VIVID4 is the fourth incarnation of VIVID from REAson d’etre dance productions.
SEE ONE SHOW OR SEE BOTH.
Show # 1
The Wild In Us 7:00 to 7:30 pm, Thursday June 23 to Saturday June 25, 2011
1:00 to 1:30 pm, Sunday June 26, 2011
Show # 2
Unravelling The Tight Weave 8:30 pm, Thursday June 23 to Saturday June 25, 2011
2:30 pm, Sunday June 26, 2011
In the hour between shows, enjoy the giant knitting/dance installation occurring outside the theatre, or grab a bite to eat. On Friday and Saturday there is also an 8:00 pm chat: The Art of Dance Dramaturgy with Kathleen Rea and Tristan Whiston. More »
Just sending you a reminder that Joseph Maviglia is playing a triple bill with Laura Fernandez and Kathleen Gorman on Wednesday, June 8th at Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas West. The show starts at 8:30 p.m.
Joining Joseph, Laura and Kathleen throughout the evening will be Colleen Allen (saxophone), Robert Hamlyn (guitar), Mark Kelso (percussion), George Koller (bass), Kirk Starkey (cello) and Noah Zacharin (guitar). More »
The Beautiful & The Damned
A night of Poetry and Cabaret hosted by David Bateman
June 9, 2011 ~ Zelda’s 692 Yonge Street (upstairs) ~ 7:00-10:00
reading/music – Duncan Armstrong, Philip Cairns, Shannon Maguire, Meghan Morrison
Viva Cabaret is an electrifying tribute to the most fabulous divas of all time. Liza, Tina, Cher, Madonna, Gaga and twenty more divas together on one stage, changing instantly right before your very eyes. Viva Cabaret is European spectacle that combines the best of theatre, dance, music, Broadway, Hollywood, ballet, clowning, and the magic that can only be experienced in live theatre. More »
Abstract painters Anne Barkley (eastern Ontario) and Serafino Catallo (Toronto) both show their latest series in their first joint exhibition since 2006. “Transcendence Revisited” opens with a public reception on Thursday, June 2 (6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.), in conjunction with the monthly Yorkville Art Gallery Walk, and runs to June 25, 2011 at Leonardo Galleries in Yorkville. More »
Featuring Ilya Gefter & Assi Meshullam, with Deganit Berest, Shai Kremer, & Alma Shneor.
Julie M. Gallery is pleased to announce a summer exhibition featuring Ilya Gefter, a skilled representational artist using oil paint or ink to convey poignant and deeply personal experiences of place. Simultaneously, the provocative sculpture of Assi Meshullam debuts at our Toronto venue. The interplay of works in this show underscores the breadth and range of subjective artistic vision. More »
The Congolese singer Werrason in Toronto
AFRICA NEW MUSIC PRESENTS
WENGE MUSICA Maison Mere of WERRASON Saturday June 25 2011
Ukrainian Cultural Centre 83 Christie Street, Toronto, (Christie Subuway).
Bon Chic Bon Genre”. The group split in 1997, with J.B. Mpiana leading “Wenge Musica BCBG”. The next year Werrason created a new band “ Wenge Musica Maison Mere (WMMM)”. He launches the album “Force He was singing for the Protestant church of Cebezo Kinshasa at the age of 12. At the same time, he became a martial art champion. More »
Sampradaya Dance Creations, renowned for its innovative dance productions under the artistic direction of Lata Pada, has created TAJ, an exciting new dance-theatre production chronicling the great human drama behind the magnificent architectural wonder, the Taj Mahal. TAJ runs June 10-12 at Harbourfront Centre’s Fleck Dance Theatre as part of, and commissioned by, Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts and Creativity.
Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12, 2011
Friday at 8PM, Saturday at 2PM & 8PM, Sunday at 2PM. More »
The 6th Annual InspiraTO Theatre Festival
16 plays in ten-minutes or less – it’s like speed dating with a live audience!
Canada’s biggest ten-minute play festival is back for a 6th year and it’s bigger than ever! Featuring 16 exciting new plays by a diverse array of playwrights, this festival is Toronto’s only chance to experience the thrilling genre of the ten-minute play. The InspiraTO Theatre Festival kicks of June 2nd, 2011 at the Alumnae Theatre for a limited run. More »
Toronto’s Théâtre La Tangente presents its new creation, L’IMPLORANTE (The Implorer), based on an original idea by Claude Guilmain and letters between Camille Claudel and Auguste Rodin. This stage adaptation directed by Claude Guilmain and Louise Naubert will be presented in French with English audio at Glendon Theatre June 6 to 11, opening on Tuesday, June 7. More »
a partnership of the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board and Theatre Ancaster,
ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
from May 27, 2011 to June 5, 2011. More »
The Rowers Pub Reading Series is marking the end of another great season on Monday, June 13, 2011 at 7:30 pm.
Celebrate with us with free hors d’oeuvres and special readings by the Rowers team members:
Ian Burgham, David Clink, Catherine Graham, Ned Hagerman, Halli Villegas, and Heather J. Wood. Hosted by Shirarose Wilensky. More »
Rowers Pub Reading Series – Monday, June 6, 2011
June is jumping with our features:
Ray Hsu, Anne Simpson and Cordelia Strube
Doors open @6pm, evening begins @7:30 pm – come early for a pint or a great meal!
Free – a hat is passed More »
Thesp presents the first annual
SOUND IT OUT
a sampling of Toronto’s indie theatre
OVER A DOZEN WRITERS WILL SHOWCASE NEW PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT AT THE FIRST-EVER SOUND IT OUT – JUNE 4, 2011 AT THE TORONTO FREE GALLERY. 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 »
Theatre 20 presents
DRIVEN TO SCORE: Celebrating Canadian Musical Composers
Join three versatile and prolific Canadian musical composers: Leslie Arden, Jonathan Monro and David Warrack with celebrated Canadian author and host Ann-Marie MacDonald on a journey through character, story and emotion in the second offering in Theatre 20′s 2011 Concert Series: DRIVEN TO SCORE. More »
Pleiades Theatre is proud to present the first professional Canadian production of Rabindranath Tagore’s great Indian classic, The Post Office, in a new translation by Julie Mehta. Poetic and deeply moving, The Post Office will be presented at the Berkeley Street Theatre Downstairs from May 7 to June 4, 2011. More »