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December 5, 2003
Aselin Debison performs at the Weekends of Wonder
What: Cavalcade of Lights, presented by Scotiabank, returns as one of the
city's most stunning collection of free holiday events with new weekend
entertainment at Cavalcade of Lights Weekends of Wonder. This Weekend of
Wonder sponsored by Alliance Atlantis Motion Picture Distribution and The
Bay introduces audiences to the film Blizzard. Catch these highlights:

When: Friday, December 5

6 p.m. The Meteors on the ice rink stage
7 p.m. The Spheres by Australia's Strange Fruit, just north of the ice rink on
Nathan Phillips Square
7:30 p.m. Vocalist Aselin Debison will perform three songs from the soundtrack
to the film Blizzard. One of the film's stars, Brittany Bristow, will perform
on the ice rink to her first song. Film director LeVar Burton will also make
an appearance.
7:55 p.m. The Meteors return to the stage to play as the public enjoys public
skating to live music until 10 p.m.

Where: Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen St. W.

Why: New to this year's Cavalcade of Lights calendar is the Weekends of
Wonder. The festive spirit continues every Friday and Saturday evening
(December 5 to 20 from 6 to 10 p.m.) with encore performances of The Spheres
theatrical orbs, unique seasonal wares in the Cavalcade of Lights Marketplace
and family skating parties hosted by Toronto's favourite radio stations. With
so many things for the whole family to enjoy, Nathan Phillips Square is the
perfect December destination.

Also at City Hall:
The sights and scents of Christmas transforms City Hall's Rotunda into an
international marketplace of Yuletide delight including traditional ornaments,
handicrafts, artwork and tapestries from around the world. Sveti Nikolai,
Father Christmas, Sinterklaas and St. Nicholas (Santa Claus' European cousins)
will be on hand to entertain the little ones and Santa Claus may even drop by
to share in the fun and good food. The 39th Annual Christmas Around the World
festival is at City Hall Rotunda, 100 Queen St. W., on December 6 and 7 from
noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

Media contact:
Amber Authier,
Events Supervisor, Marketing,
Toronto Special Events,
Cell: 416-270-8548



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