15 things to do in Toronto today: Saturday, January 14

Jan 14 2017, 5:03 am

It’s a beautiful Saturday out there.

Be sure to enjoy the mild(er) weather, and get outside today! And if you’re looking for what’s going on in the city, here’s a list of events for you to choose from.

Have a great weekend, Toronto!

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Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival

Head to The Lightbox this weekend for the 16th annual Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival, TIFF’s celebration of the best Canadian cinema of 2016. Catch such works as Xavier Dolan’s critical darling Juste La Fin Du Monde, or Johnny Ma’s Old Stone, a work of noir centred around a Chinese taxi driver.

Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West
When: January 13 to 26

Designer Shoe Warehouse Sale

If you’re looking for shoes, you might want to head to Markham this weekend. A massive designer shoe sale is on all weekend long!

Where: Markham Fairgrounds, 10801 McCowan Road
When: January 14 at 10 am to 6 pm

Evergreen Winter Village

Celebrate winter at the Evergreen Brick Works! Eat, shop, play at this winter wonderland this weekend.

Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
When: January 14 at 11 am to 6 pm

2017 Next Stage Theatre Festival

The Next Stage Theatre Festival (NSTF) is the premiere winter theatre event in the city. Produced by the Toronto Fringe, NSTF is a platform for past Fringe artists to take groundbreaking work to the next level – and a gathering place for discerning culture lovers in the city.

Where: Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street
When: January 14

Luminosity by Meghan Thomas

Artist Meghan Thomas combines her background training as a makeup artist and body painter and transforms it into fine art paintings using airbrush and fluorescent paints which glow under UV light. Her canvases contain cultural imagery and are inspired by photographs and popular song lyrics.

Where: Urban Gallery, 400 Queen Street East
When: January 14 at 12 pm to 5 pm

Short & Sweet Bakeshop Cafe Grand Opening

This is no ordinary opening. The new bakery is giving out FREE cupcakes!

Where: 2025 Yonge Street
When: January 14 at 1 pm to 5 pm

Bird on a Wire

Tower of Song: Remembering Leonard Cohen: Pay tribute to the legendary poet, songwriter and artist. Another day, another celebration.

Where: Hot Docs, 506 Bloor Street West
When: January 14 at 3:30 pm

From Broadway to Obscurity

For two nights only! From Broadway To Obscurity is a high energy, incredibly funny cabaret about making hard choices for the right reasons.

Where: Toronto Centre For the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street
When: January 14 at 7:30 pm

The Secret Garden

Podium Concert Productions proudly presents the Tony Award®-winning musical The Secret Garden in concert for 3 performances only at the newly renovated and acoustically enhanced Trinity-St. Paul Centre/Jeanne Lamon Hall, with a world-class orchestra, hand-picked and led by Mark Camilleri, on stage with Canada’s brightest stars of stage and musical theatre.

Where: Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor Street West
When: January 14 at 7:30 pm

DJ Skate Nights: La Rumba Buena

La Rumba Buena is a night dedicated to classic Latin sounds inspired by the salsateca in Cali, Havana and New York. No frills, pure vibes, and a non-stop dance floor open to anyone who catches the rhythm.

Where: Natrel Rink, 235 Queens Quay West
When: January 14 at 8 pm

Pulp Art Party

PULP : paper art party is coming to Davenport! PULP : paper art party 2016 will turn Geary Lane into a blue bin playground. PULP is a fundraiser designed to examine the current lifecycle of discarded materials and investigate alternative uses. This year, PULP will again be raising funds and supporting artists at the Evergreen Centre at The Yonge Street Mission, a drop-in centre for street involved youth.

Where: 360 Geary Avenue
When: January 14 at 8 pm

Batsheva Dance Company: Decadance 2017

Helmed by the dynamic and talented choreographer, Ohad Naharin, Batsheva Dance Company has been critically acclaimed and popularly embraced as one of the foremost contemporary dance companies in the world. The company returns to Toronto for a second time in five years.

Where: The Sony Centre for Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
When: January 14 at 8 pm

Oasis: Supersonic

This film should be played loud. An incredible piece on one of the U.K’s biggest bands, and a must see for any Oasis fan.

Where: Hot Docs, 506 Bloor Street West
When: January 14 at 9:30 pm

Heroes: Bowie vs Prince Video Dance Party

Dance and party like it’s 1999. This Bowie vs Prince dance party is sure to get you moving this weekend.

Where: Velvet Underground, 508 Queen Street West
When: January 14 at 10 pm

Good Enough Live Karaoke at the Gladstone

Good Enough Live Karaoke is back at the Gladstone for another round! No cover & 300+ songs to choose from!

Where: The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West
When: January 14 at 10 pm


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