Summary of Luminato weekend photo opportunities



    
                      (xxx) SPECIAL NOTE TO MEDIA (xxx)
                            ---------------------
    

    TORONTO, May 31 /CNW/ -

    TO ALL MEDIA: to help you keep all of the many Luminato world premieres,
    openings, events and activities coordinated (quite a number of "photo
    opps" and "advisories" have been sent over the past few days) the
    following summarizes Opening Weekend media opportunities. Your support is
    appreciated and we look forward to seeing you at Luminato!

    
    TONIGHT - Thursday, May 31
    --------------------------
    Book of Longing - Dress Rehearsal           7:45 pm      Elgin Theatre -
    ---------------------------------                         Stage Door

    Pulse Front Inaugural Illumination          9:30/10 pm   Harbourfront
    ----------------------------------                        Centre
    World premiere of epic light installation,
    visible from 15 km away, uses 20
    searchlights and the human pulse to create
    light matrix in the sky.

    FRIDAY, JUNE 1
    --------------
    Maiden Voyage of L'Art Boat                 1:30/2 pm    Parliament St.
    ---------------------------                               Slip
    Don't miss the launch of L'Art Boat from
    its Distillery District port of call. The
    ship will be christened, the ribbon cut,
    with all the nautical artists and
    entertainers present plus dignitaries.

    RED CARPET EVENT: World Premiere            6:50 pm      Roy Thomson Hall
    --------------------------------
    Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy)
    Celebrity appearances by co-creators
    Eric Idle and John Du Prez, Peter Oundjian,
    Eugene Levy, Deborah Cox

    RED CARPET EVENT: World Premiere            7:30 pm      Elgin Theatre
    --------------------------------
    Book of Longing
    (xxx)PLUS - personal curtain call by
    Philip Glass and Leonard Cohen at 9 pm(xxx)

    Luminato Gala Launch and FREE Outdoor Concert  8:30 pm   BCE Place,
    ---------------------------------------------             Garden Court
    Performances by: Chantal Kreviazuk,                       outside on
    Molly Johnson, Gordie Sampson,                            Front St.
    Muhtadi International Drummers

    SATURDAY, JUNE 2
    ----------------
    Summer of Love Festival                     1:30 pm      Bloor/Yorkville
    -----------------------                                   Village
    Yorkville turns into the nostalgic boho
    mecca it was in the '60s with "period"
    photos, activities and major local bands.

    WEDDING CEREMONY during electrifying        1:00 pm      Queen's Park
    ------------------------------------
    opening of the Muhtadi International
    ------------------------------------
    Drumming Festival
    -----------------
    Njacko and Valery will celebrate their
    nuptials on stage (where they first
    met!) during the Festival's opening
    weekend launch.

    ROM's Michael Lee-Chin Crystal Unveiled     6:00 pm      Royal Ontario
    ---------------------------------------                   Museum
    The Daniel Libeskind-designed building is
    unveiled as part of Luminato's Opening
    Festivities, with FREE admission all night.
    





For further information:

For further information: Holmes Creative Communications: Beth Sulman:
(416) 628-5602, bsulman@hccink.com; Jessica Gold: (416) 628-5613,
jgold@hccink.com; Sara McLaren: (416) 628-5606, smclaren@hccink.com; Tran
Nguyen: (416) 628-5607, tnguyen@hccink.com

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