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Today in Toronto: Nathan Phillips Square Holiday Fair, Tokyo Police Club, Diana

Today in Toronto the Holiday Fair at Nathan Phillips Square finally makes its debut. Unlike many of the holiday markets around town, this one has a fairground element and a constant parade of activities swirling around all month long. It's time to get festive!

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    • December 8-23
      The Holiday Fair in the Square in support of Epilepsy Toronto runs from December 8 to 23. It combines the charm of a traditional European Christmas market with the excitement of a winter carnival and there will be a vendors market, live entertainment and even a carousel! Bonus: there will also be a ice bar in the evening.
      Nathan Phillips Square
    • December 8-18
      This is Nuvango Gallery's final show until it moves completely online, and it's going out with a bang. Bad Beti, an art show from Toronto's Hate Copy Babbu the Paineter, features work that depict the realities of growing up in two cultures. The show runs until December 18.
      Nuvango Gallery
    • December 8
      Tokyo Police Club, Your Boy Tony Braxton and LookaLike take over the Mod Club for one big, loud final show of the year. They've got a new album out and their single "Not My Girl" is doing well on the internet and beyond.
      Mod Club
    • December 8
      Eric Kostiuk Williams launches his latest comic book Babybel Wax Bodysuit with a bang! Not only can you check out his new work, but this party marks the launch of The Beaver's zine library in the lockers in the back of the bar. The comic launch will be going from 7 to 10 p.m , with dancing to follow from DJs Pony & Aphex Twink. It's free before 10 p.m. and PWYC after.
      The Beaver
    • December 8
      This is one of the most exciting bands out of Toronto in some time. Witness the magic of Diana with opening act Mozart's Sister at The Great Hall. Their new album Familiar Touch came out last month and it's dripping in moody synth pop goodness.
      The Great Hall Toronto
    • December 8
      Rapper Mac Miller (and also Ariana Grande's boyfriend) with Special Guests Soulection's The Whooligan & ClockworkDJ take the stage at Rebel to bring some early-winter heat. His current single "Dang!", featuring guest vocals from Anderson .Paak is everywhere right now and he's pushing a lot of interesting stuff forward in hip hop.
      Sound Academy
    • December 8-29
      It’s Christmas Eve in 1947, and inside a radio studio, a live broadcast brings to life Frank Capra’s timeless film in all of its feel-good glory! Watch this Christmas classic come to life on stage and feel the warmth of sitting around a radio to hear a story bringing everyone together for just a little while. Revisit Bedford Falls and remember an angel named Clarence! This show runs until Decem...
      Lower Ossington Theatre
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    Rainnia Wong

Lead photo by

Rainnia Wong

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