The event’s organizers, Habitat for Humanity @ UofT, Eyes of Hope, the Arab Student Association and Take Action! held auditions last month and have come up with a bevy of performers, all students at U of T. Philip Chen, Co-President of Take Action!, has high hopes for the night. “There are so many exciting acts. We have a jazz improv solo and a top-notch pianist playing a contemporary piece. We also have a singer, guitarist and cultural dance. Finally, we have an unique act that includes unicycles and music.”
Jake Reynolds, the night’s guitarist/vocalist, is excited to be a part of Talent Explosion. “It’s a really great opportunity to be perform with such talented people, and all for a great cause.”
The event’s hosts will also be providing exciting add-ons to the night’s festivities. Raffle prizes for various local Toronto eateries are among the prizes to be claimed, and the night’s competitors will be vying for cash-prizes.
Still, the focus remains on bringing awareness to a very important cause. Chen says, “I hope the audience feels that watched some of the best talents at UofT and understand more about Habitat and our Habitat for Humanity project.”
Tickets are $10 at the door at the George Ignatieff Theatre, 1 Devonshire Place, or at Robarts and Bahen (SF caf) on Thursday and Friday, between 11-4 and 11-2, for $7. Tickets can also be bought online at www.uofttalentexplosion.eventbrite.com. For more information, visit http://eyesofhope.skule.ca/habitat/.