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  • Things to do in Toronto this weekend: August 19-21
    by Glenn Sumi and Katarina Ristic on August 18, 2022 at 12:10 pm

    Including the return of the CNE, the Toronto Chinatown Festival, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Strokes and more The post Things to do in Toronto this weekend: August 19-21 appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • TIFF 2022: I Like Movies has sympathy for the film bros
    by Radheyan Simonpillai on August 18, 2022 at 9:50 am

    Chandler Levack lends her female perspective to the workplace comedy and toxic movie fandom The post TIFF 2022: I Like Movies has sympathy for the film bros appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Where to eat in Toronto during TIFF
    by Natalia Manzocco on August 18, 2022 at 9:45 am

    Grab a quick bite or full meal at these spots between screenings and schmoozing at the Toronto International Film Festival The post Where to eat in Toronto during TIFF appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Freewill Astrology: Weekly horoscope for August 18, 2022
    by Rob Brezsny on August 18, 2022 at 4:05 am

    What exhilarating adventures will you give yourself in the coming weeks and months, Leo? The time is right for upsurges and upturns and upgrades. The post Freewill Astrology: Weekly horoscope for August 18, 2022 appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Beautiful Renegades
    by Katarina Ristic on August 17, 2022 at 10:07 pm

    PEGGY BAKER PROJECTS, in its final stage production, presents BEAUTIFUL RENEGADES, a brand new play written by Michael Ross Albert and directed by Eda Holmes. Featuring a diverse cast of extraordinary talent: Sarah Fregeau, David Norsworthy, Erika Prevost, Jarrett Siddall, Shauna Thompson and Anne van Leeuwen, BEAUTIFUL RENEGADES is an ode to the young dance artists who helped pave the way for change in … Continued The post Beautiful Renegades appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Brother brings Scarborough to the world
    by Radheyan Simonpillai on August 17, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    Lamar Johnson and Kiana Madeira take us back in time to experience Black struggle and joy  The post Brother brings Scarborough to the world appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Sounds of Summer at S.I.N – Doug Mundy Trio
    on August 17, 2022 at 8:28 pm

    The TD Niagara Jazz Festival presents Sounds of Summer at S.I.N, featuring the music of the Doug Mundy Trio! Join us for this LIVE show on Monday, August 22nd at Spirit In Niagara Distillery (458 Lakeshore Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON). Performance starts at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $19 + HST (Show Only), and Musicians/Arts Workers/Students SAVE … Continued The post Sounds of Summer at S.I.N – Doug Mundy Trio appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Innisfil Fashion Market
    on August 17, 2022 at 8:16 pm

    The trendiest event in town! A unique fashion market to sell your unwanted wardrobe wares + to shop local! Rummage through hundreds of clothing racks and insane prices. With 60+ stylish vendors and individuals selling their unwanted wardrobes, local businesses, street eats and good vibes, this is a day you don’t want to miss! Instagram: … Continued The post Innisfil Fashion Market appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Arthur Tress | The Tip of an Iceberg
    on August 17, 2022 at 6:43 pm

    Exhibition Dates: September 10 ­– October 15, 2022Exhibition Tour with Stephen Bulger: Saturday, September 24, 3pmAGAC Gallery Weekend Toronto Extended Hours: Thursday, September 22 & Friday, September 23, 11am – 7pm; Sunday, September 25, 11am – 5pm The gallery is pleased to present “The Tip of an Iceberg”, our first solo exhibition with Arthur Tress … Continued The post Arthur Tress | The Tip of an Iceberg appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Strangers In The Night Toronto: Gourmet Charity Gala
    on August 17, 2022 at 6:08 pm

    A must-see show and feast for all the senses! On Friday, September 9, Toronto’s waterfront welcomes Strangers In The Night Toronto, a popular gourmet charity gala benefiting four Canadian charities, and headlined by pop royalty, The Jacksons.  Feel good about contributing to life-changing charitable work that supports children in Canada and around the world. Admission … Continued The post Strangers In The Night Toronto: Gourmet Charity Gala appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • X Avant XVII: LifeWorld
    by Katarina Ristic on August 17, 2022 at 5:57 pm

    The Music Gallery presents the 17th edition of the X Avant Festival, entitled X Avant XVII: LifeWorld, taking place in-person October 12–16, 2022. This is the second X Avant programmed by Artistic Director Sanjeet Takhar, the seventh AD in the Music Gallery’s 46 year history. X Avant XVII: LifeWorld dives deep into various global and … Continued The post X Avant XVII: LifeWorld appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Amy Louie / Grossman’s Music Scholarship Fundraiser 2022
    by Katarina Ristic on August 17, 2022 at 5:55 pm

    Following a two-year hiatus on account of the pandemic, Toronto’s legendary Grossman’s Tavern has announced its annual Amy Louie / Grossman’s Music Scholarship and fundraiser event will return for 2022.  Created in memory of the late Amy Louie – a member of the family that has owned Grossman’s Tavern since 1975 – the ALGMS is … Continued The post Amy Louie / Grossman’s Music Scholarship Fundraiser 2022 appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Live at The Funk-tion: Live Music & Burlesque
    on August 17, 2022 at 4:08 pm

    Live at The Funk-tion is back with a new show at the world famous El Mocambo! The night will feature The Funk-tion house band and burlesque for the evening will star Sweet Rosie Mae along with some of Toronto’s top burlesque performers. Evening hosted by Kesteeze After Party will be held with DJ NOMVDSLVND & … Continued The post Live at The Funk-tion: Live Music & Burlesque appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Latin Sparks Festival
    by Katarina Ristic on August 17, 2022 at 4:08 pm

    Music by Salseros with Attitude, Aiona Santana, DJ Danny Castro and others, food and drinks and dance lessons at this vibrant party. August 27 from 3-11 pm. Tickets from $30. Ontario Place West Island, 955 Lake Shore Blvd West. latinsparks.ca The post Latin Sparks Festival appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Art Toronto
    on August 17, 2022 at 2:52 pm

    Art Toronto returns for its 23rd edition from October 27 – 30, 2022 at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto. Featuring over 90 leading galleries from across Canada and around the world including Cooper Cole, Daniel Faria, Pangée, Franz Kaka, Patel Brown, Royale Projects and Fazakas, exhibiting artists include Esmaa Mahamoud, Nadia Belerique, Denyse Tomassos, … Continued The post Art Toronto appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Mean Girls
    by Katarina Ristic on August 17, 2022 at 1:58 pm

    Mirvish presents Tina Fey’s new Broadway-hit musical comedy MEAN GIRLS produced by proud Torontonian Lorne Michaels along with Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film shot in Toronto. MEAN GIRLS plays a strictly limited engagement from October 25 to November 27, 2022 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (opens October … Continued The post Mean Girls appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Flee the Light is just one part of a mythic journey for filmmaker Jennifer Mancini
    by NOW Staff on August 17, 2022 at 12:03 pm

    This article is sponsored by Mythic Trips Entertainment The post Flee the Light is just one part of a mythic journey for filmmaker Jennifer Mancini appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • RendezBrews presented by Toronto Craft Beer Festival
    on August 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!  For the second year in a row, the Toronto Craft Beer Festival and RendezViews will collaborate to bring the ultimate sip and mingle event of the summer to “Toronto’s Most Epic Outdoor Patio Ever.” Taking place September 16 to 18 over four sessions, the festival will feature 50+ craft beers, ciders … Continued The post RendezBrews presented by Toronto Craft Beer Festival appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Finding Bliss: Fire and Ice makes a case that happiness can be achieved with a simple change of scenery
    by NOW Staff on August 17, 2022 at 11:59 am

    This is sponsored content The post Finding Bliss: Fire and Ice makes a case that happiness can be achieved with a simple change of scenery appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • 10 Canadian films to watch at TIFF 2022
    by Radheyan Simonpillai on August 17, 2022 at 11:15 am

    Homegrown fare at the festival deals with anti-Black racism, immigration stories and finding love in dire circumstances The post 10 Canadian films to watch at TIFF 2022 appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Savage Love: August quickies
    by Dan Savage on August 17, 2022 at 10:15 am

    Dan Savage expounds on the virtues of cockrings and gives tips on settling (or not), anal best practices and hiking The post Savage Love: August quickies appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Blockbusta! 90s DJ Party: Vol.3 with Bitter&Broke
    on August 17, 2022 at 12:03 am

