Both the Invictus Games and JFL42 continue this week with big events and stand up comedy shows (respectively) in venues all over the city. If you're looking for less spectacle, there's also the new d'bi.young anitafrika play and the Nick Murphy concert.Events you might want to check out:
The Films of Denis Villeneuve (September 26 - October 5 @ TIFF)
In advance of the release of the hotly anticipated Blade Runner 2049, TIFF profiles the Quebecois filmmaker with a full retrospective of his work. Tonight's films are Enemy and Cosmos.
Lukumi (September 26 - October 9 @ Tarragon Theatre)
The final play in d'bi.young anitafrika's theatrical trilogy is an Afrofuturistic dub opera set in a postapocalyptic Toronto in 2167. If you've never seen a d'bi young play, now's your chance!
Nick Murphy and Chet Faker (September 26 @ The Danforth Music Hall)
New York-based Australian producer and musician Nick Murphy's latest project is like a goodbye letter to his old moniker, Chet Faker. If you want to hear some glowing electronic sounds, don't miss this show.
An Evening of Arabic Classical Music (September 26 @ Toronto Reference Library)
Renowned musician, George Sawa, plays his beloved instrument, the qanun, accompanied by rhythmic beats of drums used in Egyptian bellydance music.
Billy Bragg (September 26-28 @ Horseshoe Tavern)
The Horseshoe is celebrating 70 years this month with a string of impressive shows. This is the first of three nights for Billy Bragg, grab some tickest where you can.
The Fish Eyes Trilogy (September 26 - October 15 @ Factory Theatre)
With razor sharp writing, a Dora Award-winning performance, and spellbinding dance, Anita Majumdar’s The Fish Eyes Trilogy is a unique portrait of the intertwining lives of three teenage girls at one BC high school.
JFL42 (September 21-30 @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts)
The city-wide comedy fest continues this week and tonight's shows in venues all across the land include stand up from folks like Liza Treyger, Kyle Kinane, and Hari Kondabolu
Invictus 2017 (September 25-30 @ Toronto, ON)
The massive international sporting event keeps on trucking this week and today's big games are powerlifting, sitting volleyball, indoor rowing and cycling.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO