THESE WEEKEND EVENTS AND CONCERTS ARE GUARANTEED TO MAKE YOUR TIME IN TORONTO TRULY MEMORABLE!
Talented Irish singers Chloe Agnew, Lisa Lambe and Susan McFadden, as well as violinist Máiréad Nesbitt, mix traditional Emerald Isle music with original compositions in a pair of elaborately staged concerts this weekend at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Their show, titled Celtic Woman is a breathtaking musical and theatrical experience the whole family can enjoy.
Emerging Art Stars
Now in its sixth year, juried expo The Artist Project caters to your viewing pleasure with carefully curated original works from more than 200 independent contemporary artists. Seasoned collectors and first time art buyers alike are certain to find many perfect showpieces at this weekend-long event hosted by Exhibition Place’s Better Living Centre.
London-based DJ and composer Gabriel Prokofiev collaborates with Toronto’s progressive Art of Time Ensemble to reinvent modern music Friday and Saturday evening at Harbourfront Centre‘s Enwave Theatre. The show has been described as “lyrical, colourful, firmly rooted in tradition but absolutely new.” We’ll just say: Don’t miss it!
A cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo is known the world over for its blending of timeless South African harmonies and Christian gospel music. Going strong for nearly 50 years, the group takes the stage this Friday at Roy Thomson Hall, bringing the stories of Africa to life through music.
Wonderful and Whimsical
Revel in the cold weather this Saturday and Sunday at the annual Bloor-Yorkville IceFest. Marvel at the incredible ice-sculpture showcase, including a magical “Enchanted Garden” with fairies, gnomes and oversized butterflies, then watch the open-air skating performance by Glisse on Ice while enjoying hot chocolate and nibbles from some of the neighbourhood’s top eateries!