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8 things to do in Toronto today

Both the Invictus Games and JFL42 continue this week with big events and stand up comedy shows (respectively) in venues all over the city. If you're looking for less spectacle, there's also the new d'bi.young anitafrika play and the Nick Murphy concert.

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • September 26 - October 5
      In advance of the release of the hotly anticipated Blade Runner 2049, TIFF profiles the Quebecois filmmaker with a full retrospective of his work. Tonight's films are Enemy and Cosmos.
      TIFF
    • September 26 - October 9
      The final play in d'bi.young anitafrika's theatrical trilogy is an Afrofuturistic dub opera set in a postapocalyptic Toronto in 2167. If you've never seen a d'bi young play, now's your chance!
      Tarragon Theatre
    • September 26
      New York-based Australian producer and musician Nick Murphy's latest project is like a goodbye letter to his old moniker, Chet Faker. If you want to hear some glowing electronic sounds, don't miss this show.
      The Danforth Music Hall
    • September 26
      Renowned musician, George Sawa, plays his beloved instrument, the qanun, accompanied by rhythmic beats of drums used in Egyptian bellydance music.
      Toronto Reference Library
    • September 26-28
      The Horseshoe is celebrating 70 years this month with a string of impressive shows. This is the first of three nights for Billy Bragg, grab some tickest where you can.
    • September 26 - October 15
      With razor sharp writing, a Dora Award-winning performance, and spellbinding dance, Anita Majumdar’s The Fish Eyes Trilogy is a unique portrait of the intertwining lives of three teenage girls at one BC high school.
      Factory Theatre
  • Ongoing events
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • September 21-30
      The city-wide comedy fest continues this week and tonight's shows in venues all across the land include stand up from folks like Liza Treyger, Kyle Kinane, and Hari Kondabolu
      Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
    • September 25-30
      The massive international sporting event keeps on trucking this week and today's big games are powerlifting, sitting volleyball, indoor rowing and cycling.
      Toronto, ON
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