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10/10/2014 Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Downtown

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
The Argos tackle the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and hunger in support of Purolator Tackle Hunger. Don't miss the legendary battle of Ontario and bring a non perishable food item to get your photo taken with the Grey Cup in support of the Daily Bread Food Bank!
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10/10/2014 Madama Butterfly Downtown

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
Love waits for no one. The story of the young geisha Cio-Cio San, her devotion to her American husband, and her subsequent heartbreak, unfold to Puccini's exquisite score in one of the world's best-loved operas. Performance time is approximately two hours, 40 minutes including one intermission. Sung in Italian with English SURTITLES™.
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10/10/2014 Craft Ontario Show Central West

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
The Craft Show will feature a juried collection of Craft Ontario members, working in a variety of media including jewellery, ceramics, textiles, glass and wood. This inaugural show will showcase the best of craft by Craft Ontario members in an inspired setting. The Craft Show makes a perfect Thanksgiving activity; bring the family, visit the farmers market and take the opportunity to shop a curated selection of craft! To start things off with a bang the Craft Show launches with a special evening of craft appreciation and partying with the Craft Awards Ceremony followed by a VIP Preview of the Craft Show and our annual martini-themed fundraiser, Maker Shaker. It promises to be a fun night – we hope you'll join us!
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10/10/2014 Salute to Supernatural Fan Convention Downtown

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
We're rolling out the red carpet to welcome YOU for a weekend of live entertainment celebration! We are going to have a lavish line-up of guest celebrities, non-stop activities, a celebrity cabaret, costume and trivia contests, auctions and surprises all led by our all-star line-up which so far includes JENSEN ACKLES, JARED PADALECKI, MISHA COLLINS, MARK SHEPPARD, convention host/MC RICHARD SPEIGHT, Jr., MATT COHEN, OSRIC CHAU, ALAINA HUFFMAN, ROB BENEDICT and new sensational convention participant GIL McKINNEY, with more to come! See website for up to date guest info and ticket availability.
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10/10/2014 00:00:00 Speakeasy! A Roaring Twenties Murder Mystery Central West $80 - $89

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
Now Playing Speakeasy! A Roaring Twenties Murder Mystery. Join us for opening night at East Side Marion's Emerald City Night Club. Where Sam Spade, Al Capone and Mae West go over the rainbow in this Prohibition Era mystery. Shows every Friday and Saturday, with select Thursdays and some Wednesday matinees
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10/10/2014 00:00:00 Sherway Farmers' Market Southwest Free

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
Sherway Farmers' Market is a weekly source of Ontario grown produce and local food products including Ontario honey and cheese, an extensive array of baked goods, farm-fresh eggs, European deli meats, cheese, lamb, BBQ meats and much more. Open every Friday, May 2 through October 31. Located in the northeast parking area of Sherway Gardens Centre, adjacent to The Queensway and Sherway Rd., just west of Hwy 427. For further information visit our website or call or email us. You can also visit www.Facebook.com/SherwayFarmersMarket.
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10/10/2014 00:00:00 World Cafe Downtown

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
World Café is an extension of some of the busiest kitchens in the GTA, offering the best cuisine from around the world. Come enjoy unique and fun dining experiences with a different selection every weekend! Explore the world of food day and night, all summer long. For more details, visit: www.harbourfrontcentre.com/summer/
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10/10/2014 00:00:00 Exhibition: Getting Rid of Ourselves Downtown Free

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
This exhibition presents creative work that obscures, delegates, withdraws or complicates the conventional signs of authorship and artistic subjectivity. Works in the exhibition question the link between art and self-expression through tactics of anonymity, shared authorship, appropriated identities, delegated production, and financial speculation. The exhibition explores the diffusion and distribution of artistic agency and intellectual property. Artists/Collaborators: Becky Beasley, Adrian Blackwell, Heath Bunting, Kajsa Dahlberg, Jesse Darling, Claire Fontaine, Goldin+Senneby, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Janez Janša (collective of three conceptual artists) and Kernel. For free talks, tours and workshops visit our website.
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10/10/2014 00:00:00 TBD Central West Free

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
Curated by Su-Ying Lee The exhibition title 'TBD', most typically used as an acronym for ‘to be determined', proposes that the definition of a contemporary art gallery is not fixed. 'TBD' exposes the defining factors of contemporary art galleries for scrutiny and examines the institutions' effects on communities in order to imagine possible futures and new approaches. Brew Pub Journal, Jonah Brucker-Cohen, Bill Burns, Arabella Campbell, ch+qs arquitectos, Tomas Chaffe, Michelle JaJa Chang, Steven Chodoriwsky, Maggie Groat, Jesse Harris, Justin Langlois, Gordon Matta-Clark, Dax Morrison, Archer Pechawis, Jon Sasaki, Jeanne van Heeswijk and others Architecture program and consultation: Jennifer Davis
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10/10/2014 00:00:00 Six Degrees of Freedom Southwest Free

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
Six Degrees of Freedom represents a group of artists (Gail Backus, Biljana Baker, Barry Coombs, Gary Duncan, Ethel Grossman, Linda Kemp, Mary Lou Hiller, Doug Mays, Tiina Price, Doreen Renner and Bill Schwarz) with diverse backgrounds from Northern and Southern Ontario. Love of the natural environment, a desire for broadened horizons, and joy in the limitless possibilities of creating with paint has brought them together to celebrate the freedom of interpretation. This juried exhibition of exciting and dramatic original works contains watercolours on paper, as well as acrylics or oils on stretched canvas.
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10/10/2014 00:00:00 Karen Kawarsky: It Looks The Same Downtown Free

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
Alison Milne Gallery is pleased to present It Looks The Same, a solo exhibition of new paintings by abstract artist Karen Kawarsky. This will be Kawarsky's second solo exhibition with the gallery. Known for her bold palettes and rich impasto texture, Karen's new work is an evolving process using oils and acrylics on found barn board as she continues to experiment with non-traditional tools. The uniqueness of the raw barn board propels each painting in a new direction, inspiring spontaneous choice of colour and texture. 
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10/10/2014 00:00:00 Escape From Happiness Central East

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
The Alumnae Theatre opens the season on the MainStage with Escape From Happiness, part of George F. Walker's East End Trilogy. A bizarre event in a dysfunctional family prompts an incident of brutality in this intensely dark original Canadian comedy. Director Andrea Wasserman describes the play as an exploration of the most tender moments at the most violent times. FEATURING Andrea Brown* David Cairns Renee Hache Maxwell King Heli Kivilaht Colin MacDonald Lesley Robertson Joanne Sarazen Ryan Seeley Robert Skanes* Directed by: Andrea Wasserman Set design: Brandon Kleiman Costume design: Sara Brzozowski Lighting design: Paul Hardy Fight director: Jeremy Hutton Stage manager: Lindsey Alston Assistant director: Susan Bond
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10/10/2014 00:00:00 Blake Ward Just Beneath the Surface Central West Free

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00am
Blake Ward's contemporary work builds on the techniques of classical figurative sculpture used since antiquity. His latest series Just Beneath the Surface crosses into abstract and ethereal realms where he creates stimulating figures that expand the consciousness of our inner realities. Their perfect proportions break away from all the fundamental rules of bronze sculpture, catapulting this medium into the 21st century. Ward's provocative, partial bronze figures with disappearing bodies are academic and classical, florid and baroque and freshly contemporary in form and spirit.
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10/09/2014 Thus Owls Downtown $10 - $19

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 12:00am
What began as a transatlantic love story (Montreal boy meets Stockholm girl) has, over the course of three albums, transformed into one of the coolest groups around. Recently named to the Polaris Music Prize Long List for their most recent album, Turning Rocks, Simon Angell (a founder of the Patrick Watson Band) and his now-wife Erika, form the heart of Thus Owls — a magical, mystical quintet that finds inspiration in sources as varied as Alice Coltrane, Japanese surf-rock and PJ Harvey. Special guest and Montrealer Michael Feuerstack — of Snailhouse, Wooden Stars and Bell Orchestre — is a welcome addition to the evening's proceedings. Supported by the Department of Canadian Heritage
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10/09/2014 A Novel Cop: From Police Officer to Crime Writer Northeast, Northwest Free

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 12:00am
Drugs, violence, murder. Brent Pilkey has seen it all, up close and personal, in his time as a Toronto Police officer. He spent fifteen years of his career in the notorious downtown 51 Division and has used his experiences to write incredibly realistic police novels: Lethal Rage; Savage Rage; Secret Rage and the forthcoming Blood Rage. Hear how the Toronto Police Service fought to stop the publication of the first book and how his experiences as a cop inform his writing. To register, call 416-395-5660.
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10/09/2014 Arthur Elgort Exhibit: Opening Night Downtown

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 12:00am
Arthur Elgort, one of the most influential and emulated fashion photographers working today and best known for his groundbreaking work in Vogue, will be in Toronto to attend the first exhibit of his work in Canada. The exhibit at Izzy Gallery will include a captivating selection of 22 of Arthur's fashion photographs. Some highlights are a 1981 photo of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards taken at the video shoot for “Neighbours”; Kate Moss posing with elephants in Nepal 1993 for British Vogue; Linda Evangalista in 1989 in NYC for French Vogue and UK model Jeny Howorth 1987 perched in fur and feathers on a stone wall against the sky and ocean in Southampton for Pelle.
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10/09/2014 ARTSIDEOUT Southeast Free

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 12:00am
Involving the widest possible range of students from different programs and backgrounds, the event celebrates creativity and culture at U of T Scarborough. The festival showcases site-specific art installations, exhibitions, performances, concerts, musical acts, and film screenings. By using non-traditional spaces to exhibit creative works, ARTSIDEOUT aims to reveal the potential that is inherent in the everyday life and spaces of the U of T Scarborough campus.
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10/09/2014 00:00:00 MyMarket at East Lynn Park Southeast Free

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 12:00am
Farmers' Market featuring MyPick Verified Local Farmers selling ONLY what they produce. MyPick farmers are inspected by Farmers' Markets Ontario to ensure that they are REAL farmers. Our market managers check each week to ensure that the famers are selling you items that they have grown. The MyPick symbol is your guarantee that you're eating local food, and that you can speak to someone who had a hand in growing that food. The MyPick program is the first of its kind in Canada, and the MyMarket farmers' markets are the first markets in Ontario to feature only MyPick farmers. No resellers or hucksters here!
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10/09/2014 00:00:00 North York Farmers Market Northwest Free

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 12:00am
Find a variety of vendors selling everything from farm fresh fruits and vegetables, honey to ready-made cabbage rolls and sausages. Our market runs every Thursday from May 29 to October 30. Come out and support your local farmers and enjoy what Ontario has to offer.
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10/09/2014 00:00:00 Metro Hall Farmers' Market Downtown Free

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 12:00am
For the last eight years, farmers from across south central Ontario have helped create a very popular farmers' market. The combination of local, fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods, honey, flowers, cheese, bread, smoked meat, mushrooms and pickled preserves, along with a variety of prepared food vendors, and music help create a wonderful ambience especially during lunch time. Our long-time vendors have developed wonderful relationships with their customers. As the Entertainment District has developed with office buildings and condos, the market has experienced real growth and benefits from a great mix of people who shop there. The Metro Hall market at David Pecaut Square has become one of the finest farmers' markets in Toronto.
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