The event also acts as a fundraiser for Red Shelter. For over 30 years The Red Door Family Shelter has been on the front lines of delivering support services to women and children fleeing violence, refugees, and homeless families in Toronto and the GTA.
Luminato is Toronto's International Festival of Arts and Ideas, It is an annual celebration of the arts , dedicated to performance, visual art, music, theatre, dance, and programming that cuts across traditional art forms...
It is held in numerous venues across the city.
Using found clothing and plaster casts of body parts, Valérie Blass creates work that defies simple definition. She works with models and specific textiles, moulding these materials to create fixed tableaux.
Blass also incorporates casting, carving, and assemblages of objects into her sculptures, drawing on realism, minimalism and Cubism to explore what she calls the “in-between” spaces of abstract, human and inanimate forms.
Pride Parade starts at 2:00pm on Sunday June 25. Ten days of celebration are turning streets into parades, parks into parties and strangers into friends. Over 1.2 million people from around the world. The Festival ends with the Parade starting at the corner of Church St and Bloor, and going down Yonge St to Yonge-Dundas Square.