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12 things to do in Toronto today

There's a huge amount of can't-miss events happening in Toronto today, undoubtedly making this one of the most exciting Thursdays in some time. From stunning art pop-ups like Come Up To My Room to wild live shows like Soundtrack of the City, there's something for everyone today.

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    • January 18-21
      The Gladstone's four day alternative design festival is a vehicle for exploring experimental art, giving over 30 innovative artists rooms to fill with visuals from their wildest imaginations.
    • January 18-22
      Underground Toronto musicians are under the spotlight at this five day, multi venue indie music fest. Odds are you'll find your next favourite artist at one of these shows along Queen and Kensington.
      Multiple Venues
    • January 18-21
      After hundreds of Art Battles, the best pieces from the show's history have been collected for a four day exhibition and sale. In typical Art Battle fashion, there'll be live painting on site.
      Artusiasm Art Gallery
    • January 18
      Toronto born musician Afie Jurvanen, AKA Bahamas, hits Massey Hall for a special hometown album release show, playing jams from his fourth full-length LP, Earthtones.
    • January 18-21
      For lovers of interior design this weekend-long show is a paradise. Discover leading brands and homegrown talent, showcasing pieces way more interesting than what you'll find at IKEA.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    • January 18 - March 1
      Back for a fourth year, more than 40 of Canada's top chefs come together to collaborate on five phenomenal dinners. It's Toronto's coziest, tastiest, mid-winter dinner series.
      Propeller Coffee Co.
    • January 18
      The Beaver hosts their inclusive, queer friendly dance party with absolutely no cover. ,This month features DJs J. Lai and Koko spinning house, reggaeton, club, and latin pop.
      The Beaver
    • January 18
      The Alzheimer Society of Toronto partner up with Hot Docs for a pay-what-you-can film fundraiser, showing a doc about the hardships on children caring for parents diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • January 18
      The only thing sweeter and more heartfelt than this husband wife duo is the indie pop they create on stage together. Tennis hits the Mod Club in support of their 2017 album Yours Conditionally.
      Mod Club Theatre
    • January 18
      This fundraising party raises money to empower youth through hip hop. It features serious talent from local DJs, rapper PartyNextDoor, and Adria Kain, who's performed alongside Daniel Caesar.
      Revival Bar
  • Ongoing events
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Hector Vasquez at Come Up To My Room

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