C Magazine Walking Workshop with Jessica Thompson

  • 6 p.m.

“Do I really need a workshop in walking?” This might be your reaction upon hearing that contemporary art publication C Magazine has organized a series of workshops around that very topic. Media artist Jessica Thompson might change your mind with her interactive, ambulatory project that aims to reveal and illuminate the transforming conditions of our city through sound. Small groups will meet at the corner of Dufferin and Queen to start the journey through Parkdale and Liberty Village. Advance RSVP to info@cmagazine.com is required.

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Talk: “Should Surveillance Scare You?”

  • 7:30 p.m.

Thanks to everything from the NSA leaks to tailored ads on Facebook, questions surrounding privacy, security, and surveillance are on a lot of minds these days. Hosted by the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, “Should Surveillance Scare You?” brings together Citizen Lab’s Chris Parsons and Toronto Star national security reporter Michelle Shephard for a conversation about the evolving role of digital surveillance. Free with RSVP here.

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The Shift

Image courtesy of Ayelen Liberona.

Image courtesy of Ayelen Liberona.

  • Drake Hotel Underground (1150 Queen Street West)
  • 8 p.m.

Music, dance, and film collide in The Shift, a collaboration between Music in the Barns and The Wandering Eye. The interdisciplinary happening at the Drake Underground will include four films on four screens. All films will feature dancer Margie Gillis, and will be set to live music from a diverse array of artists and genres, ranging from chamber music to beatboxing.

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Dois em Um and Bruno Capinan

  • Lula Lounge (1585 Dundas Street West)
  • 9 p.m.

If the World Cup has turned you into a Brazilophile, or if you want to see what Brazil has to offer beyond talented footballers, an evening of music from South America’s largest country may be just what you’re craving. The Lula Lounge is host to a double bill of Brazilian artists, featuring the Toronto debut of duo Dois em Um and songs from Toronto-based songwriter Bruno Capinan.

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A Journey Into the Forbidden City

  • Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queens Park)
  • All day
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