toronto events november 27

Radar: NOW Talks with Jian Ghomeshi, Toronto in Time Series, MOTOFO: Movember Toronto Food Week, "Few Words" Canadian Premiere

BOOKS & LIT | NOW Talks with Jian Ghomeshi
Sitting down with Michael Hollett, editor and publisher of NOW Magazine, Jian Ghomeshi will discuss his recently published popular memoir "1982," the story of a year in the broadcaster's life as a 14-year-old living in Thornhill. Ghomeshi's memories are punctuated with musical references throughout the book, particularly his acute obsession with David Bowie. Tickets to the event can be purchased at NOW's headquarters (118 Church Street) or online, as well as in person at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema this evening (and stay tuned for your chance to win tickets on Tuesday morning).
Bloor Hot Docs Cinema (506 Bloor Street West) 6PM $17

HISTORY | Toronto in Time Series--Christmas in Toronto Homes
The ghosts of Toronto's Christmases past are revealed in an interesting, city-wide exhibit organized by the Museum Services department of the City of Toronto. Locations like the Spadina Museum (285 Spadina Road), the former home of the Austin family, will be decorated in period Christmas dĂŠcor so that Torontonians can experience the holidays during various eras. The Austin home will revert back to the 1920s while the Mackenzie House (82 Bond Street) and the Colborne Lodge (11 Colborne Lodge Drive) will relive the Victorian era. Each home will open at noon today for tours, which will run until January 6th.
Various locations, 12PM $7-8 adult, $4-$5 senior/student/child

FOOD | MOTOFO: Movember Toronto Food Week
It's the final week of Movember and the moustaches are at their dirtiest, but in order to send the month off with a decent good-bye, a feast is in order. Burger Bar in Kensington Market hosts the second of the 5 days of MOTOFO with a special menu of bison burgers, lamb burgers, sweet potato fries, and four types of craft beers to raise money for the Movember cause. Tickets are $25 and available online through Uniiverse. If you miss out on MOTOFO, just check your 'stache, gentlemen--there's always leftovers waiting in there.
Burger Bar (319 Augusta Avenue) 6PM $25

FILM | Few Words
Snowbirds and ski bunnies with an appreciation for epic landscape shots need to check out the Canadian premiere of Candide Thovex's Few Words. Shot over two years in some of the most dangerous and picturesque skiing locations in the world, the documentary depicts Mother Nature at her finest as the French pro skier and friends complete unprecedented mountain runs. Thovex himself will in attendance tonight, and tickets will be available at the door.
The Revue Cinema (400 Roncesvalles Avenue) 7PM $15


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