NOW Magazine https://nowtoronto.com/api/rss/content.rss Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:20:26 +0000 Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:20:26 +0000 en-US Through the creative lens: a songwriter’s masterclass with Christopher Ward An open-to-the-public, live & interactive YouTube take-over event with Long & McQuade Musical Instruments on song writing and the creative process. April 29 at 7 pm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivyXy1hx1RM Following the April 16th release of the award-winning single, Black Velvet as reimagined by the songwriter himself, featured on his new autobiographical album Same River Twice launching May 28,

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Julia Hoecke 1918 Anti-Greek Riots Riverdale Historical Society talk with Chris Grafos (York University), John Burry (documentary filmmaker), and Sandra Gionas (Hellenic Heritage Foundation) as they recount the worst ethnic riot in Toronto’s history. April 27 at 6:30 pm. https://zoom.us/j/91001364182 Meeting ID: 910 0136 4182

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Julia Hoecke Odario & More or Les Wavelength presents a digital double bill hip-hop concert with the two rap/soul artists. April 29 from 8-10 pm. Free. https://bit.ly/WL-YOUTUBE

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Julia Hoecke The Soul Rebels Livestream concert. April 23 at 9 pm. Tickets from $11. https://sessionslive.com/TheSoulRebels

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Julia Hoecke Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe Livestream concert. April 21 at 9 pm. Tickets from $15. https://sessionslive.com/KDTU

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Julia Hoecke Curious Minds at Hot Docs Festival Discussions into the topics of five official selections in this year’s film festival through engaging and thought-provoking talks with subject experts, journalists and artists. April 29 to May 9. Free. http://hotdocs.ca

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Julia Hoecke Music of My Life – A Conversation With Launch for the online series featuring one-on-one conversations with artists and 40 concerts from the Conservatory’s archives and documentaries. The launch features Eugene Levy, C.M. (star of the Emmy Award-winning Schitt’s Creek) as he recalls his early music experiences as a high school saxophone player, the inspiration for the film A Mighty Wind, and the intricacy of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in

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Julia Hoecke The Contortionist Clairvoyant- A full album virtual concert. May 15 at 7 pm. Tickets from $12. https://thecontortionist-store.com

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Iftar Nights 2021 – Edge of Sunset MABELLEarts  livestream Week Four – Lanterns and Songs themed performances of community stories, music, guest chats hosted by Sergio Guerra, musicians Brenna MacCrimmon and Maryem Tollar of Turkwaz, puppeteers Afsaneh Zamani & Annie Katsura Rollins and the MABELLEarts community. May 6 at 7 pm. http://www.virtualiftarnights.ca

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Iftar Nights 2021 – Edge of Sunset MABELLEarts livestream Week Three with kids and Iftar themed performances of community stories, music, guest chats hosted by Sergio Guerra, musicians Brenna MacCrimmon and Maryem Tollar of Turkwaz, puppeteers Afsaneh Zamani & Annie Katsura Rollins and the MABELLEarts community. April 29 at 7 pm. http://www.virtualiftarnights.ca

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Iftar Nights 2021 – Edge of Sunset MABELLEarts livestream Week Two Memories of Iftar themed performances of community stories, music, guest chats hosted by Sergio Guerra, musicians Brenna MacCrimmon and Maryem Tollar of Turkwaz, puppeteers Afsaneh Zamani & Annie Katsura Rollins and the MABELLEarts community. April 22 at 7 pm. http://www.virtualiftarnights.ca

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Her Time Celebrate the powerful, significant women in our lives (or treat yourself) by joining Shelter Movers Greater Toronto  for a curated, virtual wine tasting experience. May 13 at 6:30 pm. $175 per household. Shelter Movers is a national, volunteer-powered charitable organization providing moving and storage services at no cost to women and children fleeing abuse. Your

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East End Writers 20th Anniversary Presentation Sharon Crawford, East End Writers’ founder, and other EEWG members celebration with fiction and memoir readings, collision between two genres, singing/songwriting, interviews, Q and A, and a panel discussion on publishing from early 2000s to 2021. May 26 at 7 pm. https://tinyurl.com/jhwydad5

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Interior Design Show Toronto 2021 Spring Resiliency Virtual Conference Conference will focus on two main themes: Sustainability and Designing for the Future. Four-day online educational program offering keynote presentations, seminars, demos and networking opportunities for all design professionals within the architecture, design, creative and the built environment. May 10-13. 9 am-4:30 pm. See website for details https://toronto.interiordesignshow.com/en/plan-your-visit/schedule.html Conference Keynotes: The Future of Design is

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Does Confidentiality Work Against Justice? Panel discussion on Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) which are increasingly common and increasingly controversial. Seen as necessary to end difficult disputes, NDAs prevent the public from having access to important information and can perpetuate injustice. Should they be made illegal or will that cause more harm than good? April 28 at 3 pm. Free. https://cfe.ryerson.ca/events/does-confidentiality-work-against-justice Co-sponsors:

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https://nowtoronto.com/events/seminar-talk-or-panel-does-confidentiality-work-against-justice https://nowtoronto.com/events/seminar-talk-or-panel-does-confidentiality-work-against-justice Mon, 19 Apr 2021 12:48:32 -0400 Does Confidentiality Work Against Justice?
The Long Shadow of COVID: Banks, Zombies, Growth Korean Consulate in Toronto and the Korean Canadian University Professors Forum open seminar to promote cooperation between Korea and Canada in various fields in the post-corona era. With speaker Assistant Professor Hyunju Lee of Ryerson University, Department of Economics. April 29 at 6:30 pm. Free. Register https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/korea-canada-open-seminarthe-long-shadow-of-covid-banks-zombies-growth-tickets-150107616923

