This week’s happenings: 4 see-them-while-you-can events to catch this week

Jan 14 2013 by
Categories : Culture


TORONTO: OH, WOODY
Status: Starts this week
What: The first in a monthly lecture series on the iconic American filmmaker,

Woody Allen: Past and Present, starts tonight, focusing on themes in the Allen rom-com canon from
Annie Hall to
Midnight in Paris.
When: Jan. 14, 7 to 9PM; and every Monday till Feb. 11.
Where: Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Ave., Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes: A weekly rundown of Allen’s work spanning
 Take the Money and Run from the late ’60s, to the 2008 personal fave,
Vicky Cristina Barcelona, and beyond. Tickets are $12; $6 for students.
TORONTO: OF PASSION AND POLITICS
Status: Closing this week
What: 
Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics, and Painting, the AGO’s exhibit of more than 80 works by the two artists during post-revolutionary Mexico, closes this Sunday.
When: Closes Sunday Jan. 20.
Where: Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St. W., Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes:Featuring paintings and photographs by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, the married couple who documented their passion for Mexican revolutionary culture during the 1920s and 1930s.
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TORONTO: BOND, JAMES BOND
Status: Closing this weekend
What: The largest exhibition devoted to the fictional British spy,
Designing 007:Fifty Years of Bond Style, wraps up its North American premiere this weekend.
When: Closes Sunday Jan. 20.
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W., Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes: From London’s Barbican Centre with love, comes the costumes, storyboards and gadgets (including Sean Connery’s Anthony Sinclair overcoat from 1962’s
Dr. No) dating back five decades of the iconic film franchise.
MONTREAL: ALORS ON DANSE
Status: Sunday dance break
What: Grab your ballet shoes: The
Société de transport de Montréal will be offering free dance classes at the Place-des-Arts métro station this season.
When: 2PM on the first and last Sunday of each month through to April.
Where: Place-des-Arts métro station, Montreal.
Buzzworthy notes: What’s your fancy, Fred Astaire? The one-hour dance classes include swing, flamenco, salsa and tango.
Olé!
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Categories: Culture