August Events!

There are lots of great things happening this month at Paintbox. Check out some of our upcoming events here! >>> Upcoming Events (aug)

A sneak peek of July at Paintbox…

The Moonwalks

July 12th, 2014

No Cover. Doors @ 9pm

http://themoonwalks.ca/

Check out The Moonwalks right here at Paintbox on July 12th. Playing your favourite covers from The Beatles to Rihanna and, of course, Michael Jackson! No cover. Show starts @ 9pm!
Check out The Moonwalks right here at Paintbox on July 12th. Playing your favourite covers from The Beatles to Rihanna and, of course, Michael Jackson! No cover. Show starts @ 9pm!

Paint Nite @ Paintbox

Wednesday July 16th, 2014

7pm

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Visit the Paint Nite website for more info!

Junior Jazz Jam Ft. the Terra Hazelton Trio

Saturday July 19th, 2014

10am – 11am

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Junior Jazz Jam featuring the Terra Hazelton Trio!

Saturday, July 19, 10:00am-11:00am.

JAZZ.FM9, The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing present Junior Jazz Jam, a free monthly interactive music series for kids at the Paintbox Bistro. The series features six unique educational events for children (age 10 and under) and families during the Paintbox Bistro’s outstanding Saturday morning brunch, allowing families to enjoy an engaging weekend activity in a relaxed environment.

The event on Saturday, July 19th features the Terra Hazelton Trio! Bring the family for brunch! Entertain the kids with a unique jazz experience!

Workshop Description:

Learn how to turn stories into songs!

Sing and clap along with a swinging jazz trio!

Discover how lyrics and music combine for great storytelling!!

Featuring: Terra Hazelton, voice; Nathan Hiltz, guitar; Jordan O’Connor, bass.

Terra Hazelton is an accomplished singer, actress, improviser, radio host, and model.  She grew up in Calgary and became involved theatre and comedy at the age of 14, studying with Keith Johnstone (Loose Moose Theatre, Theatresports). Since then, Terra has played everything from primordial soup to any fairy-tale heroine to a tap dancing sheep, performing children’s theatre and teaching improvisation. Her involvement in theatre would eventually lead her to study musical theatre in New York City at the prestigious American Musical and Dramatic Academy. After moving to Toronto, she was discovered by the late Jeff Healey, and under his mentorship, turned her sights to singing jazz. She has been singing ever since – with his band and her own – and has toured around the world. Healey also instilled in her a love of collecting music – especially records and new songs.

Learn more about Terra at her website: http://www.terrahazelton.com/

For more information on the series, visit www.jazz.fm

Junior Jazz Jam is presented by: The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing

A monthly series designed to foster an appreciation for the musical arts, the Junior Jazz Jam series features a select group of exceptional musician educators from a diversity of backgrounds presenting engaging musical workshops for children. Using the music of a variety of cultures, each Junior Jazz Jam features audience participation including singing, clapping, and dancing as well as the introduction of elementary music concepts.

Junior Jazz Jam featuring the Thompson Egbo-Egbo Trio!

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Junior Jazz Jam featuring the Thompson Egbo-Egbo Trio!

Saturday, June 14, 10:00am-11:00am.

JAZZ.FM9, The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing present Junior Jazz Jam, a free monthly interactive music series for kids at the Paintbox Bistro. The series will feature six unique educational events for children (age 10 and under) and families and will take place during the Paintbox Bistro’s outstanding Saturday morning brunch, allowing families to enjoy an engaging weekend activity in a relaxed environment.

 

The event on Saturday, June 14th features the Thompson Egbo-Egbo Trio!

 

Bring the family for brunch! Entertain the kids with a unique jazz experience!

 

Workshop Description:

Have fun with jazz and technology!

Sing and clap along with a swinging jazz trio!

Sit in with the band and jam using souped up iPads!

 

iJazz is an interactive presentation that combines jazz and technology. It’s Orff meets the high tech world! Thompson Egbo-Egbo and his dynamic trio will perform various songs and demonstrate how they are put together, with plenty of opportunities to sing and clap along. Audience members will able to try their hand at improvisation using special iPads set up to make jamming easy and fun! Come and experience iJazz and give improvising a try!

 

Featuring: Thompson Egbo-Egbo, piano; Randall Hall, bass; Max Roach, drums.

 

Thompson Egbo-Egbo is an accomplished pianist and composer based in Toronto. A native of Nigeria, his family moved to Canada when Thompson was four years old. His musical education has included tutelage at the Dixon Hall Music School, Humber College, and the Berklee College of Music.

 

Egbo-Egbo’s musical Journey has taken him from playing the tuba across Canada with the Hannaford Street Youth Band to performing on stage at the Hackney Empire theatre in East End London with the Canadian production “Da Kink In My Hair.”  He toured with Canadian R&B sensation Ayah and performed with Afro-punk artist Siadah Baba Talibah. He also writes movie scores and composes music for the Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre.

 

Thompson established the Thompson T. Egbo-Egbo Arts Foundation to help children experience music education regardless of their social and economic circumstances. He also runs a program for kids in the Jane-Finch area teaching electronic composition and teaches at the Regent Park School of Music.

 

Learn more about Thompson at his website: http://egbo.ca/

 

For more information on the series, visit www.jazz.fm

Junior Jazz Jam is presented by: The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing

 

A monthly series designed to foster an appreciation for the musical arts, the Junior Jazz Jam series features a select group of exceptional musician educators from a diversity of backgrounds presenting engaging musical workshops for children. Using the music of a variety of cultures, each Junior Jazz Jam features audience participation including singing, clapping, and dancing as well as the introduction of elementary music concepts.

