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10 things to do in Toronto this week

Events this week in Toronto shine a light on the city's monstrously talented DJs, women, bands, comedians and artists. Along with the 500th Art Battle at the Great Hall, there are plenty of fun reasons to leave the heat of your house. 

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • March 6
      Ban This Series is a mini-documentary festival of films from the seven countries included in Trump's travel ban. All screenings are free.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • March 6
      The ferocious professor Laurie K. Bertram discusses the real-life women and men behind one of Toronto's most secretive and fascinating economies - sex work.
      Toronto Reference Library - Hinton Learning Theatre
    • March 7
      Comics will go toe to toe in a battle of laughs and logic. Hosted by Canada's Best Male Standup of 2013, Steve Patterson, this will be a good night to forget all your worries.
      The Danforth Music Hall
    • March 7
      At the 500th edition of Art Battle, painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they work, patrons move around the easels and vote for a winner!
      The Great Hall Toronto
    • March 7
      Remember in the mid-2000s when people would jump around joyously to feel good indie rock? This band was at the forefront of that movement and they're back!
    • March 8
      This cabaret for International Women’s Day features drag, burlesque, spoken word, singing, dancing and other performances. It's all about the world right now expressed through female art.
      Ernest Balmer Studio
    • March 9
      Toronto's Swim Good Now opens for this British electronic star. Don't miss what is sure to be a very special show.
      The Drake Hotel
    • March 9
      This exhibition celebrates International Women’s Day by highlighting the experience of women refugees, both modern-day and historical.
      Offsite Coffee Bar
    • March 10
      Finally, school you can get excited about. Nite School is a new night featuring Nino Brown, Bambii and special guest Juliana Huxtable.
    • March 10-12
      DJs of Toronto! This is a conference, exhibit, networking event and huge party celebrating the nightlife music industry and the machines behind it.
      Hilton Toronto

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