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https://nowtoronto.com/events/class-or-workshop-korea-canada-open-seminarthe-long-shadow-of-covid-banks-zombies-growth https://nowtoronto.com/events/class-or-workshop-korea-canada-open-seminarthe-long-shadow-of-covid-banks-zombies-growth Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:51:25 -0400 [Korea-Canada Open Seminar]The Long Shadow of COVID: Banks, Zombies, Growth
Julia Hoecke Opera in Miniature: A Festival of One Act Operas U of T Opera presents the online event chosen from the extensive repertory of one act operas showcasing the intimacy of the art form and the versatility of their artists. April 22 to 25. Free. Register https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/opera-in-miniature-a-festival-of-one-act-operas-registration-144025898339

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Julia Hoecke Coup de Coeur Batuki Music Society and Alliance Francaise TO present a virtual concert by the Senegalese musicians. April 24 at 8 pm. Free. https://www.facebook.com/events/267725631757427

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Julia Hoecke Will Munro & Robert Flack Paul Petro Contemporary Art in conjunction with Contact Photography Festival presents the online exhibitions Every Action Tethered and Excerpts. April 30 to May 29. Opening reception 7 pm, April 30. http://paulpetro.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/128466227168608/permalink/4499947176687136/

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Julia Hoecke International Jazz Day Hugh’s Room Live presents a livestream of musicians playing from their homes including Kellylee Evans & Michael Shand, Sammy Jackson, OKAN, Nathan Hiltz and Melissa Lauren, Eliana Cueves and Jeremy Ledbetter, Genevieve Marrantette and George Koller with host Jaymz Bee. April 30 at 8 pm. $15. https://www.showpass.com/hughs-room-live-international-jazz-day

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Julia Hoecke Setting The Scene: The Curation of Safe Spaces & Accountability The Music Gallery presents a livestream panel discussion exploring the importance of safe environments for IBPOC artists and staff among arts institutions, and is moderated by Kim Senklip-Harvey, with panelists Frances Koncan, Nikki Shaffeeullah and Chaka V. Grier. April 22 at 7 pm. Free. http://twitch.tv/musicgalleryto

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Julia Hoecke All Them Witches Concert. Dec 10. Doors 7 pm. $25-$35. http://ticketmaster.ca

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Julia Hoecke Affordable Housing Townhall Social Planning Toronto, ACORN, Progress Toronto, Parkdale People’s Economy and advocates across the city calling on TO City Council to vote for a strong inclusionary zoning policy to require most new highrise developments to include deeply affordable housing. April 28 at 6:30 pm. Register http://tinyurl.com/townhall-affordable-housing

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Julia Hoecke Can You Hear Us Yet? Climate Live concert with Barenaked Ladies, Scott Helman, The Weather Station, Dan Mangan, Lia Pappas-Kemps, Whitehorse, Leah & Peter from July Talk, Julian Taylor, Luna Li, The Lifers, Communism, Moscow Apartment and others. April 24 at 8 pm. Livestream http://www.twitch.tv/climatelivecanada https://www.climatelive.org/

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Digging into Archives Visual Arts Centre of Clarington Zoom discussion with artist, Hiba Abdallah, and archivist, Tamara Rayan. Moderated by curator, Sandy Saad-Smith the discussion will touch on some of the most compelling issues around the nature and meaning of the archive. Looking at the archive as a conceptual and physical space in which memories are preserved and

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Twilight Jazz Series – 40 Years With Music Niagara Jazz Festival livestream  concert with Vox Violins, and an opening performance by youth performers Alex George and Dexter Frank.  May 2 at 7 pm. Tickets $15 + HST (in advance) and $19 (on the day of the event),  discounts available for musicians, arts workers, and students.  http://niagarajazzfestival.com/events/twilight-jazz-series-40-years-of-making-music

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Niagara Jazz Festival – International Jazz Day Livestreamed show to celebrate local and international jazz musicians. April 30 at 7 pm. Free. https://niagarajazzfestival.com/events/td-njf-presents-international-jazz-day-celebrating-the-jazz-greats

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Loner Culture 2.0 – Better Off Alone | Kite For one week (April 19-25, 2021), Kite will be available at all hours via a chatroom platform on the Digital Anti-Matter Anti-Manifesto website (digitalantimatterantimanifesto.ca) to converse with participants. This online 24-hour chatroom is an extension the 2018 exhibition Loner Culture, which was held at InterAccess in Toronto and was curated by Jas M. Morgan (gijiit).

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Get Reel Mental Health Film Festival Stella’s Place online film fest for Mental Health Week. A celebration of community and bringing people together through the arts during this time of isolation. The films highlight filmmakers, young adults, families, and advocates in the Stella’s Place community and address mental health challenges and resilience. May 3-7. Throughout the week, there will be a

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https://nowtoronto.com/events/festival-or-fair-get-reel-a-mental-health-film-festival-by-stellas-place https://nowtoronto.com/events/festival-or-fair-get-reel-a-mental-health-film-festival-by-stellas-place Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:15:55 -0400 Get Reel, a Mental Health Film Festival by Stella’s Place
Myseum Intersections 2021: Here and There Join Myseum of Toronto to learn about the experiences of Migrant Care Workers who will share their stories. These stories have been developed with the support of theatre artist, Karen Ancheta and digital storytelling facilitator, Christine Balmes. Kwentong Bayan Collective have responded to these stories with illustrations and audio soundscapes. As a nature of their

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https://nowtoronto.com/events/myseum-intersections-2021-here-and-there https://nowtoronto.com/events/myseum-intersections-2021-here-and-there Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:04:08 -0400 banners v2 (2021)