Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR)

Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR)
AIDSbeat 2012

AIDSbeat 2012

October 10, 2012 12:14 ET

Swing Back to the Sixties With Toronto Lawyers for AIDS Research

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 10, 2012) - On Friday, October 12, join Toronto's legal community as they groove back to the Summer of Love for AIDSbeat. Trade in your ties for tie-dye with more than 1,700 party-goers for a battle of the bands musical event supporting the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR). Now in its 17th year, AIDSbeat has raised more than $2 million for CANFAR.

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WHAT: Toronto's legal community comes together for its 17th annual battle-of-the-bands benefit concert, AIDSbeat
WHO: Mark Holmes of Platinum Blonde, Host
Rob Laidlaw of Platinum Blonde, Judge
Sergio Galli of Platinum Blonde, Judge
Cory Lee of Degrassi, Judge
Alan Frew of Glass Tiger, Judge
Drew Hasselback of the National Post, Judge
Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, Guest Performers
AIDSbeat is open to the legal community and general public. Tickets are $40 and available at the door or online at
WHEN: Friday, October 12, 2012
8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
WHERE: Kool Haus, 132 Queens Quay East, Toronto


The Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research is Canada's only independent charitable foundation dedicated to eliminating HIV and AIDS through research. By funding promising Canadian AIDS research and spreading awareness through education campaigns, CANFAR is working to end AIDS globally. Since 1987, CANFAR has awarded more than $18 million to HIV and AIDS research projects. Visit for more information.

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