Docs

TIFF to celebrate Bell Lightbox opening with ‘block party’

The opening of Toronto's Bell Lightbox theater complex, the new hub of activity for the Toronto International Film Festival, will be fêted with a 'block party' celebration on September 12.
August 31, 2010

The opening of Toronto’s Bell Lightbox theater complex, the new hub of activity for the Toronto International Film Festival, will be fêted with a ‘block party’ celebration on September 12. From 11am to 4pm, musical performances from artists including indie faves The Sadies and Twilight star Jackson Rathbone’s band 100 Monkeys, will take place on Toronto’s King Street, while in the theater, various shorts will be presented, as will the Essential Cinema exhibition. TIFF will offer free admission to the building for the day, following the official ribbon cutting.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

Menu

Search