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15 things to do in Toronto this week

Events in Toronto this week are ready for a star-studded affair as TIFF kicks off with A-list appearances and must-see films. Elsewhere, it's best to come hungry for Veg Food Fest and MATTYFEST, while concerts, an 80s car show, big sale on Herschel and free stuff are all on, too.

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    • September 3
      Banks has been heating up lately, gaining more and more buzz for her angelic voice that works with her R&B, classical and electric pop sound.
    • September 3-5
      Designers from all over the world are coming to Toronto for the fall edition of this huge fashion festival with lots of parties and showcases.
      Multiple Venues
    • September 4
      Blast off on a 1960s psychedelic adventure with a screening o the surf cult classic The Endless Summer and a live, reimagined score provided by TOPS.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • September 4
      Fly away with rock star and big-scarf icon Lenny Kravitz as he drops by to play his mega hits and some of his new stuff.
      Budweiser Stage
    • September 4-20
      Over 20 films are screening this annual festival that tells the story of the region and its people, plus talks and special programming.
      The Royal Cinema
    • September 5
      Break out the Stetson for the 14th editor of this country jamboree featuring top-notch performers singing their favourite Patsy Cline songs.
    • September 5-8
      Just in time for back to school and work, Herschel Supply Co. is having a huge sale on backpacks, luggage, apparel and accessories up to 50 per cent off.
      I'M Mac Sales
    • September 5-15
      The stars are out for TIFF with red carpets lining theatres around the city with screenings, programming and a big street festival.
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
    • September 6
      We all know the epic theme song from a mile away and it and many songs from the show are being performed live with an orchestra.
      Budwesier Stage
    • September 6
      After two successful events, Kanto is back for a final edition and ready to serve up lots of traditional Filipino goodies late into the night.
    • September 6
      The time for IGOR is now and Tyler, the Creator is bringing his fresh, alternative hip-hop sounds to the stage in all their oddball, hi-fi, 80s-influenced glory.
      Scotiabank Arena
    • September 6-8
      Come hungry to the Kingsway as this neighbourhood festival includes local vendors serving up tons of different foods, activities, a midway and more.
      Bloor Street West
    • September 6-8
      The biggest vegetarian food festival of the year is back with over 160 vendors on hand, plus workshops, talks, shopping and music.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • September 7
      Toronto's celebrity chef is throwing a big birthday festival with performances by Wu-Tang Clan and a seriously stacked lineup of food vendors.
      RBC Echo Beach
    • September 8
      Everything 80s and 90s is on at this big car show featuring some of the most ironic vehicles in pop culture, plus old school games and food trucks.
      Ontario Place
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Hector Vasquez


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