Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Today at Luminato!

             Toronto's Inaugural Festival of Arts and Creativity

                               Sunday, June 3

    TORONTO, June 3 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:  Gallery Opening Reception with Academy Award(R) nominee
           Atom Egoyan
           Luminato celebrates the world premiere of Auroras/Testimony, a
           simultaneous video exhibition featuring two original works by
           acclaimed filmmakers Egoyan and Kutlug Ataman. Egoyan will attend
           a private reception held at the Distillery Historic District, and
           between 4:00 and 4:30 p.m., an exclusive "In Conversation" takes
           place with Atom Egoyan and AGO Director Bruce Ferguson.

           When:  3:30 p.m.           Where: Artcore Gallery/Fabrice
                                      Marcolini Gallery
                                      Distillery District (55 Mill Street)

    WHAT:  The spectacular finale to the Muhtadi International Drumming
           Today is the culmination of the weekend-long Festival
           uniting drummers, dancers and performers in a colourful
           kaleidoscope of music, costumes, international cuisine and
           artisans from over 20 cultures.

           When: 12:00 p.m.           Where: Queen's Park

    WHAT:  Toronto's Parachute Club collaborates with Telmary
           Legendary fusion band, Parachute Club led by Canadian rock icon,
           Lorraine Segato reunites for one night only with Latin/Jazz artist
           Telmary to produce an extraordinary FREE evening of music.

           When: 9:30 - 10:30 p.m.    Where: Lula Libre Stage, Distillery
                                      Historic District


    "Live Painting" gets underway as renowned artist Carlito Delceggio paints
    the initial strokes of his spontaneous work of art on a massive
    67 ft. X 50 ft. canvas suspended on the side of Hotel Le Germain. The
    best location to capture Carlito in action is on the L'Oreal Paris
    Terrace directly across from the hotel.
           When: starting 5 p.m.      Where: Hotel Le Germain (30 Mercer St.)

For further information:

For further information: Beth Sulman, (416) 628-5602,; Sara McLaren, (416) 628-5606,; Jessica
Gold, (416) 628-5613,; Tran Nguyen, (416) 628-5607,

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