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Volume 16 Issue 8 - May 2011

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Beat by Beat / Classical

Beat by Beat / Classical & BeyondOne City, TwoOrchestrasALLAN PULKERTHE THREE LENNYSA Tribute to Leonard Bernstein, Leonard Cohen and Lenny BruceThree icons named Lenny walk into a bar…Well…actually onto the screen, as TJFF celebratesthe lives and careers of three extraordinary artists.Highlights of this 19-part series include the Festival’s OPENINGNIGHT Premiere of Looking for Lenny – a provocative look atirreverent comedian Lenny Bruce and his legacy, with Kitty Brucein attendance – and CLOSING NIGHT – the phenomenal concertfilm Leonard Cohen: Live in London on the Big Screen!INCLUDING:Leonard Cohen: Bird on a Wire – filmmaker Tony Palmer inattendance. Special PresentationMidnight Screening – Night Magic – A pop opera with music byLeonard Cohen and Lewis FureyThe Making of West Side Story – behind-the-scenes at therecording session. Stars Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and José CarrerasLenny Bruce: Without Tears – Fred Baker, filmmaker and friend ofLenny Bruce, in attendanceA Journey to Jerusalem – record of Leonard Bernstein’s historicconcert on Mt. Scopus after the Six Day WarPLUS MUCH MORE!INCLUDES THESE SIX FREE TICKETED SCREENINGS:Leonard Bernstein: Reaching for the Note – evocative portrait of alarger-than-life geniusLeonard Bernstein: A Total Embrace – with special guest AlexanderBernstein in conversation with writer/broadcaster Rick PhillipsYoung People’s Concert – “What Does Music Mean?”Trouble in Tahiti – teleplay of Leonard Bernstein’s operettaLeonard Bernstein’s Candide – starring Kristin Chenoweth andPatti LuPoneWonderful Town – original Broadway hit musical from 1958,starring Rosalind RussellBUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE OR BY PHONEtjff.com | 416-599-8433OR IN PERSON AT ANY TJFF BOX OFFICEDowntown Festival Box Offices(for box office hours see tjff.com)Bloor Cinema – 506 Bloor Street West at BathurstAl Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC – 750 Spadina Avenue at BloorFOR TITLES, DESCRIPTIONS ANDSCHEDULE VISIT tjff.comF Norman Reintamm. PHOTO DON VICKERY12 thewholenote.comMay 1 – June 7, 2011

The Singing Revolution,The WholeNote Hirve Park, Tallinn, September 26 1987.Birthplace of Estonia’s “Singing Revolution.” We will move now to south-western Scarborough,Two Cities, Four Orchestras, a Flutist and herNephew,The WholeNote is a live showthat weaves together on theHammerson Hall stage, threeenchanting ancient Persian fairytales: , , andwith music, narrative and specialeffects. The three stories arewoven together with a mix of thespoken word, classical chambermusic (violin, viola, cello, clarinet,harp, and percussion) andtraditional Persian musicperformed by thewith membersfrom Toronto, Montreal, Parisand Iran. The new score iscomposed and arrangedby .Thank you to our generous sponsors:Hammerson HallThe Living Arts Centre4141 Living Arts DriveMississauga, Ontariovisit our website atTickets also available at the door.Call 905-848-0015for more informationTickets are only May 1 – June 7, 2011 thewholenote.com 13

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