ArtsVote 2018

Join us Monday, September 24th for the Mayoral Arts Debate 2018 , at TIFF Bell Lightbox, 10 am – 11 am.
Be there for the first public debate of the 2018 election – admission is free, but register for your spot at to avoid being turned away. Have your voice heard, tweet the question YOU want to ask to @artsvoteyyz – up to 3 questions for the candidates will be selected from Twitter submissions.

Debate Candidates:  Sarah Climenhaga, Saron GebresellassiJennifer Keesmat,

candidate Gautam Nath,

and Mayor John Tory

Debate moderated by: TIFF’s Vice President of Advancement Maxine Bailey 

Visit our Eventbrite page  for more details and to book your seat!


A Message from ArtsVote:

In final prep for the Mayoral Arts Debate 2018 please see below for important event and ticketing updates:

Advance Ticket Information:

Advance tickets are available online only through Eventbrite
Eventbrite will stop accepting orders 24 hours prior to the event start time
The TIFF Box Office does NOT have access to sales or redemptions for this event

Day Of Ticket Information:

·  Everyone attending the Debate MUST have their Eventbrite ticket (printed or on a mobile device) with them on Monday September 24, 2018

·  Eventbrite tickets must be redeemed for official venue tickets starting at 9:00am on the day of the debate at the Ticket Pick Up Table in the lower lobby

·  The TIFF Lobby and the Ticket Pick Up Table open at 9:00am on the day of the Debate

·  In the event that the debate is sold out, some rush tickets may be available in person at the Ticket Pick Up Table after 9:30am (no guarantees)

·  Eventbrite tickets not redeemed by 9:30am on the day of the debate will be released for rush tickets.


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