|October 16, 2018||Filled under Music||
Where: The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington
When: October 17, 2018
Cost: Regular $59 and Member $54. Can be purchased by telephone, online or in person: 905-681-6000, www.burlingtonpac.ca
Details: Legacy: A Tribute to Gord Downie will mark the one-year anniversary since Canada lost this important icon. This event will be a special evening to celebrate the man, the music and his legacy. Will include performances of Gord Downie songs and shared stories by Twin Flames, Bruce McCulloch, Tom Wilson, Danny Michel, Trent Severn, Matthew Barber, and Damhnait Doyle. Speakers will also include Chief R. Stacey Laforme, Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, and Sarah Midanik, President & CEO of The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund.
Funds raised at this inaugural event will go directly to the DWF, and the designation of the Downie/Wenjack Fund Legacy Space at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre – the first performing arts centre in Canada to do so. Legacy Spaces are designated spaces that are dedicated to providing accurate information regarding Indigenous history and the journey of reconciliation.
The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund is part of Gord Downie’s legacy and embodies his commitment, and that of his family, to improving the lives of First Peoples in Canada. In collaboration with the Wenjack family, the goal of the fund is to continue the conversation that began with Chanie Wenjack’s residential school story, and to aid the collective reconciliation journey through a combination of awareness, education and action. Funds raised through Legacy Spaces help support the development of resources for the spaces as well as DWF programming such as Legacy Schools, ReconciliACTIONs and events that serve to bring Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities together.
|October 16, 2018||Entertainment|
Where: Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street West; Cahoots Theatre, 388 Queen Street East, Unit 3; The Social Capital Theatre, 154 Danforth Avenue, 3rd floor When: October 16-20, 2018 Cost: Tickets range in price and can be purchased at www.comedybar.ca Details: Haroldfest, Toronto’s only longform improv festival, returns for the second year with performances and workshops […] more
|October 12, 2018||Style & Beauty|
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|October 11, 2018||Events|
Where: Various downtown locations including – Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, Ted Rogers Cinema, TIFF Bell Lightbox When: October 17-21, 2018 Cost: Tickets for single screenings and events go on sale October 1. Call 416.599.TIFF (8433) or Online – TIFF Festival Partners and Third Party Events In Person – TIFF Box Office at 350 […] more
|October 10, 2018||Music|
Where: The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington When: October 16, 2018 at 8pm Cost: Tickets can be purchased at 905-681-6000 or online at www.burlingtonpac.ca or in person at BPAC Box Office. Details: The Burlington Performing Arts Centre (BPAC) welcomes you to have ‘A Night on the Town’ with ‘Country Boy’ Ricky Skaggs […] more