5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, May 8

May 8 2019, 2:45 am

Toronto, we’re officially halfway to the weekend.

Enjoy the warm-ish weather and check out these great events happening in the city today.

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Canadian Music Week

What: Now in its 38th year, Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music.

When: On now until May 12
Time: Varies by day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Price: Varies by the show

IQ Food Co x The Remix Project – PWYC

What: Known for quick, delicious, and healthy eats, IQ Food Co. is about to open its tenth Toronto location at Yonge and St. Clair. And to celebrate, the spot will be offering their menu in a pay-what-you-can format at their new outpost, all day long.

When: May 8
Where: 2 St. Clair Avenue West
Price: Pay what you can

iHeartRadio FanFest

What: One of the biggest highlights during Canadian Music Week, the third installment of iHeartRadio FanFest, will feature a stellar line-up of hit-makers including Marshmello. Famba, Lu Kala, Neon Dreams, and THE LAUNCH’s Cassiøpeia and Olivia Lunny.

When: May 8
Time: 6 pm to 7 pm
Where: REBEL Nightclub, 11 Polson Street
Price: Tickets are $50, 19+ only

Knock Down the House Screening

What: Coming hot off the heels of its Sundance Film Festival audience award win, Knock Down the House, a doc about four progressive women running for US Congress in 2018, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is set for an international premiere at Toronto’s Hot Docs Canadian Documentary Festival this week.

When: May 8
Time: 6:45 pm to 8:15 pm
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West
Tickets: $14, available online

SmartyPints Trivia

What: Rally up your friends and get ready to put all the random facts you know to use. Beer prizes and bragging rights are up for grabs at this weekly trivia night at Eastbound Brewery.

When: May 8
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Eastbound Brewery, 700 Queen Street East
Price: Free to attend

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