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Eaton Lecture Theatre is housed within the Rogers Communications Center, a part of the Ryerson University in Toronto. The theater-styled lecture room is used for classroom sessions, seminars and meetings. The Toronto Section of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) holds a meeting at the Eaton Theatre on the last Tuesday of every month. Call ahead for more information.
On the student-centric Harbord street lies the Athletic Centre of the University of Toronto. This massive facility has a host of fitness and sports facilities that are state-of-the-art and in excellent condition. Among the programs and activities here are swimming, soccer, indoor and outdoor soccer, aquatics, volleyball, hockey, skating, and squash. Apart from these 'drop-in' programs, the center also has 'registered' programs like yoga, dance, fitness, pilates, and even martial arts. the Athletic Centre also rents out its spaces for community and students activities. There, among other things, a host of gyms, swimming pools, squash courts, and also a dance studio. For further information on rent and other details, please see the website.
The grand edifice of the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre is a reminder of the awesome industrious nature of humans. The four storied structure of the Ryerson University's Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Science cost about USD45 million to be constructed and sits majestically on the corner of Church street and Gould street. This building houses the departments of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics and Aerospace Engineering. The center also hosts a range of events and programs that deal with engineering and architecture. It also plays host to various cultural events. One of the gems in the Ryerson University's crown, the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre is a 'must see' for all who love architecture and man made wonders.
A multipurpose event venue, Ryerson Theatre, is one of its kind in the city. A part of Ryerson University, this theater hosts numerous theatrical performances and is usually frequented by several Hollywood celebrities. Inviting known and unknown artists to perform, this theater has earned a reputation of being one of the best. Apart from theater, this venue is also capable of holding live productions, lectures, product launches, fashion shows and film shoots.
Carabet, pool tables, music, dance, swimming pool and a lively gay scene, Zipperz / Cellblock encompasses each and provides unparalleled entertainment to its stylish patrons. Its theme nights offer free games of pool, classical music by famous piano players and enthralling carabet acts. On other nights, guests can watch drag shows, which are acclaimed as one of the best in Toronto, or tap their feet on the sleek stainless steel dance floor while renowned DJs spin popular tracks. And if you are tired of the performing arts, take a dip in their cool swimming pool or lounge next to it with a mug of beer while you make new friends. This bar is definitely the place to go if you're looking for a trendy party or an active dating scene.
Perfect place for a private party, Bar+ has to offer much more than just karaoke. Located at Yonge Street, it lies just a stones throw away from downtown. Replete with multiple private rooms that sit upto 25 people, Bar+ makes for a great choice to host birthdays, bachelor parties or corporate celebrations. Each room is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video technology, which enables you to have a wholesome karaoke experience and a fun night. VIP room service along with a selection of varied high spirits is also available to go with the singing. Stylish and trendy, Bar+ is definitely the place to head, to have a rocking evening.
The Betty Oliphant Theater is located at 404 Jarvis Street at the internationally acclaimed National Ballet School of Canada or L'École Nationale de ballet du Canada. The school provides the best in ballet training with academic programs and has a international reputation. Nothing less can be expected of the theater named after the school's founder, Betty Oliphant. Hidden behind beautiful Victorian homes, the theater serves as a space for many of the school's productions, functions and training. The theater is modernized and is also rented out as an event space.
The Reilly's is spread over 3 levels with different arenas dedicated to different forms of entertainment. On the first level there's Reilly's Restaurant, the next level is a sports bar with pool tables, darts, and video games. The third level, Third Floor Reilly's is the events venue. Musical evenings with live bands and DJs performing here are lively and exciting and. Parties or private functions can be held here as well.
For a blockbuster fix while on holiday, book a seat at AMC Yonge & Dundas. With an exciting schedule of new releases, great sound and tech systems and menu of must-have refreshments, this is the place to go for fun time in the city. For tickets and more, check out their website.
Carlton Cinema promises a great movie-going experience. Take your pick from the nine screens. For an enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. Private screenings are also possible. For party room rentals, show times, ticket prices, concessions, and bookings call or check the website.
Ideally situated opposite the Eaton Centre, the Ed Mirvish Theatre is billed as Toronto's finest vaudeville house in the 1920s. The façade has changed along with the players that take to its stage. Now, after being a comic theater house, motion picture palace and a contemporary cinema, it has been returned to the look that first made it famous. Canon Theater was formerly Pantages Theater.
Phoenix Concert Theatre has enough rooms to cater to most musical tastes. The Retro parlor has a full stage and DJ booth, along with the club's own Go-Go dancers. Other rooms are designed to create a variety of atmospheres, from the loft, a martini-lounge sofa room, to the main Room, a venue for concerts that has hosted the likes of Sarah Maclachlan and the Smashing Pumpkins. Cover charges vary from night to night, and concerts or guest DJ's will cost more.