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May 2022

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Bodies in Urban Spaces

May 26 @ 7:00 pm

Bodies in Urban Spaces is a moving trail choreographed for a group of local dancers. The colourfully-clad performers use their bodies to explore, and respond to, the city’s architecture, leading audiences on a breathtaking tour through Toronto's streets.

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The Street Summit

May 27 - May 28

On May 27th & 28th, 2022, The Bentway’s season kicked-off with The Street Summit, a two-day event hosted at The Bentway’s Strachan Gate that challenged traditional understandings of city streets and asked how we can create a more inclusive, equitable, and joyful public realm. Equal parts conference, workshop, artistic intervention, and celebration, this free public event assembled local and international neighbours, urbanists, designers, researchers, city-builders, and artists alike to collectively explore familiar arteries and their potential for broader social, cultural, and…

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The Street Summit – Day 1

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A free, two-day event hosted at The Bentway’s Strachan Gate that challenges traditional understandings of city streets.

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Bodies in Urban Spaces

May 27 @ 7:00 pm

Roving Performance REGISTER HERE >> Arriving in Toronto for the first time after being performed in more than a hundred cities worldwide, Bodies in Urban Spaces is a moving trail choreographed for a group of local dancers. The colourfully-clad performers use their bodies to explore, and respond to, the city’s architecture, leading audiences on a breathtaking tour through Toronto's streets. As passersby join in, the collective experience grows, setting in motion a chain of temporary physical interventions. Performers’ bodies, entangled…

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The Street Summit – Day 2

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A free, two-day event hosted at The Bentway’s Strachan Gate that challenges traditional understandings of city streets.

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Bodies in Urban Spaces

May 28 @ 2:00 pm

Bodies in Urban Spaces is a moving trail choreographed for a group of local dancers. The colourfully-clad performers use their bodies to explore, and respond to, the city’s architecture, leading audiences on a breathtaking tour through Toronto's streets.

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Bodies in Urban Spaces

May 28 @ 7:00 pm

Bodies in Urban Spaces is a moving trail choreographed for a group of local dancers. The colourfully-clad performers use their bodies to explore, and respond to, the city’s architecture, leading audiences on a breathtaking tour through Toronto's streets.

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June 2022

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Roller Skating at The Bentway with SUSO Skate Co.

June 8 - August 21

Mark your calendars! SUSO Skate Co. (formerly Retro Rolla Skate Club) is returning to The Bentway on June 8. More information about how to reserve your roller skates is coming soon to susoskateco.com.  

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Workshop: Direct Dyeing Banana Banners

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join artist Robin Van Lear and help create vibrant decorations for the Moko Jumbie Mas Camp, and learn the art of silk dyeing!

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WEEPING CONCRETE

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

WEEPING CONCRETE is a site-specific project for a trio of performers across two towering scaffolds; asking us to reflect on the streets as we know them and imagine what they might be.

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Workshop: Shibori Silk Dyeing ‘Caribbean Sea’ Banners

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join artist Robin Van Lear and help create vibrant decorations for the Moko Jumbie Mas Camp, and learn the art of silk dyeing!

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WEEPING CONCRETE

June 12 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

WEEPING CONCRETE is a site-specific project for a trio of performers across two towering scaffolds; asking us to reflect on the streets as we know them and imagine what they might be.

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Moko Jumbie Mas Camp

June 18 - July 17

Join Michael Lee Poy, the Moko Jumbie Mas Camp artists, camp participants, and their families for a jubilant community Carnival parade centering balance, regalia, joy and emancipation – travelling along the sidewalk around Canoe Landing Park.

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And With

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

And With is a sound walk that invites audiences and passersby to hear the sounds and textures of The Bentway, the streets nearby, and the rumbling urban artery above like never before.

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And With

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

And With is a sound walk that invites audiences and passersby to hear the sounds and textures of The Bentway, the streets nearby, and the rumbling urban artery above like never before.

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Workshop: And With – Meet Us and Play The Bentway!

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join artists and creators Germaine Liu and Mark Zurawinski for an intimate, interactive sound workshop.

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July 2022

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Nightwalks with Teenagers

July 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Nightwalks with Teenagers is a performance-in-motion created in collaboration with local young people who plan, design and lead public excursions through the city at night, sharing their favourite parts of the neighbourhood around The Bentway.

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Nightwalks with Teenagers

July 15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Nightwalks with Teenagers is a performance-in-motion created in collaboration with local young people who plan, design and lead public excursions through the city at night, sharing their favourite parts of the neighbourhood around The Bentway with adult members of the community.

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Nightwalks with Teenagers

July 16 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Nightwalks with Teenagers is a performance-in-motion created in collaboration with local young people who plan, design and lead public excursions through the city at night, sharing their favourite parts of the neighbourhood around The Bentway with adult members of the community.

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Moko Jumbie Parade

July 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Michael Lee Poy, the Moko Jumbie Mas Camp artists, camp participants, and their families for a jubilant community Carnival parade centering balance, regalia, joy and emancipation – travelling along the sidewalk around Canoe Landing Park.

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August 2022

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The Bentway Block Party

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Bentway Block Party is back! This day-long, free, celebratory street party across The Bentway site includes musical performances, family-friendly games and workshops, food and drink, and much more.

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The Bentway Block Party

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Bentway Block Party is back! This day-long, free, celebratory street party across The Bentway site includes musical performances, family-friendly games and workshops, food and drink, and much more.

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Communal Picnic – August 18

August 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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October 2022

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Howl’oween at The Bentway

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Halloween is going to be one for the dogs! After a three-year paws, The Bentway is bringing back our favourite four-legged neighborhood event, Howl’oween. Sponsored by Bone & Biscuit, The Bentway is inviting all local dogs and their owners to participate in a costume contest and Pup Parade, complete with amazing prizes, music, a festive photo selfie station, warm drinks, and local fur-endly vendors.

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November 2022

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Communal Table 2022

November 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Depanneur and The Bentway are back this summer for the fourth year of diverse and delicious food events. The 2022 Communal Table series is bigger and better than ever, with 20 events running from June 16 to August 23. Communal Dinners are family-style meals served and shared at 10 tables of 6 guests. Guests are asked to bring their own plates and cutlery. Tickets must be purchased online in advance, up to 48 hours prior to the event, or until they sell out. Seating begins at 6:00pm and dinner is…

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