5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, November 6

Nov 5 2019, 3:27 pm

Wednesday takes its name from the European deity Woden, so woden’t it be nice to get out and have some fun? Appease the ancient spirits by picking from one of these great events today, November 6.

Hot Docs Podcast Festival

What: The biggest names in audio storytelling are coming to Hot Docs this fall. Canada’s premier podcast festival returns with six days of live shows, plus a Creators Forum for industry pros and emerging audio makers.

When: November 6 to 11
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Admission: Festival passes start at $164, available online

The 9th!

What: Co-choreographed by The Shape of Water‘s Roberto Campanella and Robert Glumbeck, this remarkable new dance work uses life-size holograms and stunning projections to create a modern and innovative take on an iconic piece of classical music that has always been played to celebrate freedom and brotherhood.

When: November 6 to 9
Time: 8 pm
Where: Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay W
Admission: $50, available online

Don’t Break the Chain

What: It’s the hardest working stand up show in Toronto! Comedians air out new material they’ve written within an hour that day. It’s all-new bits by these comics, which means all the excitement of raw, unpolished performance.

When: Wednesday, November 6
Time: 9:30 pm to 11 pm
Where: Comedy Bar, 45 Bloor Street W
Admission: $5 at the door

Chocolate Groove – Rainbow Unicorn Rave

What: Just because Halloween has passed doesn’t mean you can’t get out and dance to some great music, with some seriously awesome costumed vibes. Rainbow Unicorn wants you in your best gear to enjoy some wicked tunes and community.

When: Wednesday, November 6
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Alternity, 333 Bloor St W
Admission: $20, available online

Abstract Acrylic Paint Pouring

What: Looking to pour out some amazing abstract art? Fresh Paint Studio is offering the chance to do just that. The program is intended for those familiar with the process but there are references for beginners.

When: Wednesday, November 6
Time: 5 to 9 pm
Where: Fresh Paint Studio, 1849 Danforth Ave
Admission: Cost varies on the size of the canvas, check online