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Radar: David Cronenberg, Sheezer, Fantasia Rising, Church Street's Halloween Block Party, Rocky Horror

Posted by Lauren Pincente / October 31, 2013

Dead RingersToronto events on Thursday, October 31, 2013

FILM | From Within: The Films of David Cronenberg
A retrospective on one of Canada's greatest filmmakers begins tonight with the launch of "From Within: The Films of David Cronenberg." Introduced by Jeremy Irons, a screening of Dead Ringers launches this series of Cronenberg films that will continue throughout the month in conjunction with the Evolution exhibit that opens tomorrow. While you're at the Lightbox, steal a peek at the fourth floor Body/Mind/Change exhibit presented by the CFC Media Lab, where you can get your own Cronenberg-esque POD implant. TIFF Bell Lightbox (350 King Street West) 6:30PM prices vary

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Weekend events in Toronto: October 25-27, 2013

Posted by Lauren Pincente / October 25, 2013

Zombie Walk TorontoWeekend events in Toronto is our guide to events happening this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Here's what's happening in Toronto this October 25-27, 2013.

Toronto Zombie Walk
When the severed head is tossed, Zombie Walk begins. The annual walk of zombies sees the gore-enthused stumble through the city in costume during the 2-hour parade before catching live entertainment in Nathan Phillips Square at 5PM. The zombies will begin to gather in character at 12PM in the square. Whether you're playing a zombie, a terrified normie, or are coming to walk, be aware that the parade starts at 3PM sharp. Nathan Phillips Square (100 Queen Street West), October 26, 2013, 12PM Free

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Radar: International Festival of Authors, Global Cabaret Festival, Drake, Hausu, Evil Dead The Musical

Posted by Lauren Pincente / October 24, 2013

margaret atwood for IFOAToronto events on Thursday, October 24, 2013

FESTIVALS | International Festival Of Authors
Button up your cardigans and pull out your thick framed glasses, the International Festival of Authors is in town. The next 11 days at the Harbourfront Centre will feature readings, talks, interviews and panels with major international authors like Stephen King, Margaret Atwood, Catherine Bush, Douglas Coupland, Helen Humphreys, Elizabeth Ruth, Beatriz Hausner, Anne Michaels, and Andrew Pyper. This year's focus is on young writers with several free artist talks about getting started in the business. IFOA runs until November 3rd. Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West) 8PM prices may vary

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Weekend Events in Toronto: October 18-20, 2013

Posted by Lauren Pincente / October 18, 2013

World Poutine Eating ChampionshipWeekend events in Toronto is our guide to events happening this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Here's what's happening in Toronto this October 18-20, 2013.

The World Poutine Eating Championship
Presented by Smokes Poutinerie, the World Poutine Eating Championship returns to Yonge and Dundas Square on Saturday. Go to watch professionals compete by stuffing cheese curds and gravy down their throats. Join in the competition by consuming some free poutine while you gawk. Dundas Square (1 Dundas Street East), October 19, 2013, 10AM Free

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Radar: The Weeknd, Toronto After Dark Film Fest, Uma Nota, Chuck Palahniuk, A Place of Refreshment

Posted by Lauren Pincente / October 17, 2013

The WeekndToronto events on Thursday, October 17, 2013

MUSIC | The Weeknd
Rolling Stone Magazine said he "radiated emotion" when he performed on David Letterman last week so imagine how good he'll be in Massey Hall. Scarborough singer-songwriter The Weeknd performs at Toronto's best concert venue tonight with a shiny new record deal and a debut studio album, Kiss Land. There are plenty of tickets still available through Massey Hall's website. Find him on our list of Toronto's 25 most famous bands right now. Massey Hall (178 Victoria Street) 8PM $45-$75

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Weekend events in Toronto: October 11-13, 2013

Posted by Lauren Pincente / October 11, 2013

Toronto EventsWeekend events in Toronto is our guide to events happening this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Here's what's happening in Toronto this October 11-13, 2013.

2013 X Avant Music Festival
It's difficult to call a festival "interesting" in a city filled with so many intriguing fests, but X Avant Music Fest is one that is definitely unique. Avant-garde by name and experimental by nature, this festival combines jazz, pop, noise and classical music into seven shows spread out over ten days. Charlemagne Palestine plays trance on piano and the FLUX Quartet will perform a six-hour slow motion rave. See? Interesting. Tickets are available through MusicGallery.org. Various locations, October 11-20, 2013, various prices

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