Events in Toronto today are for the hungry, with Rib Fest back to take over Centennial Park and the start of the new Scarborough Night Market. Big hats and fancy dresses are happening at the Queen's Plate and it's the first Indie Friday of the season.Events you might want to check out:
Friday Night Live at the ROM (June 29 @ Royal Ontario Museum)
This week's edition of FNL has hot beats and good eats on deck, plus a look at the new exhibition Spiders: Fear & Fascination.
Indie Fridays (June 29 @ Yonge–Dundas Square)
YDS's free concert series of showcases highlighting emerging artists spanning all summer, kicking off with DJ Shub, DATU and hey! dw.
Ralph (June 29 @ The Great Hall Toronto)
Toronto's own Ralph has been getting noticed for her synth-pop stylings that mix disco and smooth soul for some sensuous vibes.
Herbie Hancock (June 29 @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts)
Jazz legend Herbie Hancock arrives as part of the TD Jazz Festival to perform songs from his decades-long career catalogue.
Westwood (June 29 @ Multiple Venues)
Dame Vivienne Westwood: punk, icon, provocateur gets her own documentary chronicling her storied career in fashion.
Xpace Cultural Centre Summer Opening Reception (June 29 @ Xpace Cultural Centre)
This artist-run space is launching its summer programming with a series of exhibitions that cover a diverse range of cultural topics.
Queen's Plate Festival (June 29 - July 1 @ Woodbine Racetrack)
Dress your best for this weekend-long festival of horse racing, big hats and performances by country singer Brad Paisley.
Scarborough Night Market (June 29 - July 1 @ Agincourt Mall)
The flavours of Hong Kong hit Toronto in celebration of Canada Day with food, music, shopping and free outdoor movies all weekend long.
Toronto Rib Fest (June 29 - July 2 @ Centennial Park)
Arguably one of the largest rib fest celebrations of the year, some of the biggest names in the rib game serve up some of the best ribs in the country.
Frontrunner (June 29 - July 6 @ Bad Dog Comedy Theatre)
An unscripted comedy extravaganza is going down as comedians compete in an improved showcase to decide who is the champion.
by Lisa Power via blogTO