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The top 10 events in Toronto for November 2014

Posted by Aubrey Jax / October 31, 2014

events Toronto NovemberToronto events in November won't be as spooky as October's, as (for most) our obsession with death begins to give way to whatever emotions the winter holidays conjure up. Dollarama is already selling tiny Santa costumes for cats - kind of cute, right? Film fans can look forward to a whirlwind of festivals - there isn't a single day this month that at least one film fest isn't running, and it will be perfect weather to push up your glasses and snuggle up a warm theatre. (Winter isn't even going to be that bad, FYI, but I get your dread.)

Here are the top ten can't-miss events in Toronto this month.

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Halloween 2014 weekend events in Toronto

Posted by Aubrey Jax / October 30, 2014

weekend events torontoWeekend events in Toronto is our guide to events happening this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Here's what's happening in Toronto this Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014.

Church Street Halloween Block Party
The Church Street Halloween Parade is an annual tradition and one of your best bets for a proper start to this Friday's chaos. Church will close to traffic and go car free at 6:30pm, and from 9-11pm there will be a costume show in the park. Get ready to strut your gruesome stuff. If your dog is wearing a costume on Friday (or Pugoween) check out these handy Halloween costume safety tips - most of them apply to people, too. Oct 31, Church Street, 6:30pm.

For more Halloween events, see our Toronto Halloween Party Guide for 2014.

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Today in Toronto: Ghost Tour, Death to TO, Startup Open House, South African Film Fest, Weird Tales

Posted by Aubrey Jax / October 30, 2014

today in torontoToday in Toronto it's devils night, but you don't have to let the news get you down. There's plenty of light hearted spooky mischief afoot, including Toronto's annual Halloween covers-pocalypse with a line up including The Jesus Lizard! (The Soupcans), Metallica! (Cellphone), Beastie Boys! (Phedre, Hooded Fang, Moon King, Hellaluyah), Babes in Toyland! (Mexican Slang), and U2! (Actually U2). (Kidding. Dilly Dally). Find it all at Death to TO. If you want Weezer covers, though, the Sheezer Halloween party is the place to be.

Then there are ghost tours and free films for those not feeling the gig vibe. The Toronto South African Film Festival also kicks off today, and as part of Startup Open House dozens of Toronto companies will open their doors to the public. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Today in Toronto: Festival of Performance Art, Os Tropies Halloween, Pivot, Punk Rock Bingo

Posted by Aubrey Jax / October 29, 2014

today in TorontoToday in Toronto the Festival of Performance Art opens at Artscape Youngplace, and runs until November 2. Os Tropies are hosting a "CreEPy Release and Halloween Party" at the Gladstone, in case you just can't wait for Friday. You can also get your freak on with Shaun of the Dead at TIFF for five bucks, or a witchy edition of OUTrageous' comedy night. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Today in Toronto: Slowdive, Steve Aoki, Rocky Horror, A Midsummer Nightmare, Ghost Stories Told Live

Posted by Aubrey Jax / October 28, 2014

today in TorontoToday in Toronto there's plenty to do to blow off steam from last night's election. Steve Aoki will be DJ-ing and signing autographs at HMV Underground, OCAD is screening The Rocky Horror Picture Show for free, and BLK BOX (below the Great Hall) is opening up for spooky production A Midsummer Nightmare.

At the Danforth, UK shoegaze originators Slowdive are back together, and I melt to a strawberry ice cream puddle each time I think about it. But do you know what, secretly, in my uncool LED-lit bedroom confessional, I think I prefer Mojave 3. Shh. Low are also on the (sold out, best of luck with tix) bill. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Today in Toronto: Municipal Election, Business as Usual, Bloor Broadcast, Ex Hex + Speedy Ortiz, Snow, IFOA

Posted by Aubrey Jax / October 27, 2014

today in TorontoToday in Toronto it's the mayoral election, and you're not allowed to read this until you vote for someone. Honour system enforced.

Now that you're back from the polls, on tap today we have many rewards for your efforts: free cider samples, Ex Hex + Speedy Ortiz at the Horseshoe, the International Festival of Authors, and the debut screening of graphic novel turned film, Toronto-love-in Snow. I'll start with election events, though (from anti-Ford parties to trivia nights) because you might need a hand to squeeze. For more places to watch the election, click here. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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