5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, May 7

May 4 2018, 9:41 pm

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 today.

Canadian Music Week

What: Canadian Music Week is kicking off its 37th season today, and will host seven nights of performances, showcase hundreds of bands at more than 40 live music venues in downtown Toronto.

When: May 7 to 13
Time: Varies by day
Where: Locations throughout the city
Price: Ticket prices will vary by show

Books on Film: Sarah Burns on The Central Park Five

What: Emmy-nominated filmmaker and writer Sarah Burns recounts her investigation into the wrongful conviction of five innocent young Black and Hispanic men in the infamous 1989 Central Park Jogger case.

When: May 7
Time: 7 pm
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West
Price: $36 for adults

Haim – Sister Sister Sister Tour

What: The iconic Haim Sisters will be in Toronto this evening as part of their Sister Sister Sister tour. Get ready for an evening of non-stop dancing as the sisters perform their chart-topping hits Little of Your Love, Right Now, If I Could Change Your Mind and more.

When: May 7
Time: 8 pm
Where: Massey Hall, 178 Victoria Street
Price: Tickets are available online starting at $90

Leafy Trivia

What: Grab your buds for an evening of friendly competition at this cannabis-centric trivia night on all things green from pop-culture references, to historical facts, to legislation in Canada.

When: May 7
Time: 9 pm
Where: The Gladstone Hotel1214 Queen Street West
Price: Free to attend

CONTACT Photography Festival

What: Back for another year is the massive Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival showcasing works from hundreds of photographers at locations all over the city.

When: Now until May 31
Time: All day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Price: Free

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