Nuit Blanche 2018: 3am to 7am

SPECIAL EVENT

Nuit Blanche 2018: 3am to 7am

Date: Sat Sept 29, 2018, 07:00 PM - Sun Sept 30, 2018, 07:00 AM
Price: Free

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Free shuttle runs every 30 minutes starting at 7 pm (every hour after 3 am)
Loop 1: Royal Ontario Museum – Ontario Science Centre – Aga Khan Museum
Loop 2: Lawrence East SRT Station – Aga Khan Museum – Ontario Science Centre


Enjoy an unparalleled night of art, music, storytelling, comedy, and dance hosted by the Aga Khan Museum, the Aga Khan Park, and the Ismaili Centre, Toronto.

 

This year’s program, Arrivals and Encounters, invites you to contemplate what it means to live in a city of constant change, through the work of more than 80 artists, in over 30 performances and two installations, across 10 unique spaces.

 

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A - Toronto Council Fire Teepee
B - Yurt (grass area)
C - Yurt
D - Airstream
E - Reflecting Pools
F - Diwan Patio
G - Ismaili Centre, Toronto Social Hall
H - Yurt
I - Auditorium
J - Bellerive Room
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A - Toronto Council Fire Teepee 
Jam sessions led by various artists. The audience is invited to join.

 

B - Yurt (grass area) 
3:15–4 am: The Music Gallery presents FAWN Chamber Creative. FAWN will present a new conceptual work of dance-theatre, directed and designed by Amanda Smith, and performed by dancer/choreographer Joey Eddy and modular electronic artist ACOTE.

 

C - Yurt  
3:30–4:15 am: Kobèna Aquaa-Harrison interweaves ancient grooves and urban traditions featuring his hand-built instruments.
5–5:45 am: Kamanche player Shahriyar Jamshidi presents vocal songs from Kurdistan.

 

D - Airstream 
7 pm–7 am: Brian Solomon, Gemini-nominated Anishinaabe creator, transforms an Airstream trailer, and through both dance and story he offers each visitor a unique encounter in a performance piece called CHIKANISHING CREEK.

 

E - Reflecting Pools 
7 pm–7 am: Art installation by Javid a.k.a. JAH, titled The Mingling of the (two) Oceans, inspired by sacred geometric representations of Vedic origin and Islamic patterns.

 

F - Diwan Patio 
6–7 am: Welcome the sunrise with Native Women in the Arts. Dawn and Shawna Redskye offer their blend of haunting blood harmonies, guitar, and banjo. Rosary Spence brings her time-honoured Aboriginal rhythms. 

 

G - Ismaili Centre, Toronto Social Hall 
No programming

 

H - Yurt 
4:15–5 am Moskitto Bar with special guests brings their mix of Middle Eastern deep soul, Ukrainian/Balkan flavour, and Celtic/Gypsy melodies.

 

I - Auditorium 
5–7 am: Raag-Mala Toronto presents early morning melodies with Shantanu Bhattacharya on vocals, Ashis Sengupta on tabla, with Durba Bhattacharya on harmonium.

 

J - Bellerive Room
7 pm–7 am: Video installation by Simin Keramati, titled Insomnia, hints that something is about to happen during a typical afternoon in Tehran.

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Government Partners


Ontario Arts Council, City of Toronto


Corporate Partners


Wynford Green, Modern Niagara


Major Partners


Ismaili Centre, Aga Khan Park, Culture Days, Toronto Council Fire, Ontario Science Centre


Programming Partners


Raag Mala Toronto, Rumi Canada, Native Women in the Arts, Tafelmusik, Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto, The Music Gallery, Batuki Music Society, Wavelength Music, Canadian Arabic Orchestra

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