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The top weekend events in Toronto: Nov 28-30, 2014

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 27, 2014

Weekend events TorontoWeekend events in Toronto will knit you up to the ears in craft shows, including an outdoor pop-up in a parking lot near Yonge and Dundas. Fans of EDM mega-parties will don their whitest and most disposable gear to get sweaty at Rogers Centre, and hungry foodies will want to be at Wychwood Barns on Sunday.

Here are my picks for the top events happening in Toronto November 28-30, 2014.

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The top 10 art shows in Toronto for winter 2014

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 27, 2014

Basquiat TorontoArt shows in Toronto this winter serve many purposes, but we are a brutal people once the cold sets in, and a good show fills one certain criteria: it takes our minds off the frozen salted sludge leaking into our boots, be it through challenging paintings or charming miniature dioramas. While the AGO's programming will dominate, Dundas West will be a hot spot for visual art and Union Station will be entering the ring as a makeshift gallery.

Here are my picks for winter's must-see art shows in Toronto.

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Today in Toronto: One of a Kind, Brazil Film Fest, Full Frame, Althea Thauberger, Cellphone, AKIN Crit

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 27, 2014

Today in TorontoToday in Toronto the One of a Kind Show, the year's biggest craft show (not that we're short on craft shows around here), kicks off at the Direct Energy Centre, where it will host 1000 Canadian artisans selling handmade gifts - plus a gift wrapping centre (fancy as the mall!). On a smaller scale Ryerson Artspace at the Gladstone will host the Full Frame Print Sale, including work by artists Max Dean, Robert Burley, Annie MacDonell, Sara Angelucci, and more.

The Brazil Film Fest will run all weekend (Nov 27 - 30) at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. The fest opens with Getulio, the story of President GetĂșlio Vargas's suicide in 1954. If you've been meaning to check out AKIN Collective's crits, MOCCA's invited them to host one at their temporary bar tonight. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Today in Toronto: Run the Jewels, PUBLIC, Punk Rock Bingo, Nonclassical Global, Earth & Sky, OUTrageous

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 26, 2014

today in torontoToday in Toronto head to the Danforth to see El-P and Killer Mike's tag team project Run The Jewels deliver thought provoking hip hop. You also can keep it highbrow as PUBLIC celebrates 50 issues at AGO Jackman Hall, and for music fans looking for something different Nonclassical Global is free at Canadian Music Centre before 6pm. If you're more in the mood for horror, Rue Morgue and Unstable Ground have you covered with a Little Terrors screening of Earth & Sky. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Today in Toronto: Ferguson, Twin Peaks Mural, Gentle Breeze in the Village, True Stories Live, Amanda Palmer

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 25, 2014

Today in TorontoToday in Toronto, did you know Unlovable has a Twin Peaks mural? Tonight is your last chance to check out Justin Cozens' tribute to the cult series. Then two very different films will screen for free tonight: the Japan Foundation is screening Nobuhiro Yamashita's A Gentle Breeze in the Village, while chilling Polytechnique will show at OISE. Amanda Palmer is at Lee's, but I'm not touching it.

Toronto's Ferguson Response is at the US Consulate at 6pm, which is a bit different than the advertised 24 hours. Dress warm and wear black. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Today in Toronto: Caribou + Jessy Lanza, RuPaul Trivia, Heritage Minutes, Culture Club, Mixed Company

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 24, 2014

today in TorontoToday in Toronto a match of remarkable Ontario talents in electronic music will join forces at the Danforth, as Jessy Lanza opens up for Caribou. If your Monday needs something more glam, the Beaver wants to test your Drag Race trivia.

Canadian kitsch-wise, do you miss those Heritage Minute clips? Carlton Cinema is going to show them all, or at least a lot of them. If you can't wait until December to pull out your ugly cat sweater, there's also this. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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