Wednesday, August 21, 2019

10 things to do in Toronto today

We're midway through the week and events in Toronto today will see Open Roof wrap up for another season and the creators of Ming's Dynasty in for a chat. Summer Wednesdays is back and there's comedy, drag, music and a Spice Girls-inspired dinner party.

Events you might want to check out:

Open Roof (August 21 @ Open Roof Festival)
Open Roof is ready to wrap up another year of movies and music under the stars with a screening of Booksmart and a performance by Basement Revolver.
Ming's Dynasty (August 21 @ Back Lane Studios)
All six episodes of Ming's Dynasty from the first season are screening as part of this free event followed by a Q&A with the creators.
Body Party (August 21 @ The Great Hall)
It's a big night in support of pro-choice with a party/fundraiser/music festival and arts market, featuring performances by Ralph and The Beaches.
Laughsploitation (August 21 @ Eyesore Cinema)
Laughsplotation is back to combines comedy with film during this edition that sees local comics perform alongside a screening of Cradle 2 The Grave.
House of Kings (August 21 @ Glad Day Bookshop (Church))
It's been a big first year for this drag king show that's ready to celebrate with a great lineup of kings, a march market and lots more surprises.
The Up and Comers (August 21 @ Rivoli)
Local emerging LGBTQ+ comics are dropping by for this edition of Up and Comers that showcases the next generation of queer comics.
Abigail Lapell (August 21 @ Burdock)
Call it prairie noir or Canadiana desert rock. Abigail Lapell takes it slow with modern folk that combines hating vocals with gorgeous strumming.
Spicy Spice Girl Dinner (August 21-25 @ Urban Acorn Catering)
A world of spicy flavours is on at this big, vegan, five-course dinner series with Spice Girls-themed dishes inspired by Baby, Sporty, Ginger, Posh and Scary.
Evergreen's Summer Wednesdays (August 21-28 @ Evergreen Brick Works)
Summer Wednesdays are almost at a close but there's time to take in the valley from the comfort of a Muskoka chair with drink in hand.
CNE (August 16 - September 2 @ Exhibition Place)
There's all sorts of things to see and do at the CNE: food to try, games to play, rides to take and plenty of other things to check out.

by Lisa Power via blogTO

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