Guillermo Del Toro is at the AGO today for a book singing ahead of the premiere of his much-anticipated monster exhibit. You might also consider catching some JFL comedy, Invictus Games action, or grabbing a triple-decker grilled cheese. Events you might want to check out:
Book Signing with Guillermo del Toro (September 27 @ AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario)
The lineup starts at 9 a.m. to get a chance to have something signed by the legendary director before his new show opens at the AGO. Those who already have one of his books from the AGO shop will get quicker access.
Kelly Library Book Sale (September 27-30 @ Father Madden Hall)
Every fall, this library hosts a huge used book sale, this year featuring more than 100,000 donated books and other media. You'll find musical scores, biographies, literature, a children`s corner, cookbooks, and special editions.
Deep Fried Classixx Pop-up (September 27-30 @ The Garrison)
Buffalo Chicken Nuggets w/ Buttermilk Ranch, Triple-Decker Grilled Cheese, Crunchy Kentucky Slaw, a Hawaiian Pizza Pocket and Mac n' Cheese Corn Dog will all be served during this four-day food pop-up inside The Garrison.
Ai Weiwei (September 27 @ Koerner Hall)
The great Chinese artist, activist and visionary, is in Toronto to receive the 2017 Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship. The ceremony is part of the 6 Degrees Citizen Space event.
Format Walls (September 27-30 @ Unlovable General and Gallery)
An exhibition of 30+ artists featuring work that captures memories, translates experiences and creates living histories. A selection of the installation images will be available to take home for free to share or keep.
To Hell and Back (September 27 @ Toronto Reference Library, Hinton Theatre, 3rd floor)
A former Hells Angel shares his story of recovery and redemption with stories from his his recently released book "To Hell and Back."
Oktoberfest (September 27 @ Batch Toronto)
The folks at Batch host an Oktoberfest party featuring seasonal brews and complimentary Bavarian food pairings. Make sure to RSVP before attending.
Caribbean Relief and Rhythm (September 27 @ The Phoenix)
This is a Toronto benefit concert for the island affected by Hurricane Irma featuring D'Bandit, Dr. Jay, DJ Starting From Scratch, and more. Tickets range from $20-$50 and doors are at 8 p.m.
JFL42 (September 27 @ Comedy Bar)
The city-wide comedy fest continues. Tonight for the first time in its 19 year history, two women tied to win the champion title at Just For Laughs' Homegrown Comics Competition in Montreal will co-headline a night.
The Invictus Games (September 25-30 @ Toronto, ON)
Today's sports at the Invictus Games include wheelchair rugby, sitting volleyball finals, and archery.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO