It’s a brand new week, Toronto.
And in case you spent your weekend indoors avoiding the cold, you’re going to want to bundle up and head out to check out these awesome events happening in the city this week.
We promise it’ll be worth it.
What: The Japanese Noodle House challenges ambitious eaters to devour a bowl of creamy chicken and coconut broth loaded with eight orders of pork belly, three orders of pork shoulder, three orders of thick noodles, bean sprouts, fried onions, and shredded red pepper. Do it in 15 minutes or less and the $35 bowl is FREE!
When: January 9, 5 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Kinton Ramen, 51 Baldwin Street
What: Each Tuesday in January, you can come and learn how to Bollywood dance. This beginner-level class will work through technique and style while building a fun short routine. No experience necessary!
When: January 9, 16, 23, and 30, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: Sony Centre for Performing Arts, 1 Front East
What: Canada’s favourite astronaut, Chris Hadfield, will be hosting the third annual Generator series, which will include presenters from different walks of life, creating an evening unlike anything else in the city. This year’s theme is ‘The Second Genius’ and will host a variety of incredible talents from the UK, Europe, Canada and the United States.
When: January 11, 8 pm to 10 pm
Where: Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street
What: Get your boutonnieres and corsages ready, Vintage Prom will be here before you know it. Now in its 4th year, Toronto Vintage Prom will host another exciting evening filled with plenty of vintage music, fashion and fun. Tickets are available online for $25
When: January 12, 8:30 pm to 2 am
Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West
What: Come and learn about the foundations of DJing and how to breakdance on ice prior to the Friday night outdoors Beats and Bents Friday night skate dance party.
When: January 12, 6 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Under the Gardiner Expressway, 250 Fort York
What: Cherry Bomb, Toronto’s hottest and best-loved monthly women’s/queer party, is taking over the Natrel Rink this Saturday. Skaters can warm up to the dynamic duo’s high-voltage set of house, funk, hip hop, UK funky, reggae, electro, tech and other dance floor tracks all evening long.
When: January 13, 8 pm to 11 pm
Where: Natrel Rink at 235 Queens Quay West