5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, September 12

Sep 12 2018, 2:31 am

Happy Humpday, Toronto! You’ve made it to the middle of the week and even though the weekend is still two whole days away we’ve found ways to make the best of today.

Here are five great way to spend your Wednesday.

Toronto International Film Festival

What: The 43rd-annual Toronto International Film Festival continues in the city this week. The 10-day festival features moving, influential and star power-packed films from both home and abroad.

When: Now until September 16
Time: Screenings and event times vary by day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Price: Varies by screening

Louis Vuitton Time Capsule Exhibition

What: The Time Capsule Exhibition is a journey that revisits landmark innovations in technology and design through the history of Louis Vuitton. Travelling from 1854 to the present day, the journey is told using rare and celebrated objects selected from the Louis Vuitton archives.

When: On now until September 30
Time: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 9 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11 am to 9 pm
Where: Union Station, Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza, 65 Front Street West
Free admission

YSL Beauty Hotel Toronto

What: Calling all beauty lovers! Iconic makeup brand YSL is hosting an epic two-day event where the public is invited to check out the latest beauty innovations, makeup masterclasses, personalization services, Instagram photo opportunities and more.

When: September 12 and 13
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: 195 Spadina Avenue
Price: Free to attend, must register online

Fight back against Ford: Rally to save our democracy and rights

What: Following Premier Doug Ford announcing he will invoke the Constitution’s notwithstanding clause to override Monday’s court decision on Toronto City Council, an anti-Ford rally is scheduled in Toronto this afternoon. Event organizers say they are expecting major speakers to attend, including city council candidates, and MPPs.

When: September 12
Time: 4 pm to 6 pm
Where: Toronto City Hall
Price: Free to attend

Fall Exhibitions Opening Party

What: Come and celebrate a new season of exhibitions, including Gordon Parks: The Flávio Story, TERREMOTO: Mexico, 1985, Claudia Joskowicz: Every Building on Avenida Alfonso Ugarte – After Ruscha, and Alia Youssef: The Sisters Project. There will be light refreshments and a cash bar provided.

When: September 12
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Ryerson Image Centre, 33 Gould Street
Price: Admission is free

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