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The top weekend events in Toronto: March 6 - 8 2015

Posted by Aubrey Jax / March 5, 2015

Weekend events TorontoWeekend events in Toronto give you a ton of ways to celebrate the birth of our iced-over city. If you're more in the mood for extreme vintage shopping or stuffing your face candy and watching cult movies than partying, we understand, and we're here to help. Read on.

Here are my picks for the top events happening in Toronto March 6-8, 2015.

Happy Birthday Toronto (March 6, Steam Whistle Brewery)
Toronto turns 181 years old on Friday, which makes us more or less of a punk. Drink to our continuing history at the official bash at Steam Whistle, or stare out your window forlornly waiting for summer. Whichever sounds like more fun. Either way, bottoms up to the history of the 6.

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Today in Toronto: Sushi Fest, I for Iran, Sketch Comedy Fest, Death to Vag Halen, FITF, Colin Boyd Shafer

Posted by Aubrey Jax / March 5, 2015

Toronto Sushi festivalToday in Toronto the First Annual Toronto Sushi Festival will run until tomorrow at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Touting itself as Canada's largest sushi fest, we'll all have to see if it's unfun or pretty good (will you risk it?). $30 gets you five food tickets. At TIFF the I for Iran festival, curated by Iranian filmmakers, is screening a can't-miss retrospective until until April 3rd. Check out the programming here.

The Sketch Comedy Festival kicks off today until March 15th, if your funny bone is hurting for attention. Future is the Future's online clothing shop for guys and gals is throwing a party, while, speaking of future, the new Fresh & Future weirdo electronic music series is back on Bloor at Bassline. On this month's line up are Sexy Merlin, Zoo Owl, Kovacevic, and Baalam x S/ck F/sh. Before 11pm both drinks and cover are $5. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Today in Toronto: Aga Khan for Free, Smiths is Dead, Tell Me Something Good, Office Space, Zata Omm

Posted by Aubrey Jax / March 4, 2015

today in TorontoToday in Toronto you have amazing choices for free ways to pass your time. First, big news for art lovers: the brand new Aga Khan Museum for Islamic art has launched Free Wednesdays Initiative: admission is free between 4-8pm. Check out our photo gallery here. Movie Night at the Garrison is back on Dundas West with Office Space and Beavis and Butthead Do America.

But like. Stuff sucks, hey? Lean in to the winter. Tuck your head into Unlovable to hear all Morrissey, all night. Toronto has some fucked up monthlies, but this mad journey into Smiths territory might top the list. It's free, because no one would pay for this kind of misery. Or would they... Erotic story telling monthly and podcast Tell Me Something Good returns at the Gladstone, so your tantalizing/hilarious sexy stories will be rated by a panel of judges - finally. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Today in Toronto: Born in Gaza, St. Vincent, Nosferatu, You're Not Here, In Memory of Sumaya Dalmar

Posted by Aubrey Jax / March 3, 2015

Today in TorontoToday in Toronto St. Vincent will perform in Toronto for the first time since last summer, and she'll be back at the Danforth Music Hall tomorrow night too. Cinema Politica will present the Toronto premiere of Born in Gaza, a documentary that follows the lives of ten children scarred by violent conflict. At Daniel's Spectrum, the Feminist Art Conference (FAC) begins its a month-long exhibit of feminist art for International Women's Day.

A memorial for murdered Toronto transwoman Sumaya Dalmar will begin at 6pm at At 519 Church. Then the Yes Yes Y'all DJs will host a gathering later tonight at Buddies in Bad Times. If you can't make it, there's a memorial fund online. For more events, click on over to our events section.



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Today in Toronto: Sleater-Kinney, Books on Film, Harry Potter Trivia, Chinese New Year Carnival, Michael Rault

Posted by Aubrey Jax / March 2, 2015

today in torontoToday in Toronto riot grrrls Sleater-Kinney (this is not a dream) play the pre-reno Sound Academy (this is not a nightmare). Tickets for the all ages show are still available. Then TIFF's Books on Film series will start March off right and proper Shakespeare style with James Shapiro on Coriolanus. TIFF is also screening the Oscar shorts all week. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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The top 5 free events in Toronto: March 2 - 8 2015

Posted by Aubrey Jax / March 1, 2015

Free events TorontoFree events in Toronto this week will let you tour the Aga Khan, the city's newest art museum, for free. Then you can share your sexiest exploits for public judgement, drink, drink, drink and be ill to hours of the saddest music known to Earth, dance it away among pink flamingos, and edit Wikipedia at the Art Gallery.

Here's how to hang out in style in Toronto this week if you haven't got a stitch to wear.

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