5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, June 19

Jun 19 2018, 1:32 am

It’s a brand new day in Toronto, which means there are plenty of new events worth checking out.

From live music to free movie screenings, here are your top Toronto events for Tuesday, June 19.

Poison at Budweiser Stage

What: If you’re in the mood to rock out this evening, Poison is headlining the Budweiser Stage alongside Cheap Trick and Pop Evil. Get ready to sing along to popular 80s songs Every Rose Has It’s Thorn, Nothin’ But a Good Time, and Rock and Roll All Night.

When: June 19
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm
Where: Budweiser Stage, 909 Laske Shore Blvd. West
Price: Tickets start at $29

Out the Window

What: Out the Window is a documentary theatre performance from Toronto artist Liza Balkan about an incident she witnessed in 2010 of police brutality towards a mentally ill man, that resulted in his death.

When: June 19 to 24
Time: June 19 to 22, 7 pm to 9:30 pm; June 23, 2 pm to 4:30 pm & 7 pm to 9:30 pm; June 24, 2 pm to 4:30 pm
 Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Price: $39

Art Battle Toronto Regional Finals

What: Live competitive painting event Art Battle Toronto is taking over the Great Hall this evening, where painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes and the audience votes to choose the winner who will represent the region against painters from all across Canada.

When: June 19
Time: 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West
Price: $20 General admission

Trinity Bellwoods Movie Night

What: Get the popcorn ready! Trinity Bellwoods BIA is hosting a free screening of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial at the dog bowl in Trinity Bellwoods Park this evening. The screening will begin at dusk.

When: June 19
Time: Roughy 9 pm
Where: Dog Bowl, Trinity Bellwoods Park
Price: Free

The Art of Banksy

What: A new massive exhibit curated by Steve Lazarides, Banksy’s former manager, is now open in Toronto displaying the largest collection of the artist’s works. According to organizers, with over $35 million in art, this is the largest Banksy exhibit ever assembled.

When: Now until July 11
Time: Hours vary by day
Where: 213 Sterling Road, Toronto
Price: Tickets start at $35

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