Events in Toronto – March 24 to 26, 2017

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I. Live Music & Concerts

1. Voices of Spring

Enjoy Vivaldis Spring” performed by Jin Lee Youn, violin and Louise Morley, piano, a movement from Beethovens Spring. Sonata with Velma Ko, violin and Jane Blackstone, piano. Details

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Friday, March 17, 2017 | 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

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Heliconian Hall – 35 Hazelton Ave, Toronto

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$25

 

2. Stephen Clarke

Toronto’s newest contemporary music collective presents two works by Romanian composer Horatiu Radulescu (1942-2008), the “proto-spectralist” performed by pianist Stephen Clarke. The Third Sonata “you will endure forever” and Sixth Sonata “return to the source of light” take their inspiration from the Tao Te Ching and present Romanian folk melodies on a spectral “canvas”. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 8:00 PM

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St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St, Toronto

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$25 adult/$15 student

 

3. Kobzari – Shumka & The Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus

In a historic first, two of North America’s premier Ukrainian performing arts ensembles present an evening of song, music, dance and bandura. Celebrating the legacy of Ukraine’s national poet Taras Shevchenko, the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus of North America and Canada’s Ukrainian Shumka Dancers will stage joint performances. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 6:00 PM

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Sony Centre For The Performing Arts & 1 Front St. E., Toronto

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$28.39 – $68.39

 

4. Quintile

By Caution Tape Sound Collective. “Quintile” features a unique quintet of bassoon/contrabassoon, viola, percussion, piano, and various synthesizers (with works for subset and electronics). Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Array Space, 155 Walnut St
Toronto

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$15 – $20

 

5. Moonrise – Light in Dark Times

Canadian Muslim Singer/Songwriter Nader Khan and The Blacksmiths, Beat boxer group Mustaqeem and poet Rowda Mohamud provide an eclectic evening that seamlessly blends musical traditions from the Muslim world with North American musical genres. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 7:00 PM

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St Francis Centre for Community, Arts and Culture, 78 Church St. S, Ajax

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$100

 

6. Chris Botti

One of the top-selling American instrumental artists working today, Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Chris Botti’s signature sound transcends the worlds of pop, jazz and classical music. Over the past three decades, Botti has recorded and performed with the best in music, including Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, Yo-Yo Ma, Michael Bublé, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Joshua Bell, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and even Frank Sinatra. in a career altering partnership, was featured in Sting’s band in the late ‘90s. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 8:00 PM

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Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street
Toronto

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$15 – $74

 

7. Ella Fitzgerald 100th Birthday Tribute

With The Darcy Hepner Jazz Orchestra. Sophia Perlman has become a fixture of the Ontario jazz and blues scene. Her musicality, old-soul voice and skill as an improviser have made her a first-call featured singer with some of the top ensembles and musicians in the country. In addition to performing and touring with her own quartet, she is found performing regularly with numerous artists and ensembles, including Adrean Farrugia, The Toronto Jazz Orchestra, and The Darcy Hepner Jazz Orchestra. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 8:00 PM

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Studio Theatre, The Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto

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$35

 

8. English Song Treasures

Baritone Jason Howard, whose voice has “a distinctive elegance and gravity,” (The Wagner Society News) joins Canada’s emerging tenor Andrew Haji in a program that celebrates musical heritage and English songs from the British Isles. Details

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 | 2:00 PM

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Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor Street West
Toronto

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$25 & up

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March 14: Simple Plan @ Air Canada Centre
March 15: Bring Me The Horizon – The American Nightmare Tour @ Ricoh Coliseum
March 15: Passenger with The Paper Kites @ Rebel
March 15 – 16: Wilco @ Massey Hall
March 19: SHINee World V @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

II. Live Theatre & Related Events

Performing Arts Events

Performing Arts & Theatre in March

Events this week include

  1. Sousatzka @ Elgin Theatre
  2. Everything Is Great Again @ Second City
  3. Stupidhead! A Musical Comedy @ Theatre Passe Muraille
  4. Tartuffe @ Theatre Scarborough
  5. Pinocchio @ The Four Seasons Centre
  6. Mrs Henderson Presents @ Royal Alexandra Theatre
  7. Jacinto @ The Theatre Centre
  8. The Orange Dot @ Streetcar Crowsnest
  9. Rhythm of the Dance @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
  10. Evita @ Lyric Theatre
  11. Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis @ Bluma Appel Theatre
  12. La Cecchina @ Koerner Hall

and more!

