Today in Toronto you can attend the taping of a comedy special, hear real life ghost stories on stage, watch a live art battle go down, and celebrate the life of Gord Downie in the most fitting way possible.ÂEvents you might want to check out:
Toronto Sings For Gord Downie (October 24 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
Choir! Choir! Choir! leads a sing-a-long in celebration of Gord Downie this evening at Nathan Phillips Square. Many of the Hip's favourite hits are on the docket, like New Orleans Is Sinking, Courage, Wheat Kings, and Bobcaygeon.
Art Battle Toronto (October 24 @ The Great Hall Toronto)
Painters have 20 minutes to take their canvases from blank to beautiful, the audience votes for a winner, and the best works are auctioned off.
Ghost Stories Told Live (October 24 @ The Garrison)
Get ready for a terrifying night of ghost, Halloween, and spook related (mostly) true stories. Nine storytellers will take the stage to share their tales and get you in the Halloween mood.
Japandroids (October 24 @ Massey Hall)
Heartland punks and JUNO Award nominees Japandroids come to Massey Hall to play music off their 2017 album Near To The WIld Heart Of Life. With them is Cloud Nothing.
Scott Thompson Comedy Album Recording (October 24 @ Drake Hotel)
Ever wanted to be in a stand up special? Don't miss this rare chance to be in the audience of the Kids in the Hall and Larry Sanders Show veteran's latest comedy album.
Carousel 39 Launch Party (October 24 @ The Steady Cafe & Bar)
Carousel, the bi-annual hybrid magazine featuring Canadian comics, fiction, interviews, and poems launches its 39th edition. Don't miss this chance to visit the Steady before it closes next week.
Ben Folds (October 24 @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre)
The singer-songwriter and '90s icon Ben Folds stops by the Phoenix to fill your ears with sweet piano pop. Joining him is the electrofolk act Tall Heights.
Toronto's International Festival of Authors (October 19-29 @ IFOA: International Festival of Authors)
Engage with the literature of our times, explore the world of books and get acquainted with the authors and their ideas.
Ex Libris: New York Public Library (October 20-26 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
Hot Docs has a new documentary on its hands, one that explores every inch of the world renowned New York Public Library from newspaper archives to photo collections.
Ai Weiwei's Human Flow (October 20 - November 2 @ TIFF)
Shot in 23 countries over one eventful year, this epic film journey gives a powerful visual expression of this century's massive human migration crisis.
by Corey Van Den Hoogenband via blogTO