Oh, hey there.
I’m feeling a little snarky on this Thursday AM, m’dear event-goers.
See if you can guess which event wins for the most snark.
oh yahhh… and if you have a long weekend, enjoy it! If you don’t, know that I didn’t put any Monday listings up in honour of YOU.
Caribana – Uh… I mean “Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival”
Dusk Dances – a dance festival that is “Gently magical, charmingly fun, a lively adventure…” – Withrow Park
Rogers Cup Free Family Weekend – It’s like a street festival but it’s TENNIS. Sat & Sun
Irie Music Festival – Friday to Monday – Nathan Phillips Square – Free
Atomic Lollipop – Convention, Carnival, Music Festival & Massive 3-day party
Zine Dream – Fri-Sun – Multiple Places, ending in a fair at the Tranzac on Sunday
Artfest at the Distillery – Artists AND Artisans AND Live Music – Distillery District, Sat-Mon
Free Yoga by Kula – Outdoors at Dufferin Grove Park. Look for the flags. 6-7pm – Free – Warning, there is singing.
AGO’s First Thursdays – Featuring Kim Adams sculptures and performance by Cadence Weapon – AGO (Dundas and McCaul) – 7-11:30pm – $10-$12
Dancing on the Pier – ‘Toronto’s most scenic ballroom’ – Harbourfront Centre – Free
Downtown Paint – Raquel Da Silva’s solo show showcasing a collection of new work and her latest project Hoop Dreams – a series of custom made and painted basketball backboards. – Brockton Collective (442a Dufferin) – 7pm – Free
Open Roof Festival: Yuka and Bones Brigade – Drink Beer, Eat Food, Listen to Music, then watch a skate movie – 175 Queens Quay E – 730 Doors, 8pm Music, 9pm Movie – $15 – if you show up with a skateboard or a longboard, it’s $10.
Junction Free Outdoor Movie Night – Citizen Kane – Junction Train Platform (Dundas St. W & Pacific Ave) – 930pm – Free
The Judy Monologues – “A stunning performance that insinuates itself into the heart and soul of the woman who was Dorothy.” That’s Wizard of Oz Dorothy if you missed the reference – Box Toronto (89 Niagara St.) 730pm Fri, 8pm Sat – $10 door
History of the World – Workshop/interactive one-man show – Hub 14 (14 Markham St) Fri, Sat, 8pm $10
Gladstone Flea – A flea market, except it’s ‘juried’ to ‘save you from the itch’ – hmm – Gladstone Hotel – 10-4pm – Free
Kensington Walmart – “Wal-Mart and Videofag have teamed up to open a pop-up superstore right in the heart of Kensington Market! We’re so excited to present you with a selection of low priced toiletries and canned food items at prices that will outstrip all of our neighbourhood vendors!” – Videofag (187 Augusta) – Sat 7-10pm, Sun 11-5pm – Free
Yoga + Art + Park – Craft Market, wellness fair, free yoga classes – Trinity Bellwoods Park – Sat & Sun 11am-8pm – Free
Really really really Free Market – No money, no barter, no trade. Bring what you don’t need, take what you do – Campbell Park (Wallace and Emerson) – 10am-6pm (bring stuff before 4pm) – Free, duh.
Free Yoga in Dufferin Grove by Octopus Garden – Outdoor bendy times – 1030-1130 – Free