5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, January 23

Jan 23 2019, 4:57 am

We’re halfway through the work-week, which means you’re probably ready to blow off some steam and have some fun.

In case you’re looking for something to do, we’ve rounded up the top five events happening in and around the city this fine Wednesday.

Winter Exhibitions Opening Party

What: This winter, the Ryerson Image Centre will be hosting Winter Exhibitions, which will feature the private collection of Howard and Carole Tanenbaum. Titled True to the Eyes, the exhibit presents more than 200 photographs from the extraordinary and eclectic collection of the long-time Toronto couple. On January 23, you can kick off the new exhibit at this free opening party and get an early look at the exhibit.

When: January 23
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Ryerson Image Centre, 33 Gould Street
Price: Free to attend

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Japanese Pickling and Miso Making

What: Learn how to preserve veggies in traditional methods such as koji and miso fermentation. Enjoy samples and light refreshments along the way! It’s good for your gut, and a mindful practice too… tap into your body and mind connection.

When: January 23
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: Skippa – 379 Harbord Street
Price: $50

Chefs for Change

What: This event is one excuse to brave the cold: It’s a fun, cozy night out with friends and a way to support empowering programs that change lives in low-income communities through food. You can feast on world-class dishes co-created by dozens of Canada’s top chefs while supporting empowering food programs that change lives. Get your tickets here.

When: January 23
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Propeller Coffee – 50 Wade Avenue
Price: $175

Femme Fest

What: You can celebrate all the “divine feminine energy” in Toronto Wednesday evening at this event featuring work from local artists. There will also be a number of incredible vendors selling their handcrafted goods including clothing, prints, merchandise and more.

When: January 23
Time: 7 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: Supermarket, 269 Augusta Avenue
Price: No cover

Star Wars: A New Hope

What: The 1977 classic film, Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, will be hitting the big screens in Toronto this week for a very special performance with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. One of the most thrilling science fiction adventures ever made features renowned composer John Williams’ iconic score and you can watch it performed live to picture at the Roy Thompson Hall starting this evening.

When: January 23 to 26
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Roy Thompson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street
Price: Starting at $50

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