Dance. Drink. Explore.
Kick off your Friday nights on the dance floor with top DJs and live indie artists, or explore our stunning galleries with tasty food and drinks.
Early-bird tickets for #FNLROM: Equinox are available:
Souvenir © Chantal Gibson
The first winner of CTV's The Launch. Staats was selected out of 10,000 applicants to be featured on the show where he was mentored by Canadian megastar Shania Twain. Staats performed ‘The Lucky Ones’, written by Grammy-nominated songwriter Busbee. ‘The Lucky Ones’ topped the Canadian charts as a number one song the day after its release. Staats focuses intently on raising the bar for Indigenous music. Born on the Six Nations reserve and raised in the small town of Brantford, Ont., Logan Staats started writing and performing music in his early teens.
MacCrimmon's love of music from Turkey and the Balkans has taken her far and wide - from the USA to Europe to Moscow and Japan - and garnered her Juno and CFMA nominations. She has worked with a diverse range of musicians from traditional Roman (gypsy) players to avant garde experiementalists. She happily makes Toronto her home where she currently performs with Turkwaz, Zephyr and Bill Westcott. She'll be performing with Zephyr bandmate Demetri Petsalakis.
Toronto Storytelling Festival
Storytime with world renowned storytellers Judith Liberman & Nokugcina Elsie Mhlophe:
Judith Liberman: is a French storyteller based in Istanbul. She fell in love with Turkish culture and the Turkish language and has become one of Turkey’s best-loved storytellers. She hosts weekly shows in Istanbul and tours in Turkey. She has pioneered the Turkish storytelling movement and mentored many emerging tellers through her workshops, weekly radio show, books, and passion for Anatolian storytelling traditions.
Nokugcina Elsie Mhlophe: is a well-known South African freedom fighter, activist, actor, storyteller, poet, playwright, director and author. Storytelling is a deeply traditional activity in Africa and Mlophe is one of a few woman storytellers.She tells her stories in four of South Africa’s languages: English, Afrikaans, Zulu and Xhosa.