Today's events in Toronto include a free festival showing off the best in European filmmaking, a night time market for vinyl and music enthusiasts, and a live show exploring the science of Stranger Things. On top of all that, pubs across the city are celebrating Robbie Burns Day.Events you might want to check out:
Robbie Burns Pop-up Snack & Dram Bar (January 25 @ 2nd Floor Events)
Dewar's celebrates Robbie Burns Day by opening a one day pop-up speakeasy and snack bar, featuring a mash-up of traditional Scottish and Canadian bar foods.
Free Best of European Short Film Fest (January 25 @ Carlton Cinemas)
Carlton Cinema's free festival series continues this week, with 12 of the best European short films being screened at no cost. Films from Belgium, Germany, Greece, Italy and more await.
Science of Stranger Things (January 25 @ Tranzac Club)
SciCommTO delves into the Upside Down for one night only to debunk the science of Stranger Things. They're also hosting trivia and party games based on everyone's favourite Netflix nostalgia well.
Night Time Record Show (January 25 @ Monarch Tavern)
The city's top vinyl dealers gather at Toronto's only night time record show to present you with their best LPs. They've even got a liqour license to serve you beer while you're perusing.
The God of Cookery (January 25 @ Revue Cinema)
Catch a film about a celebrity chef's fall from grace and quest for redemption, all while diving into delicious Chinese cuisine on site. The Revue hosts the flick while Revel Food provides pop-up eats.
Electrovelo (January 25 @ Handlebar)
A synth-pop, disco, electroclash dance party is heading to Handlebar tonight to help get your weekend started early. It's hosted by DJ Lana, with no cover fee to get in.
Techfest (January 25 @ Steam Whistle Brewing)
Canada's leading tech career event boasts 15 hiring companies offering more than 300 career opportunities. Past participants have included Amazon, Best Buy, Microsoft, Ubisoft, and more.
The Music of Bob Dylan (January 25 @ Lula Lounge)
Lula Lounge hosts the Bob Dylan tribute artist, Bobby Jones, and a handful of guest players for an evening of music exploring Dylan's nearly 60 year discography.
PitchItTO (January 25 @ The Lodge On Queen)
The 25th PitchItTO lands this Thursday, giving four startups the opportunity to pitch their companies' ideas - Dragon's Den style - to an audience. There'll be a Q&A and period for networking afterwards.
by Corey Van Den Hoogenband via blogTO