It's a big day for events in Toronto as Hot Docs kicks off with tons of buzzworthy screenings. Elsewhere, a new Rolltation location is opening and giving the people what they want: free sushi burritos. The Black Lips are here and there's a big party inside the Gardiner Museum.Events you might want to check out:
The Black Lips (April 25 @ Phoenix Concert Theatre)
Beloved all over for their old school, messy, psych rock sound, the Black Lips are screaming it out alongside Toronto's Fucked Up and Wooing.
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 Unbroken exhibition.
Free Sushi Burrito (April 25 @ Rolltation)
Rolltation is ready to open up a new location and giving away one of their sushi burritos to each person who drops by.
Return Trip (April 25 @ Antikka)
A new zine is launching that includes art, photography, stories, journals, poetry and essays from Canadian artists exploring themes of travel.
First N Third (April 25 @ The Peacock Public House)
Local music, art and performance is on as First N Third returns with a late-night, speakeasy-style party at a new and bigger location.
Skip Stop (April 25 @ Pari Nadimi Gallery)
Photographer and multimedia artist Jesse Colin Jackson managed to capture both the rise and fall of the iconic Regent Park Towers in this new exhibit.
VAV (April 25 @ Bluma Appel Theatre)
One of the Kpop scene's biggest boy bands is dropping by for a night of soulful and fun hits during their North American tour.
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.
Czech That Film Festival (April 25-28 @ Revue Cinema)
Czech That Film is now in its eighth year of showcasing the best and most recent Czech films, plus discussion with casts and crew.
Hot Docs Festival (April 25 - May 5 @ Multiple Venues)
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