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15 things to do in Toronto this week

Events in Toronto this week include a massive art fair and the arrival arrival of Yoko Ono's Riverbed exhibition, a public curling event in Nathan Phillips Square, the return of Bloor-Yorkville Icefest, and plenty more you won't want to miss out on.

  • Events you might want to check out
    About the Event
    • February 20
      One half of the most notorious sibling rivalry in music hits Toronto this Tuesday. Noel Gallagher's new record, Who Built the Moon?, gets its chance to shine live at the Sony Centre.
      Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
    • February 21
      Four journalists from the New York Times speak on the #MeToo moment and journalism's place in all of it.
      Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
    • February 21-25
      Canada's longest running new works festival continues with Ceremony, a choreographic investigation of the moments when words are not enough.
      Buddies In Bad Times Theatre
    • February 21
      American singer songwriter ZZ Ward plays the Mod Club alongside Black Pistol Fire and Billy Raffoul in support of ZZ's 2017 album, The Storm.
      Mod Club Theatre
    • February 22
      Seven of the best science fiction short films from around the globe, including ones from Japan, South Africa, and the UK, hit Carlton Cinemas for an entirely free mini film fest.
      Carlton Cinemas
    • February 22 - June 3
      Multi-decade, multi-discipline artist and activist Yoko Ono brings her three part Riverbed installation to Toronto. The installation is billed as something of a temporary art village inside the Gardiner Museum.
      Gardiner Museum
    • February 22
      H2 Kitchen's grand opening celebrations includes a free bowl of poke to anyone who visits the new location on February 22nd between 12pm and 3pm.
      H2 Kitchen
    • February 22-25
      250 of the top contemporary artists from Canada and abroad grace Toronto with their work for the Artist Project. You can even buy pieces directly from the artists who stand out to you.
      Better Living Centre
    • February 22
      The Rivoli hosts an amazing panel of soccer experts for a night of conversation, Q&A, and networking for fans of footy. Panelists include TSN's Kristian Jack, retired player Steven Caldwell, and more.
    • February 23
      The second-to-last skate party under the Gardiner promises a night of throwback jams from the 90s and early 2000s. It'll be cold this month, so no need to worry about the Bentway melting again!
      The Bentway
    • February 23-26
      Canada's largest and longest running conference for digital creators to share experience and knowledge. Anyone interested in podcasting, YouTube, or online content ought to poke their head in.
      Ryerson University
    • February 24
      The luxurious Fairmont Royal York hosts the third annual Black Diamond Ball, an affair filled with live music, dance, and food by today's hottest local and international talents.
    • February 24-25
      Stunning ice sculptures take over Yorkville Village for a weekend full of photo ops, maple syrup taffy, and even live ice carving demonstrations.
      Village of Yorkville Park
  • Ongoing events
    About the Event
    • February 19 - April 1
      WinterStations has taken over the Eastern Beaches for its fourth year, showcasing novel art and design focused on transforming abandoned lifeguard stations. The Pussy Hat has already generated lots of buzz, so now's your chance to add your Instagram pic to the mix.
      The Beaches
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Hector Vasquez

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