5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, October 25
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Happy Hump Day, Toronto!
Don’t let a little shower dampen your day. From free films to lantern walks, check out these events in Toronto this Wednesday!
- The Eaton Centre's stunning new pedestrian bridge finally has an opening date
- Admission to all of Toronto's historic museums FREE until end of November
- Ontario moving ahead with its 250 km/hr high speed rail plan
Free Screening: Rear Window on 35mm
Kick off your Wednesday with a free screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s mesmerizing thriller — presented in a stunning, precious print employing the Technicolor dye-transfer process. Wicked, witty and endlessly fascinating, Rear Window is simultaneously, a taut suspense story, a humorous romance, an acidic take on male-female relations, a study of voyeurism, and a reflexive critique of cinema itself.
Where: TIFF, 350 King Street West
When: October 25 at 6:30 pm
An Academy Award–winning dark fable set five years after the end of the Spanish Civil War, Pan’s Labyrinth encapsulates the rich visual style and genre-defying craft of Guillermo del Toro. In his revisiting of this bloody period in Spanish history, del Toro creates a vivid depiction of the monstrosities of war infiltrating a child’s imagination and threatening the innocence of youth.The Films of Guillermo Del Toro are presented in conjunction with Guillermo del Toro: At Home With Monsters.
Where: AGO, 317 Dundas Street West
When: October 25 at 7 pm
Alternative punk band Fall Out Boy return to Toronto for a huge show at the ACC tonight. The band is here as part of The M A N I A Tour.
Where: ACC, 40 Bay Street
When: October 25 at 7 pm
Fort York after Dark: Lantern Tours
Tour the grounds of Fort York at night to hear stories about this national treasure and the history that surrounds it, from the haunted lighthouse to the bloody Battle of York. The tour will visit two military cemeteries. Be sure to pre-register online!
Where: Fort York, 250 Fort York Boulevard
When: October 25 at 7:30 pm
Canadian Horror Story – A Bird Love Presentation
From the minds that brought you UNMASKED comes an improvised take on Ryan Murphy’s twisted series. Watch as BIRD LOVE weaves a spine-chilling Torontonian tale courtesy of a storyteller from Toronto’s The Haunted Walk into a never-before-seen season of the show we all love to hate/hate to love – compressed entirely into the span of one hilariously terrifying and terrifyingly hilarious night!
Where: Bad Dog Theatre, 875 Bloor Street West
When: October 25 at 8 pm