Thursday June 15

Taste of Toronto 2017 – FOOD & DRINK

From June 15-18, Garrison Common at Fort York will transform into a foodie wonderland as the World’s Greatest Restaurant Festival, Taste of Toronto returns for four days of fantastic food, drink and summer fun! Enjoy taster size signature dishes from the city’s top restaurants, watch world-class chefs in live cooking demonstrations and get hands-on with interactive Metro Master Classes. Shop from an array of over 60 food and drink exhibitors, and meet our stellar lineup of chefs coming this year including Carl Heinrich (Richmond Station), David Lee (Nota Bene Restaurant), David Neinstein (Barque Smokehouse), Elia Herrera (Los Colibris), Grant van Gameren (Bar Isabel and Bar Raval), Hans Vogels (Momofuku Noodle Bar Toronto), Mark McEwan (The McEwan Group), Alexandra Feswick (The Drake Hotel) and many, many more!
Tonights session goes from 5:30PM-10PM. Get your tickets now to the hottest restaurant festival this summer, an event that truly is #ForFriendsWhoFeast! General Admission: Adults $17 | Youth $10 https://goo.gl/dozhUU
Save when you buy more! Purchase the Me + 3 4-pack offer and get tickets for $12.75 each. For more info visit https://toronto.tastefestivals.com/

 

Swan Lake – ARTS & CULTURE

The National Ballet of Canada presents Swan Lake, from June 15 – 25 happening at Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts (145 Queen W). Swan lake has remained, since its premiere in Moscow in 1877, one of the most enduringly fascinating, beloved and iconic ballets!
Created in 1999 by James Kudelka, this version of the ballet adheres to the essential fable like character of the original story and retains its archetypal power. Santo Loquasto’s atmospheric and dramatic sets and costumes provide the perfect setting for the ballet’s shifting moods and timeless beauty. Get your tickets for today’s performance at 7:30PM starting at $99. Hurry! Limited tickets available: https://goo.gl/6h557u

 

The Wailers – CONCERT

Tonight is your chance to see The Wailers at Phoenix Concert Theatre. Yes as in Bob Marley and the Wailers! Head on over to The Phoenix Concert Theatre for 7PM to join the party! Tickets are still available for as low as $35! Get yours now before it’s too late: https://goo.gl/503FB6

 

2nd Annual Toronto Art Book Fair – EXHIBITION

Metatron x The Toronto Art Book Fair is a free public event taking place from June 15th – 18th down at Artscape Youngplace (180 Shaw St). The fair will feature 80 Canadian and international exhibitors, three curated exhibitions, and community programming that includes readings, panel discussions, book launches, performances, and workshops. Programming for TOABF 2017 will explore the theme Artists’ Books x Archives x Alternative Narratives. Now in it’s second year, TOABF 2017 will showcase hundreds of artists, publications, small presses, independent publishers, archives, contemporary art galleries, critics, designers, writers, and performers. Swing by tonight for the opening party starting at 6PM. For more info, visit their event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1091324377653380

 

Art Spin Toronto – SOCIAL

Join us for Art Spin – a bicycle lead art tour of site specific places throughout the 6ix. Grab your bike and meet us at the north High Park Entrance 1873 Bloor St. – just south of the main gates at 6:30PM to check-in and get your wristband. Tour leaves at 7PM sharp and lasts until around 9:30PM at which point we’ll arrive at our after party.
This tour features the premiere of three new site-specific projects commissioned by Art Spin. Each project, ranging from dance to video, has been created specifically for our audience and located along a unique site at the waterfront. Tickets are available online for $10. Get yours now: https://goo.gl/dNwLJn
RAIN DATE:
For the safety and enjoyment of our audience, Art Spin is a fairweather event. Our official rain date for the June 15th tour is Thursday June 22nd. Ticketholders will be notified day-of in case of any rescheduling due to weather.
AFTER PARTY:
Want to skip all the art programming and just wear out your dancing shoes? The after party of our tour is free and you are welcome to meet us there! Join us after 10PM at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 344 (1395 Lakeshore W) for drinks, dancing, and an amazing view of the water from their spectacular lakeside patio

 

BONUS

Freddie Gibbs – CONCERT

Freddie Gibbs – You Only Live 2wice Tour will be making a stop at the Mod Club Theatre tonight featuring ShaqIsDope! This is a 19+ show – Doors at 8PM. There are still tickets available for as low as $28.50:https://goo.gl/QEM2zo