    Bring back the throwback, for another “Blockbusta!”, the hottest 90s jam in Toronto at Clinton’s Bar at 693 Bloor Street West, just steps outside Christie station. Third time’s a charm and here we go for a third volume for the 2022 Summer! Featuring a hybrid live band and DJ performance by Toronto’s hottest band/dj/producer trio … Continued The post Blockbusta! 90s DJ Party: Vol.3 with Bitter&Broke appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Bedouin Soundclash Live @ Base31 in Picton, ON
    on August 16, 2022 at 11:45 pm

    Canadian indie rock and reggae royalty Bedouin Soundclash took a creative hiatus after climbing to the pinnacle of the Canadian music industry, and now they’re back better than everto continue the next chapter in their singular genre-defying career–a career which has seenthem celebrated at home and abroad with JUNO awards, Top 10 radio hits (When … Continued The post Bedouin Soundclash Live @ Base31 in Picton, ON appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Sloan
    on August 16, 2022 at 11:44 pm

    Concert at Base31 in Picton, ON. August 27, doors open – 6:30 PM, Featured Artist – 7:30 PM, Sloan – 8 PM. From $40. eventbrite.com The post Sloan appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • We’re Funny That Way Queer Comedy and Music Festival
    on August 16, 2022 at 11:35 pm

    We’re Funny That Way Festival | September 2-4 Who doesn’t love a bargain?! One pass will get you into every show! (You must contact Base 31 to reserve your place for each individual show.) $150 per ticket $300 VIP tickets available ($150 tax receipt) BUY VIP TICKETS ONLY at rainbowcharitynetwork.org The We’re Funny That Way Queer Comedy and Music … Continued The post We’re Funny That Way Queer Comedy and Music Festival appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • HUNGRY 4 HAMMOND 2022 Part 1: Lonnie Smith Tribute featuring Organomix
    on August 16, 2022 at 10:16 pm

    The TD Niagara Jazz Festival presents Part 1 of our 2022 HUNGRY 4 HAMMOND series, featuring the music of Organomix! Join us for this IN PERSON show on Friday, August 26th at Shady Acres* (Port Weller, West) Doors open at 6:00 PM, and the performance starts at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $39 + HST, or … Continued The post HUNGRY 4 HAMMOND 2022 Part 1: Lonnie Smith Tribute featuring Organomix appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Anthems 2 Floor Party
    by Katarina Ristic on August 16, 2022 at 9:51 pm

    Dance party featuring: Starting From Scratch x DJ Yogi x Jason Palma x Paul E Lopes x DJ Grouch Main Room: (House Anthems) • DJ Starting From Scratch• DJ Yogi Newly Renovated Basement: (Disco, Funk, Soul, Hip Hop Anthems) • Paul E Lopes• Jason Palma• DJ GrouchHosted by: Pedro Hotstepper & HeytimbrrrSep 10 from 10 … Continued The post Anthems 2 Floor Party appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Sunnyside 24 w/ David Morales, DJ Yogi & Rob Da Boom
    by Katarina Ristic on August 16, 2022 at 9:43 pm

    Dance party. Sep 3, doors 6 pm. $35. Sunnyside Pavilion, 1755 Lake Shore West. ticketweb.ca The post Sunnyside 24 w/ David Morales, DJ Yogi & Rob Da Boom appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • Kenny Glasgow, Tricky Moreira, DJ Yogi
    by Katarina Ristic on August 16, 2022 at 9:39 pm

    Dance party. August 27 at 10 pm. $15-$35. Wiggle Room, 772 Dundas West. facebook.com/events/1443902129440083 The post Kenny Glasgow, Tricky Moreira, DJ Yogi appeared first on NOW Magazine.

  • The First Annual Eyesore Cinema 24hr Twitch Telethon!
    on August 16, 2022 at 9:38 pm

    Mark your calendars for the First Annual Eyesore Cinema Twitch Telethon! We’re streaming live on Twitch for 24 glorious hours of fun to entertain and delight you! Your favourite video shop in Toronto needs all the help it can get in this “post” pandemic world, and what better way to celebrate Eyesore Cinema than to … Continued The post The First Annual Eyesore Cinema 24hr Twitch Telethon! appeared first on NOW Magazine.