Friday April 28

Great North Battle – CONCERT

Photo: Great North Battle 2017

2017 Great North Battle: Beatbox, Art, Bboy, Freestyle + Producer battles at Lee’s Palace! (529 Bloor Street West) The Great North Battle returns for its 4th year from Friday April 28th & Saturday April 29th. A showcase of 50+ of the best artists in North America’s hip hop community over two nights of battles! From 5:00 PM – 2:00 AM with Tickets still available for as low as $25 on Universe.com https://goo.gl/Xl4Hi1

 

CONTACT 2017 Launch Party – ARTS & CULTURE

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival at Ryerson Image Centre (33 Gould Street) from 7 PM – 11 PM. Free and open to the public! In recognition of the 150th anniversary of confederation, CONTACT 2017 focuses on Canada through a series of exhibitions, public installations and events. From documentary explorations of the nation’s shifting landscape and inhabitants, to projects that challenge perceptions of history and definitions of photography, CONTACT 2017 presents outstanding projects by established and emerging Canadian artists and curators. https://www.facebook.com/events/184771005375668

 

Toronto FC Game – SPORTS

Toronto FC vs. Houston Dynamo.  After dismantling Chicago in last Friday’s match, Toronto FC looks to make a second solid performance in the face off against Houston tonight at 7:30PM @ BMO Field. Tickets available on Ticketmaster starting at $20. https://goo.gl/WqAxHO

 

RIFF RAFF – CONCERT

RIFF RAFF takes the stage of the Phoenix Concert Theatre tonight for his Canadian Promo Tour w/ DJ Afterthought featuring special guest Peter Jackson. Doors at 8pm,  19+  ID required. Tickets still available for as low as $26.50 on ticketscene.ca (meet and greet $76.50)  https://goo.gl/uEKpHr

 

DW221: Radical System Art – ARTS & CULTURE

DanceWorks DW:221 Glory is an Epic, imaginary battle based on a childhood passion for action films inform Shay Kuebler’s athletic and acclaimed work Glory, which examines the glorification of violent behaviour in our media-drenched culture. On Friday & Saturday at 8pm at The Harbourfront Centre. Tickets still available for $42 at my.harbourfrontcentre.com https://goo.gl/zOqEHy

 

BONUS EVENT

Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays  – SPORTS.
Blue Jays take on the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of the series at The Rogers Centre starting at 7:07PM. Tickets available on Ticketmaster starting for as low as $13. https://goo.gl/GqTxVZ