Queens Quay Blvd. Revitalization Update Week of November 5

On Monday, November 5, traffic on Queens Quay will move to one-way westbound-only between Bay St. and Lower Spadina Ave. to enable construction for the revitalization of Queens Quay. All north-south streets will remain open and eastbound traffic will be rerouted to Lake Shore Blvd./Harbour St. One-way traffic will be maintained throughout the first stage of construction from Fall 2012 through Spring 2013.

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Vanguardia Presents a One Night Showcase of Latin American Dance

Canadian-Latin American collective Vanguardia Dance Projects was founded by Norma Araiza and Olga Barrios back in 2010. The company supports the professional development of artists through different events such as producing dance works, workshops and touring. They’ll be here at Harbourfront Centre for one show only on November 10 as part of the 2012-13 NextSteps dance season. Showcase: A View …

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Queens Quay Blvd. Revitalization Update Week of: October 20-November 2

Construction crews will be breaking up the concrete curbs. Two-way traffic will continue along Queens Quay but please note there will be lane restrictions. Short stretches of a single east-bound and west-bound land will be closed to traffic. The two lanes of traffic will be restored at the end of each day. Pedestrians traffic will not be disrupted.

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Day of the Dead Face Painting Traditions

Harbourfront Centre celebrates Mexico’s annual Day of the Dead Festival, presented by Scotiabank, on Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4, 2012. The event is a time of return – where families come together, city dwellers return to ancestral villages and the dead visit the living. This FREE, two-day festival celebrates the cycle of life in both a spiritual and …

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Meet the Teachers: Paulina and Tim

At School Visits, we believe that learning is an ongoing form of personal growth and development that can take place beyond the classroom setting. Using our 10-acre site, our contemporary galleries, craft studios, and our theatres as well as our downtown streets, School Visits is a unique setting for dialogue, engagement and imagination. We aim to create positive experiences for …

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TDT Bring a “Rare Mix” to the NextSteps Season

Over the past 24 years (TDT was founded in 1968) the company has produced an extensive amount of original Canadian pieces.

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Meet Dachshund UN Creator Bennett Miller

While in Toronto to help round up dachshunds (and owners), Bennett took some time to talk about Dachshund U.N.

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Size Doesn’t Matter: We’re on the Hunt for a Few Good Wieners

There are a multitude of things that come to mind when you hear the word “dachshund.” Short legs and a long body. An incredible sense of smell. Some famous owners including Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Jack Ruby and Adele. Even wieners. But a meeting of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights? Really? World Stage is going to make it …

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War of the Worlds Returns

World Stage, our contemporary performance series, prides itself on bringing new and innovative works to Toronto audiences. Over the years, many of the pieces which have premiered on our stages have gone on to grace stages all over the world and have received critical acclaim within the the performing arts community and beyond. Dance Marathon, which returned to World Stage …

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The Consulate of Mexico celebrate the memory of Carlos Fuentes

Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. During the holiday, friends and family come together to celebrate the memory of those who have passed away. One of the many traditions connected with the holiday involves building ofrendas (offerings) honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, the favorite foods/beverages of the …

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