Monday April 17

#Mermaidshateplastic – Arts & Culture

MermaidsHatePlastic: A Public Art Exhibit on from April 17- 21 From 9am – 9pm. Canadian Photographer, Benjamin Von Wong, raises awareness of plastic pollution during Earth Week at the Public Art Exhibit by Usful. #MermaidsHatePlastic exhibition will be open to the public at Bay Adelaide Centre (333 Bay St.) in the West Lobby of the office tower. The gallery is accompanied by a self-guided audio tour curated by Usful, a Toronto based product and experiential marketing (XM) company. More at 450years.com https://goo.gl/7LDT3C

 

Leafs Game & Tailgate Party! – Sports

The Toronto Maple Leafs are back in town for Game 3 after a Huge Win Against the Washington Capitals. The Leafs Tailgate Party in Maple Leaf Square kicks off around 5pm! The city is alive with playoff buzz already! Head down to the heart of the action before during or after the game to be a part of the Celebrations, The earlier the better for a good spot! Tickets to the game are still available for as low as $253 on ticketmaster.ca! https://goo.gl/iGkAV2

 

Choir! Choir! Choir! – Concert

Choir! Choir! Choir! – sings “Thirteen” with Jody Stephens from Big Star in The Great Hall’s Main Hall! “Won’t you let me walk you home from school. Won’t you let me meet you at the pool. Maybe Friday I can…” Choir! Choir! Choir! unites with last surviving original band member Jody Stephens to sing the song Rolling Stone describes as “one of rock’s most beautiful celebrations of adolescence,” Big Star’s much-loved and covered 1972 hit, “Thirteen.” Tickets are only $15, get yours on Ticketfly! Doors: 7 pm | 19+ https://goo.gl/UAzPmm

 

Books on Film: David Lipsky on The End of Tour – Arts & Culture

Award-winning author and journalist David Lipsky reflects on the 1996 final interviews with eminent American writer David Foster Wallace, the evolutionary literary adaptation Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace, and 2015 feature film The End of the Tour. Starts at 7pm, Run time is 106 minutes. Schedule and Tickets at Tiff.net for as little as $36 for adults! Books on Film brings book and cinema lovers together at TIFF Bell Lightbox to celebrate great films that began as outstanding literature. https://goo.gl/YkxoqK

 

FREE PIZZA SHOW! – COMEDY

The Weekly Free Comedy show at the Ossington (61 Ossington Ave) is holding a FREE PIZZA night! Hosted by Everardo Ramirez along with a pack of hilarious comics! This event starts at 8pm and is sure to be a great time with an incredible price tag #FREE

 

BONUS EVENT:

Pitch Talks – Sports

Behind the Scenes stories from sports media with Tim Raines, Mark Shapiro, Dan Shulman and Jonah Keri. 2 weeks into the next season, and just ahead of the Blue Jays’ first series with the Boston Red Sox, Mark Shapiro and Dan Shulman will be taking your questions and talking all things Blue Jays live from the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto. Join them for a rare opportunity for a candid, uncensored, and interactive night with the boss himself.

Also joining the lineup is Tim Raines, legendary player and author of Rock Solid: My life in baseball’s fast lane. VIP tickets are available for $88 which include a meet and greet and book signing. Raines will be interviewed on stage by Jonah Keri. Tickets at http://www.homestandsports.com/shapiro

 

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