Things to do in Toronto this week are stacked with stuff to get you bundled up and out and about. The Hot Docs Podcast Festival is back and there's a huge book and paper show. Hermés is having a big sale and you can fill your tummy with pie. There's lots of free stuff, too!Events you might want to check out:
Trampoline Hall (November 4 @ The Garrison)
Creatives of all kinds are dropping by to speak at this month's Trampoline Hall that features Lisa Ladouceur, Shari Kasman and Owen Pallett.
Bea Miller (November 5 @ The Danforth Music Hall)
Pop star Bea Miller hit it big with "I Wanna Know" and the 20-year-old isn't stopping as she embarks on her On the Sunsets in Outerspace tour.
Hermès Sale (November 5-6 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre)
Hermès Canada is having a big sale on men's and women's luxury, ready-to-wear items like shoes, belts, hats and gloves during this two-day sale.
Hot Docs Podcast Festival (November 6-11 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
Pump up the volume as some of the biggest names in podcasting drop by for a week of programming that includes live shows, talks and lots more.
Queer Film Festival (November 7-10 @ Multiple Venues)
Independent queer cinema is at the centre of this film festival with works that explore queer peoples' histories and stories through video art.
Reel Asian International Film Festival (November 7-15 @ Multiple Venues)
Taking a look at Asian and diasporic cinema, this film festival includes presentations, galas, artist talks, programming, panels and free events.
Whole Life Expo (November 8-10 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre)
Everything you need to live your best life is on at this huge expo with almost 200 vendors showing of the latest in lifestyle and wellness products.
The Irishman (November 8-19 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Martin Scorsese's 3+ hour crime epic has been generating tons of buzz for its all-star cast that includes Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Harvey Keitel.
Parkdale Flea (November 9 @ Northern Contemporary Gallery)
Back again is this flea with unique items made by local vendors and cool new finds, including gifts, bath and beauty, home and clothing.
Wavelength Monthly (November 9 @ Brothers Dressler)
Get to know the country's music scene as musicians from different genres make their way to Toronto for a night of music with Munya and DijahSB.
2SQTBIPoC Arts & Zine Fair! (November 9 @ Toronto Media Arts Centre)
Back again is this zine fair dedicated to work by local artists that two-spirit, queer and trans artists that are Black, Indigenous and/or people of colour.
Eco Lifestyle Market (November 10 @ The Great Hall)
Living green is easy with so many local vendors creating innovative and cool eco-friendly items, a lot of which you can pick up at this market.
Old Book and Paper Show (November 10 @ Artscape Wychwood Barns)
Hardcore collectors and bibliophiles of all kinds are welcome at this big show that features rare books, paper, prints, maps, photos and lots more.
Do Pie (November 10 @ A-Game Cafe)
It's peak apple pie season and this contest will see local bakers face-off to see whose pie reigns supreme, with all proceeds going to charity.
Ozmozis (November 10 @ Evergreen Brick Works)
Ozmozis is back and heating things up with a day of electro music featuring Gioli & Assia, Tinlicker, Jody Wisternoff and Kollektiv Turmstrasse.
by Lisa Power via blogTO