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Hearing Riel

Hearing Riel is a day-long symposium presented in connection with the Canadian Opera Company’s new production of Harry Somers' opera Louis Riel. Distinguished guests will investigate the work, its fraught historical subject matter, and its political implications for today. Reserve FREE tickets beginning April 4 by visiting coc.ca/HearingRiel.

A Celebration of Canadian Documentary: presented by Hot Docs and POV Magazine

Join Hot Docs and POV Magazine to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation by saluting our national art form: documentary! In the upcoming special issue 'Stories We Tell: Canada's Documentaries,' POV Magazine unveils a list of 10 must-see short and feature-length docs to note some of the many titles that have shaped the history of the form in our country.

ONEFIFTY

Presented by Momentum Dance Toronto
Wednesday April 26 - 8 pm
Thursday April 27 - 8 pm
Friday April 28 - 8 pm
Saturday April 29 - 2 pm & 8 pm
Momentum Dance Toronto (MDT) celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary in our seventh annual production: ONEFIFTY. Through the exclusive use of Canadian music, our dancers have choreographed movement pieces that explore and celebrate all that it means to be a part of this great country.
Al Green Theatre in the Miles Nadal JCC
 

Cracked: New Light on Dementia

Presented by: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-UHN
Tuesday, April 18th – 2-3:30pm
Wednesday, April 19th – 7-8:30pm
Thursday, April 20th – 7-8:30pm
Cracked is an innovative research-based play that follows persons with dementia and their families on their unique journeys with dementia, from diagnosis to their new lives in long-term care. The families struggle to see beyond the disease as they come to accept that each of us has cracks as part of being human.
Al Green Theatre in the Miles Nadal JCC

 

Canadian Improv Games

Come watch the best of Toronto’s high school improv teams play in a loving competition for a spot in Canadian Improv Games National Tournament in Ottawa! The Canadian Improv Games has brought high school improvisers together in a fun and supportive environment since 1977.
Over thirty teams in the Toronto region have competed to earn a spot in the Regional Tournament. Come see the brightest in high school improv talent!
Al Green Theatre in the Miles Nadal JCC

Volunteer in Culture

Interested in new and exciting volunteer opportunities in Toronto? Join us on March 11 to learn about volunteer opportunities in the culture sector. 

Presenters

Arts in the Parks
City of Toronto - Cultural Events
Hot Docs
ImagineNATIVE
Luminato
Pride Toronto
TIFF

To secure your spot, RSVP here: http://ow.ly/Qudl309e2PN

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, doors open at 10:30 AM

Thank you to our partners WorkInCulture and the Toronto Fringe. Funding provided by the Government of Ontario.

Mother Tongue Day "Easy to Think, Hard to Speak"

On Wednesday, March 15th at 7pm at Tartu College, we will be celebrating Mother Tongue Day with Marju Toomsalu and her Estonian language students from the University of Toronto. The students will be reading Hando Runnel's poetry and Marju Toomsalu will speak about her experience teaching Estonian in a multicultural classroom. The ensemble VEMU&Friends will also be performing.

In Estonian.
No admission fee. A small donation would be appreciated.

Celebratory Coffee for the Republic of Estonia's 99th Birthday!

Friday, February 24th The Estonian Central Council and VEMU invite all those participating in the Estonian flag raising at Nathan Phillips Square to continue celebrating at Tartu College. The event will begin when the flag raisers arrive (usually around noon).

We will have coffee and eat kringel together and watch the ETV live broadcast of the concert-ceremony and the President's reception in Estonia.

Info: piret.noorhani@vemu.ca, t. 416 925 9405

 

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