It’s almost the weekend!
Enjoy this fine Wednesday and check out what’s going on in the city today.
What: Jared Leto will be in town this evening with Thirty Seconds to Mars as they headline the Budweiser Stage. Walk The Moon, Misterwives, and Joyway will also be hitting the stage. The event is rain or shine.
When: June 6
Time: Doors open at 5 pm
Where: Budweiser Stage, 909 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Price: Tickets start at $15
What: Nearly 40 Toronto restaurants, bars, and cocktail lounges are participating by offering classic and innovative takes on the time-honoured cocktail. The official hub for festivities in Toronto is Superpoint Pizza where Campari will host Negroni Week activities including a gift shop stocked with limited-edition Campari art prints, t-shirts, branded bar tools, and patio parties (held on June 9 and 10) featuring guest bartenders from across the city.
When: On now until June 10
Time: Varies by location
Where: Participating Toronto bars and restaurants
Price: Varies by location
What: Starting on Wednesday, you can see one of the most controversial and sought-after contemporary art pieces in the world: Haight Street Rat by notable anonymous British street artist, political activist and film director, Banksy. This free exhibit will be showcased alongside works by Los Angeles graffiti icon RISK and other local street artists to promote the importance and impact of street art.
When: June 6 to 11
Time: Varies by day
Where: Yorkville Village,136 Yorkville Avenue
What: This month, Montreal-based choreographer Sasha Ivanochko is bringing her daring double bill Modern Woman in Search of Soul and Mirror Staging the Seeing Place to Toronto.
When: June 6 to 9
Time: 8 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: The Citadel: Ross Centre for Dance, 304 Parliament Street
Price: $20 to $40
What: The 12th annual Luminato Festival returns to Toronto this week. From June 6 to 24, the multi-arts and multi-platform event will take over the city for 19 days of free and ticketed programming. This year guests can look forward to an impressive lineup that fuses together arts and politics while highlighting contemporary issues such as human rights, diversity, and feminism.
When: June 6 to 24
Time: Varies by day
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Price: Varies by event