The Beaches Jazz Festival's huge Queen Street East takeover begins today in Toronto. There are also a couple film screenings on as well as a huge art battle and a massive yoga event.Events you might want to check out:
StreetFest (July 27-29 @ Queen Street East)
The Beaches Jazz Festival's street fest takes place this weekend with free live music all along Queen Street East.
Tirgan Festival (July 27-30 @ Harbourfront Centre)
Tirgan is a non-profit, non-religious and non-partisan cultural celebration for Iranian-Canadians with four days of music, dance, food, discussions and historical programming.
The Princess Pride (July 27 @ Roundhouse Park)
Watch The Princess Bride outdoors for free outside. There'll be a BBQ food truck and live music before the movie at 9 p.m.
Cura y Calor (July 27 @ El Arepazo)
Toronto's newest and cutest reggaeton/tropical bass party mixes the best of la musica Latina, Latin house, cumbia, hip hop, salsa and funk.
Spooky Bitch Pink Edition (July 27 @ The Beaver)
This is a dance and drag party dedicated to Pink. It's a tribute night with hosts and DJs Allysin Chaynes, Jenna Syde and Jacklynne Hide.
Fantasy and Star Wars Film Festival (July 27 @ Carlton Cinemas)
This fest has a lineup of some of the best fantasy shorts from around the globe, plus screenings of several Star Wars fan fiction shorts. It's a free festival, just be sure to sign up in advance.
Art Battle Canada Nationals (July 27 @ The Great Hall Toronto)
Winners of regional finals from across the country will compete for a cash prize and the title of 2017 Art Battle National Champion, live in front of your very eyes.
Belle and Sebastian (July 27 @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts)
See the legendary pop band in an intimate setting. They have a cult-like following, but it's not too late to join their gang.
Lole Yoga White Tour (July 27 @ Exhibition Place)
Join hundreds of like-minded folks dressed in white and follow along on your mat for a group meditation session, yoga, and a concert.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO