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January 5, 2005
WinterCity taps into the rich diversity of Toronto's creative expression
  
What:
Toronto is a great place to be at any time of year, but the WinterCity Festival
offers the perfect opportunity to get out and appreciate something new and
exciting about our home during the winter months. Join Mayor Miller and guests
to announce the WinterCity Festival 2005 highlights and Winterlicious
restaurant promotion, including a live performance by members of the Canadian
Opera Company.

When:
Thursday, January 6, 11 a.m.

Who:
Mayor David Miller
Councillor Brian Ashton, Chair of the Economic Development and Parks Committee
Richard Bradshaw, General Director, Canadian Opera Company (COC)
Michèle Bogdanowicz, COC mezzo-soprano
Susan Ball, COC pianist
David Mirvish, Producer, Mirvish Productions
Beth Horowitz, President and General Manager of AMEX Canada Inc.

Where:
Toronto City Hall, Members' Lounge, 100 Queen St. W., 3rd Floor

Why:
The second annual WinterCity Festival, presented by the American Express
Foundation, is a 14-day city-wide celebration of Toronto's culture, creativity,
cuisine and incomparable diversity of spirit. Running from January 28 to
February 10, 2005, this festival dares audiences to forget the weather and join
the party in the world's coolest city. With stellar free indoor and outdoor
programming, the hugely popular prix fixe restaurant promotion Winterlicious
presented by American Express, plus tons of winter events and discounts at
Toronto's attractions, WinterCity provides the perfect opportunity for tourists
and locals to sample the city's vibrant arts scene.


Media contacts:
Amber Authier, Event Supervisor, Marketing, Toronto Special Events,
416-395-7318, aauthie@toronto.ca
Kimberly Bain, Event Supervisor, Marketing, Toronto Special Events,
416-395-7411, kbain@toronto.ca



 

 

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