The top events in Toronto for April 2019 invite you, your dog, or just your dog-loving self to a new festival devoted to all-things doggy. Annual favourites like Hot Docs and Fashion Art Toronto are back and there's a new anime festival. Food, music and free stuff are on, too.Events you might want to check out:
Human Rights Watch Film Festival (April 3-10 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Taking a look at global crises and celebrating the power of the human spirit, this film festival uncovers stories about humans rights all over the world.
Middleditch and Schwartz (April 7 @ The Danforth Music Hall)
The dynamic duo Thomas Middleditch from Silicon Valley and Ben Schwartz of Parks and Recreation are bring the goofball laughs to Toronto.
AGO Massive (April 11 @ Art Gallery of Ontario)
Get your brightest sequins and shimmery duds out and party it up in the gallery at the AGO's huge annual party with this year's theme: crystal.
Images Festival (April 11-18 @ Multiple Venues)
Independent multi-media artists are putting on exhibitions, performances, and programming shows in galleries all over the city.
Barkworks (April 13 @ Evergreen Brick Works)
New this year is a festival devoted to all the furry friends out there with a day of Easter egg hunting, live entertainment, activities and shopping.
International Fan Festival (April 19-21 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre)
Anime fans can get their fill of all things anime fandom at this new festival featuring a weekend of special guests, parties, screenings and more.
Fashion Art Toronto (April 24-28 @ Daniel’s Spectrum)
High fashion and style take to the runway during this five-day showcase of innovative fashion works, performances, art, photography and short film.
New Ho Queen (April 25 @ Gardiner Museum)
New Ho Queen is back with a huge queer Asian and POC-focused party inside the Gardiner Museum as part of Ai Weiwei's Undivided exhibition.
Digifest (April 25-27 @ Corus Quay)
Designers, creatives and techies are all gathering for this festival devoted to the digital realm with talks, an interactive zone and workshops.
Hot Docs Festival (April 25 - May 5 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
Documentaries by filmmakers from all over the world are set to premiere at this annual film festival that features talks, events and over 200 films.
by Lisa Power via blogTO