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August 19, 2013
Program lineup to be announced for Toronto's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2013
City of Toronto representative Councillor Gary Crawford (Ward 36 Scarborough Southwest) together with Gaëtane Verna, Director of the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery and member of the Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Artistic Advisory Committee, and Jacqueline Ryan, Vice President of Sponsorships and Partnership Programs, Scotiabank, will announce the programming schedule for October's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche in Toronto.

Date: Wednesday, August 21
Time: 10 a.m. - remarks and photo opportunity
Location: Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E.
Parking: Paid public parking is available in the underground lot beneath the Daniels Spectrum - enter via Sackville Street south of Dundas Street. There is also street parking in the area.

Art work on display will include "Toaster Work Wagon" by Kim Adams, "The Chess Set" by Blandford Gates and "Xiluodu Dam at Night" - an excerpt from the documentary film "Watermark" - by Jennifer Baichwal, Edward Burtynsky and Nicholas de Pencier.

The curators for some of the City-produced exhibitions will attend and be available for interviews. They include Ivan Jurakic, Director/Curator, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, and Crystal Mowry, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery. Some of the participating artists will also be available for interviews.

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche is Toronto’s annual all-night celebration of contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto’s arts community. Since 2006, the event has featured more than 850 official art installations created by nearly 3,500 artists and has generated more than $138 million in economic impact for Toronto.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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