All posts tagged: Canada

@ The Event: Vancouver

Feb. 17 / 17 Friday, Friday, Friday….We can all agree that we’re all glad it’s Friday right? Well, Vancouver is the final stop of our tour of Canada for @ The Event. This city has lots of things to do. Here is just a peek of what they have in store… cred: tourism vancouver Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Dates: June 1 – September 23, 2017 Every June through September, Bard on the Beach professional Shakespeare Festival brings to life the magic of Shakespeare’s great plays. The Festival site is located on the waterfront in Vancouver’s Vanier Park, adjacent to the downtown core. Vanier Park Vancouver, BC V5Y 1R3 Phone: 604.737.0625 bardonthebeach.org   DOXA Documentary Film Festival Dates: May 2017 A 10-day annual festival presenting Canadian and international documentaries. #110 – 750 Hamilton Street Vancouver, BC V6B 2R5 Phone: 604.646.3200 http://www.doxafestival.ca   International Jazz Festival Coastal Jazz & Blues Society 295 W 7th Avenue 2nd Floor Vancouver, BC V5Y 1L9 Phone: 604.872.5200 http://www.costaljazz.ca No dates posted yet…..   Theatre Under The Stars Each summer through …

@ The Event: Calgary

Jan. 20 / 17 Ahh! It’s Friday! It’s been a short week, but a productive week. We’re still continuing our tour of Canada. Next stop is Calgary. Found lots of activities to do there…. cred: visitcalgary.com Glenbow Museum 130 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0P3, Canada http://www.glenbow.org   Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) / September 20 – October 1, 2017 http://www.calgaryfilm.com   Block Heater / February 10 – 12, 2017 Inglewood (9 & 10 Ave. S.E.) Calgary, AB http://www.calgaryfolkfest.com   Opera in the Village / August 2017 TBD East Village, 5 St. & Confluence Way S.E. Calgary, AB http://www.calgaryopera.com   Calgary International Children’s Festival / May 24 – 27, 2017 205 – 8 Ave. S.E. Calgary, AB calgarykidsfest.ca   Calgary Comic & Entertainment EXPO / April 27 – 30, 2017 Calgary Stampede / 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2W1 calgaryexpo.com   Sled Island Festival / June 21 – 25, 2017 http://www.sledisland.com   Check out these areas for public art, if there still here…. East Village Murals Peace Bridge Stephen Avenue Walk ‘Tree’s …

@ The Event: Montreal, Canada

November 18 / 16 Hello and Good Morning! The week is coming to a close and today’s @ The Event, we’re heading over to Montreal. Lots of great things to do up there. Wanna see? Ok, let’s see what they have to offer…… cred: eventful.com Concerts Niykee Heaton Nov 19 – 9:00 PM / L’Astral FIND TICKETS *In Flames, Hellyeah & From Ashes To New Nov 22 – 7:00 PM / Metropolis FIND TICKETS Learn More Straight No Chaser Nov 29 – 7:30 PM / Theatre Maisonneuve – PdA FIND TICKETS Festivals *Festival Les Coups de Théâtre Nov 1 – Nov 30 / Montreal, Quebec, Canada VIEW DETAILS Learn More   29th ANNUAL TIBETAN CULTURAL FAIR & B… Nov 26 – 10:00 AM / Santa Cruz Church Hall Cirque du Soleil – Ovo Nov 29 – 7:30 PM / Bell Centre FIND TICKETS Film Animated Movie: La guerre des tuques … Nov 20 – 2:00 PM / La Maison Culturelle de Montréal-Nord Movie: Histoires À Faire Rêver, Histo… Nov 27 – 3:00 PM / Maison De La …

Last Wednesday Scene: Calgary International Film Festival 2016

September 21 / 16 Hey again. One last post for today. The Calgary International Film Festival has arrived, September 21 – October 2, 2016. Here is a little something going on at CIFF….. cred: ciff Opening Gala: MAUDIE (Wednesday Sept. 21 :: Jack Singer Concert Hall)Our Opening Gala film is the romance biopic MAUDIE, celebrating the life and career of Nova Scotian folk artist Maud Lewis. Shining a light on marquee films, galas celebrate the year’s highest accomplishments with a screening and a party. MAUDIE charts the unlikely romance between Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins, BLUE JASMINE) and the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke, TRAINING DAY). Maudie rose to fame in the 1960s, becoming an internationally celebrated artist while living with crippling juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Director Aisling Walsh, cast member Kari Matchett and producer Mary Young Leckie in attendance! GET TICKETS Finalists Announced: BEST OF SHORTS (Saturday Sept. 24 :: Globe Cinema)The jury has deliberated! Here are the finalists for this year’s Best of Shorts: MAMAN(S), THE CULPRIT, THE SHINING STAR OF LOSERS EVERYWHERE.PICKLE, THE …

More Saturday Scene: Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Update….

