5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, September 30

Sep 29 2019, 8:00 pm

The week has begun anew, and with it the opportunity to attend more awesome events in Toronto. Make Monday matter and have some fun this September 30.

Young Thug & Machine Gun Kelly

What: See two of the most innovative names in hip-hop today, as Young Thug and Machine Gun Kelly come to Toronto to perform at RBC Echo Beach. Don’t miss your chance to catch them on the Canadian leg of their North American tour. See special guests Killy, Polo G, and more.

When: Monday, September 30
Time: 7 pm
Where: RBC Echo Beach, 909 Lake Shore Blvd W
Admission: $62, available online

The Beverly Street Seance

What: Things are about to get very spooky. Experience undeniable fear in an authentic Victorian Séance at one of downtown Toronto’s most haunted locations: George Brown House. This soul-shaking psychological experience is not intended for the weak or faint of heart.

When: Monday, September 30
Time: 7:30 and 9:30 pm
Where: Meet at 136 McCaul St
Admission: $59.99, available online

Couch Film Festival

What: The Couch Film Festival (CouchFF) is a quarterly event celebrating great films from around the globe. Watch great short films, all from the comfort of a screening room couch. This is an IMDb-certified festival, so any nominations and awards can be added to the creators’ profile. Come support some amazing creators and enjoy increadible cinema.

When: Monday, September 30
Time: 6 pm
Where: The Burroughes Building, 639 Queen St. W
Admission: Free, available online

Do or Die Comedy Showcase

What: Head to The Corner for some seriously amazing comedy in a venue “so small, it’s funny.” Check out some of the local talent and since it’s an open mic, if you have a set, show up early to register and get up there yourself.

When: Monday, September 30
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Corner, 163 John Street
Admission: $5

A Beginners Guide to Japan with author Pico Iyer

What: Pico Iyer is one of the world’s most beloved essayists and travel writers. In his latest two books, Autumn Light and A Beginner’s Guide to Japan, he offers distinct and touchingly intimate portraits of the country where he has lived for the last three decades: Japan. At this event, Iyer will discuss these exquisitely crafted new books and the colourful people and places that inspired them.

When: Monday, September 30
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street W
Admission: $13, available online