5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, September 24

Sep 23 2019, 8:21 pm

It’s Tuesday, the day we celebrate the fact that it’s not Monday. To help you revel in that information, we’ve pulled together five great events happening in Toronto today, September 24.

Mac DeMarco at RBC Echo Beach

What: Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Mac DeMarco is performing this fall at RBC Echo Beach. Come see the man who defined slacker rock or as he once called it “jizz jazz.” The event is general admission only.

When: Tuesday, September 24
Time: 6 to 11 pm
Where: RBC Echo Beach, 909 Lake Shore Blvd W
Admission: $69, available online

The Office Toronto Trivia! Seasons 1 – 6

What: Office Trivia is back in Toronto. Play three rounds of serious Office trivia questions that will range from easy to difficult, with video-clip answers for every question. Some of the questions will be deep digs, so at points it will get hard. (That’s what she said.) First prize gets a $100 gift card for Dublin Calling plus other Office themed prizes for second and third place.

When: Tuesday, September 24
Time: 8 to 10:30 pm
Where: Dublin Calling, 250 Adelaide Street West
Admission: $5 per player

Anime! At the Revue: Perfect Blue

What: Perfect Blue is an anime classic that originally debuted in 1997. See a psychological thriller that helped bring Japanese animation to the English-speaking world. Satoshi Kon’s masterpiece is at the always classic Revue cinema.

When: Tuesday, September 24
Time: 7 pm
Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue
Admission: $12 to $15

Candle-making with authors Gilly Macmillan and Tarryn Fisher

What: If your idea of a good time is lighting a candle and curling up with a blanket and a good book in the fall then this is the event for you. Book lovers get to meet authors Gilly Macmillan and Tarryn Fisher and chat about new books The Nanny and The Wives with bestselling author Shari Lapena, followed by a candle-making workshop with Let’s Make It, where you’ll make your own soy candle to bring home with you.

When: Tuesday, September 24
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: The Jam Factory, 2 Matilda St
Admission: $50, available online

Japan Imagined

What: Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear from the Rijksmuseum’s Curator of East Asian Art, Menno Fitski, and discover the mysterious history of Japanese treasure. The Rijksmuseum has the largest collection of Kakiemon porcelain in the Netherlands and recently acquired one of the best pieces of exported lacquer in existence.

When: Tuesday, September 24
Time: 6:30 to 8 pm
Where: Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen’s Park
Admission: $18