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THE BRIDGING FESTIVAL 2013


Posted on May 26th, by scararts in Featured Programs, Recent News. 2 comments

DATES:  August 15, 20, 23 & 24, 2013

The Bridging Festival returns for a fourth year to the Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park (KGO) neighbourhood in Scarborough, presenting free family-friendly activities with a celebration of art and community.  In 2013, the festival will feature four days of culture and cuisine. On August 15, 20 & 23 there will be evening activities held at and near the East Scarborough Storefront at 4040 Lawrence Ave East. On Saturday August 24, the festival will move below the Lawrence Avenue East Bridge. Attendees will be treated to free food, entertained with performances of dance, music and poetry, and invited to join in participatory arts activities.

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ABOUT THE BRIDGING FESTIVAL

Inaugurated in 2010, The Bridging Festival is a community arts and culture festival which aims to bring communities together in this culturally vibrant neighbourhood while celebrating local leadership, creativity and diversity.  Legacies from the first two events are still evident in the colorful murals painted on the pillars supporting underneath, and on the long concrete walls along the walkway on top of the Lawrence Avenue Bridge.  Photos and videos of the 2012 event can be found here: http://scarborougharts.com/bridge-festival-2012/.

The 2013 Bridging Festival is presented by Scarborough Arts in collaboration with the East Scarborough Storefront, City of Toronto, Scarborough Museum and Toronto Region Conservation Authority.  The Bridging Festival is generously supported by the Department of Canadian Heritage, City of Toronto, Intact Financial, AllState Insurance, Morningside Crossing, CAPREIT and the Scarborough Mirror.

For more information, call 416-698-7322 or email festivals@scarborougharts.com.

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2 Responses to “THE BRIDGING FESTIVAL 2013”

  1. [...] The Bridging Festival  Rope the horses to the caravans and head east to the distant land of Scarborough for the Bridging Festival, a weekend (August 23rd, 24th) celebrating cuisine, art, the environment, and community with free activities in Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park. [...]

  2. [...] Saturday August 24th 2013, The Bridging Festival was held in the Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park neighbourhood in Ward 43 where organizations, [...]

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