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8 things to do in Toronto today

Today in Toronto there's an impressive Janis Joplin tribute, a couple of important art shows and the Design Offsite Festival continues, but more importantly, there's a Shake Shack pop-up at Momofuku's Daishō. It's first come first serve, just sayin'.

  • Events you might want to check out
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    About the Event
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    • January 18
      For one day only Shake Shack is popping up in Toronto at Momofuku Daishō. They'll be serving up the Shack classics: ShackBurgers (100% all-natural Angus beef topped with cheese, lettuce, tomato and ShackSauce) & Crinkle Cut Fries. It's a first come first served day so get there early.
    • January 18 - April 9
      The Ryerson Image Centre and Black Artist's Networks Dialogue team up to present a season of exhibitions exploring historical and ongoing struggles for justice between people of colour and police forces representing the state. A big highlight includes No Justice, No Peace: From Ferguson to Toronto at the Gladstone Hotel from February 2 to 26. 
      Ryerson Image Centre and other locations
    • January 18-19
      Jan Kudelka sings Janis Joplin full throttle and with eerie accuracy. Backed by the JanisWorld band, it is a riveting evening of celebratory song and storytelling about the legendary icon. Tickets are $35 at the door.
    • January 18-29
      Gallery 1313 celebrates 20 Years as an artist-run centre with a group exhibition of over 20 artists displaying their works. They've held over 1,400 exhibitions with over 8000 artists in what used to be a former police station.
    • January 18-29
      Factory Theatre presents this multimedia one-man show by actor, comedian, writer and former CBC radio broadcaster Tetsuro Shigematsu. From the ashes of Hiroshima to swinging 1960s London, the play tells the dynamic story of Shigematsu and his emotionally distant and stoic father, Akira, also a former public broadcaster.
      Factory Studio Theatre
    • January 18
      On the third Wednesday of each month, meet the authors. Read books. Drink beer. All for free. Join Teva Harrison, House of Anansi Press and Henderson Brewing Co while they chat beer, books and Toronto from 7-9 p.m. Admission is free but advance sign-up is necessary
      Henderson Brewing Co
    • January 18 - December 20
      Walk in, pick up a song book and sing shape note music from the Sacred Harp every third Wednesday of the month in the Music Room at Bloor Street United Church. There's a short workshop at 7 p.m. before singing starts at 7:30.
      Bloor Street United Church (in the Music Room)
    • January 18
      There's pre-show fun at 6 p.m. and the movie starts at 6:30 p.m.. There'll be a panel after the movie featuring Mackenzie Duffy (Creator and Executive Producer of WiSE Talk, a one day conference to educate, empower, and encourage high school girls to explore a career in the sport media industry) and Steph Iron Lioness (Co-Creator and Creative Director of Iron Lion Training Inc.).
      Imagine Cinemas Carlton
  • Ongoing events
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    • January 16-22
      From January 16-22, the Toronto Design Offsite Festival is Canada’s largest cultural celebration of design with over 100 exhibitions and events forming Toronto’s design week. The city-wide fest transforms Toronto into a hub for creativity, taking design and art out of the studio and into the urban sphere.
      Multiple venues across Toronto
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