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Arts

Holiday craft shows in Toronto for 2014

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 16, 2014

holiday craft shows torontoHoliday craft shows in Toronto are only superior to the mall scene if you're shopping for a certain type of person: a person you truly love. Aw. Just kidding though, there's plenty of stuff on hand for co-workers, rando cousins, and secret Santas. I'll be at home reading Waldfogel: even his name is like "bah humbug."

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Radar

Free events in Toronto: November 17 - 23, 2014

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 16, 2014

Free events TorontoFree events in Toronto this week include tons of chances to curl up in cozy movie theatres away from the cold, including ongoing European Union Film Fest and Regent Park Film Fest. Sometimes, though, you'll have to stand in line - wouldn't want you to totally feel like a person. The Toronto Maker Faire will also dazzle you at the Reference Library this weekend with tons of crafty programming, but you can't 3D print money. I asked.

Here are Toronto's capitalism defying events this week. If nothing looks fun, there's free therapy.

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City

What Toronto neighbourhood most needs an LCBO?

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 14, 2014

LCBOWhich Toronto neighbourhood most needs an LCBO? If the question makes your ears perk up and your pulse race, it looks like you might live in the southern portion of the Annex - or at least a lot of eager Annex drinkers were online yesterday evening when we posed the question to our Twitter followers.

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Radar

Weekend events in Toronto: November 14-16, 2014

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 13, 2014

weekend events torontoWeekend events in Toronto is our guide to events happening this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Here's what's happening in Toronto this Nov 14-16, 2014.

Taste of Iceland
Experience a flurry of Icelandic cuisine with a special menu at Luma (350 King St. West) from November 13 to 16. Coupled with free concerts at Horseshoe Tavern, this $55 four-course dinner from guest chef Viktor Örn Andrésson and chefs Michael Wilson and Anthony Walsh promises to be a cool night out. Expect the menu to showcase authentic Icelandic dishes featuring exotic ingredients like Icelandic cod, langoustine and viking skyr. LI

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Film

10 under the radar places to watch a movie in Toronto

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 13, 2014

movie theatres torontoUnder the radar movie theatres in Toronto often don't make it into the city's easily Google-able movie listings like commercial and rep screenings do, but without them the film community would be a shadow of its current self. From small traditional cinema spaces to back alley bike shops, local film makers, programmers, and midsize festivals keep Toronto's micro screening houses busy year round.

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Radar

Today in Toronto: Taste of Iceland, International Book Fair, DDL Anniversary, Short Cuts, Jeff Buckley Tribute

Posted by Aubrey Jax / November 13, 2014

Today in TorontoToday in Toronto you don't have to cross the Atlantic to experience Icelandic culture. Experience a flurry of Icelandic cuisine with a special menu at Luma until Sunday (and a free concert on the weekend). The inaugural Inspire! Toronto International Book Fair will take place November 13-16 at the Metro Convention Centre with over 400 authors on hand, including such heavyweights as Margaret Atwood (but of course), William Gibson, Anne Rice, and Kathy Reichs.

Double Double Land are celebrating their fifth anniversary party, which will carry on over three nights until Saturday. Read our interview with Kensington Market's oldest DIY venue here. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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