Toronto's Inaugural Festival of Arts and Creativity
Saturday, June 2
TORONTO, June 2 /CNW/ -
WHAT: WEDDING CEREMONY beats to a different drum during electrifying
opening of the Muhtadi International Drumming Festival. They met
seven years ago at the Muhtadi Drumming Festival; he, a musician
and drummer, she, an engineer, and together, Njacko and Valery
will celebrate their nuptials on stage during the Festival's
opening launch where they first met. Saturday kicks off the
Muhtadi International Drumming Festival's weekend-long celebration
of music uniting drummers, dancers and performers and artisans
from over 20 cultures.
When: 12:00 p.m. Where: Queen's Park
WHAT: Summer of Love Festival brings Yorkville back to the "Swinging
For one day only, Summer of Love transforms the Yorkville
neighbourhood back to its creative and bohemian roots as a boho
mecca that once rivalled San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury and New
York's Greenwich Village.
Love is in the Hair. Matrix hairstylists will be on hand to take
hairstyles back to the 60's by putting a flower in your hair,
bringing in over 1,000 daisies.
Best '60s Flower Child Makeover Contest with Marilyn Brooks (the
Mary Quant of Toronto fashion) as a judge.
The Concert Stage - Yorkville Park's concert stage will feature
major acts performing popular '60s music: Shawne and Jay Jackson
with the Majestics (4:30 p.m.), John Finley and the Checkmates
(2:30 p.m.), Luke and the Apostles and Kensington Market
(1:30 p.m.), the Sunshine Band & Sons (3:30 p.m.), and the
headline act - Sylvia Tyson and her award-winning band Quartette
When: Starts at 1:30 p.m. Where: Bloor/Yorkville Village
ROM's Michael Lee-Chin Crystal Unveiled Tonight. For months, Torontonians
have watched, waited and wondered as the Royal Ontario Museum underwent a
dazzling transformation, and tonight, the dazzling Daniel Libeskind-
designed building is unveiled as part of Luminato's Opening Weekend
Festivities. FREE public admission all night.
When: 6:00 p.m. Where: Royal Ontario Museum
Luminato Media Office: Hours
One King Street West Daily (including weekends): 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
25th Floor, Suite 2507 Media Office Main Line: (416) 994-6112
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