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June 7 – 16: Players Toronto Present: AvengerDale: Age of Archie

June 7-16: PLAYERS TORONTO PRESENT: AVENGERDALE: AGE OF ARCHIE Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, Doors 7:30pm, $15 – $25, tickets available online here The Infinity Wars are over and now the Avengers are stuck in an age of boring, boring peace…masquerading as high school teachers for the young and impressionable in Toronto’s Riverdale High School. What was […]

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Friday 25 May: Kevin Chong Spreads The Plague (book launch)

Friday 25 May: KEVIN CHONG SPREADS THE PLAGUE Doors 7:30pm, PWYC   Pages UnBound is pleased to present the unique Toronto launch of Kevin Chong’s The Plague. Accompanied by his writing friends Naben Ruthnum, Kathryn Mockler and Michael LaPointe, Kevin will be spreading his vital and viral dystopian thoughts throughout the evening. We will plague […]

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Thursday 24 May: The Young Novelists album release

Thursday 24 May: THE YOUNG NOVELISTS, with special guest RACHAEL CARDIELLO 8pm, $10 advance here, $20 door. THE YOUNG NOVELISTS The Young Novelists are a Toronto-based band fronted by husband and wife Graydon James and Laura Spink. With a sound that has been compared to everyone from The Band to ‘pre-weirdness’ Wilco, the band’s personal […]

Sweet Pea Release Concert

Friday 25 May: Sweet Pea Album Release

Friday 25 May: SWEET PEA ALBUM RELEASE 7:30pm, FREE/pwyc Sweet Pea is a Toronto folk-pop band led by Rebecca Hennessy and Julia Hambleton. The duo’s original songs blend dreamy vocal harmonies with ukuleles, accordion and the solid rhythm section of drummer Dave Clark (Gord Downie, Rheostatics) and Juno-nominated jazz bassist Michael Herring. Their highly praised […]

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April 26 – May 5: Nags Players Present: There Goes The Bride

April 26 – May 5: NAGS PLAYERS PRESENT: THERE GOES THE BRIDE Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings.  $15 – $20. tix available online at Timothy Westerby is overworked, underpaid, stressed out, and his daughter is getting married in what he thinks is an overly-lavish and overly-expensive ceremony. Timothy is ripe for a nervous breakdown […]

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Every Second Sunday: Robert Priest & Max Layton, with guests

Every Second Sunday: MORE SONGS AND POEMS WITH ROBERT PRIEST, MAX LAYTON AND SPECIAL GUESTS 5pm, FREE/pwyc. Join us in the Southern Cross Bar every second Sunday of the month, from 5pm to 7pm, for songs and poems by Max Layton and Robert Priest, featuring special guests every month.  Best of all: there’s no cover! […]


Every Monday: Tranzac Open Stage

Mondays, 8pm, FREE: TRANZAC OPEN STAGE Every Monday in the Southern Cross Lounge, The Tranzac hosts Toronto’s best open stage. The Southern Cross is an intimate, cozy room with a piano, amps, & drum kit, and also happens to be one of the best-sounding rooms in the city.  The crowd is a mix of regulars […]