Events in Toronto this week showcase how diverse and exciting our city can be. Toronto Men's Fashion Week, an Irish Film Fest and a city-wide Sketch Comedy Fest are just some of what's on the agenda.Events you might want to check out:
Best of TechTO (February 27 @ Toronto City Hall)
Toronto's recurring event goes to City Hall where five presenters will recap how they've helped put Toronto on the tech map.
Werewolf Pizza Pop Up (February 27 @ Smoke Signals Barbecue)
Don't miss out on Toronto's cult pizza offering. Dennis Chow is making pizza and Nick Chen-Yin is making BBQ.
Billy Talent: Afraid Of Heights Tour (February 27 @ Air Canada Centre)
Monster Truck and The Dirty Nil are the opening act at the ACC for a giant, loud and energetic rock show.
Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears (February 28 @ Lee's Palace)
The prince of American blues, funk and soul is at Lee's Palace. This will be a sweltering night of soul music in support of their new album Backlash.
Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (March 1-12 @ Various locations)
The 12th annual comedy fest is a 12-day, city-wide celebration of sketch comedy.
AGO First Thursday (March 2 @ AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario)
Th latest AGO bash is guest curated by OCADU's graduate class. Toronto legend D'bi.young Anitafrika with her band The 333 are headliners.
Conversations About I Am Not Your Negro (March 2 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox)
A screening of the Oscar-nominated film will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by TIFF artistic director Cameron Bailey.
Toronto Irish Film Festival (March 3-5 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox)
This unique film fest delivers a weekend of Irish cinematic gold with world, North American and Canadian premieres, short films and animation showcases.
Curious Minds Weekend (March 3-5 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
Inspired by the popular Curious Minds Morning Speaker Series, this culture fest is three days of intriguing panels, presentations, lectures, discussions and a film screening.
Toronto Mens Fashion Week (March 3-8 @ Waterworks)
It's back! And this time it's happening inside an old water station. Check out fall/winter 2017 collections from designers including Hendrixroe, Kollar Clothing and Xian.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO