5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, January 30

Jan 30 2020, 4:40 am

Thursday is the new Friday, everybody knows that.

To prove it, check out these great events going down in the city today, January 30.

Toronto Light Fest

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What: A very cool and bold set of creations created by a series of different artists, this light fest is free to the public and not to be missed.

When: On until March 1
Where: Distillery District
Admission: Free

Book Ends North Chapter – Clearance Sale

What: Get your read on for pennies on the dollar. Book Ends is putting on a massive books sale at their Young Street location. Shop for fiction pocketbooks at five for $1 or 25¢ each,
hardcovers fiction: three for $1, comics for 25¢ each, and many more at wild prices.

When: On until February 1
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Book Ends — 5120 Yonge Street

James Green Electric

What: Head to the self-proclaimed home of blues in Toronto, Grossmans, for a night of the best live blues in the city. This installment includes James Green Electric.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 10 pm
Where: Grossman’s Tavern — 379 Spadina Avenue
Admission: No cover

Gen-X @ Gladstone Hotel

What: Do you miss the 90s? Toronto’s classic alt rockers, Gen-X, are coming to the Gladstone and playing some of the very best songs from the decade. Forget a 90s night, this is about that 90s life.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 8 pm
Where: Gladstone Hotel –1214 Queen Street West
Admission: No Cover

Cory Wong concert

What: A rising star in the music world, Wong is bringing the motivating and upbeat style of guitar work that’s made him an increasingly well-known force in the world of music.

When: Thursday, January 30
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Phoenix Concert Theatre — 410 Sherbourne Street
Admission: $30 to $45

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