Events in Toronto this week are pretty across the spectrum, with everything from the much anticipated opening of Infinity Mirrors, to the home opener of Toronto FC. The Vintage Clothing Show is back, and so is DVSN.Events you might want to check out:
Infinity Mirrors (March 3 - May 27 @ Art Gallery of Ontario)
Yayoi Kusma's Infinity Mirrors is easily the most highly anticipated art event of the year and it finally kicks off this month to equal parts wow you and test your patience. Hopefully you snagged your ticket early!
Vintage Clothing Show (March 3-4 @ Queen Elizabeth Building at Exhibition Place)
Calling all vintage lovers. Who even buys new anymore? With thousands of vintage items from both unknown and designer brands, there's a very good chance you'll find yourself a gem.
Celebrate Toronto (March 3-6 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
Here's to 184 years of Toronto! And what better way to celebrate our fair city's b-day than with a festival at City Hall? Food trucks galore, skating, music, and shopping make around out the four day event.
Toronto FC Home Opener (March 3 @ BMO Field)
The homeowner against Columbus Crew no doubt marks the beginning of soccer season in the city and Toronto's team isn't one to miss as they work to defend their championship title.
The Courage of a Movement (February 28 @ The Royal Conservatory, Koerner Hall)
Feminist lawyer Gloria Steinem discusses everything from the Women’s March to the #MeToo movement as we witness a sea change when it comes to gender justice and women’s rights.
Black Boys (February 28 - March 11 @ Buddies In Bad Times Theatre)
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre presents Black Boys, a raw, intimate, and timely exploration of queer male Blackness.
6ix Rising (February 28 @ Toronto Reference Library, Hinton Learning Theatre (3rd floor))
Toronto's reputation as a hotbed for rising hip hop and rap artists takes centre stage in this full length documentary presented by Noisey.
DVSN (February 28 @ REBEL)
Toronto's own r&b duo have made their way back to their home city for a two-night stint at Rebel.
Sketch Comedy Festival (March 1-11 @ Theatre Centre Cafe)
Now 13 years running, TOsketchfest will feature well-known international acts like Flo & Joan, singing action from TallBoyz II Men and a live album recording by The Williamson Playboys.
Milk & Bone (March 1 @ Mod Club Theatre)
Montreal electropop duo are in town for one night only before they continue on their worldwide tour.
Under Snow (March 1 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Ulrike Otter's 2011 film Under Snow takes a artful look at the daily lives of two two kabuki performers. English subtitles included.
International Bicycle Show (March 2-4 @ Better Living Centre)
Bike hounds are in for treat as the Toronto International Bicycle Show showcases the biggest names in bikes and bike accessories.
Winter Brewfest (March 2-4 @ Enercare Centre)
Get ready for the 3rd annual Toronto Winter Brewfest featuring over 40 breweries, more than 150 beers, food trucks, DJs, games, and more.
Kayper (March 3 @ REBEL)
A vertern to the worldwide DJ game, UK's hip-hop and house producer Kayper will be spinning all night at Rebel.
Light Festival (January 19 - March 4 @ Distillery District)
This week marks your last chance to catch this dazzling display of lights, best experienced on even the dreariest of winter evenings.
WinterStations (February 19 - April 1 @ The Beaches)
Now in its fourth year, these art installations can be viewed at any of the Beaches main shorelines, including Balmy, Kew, and Ashbridges Bay.
Yoko Ono's The Riverbed (February 22 - June 3 @ Gardiner Museum)
This three-part installation by Yoko Ono invites visitors to participate in the artwork through everyday action and contemplation.
by Lisa Power via blogTO