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Today in Toronto: Canadian Film Fest, Winona 4ever, Douglas Coupland, Dirty Bingo, Descant, New Chance

Posted by Aubrey Jax / March 25, 2015

today in torontoToday in Toronto discover new and rising cinematic talents at the Canadian Film Fest - who will be the next David Cronenberg? CFF will put the spotlight on low-budget features and shorts from tonight until Saturday. At First Canadian Place, catch a free art talk on Douglas Coupland's Everywhere is Anywhere is Anything is Everything.

Movie night at the Garrison this week is all about Winona (who isn't?) Reality Bites will screen for free at 8pm, with the ultimate teen classic Heathers at 10pm. At the Gladstone, Allysin Chaynes will host Rarely Pure Theatre's fifth Dirty Bingo. Healing Power Records is presenting a great double bill at the Tranzac with New Chance and Mas Aya. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Music

Skrillex's Full Flex Express train to return to Toronto

Posted by Aubrey Jax / March 24, 2015

Skrillex torontoSkrillex's Full Flex Tour, an EDM journey through the great expanses of the Canadian provinces via train, will return in 2015, after 2013's tour was cancelled and the idea was abandoned altogether in 2014. Looks like they must have figured out the logistics of a very expensive concept - though we'll have to wait until summer to see if this one actually arrives. You'll be able to see Skrillex and crew chug through Toronto on July 11 (add that to your dance festival calendar).

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Today in Toronto: Human Rights Watch, Riot Club, Ibeyi, Stephen Bulger 20th Anniversary, Killer Bob

Posted by Aubrey Jax / March 24, 2015

today in TorontoToday in Toronto the 12th annual Human Rights Watch Film Fest opens with The One That Got Away at TIFF. The festival runs until April 2. Want to see the latest spoiled bad boy Brit movie? Innis Town Hall is screening The Riot Club - for free.

Stephen Bulger's West Queen West gallery is turning 20, and the landscape in the neighbourhood's art scene has undergone at least a couple of fascinating waves of change in that time. The exhibit will include photographs from all 40 artists the gallery has hosted solo exhibition for. It's up March 24 - April 25. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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The top 15 events in Toronto for spring 2015

Posted by Aubrey Jax / March 23, 2015

spring events torontoThe top events in Toronto this spring have a lot of competition, from the Naked Bike Ride, the Feminist Porn Awards, and Inside Out to controversial Record Store Day to the start of street festival mania. Yet there's no denying that the festivals or even one day events below are the city's most anticipated this season.

Here are my picks for the top events in Toronto this spring.

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Today in Toronto: Fashion Week, Game of Thrones Trivia, Why Horror?, Old Witch, Blue Coffee

Posted by Aubrey Jax / March 23, 2015

today in torontoToday in Toronto, just as you realize you're sick of your winter clothes and embarrassed by your wardrobe of summers past, Fashion Week will launch March 23 - 27 to limited fanfare locally and internationally. The perfectly coiffed will be at David Pecaut Square, and we'll be there to street style them. The cycle of life goes on. See our guide to Fashion Week 2015 here and get in without an invite by reading this.

If dressing dainty ain't your thing, Why Horror? is screening at the Royal with filmmakers in attendance, Smiling Buddha is hosting a pretty stand out black metal-y show, and Game of Thrones fanatics can test their trivia stuff at the Beaver. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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The top 5 free events in Toronto: March 23-29 2015

Posted by Aubrey Jax / March 22, 2015

Free events TorontoFree events in Toronto this week show a strong running: beyond PBR snowboard block parties and Winona and Bjork tributes, True Stories Told Live are doing a "best-of" (how blogTO). There's an Angela Lansbury jazz tribute at Holy Oak, Sophia Katz will launch her new book The Title of the Book Is An Inside Joke on Saturday at Videofag, and at Great Lakes Brewery you can enter this collectible sale to trade or sell your beer memorabilia for... other beer memorabilia. Or TTC fare.

Here's what to do instead of feeling sad outside of Fashion Week parties in Toronto this week.

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