The seasons will soon be changing, which means it’s time to start thinking about wardrobe makeovers! Check out Fashion on Yonge to get a sneak peek at the fall clothing collections you’ll soon be able to snag in over 600 retail stores in downtown Toronto. DJ J-Lah will start things off before three separate fashion shows hit the runway, each one reflecting the styles found on Yonge Street—urban, vibe, and chic.
The CaribbeanTales Film Showcase returns to Toronto for its eighth year, bringing films and documentaries from over 25 different countries. The opening-night gala features the world premiere of Christopher Laird’s No Bois Man No Fraid, which sees two Trinidadian martial artists enter the dangerous world of Kalinda (stickfighting). Over 10 feature pieces, and 30 short films will screen during the festival, many of which will include discussions with the respective directors.
Steam Whistle’s September art exhibit is courtesy of a group of artists who became friends while studying Printmaking at OCAD. Poster Party celebrates mass-produced and distributed art for the general public, and consists of posters that have been created to promote art events, bands, and tours. Some of the featured artists include Jordan Warmington, Rebecca Ladds, Miles Ingrassia, and Eunice Luk. The exhibit runs all month.
The crew of the U.S.S. Albatross returns for yet another episode of Holodeck Follies, a monthly Star Trek-inspired variety show presented by The Dandies. Episode Eight sees the crew go on an adventure to pick up a special package from Starfleet Academy. The show also features non-Trekkie stand-up from Rush Zilla, sketch comedy from Fancy Sluts, and music from Petra Breiner and Nicole Bauman.
Steph Kaliner and Sara Hennessey are two very funny ladies—you might even call them Terrific Women. Which, oddly enough, is the name of their new regular comedy show at The Ossington. This month, they’ve enlisted the talented Sandra Battaglini, Phil Luzi, Chris Locke, Kathleen Phillips, and Jeremy Mersereau to join them onstage for a night of silliness.