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Events - 15 Oct 11

  • 15 Oct 2011 - 00:00
    Another Africa - Plays from Volcano Theatre's The Africa Trilogy
    St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts 27 Front Street E Toronto

    International writing at its best and high-tech staging come together in a sharp-witted and entertaining look at the relationship between Africa and the West. Canadian Stage presents two plays from Volcano Theatre’s highly acclaimed The Africa Trilogy.

    The Stranger (prologue)
    Written by Deborah Asiimwe. Directed by Weyni Mengesha

    Shine Your Eye
    Originally commissioned and presented by Luminato
    Written by Binyavanga Wainaina. Directed by Ross Manson.

    Gbene Beka                            Dienye Waboso
    Naakue Chrispin Tambari         Lucky Onyekachi Ejim
    Doreen                                   Ordena Stephens-Thompson
    Naijaboy                                 Muoi Nene
    Chorus 1                                 Milton Barnes
    Chorus 2                                 Araya Mengesha

    Peggy Pickit Sees the Face of God
    Canadian Stage presents the Volcano Theatre production originally commissioned and presented by Luminato.
    Written by Roland Schimmelpfennig. Directed by Liesl Tommy

    Liz                   Kristen Thomson
    Frank               Tony Nappo
    Martin              Tom Barnett
    Carol               Maev Beaty

    Evening performances begin at 8pm.Wednesday matinee performances begin at 1:30pm and Saturday matinee performances begin at 2:00pm. Bluma Appel Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts.

    Full List of showtimes and dates www.canadianstage.com/admin/sources/editor/assets/shows_tickets/11-12_Canadian_Stage_Calendar.pdf

    Website: www.canadianstage.com/2011-2012/africa

    Phone: 416-368-3110


  • 15 Oct 2011 - 00:00
    Mississauga Symphony Orchestra presents The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
    Living Arts Centre 4141 Living Arts Drive Mississauga

    Join the MSO along with guest conductor Maestro Matthew Kraemer for a night of captivating culture and splendor at the symphony’s opening performance of the season.

    Also joining the symphony for this special one-night-only engagement is the acclaimed pianist Jamie Parker of Canada’s foremost ensemble, the Gryphon Trio.

    The evening’s full scheduled programme includes Carl Maria von Weber’s Overture to Der Freischütz, Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Igor Stravinsky’s The Firebird Suite (1919), and Paul Dukas’s eponymous The Sorcerer’s Apprentice itself.* The event also includes a free, pre-concert chat 45 minutes prior to the show for aficionados or the curious to gain further insight into the featured composers’ lives and accomplishments.

    Come and experience the brilliance! For tickets, call the Living Arts Centre Box Office at 905- 306-6000 or visit www.livingartscentre.ca.

  • 15 Oct 2011 - 14:00
    Centennial College Alumni Give Back Concert
    Centennial College, Progress Campus 941 Progress Ave. Toronto

    The Centennial College Alumni Association is presenting a VIP Homecoming concert with legendary Canadian 80’s band, The Spoons, 8pm on Saturday, October 15 at the Progress Campus 941 Progress Ave., Toronto, with proceeds benefitting the establishment of a new scholarship fund.

    Co-hosted by Radio/TV Personality (CFRB, Chum-Fm and former Much Music VJ) Michael Williams and seminal Toronto morning DJ Humble Howard (formerly of CFNY/102.1 THE EDGE and BOOM FM), Centennial College Alumni are invited to come home and share in this great opportunity to re-connect with friends and faculty, listen to one of Canada’s groundbreaking and era-defining new wave bands and have fun with their families.

    FREE activities between 2pm-5pm including inflatable rides, face painting, a magician, photo- booth, barbecue, cotton-candy and popcorn, an interactive zoo display. The Grand Opening Ceremony with ribbon cutting and dedication of the new Alumni Clock will take place at 5pm in the Alumni Courtyard with Centennial’s current President, local politicians and dignitaries prior to the concert.

    For Centennial Alumni, free general admission tickets to both Family Activities & Concert are available via the Alumni Office. VIP Tickets can be purchased for $20 each, which includes preferred stage-side seating and access to celebrity VIP lounge.

