|January 17, 2018||Filled under Events||
Where: The Theatre Centre, Franco Boni Theatre, 1115 Queen Street W
When: January 18-27, 2018
Cost: $25/adults, $17/students & seniors. Can be purchased online at www.theatrecentre.org or by calling 416.538.0988 (service charges may apply)
Details: A multi-disciplinary dark comedy about the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts and Punctuate!
The prime suspect in a workplace accident, Floyd has to get out of town fast. Pursued by the RCMP, he heads through the Rockies for Burnaby, B.C, along the route of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline. By the time he reaches the Pacific, Floyd has experienced changes – his gait has widened, his muscles are bulging, his sense of smell heightened…
Written and directed by Matthew MacKenzie (SIA, The Particulars, The Other) and starring award-winning (and former tar sands worker) Métis theatre artist Sheldon Elter (Métis Mutt), the production asks “What the hell is going on in Wild Rose Country?” Featuring Skye Demas, Lara Ebata, Christine Sokaymoh Frederick, Zoe Glassman, Alida Kendell, Aimee Rushton, Rebecca Sadowski, Kendra Shorter and Gianna Vacirca.
Unapologetically political, Bears gives voice to the voiceless animals, and vulnerable landscapes, desecrated by the insatiable human desire for industrial expansion, while striving to increase dialogue about the devastating effects on Canada’s First Nations peoples. Originally developed in Edmonton, the sold-out workshop run also garnered five Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award nominations, and two wins for Outstanding Score and Outstanding Choreography.
An Indigenous-led new Canadian play told through dramatic storytelling and choreography, an eight-person chorus, enchanting projections, and an evocative electronic soundscape, Bears is an emotional, empathetic performance experience.
|January 11, 2018||Style & Beauty|
What: Turn your New Year’s fitness resolutions into action with Australian activewear brand Lorna Jane. Her collections offer high-quality, fashion-forward pieces to suit every woman’s active lifestyle. About: Lorna Jane garments feature hi-tech performance fabrics that are designed to provide benefits such as breathability, moisture wicking, shrink and fade-resistance, durability and increased blood circulation. Bonus: Unlike […] more
|January 3, 2018||Events|
Where: 1.75km underneath Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway, from Strachan Avenue to Bathurst Street When: January 6 – mid-March, 2018 Cost: Free Details: The Bentway is Toronto’s newest public space designed by Public Work and Ken Greenberg Consultants. Located under the Gardiner Expressway, it reimagines how Torontonians gather and experience art and events downtown. The first section […] more
|December 30, 2017||Events|
Where: Streetcar Crowsnest, Guloien Theatre, 345 Carlaw Avenue When: January 2 – 20, 2018 Cost: Tickets are currently available for Crow’s 2017-2018 season with regular tickets starting at $25. Get online information and make ticket purchases at www.crowstheatre.com Details: To kick-start the New Year, Crow’s Theatre is thrilled to bring their smash 2016/2017 season-opener The […] more
|December 22, 2017||Events|
Where: Royal Ontario Museum When: Visitors can experience ROM for the Holidays from December 26, 2017 to January 7, 2018 Cost: Vikings: The Exhibition, Christian Dior, and Wildlife Photographer of the Year are specially ticketed exhibitions. All ROM for the Holidays activities and programs are free with general admission. Details: This holiday season, the Royal […] more