 

2. Wonders & Miracles Grand Illusion Show

COME, EXPERIENCE, The Biggest Grand Illusion Show In Toronto! Wonders & Miracles Grand Illusion Show is a high production magic show presented by Will and Matt involving larger than life illusions including; making people appear from fire, switch places, and vanish. Will and Matt will be presenting 15 of these grand illusions (More than any other performer in Toronto), many of which require special rights to be able to perform. For some of these illusions they have the exclusive rights within Canada which means the only place to see those illusions in Canada is at their show. Details

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Sunday March 19 2017 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St W, Toronto

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$27.81 – $43.67

III. Sports

1. Toronto Raptors

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vs Dallas Mavericks on Monday, March 13, 2017 | 7:30 PM

vs. Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, March 16, 2017 | 07:00 PM

vs. Indiana Pacers on Sunday, March 19, 2017 | 06:00 PM

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Air Canada Centre, Toronto

 

 

2. Toronto Rock

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vs. Colorado Mammoth on Friday, March 17, 2017 | 07:30 PM

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Air Canada Centre, Toronto

 

 

3. Toronto Maple Leafs

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vs. Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 7:00 PM

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Air Canada Centre, Toronto

 

4. Mississauga Steelheads

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vs. Barrie Colts on Friday, March 17, 2017 | 07:00 PM
vs. Niagara IceDogs on Sunday, March 19, 2017 | 02:00 PM

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Hershey Centre, Mississauga

 

5. Raptors 905

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vs. Long Island Nets on Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 02:00 PM

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Hershey Centre, Mississauga

 

6. Toronto Marlies

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vs. Binghamton Senators on Friday, March 17, 2017 | 07:00 PM

vs. Binghamton Senators on Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 01:30 PM

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Ricoh Coliseum/Air Canada Centre, Toronto

IV. Exhibitions, Festivals & Other Events

1. The Movie Experience

Secret movie screening + immersive theatre + food & drink = The Movie Experience! Don’t just go to a movie, live it! Get in on the secret and buy tickets to THE MOVIE EXPERIENCE. This fusion of live theatre and film allows you to be transported into the world of a cult classic film. Details

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March 14-17, 2017 | 7PM

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Downtown Toronto – Venue disclosed after purchase of Tickets.

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$60

 

2. Toronto Sportsmen’s Show

This year marks the 70th anniversary of The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show! Taking place during March Break from March 15 to 19 at The International Centre, this year’s show will feature over 350 exhibits – highlighting the very best in fishing, hunting, boating, outdoor adventure and travel. Details

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March 15-18, 2017

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The International Centre: 6900 Airport Road
Mississauga

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$13 – $20; Under 12 Free

 

3. National Home Show

Presented by RE/MAX and co-located with Canada Blooms, the National Home Show returns with North America’s largest display of innovative home & garden products, ideas, and exclusive offers. Get expert tips from industry pros and celebrity experts, discover innovative products for your home, plus shop great deals with over 700 retailers.Details

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March 10 – 19, 2017

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Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd.
Toronto

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$10 – $50

 

4. Toronto ComiCon

Toronto ComiCon presented by FAN EXPO is a pop culture convention for fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming. The 3-day extravaganza is packed with exciting family-friendly activities and celebrities. 2017 Celebrity Guests include Bret “The Hitman”, Pertwee, and more! Details

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March 17 – 19, 2017

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre – South Building
222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto

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$10 – $50

 

