In today's UP: enjoy Macaron Day with tasty meringue treats, celebrate the release of David Spaner's new book about independent filmmakers, and get in the mood for Canadian Music Week with a rocking night at Supermarket.
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Today in Toronto: learn about local urban sustainability at U of T’s Environment Week, celebrate Canadian poet Irving Layton’s life at a centenary celebration, join an evening of storytelling with the Raconteurs, and get your laugh on with Egg Zepellin’s comedy and variety show.
In today's Urban Planner: visit a new photography exhibition that looks at the public and private lives of young Iranians, check out War Horse's pre-show speaker series, and stop in to a comedy revue by East Side Represents.
In today's Urban Planner: A special reading series with past Trillium Book Award winners takes place, two new exhibits open in honour of tomorrow's International Women's Day, and a night of laughter is on the horizon at Bad Dog Theatre.
In today's Urban Planner: head over to a free screening of graffiti documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop, followed by a talk with two local graffiti artists; raise money for Toronto's First Post Office and catch a show about the War of 1812; listen to an evening of poetry at Paupers Pub; and catch folk singer Doug Tielli playing songs from his debut solo album.
It's a day that only comes around once every four years, so make the most of it by: catching three authors at Harbourfront; checking out the National Ballet of Canada's newest performance; and stopping by a screening of a documentary about Sonic Youth, with a concert right after.
Today in Toronto: check out a public installation about phone booths and Superman, a new artist lecture series called Flightpath launches, and choreographer Wayne McGregor's dance piece hits the Harbourfront stage.
Today in Toronto: stop by a morning showing of Everything Under the Moon, Nathan Englander talks about his new collection of short stories, head back to the future at an improv show, and it's the official opening of Obeah Opera.
In today's Urban Planner: Talk gaming, gender, and queerness at a groundbreaking art show; test your knowledge at a Degrassi-filled trivia night; and check out Sharon Van Etten on stage promoting her new album, Tramp.
Today in Toronto: love it or loathe it, Valentine’s Day is upon us and you can raise money for a good cause at the Gladstone's Red Masquerade, sing away the blues at Heartbreak Karaoke, play some ping pong and party at SPiN's Bloody Valentine Massacre, and check out live music at Love Near Bellwoods.
Today in Toronto: the 33rd edition of Buddies' Rhubarb Festival begins, the Drake hosts an eight-day birthday celebration starting with indie pop band Ohbijou, and two-man play Hughie starts a two and a half week run at the Theatre Centre.
Today in Toronto: free events abound with the launch of David Namisato's comic book; a talk with Nazneen Sheikh about her memoir, Moon Over Marrakech; a staged reading and discussion of Kwame Stephens' Man 2 Man; and a full line-up of bands at the Horseshoe's Nu Music Nite.
Today in Toronto: Say hello to February with a trip to the Brockton Writers Series, TIFF kicks off its new Science on Film series, Sam Shepard's production of The God Of Hell hits the stage at Unit 102 Theatre, and brush up on your French at Théâtre français de Toronto’s presentation of Zone.
In today's Urban Planner: Close out the first month of the year by checking out a panel on design and the media; attending a fundraiser and CD-release party for a compilation album that's raising money for War Child Canada; and seeing Daniel Stolfi's new comedy about bad theatre.
In today's Urban Planner: See a series of shorts about the days of yesteryear, critically acclaimed musical Avenue Q is starting a short run at Lower Ossington Theatre, and see a performance of Mozart's final piece, Requiem.
In today's Urban Planner: Stop by the Toronto Reference Library for a talk with international best-selling author Sara Paretsky, Dancemakers is presenting a festival of duets with three different programs, and Toronto band Hands & Teeth is hitting the Horseshoe stage.
In today's Urban Planner: swing by a free jazz concert; check out a charity art show hosted by Steam Whistle for the Toronto Humane Society; say goodbye to all-female improv group WDWMKR, Irish Wake-style; and check out our picks for best of the fest at Next Stage.