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11 things to do in Toronto this week

Get ready for a feast of festivals in Toronto this week with events like the Inside Out Film Festival, CBC Music Fest, Anime North and the first Pedestrian Sunday of the season in Kensington Market!

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    • May 24
      Award-winning vocalist and artist Tanya Tagaq hosts a night at TIFF to discuss Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s documentary Angry Inuk, preceded by the short film Tungijuq.
      TIFF
    • May 24-28
      Nine concerts and 21 performers make up this festival showcasing some of the country's most innovative composers and musicians at various venues around Toronto.
      Koerner Hall
    • May 24 - June 4
      Toronto's LGBT film festival showcases ground breaking Canadian and international films.
      TIFF
    • May 25
      Come as your most uncanny self for a night of elixirs, culinary experiments, and musical hybrids that transform the three floors of Toronto's opera house into a cabinet of curiosities.
      COC
    • May 26-28
      This is the largest festival of Barbadian culture in Canada and it includes a weekend of free fashion shows, literary events, rum tastings and dance parties.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • May 26-28
      Anime North is a convention that celebrates anime, manga and other forms of Japanese culture.
      Toronto Congress Center
    • May 27 - December 31
      GO Transit celebrates 50 years with a display of one of the very first GO train coaches on permanent display at the Toronto Railway Museum.
      Toronto Railway Museum
    • May 27
      Serena Ryder, Walk Off The Earth, Keys N Krates, Ruth B Scott, Ralph and more Canadian artists take the stage at Echo Beach.
      Echo Beach
    • May 27-28
      The 18th annual edition offers an opportunity to see inside more than 150 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city.
      Various locations
    • May 28
      The first Kensington Market Pedestrian Sunday of the season is always a wonderful thing. Cars are given the boot for streets filled with food, music, vendors and hundreds of happy people.
      Kensington Market
  • Ongoing events
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Lead photo by

Matt Forsythe at the CBC Music Festival


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