5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, February 27

Feb 26 2019, 9:58 pm

Well Toronto, we’re halfway through the work week.

And in case you’re in the mood to blow off some steam and have some fun, we’ve rounded up five of the top events happening in the city this fine Wednesday, February 27.

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Winter Stations 2019

What: Winter Stations returns for its fifth year, welcoming international designers to bring public art installations to The Beaches. The installations, which run from February 18 until April 1, will be temporary structures that will be able to withstand our rigours winter weather.

When: On now until April 1
Time: All day
Where: Woodbine Beach, 1675 Lake Shore Blvd. East
Price: Admission is free

Black Writers Matter

What: Come to an evening discussion about the Black Canadian experience, as told through the stories of some of the writers in Black Writers Matter, a powerful new anthology of African-Canadian writing, edited by Whitney French.

When: February 27
Time: 6 pm to 7 pm
Where: Bram and Bluma Appel Salon, 789 Yonge Street, #2nd floor
Admission: Entry is free

Dillon Francis in Toronto

What: American DJ Dillon Francis, who is known for popularizing the moombahton genre, is performing a set in Toronto at the Danforth Music Hall this evening, alongside Maddmon.

When: February 27
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Avenue
Admission: Tickets range from $31 to $40

Game Night at the Fifth Public House

What: Test Your Smarts on Wednesday nights with Moosehead lager and win some amazing prizes. Hosted by comedians Joey Harlem, Dan Curtis Thompson and James O’Hara, you’re guaranteed some Hump Day laughs.

When: February 27
Time: First round begins at 7 pm
Where: The Fifth Public House, 221 Richmond Street West
Admission: Free cover

James Blake in Toronto

What: English singer and songwriter James Blake is performing in Toronto this evening as part of his North American tour, to promote his latest album Assume Form. 

When: February 27
Time: 8 pm
Where: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street
Admission: Tickets range from $43.89 to $70.89