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Weekend events in Toronto January 12-14 2018

There's going to be lots of ice in Toronto this weekend, so why not make use of it and then head inside to be entertained? Multiple skate parties go down at rinks across the city, incredible musicians are here to make you dance, and this year's best Canadian films are showing at TIFF.

  • Top Picks
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    • January 12-21
      TIFF presents a curated list of the best Canadian cinema of 2017. First up this weekend is Adventures in Public School, a rare breed of teen comedy that isn't often produced in Canada.
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
    • January 12
      The Dublin-born international techno sensation stops at Toronto's Nest on January 12th along his 2018 North America Tour.
    • January 12
      Toronto's biggest vintage dance party returns to the Great Hall so you can re-live or re-do your prom. This year's theme celebrates Hollywood style between the 1920s and 1950s.
    • January 12-13
      Discover why the press has called Azhar Usman's show “one of the most unusual and uplifting cross-cultural experiences you’ll have." Usman has opened for Dave Chappelle 50 times.
      Aga Khan Museum
  • Events you might want to check out
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    • January 12
      Blank Canvas Toronto heads to the AGO to host a multidisciplinary exploration of the modern art scene using live poetry, music, and dance from a dozen talented artists.
      AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario
    • January 13
      SHADE is a live stand up comedy show celebrating comedians of colour, comedians from the lgbtq+ community, and comedians who identify as women. This week's show marks the one year anniversary.
      The Royal
    • January 13
      Cherry Bomb, the local women's and queer party series, takes over Harbourfront's skating rink for a night of high-voltage house, funk, and hip hop.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • January 13
      This is a space-themed speaker series exploring ideas and research from the world of planetary science through short and sweet 20 minute talks from an astrophysicist, and engineer, and a comedian.
    • January 13
      Toronto's most devoted pop culture enthusiasts take the Harbourfront Centre's skating rink by storm in their coolest, most impressive costumes. It's like a mini Fan Expo but on ice!
      Harbourfront Centre
    • January 14
      Probably the most action-packed way to spend your Sunday, Monster Jam pulls into Toronto, bringing adrenaline-charged entertainment to the Rogers Centre.
      Rogers Centre
    • January 14
      40 vendor tables worth of new and vintage sports memorabilia, Blue Jays and Maple Leafs collectibles, autographs, jerseys, and more land at this free admission expo.
      Toronto Plaza Hotel
  • Parties
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  • Music
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  • Film
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    • January 12
      Willem Dafoe narates this epic and harrowing documentary that takes you through some of Earth's most breathtaking landscapes.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • January 13
      Escape the howling winds and enter Eyesore Cinema's newest screening room for two hours of the weirdest short-form Japanese cartoons these curators could find.
      Eyesore Cinema
    • January 13
      This concert film and documentary features never-before-seen footage from Bob Dylan's 1980 performance in Toronto as well as Buffalo. For local Dylan diehards, this is a must catch.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • January 14
      Not just bad but iconic, the Blind Eye Movie Club kicks off their 2018 season with a free screening of this alien, zombie, and cringe infused sci-fi picture by Ed Wood.
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Harbourfront Centre


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