Events in Toronto today will get us through this horrid stretch of winter weather. There's live music, the first day of Fashion Art Toronto, a retro games party, the Raptors' game against the Wizards and a Blue Jays double header.Events you might want to check out:
Fashion Art Toronto (April 17-21 @ Daniels Spectrum)
The first of a five-day fashion showcase kicks off with performances, art, photography and short film.
Khruangbin (April 17 @ Mod Club Theatre)
Slow moving psychedelic sounds meet funk and disco with Khruangbin and special guest The Mattson 2.
Game Over (April 17 @ Revival)
It's a nostalgia fest with all the retro games, plus food, drinks and live old school tunes.
Pink Mexico (April 17 @ The Baby G)
Forming his own brand of punk, Brooklyn's Pink Mexico is a self-described "grunge Kenny Loggins".
Toronto FC v. Chivas Guadalajara (April 17 @ BMO Field)
The first match between the two teams in what will ultimately determine the winner of the CONCACAF Champions League.
Acid Mothers Temple (April 17 @ The Garrison)
This Japanese rock band will have you feeling all kinds of spacey with their trip callback to the 60s psychedelic sound.
Dillon's GTA Cocktail Cup Qualifier (April 17 @ Mahjong Bar)
This bartending focused cocktail competition puts bartenders in a head to head battle to see who will be crowned Champion.
Gilmore Girls Trivia (April 17 @ Hemingway's)
How well do you know Rory and the gang? Test your knowledge with themed drinks and prizes.
Faces Places with Kiva Reardon (April 17 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox)
One of the most talked about documentaries of the years gets the spotlight with an introduction by editor Kiva Reardon.
Banged Up Comedy (April 17 @ Duffy's Tavern)
Escape the winter vortex with a free comedy show in Duffy's basement with seven stand up comics including headliner Dawn Whitwell.
by Lisa Power via blogTO