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

Posted by Aubrey Jax / February 1, 2015

free events torontoFree events in Toronto this week will have you braving the cold around town at the Progress performance festival and various Black History month events, plus a very sexy story telling slam and a cinema free-for-all. You can also stop by TIFF's "Bold, Black, Risk-Takers", an Evening Honouring "The Book of Negroes," for free on February 3, and Douglas Coupland's PWYC exhibit at MOCCA is on now.

Here's how to forget you just signed away 50% of your paycheque in Toronto this week.

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The top 10 events in Toronto for February 2015

Posted by Aubrey Jax / January 30, 2015

toronto events februaryThe top events in Toronto this February threaten the bonding time you meant to reserve for novels, to-do lists, and Netflix. Beyond the must-hit food, film, music, art, and geek events below, there's Family Day (Feb 16), Rhubarb Fest (Feb 8), Winterfolk (Feb 13), Chinese New Year (Feb 19) Somewhere There Festival (Feb 20-22), and of course, Scenefeld (Feb 8), to name a few. Winterlicious (January 30 - February 12) and The Great Digital Film Festival also continue.

Here are my picks for February's can't miss events.

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The top weekend events in Toronto: Jan 30 - Feb 1 2015

Posted by Aubrey Jax / January 29, 2015

weekend events torontoWeekend events in Toronto will keep you warm and well fed, as Winterlicious's prix fixe mania and mountains of poutine join celebrations of beer, tea, and Drake. If you're not into Drake-drag, there are cosplay parties and film fests to hit up.

Here are my picks for the top events happening in Toronto January 30 - February 1, 2015.

La Poutine Week (February 1 - 7)
Celebrate this gravy-covered national treasure at restaurants in Montreal, Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Ottawa, New York and Toronto. Toronto participants include Poutineville, Cut the Cheese, Marky & Sparky's, Joy Bistro, Mr. Ciao, Holy Chuck, Caplansky's, Duke's Refresher + Bar, Fancy Franks and Lou Dawgs. LI

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Today in Toronto: Seven Weeks, Final Descant, Miranda July, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Elle and Eve, Beams, Zoo Owl

Posted by Aubrey Jax / January 29, 2015

today in torontoToday in Toronto Hausu director Nobuhiko Obayasi's 2014 film Seven Weeks (野のなななのか) will screen (with English subtitles) at the The Japan Foundation. The 3 hour fantasy / drama is free, but RSVP here. Elle and Eve, a brand new consignment store that lets furniture sellers take money home or donate proceeds of their offerings to charity, is throwing an opening party in Lawrence Heights.

After 45 years, #167 - In a Cabinet of Curiosities will be Descant's last issue. Sadly, the mag can no longer continue to publish. See them off this week in Kensington Market: at the launch, Tightrope Books owner Jim Nason, and Mark Kingwell will read. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Today in Toronto: Videodrome, Pivot, Beard Closet & Hexzuul, Punk Rock Bingo, Breakfast At Tiffany's

Posted by Aubrey Jax / January 28, 2015

today in torontoToday in Toronto Punk Rock Bingo is back, and at Round Carmen La Bomba will do her best Holly Golightly via Audrey Hepburn impressions for Toons on Tap's life drawing circle. The Garrison has been screening free films every Wednesday this month with drink specials and snacks. The final night features the Videodrome at 8pm and Barfly at 11pm. Rue Morgue and Unstable Ground's Little Terrors series is back with horror shorts at the Carlton. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Today in Toronto: Let's Get Lost, Archie, Marry Me, True Stories Told Live, Dylan Miner, In The Jungle

Posted by Aubrey Jax / January 27, 2015

Today in Toronto you can meet two of the city's weirdest filmmakers and animators, Clint Enns and Leslie Supnet of Regional Support Network. Watch a massive line up of screenings and learn more about Toronto and Winnipeg's transgressive underbelly at Trinity Square Video. If you're still obsessed with Alvvays' "Archie, Marry Me" or, randomly, the Toronto Raptors, head to No One Writes to the Colonel. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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