Hurtling over snowbanks is surely part of events in Toronto today, but there's also a few other things going on. The Progress Festival kicks off with innovative performances, Winter Wednesday is back and there's a free screening of Apocalypse Now. Stay warm!Events you might want to check out:
Evergreen's Winter Wednesdays (January 30 @ Evergreen Brick Works)
Warm up by a bonfire, grab some food or go for a skate as Evergreen Brick Works hosts another edition of its mini winter festival today.
The Surreal Life (January 30 @ 187 Augusta)
Local comedians take over an art space once again for another night of surrealist laughs meant to promote comedy as an art form.
Come Inside My Mind (January 30 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
There's still rush tickets left for this film that takes a look inside the brilliant but troubled mind of Robin Williams as part of a series on mental health.
Songwriters In The Round (January 30 @ Painted Lady)
Songwriters and musicians are dropping by to take to the stage and chat about the ups and downs that go into creating their work.
Take Care (January 30 @ Onsite Gallery)
Escape the cold recesses of the winter blues with some hands-on plant care and self-care learning, followed by a refreshing sound bath.
What Up! What Up! Toronto (January 30 @ Social Capital Theatre)
Toronto's monthly urban comedy showcase is back with comedians bringing the laughs and celebrating unique voices from this diverse city.
Local Burger Launch Party (January 30 @ LOCAL Public Eatery)
Local is set to launch a new burger and is looking to give away a few for free, plus a beer, to the first 100 folks who drop by
Someone's Gotta Go (January 30 @ Comedy Bar)
All things Friends is on as comedians recreate the classic show while pitting them against each other to see who is the least worthy to stay.
Apocalypse Now (January 30 @ Innis Town Hall)
A free screening of the iconic war drama Apocalypse Now is on starring a young Martin Sheen and a shadowy couple minutes of Marlon Brando.
Progress Festival (January 30 - February 17 @ Multiple Venues)
Theatre that's meant to highlight ideas and challenge conventional notions of theatre take to the stage with performances touching on issues of today.
by Lisa Power via blogTO