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April 17th-21st Gro Op @ The Gladstone Lodge, 1214 Queen St. W. Grow Op celebrates its seventh yr with an exhibition of art, design, and ideas throughout a variety of disciplines. The 2019 edition considers ENERGY; Clean power, dirty power, social power, constructive power, damaging power, climate power, embodied power, resilient power. Can we hoard, waste, commodify, burn it, or can we store, reuse, renew it? How people and different species reside within and without natural techniques of progress, change, abundance, scarcity, decay and life. $10.


7 pm Music Bingo @ The Gladstone Lodge, 1214 Queen St. W. A FREE weekly occasion combining the love of music with the traditional bingo format. Each participant receives a Music Bingo card which consists of an assortment of songs. As an alternative of calling out numbers, they play the music! Singing alongside inspired.

8 pm Drake Trivia @ The Drake Lodge, 1150 Queen St. W. Groups of 4 or less put their random information to the check as hosts Megan Griffith-Greene and Jeromy Lloyd hearth off questions ranging from sporting data and movie star scandals to geographic discoveries and culinary lingo. $2 to participate. E-mail [email protected] or show up early to order a spot.


6:45 pm Designing The Films: Mon Oncle @ Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Ave. A screening of Jacques Tati’s 1958 movie Mon Oncle, a deadpan slapstick satire of modernism, materialism, and know-how featuring Jacques Lagrange’s inventive collaboration on screenplay and set design. Preceded by a conversation between collection host Nathalie Atkinson and Toronto Star city columnist Shawn Micallef on privateness, the sensible house, and what the past obtained proper about the future. $12-15 advance tickets obtainable online.

10 pm Fancy Footwork @ Thompson Toronto Rooftop, 550 Wellington St. W. Roller skating jams from the 1970s and 1980s delivered to you by a variety of surprise DJs enjoying the greatest boogie, disco, funk, R&B, and more! This occasion is in help of Fred Victor, a corporation working to end homelessness in Toronto.

10 pm Bohemian Rhapsody vs. Mamma Mia! @ Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. It’s time for the conflict of the titans – which can chew the mud? (Trick question: when it’s ABBA and Queen, there are not any losers!) Dance the night time away to music from each of these legends at this two-level celebration. $20 advance tickets obtainable on-line.

10 pm Rave Echo & Vibrant Matter @ Bambi’s, 1265 Dundas St. W. Rave Echo (ISO Radio) and Vibrant Matter (Kieran Adams) enjoying colourful dance music of all varieties. Leftfield home, techno, basic house, breakbeat, acid, and obscurities. $5 before midnight, extra after.

10 pm Shameless @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. Kick off your lengthy weekend by being totally Shameless! The Bangs & Blush women shall be throwing down every little thing you need to hear, from pop to hip-hop. Good vibes only. $10.

10 pm Wipe Out @ Swan Dive, 1631 Dundas St. W. Punk, psych, surf, and good occasions with DJ Luke Harley.


11 am Brewer’s Yard @ Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave. Brewer’s Yard is again for his or her particular “Great Friday” event, featuring nine breweries from throughout Ontario pouring delicious beers. They will be accompanied by a tasty meals lineup from FeasTO, Food Dudes, Meltdown Cheesery, Delite Chew, and Dogg Shoppe. Till 5 pm.

10 pm Agu Agu: An African Disco Get together @ Bambi’s, 1265 Dundas St. W. A night for the freaks lovers and dancers with adventurous ears. Sugar D, Phuk Hugh, and Kool TY boogie, disco, and funk from round Africa to make you sweat.

10 pm Choices @ The Purple Mild, 1185 Dundas St. W. New, previous, and obscure home, storage, techno, and disco data from deep inside the vaults. With residents Toronto Hustle and Roland Gonzales + particular visitor DJ Harmful.

10 pm 80s Mixtape Dance Social gathering @ Stone’s Place, 1255 Queen St. W. DJ Blush takes you on a visit back to the 1980s in a musical DeLorean of awesomeness. Overload on hairspray, escape the shoulder pads, and prepare to start out your weekend off right! $5.

10 pm Whas Good @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. Good vibes dance social gathering! Hip-hop, R&B, soul, reggae, and dancehall – old skool to new faculty.

