Slow Down and Smell the Culture: Taste of Little Italy

May 10, 2017 by  
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Every year thousand of Torontonian descend upon College St. W.,  between Bathurst St. and Shaw Ave., to enjoy the sight, smells and flavours of Little Italy.

 

This year from June 16th – 18th anyone who joins the celebration has a chance to win a round trip for two to where it all originated, Italy!

 

Come hungry , with over 50 amazing restaurants along the strip guests are sure to taste exquisite, authentic Italian and international fare. Relax on one of the many extended patios with a fragrant glass of vino, or mosey around and discover more than 20 international performers throughout the weekend.

 

Admission is free for all, as they say, “la mia casa e la tua casa.”

 

For festival line ups and vendors please visit:  http://tasteoflittleitaly.ca/

 

A Summer full of (awesome) Movies!

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Do you like movies as much as we do? If so, then you’re in luck! Again this year, the city will be home to more outdoor movies in a variety of neighbourhoods, sure to please any movie buff. Invite your friends and family, and grab your popcorn, for these FREE outdoor movie experiences. CityEvents has cultivated this schedule for your convenience.  

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Contact Dance Film Festival

A unique opportunity for both film and dance lovers to experience the joy, chaos and intimacy of human connection through physical movement. Five different screening programs will be presented alongside dance workshops, jams and parties where dancers fly and bodies collide with force, grace and tenderness.

Please Check out the full schedule here:

http://contactdancefilmfest.com/films.html

-    June 28 @ 9pm, Toronto Spins – Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Road.

-     June 29 @ 8pm, Zen and the Art of Dance Mechanics, Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis Street.

-     June 30 @ 5:30pm, Rotating View Points – Celia Franca Centre, 400 Jarvis Street

-     July 1 @ 2pm-  An Intimate Dance: Journeys Through Movement and Touch – Celia Franca Centre, 400 Jarvis Street,

-     July 1@ 8pm, Gala Film Screenings and Award Ceremony – Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue.

 

Free Outdoor Movies at Harbourfront

Free movies are coming back to the Harbourfront this summer. Toronto loves seeing films in the great outdoors, and even more so when they’re screened down by the water.

-    July 5 @ 9pm, Air Bud – Harbourfront Centre Concert Stage.

-    July 12 @ 9pm, Wayne’s World – Harbourfront Centre Concert Stage.

-    July 19 @ 9pm, Meatballs – Harbourfront Centre Concert Stage.

-    August 2 @ 9pm, My Internship in Canada – Harbourfront Centre Concert Stage.

-    August 9 @ 9pm, Belle – Harbourfront Centre Concert Stage.

 

Please Check out the full schedule here:

http://www.blogto.com/film/2017/04/free-outdoor-movies-harbourfront-toronto-summer-2017/

 

Movies in St. James Park

Movies in St. James Park is back! Join us and enjoy free movie screenings in the park.

-    June 22 @ 8pm, Pride Toronto Affiliate Event with a free live drag show.

-    July 27 @ 9pm, Movies in St. James Park – TBC.

-    August 24 @ 8pm, Movies in St. James Park – TBC with a special live performance.

 

Please Check out the full schedule here:

https://www.oldtowntoronto.ca/index.php/events

 

Corktown Common Park

For the second summer running, Toronto Outdoor Picture Show will present films in the beautiful park at Corktown Common, in Corktown. Just minutes from many bustling east-side Toronto neighbourhoods – Riverdale, Regent Park & the Distillery, along others – this new neighbourhood is home to another great, urban TOPS screening series, under a city skyline that can’t be beat!

*programme will be announced May 29th

https://www.topictureshow.com/corktown-common-park-1

 

Open Roof Festival

Open Roof Festival is a not for profit, outdoor music and film festival providing Toronto with a summer experience like no other, highlighting independent filmmakers and artists from Canada and around the world. The Festival is a fun, unique experience that is more than just a party – its an evening of shared experiences. Of Toronto’s music and film scene. Of refreshments. And, of enjoying Toronto’s beautiful summer nights with friends.

-    June 21, Everybody Wants Some! 

-    June 28, Sing Street

-    July 05, The Lobster

-    July 13, Sleeping Giant

-    July 20, A Off the Rails

-    August 3, The Fits

-    August 10, The Splash

-    August 17, My Blind Brother

-    August 23, Closet Monster

-    August 24, Hunt for the Wilderpeople

 

Please Check out the full schedule here:

http://www.openrooffestival.com/contact/

 

City Cinema at Yonge-Dundas Square

Yonge-Dundas square is changed to nice outdoor movie theatre in this summer too. You can enjoy a free outdoor film screening. They will screen some short films and classic comedy feature films. For more information, please check the full line-up.

 

Please Check out the full schedule here:

http://www.ydsquare.ca/city-cinema.html


Don’t forget to check out our blog and social media for more information.

5 To Watch: Canada’s Sports Marketing Business Award

April 6, 2017 by  
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The 5 To Watch is in partnership with Globe and Mail to recognize Canada’s Sports Business leaders under 40 years old. George Brown’s School of Sport and Event Marketing staff and alumni are the creators of this event/award which launched in 2013. It’s a “must-attend” event where you get to network with industry professionals, enjoy amazing food, learn from keynote speeches, and join the after party.

The proceeds from the event will be put towards the George Brown College Foundation which grants awards and bursaries to individuals at the George Brown’s Centre for Business.

This year the Canada’s Sports Marketing Business Award will be at the Waterfront Campus of George Brown College. Business professionals will gather to celebrate the winners on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

2016 Highlights;

  • Winners: Andrew Greenlaw, Senior Director, Sponsorship Marketing & Strategy, Brent Rossi, Executive Vice President of Brand Strategy and Marketing – Pegula Sports and Entertainment, Dan Near (Head of adidas Hockey – Adidas Group),
  •  Matthew Logue (S&E Sponsorship Group), Sophie Kotsopoulos (National Hockey League).
  • Alumni Achievement Award Winner: Jacquie Ryan (VP of Sponsorship Marketing with Scotiabank)
  • More than 400 attendees
  • Top-notch networking

 

When

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Agenda

6:00 PM – Networking Reception

7:30 PM – Awards Ceremony

8:30 PM – Post-Awards Reception

Location

George Brown College Waterfront Campus

51 Dockside Drive, Toronto, ON

Phone: 416-415-5000 x 6164

Email: 5toWatch@georgebrown.ca

For Further Details and tickets

Visit http://www.5towatch.ca/Login.aspx