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15 things to do in Toronto this week

Events in Toronto this week are ready to party; at the museum, by the beach and on the Island. Electric Island and Sunnyside are back with a new season of fresh beats and there's a huge rib festival. Lots of great musicians dropping by and lots of free stuff is on, too.

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    • May 13
      Toronto's tech community is coming out for a night on the town with industry leaders dropping by for talks among drinks, food and mingling.
      RBC WaterPark Place
    • May 14
      The film that helped shape the New Jack era of film and Black cinema is screening in honour of its late director John Singleton.
      Revue Cinema
    • May 15
      Celebrating Asian Heritage Month is this comedy showcase featuring Asian comedians Vong Show, Cassie Cao, Leonard Chan and more.
    • May 16
      This is the first of two shows (and the one that still has tickets) for the British electro pop singer and her synth-heavy hits.
      Queen Elizabeth Theatre
    • May 16-19
      Food, brews, music, activities and more are all on at this huge rib fest in the heart of downtown with ribbers coming by from all over the region.
      Younge-Dundas Square
    • May 16-19
      Shelley Duvall screaming is a huge mood and this Stanley Kubrick masterpiece/Stephen King disowned classic is screening in 4K.
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
    • May 17
      Namaste, everyone. FNL is back with a party in the museum themed around its new new special exhibition: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India.
      Royal Ontario Museum
    • May 17
      Can you believe it's been ten years since Manners came out? Passion Pit can, and they're calling all sleepyheads to relive the fun of this indie classic.
    • May 17
      The boys of NCT 127 are ready to drop a cherry bomb on Toronto as they make their Canadian debut with a night of K-pop hits.
      Coca-Cola Coliseum
    • May 18-19
      Head to the cottage without leaving the city as Spring Beerfest returns with a weekend of beer, food, music and more down at Fort York.
      Fort York: Garrison Common
    • May 19
      Afro-Caribbean food, drinks, shopping and music is all part of this huge market dedicated to showcasing Black-owned businesses.
      Artscape Wychwood Barns
    • May 19
      It's a party on the Island as the first of five Electric Islands returns with a full day of EDM, trance, techno and electro performances.
      Hanlan's Point
    • May 19
      Sunnyside is kicking off a season of beachside beats with a party that brings out the best of Toronto's electro scene for a day of grooves.
      Sunnyside Pavilion
    • May 19
      The Broadview Hotel is teaming up with Eastbound Brewery Co. to kick off barbecue season with a the first of three all-you-can-eat feasts.
    Lead photo by

    Hector Vasquez

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez

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