Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (June 29-July 5)

Canada D'eh

Canada Day long weekend is upon us.  Will you be in town?  If you’re planning a staycation, you’ll find plenty of fun in Toronto to keep your week busy:

Canada Day Celebrations will take place July 1st at various places across TO: Mel Continue reading

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (June 22-28)

This weekend you’ll find something to do in Toronto, even if you’re not looking.  There is so much going on:

Trombone Shorty - Credit: Philippe Agnifili

Trombone Shorty – Credit: Philippe Agnifili

Toronto Jazz Festival kicks off today and will continue on until Canada Day. 10 days of jazz, over 1500 musicians, 350 performances at close to 40 venues across Toronto.  The heart of the festival is at Metro Square. Some of the headliners include Janelle Monae (June 22), The Shuffle Demons (June 22), Mike Stern (June 24), Natalie Cole (June 25), George Benson (June 26), Ziggy Marley (June 27),  Trombone Shorty (June 27), and Esperanza Spalding (June 28).  A list of all Continue reading

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (June 15-21)

This Father’s Day weekend has so much on the go in Toronto.  Here are just a few ideas to keep you busy:

Craft Beer - Credit: Skye Chilton

Craft Beer – Credit: Skye Chilton

Craft Beer Week, a festival of Ontario’s independent craft brewers, celebrates local beer with events throughout the province (June 17-24th).  Click here for events.

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (June 8-14)

The Encampment - Credit: Ryan Mallard

The Encampment – Credit: Ryan Mallard

Great weekend ahead and if you’re staying in Toronto, you’ll have plenty of options to keep you busy.  It’s a week of festivals ~ and whether you’re into art, short films or nature, I’m sure you’ll find at least one to explore.

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (June 1-8)

Blitzen Trapper Massacre – Credit: CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival Gallery

June’s here.  The calendar’s catching up to our summer-in-spring weather.  Looks like we’re working with 3 seasons this year. I’m trying to figure out if Winter was Spring or vice-versa.  Regardless, just pull out the sunblock and have your umbrella ready as you face the next week.  Lots on the go in TO:

The 18th Annual CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival  (June 5-10 with Free outdoor screenings Sunday, June 3rd) will Continue reading

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