CBC is a proud media sponsor of the Luminato festival! For 10 extraordinary days in June, Toronto's stages, streets, and public spaces are illuminated with arts and creativity. Luminato is a celebration of theatre, dance, music, literature, food, visual arts, fashion, film, and more. It brings together artists from different cultures and genres and includes free and ticketed events celebrating Toronto's cultural diversity and creativity. Come down to see your favorite CBC personalities LIVE as they host Luminato events from June 10 -19.
What: Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts and Creativity
When: June 10-19, 2011
Where: Please click on FREE for a full list of free events and venues.
For more information about ticketed events and the festival, please visit Luminato.
The star-studded line-up includes:
Anne-Marie Mediwake and Dwight Drummond , co-anchors of CBC News Toronto
Hosting a FREE opening night show with The Joel Plaskett Emergency and Beast
June 10 / 8pm @ The Festival Stage, David Pecaut Square at Metro Hall.
Garvia Bailey, host of Big City, Small World on CBC Radio One 99.1 FM
Hosting a FREE show with Yemen Blues and Sultans of String
June 14 / 8pm @ The Festival Stage, David Pecaut Square at Metro Hall.
Matt Galloway, host of Metro Morning on CBC Radio One 99.1 FM
Hosting The Canadian Songbook with Ron Sexsmith and guests
Jun. 15 / 7:30 PM @ Massey Hall - Ticketed event
Plus, see more CBC Personalities hosting these Luminato events:
Shelagh Rogers from The Next Chapter - Ann Patchett @ Al Green Theatre - June 11
Jeff Douglas from As It Happens - They Might be Giants @ Festival Stage - June 11
Michael Enright from The Sunday Edition - Geraldine Brooks @ Toronto Reference Library - June 12
Jian Ghomeshi from Q - Beirut39 At Luminato @ Glenn Gould Studio - June 12
Carol Off from As It Happens - Gravity Radio @ Festival Stage - June 15
Laurie Brown from The Signal - Gravity Radio @ Festival Stage - June 15
Eleanor Wachtel from Writers & Company - Modern Day Shahrazads @ Al Green Theatre - June 16
Denise Donlon - CBC Radio General Manager - The Belle Brigade & k.d. lang @ Festival Stage - June 17