5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, April 22

Apr 19 2019, 2:10 am

Hopping off of a long weekend can be tough, but it doesn’t have to be.

If you’re looking for a way to ease yourself back into the work week, look no further than these events happening in Toronto today.

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Four Chords and a Gun

What: Four Chords and a Gun is an explosive new play about the infamous punk band The Ramones written by John Ross Bowie. The play reveals the drama-filled 1979 recording session that led to The Ramones album End of the Century, produced by the volatile Phil Spector.

When: On now until April 28
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Fleck Theatre
Tickets: From $39

Earth Day Party

What: Expect DJs, an “upcycling marketplace,” food, drink and special performances at this party honouring Mother Earth. Entry is free, but guests are encouraged to make a donation… so much so that there will be rewards for those who do!

When: April 22
Time: 5:3o pm
Where: The Gladstone Hotel – 1214 Queen Street West
Tickets: FREE

The Colour Club Pop-Up

What: The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation has created a pop-up experience filled with whimsical vignettes and technicolour imagery. An ode’ to a vintage beauty parlour, you’ll be washed in bright hues, and there will be cheeky nods to salons and styling for you to discover.

When: On now until April 27
Time: Noon to 7 pm
Where: 128 Peter Street
Tickets: FREE

John Craigie

What: Beloved for his eloquent Americana style, captivating live shows, and off-the-cuff, whimsy and clever observations, John Craigie carries the legacy of classic singer-songwriters, while colouring the archetype with his own brush. See him live at the Dakota Tavern tonight.

When: April 22
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: The Dakota Tavern
Tickets: From $15

All-You-Can-Eat Pasta Tasting

What: Pasta Mondo is a fresh pasta restaurant that serves 7200 combinations. At this tasting, you’ll have the opportunity to try them all! Enjoy a live demo with unlimited pasta and toppings, including pastas that haven’t yet hit shelves, salads with countless dressings, and Nutella lasagna.

When: April 22
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: 525 University Avenue
Tickets: $25.99

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