5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, May 14

May 13 2018, 1:16 am

Monday, we meet again.

Rather than letting the Monday blues get the best of you, make the most of the brand new week by checking out these events happening in the city tonight.

Alter Ego Exhibit

What: Alter Ego celebrates Canadian comic book heroes, including Scott Pilgrim, Captain Canuck, Nelvana, and Kagagi, in addition to some of Canada’s best biographical and realist comic creators, like pioneering Superman artist Joe Shuster.

When: Now until July 29
Monday to Friday, 9 am to 8:30 pm; Saturday, 9 am to 5  pm; Sunday, 1:30 pm to 5 pm
Where: TD Gallery, Main Level, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
Price: Free

Paprika Festival

What: The 17th Paprika Festival kicks off today and runs until May 20. Come and enjoy new plays, movement, music, workshop productions, experimental art and more — all created by young artists.

When: May 14 to 20
Time: Various times by day
Where: Aki Studio, 585 Dundas Street East
Price: $10

The Chef Collective Pizza Battle

What: The Chef Collective, sponsored by Kraft Heinz present this battle featuring four chefs and 4 bloggers teaming up to master the all-time classic: pizza! Doors open at 6 pm, the battle starts at 7 pm sharp!

When: May 14
Time: 7 pm
Where: District 28, 28 Logan Avenue, Toronto
Price: Free

Open Kitchen Toronto

This collaborative dinner series aims to showcase and support the advancement of women in the culinary industry. For this installment, chefs Lora Kirk and Lynn Crawford will feature a market-inspired, four-course farm honouring the farmers, fishermen, and friends of Ruby Watchco. Cocktail and wine pairings included.

When: March 14
Time: 7 pm
Where: 730 Queen Street East, Toronto
Price: $175

The Future of Film

What: Celebrate a series of strong short films made by talented Canadian filmmakers aged 30 and younger from across Canada. The Future of Film is national in scope and focuses on providing a platform for young Canadian filmmakers and a forum to showcase their talent.

When: May 14
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Theatre Toronto, 259 Richmond Street West
Price: $11.50

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