TORONTO, Sept. 30 /CNW/ - On October 1st, Scotiabank will welcome artists and supporters of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche in advance of the all-night contemporary art event taking place on Saturday, October 3rd.
What: The "Pre-Nuit" event will welcome many of the artists of
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2009 and thank them for sharing their
creativity and vision. The evening will feature remarks from key
supporters, and a hint of some of the artistry to come on the big
Who: Chris Hodgson, Scotiabank Group Head, Canadian Banking
Councillor Kyle Rae, Toronto Centre-Rosedale
Honourable Monique Smith, Minister of Tourism
Kathryn Harvey, Artist
Cathy Gordon, the Bouncing Bride, will perform beginning at 5:30
at the King Street entrance to Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2009 Artists
When: Thursday, October 1, 2009
6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.(remarks begin at 7:00 p.m.)
Where: Scotia Plaza, enter at 40 King Street West
Why: Scotiabank Nuit Blanche is a free city-wide sunset-to-sunrise
celebration of art.
For one sleepless night the familiar is discarded and Toronto is
transformed into an artistic playground, as contemporary art
installations are found unlikely places throughout the city. Also,
Toronto museums, galleries, art venues, neighbourhoods and
institutions open their doors for one night only - all night long.
An annual signature event for the City of Toronto,
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche returns on October 3, 2009.
Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad. Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for its charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2008 the Bank provided about $43 million in sponsorships and donations to a variety of projects and initiatives, primarily in the areas of healthcare, education, social services and arts and culture. Visit Scotiabank at www.scotiabank.com.
SOURCE Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations
For further information: For further information: Media contact: Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203