ArtsVote Mayoral Arts Debate

On Monday, September 29, join ArtsVote at TIFF Bell Lightbox for the Mayoral Arts Debate and hear from Toronto’s leading mayoral candidates as they debate the role of arts and culture in our city.

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The Mayoral Arts Debate will be moderated by Damian Abraham, lead vocalist of Toronto band Fucked Up. Mayoral candidates who have confirmed their participation are Olivia Chow, Ari Goldkind, and John Tory. Mayor Rob Ford has been invited to participate as well.

UPDATE (Sept. 16): Morgan Baskin has confirmed she will participate at the Mayoral Arts Debate. Doug Ford has been invited to participate as well.

Date: Monday, September 29
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 PM
Location: Cinema One, TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West (map)
Tickets: free general admission seating. Box office opens at 10:00 AM. Doors at 11:30 AM.

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Click here to download the press release.

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2 comments on “ArtsVote Mayoral Arts Debate
  1. Randy says:

    Is the event being streamed, and by whom/what is the URL?

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