10 pm Stereo Ferment @ Farside, 600 Gerrard St. E. DJ Oreku spins international grooves and afrobeat.

10 pm Beam Me Up Disco @ The Drake Lodge, 1150 Queen St. W. Beam Me Up is a disco jam that celebrates the underrated and the obscure of funk, jazz, soul, boogie, uncommon groove, reggae, gospel, proto-house! It’s a night of tuneful transcendence, provided by residents Patchouli Brothers and Bike owner.

10 pm Shadows of Motown @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. DJs Nicely Stated, Slater, and Ty play the largest and greatest Motown, doo-wop, and booty shakin’ hits.

10 pm Decade: A 1995-2005 Dance Get together @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. Get out your butterfly clips and studded belts, and relive your greatest life at Decade! Anthems from 1995-2005 all night time. $10.

10 pm Beverly Hills 90210: 90s Dance Social gathering @ Mod Club Theatre, 722 School St. Throwing it again to all the greatest ’90s music that will help you relive the drama from everybody’s favorite 5 seasons of tv. $5 advance tickets obtainable on-line.

10 pm DJ Granny Pantys @ Swan Dive, 1631 Dundas St. W. DJ Granny Pantys plays rock, psych, post-punk, and oddities. A pants shakin’ good time for every body!

10 pm Disco Fridays @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. Hear a delightful array of disco and its sub genres each Friday at The Piston. $10.

10:30 pm Hey Woman Hey @ The Child G, 1608 Dundas St. W. Queer dance social gathering featuring DJ Orange Pekoe enjoying the greatest hip-hop and R&B by female and non-binary artists + the midnight flooring present that includes Beardoncé. $10.

11 pm Co-Werk @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. A party idea impressed by collaboration. No openers; no headliners; no set occasions – only a rotating crew of DJs holding the vibes recent and the power high all night time with a mixture of hip-hop, house, reggae, membership, and classics. This month’s lineup: Freeza Chin, Jamie-Lee, and Mike Roc. $10.


11 am Gladstone Community Clothing Swap @ The Gladstone Lodge, 1214 Queen St. W. Swap your gently used clothes and niknaks for some sweet new finds! Drop off from 9-11 am, swap from 11-Three pm (most 20 gadgets per individual; all gadgets have to be clear, new or gently used, and useful). Volunteers from the Repair Café may even be on website to show you find out how to repair any clothes or jewelry in need of small repairs. $5 entry or free when you drop off gadgets, with all proceeds going to Sistering, A Lady’s Place.

7 pm Poetry Slam @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. Native wordsmiths and performers provide a night of spoken word, lyrical mastery, and friendly competitors earlier than an all the time packed home. $80 goes to the greatest efficiency of the night time. Doorways at 7 pm, sign-up begins at 7:30. $10.

10 pm Get It Collectively @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. Kensington Market’s open format dance celebration welcoming all genres, all types, and all individuals. Alternatives by Mikey McFly.

10 pm Worst Conduct @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. This Saturday, be on your worst conduct. Bangs & Blush play previous and present bangers all night time long from Drake, The Weeknd, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Infamous B.I.G., Nelly, TLC, Missy Elliott, and more! $10.

10 pm Moon Hop @ Fortunate Shrike, 850 Dundas St. W. Move and groove to the best ska, reggae, and rocksteady all night time lengthy!

10 pm Funk Off @ Farside, 600 Gerrard St. E. An evening of basic and future funk, home, and disco.

10 pm Saturday Night time Jukebox Dance Celebration @ Stones Place, 1255 Queen St. W. Sweat it out to the candy sounds of the golden age of rock ‘n’ roll and soul music! DJ Blush performs rock, soul, funk, pop, and disco from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s.

10 pm 4:20 with DJ Misty @ Swan Dive, 1631 Dundas St. W. It’s 4:20 and DJ Misty is spinning the greatest tunes to go well with the stoner vibe all night time! Even in the event you don’t smoke, the drinks might be flowin’ and the vibe can be friendly.

10 pm Heidy P & Roberto S @ Bambi’s, 1265 Dundas St. W. Coming to Toronto from her adopted residence of Lisbon, Montreal native Heidy P. brings an uplifting vocal home and disco sound honed over 14 years of enjoying right here and abroad. Additionally that includes Roberto S supporting the release of his new EP. Free earlier than 11 pm, $10 after.

10 pm Hyperlink Up @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. DJ Child Ka$h spinning the greatest in prime 40, hip-hop, RnB, soca, and reggaeton. Tunes for all headtops.

10 pm Cowabunga: Ninja Turtles 90s Dance Celebration @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 School St. Climb out of the sewers, put down the pizza, and for the love of God, depart your samurai sword at house! Sneaky Dee’s will probably be spinning all the ’90s classics that’ll make you go “Yowza!” $5 advance tickets obtainable on-line.

10 pm It’s All Good @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. Be a part of resident VJs Common Eclectic and Mike Luke as they take you on a journey by means of the 1990s, from Biggie to Bjork, Nirvana to No Doubt, Destiny’s Baby to Daft Punk, TLC to ATCQ, Eminem to En Vogue, Mariah Carey to Large Attack, Portishead to Pavement, Spice Women to Stereolab, and rather more! $10.

10:30 pm Divas Only: “Green” Edition Starring Dua Lipa, Rihanna, Ariana Grande @ Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St. Glad Day and Juicy Moon Productions are bringing divas from throughout the many years underneath one roof with all the glamour, excessive notes, and wind machines you’ll be able to deal with. Special spotlight on the subsequent era of “green” divas in celebration of four:20. DJs Johnny B Goode and DJ Maggy on the decks. $5 before 11:30 pm, $10 after.

10:30 pm Back In The Day @ Revival, 783 School St. A tribute to ’90s old fashioned hip-hop, R&B, dance, home, reggae, and pop with DJs Wristpect, R2, and J-Class. E mail [email protected] for bottle service inquiries and guest listing.

11 pm Devotion: Home & Disco @ SoSo Meals Club, 1166 Dundas St. W. Be a part of Bike owner and the Patchouli Brothers as they burrow into the start of dance music, rejoicing in the likeness and probing the unconformity of home and disco.

11 pm Stuck On Silly @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. DJs Fase and Dougie Growth throw a no-holds-barred, anything-goes, sky’s-the-limit, all-out dance-a-thon! Anticipate hits and not-so-hits, jams previous and new. $10.


10 am The Trinity Bellwoods Flea @ The Great Corridor, 1087 Queen St. W. The Trinity Bellwoods Flea is back with a curated lineup of Toronto’s best vendors, artisans, artists, small businesses, and meals distributors. Four-legged buddies welcome! Till 5 pm.

11 am The Bazaar of the Bizarre: Circus Sideshow @ Pia Bouman Faculty for Ballet & Artistic Motion, 6 Noble St. The Bazaar of the Bizarre brings you arts, style, and crafts which are totally different, fascinating, bizarre, unusual, one of a sort, macabre, whimsical, or just things to flip your brain out! This edition may even function entertaining freaks, dancers, tarot readers, and other oddities. Until eight pm.

7 pm Brass Details Trivia @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. Check your information and win prizes! Hosted by Famous Kirk Hero. Till 10 pm.

9 pm Overdose Prevention Sites Save Lives: A Fundraiser @ Unlovable, 1415-B Dundas St. W. A fundraiser for the St. Stephen’s Community Home OPS and Road Well being OPS, two overdose prevention websites which were defunded by the provincial authorities in spite of the opioid disaster remaining unabated. With DJs Jaime Sin, Roberto S, Automaticamore, and Julia Dickens. PWYC, with all proceeds going to St. Stephen’s and Road Well being.

10 pm Sinful Sundays Burlesque: Biblical Burlesque @ Cherry Cola’s, 200 Bathurst St. On Easter correct, Skin Tight Outta Sight! Insurgent Burlesque and pals anoint Cherry Cola’s weekly temple of tease with forbidden fruit, revelations revealed, and attractive sacrilege in this “church pageant gone wrong.” Free entry; tipping inspired.

10 pm Love Shack @ Swan Dive, 1631 Dundas St. W. DJ DangerCat spinning all of your favourite rock and roll, indie, garage, surf, and new wave hits all night time.

~ For event submissions, e-mail Caitlyn Holroyd at [email protected]