Events for February 22, 2019
Wild rice sparks a battle royal between a native farmer and a white cottager, whose increasingly bitter dispute becomes a microcosm for reconciliation. Told with warmth and humour, and encompassing issues of community, respect and ownership, Cottagers & Indians is a tale for our times — and a food fight for the ages. Approximate running … Continued
A new play from The Siminovitch Prize winner and Governor General’s Literary Award winner for drama. Cape Bretoner Dougie hasn’t seen his best childhood pal Allan in twenty-five years, so it’s no surprise that their reunion is a boisterous night of memories, laughter, drinking and dancing. But as evening becomes day, as the smiles begin … Continued
Toronto’s Winterfolk Blues and Roots Music Festival is on the Danforth from Feb. 22 to 24. It’s an all-ages, mid-winter, weatherproof event, where you’ll find the best of urban, blues, rock, jazz, country, folk and roots music, emulating a multi-stage rural summer festival. More than 150 artists will be performing at 5 venues over 3 days. The festival … Continued
The Humber College Next Generation Jazz Festival returns February 20-22 at the Lakeshore Campus in Etobicoke (Lakeshore and Kipling) There will be an afternoon concert each day and they are open (for free!) to the public as well. Once again the JAZZ.FM91 Big Band will be there! Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 1:00pm: Humber's Groove Merchants, directed … Continued
Presented by the Grand River Jazz Society. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. Come for dinner; stay for music! Show starts at 8:30 P.M. Ends at 11:30 P.M. Cover Charge: $18.00 / person. (Free to annual pass holders.) Visit www.kwjazzroom.com and click on the desired concert’s listing to get additional information and to purchase advance tickets.