Category: Community

AN ARTIST FOR ALL SEASONS

by Virginia Munroe   Allen Shugar is a Toronto-based artist working primarily in oil-on-canvas. He is Curator of Urban Gallery. “Colour, light, the cycles of nature (so extreme in our climate), the beauty of the human form: these are the subjects that inspire my paintings. Naturalistic representation has never much interested me. I take, rather, a transformative approach that seeks to capture a purely subjective experience, a state of mind, an evanescent thought. In this respect my work owes as much to musical and literary influences as it does to visual stimuli. My aim is to suggest the extraordinary...

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ELEVATE TORONTO

New Festival Celebrating the City’s Vibrant Innovation Ecosystem.   by Linda Montgomery   If it’s September in Toronto, TIFF may not be the only world-class festival our city is known for in the future.  We are currently experiencing a golden time for technology and innovation. Elevate Toronto aims to broadcast our story far and wide while also providing discovery, connections and inspiration for Torontonians. The 3-day festival will debut on September 12th. It will shine a light on our flourishing tech companies and community, as well as promoting Toronto as a destination for talent, investment and innovation leadership. If...

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The Waterfront BIA

by Maeve Salichuk The Waterfront BIA – Growing Business on the Toronto Waterfront – The Waterfront Business Improvement Area (BIA) invites you to share in the excitement this summer with spectacular events, new restaurants and a spirit of fun that just won’t quit! Established in 2004, this community driven organization is dedicated to promoting and enhancing the economic and cultural vitality of the Waterfront area. The area welcomes 17 million visitors annually to experience one of Toronto’s premier destinations. Check out the triple award-winning Singing Ambassadors, Thursdays through Mondays from 10 am to 6 pm, June 22nd until September...

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Paola Cortellesi Coming to Toronto

      We are ecstatic to have Paola Cortellesi join us for this year’s Festival! Paola’s “Mamma o Papà?” and “Qualcosa di Nuovo”  films showcase both her acting and writing abilities. She is gorgeous, talented, and adored by her fans – it’s hard to imagine another superstar more unassuming, unpretentious and gracious!Press Conference               Italian Cultural Institute        June 8th | 2:00pm Movie “Something New”     TIFF Bell Lightbox               June 8th | 7:00pm Opening Party                     QRC | Ricarda’s                  June 8th | 9:00pm Movie “Something New”      Cineplex Cinemas              June 9th | 6:15pm Movie “Mum or Dad?” *       Cineplex Cinemas              ...

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Darcys, to perform at Toronto’s coveted art party

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 2, 2017 The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery announces partnership with WayHome Music & Arts for Power Ball XIX: Stereo Vision  Alternative pop-duo, Darcys, to perform at Toronto’s coveted art party Toronto, ON – The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery today announced WayHome Music & Arts as this year’s entertainment sponsor for Toronto’s most innovative art party, Power Ball XIX, presented by Max Mara, who will take over the east terrace for a pop-up festival experience June 1, 2017. Tickets to Power Ball are now available for purchase at powerball.thepowerplant.org. Framed by the lake on one end and views...

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