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May 26, 2004
Media Advisory: 5th Annual Doors Open Toronto kicks-off at the Royal Ontario Museum Friday Nights
  
This weekend Toronto will open its doors to tens of thousands of people during
Doors Open Toronto. To kick-off the exciting city-wide event, the Royal Ontario
Museum celebrates the 5th Anniversary of Doors Open Toronto during ROM Friday
Nights. Admission is free.

This is the public's opportunity to pick up an official Doors Open Toronto
program guide and to enjoy an innovative performance by Tafelmusik of Vivaldi's
Four Seasons with a global flavour. At 7:30 p.m. a public forum Imagining
Toronto: how do we build a better city? will be held and features the City's
former Chief Planner Paul Bedford, architect Brigitte Shim, building owner
(including 401 Richmond and the Gladstone Hotel) Margie Zeidler and Montreal
architect Claude Cormier. The forum will be moderated by the Toronto Star's
Christopher Hume.

Date: Friday, May 28

Time: Event runs from 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:55 p.m. - Opening remarks: the Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of
Culture, will join host Jeff Goodes, CBC Radio, Fresh Air
6 p.m. - Performance by Tafelmusik
7:30 p.m. - Public Forum Imagining Toronto: how do we build a better city?

Location: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park

Our Web site has a complete list of participating buildings and detailed news
releases. Visit http://www.doorsopen.org for event information and images of
the participating buildings.

Doors Open Toronto is a Signature Program of the City of Toronto Culture
Division.

Media contacts:
Kristen Juschkewitsch, Culture Division, 416-338-0495
(Cell: 647-321-4828)
Linda Irwin, Culture Division, 416-338-0435 (Cell: 416-937-4774)
Jane French, Doors Open Toronto, 416-338-0496 (Cell: 647-321-4827)



 

 

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