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15 things to do in Toronto this week

It's a big week in Toronto for those who love to get out there and attend the city's highest profile events. In the music realm, Jay-Z is in town, and members of Broken Social Scene and Billy Talent have a new stage production. Fashion fans can visit the ROM's new Christian Dior exhibit, and lovers of fireworks have Toronto's Cavalcade of Lights.

  • Events you might want to check out
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    About the Event
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    • November 20 - December 9
      Broken Social Scene bandleader Kevin Drew and Billy Talent frontman Ben Kowalewicz co-star in the premiere of their rock-fable and stage play, A&R Angels.
      Streetcar Crowsnest
    • November 20
      Fill up on free donairs and poutine while listening to labour rights lawyer Christopher Achkar discuss issues affecting workers in the food industry.
      The Drake Hotel
    • November 21
      This conferences encourages people to be active in their community, and features speakers like YouTube's Casey Neistat and one of President Obama's former Senior Advisors.
      Enercare Centre
    • November 22
      The Montreal based indie pop veterans land in Toronto for one night at the Great Hall, playing tunes from their nearly 20 year long discography.
      The Great Hall Toronto
    • November 22
      The English singer and model puts on an all ages show at Rebel in support of her self titled 2017 full length record.
    • November 23-26
      The festival dedicated to Canadian genre films returns to the Royal Cinema for its sixth consecutive year in Toronto. Expect national and world premieres as well as panels with the filmmakers.
      The Royal Cinema
    • November 23 - December 3
      This sprawling show featuring over 800 makers, artisans and designers to shop from.
      Enercare Centre
    • November 23
      The 4:44 Tour, or what one of our writers calls the Bey Apology Tour, is about to hit Toronto. Unsurprisingly, the demand for Jay-Z has caused the rapper to add a second night.
      Air Canada Centre
    • November 23
      One of the endlessly feuding brothers formerly of Oasis hits Toronto as part of his one man solo world tour.
      Rebel
    • November 24
      Warp back in time to the Prohibition era as Ripley's Aquarium redecorates itself with rustic, whisky filled bars for this 19+ event. No snitches allowed!
      Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
    • November 24-25
      Toronto's mega show for guys features the latest in style, tech, music, sports, cards, sex, food, gaming and more.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building
    • November 25 - March 18
      In celebration of the House of Dior’s 70th anniversary, the ROM explores the brilliance behind Dior’s dramatic creations that revived the entire Paris haute couture industry.
      Royal Ontario Museum
    • November 25
      A spectacular fireworks show and skating party complement the official illumination of Toronto's official Christmas Tree outside of Nathan Phillips Square.
      Nathan Phillips Square
    • November 25-26
      This two-day holiday extravaganza includes folk dancing, craft making and Scandinavian food and drink.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • November 26
      Like to wait until the last minute to do your Christmas shopping? Don't sweat it! The Gladstone Holiday Flea offers 20 unique and local vendors and is devoid of busy parking or endless line-ups.

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