Toronto events on this wet Thursday include the fancy, but totally fun Operanation party for the Canadian Opera Company.Â There's also a Canadian short film fest and Shaggy is performing at the racetrack.Events you might want to check out:
Operanation (May 25 @ COC)
Come for a night of elixirs, culinary experiment and music that transform the three floors of Toronto's opera house into a cabinet of curiosities. Keisza will be performing live.
Under An Arctic Sky (May 25 @ The Royal Cinema - Toronto)
Under An Arctic Sky follows six surfers along with adventure photographer Chris Burkard and filmmaker Ben Weiland as they seek out adventure in the remote fjords of Iceland.
Subtle Blend (May 25 @ Handlebar)
Check out sets of experimental electronic music and visuals from Naman Cale, Silver Pools, ∆ N Z O L ∆ and live interactive visuals by Kazuya Ito as Toi Whakairo.
Shaggy (May 25 @ Woodbine Horse Raceway and Casino)
Shaggy will bring all his charm and hits to the racetrack for a very special concert. You can bet on horses, and you can bet you'll be hearing "Boombastic."
Pixel & Bristle design Market (May 25 @ Drake Hotel)
Discover local artists and designers from Akin Collective Dufferin Studios and Pixel & Bristle Design Market as they set up shop in this hotel lobby. This time gift makers Foxhat display their goods.
Canadian short film festival (May 25 @ Carlton Cinemas)
Check out this free mini-film-fest celebrating Canadian short films from all over the country. RSVP to make sure you get a seat.
Inside Out Film Festival (May 24 - June 4 @ TIFF)
Tonight is the opening gala party for Toronto's LGBT film festival. There's also a screening of the acclaimed British drama God's Own Country.
21C Music Festival (May 25 @ Koerner Hall)
Cecilia String Quartet celebrates Canadian women composers at this festival of new, groundbreaking classical music.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO