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The top 5 free events in Toronto: May 25-31

Free events in Toronto this week will indulge your love of live music. There's an INDIE88 free concert happening this Tuesday with a four band line up thats sure to strike all the right chords. If that's not enough, head over to The Junction on Saturday for another cost free performance feature Public Animal and Eamon McGrath.

Here's what to do in Toronto this week without dropping a dime.

INDIE88 Nu Music Night (May 26)
INDIE88 is hosting another free show this week at The Horseshoe.This Tuesday's lineup includes Autumn Still, Shore Thing, The Howll, and The Cashews.

FEEDBACK Film Festival (May 28)
Get ready for a cost-free trip around the globe because the FEEDBACK film festival is screening movies from France, Sweden, Canada, Portugal, and the U.S. As a bonus, if you can guess the theme that ties all the films together, you can win a prize (and who doesn't like that?).

Public Animal & Eamon McGrath (May 30)
If you didn't get your fill of free music at the INDIE88 event, Head over to the Junction to see Public Animal and Eamon McGrath put on a show free of charge.

Bad Movie Night - Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (May 31)
If you love to hate bad movies, head over to Clinton's Sunday evening for Bad Movie Night. They're screening Breakin' 2, so grab some popcorn and prepare to see more neon-clad dance battles than you ever wanted to.

Infinity Pool: Sublime Pop Paintings by Julie Gladstone (May 28-June 27)
If you'd rather go to a gallery than dance at a live show, Julie Gladstone is exhibiting a collection at the Navillus Gallery. The show kicks off on Thursday and will run until the end of June.


Elvis Mondays (Mondays, The Drake)
Toronto's longest running indie showcase, William New's free show has put thousands of bands on stage. It's at the Drake Underground every Monday.

Free Nights at the Horseshoe (Monday/Tuesday, The Horseshoe)
The Legendary Horseshoe has a storied history, and hosts free indie rock shows in the early week with Shoeless Mondays and Dave Bookman's Nu Music Night on Tuesdays.

AGO Free Evening (Wednesday, AGO)
The Art Gallery of Ontario's free evening runs from 6-8:30pm. It can be a little crowded, but sometimes the people watching is as good as the art (sometimes).

Aga Khan Free Evening (Wednesday, Aga Khan Museum)
The brand new Aga Khan Museum for Islamic art has launched Free Wednesdays from 4-8pm.

CINSSU's Free Friday Films (Fridays)
The Innis Town Hall is back with free movies every Friday. Follow the Cinema Studies Student Union or check out our event section.

Canadian Opera Company (Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre)
September through to early June, catch free classical shows at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts "most Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon, and some Wednesdays at noon or 5:30 p.m."

MOCCA (Tuesday - Sunday)
While nearly all art galleries in the city are free to enter, it's worth noting The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) is always PWYC.

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