- The World of Taiyo Matsumoto
Date: Fri. May 10, 2013 - Fri. June 7, 2013.
Location: Japan Foundation – Toronto (131 Bloor St W, 2nd Floor) - Toronto, Canada
The Japan Foundation Toronto and the Toronto Comic Arts Festival present The World of Taiyo Matsumoto, an exhibition of original artworks by one of Japan’s innovative manga creators.
Taiyo Matsumoto is an internationally renowned Japanese manga creator. Matsumoto is best known to English-reading audiences for his work Tekkon Kinkreet (Black & White), winner of the Eisner Award, North America’s most prestigious comics award. More info of event here
Friday May 10 | 6pm-8pm
Location: The Japan Foundation Toronto
Admission: Guest list. Contact Kate Scullin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
There will also be an artist talk by Taiyo Matsumoto on Saturday May 11 @ 1:00pm
The exhibition will open to public from Saturday May 11 – June 7. Free admission
MONDAY 11:30am-7:00pm (extended hours)
THURSDAY 11:30am-7:00pm (extended hours)
May 11, 12 @ 12 noon and 5:00pm (Toronto Comic Arts Festival)
May 25, 26 @ 10:00am and 5:00pm (Doors Open Toronto)
June 1 @ 5:00pm
* Closed all other Saturdays, Sundays and May 20 – Victoria Day
RUNG: South Asian Heritage Day at ROM
Date: Sat. May 11, 2013 - Sat. June 1, 2013.
Location: Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queen's Park) - Toronto, Canada
Come celebrate South Asian heritage day at the ROM!
Saturday May 11, 2013 | 10am – 5pm
The event will feature traditional arts, crafts, dances and music and lots more! Visit the website to get more information and see the full day of event programming.
Be sure to check out the Documentary Film Exhibit at the Eaton Theatre from 12:00pm – 1:30pm. The following films will be playing at the exhibit. Each documentary will be shown twice
- Ancient Cities of Sri Lanka- Presenter: Govt. of Sri Lanka (courtesy the High Commission in Ottawa)
- That Painting on the Wall – Presenter: Filmmaker Diksha Narayan (present herself on the day) - Canadian Film-maker of Indian Origin
- POLO on rooftop of the world – Presenter: Filmmaker Sabeeh Khan (Filmmaker from Pakistan)
Visit here for ticket information. You can save 33% when you buy tickets online using the promo code: southasian
Date: Thu. May 23, 2013 - Wed. June 19, 2013.
Location: Young Centre for the Performing Arts (50 Tank House Ln, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4) - Toronto
Soulpepper Theatre’s 2012 season smash hit play, Kim’s Convenience, returns to Toronto for their 2013 national tour! The critically-acclaimed play by Korean-Canadian playwright/actor, Ins Choi, had an incredibly successful run at the 2011 Toronto Fringe Festival. At the festival, Kim’s Convenience picked up the Patrons Pick award, won the New Play competition and was invited to be in the Best of the Fringe Uptown Festival.
Since the award-winning play appeared at Fringe, Kim’s Convenience have sold out all of its performance runs. However, now there is another chance to see it again! Kim’s Convenience returns to Toronto from May 23 – June 19. Visit Soulpepper’s website to receive more information on dates, showtimes and ticket information
“There are many reasons to cheer… join the celebration”- TORONTO STAR Review
PGC 2013 Conference – Theatre of Disapproval
Date: Sat. June 1, 2013 - Sat. June 1, 2013.
Location: Hart House (7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto) - Toronto, Canada
Saturday June 1st | 10am – 7pm
After party to follow. Free admission
The conference will feature keynote speaker, David Henry Hwang, and also the following three panels
1) CENSORSHIP VS. SELF-CENSORSHIP – moderated by Mark Leiren Young
2) THE CULTURAL EXPERIENCE: MINE VS. OURS - moderated by Ravi Jain
3) EXPLOITATION VS. EXPLORATION - moderated by Catherine Hernandez
During the lunch hour PGC will be coordinating a speed dating event for playwrights, providing them opportunity to talk to six theatres. To sign up for this lunchtime event go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PGCconfAGM
The speed dating session is open only to individuals who have registered for the conference
Tickets are $65 for PGC members and $100 for non-members
For more information on the event, visit here.
To register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PGCconfAGM
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Theatre of Disapproval After Party
Saturday June 1st | 7:30pm
Location: Flying Beaver, 488 Parliament Street
Join us for Dinner and Drinks in celebration of Canadian playwrights!