Wednesday June 7

Neil Diamond – CONCERT

American singer-songwriter and musician, Neil Diamond will be bringing his 50th-anniversary tour to the Air Canada Centre tonight at 8PM! Diamond is one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, selling over 120 million records worldwide, and is the second most successful artist in the history of the Billboard Adult Contemporary Top 10 charts. Tickets start at $49.50! Get them now: https://goo.gl/UgR7aS

 

 

Gay Day on the Bay – SOCIAL

GAY DAY is back! This time they’re taking to Lake Ontario in a party boat! This 19+ party is an Official Pride Toronto event and tickets are $50 each. Take in the scenery, enjoy a beverage and dance the night away. Boarding begins at 7PM down at Pier 31 (333 Lakeshore E) and depature at 8PM sharp for a four hour cruise returning to dock at midnight. Food provided and the cruise will also feature a cash bar. Get your tickets here: https://goo.gl/85lYX7

 

 

aluCine Latin Film+Media Arts Festival – FESTIVAL

Toronto is proud to have The aluCine Latin Film+Media Arts Festival back for its 17th year from June 7-11! This is Canada’s longest-running Latin film festival and it functions as a vital Canadian outlet for emerging and established Latin filmmakers living in Canada & Latin America. This year’s festival proudly features a special focus on Indigenous Cinema; political, and profound, these films will initiate and inspire conversations on identity, family, community, and nationhood. Opening the this year’s festival down at the AGO (317 Dundas W) at 7PM is Birthing a New Cinema – a double bill of stories addressing the double meaning of labour and birth for Central American communities and their women. Tickets start at $15. Get yours online here: https://goo.gl/7MV2xI

 

 

A Northern Tapestry: A Lost World – ARTS & CULTURE

Today at The Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay W), take a glimpse into Canada’s soul with this inspiring multimedia show which showcases Canada’s most celebrated artists and photographers. Featuring the works of Charles Pachter, Toni Onley, David Blackwood, Alex Colville, Edward Burtynsky, Emily Carr, Lawren Harris, this stirring narrative with 394 pieces has been compiled and is presented by Susan Shillingford and Geoff Noble. Show starts at 7:30PM. Get your tickets online starting at $20 for students and $30 for adults: https://goo.gl/m4lfW0

 

 

DocNow 2017 – FESTIVAL

DocNow 2017 is one of Canada’s most exciting interdisciplinary documentary festivals created by the next generation of artists and activists. This multi-arts, multi-media festival showcases a diverse group of international storytellers through film, photography, and installation. All screenings and exhibitions are free and open to the public. Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema (506 Bloor W) will be screening these 3 awesome films today!

 

60 Seasons

60 Seasons aims to grow the dialogue around healthy and sustainable means of food production by depicting the efforts of two small groups within Northumberland County, Ontario.

6:30pm–9:00 pm

 

ASH

Filmed during the summer of 2016, Ash is a film about the struggles of Seoul’s underground DIY music scenes.

6:30pm–9:00 pm

 

Lovesick

Lovesick explores the changing landscape of a small Canadian lake through the stories of the people who live on its shores.

6:30pm–9:00 pm

 

BONUS:

$5 Folk Night – CONCERT

Ready for A night of drinks, friends and folk music? $5 Folk Night is tonight at the Supermarket Restaurant and Bar (268 Augusta). Show starts at 8pm where 3 Toronto based artists will take the stage. Drea brings her Spanish charm, James King will be rocking a harmony and Inna Powell will no doubt suck you in. To find out more, visit their events page: https://goo.gl/65tM3L