5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, September 12

Sep 9 2016, 6:30 pm

Another sunny week is ahead of us, Toronto!

Make the most of it and start early. Here are some events taking place in and around the city today.

Have a great week ahead!

Toronto Film Week/Toronto Arthouse Film Festival

The Toronto Arthouse Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing innovative and exciting work by risk-taking filmmakers from around the world. The week long event starts today, and all film screenings are free!

Where: Fox Theatre, 2236 Queen Street East
When: September 12 – 18

Yusuf/Cat Stevens

Singer-songwriter and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Yusuf/Cat Stevens is starting his fall tour right here in Toronto tonight! A Cat’s Attic will feature a limited run of stripped-down, introspective performances coinciding with the 50th anniversary of his 1966 single, “I Love My Dog.”

Where: Sony Centre for The Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
When: September 12 at 8 pm

Manifesto: The Summit Parts I, II, & III

Toronto’s Manifesto Festival continues this week, with music, workshops, panels and keynotes. Today is the third day for The Summit workshops.

Where: 277 Queen Street West
When: September 12 at 6 – 10:30 pm

Toronto Urban Film Festival

Your local subway station continues to show films as part of the Toronto Urban Film Festival. The event reaches over 1 million commuters daily with the short films it shows on subway platform screens. All you have to do is purchase a token!

Where: Your local subway
When: On Until September 18

Selah Sue

Belgian singer-songwriter Selah Sue has captured the music world with her soulful sounds. Check out her indie show tonight, as she plays tracks from her 2015 album Reason.

Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West
When: September 12 at 7 pm