Events - 1 Jun 13

    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

    Opening Reception

    Friday May 10 | 6pm-8pm
    Location: The Japan Foundation Toronto
    Admission: Guest list. Contact Kate Scullin (

    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

    Gallery Hours:

    MONDAY 11:30am-7:00pm (extended hours)
    TUESDAY 11:30am-4:30pm
    WEDNESDAY 11:30am-4:30pm
    THURSDAY 11:30am-7:00pm (extended hours)
    FRIDAY 11:30am-4:30pm

    Weekend Openings:

    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

    Kim’s Convenience
    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


    The Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) presents the 2013 Conference and AGM Theatre of Disapproval

    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:
    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:

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    Theatre of Disapproval After Party

    Saturday June 1st | 7:30pm
    Location: Flying Beaver, 488 Parliament Street
    Free admission

    Join us for Dinner and Drinks in celebration of Canadian playwrights!

4 Responses to Events - 1 Jun 13

  1. I am doing a school project on publicity, PR and Social Media promotional use in Independent Films and short films and this would help me very much! Thank you. If anyone is looking for interns to work at the Film festival…please help me.

  2. Cindy says:

    Thanks for listing our event! Advance tickets are available at:

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