Today in Toronto you can check out a free film festival spotlighting the best in experimental filmmaking, attend a block party on College Street, eat Skittles atÂ a free Hollerado concert, and plenty more.ÂEvents you might want to check out:
Brockton Block Party (December 28 @ Laylow Brewery)
Three venues along College St. are teaming up to host their first annual Brockton Block Party. You'll find live music from local bands, plus plenty of booze and specialty drinks from each of the party throwers' shops.
Cocoabutter (December 28 @ The Ossington)
Can't wait until New Year's Eve to Party? Consider swinging by the Ossington for a no cover dance party with music by Karim Olen Ash, Ace Dillinger, Aquare Amore, and plenty others.
Jurassic Park Live In Concert (December 28 @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts)
A full symphony orchestra performs John Williams stunning score live to picture, presenting the landmark film like never before. No guarantee Jeff Goldblum will be there but feel free to show everyone your best impression.
What's In The Box Festival (December 28 @ Drake Underground)
The city's cheapest music festival presses on with performances by the explosive Cobourg rock duo Cleopatrick and homegrown Toronto alt rock band Day Trip. Cover is $5.
Sure's 2 Year Anniversary at Sneaky Dee's (December 28 @ Sneaky Dee's)
Toronto's cheeky alt-rockers Sure celebrate their 2 year anniversary with a music party above Sneaky Dee's. Lush Buffalo, Kniefy, and more support Sure as the openers of the night.
A Stand-Up Comedy Showcase (December 28 @ Comedy Bar)
'The Best Of' returns for their one year anniversary with a lineup of Canada's top comedians. The show includes talent featured on JFL, CBC, Yuk Yuks, and more.
Handlebar Presents Shintaro (December 28 @ Handlebar)
Handlebar plays host to experimental live music from Shintaro and interactive visuals by almondmilq at this pay what you can art event.
Bad & Boujee Burlesque (December 28 @ Lula Lounge)
Toronto lady of burlesque Pastel Supernova brings her latest Love Letters Cabaret production to Lula Lounge for a dose of glamour, showgirls and comedy.
Free Hollerado Show at the Skittles Pawn Shop (December 28 @ Skittles Holiday Pawn Shop)
Hollerado plays a free daytime concert at the Skittles Pawn Shop, a pop-up spot on Queen that lets you donate unwanted holiday gifts in exchange for Skittles. All those gifts will be donated to the United Way.
Free Best of Shorts Film Festival (December 28 @ Carlton Cinemas)
Thirteen of the best animated and experimental short films from around the globe land in Toronto for a free showcase.
by Corey Van Den Hoogenband via blogTO