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15 things to do in Toronto this week

Events in Toronto this week are chock full of things to inspire you to get out of the house, whether it be to check out the hottest trends in gaming, trying some vegan goodies, or all the juicy gossip from the Trump White House. 

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    About the Event
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    • March 5-7
      Amongst the big-name feature films at this year's Oscars, It's easy to miss the little things. All 40 minutes or less, each of these five shorts are just long enough to squeeze some artful filmmaking in to your busy schedule.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • March 6
      Turn yourself into a stuffed little dumpling by filling up on dim sum, all in support of Environmental Defence.
      Rotunda, City Hall
    • March 7
      American journalist Michael Wolff has been in the headlines himself lately after the release of his book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the first nine months of the Trump presidency.
      Convocation Hall
    • March 10
      Transforming the Opera House Toronto into The Mystic Forest on March 10th. Enter the world of Luminus and experience a spectacular combination of scenography, over-the-top theatrical interaction, colourful costumes and the best electronic music.
    • March 11
      Vegan goodies are in full bloom at the 10th anniversary of the Vegan Bake Off, featuring plant-based items from both professional and home bakers looking to take home the title of Vegan Master.
      Glass Factory & Lounge
  • Events you might want to check out
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    About the Event
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    • March 9-11
      Gamers rejoice! The Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo is back with over 150 exhibitors, a game swap, hands-on experiences, and first look at upcoming industry trends and forecasts and a giant, life-sized game of Catan.
      The International Centre
    • March 9-18
      Homeowning takes the spotlight this week as the latest innovations, design trends will be featured among more than 700 exhibitors and experts available to to provide all the advice you need beyond installing kitchen cabinets.
      Enercare Centre
    • March 6
      Experience the unique sound of the music project of New England's Merrill Garbus featuring a slew of instruments that make for a different kind of listening.
    • March 7-25
      This three-week, juried celebration of original writing and works-in-progress, brought to you by the Alumnae Theatre Company will feature a massive selection of performances in various degrees of development.
      Alumnae Theatre
    • March 8-18
      Choreographed by Marius Petipa and restaged by Artistic Director Karen Kain, the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty takes the stage for three weeks only.
      The National Ballet of Canada
    • March 8
      Everyone's favourite musical satirist is in Toronto, foregoing his usual high-octane, big-production show for an intimate evening of music and instead focusing on original non-parody songs from his 14-album catalogue.
      The Danforth Music Hall
    • March 8
      Toronto's Canadian-only theatre mainstay is celebrating a huge milestone at 50 years strong. The anniversary gala will also include a performance of The Drawer Boy.
      Theatre Passe Muraille
    • March 9-11
      In celebration of Toronto's Iranian arts and culture scene, the Nowruz Festival will feature an music, food, and dance in the tame of the ancient Nowruz tradition beyond the borders of Iran.
      Toronto Centre for the Art
    • March 10
      P.E.I. Native Rose Cousin is in town to explore the more shadowy corners of the heart through music that embraces sadness, pain, and longing, counterbalanced in performance by Rose's brand of quick wit.
      Harbourfront Centre Theatre
    • March 11
      Part of the Great Photographers series, the focus is turned to Annie Leibovitz who is responsible for some of the most memorable images of the past several decades having appeared in Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair and Vogue.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
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The White House


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