  • 15 Oct 2011 - 14:00
    Toronto Centre for the Arts 5040 Yonge Street Toronto


    Celebrating a Women’s WORTH, JOY, INSPIRATION and LOVE.


    Women in Dance 2011 Showcase is in support of Plan Canada’s Because I’m a Girl http://becauseiamagirl.ca/

    Here is the exciting line up of Choreographers and styles!

    Cadence Progressive Contemporary Ballet – Ballet

    Apolonia Velasquez of Gadfly – Waacking

    Evoke Movement Dance Theatre – Contemporary

    Stephanie Rutherford – Contemporary

    Tarana Dance Centre – Bollywood Indian

    L.R Productions – Commercial Jazz

    Angela Mahoney – Hip Hop

    Kitty Cohen – Tap

    Alias Dance Project – Contemporary Breakdance

    Diana Reyes of Disco Love Child – House

    Danielle and Heather – Modern Bellydance

    Sheelah Brouwer – Broadway Jazz

    Chemagne – Bellydance

    Gabriella De Bartolo – Acro

    Kristen McLaughlan – Contemporary

    Alysa Pires – Modern

    Lua Shayenne – Afro Contemporary

    Melissa Nascimento-So – Contemporary/Jazz

    The Showcase will be held at the Toronto Centre for the Arts StudioTheatre www.tocentre.com/studio/widshowcase

    Saturday October 15, 2011 at 2pm and 7:30pm

    Tickets $25 in advance $30 day of the show.  Available for purchase via Ticket Master http://www.ticketmaster.ca/Studio-Theatre-at-the-Toronto-Centre-for-the-Arts-tickets-Toronto/venue/131883

    Or the Toronto Centre for the Arts Box Office.


  • 15 Oct 2011 - 19:00
    Private Pain in Public Pews
    Bronson Centre 211 Bronson Avenue Ottawa

    Private Pain in Public Pews played to sold out audiences when it debuted in Toronto last Spring. Now, first time playwright Dr. Elaine Brown Spencer is giving more people the chance to see everyone’s new favourite gospel show.

    With absolutely no theatrical training, Dr. Elaine Brown Spencer’s FIRST play is a timeless production that the church community has fully embraced. It’s now back for encore performances in Ajax, Brampton and Ottawa!


    OTTAWA- Saturday Oct. 15th 2011
    Bronson Centre, 211 Bronson Ave Showtime: 7:00pm

    AJAX- Saturday Oct. 22nd 2011
    J. Clarke Richardson, 1355 Harwood Ave. N. ShowTime: 7:30pm

    BRAMPTON- Saturday Nov. 5th 2011
    Lester B. Pearson Theatre, 150 Central Park Drive ShowTime: 7:30pm


    $30 group rate of 10 or more, $35 advanced, $40 door price.

    Order tickets online at www.ticketgateway.com


  • 15 Oct 2011 - 20:00
    Five Weeks For Miles
    Trane Studio 964 Bathurst Street Toronto

    In 2011 there are 5 Saturdays in October. Every Saturday multi-award winning trumpet player BROWNMAN will lead 5 different all-star ensembles through 5 historic eras of jazz which Miles Davis catalyzed & immortalized with his presence.

    5 Saturdays… 5 Ensembles… 5 Eras of Miles Davis…

    Week 1 – Sat Oct 01, 2011 – “Young Miles” – The Bird Years

    Week 2 – Sat Oct 08, 2011 – “Birth Of The Cool & Kind Of Blue” – Post-Bop Miles

    Week 3 – Sat Oct 15, 2011 – “Plugged Nickel” – The Shorter Years

    Week 4 – Sat Oct 22, 2011 – “From Bitches Brew to Tutu” – Electric Miles

    Week 5 – Sat Oct 29, 2011 – “Doo-bop” – Had he lived…


    Cover: $20 at the door | $15 advance guest list  |  $60 Full Fest Pass (1 price, all 5 shows)

    For more info go to www.miles.brownman.com


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    • Melanie said:

      Tickets are $20 (advance) & $25 (door).

