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It’s a beautiful Tuesday, Toronto!
Take advantage of the mild weather before things start to freeze in the city. Check out what’s going on around town this lovely day.
- Environment Canada forecasting flurries for Toronto this week
- Toronto police launch week-long pedestrian safety campaign
- Toronto bars with extended last call for Indie Week 2017 (MAP)
In the best spirit of artistic collaboration, the Yorkville Village Arts Festival is a joint initiative between First Capital Realty and Faculty of Art at OCAD University. Held annually at Yorkville Village, this cultural event showcases over 60 original contemporary art pieces created by 28 OCAD University students and recent graduates.
Where: Yorkville Village, 55 Avenue Rd
When: Now until November 8
It’s a case of stranger than fiction when it comes to the life of tech millionaire John McAfee who made his fortune from his anti-virus software only to use it to surround himself by armed men in a compound in the jungle of Belize where he lived a libertine lifestyle. When one of his neighbours turns up dead, McAfee is wanted for questioning and flees to Guatemala. He turns up again in the U.S. in 2016 as the Libertarian Party’s potential nomination for president. In Gringo, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Nanette Burstein is hot on the pursuit of the truth about the renegade mogul.
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
When: November 7 at 6:30 pm
Turn your Tuesday into a magical one. Want to see things disappear before your eyes? Of course you do. Head to The Lockhart and check out Dan Trommater to find yourself astounded. Free as always!
Where: The Lockhart, 1479 Dundas Street West
When: November 7 at 7 pm
Vikings: A New World Discovered. Long before the emergence of nation-states, Vikings found a niche to advance their culture and entrepreneurial spirit from the northern fringe of European civilization. Join Dr. William Fitzhugh as explores the story of the Vikings told in sagas, history, and archaeology.
Where: ROM, 100 Queen’s Park
When: November 7 at 7 pm
An espionage scandal rocks the political world in this intriguing contemporary opera about the delusion of love. Featuring performers from Toronto and Macau, Mr. Shi and His Lover illuminates the real-life affair of a French diplomat in China who falls in love with a mysterious opera singer. But is she who she says she is? The performance’s preview week opens tonight!
Where: Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman
When: November 7 at 8 pm