5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, October 16

Oct 16 2019, 3:39 am

Do people still say YOLO? Probably not, but let’s bring it back.

YOLO your freaking heart out this Wednesday and live your one life to the fullest in Toronto this October 16 at one of these events.

Against Me! – 2 nights, 4 albums, 48 songs

What: From the world cultural capital of Gainesville, Florida, it’s Against Me! As part of a two-day show event, they’ll be playing songs from the album White Crosses & Transgender Dysphoria Blues.

When: Wednesday, October 16
Time: 6 pm
Where: The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Avenue
Admission: Start at $45, available online

Friends trivia

What: It doesn’t matter if you’re on a break, get your crew together and head out to this Friends trivia event. Flex your knowledge of the cafe, Marsell, and every other detail of the iconic series. It’s three rounds of 15 questions with the top three teams winning a $100 Hemingway’s gift card.

When: Wednesday, October 16
Time: Doors open at 6 pm, questions start 7 pm
Where: Hemingway’s Restaurant, 142 Cumberland St
Cost: $9 to enter

Big Dork Energy: A Whisky Kids Sketch Revue

What: Whisky Kids, a new Toronto sketch comedy duo, presents their debut showcase. It’s a heady melange of nerd cred, social anxiety, and lousy vampire boyfriends. Big Dork Energy is an off-the-chain party only two people showed up to, and they just started cleaning.

When: Wednesday, October 16
Time: 8 pm
Where: Bad Dog Theatre Company, 875 Bloor Street W.
Admission: $10, available online

What’s Poppin’ at Sneaky Dee’s

What: It’s being called “Toronto’s longest-running weekly hip hop/party night,” and after 10+ years and counting, they may just be right. Head to one of the most iconic hangouts in town and get down tonight.

When: Wednesday, October 16
Time: 10 pm
Where: What’s Poppin’, 431 college St

James Bond: The Music

What: Prepare to be shaken (and stirred) as the Toronto Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to the suave and immortal secret agent, James Bond. Relive the iconic hits—“Skyfall,” “Live and Let Die,” “For Your Eyes Only,” and more. Performances are roughly two hours long, including a 20-minute intermission.

When: Wednesday, October 16
Time: 2 to 4 pm and 8 to 10 pm
Where: Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Admission: Tickets start at $58, available online

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