Events - 6 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

    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

    Scarborough Film Festival
    Date: Tue. June 4, 2013 - Sun. June 9, 2013.
    Location: Various Venues (Various) - Toronto


    The inaugural Scarborough Film Festival kicks off this year from June 4 – June 5.


    Scarborough Film Festival is a volunteer not-for-profit basis run collective led by arts and culture-professionals and aficionados with key goals of enhancing Scarborough’s cultural offerings through showcasing the best in contemporary local and international cinema, entertaining the public and giving support to filmmakers of Scarborough and worldwide.

    Lots of great films to be seen! Full programming schedule here
    Ticket information

    Toronto Korean Film Festival (TKFF)
    Date: Thu. June 6, 2013 - Sat. June 8, 2013.
    Location: Innis Town Hall (2 Sussex Av.) (2 Sussex Av.) - Toronto


    The 2nd Annual Toronto Korean Film Festival is back and will take place from Thursday June 6, 2013 – Saturday June 8, 2013. The Toronto Korean Film Festival is a cultural organization that aims to present an authentic Korean cinema to Toronto community.

    This year’s festival will focus around the theme “미추(美醜), 한반도 Ups and Downs of Korean Peninsula”. The main film programme highlights important political moments in Korean history.

    On Saturday June 1, a free screening of “The Host” will be open to public at Innis Town Hall complete with bibimbap tasting. “The Host”, box office hit from 2006, is essential Korean film viewing.


    [Contemporary South Korea and the Influence of the United States]
    June 1(SAT) 3:00PM – The Host (Free Admission)

    June 6(THU) 7:30PM – Korean Shorts

    [Legacy of the Korean War]
    June 7(FRI) 7:00PM – Address Unknown
    June 7(FRI) 10:00PM Fire Friday Opening Club Party at 6 Sixdegrees (2335 Yonge)

    [Contemporary North Korea]
    June 8(SAT) 4:30PM Ryang-kang-do : Merry Christmas, North!

    [The Gwangju Democratization Movement]
    June 8(SAT) 7:30PM Peppermint Candy

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    Buy tickets here

4 Responses to Events - 6 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:

  3. Lost Years says:

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