The Toronto Motorcycle Show is the biggest manufacturers show in Ontario, with a wide-ranging and exciting line-up of exhibitors that celebrates the motorcycle lifestyle. From the open road, to the track and to the trail, this is a chance for the public to see the newest models, plus the latest in technology, apparel, accessories and touring destinations.
The 2019 “My French Film Festival” runs until February 22nd. It operates like any film festival, except that the viewer doesn’t have to go to the theatre: all films are available for screening online. All shorts are free but a pass is required to view feature-film length for €7.99 (CAD $12.10). Individual films can also be watched at any time for $1.99 Cad $3) An annual, month-long, online film festival it attracted last year seven million viewers across the world. This year, some 30 films, features, shorts and a documentary are being screened. including a few classics. Films compete for an audience award. Ten French feature films and ten French shorts are in competition.
Among the selection is Guillaume Canet's Rock n 'Roll - a successful comedy starring Marion Cotillard, and with an appearance by the late Johnny Halliday. There is also Ava, a first feature by Léa Mysius which premièred at the Critic's Week in Cannes in May 2017, and The Last Metro - François Truffaut's memorable 1980 wartime drama starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Dépardieu.
The Auto Show strives to provide a “Total Automotive Experience”. Over 600,000 square feet of displays, prize giveaways and exhibits! It feature some of the world’s finest automobiles in the Auto Exotica section, a wide array of clean fuel-efficient vehicles in its Eco-Drive Showcase, as well as a Hot Rod Builders Showcase. Lots of cars and motorcycles on display.
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This exhibition, developed in a creative partnership between the AGO and the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans, presents a bold new collection of Thomas’s vibrant, colourful and provocative paintings, silkscreens, photographs, time-based media and site-specific installations exploring how Black women are represented in art and popular culture.
Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires is the first large-scale solo exhibition by this African-American contemporary artist to be staged in Canada. It will spark timely and urgent conversations about race, representational politics, Black celebrity culture and sexuality as seen through a Black queer feminist perspective.