Set in Memphis Mystery Train (Best Artistic Achievement at the 1989 Festival de Cannes) will screen at TIFF as part of Strange Paradise: The Cinema of Jim Jarmusch. If you'd rather take in some Canadian history with Don Cherry, he'll be at the WWWI 100th Anniversary Ceremony at Black Creek Pioneer Village. Maybe Rob Ford will show up in a pink satin suit? For the pinkos, you know. For more events, click on over to our events section.
Here are your best bets to play Henry Higgins this week in Toronto.
Waterfront Night Market
The free-to-attend T&T Waterfront Night Market is on this weekend at T&T Supermarket. Sample the delights of Asian themed street food while checking out performances, browsing the marketplace, and more - see our photo gallery from last year for an idea of what's in store. The fifth annual night market will be open 6pm-midnight Friday (July 25), 4pm-midnight on Saturday (July 26), and 4-10pm on Sunday (July 25). T&T Supermarket (222 Cherry Street). LI
So no one should be particularly surprised that a squirrel is now running for mayor of Toronto, ostensibly on the implied slogan "nuts not crack." Conveniently, the squirrel in the running has the surname of Squirrel, as I suppose most squirrels do. Does Mayor Squirrel have an official ring to it? Compared to Crack Mayor, yup.
Today in Toronto: Taste of Toronto, Nat Baldwin, Art of the Book, Beerprov, Open Roof, Field Trip Discovery
At The Garrison indie acts Grounders, Fresh Snow, Programm, and Dirty Frigs are all playing a free show - arrive before 9pm for a free beer. The catch? RSVP online. R-less VSP Consignment is celebrating their re-opening on Dundas with live music, and food from Imanishi Japanese Kitchen & Island Oysters, and Wavelength has Nat Baldwin (Dirty Projectors) at Monarch Tavern. For more events, click on over to our events section.
- Food: Taste of Toronto (Fort York)
- Music: Field Trip Discovery Series (The Garrison)
- Film: Open Roof Festival (99 Sudbury)
- Fashion: VSP Summer Party (VSP)
- Music: Wavelength presents: Nat Baldwin Dirty Projectors (Monarch Tavern)
- Art: I never asked to be a role model (Georgia Scherman Projects)
- Music: HugsNotDrugs (TOTA)
- Music: Vire + Face _ Vierance + Animalia (Smiling Buddha)
- Comedy: BeerProv presents "The Draft" (Comedy Bar)
- Art/Books: Art of the Book (Craft Ontario)