– Shameless mag launch, with performances by Republic of Safety and Cougar Party. “Screenings of horror shorts and scenes from horror classics by Filmmaker/Video DJ James King, on-site makeovers by our team of professional special-effects makeup artists, prizes and more,” all taking place on Sunday at the rapidly swankifying Gladstone hotel.
– Toronto Life’s latest issue contains the disembodied heads of Montreal band Broken Social Scene. But it’s online edition has former IFOA authors (is that like saying ATM Machine?) reading from their works. David Bezmozgis alert!
– Luke Doucet’s new album is bloody awesome. He performs on Saturday at Lee’s.
– Hotly anticipated, the Squid and the Whale opens today.
– And TOist will be on 640 AM, Sunday at 3pm. We’ll aim to be as inarticulate and inane as we usually are, and they’ll aim to not misspell our names.