5. Maple Syrup Festivals

Learn how maple syrup is made, try a tasting flight of different grades and types of syrup, go on horse wagon rides, enjoy fresh, hot pancakes with pure maple syrup and sausages, have taffy on snow or join for Maple Syrup by Lamplight celebrations (adults). Details

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Weekends in March/March Break, 2017

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Various Venues across GTA

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Varies

 

6. St Patrick’s Day Parade

Join us for for the biggest St Patricks day parade to hit the streets of Toronto. Details

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 | 12:00 PM to 02:30 PM

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St George St and Bloor St West, Toronto

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Free

 

7. Toronto Spring Festival

Toronto Spring Festival is an annual multidisciplinary arts and culture festival that brings people together to celebrate the coming of spring. Join us for the 4th annual Spring Festival of its kind through an immersive celebration of arts and culture. Notable acts are tree house making, exhibitions, silent disco, musical journey, curated shop, screenings, taste and aroma journey. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 12:00 PM to Midnight

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Murray Building, 192 Spadina Avenue, Toronto

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$12 – $15

 

8. The Gem Show

Toronto’s hottest Gem Show for top “LOCAL” jewellery designers and artisans, precious and semi precious stones from master cutters around the world, including Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, Aquamarine, Moonstone, Tourmaline, Baltic Amber, Pearls and many others, Beads and Findings, Sterling Silver Jewellery and Findings, and for the mineral enthusiasts, a collection of Crystal and Mineral specimens worthy of any museum or private collector. Details

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March 17-19, 2017

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Hyatt Regency Toronto
370 King St West, Toronto

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$6.00

 

9. Leslieville Flea : Winter Market

We are a curated market selling vintage, salvaged, up – cycled goods, furniture, antiques, collectibles and work from select artisans. With 50+ vendors and all kinds of unique and interesting wares strolling The Leslieville Flea is a great way to spend a chilly Sunday! Details

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March 19, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM

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Fermenting Cellar, 28 Distillery Lane, Toronto

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Free

 

10. Other Events

1. Entrepreneurship 100: Conversations: Join us to have conversations with people who have actually done it. Learn more and be inspired by real-life stories of hard work and success. There will be no video streaming or live tweeting of the events—you have to come out to experience it. Details

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building, B150 144 College Street Toronto | Free

 

2. Newcomers Career Fair:
The Newcomers Toronto fair is the only event of its kind that targets the Employment, Education, Visa and Settlement needs of both newly arrived and settled immigrants, as well as temporary foreign workers, international students and the corporate expat community currently living in Ontario. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre

 

3. Real Estate Wealth Expo With Tony Robbins:
Canada’s Largest Real Estate & Wealth Expo.
Our all-star celebrity lineup includes: Tony Robbins, Pitbull, HGTV’s Flip or Flop Star Christina El Moussa, Top Million Dollar Agent’s Inez Kudryk & Daryl King, Dragon’s Den Jim Treliving & many more! Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 08:00 AM – 6:45 PM @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre

 

4. Play LEGO Dimensions on the big screen at Cineplex: Come to Cineplex Cinemas to play Battle Arenas and win some great prizes! Details

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Saturday March 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th at 10:00AM – 12:30PM @ Scarborough Town Centre, 300 Borough Drive, Scarborough

 

5.Food Photography Workshop: Learn techniques + tips to up your food photography game. Find the light, learn to style + compose to make your food moments insta-worthy! Plus enjoy hands-on shooting stations with Drake dishes + drinks! Details

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Saturday March 18th | 2:30 PM-5:00 PM @ The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto

 

6.Wannabe Toxic Free T.O.: Come to Women’s Healthy Environments Network #WannaBeToxicFree monthly event featuring different engaging speakers who highlight the links between our health and the environment. We will get down to the naked truth about the toxic chemicals we encounter in our daily lives, and what actions we can take to reduce exposure. Details

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Monday March 20th | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM @ 215 Spadina Avenue, Toronto

 

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