5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, February 4

Feb 4 2020, 1:59 pm

Toronto’s Tuesday takes the cake. There’s a lot going on and we’ve found a few choice events going on around the city. It’s also the last day of the Toronto Human Rights Festival, make sure you check it out if you haven’t been already.

Toronto Human Rights Watch Film Festival

What: See some of the most powerful documentary films of some of the most serious issues happening in the world today. The annual Toronto Human Rights Watch Film Festival brings human stories to life in a manner that empowers the audience to demand justice for all. It’s the last day of the festival.

When: Tuesday, February 4
Time: Times vary
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema — 506 Bloor Street West
Admission: Free

Progress Festival

What: Progress is an international festival of performance and ideas, with shows ranging from theatre to dance to music. The festival is co-presented by the SummerWorks Festival and the Theatre Centre and it brings groundbreaking work from around the world to Toronto for three weeks.

When: On until February 15
Time: Varies by day
Where: Theatre Centre — 1115 Queen Street West
Admission: Single tickets are $25, available online

Ghana Week

What: Experience Ghanaian grooves, film, fashion, and folklore in a high-energy week of dynamic cultural programming. Building bridges between countries and communities, Celebrate Ghana features family-friendly storytelling, Afrobeat performances, and a fashion show in collaboration with African Fashion Week Toronto.

When: February 4 to 9
Where: Aga Khan Museum — 77 Wynford Drive
Admission: Free

Working Women Comedy

What: It’s a little early, but celebrate Valetines Day with some of the hardest working women in comedy. It’s a show of great local talent featuring comics like Emily Ferrier, Anna Menzies, Bougie B Bouge, Velvet Wells, Luba Magnus, Arianne Tong, and Clare Belford.

When: Tuesday, February 4
Time: 8 pm
Where: Gladstone Hotel Melody Bar — 1214 Queen Street West
Admission: $10, available online

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Trivia Night

What: Think you know everything about New York’s favourite police officers? Tonight,  fans of the hit TV show are encouraged to participate in this epic edition of Brooklyn Nine-Nine trivia. There will be three rounds, with 15 questions each. The top three teams will win a $100 Hemingway’s gift card.

When: Tuesday, February 4
Time: 6 pm to 9:30 pm
Hemingway’s — 142 Cumberland Street
$9 entry per player, register online

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