      They can be purchased online at http://www.triple7movement.com/I-dentity.html or at http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com and also through the Harbourfront Centre Box Office (235 Queen’s Quay West) or by calling 416-973-4000.

      Visit http://www.triple7movement.com for more info!

      It’s going to be a great event!

    • reallybigparty said:

      According to Share Newspaper, Toronto can’t seem to get enough of Devon Haughton’s MI GET MI LANDED.

      Which is why Lolita Entertainment is bringing this hilarious and thought-provoking Jamaican comedy back to the Rozz Entertainment Complex October 16, 2010 and to Sir John A MacDonald Secondary School October 17,2010.

      With a stellar class that includes Terri Salmon, Oraldeen Brown, David Smith, John Phillips, Sharon Campbell and Damian Brown, Mi Get Mi Landed has received tremendous praise and respect from patrons, journalists, investors and movie makers alike. Visit http://www.lolitaevents.com to get advance tickets.

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    • Ryan said:

      This Show has been off the Chains. If you haven’t seen it yet then check it out. And the dinner menu of scrumptious too…so come fill you souls and your tummies too..

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    • johnny smash said:

      Love it , Love it ! Wish I could say more but the food too good to talk. They seeing is believing come see for yourself.

    • Asania said:


      (this is an upscale affair / 25 and older event)
      To launch African-descendant history month (Feb.), to introduce our organization to the community, to raise funds
      JCA (Jamaican Canadian Association) 995 Arrow Rd. (Arrow Rd. and the 400) / Event will be held in the Member Lounge (room at back of the building)

      Saturday, January, 29th, 2011 / Time: 8pm (SHARP) to 1am
      While there:
      Enjoy; Live musical performance by “the fabulous and talented” MelRose (http://www.myspace.com/melroseonline / http://www.facebook.com/#!/melroseonline?v=info)

      a Jamaican play (skit)

      …..great Caribbean food, and ole school “conscious” reggae, R&B, slow jams, and a few African songs to finish off the night (so lots of fun and dancing involved!)
      *meals, additional beverages and alcoholic beverages not included in ticket price (may be purchased at event)
      Regular ticket price is: $20 in advance /$25 at the door….VIP tickets: (includes: line-bypass/sit at VIP reserved table/champagne service/limited number of VIP tickets) VIP ticket price is: $40 in advanced / $45 at the door
      Tekno Printing, 2622 Eglinton Ave. W.
      (416) 658 – 1833
      JCA (Jamaican Canadian Association) 995 Arrow Rd.
      (416) 746 – 5772
      Call: 416.781.8301


      Semi-formal attire only (men must wear a suite or African Garb, but no tie or bow tie please/Ladies may wear African Garb as well)

    • Junior said:

      TODAY ONLY (SUNDAY, JANUARY 30th, 2011, 6PM to 1AM)

      …delicious Caribbean food only $7.00…..

      WHERE: TROPICAL GROOVE RESTAURANT / 5780 Sheppard Ave East, (one light east of Markham Rd.)

      PHONE: 289.200.6559 / 289.892.2651

    • Royal Fam said:







      Show Time: 11:00 Sharp
      After Party: 1PM

      DJ’s: Ryder & DJ Quincy

    • Barrie Caribfest said:

      Barrie Caribfest

      Annual Caribbean CRUISE

      Featuring Curtis B

      Caribbean Snack Served

      Aboard the Serendipity Princess
      Kempenfelt Bay, Barrie

      Sat. July 9, 2011

      Boarding at 8:30 PM Sailing at 9:00 PM

      Non Stop Dancing to the Hottest Zouk, Salsa, Kompa, Reggae, Soca, and Dance Hall

      Music by Fresh Cut De Mayor

      Featuring Curtis B

      First thirty tickets $20 Each (Online at http://www.caribfest.ca)
      Advance Groups of six $20 each
      Advance Single Tickets $25
      Door $30

      For Info: Tel: 705-790-4878
      Email: [email protected]

    • Arlice Clarke said:

      Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto is an exciting three-week cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, revelry as well as visual and performing arts.

      Learn more about the carnival at http://www.torontocaribbeancarnival.com. Join the Facebook group at http://facebook.caribbeanmovement.com.

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