 2009-10 Performing Arts Season
Do Animals Cry
U.S.-born and Europe-based choreographer Meg Stuart brings her extraordinary company Damaged Goods to World Stage. After a recent premiere at Théâtre Garonne in Toulouse, France, Stuart’s latest piece Do Animals Cry makes it’s Toronto debut. Fascinated by the fragile and flawed human condition, this work delves deeply into the complex relationships of parents and children. More »