Live Art Festival
June 20, 2015
10:00AM – 9:00PM
Check in at Underpass Park
South of 33 St. Lawrence St., Toronto ON, M4A 2W1
StART UNDERPASS PROJECT mural painting
See the progress of artists Troy Lovegates and Labrona work on their large scale mural on 5 large pillars facing Lower River Street, on the east side of Underpass Park. A project of StreetARToronto.
FREE ACTIVITIES: art, music, dance, fun for all ages!
10am- 5pm: Chalk art, stencil printing, face painting, button making
11am – 3pm: Youth mural pillars painting with First Nations artist Phil Cote
11am – 1pm: Wheelchair Basketball (with Playing for Keeps)
1pm – 3pm: Skateboarding demos
PERFORMANCES SCHEDULE, free to enjoy and engage in! *schedule is still subject to change
10am: Smudge Ceremony with Elder Duke Redbird
10:40am: Speeches and welcome
11am: Flash Mob, Extension Room ballet fitness
12:30pm: Brazilian Stilt Performers
1:30pm: Willie Wimple childrens performer
2pm: Zumba in the park!
2 30pm: Flash Mob (2), Extension Room ballet fitness
3:30pm: Zumba (2) in the park!
4pm: Dwayne Morgan, spoken word
4:30pm: Island Dancing, Roots and Branches
11:00am to 3:00pm
Olympian Adam Lancia, member of Canada’s National Gold Medal team at the 2012 London Paralympic Games will help you test your skills at the sport of Wheelchair Basketball.
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Learn some fundamental skills and safety tips for skateboarding from the Toronto Skateboarding Committee.
Toronto Pearson is the Lead Community Partner of Playing for Keeps and is a proud partner of the Toronto Sports Council and Friends of the Pan Am Path. At the airport, we’re in the connections business and we know nothing makes connections better than the combined power of sport and art – that’s why we’re so excited to be involved in this special event.
ARTISTS LIST, Live Painting the Underpass Pillars, east side of Underpass Park throughout the day
JASON BOTKIN (En Masse)
DJ LINEUP, throughout the day on the east side of Underpass Park
Mike Gleeson (Beatdown)
Rich Hope (Bounce)
Andy Roberts (Mixed Signals)
Dave Fathom (Blue gates/on-vacay)
Adrian Hayles (CR8APES.com)
Area Road Closures
- Front St. closed between Trinity St. and Cherry St., from June 1 to Aug. 30.
- Old Eastern Ave. closed between Eastern Ave. and Lawren Harris Square, from April 2 to Sept. 30.
- Cherry St. closed between Mill St. and Front St. from April 2 to Sept. 30.
- Cherry St. closed between Front St. and Eastern Ave., from June 1 to Sept.30.
- Cherry St closed between Lake Shore Blvd and Mill St, from June 15 to September 30.
Please see below for a map of the temporary traffic measures affecting the area;
Mural Routes is a public arts service organization that aims to inspire the creation of extraordinary wall art that prompts community building. StART is a pro-active program that develops, supports, promotes and raises awareness of street art and its indispensable role in adding beauty and character to neighbourhoods across Toronto.