Comedy Show: Arthur Simeon & Friends

June 13, 2014 – June 13, 2014

555 Dundas Street East

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Description:

Arthur is back for his second show at Paintbox, and this time he’s bringing some new funny friends!

Join us on Friday June 13th for a night of laughter and delicious food. This event is sure to sell out!ComedyShow_ArthurSimeon                          Get your advance tickets at brownpapertickets.com  and call now to reserve a spot at Paintbox 647-748-0555.

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Mike Janzen Trio

June 26, 2014 – June 26, 2014

555 Dundas St E

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Description:

mike janzenThey’re back!

Mike Janzen Trio will be performing  tracks from their new album: Metronome at Paintbox on Friday June 6th @ 8pm.

$20 Advance tickets are available here : mikejanzentrio.com

Call 647-748-0555 to reserve your spot. Seating is bases off of 1st come 1st serve.  See you then!

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DMCI Spring Music Gala

Saturday May 31st, 2014

555 Dundas St E

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Description:

A gala evening featuring DMCI Alumni Musicians! Proceeds are supporting the Music Department @ Don Mills Collegiate. Call 647-748-0555 to reserve a table now!

DMCI Music Gala Flyer

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Oasis Vocal Jazz Presents – Simple Gifts

June 7, 2014 – June 7, 2014

555 Dundas Street East

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Description:

Oasis Vocal Jazz Presents “Simple Gifts” – A casual concert of standards & favourites @ Paintbox! Join us on June 7th for a wonderful night. Show @ 8:00pm, reserve earlier for dinner and make a night of it! Spaces are filling up fast call >>> 416-748-0555 to reserve your spot now.Oasis Vocal Jazz

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G – Three Music Series @ Paintbox! June 19th – 28th.


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Jazz lovers unite!

As part of the TD Toronto Jazz Festival Club Series, G-THREE Music and Paintbox Bistro presents the “G-THREE Music Series” starting June 19th through to June 28th featuring an outstanding lineup of artists celebrating a wide range of styles and genres. Nine nights of great music and great food throughout the festival.

Heillig Manoeuvre (friendly contemporary jazz) – Thursday, June 19th / Show @ 8:30pm / Tix $15

Michael Dunston and Dave Young’s “Tribute to Donny Hathaway” (R&B/soul) – Friday, June 20th /Set Times 9pm & 10:45pm / Tix $20

Hilario Duran Trio (Cuban Latin jazz) – Saturday, June 21st / Set Times 9pm & 10:45pm / Tix $30

Barbra Lica (Standards/ Originals) – Sunday, June 22nd / Set Times 8pm & 9:45pm / Tix $30

Jeff King’s Catalyst (fusion)– Tuesday, June 24th  / Set Times 9pm & 10:45pm / Tix $15

Stacie McGregor Quintet (modern/avant garde) – Wednesday, June 25th/ Set Times 9pm & 10:45pm / Tix $15

Alexis Baro Quintet (latin, caribbean jazz, traditional, modern, mainstream) – Thursday, June 26th/ Set Times 9pm & 10:45pm / Tix $15

Anthony Fung Quintet (modern) – Friday June 27th / Set Times 9pm & 10:45pm / Tix $15

Archie Alleyne and Jackie Richardson “Archie’s Final Gig” (jazz and blues) – June 27th / Set Times 9pm & 10:45pm / Tix $30

Website: www.gthreemusic.com

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.ca/o/g-three-6570506831

Due to the high interest in this event, seating is on a first come first serve basis. Call 647-748-0555 to reserve your space now!

Quinn Martin Comedy – Ameriquinn Hustle

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Junior Jazz Jam Featuring AutoRickshaw – April 26th

Saturday, April 26

10:00am-11:00am

Free Admission

Reservations highly recommended. Call 647 748 0555 or Click Here

JAZZ.FM9, The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing present Junior Jazz Jam, a free monthly interactive music series for kids at the Paintbox Bistro. The series will feature six unique educational events for children (age 10 and under) and families and will take place during the Paintbox Bistro’s outstanding Saturday morning brunch, allowing families to enjoy an engaging weekend activity in a relaxed environment.

The event on Saturday, April 26th features Autorickshaw.
Bring the family for brunch! Entertain the kids with a unique jazz experience!

Junior Jazz April 26th , Featuring Rickshaw at Paintbox Bistro

 

Workshop Description:
Step into an innovative world that fuses jazz, pop, and world music. Exciting, educational and entertaining for the whole family. Instrumentation includes voices, piano, bass, tabla and more!

Autorickshaw is: Suba Sankaran, voice; Ed Hanley, tabla;  Dylan Bell, voice, piano, bass
www.autorickshaw.ca

Vocalist Suba Sankaran and tabla player Ed Hanley are joined by multi-instrumentalist Dylan Bell to create contemporary Indo-fusion, rooted in classical south and north Indian music. Autorickshaw has done over 150 school performances, workshops, master classes, and concerts around the world, including performances in Canada, Europe, UK, and India.

For more information, visit www.jazz.fm
Junior Jazz Jam is presented by: The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing

A monthly series designed to foster an appreciation for the musical arts, the Junior Jazz Jam series features a select group of exceptional musician educators from a diversity of backgrounds presenting engaging musical workshops for children. Using the music of a variety of cultures, each Junior Jazz Jam features audience participation including singing, clapping, and dancing as well as the introduction of elementary music concepts.