September 10 / 16 Updates, updates, updates! The Toronto International Film Festival or TIFF has started Thursday. I just wanted to give you some updates. You do recall that I’ve posted last Saturday about tickets, well I did find something that will get you interested……. cred: tiff  TIFF is holding their first Daily Ticket Draw! All you need to do is check your email each day for free tickets to select Festival Films. How? Well how about going to: http://www.tiff.net/ticket-draw. Then once your on that page, just follow through! Simple. I wanted to get that out of the way…..It’s Day 3 at TIFF and I hope you caught the Snowden press conference which was featured streaming live earlier this morning. Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars at the infamous Edward Snowden, I’m sure you know who that is. Oliver Stone directed the film. Both he and Gordon-Levitt sat down to discuss the political drama. Check out TIFF’s Live Morning Show on their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/TIFF. Lastly, I’m sure you already know that TIFF has their own app. You can vote for …

Saturday Scene….Lastly: Toronto International Film Festival

September 3 / 16 Alright. The last post for today. The Toronto International Film Festival or TIFF is coming this month, September 8 – 18, 2016. Lots of stuff going on during these dates, I don’t even know where to start…… cred: tiff There are many films coming to TIFF. For information on the list of films, along with updates go to http://www.tiff.net/tiff. Here is a preview of the ticket information: Please note: Festival Patrons Circle ticket sales and ticket package redemption will be unavailable from 9am on Saturday, September 3 to 9am on Sunday, September 4 to prepare for Individual Ticket day. We apologize for any inconvenience. Individual Tickets for The Festival Individual tickets go on sale September 4 at 9am (August 25–27 for Patrons Circle Members). Be ticket savvy. Only purchase tickets for TIFF events from the official ticket platforms offered on tiff.net or ticketmaster.ca.                                               Regular         …

Scene Wednesday: Calgary International Film Festival 2016

June 22 / 16 Good Morning everyone! Just one post so far…..I’ve been digging to post in the film department and I found one: Calgary International Film Festival. Here’s what I got so far….. (cred: Calgary International Film Festival or CIFF) CALGARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 September 21 – October 2, 2016 The Calgary International Film Festival is a 12-day showcase of over 200 multi-genre films from Canada and over 40 other countries. Hosting gala events, screenings, award ceremonies and special presentations, CIFF changes the way visual stories are shared and experienced. TICKET PRICES  General Admission – $15 Student and Senior – $13  (With valid ID, seniors 65+) Ticket packages and passes – Starting at $115 Doc Soup Subscriptions – $68 *All prices include GST and service charges. Group ticket sales available – contact boxoffice@calgaryfilm.com. With a ticket, seating is guaranteed up to 15 minutes before the start of a film. There will be no entry 15 minutes after show time. There are no refunds or exchanges for tickets. Times and locations are subject to change.   VENUES  Main Festival Venues …

Artscene Stuff: Artist Project Contemporary Art Fair

July 22, 2015 Good Morning! It’s seems like a long time has passed since I posted. I found an Art Fair that takes place during February of 2016. It’s the Artist Project Contemporary Art Fair in Toronto Canada. ARTIST PROJECT CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR  FEBRUARY 18 – 21, 2016   from the website: Be a part of this exclusive juried art fair showcasing top contemporary artists from Canada and abroad. Deadline to apply: September 15, 2015 Visual artists of all mediums are invited to submit an application for the Artist Project 2016.Now in its 9th year, the Artist Project looks forward to an exciting fair featuring original works of art from over 250 carefully juried, contemporary artists. Become an exhibitor at the fair! Apply now →   Top Reasons to Apply:✓ Exposure to 15,000+ qualified visitors who love art ✓ Your own professional, curated space in an 11’ high, gallery-style, white hard wall booths ✓ An online profile on TheArtistProject.com and listing in the official Show Guide ✓ A complimentary ticket package ✓ Extensive national marketing …