Through Time
Sep
9
8:15 PM20:15

Through Time

  • Ismaili Centre Toronto, Social Hall (map)
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Through Time:  Exploring Music, Dance, Poetry and Imagery from the 13th- 17th Century

“Through Time” is an exclusive performance piece developed for the Ismaili Centre Toronto.  The Blue Dot Ensemble will take the audience on a musical expedition from the 17th to the 13th century showcasing the rich multi-cultural interconnected traditions of the Near East to the West.  The evening performance will explore centuries of music, dance, poetry and imagery from Ottoman court dances to early music inspired by the poetry of Rumi and Hafez.

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Global Village at Shakespeare in High Park
Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

Global Village at Shakespeare in High Park

Live Music + Dance + Crafts + Food + more at Toronto's Shakespeare In High Park

Kick off the August long weekend with this FREE family festival devoted to the stories and experiences that make up our Global Village. Join us at the High Park Amphitheatre for a day-long celebration of the land we share with immersive activities including live musical performances, DIY workshops, delicious food tastings, storytelling and more.

FEATURING:
Opening performance from Woodland Cultural Centre • Steelpan drum workshop with Taurean Clarke • Ukrainian craft workshops with Folk camp • Amai Kuda & Y Josephine • Not Far From The Tree cider pressing and kimchi demo with Sang Kim • Kamancello • Blue Dot Band • Neema Children's Choir. (Uganda) • more to be announced!

Info/Full schedule available at: http://bit.ly/csGlobalVillage

No ticket is required for entry | All ages welcome | Event schedule subject to change according to weather

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Canada 150th Party and Open House
Jul
15
2:00 PM14:00

Canada 150th Party and Open House

  • 104 Dawson Rd #102 Guelph, ON, N1H 1A6 Canada (map)
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The Blue Dot Band will at the Canada 150th Party and Open House on July 15, 2017, brought by Immigrant Services – Guelph Wellington. 

Join us on a free performance with the whole band filled with music and dance from around the world on a celebration of the multi-cultural essence of Canadian society.

July 15, 2017 - 2pm to 3pm

104 Dawson Rd #102, Guelph, ON N1H 1A6. 

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Pop Up shows at the Aga Khan Museum
Jun
21
to Jun 25

Pop Up shows at the Aga Khan Museum

The Blue Dot musicians will join dancers from Mahasti for a number of free performances at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada. 

We have three 30-min shows featuring different dance and music styles at the beautiful atrium at the museum. No need to reserve seats.

Wed Jun 21 - 5, 6, 7PM
Sat Jun 24 - 12, 1, 3PM
Sun Jun 25 - 12, 1, 3PM


Aga Khan Museum
77 Wynford Drive
M3C 1K1 Toronto, Ontario

 

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Ottomania - The Blue Dot at Burdock
May
26
6:00 PM18:00

Ottomania - The Blue Dot at Burdock

Influenced by the vision of a shared world culture, The Blue Dot connects the dots between traditions from different corners of the planet, using art, sound and movement as a guiding compass. The show on May 26th will celebrate music and dance traditions of Turkey, featuring our guest percussionist Mehmet Akyazi. We will also explore songs from the Middle East, Greece, Bulgaria and Iran. 

FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017
Doors at 6 p.m., Show at 6:30 p.m. 
$10 in advance, $15 at the door
Burdock
1184 Bloor St. West
Toronto, Ontario

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Premiere at the Small World Music Centre
Apr
23
7:00 PM19:00

Premiere at the Small World Music Centre

Join the Blue Dot Band for a night of world music and dance on our first show in Toronto. We'll take you on a journey exploring Persian Classical songs, Turkish Roma dances, Arabic Bellydance and Folklore tunes from Greece and Brazil.   

SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 2017
$ 20 CAD - At the door (Cash or credit)
7:00pm - Doors open (General sitting)
7:30pm - Showtime
Small World Music Centre
180 Shaw Street - Toronto, ON, M6J 2W5

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All prices in Canadian Dollars. Advance tickets can be purchased using credit card, debit or Paypal on the link above. All sales are final. No refunds. The venue is accessible. For any questions please contact via email at bluedotband@gmail.com or phone at (416) 400-7602. 
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Harem vol 19
Apr
8
7:00 PM19:00

Harem vol 19

The musicians of The Blue Dot band are playing at Harem vol 19, promoted by Mahasti - The Bellydance Emporium in Hamilton, Canada.

The show features dancers from Toronto and Hamilton dancing to live Arabic and Turkish music by our band, in an intimate setting at the Casbah Lounge. We'll also have Paul Georgiou from Troupe Obskurah as our first guest musician.

Join us for a night of music and dance.  

$ 15 CAD at the door

The Casbah
306 King W - Hamilton, ON  

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