Central & Remote: June 29th – July 1st

 A round up of the best/weirdest things to do this weekend in Toronto…


Friday June 29th

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW | Toronto Underground Cinema

Rocky Horror and it’s not even Halloween? This screening is part of Pride also known as  “Gay Christmas” and promises to be even more over the top than usual. It also marks the last event to be held at the TUC before it closes for the entire month of July. The cinema has been going strong for over two years but it has come to time to make much-needed repairs and upgrades to a space that was neglected for a long time.

Upgrades will be made to ensure the cinema can continue to play 35mm films and keep current with a digital setup allowing for a more consistent program. TUC also promises to add a “new element to their business structure that requires some work to be done to our service areas”. It’s hush-hush as to what exactly that means so we’ll all have to wait until the reopening in August.

Friday at 11:45PM, 186 Spadina


Also happening Friday…

Margie Kelk: Nowhereness Opening at Red Head Gallery

Proof 19 Opening at Gallery 44

Fiver (One Hundred Dollars’ Simone Schmidt) w/ US Girls at Silver Dollar Room

Hughes the Boss at The Boat

Toronto Beaches Film Fest at Fox Theathre

Electric Youth w/ Rouge at the Drake

ITZSOWEEZEE w/ Tom Wrecks + Demiggs at the Drake

Bike In Movie Night at Evergreen Brick Works

Karl Jannuska at the Music Gallery

The Rocket Summer at the Mod Club


Saturday June 30th

DIGITAL DREAMS FESTIVAL | The Flats at MCA – Ontario Place

Did you miss DEMF (Detroit Electronic Music Festival) and can’t wait until WEMF (World Electronic Music Festival) down in Madawaska, Ontario in August? Digital Dreams starts this Saturday through Sunday if you feel like cramming onto The Flats at Ontario Place with hundreds of other half-naked and sweaty electronic music fans. Shuttle service all over the GTA will be provided. Catch Major Lazar, Duck Sauce, Dub Fire, A-Trak, Art Department, Boris, and Sydney Blue to name a few.

 …Also happening Saturday

Yes Yes Y’all Pride Edition at the Annex Wreckroom

Alexi Murdoch at the Great Hall

Fishbone at Lee’s

Ssion and Lioness at Wrongbar

A Club Called Rhonda w/ Horse Meat Disco at the Drake

New Traditions Island Music & Art Festival


Sunday July 1st

Okay, point-form. Go plan your Canada Day, kids.

List of things open and closed Canada Day (LCBO/Beer Store OOOOOPEN!)

City of Toronto Canada Day event listings

Toronto Parks & Rec Canada Day event listings

Club-y, Rave-y, Booze Cruise-y Canada Day/Pride event listings

–  The Tragically Hip Burl’s Creek, Oro

The Bike Opera Project at Rustic Owl

Wolfshirt Records Family Hour at the Rochester

Vazaleen Night 2: Shame at Wrongbar



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