Events in Toronto today mean there's no excuse to be laying around at home, with performances from Aly & AJ and Imagine Dragons, while mysterious and internationally-renowned street artist Banksy gets a huge exhibit.Events you might want to check out:
Aly and AJ (June 13 @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre)
"Potential Breakup Song" sensations Aly & AJ have come to Toronto to slay with their pop rock sound for two nights.
Imagine Dragons (June 13 @ Budweiser Stage)
Welcome to the new age with pop rockers Imagine Dragons arriving for the first of two nights as part of their Evolve Tour.
k-OS (June 13 @ The Garrison)
Part of NXNE's Club Curator Series, k-OS flexes his talents during a night of performances by up-and-coming local artists.
Mad Hot Ballet (June 13 @ Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts)
Break out the bellbottoms, halters and platforms as The National Ballet of Canada’s annual gala recreates the spirit of the 70s.
Nuit Rose Opening Night (June 13 @ Artscape Youngplace)
The Nuit Rose festival kicks off with a free night of exhibitions featuring painting, drawing, photography, video, sculpture and musical performances.
Horse Feathers (June 13 @ The Drake Hotel)
Indie folk band Horse Feathers new album experiments with a more eclectic sound — including folk, rock and soul for some upbeat grooves.
Irvine Welsh on Filth (June 13 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh is in for a screening of the 2013 adaptation of his novel Filth, and a conversation about newest work.
Dirty Wednesdays (June 13 @ The Corner)
As if one wasn't enough, dirty and uncensored comedy is afoot during a double bill at this small but mighty comedy club on John Street.
World Cup Match Poster Exhibition (June 13 @ OCAD U Continuing Studies Gallery)
To celebrate the start of the World Cup why not check out posters created by 48 designers from 18 different countries. Each poster promotes one unique match of the first round.
The Art of Banksy (June 13 - July 11 @ 213 Sterling Road)
Over 80 works by Banksy will be on display in what will be the world’s largest collection of works by the mysterious British street artist ever exhibited.
by Lisa Power via blogTO