Today in Toronto: Caribana, Art Spin, Air Guitar, Jack White, Jock Club, Popsloitation, Lego Movie, Open Roof
A bit of bad news, the deliciously refreshing Hart House Craft Beer Festival is sold out, as are Nick Cave tickets. Ride out your sadness at July's Art Spin, watch the Lego Movie outdoors for free, or get silly at Mod Club where the Canadian Air Guitar Championships will determine something, briefly. And isn't that was life is all about. For more events, click on over to our events section.
- Caribana: King & Queen Competition (Lamport Stadium)
- Beer: Hart House Craft Beer Festival (Hart House)
- Art: Art Spin (Canoe Landing Park)
- Music: Popsloitation (Drake Hotel)
- Music: Jock Club (S.H.I.B.G.Bs)
- Music: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (Sony Centre)
- Music: Jack White (ACC)
- Music-ish: Canadian Air Guitar Championships (Mod Club)
- Film: Movies in St. James Park: The Lego Movie (St. James Park)
- Film: Open Roof Festival (99 Sudbury)
Today in Toronto: True Stories Told Live, Blood Orange, LUV, OUTrageous, Before and after the Horizon
The Art Gallery of Ontario's free night includes the official opening of Before and after the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes, a showcase of contemporary and traditional Anishinaabe art by Norval Morrisseau, Bonnie Devine, and many more. Artifacts such as birchbark wall pockets and beaded bags are juxtaposed with contemporary painting work. The nations of Algonquin, Mississauga, Nippissing, Ojibwe (Chippewa), Odawa (Ottawa), Potawatomi and Saulteaux make up the Anishinaabe's region. For more events, click on over to our events section.
- Art: Before and after the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes (AGO)
- Music: Blood Orange (Danforth Music Hall)
- Film: Outdoor Screening of "LUV" (Regent Park)
- Lit: True Stories Told Live (Garrison)
- Comedy: OUTrageous with Robert Keller - "gAy-Listers" Edition (Yuk Yuk's)
Today in Toronto: Luke Austin Band, Wiz Khalifa, Rush, Comic Jam, Tiki Tuesday, Life Itself, Shab-e Sher
If you'd like to doodle pictures of you driving race cars with Rush, get to Cameron house and BYO pens and pencils. Steve James' documentary on Roger Ebert Life Itself screens at TIFF, while in Parkdale, Geraldine is serving up Hawaiian inspired street food. For more events, click on over to our events section.
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