You can get a head start on TIFF today in Toronto with its outdoor screenings in collaboration with the City and Park People. A series of classic Canadian short films will be shown under the stars in Bellwoods. Mariah Carey is also in town, there's a Lady Gaga play, and it's the final ArtSpin of the season.Events you might want to check out:
Free Film Night (August 24 @ Trinity Bellwoods Park)
In collaboration with the City of Toronto, TIFF and Park People, this is a cute evening of Canadian short films from the TIFF archives.
Mariah Carey and Lionel Richie (August 24 @ Air Canada Centre)
Lionel Richie lands in town with Mariah Carey for a co-concert of hits. You can bet the entire stadium will be singing along.
Lady Gaga #Artbirth (August 24 - September 3 @ Berkeley Street Downstairs Theatre )
Tribute artist and queer pop sensation Athena Reich stars as an expecting Lady Gaga in this evening of art, pop and comedy that combines vaudevillian comedy with artpop outrageousness.
The Annex Art Party (August 24 @ Centre for Social Innovation - 720 Bathurst St)
Vendors, art, mixing, mingling, live art, performances, dance, music, food, and beverages are all happening inside this annual neighbourhood art party.
The Leslieville Night Market (August 24 @ The Leslieville Farmers' Market)
A night of food, fresh fruit and veggies, and music from the Escalate! Band, and the T.Dot Bangerz Brass Band, all under the stars. Admission is PWYC.
Nicholle Kobi (August 24 @ 442 Dufferin Street)
Nicholle Kobi is a Black-French artist, entrepreneur, speaker and activist who has been featured in Ebony Magazine, Essence Magazine, and BET.com. Don't miss the Toronto stop of her art and music tour.
Art Spin August Tour (August 24 @ Art Spin)
Wrap the 9th season of curated bicycle-led art tours across Toronto with a tour of four newly commissioned, site-specific works around the Toronto Port Lands. Meet at 6:30pm at Corktown Common and tickets are $10 in advance only.
Toronto Female Film Festival (August 24 @ Carlton Cinemas)
There's an impressive lineup of short films from around the world, all directed by women.
Honey Jam Concert 2017 (August 24 @ The Mod Club)
An annual concert featuring some of the best up and coming, young female artists in the city. Alums of this show include Nelly Furtado, Melanie Fiona and Jully Black.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO