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July 9, 2004
Media Advisory: Saturday highlights of the Celebrate Toronto Street Festival
  
What: Toronto's curb-to- curb celebration, the Celebrate Toronto Street
Festival, kicks off two days of free entertainment at five intersections along
Yonge Street.

When: Saturday, July 10, Noon - 11 p.m.

Saturday highlights include:
3 - 3:30 p.m. @ Dundas: Circo Imperfecto (Circus Arts)
3:30 - 3:50 p.m. @ Dundas: AltrEgo Theatre (Street Theatre)
4 - 4:30 p.m. @ Bloor: Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team (Acrobatics)
4:30 - 5 p.m. @ St. Clair: AcromaniAcs (Hand-to-hand Balancing)
6 - 6:20 p.m. @ Eglinton: SWARM (Percussion / Dance)
7 - 7:30 p.m. @ Lawrence: Toronto Pop Idols (Singing Competition)
8 - 9 p.m. @ St. Clair: Opera in Concert (Opera)
9:30 - 11 p.m. @ Eglinton: Hawksley Workman and The Wolves (Rock)

Where: Yonge Street at Lawrence, Eglinton, St. Clair, Bloor and Dundas
intersections

Why: Scheduled for July 9 - 11, 2004, the Celebrate Toronto Street Festival
transforms five intersections along the world's longest street, giving the
right of way to a curb-to-curb celebration of tastes, talent and all that is
Toronto. Yonge Street, where it intersects with Dundas St., Bloor St., St.
Clair Ave., Eglinton Ave. and Lawrence Ave., is converted into a stage for free
entertainment that covers the artistic spectrum. Named the "Best Festival" at
the 2004 Canadian Event Industry Association's Star Awards, this sizzling
summer festival stimulates audiences' senses with hot entertainment to see,
cool music to hear and delicious food to savour. For more information on the
festival the public can visit http://www.toronto.ca or call 416-338-0338.

Media contacts:
At Lawrence: Teresa Spagnuolo, On-site Media Contact, Cell: 416-395-7320
At Eglinton: Tria Urnom, On-site Media Contact, Cell: 416-397-5272
At St. Clair: Corina Tuzi, On-site Media Contact, Cell: 416-395-7327
At Bloor: Heather Kaufman, On-site Media Contact, Cell: 416-395-7405
At Dundas: Michael Irvine, On-site Media Contact, Cell: 416-395-0253



 

 

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