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DFA 1979 to give away free tattoos at pop-up shop

Posted by Aubrey Jax / September 2, 2014

Death From AboveWant a free tattoo? Want a free tattoo from Death From Above 1979? While Sebastien Grainger and Jesse F. Keeler won't be poised over you with a needle (probably?), Death From Above 1979 is celebrating their comeback album in Toronto by hosting a pop-up shop on West Queen West complete with free ink for a lucky few and limited edition merch for those lucky enough to have cash lying around after OVO. No word yet on what DFA plans to re-name Toronto.

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The top concerts in Toronto September 2014

Posted by Aubrey Jax / September 2, 2014

Concerts September TorontoThe top concerts in Toronto this September will pit Jad Fair against The Cure, as somewhere two sharpied patches once badly sewn onto a black thrift store dress collide for the second time (that somewhere is a garbage dump in Winnipeg). From the summer's final warm-weather outdoor shows to secretive local reunions to metal gigs in dank, historic dives, there's a lot for a music fan to do this month in Toronto beyond pining over VELD missed connections.

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Today in Toronto: Why Can't Minimal, Zeus, I didn't retire, I surrendered, Almost Famous

Posted by Aubrey Jax / September 2, 2014

today in TorontoToday in Toronto you probably want to take it easy, whether you're sore from moving boxes or hammock disasters. If it's the latter I have no sympathy, but either way a couple of art shows and a free outdoor film screening await you. June Records' secret performer turned out to be a free backyard show with Toronto band-about-town Zeus via Arts & Crafts, which is more exciting than Brendan Canning I suppose. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Labour Day events in Toronto

Posted by Aubrey Jax / September 1, 2014

Labour Day TorontoLabour Day in Toronto is your last chance to wear white before risking the ire of the city's fashion police. If the rules are getting you down, run away from your worries to picnic and dance at Electric Island, featuring Jamie XX, Tale of Us, and more. Try not to get barbeque sauce on your white shir- well, nevermind, RIP summer, it's better to burn out than to fade away. Condiments, come at me!

Videofag's Feminist Film Screening Series will show Born in Flames (bring your own snacks). Today and tomorrow are your last chances to gorge yourself at the CNE, and today is the last day to strain your neck watching the air show. Possible excuse to make it a four day weekend? A day of rest and laundry. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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The top 10 events in Toronto for September 2014

Posted by Aubrey Jax / August 31, 2014

september events torontoThe top events in Toronto this September won't allow us much time to mourn the passing (or almost-passing, we hope) of summer. Lit fans will browse books at Word on the Street, runners will honour Terry Fox, foodies will gorge at AwesTRUCK and Dîner en Blanc, and Taste of the Kingsway and Roncy's Polish Fest will bring neighbours together, but then there's TIFF and Mike Tyson, standing over us with fist raised and saying "this is an event."

Here are our picks for can't-miss events in Toronto this September.

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Free events in Toronto: September 1-7, 2014

Posted by Aubrey Jax / August 31, 2014

free events TorontoFree events in Toronto this week won't land you any means of production to take back your life from the people to whom it means so, so little, but they will allow you to meander TIFF's free street festival from September 4-7. Star gazing and lifestyle envy are free as well (warning: actual stalking can land you in financial hot water with the law).

If you're a broke film buff, be sure to scour the TIFF schedules for free screenings, and look online for people selling ticket packages for cheap (beware of scammers). Just kidding - you can't afford a day off work to stand in line.

From Lizzie Borden to Homer Simpson, here's how to live la vida no dinero in Toronto this week.

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