Luminato Festival - Taste of the Beach
Tickets & Availability: Free entry, Each culinary delight is priced at $5.00
Luminato Festival’s much-loved mass food experience will return to the heart of the Festival, with TASTE OF THE BEACH located at the Festival Hub at David Pecaut Square on Saturday, June 7th. Local chefs will be paired with Luminato Festival artists to present a themed menu of barbecue foods accompanied by a live afternoon performance.
TASTE OF THE BEACH takes place at CARDBOARD BEACH, an interactive installation designed by internationally renowned Cuban art collective, Los Carpinteros. CARDBOARD BEACH will envelope the Festival Hub in an immersive faux beachfront, complete with umbrellas, deck chairs, changing booths, and breakwaters, creating the illusion of a sunny oasis at the heart of Toronto’s urban core for the duration of the Festival.
The Festival Hub at David Pecaut Square will be a fully licensed site and the home of the Luminato Lounge featuring Parts & Labour.
Participating Luminato Festival artists:
● K.K. Barrett
● Steven Page
● Brennan Hall
● Alejandra Ribera
● Mary de la Paz / Interactivo
● Los Carpinteros
● Aline Morales
● Richard Blair / Sidestepper
● Louise Lecavalier
● Saidah Baba Talibah
● DJ Sound Culture (Chicago)
● Paola Solorzano of Santo Pecado Catering
● Luis Valenzuela of Carmen
● Jason Rees of Pork Ninjas
● Daniel Holloyway and Marie Fitrion of Urban Acorn
● Yumiko Kobayaski of Wind Up Bird Cafe
These specially created foods will be available for $5 each at TASTE OF THE BEACH.
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ABOUT The Luminato Festival
Luminato Festival is Toronto’s international multi-arts festival for people open to having art change their outlook on the world. For 10 days each June, Luminato Festival transforms Toronto’s theatres, parks and public spaces with hundreds of events celebrating theatre, dance, music, literature, food, visual arts, magic, film, and more.
Luminato Festival is a charitable, not-for-profit, cultural organization whose vision is to commission and present significant local, national, and international programming that reflects Toronto as a crossroads of ideas, cultures and traditions. Now in its 8th year, Luminato Festival has become one of North America’s leading arts festivals. The Luminato Festival runs June 6-15, 2014. luminatofestival.com
Luminato Festival gratefully acknowledges the generous support and vision of its Founding Luminaries, SuperNova donors, and Patron Circle Members. The Festival would not be possible without the support of our Partner in Creativity, L’Oréal Canada. Luminato Festival also proudly acknowledges the support of its Founding Government Partner the Province of Ontario, as well as the Government of Canada, the City of Toronto, and the Ontario Arts Council.
Luminato Festival Partner in Creativity: L’Oréal Canada
Luminato Festival Presenting Partners: Kia Canada, City of Toronto, President’s Choice® black label Collection and Manulife Financial
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