Daily Archives: June 5, 2017

HOT Ticket Giveaway: #FNLROM at the Royal Ontario Museum (June 9: Love!)

The Royal Ontario Museum’s (ROM) Friday Night Live (#FNLROM) series, presented by Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd., delivers Toronto’s best Friday night destination with the hottest DJs, live performances, food and drink, and an opportunity to experience the Museum like never before. On Friday, June 9, 2017, explore the forces of attraction, romance, lust, and sexuality through art, culture, and nature.

June 9: Love!: Performances

DJ Lina Bradford

Born and raised in New York City, Lina Bradford studied modern ballet, tap and jazz and performed in several companies throughout NYC. Those same moves she learned in rehearsals became a part of her signature style when she began her DJ career 18 years ago. From DJ of the year to Lifetime Achievement awards at the Glammy and Sage Innovator, DJ Lina can now be seen hosting the biggest private parties from NYC to Europe.

Program partner: Prism Festival

DJ Kitty Glitter

Since launching as a DJ in 2007, multi Diva award winning Sydney’s Favorite Drag Queen and Most Popular DJ, the KITTY GLITTER storm has swept through cities around the globe with devout fans demanding their frequent fix.

Program partner: Prism Festival

Sofonda Cox and Friends

Program partner: Prism Festival

Sexy, Sassy, Sensational, Sofonda Cox is Toronto’s Fabulous Queen! She is an actor with Film and Television appearances in ‘Cake’, ‘Soldier’s Girl’ and ‘Queer as Folk’. She garnered worldwide attention with her puppeteer performance as Destiny’s Child which went viral on Facebook, boasting over 1.5 million views!

Carole Pope

On the 2016 Polaris Prize short list, Carole Pope is an agent provocateur pushing the boundaries of sexuality, sexual politics, and the status quo, making you think and dance at the same time. Her work has been recognized with three Juno Awards, multiple independent music awards, a Genie Award and four gold, one platinum, and one double platinum album.

DJ Jayemkayem

Jayemkayem has quickly established herself within the city’s nightlife scene. Whether she’s holding down nights at some of the West End’s hippest venues like Apt200 and Libertine, or hosting her semimonthly radio show on independent station TRP, she’s constantly spreading good vibes and good times with her eclectic selections that span the genres of hip-hop, R&B, grime and UK garage.

Listen & Learn

Check out the hottest electro-swing speakeasy this side of the ’40s, complete with drop-in swing dance lessons! We’re fusing retro swing tunes of the ‘20s with modern house, hip-hop, and drum ‘n bass beats, so grab a partner and Lindy hop on down— it’s time to party like it’s prohibition.

Program partner: SEXposium

U of T Faculty of Music

Featuring stars of the University of Toronto jazz music program.

GALLERY ACTIVATIONS

Live in c5: Swing by the adult coloring book bar, hit the dancefloor, catch some live body painting, or watch our fairy dragmother and Toronto’s fiercest queens serve Once Upon A Tuck realness in the “Whistle While you WERK!” drag show.

Program partner: SEXposium

Out of the Vaults: Explore love and romance with objects from our Egyptian collection.

Giant Digital Colouring Wall: Get creative with enormous digital spraypaint colouring pages from MakeLab! (7-11 pm)

What’s your type? Discover your blood type with Canadian Blood Services.

Out of the Vaults: Uncover the intimate side of some incredible animal specimens. (7:30-10:30 pm)

FEATURED EXHIBITIONS

The Family Camera

Discover the connections between family, photography, and migration with The Family Camera, an exhibition that explores how family photos shape our sense of self, family, community, and nation.

Art, Honour, and Ridicule: Asafo Flags from Southern Ghana

This new exhibition takes a historical and contemporary look at Asafo flags. These flags are the insignia created for the numerous military Asafo companies of the Fante states along the coast of Southern Ghana. Historically, Asafo companies were in charge of the safety and protection of the local community as well as warfare. Today they act as the vibrant core of local communities. Their flags depict narratives of pride, wisdom, and defiant messages to enemies and are sacred objects depicting the spirit and history of a company.

Food Fare

Highlights include: Gushi Foods, Delight Bite, Parka, Curbside Bliss, Haute Eats, Mnandi Pies, Ice Volcano, Young Animal, chau, Phancy Food and Basil Box.

Thank you to our friends at the ROM for gifting Thirty Four Flavours with a pair of tickets to the June 9: Love! edition of Friday Night Live (#FNLROM).

What are the rules when entering the Thirty Four Flavours and Friday Night Live (#FNLROM) Ticket Giveaway?

Simple! Please sign up to Thirty Four Flavours Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thirtyfourflavours, Twitter https://twitter.com/34flavours, or email subscription to enter the draw. When you have signed up please send me a Facebook message, a tweet or email (thirtyfourflavours@gmail.com) telling me what you are excited to see at the June 9: Love! edition of Friday Night Live (#FNLROM).

Deadline for the Thirty Four Flavours and Friday Night Live (#FNLROM) Ticket Giveaway is Wednesday June 7, 2017.

https://www.rom.on.ca/en/whats-on/fnlrom-love#/gallery/recent

Ticket Giveaway: Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s ‘The Seven Deadly Sins’ (Thursday June 15, 2017 at 8 p.m.)

Two great works featuring strings—Barber’s poignant Adagio and Bartók’s riveting exploration of the instruments’ possibilities (the potent third movement appeared on the soundtrack of the classic horror film, The Shining)—share a program with Kurt Weill’s satirical “sung ballet”, The Seven Deadly Sins, starring mezzo-soprano Wallis Giunta in a new, semi-staged production directed by Joel Ivany.

Andrew Balfour: Kiwetin-acahcos (North Star): Sesquie for Canada’s 150th [2′]

Barber: Adagio for Strings [7′]

Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta [32′]

Brecht/Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins (semi-staged) [39′]

Thank you to our friends at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for gifting Thirty Four Flavours with a pair of tickets to the ‘The Seven Deadly Sins’ (Thursday June 15, 2017 at 8 p.m.) performance!

What are the rules when entering the Thirty Four Flavours and Toronto Symphony Orchestra Ticket Giveaway?

Simple! Please sign up to Thirty Four Flavours Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thirtyfourflavours, Twitter https://twitter.com/34flavours, or email subscription to enter the draw. When you have signed up please send me a Facebook message, a tweet or email (thirtyfourflavours@gmail.com) telling me you why you want to win the Symphony tickets.

Deadline for the Thirty Four Flavours and the ‘The Seven Deadly Sins’ Ticket Giveaway is Monday June 12, 2017.

https://www.tso.ca/concert/seven-deadly-sins

www.tso.ca