It’s already Sunday – so we better start planning your week.
We’ve combed through pages of concert listings, live performances and dance parties to bring you a curated shortlist of the coolest activities for all price-ranges and interests.
There’s something for everyone, so don’t hold back!
Are you upset about the current state of global politics? Choir! Choir! Choir! wants to help us raise our voices in a magical musical protest. They will be flying Milck in from LA to perform her new progressive political anthem “(I Can’t Keep) Quiet” with the rest of the giant and inclusive Choir! Choir! Choir! crew. Anyone can join in on this performance, regardless of your experience. Just bring your voice and a $15 participation fee. Proceeds will go to benefit The American Civil Liberties Union.
Where: The Phoenix Concert Hall
When: February 6 at 7 pm
Celebrate the Contact Photography Festival with the opening night of renowned Toronto-based photographer Nathaniel Brunt’s new show, Shaheed. This exhibit examines the history of photojournalism through a display of visual images documenting the longstanding conflict in Kashmir.
Where: 80 Spadina Avenue
When: February 9, 6 to 9 pm
Did you grow up quoting the Rush Hour movies at every opportunity? Well then don’t waste your chance to see comedian Chris Tucker perform at the Sony Centre. We could all use a good laugh this winter, so this is one ticket worth splashing out on! Tickets start at $42 each.
Where: The Sony Centre For the Performing Arts
When: February 10
For two whole days, but only two whole days, we Torontonians can gain free admission to the Aga Khan Museum. The Aga Khan Museum has one of the most famous collections of Islamic art in the world, and is surrounding by gorgeously designed grounds. There will also be pop-up performances by local musicians. With entry being free, it’s an affordable way to your cultural fix.
When: February 11 and 12, 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive
Calling all music lovers! The 17th annual Wavelength Music Festival is here to bring you three nights of awesome independent music. Hear such acts as TOPS, Emay and Fin, and Strands. These performances promise to be even cooler than the winter weather outside! Tickets are just $3 if you RSVP early, and $10 at the door.
When: February 12 to 14
Where: The Garrison, 1197 Dundas Street West
Attending an outdoor beer festival in the winter is basically peak Canada. So grab your parka and head down to the Roundhouse Winter Craft Beer Festival. There will be forty Ontario crafter brewers on site, as well as some from Alberta to keep things interesting! There will also be a bevy of food trucks, a fire pit, and even a simulated curling rink. Tickets range between $25 and $30.
Where: Steam Whistle Brewery, 255 Bremner Blvd
When: February 11