Welcome to Friday. Toronto has a lineup of interesting things to check out today. Evanescence is in to perform; one of a few musicians worth seeing. A big party is on at the ROM and there's an outdoor movie screening at Downsview Park.Events you might want to check out:
ROM Summer Fridays (July 27 @ The Royal Ontario Museum)
Drink up and explore the museum at this big summer bash. Live music and discount admission are also on, plus snacks and performances.
Evanescence (July 27 @ Budweiser Stage)
Evanescence's powerful presence has continued to captivate a generation of music lovers, and now they're here alongside violinist Lindsey Stirling.
Downsview Park Friday Night Lights (July 27 @ Downsview Park)
Away from the city lights, an outdoor screening of Jumanji is on. It's BYOC+B (chair/blanket) and there's the chance to win a prize pack.
Indie Fridays (July 27 @ Yonge–Dundas Square)
Catch up-and-coming indie stars Iskwé, POSEY and Lydia Ainsworth at this week's edition of Indie Fridays, plus graffiti artists showing their stuff.
Darlene Shrugg (July 27 @ Lee's Palace)
Toronto's own avant-pop power group takes a trip into the nether-reaches of deep soundscapes with synth heavy, orchestral, hi-fi rock tunes.
Market Battles (July 27 @ St. Lawrence Market)
St. Lawrence Market vendors battles it out at this huge smokehouse competition. It's free to attend and there'll be live music and games.
Homeshake (July 27 @ Horseshoe Tavern)
Form the mind of Montreal's Peter Sagar comes this indie pop music project stacked with groovy beats, fun mixes, and chill vibes.
Angels Wear White (July 27 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Director Vivian Qu film examines a teenager's moral dilemma after she witnesses a sexual assault in her small seaside town.
Cher Tribute (July 27 @ Glad Day Bookshop (Church))
Do you believe in life after love? The iconic queen gets a party with DJ Michael K, DJ Maggy, and drag performances by Queen Farra N Hyte.
Generation Wealth (July 27 - August 2 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
Take a look inside the lives of the ultra-wealthy as artist-photographer-filmmaker Lauren Greenfield captures the human consequences of fame and greed.
by Lisa Power via blogTO