This Week In Toronto

Experience infinity: From her immersive infinity rooms to mesmerizing paintings and playful sculptures, Yayoi Kusama welcomes you to participate in her extraordinary and innovative explorations of time and space.

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors focuses on the celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s immersive, multi-reflective infinity mirror rooms. The Exhibition provides visitors with the opportunity to experience six of Kusama’s most iconic kaleidoscopic environments, alongside large-scales, whimsical installations of over 60 key paintings, sculptures and works on paper from the early 1950s to the present. Two to three people may enter each room Infinity Mirror Room at a time – five you enter and one you peek in to. The rooms are designed by the artist to be brief immersive experiences and are in chronological order – from 1965 to the present.

Tickets are $30 for adults, $26.50 for seniors, and $21.50 for post-secondary students and youth ages 17 and under. On Wednesdays after 6 pm, tickets are $15. Admission is free for AGO Members, but tickets are not guaranteed. Tickets to Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors include access to the AGO Collection galleries.

When: March 3rd – May 27th from 10:30 am – 5 pm

Where: Art Gallery of Ontario

2. Our Lady Peace Sugar Beach Session

Join us in The Edge Studio on March 15th at 12:30pm to catch Our Lady Peace perform a few tunes off their latest album, Somethingness.

Free admission.

When: Friday, March 15th at 12:30 pm

Where: 102.1 The Edge (25 Dockside Drive, Toronto)


Our Lady Peace & Matt Good

March 15th: Massey Hall

with Ascot Royals

March 16th: REBEL

with Ellevator
This is a LEGAL AGE 19+ event. Valid photo ID required.

3. Yungblud Sugar Beach Session

Join us in The Edge Studio on March 15th at 2:00pm to catch Yungblud perform a few tunes off his self-titled EP.

Free admission.

When: Friday, March 15th at 2:00 pm

Where: 102.1 The Edge (25 Dockside Drive, Toronto)

4. K. Flay Concert

All Ages Event
Doors – 7 pm
Support: Yungblud

When: March 15th at 7:30 pm

Where: Danforth Music Hall

5. Toronto Short Film Festival 2018

The T.O. Short Film Festival presents “the best of” Short Films from Canada, as well as selections from around the globe. There are thousands of short films produced every year in North America – yet no where to see them. T.O. Short provides a venue for all movie lovers at the very comfortable Carlton Cinema right in the middle of downtown Toronto. Tickets are now available from the Carlton!

When: Monday, March 12th – Friday March 16th at 6:15 pm / 7:45 pm / 9:15 pm

Where: Carlton Cinema

6. Toronto Women’s Fashion Week

Toronto Women’s Fashion Week is home to Canada’s most iconic designers and the next generation of emerging talent.

When: March 12th – 17th from 4 pm – 11 pm

Where: 1 Yonge

7. Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Poster Show And Sale

Polaris will be unveiling the one-of-a-kind screenprint tribute posters commissioned to honour the eight most recent albums that received Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation.

The albums that will be honoured with these works are:

THE BAND — The Band
Eric’s Trip — Love Tara
Feist — Let It Die
Glenn Gould — Bach: The Goldberg Variations
Harmonium — L’Heptade
K-OS — Joyful Rebellion
Gordon Lightfoot — Lightfoot!
The Tragically Hip — Fully Completely

By the artists:

Design By: Noel Nanton – Typotherapy
Matt Fletcher
Jessica Fortner Illustration
Tom Froese
Toko Hosoya
Louise Reimer
Sébastien Thibault Illustrations 

Free admission. 

A limited number of these Heritage Prize prints will be available for purchase at the event. Additionally, a selection of classic Polaris posters will be available for sale. Posters will also be available for online sale on March 13th. To see the full #PolarisPoster gallery go here:

Guest DJ Dave Ritter from past Polaris nominees The Strumbellas will be on hand to spin some tunes throughout the evening.

When: Tuesday, March 13th from 5 pm – 8 pm

Where: The Drake Hotel

8. Toronto Sportsmen’s Show

The first Canadian National Sportsmen’s Show took place in Toronto in 1948. A group of sporting enthusiasts under the leadership of world-famous outdoorsman, author and dedicated conservationist, Frank Kortright, were responsible for an event that would eventually evolve into the Toronto Sportsmen’s Show. Today, it is a not for profit corporation and Canada’s largest producer of outdoor shows.

Boasting over 350,000 square feet of exhibit space, all under one roof, The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show attracts over 300 exhibitors displaying a diverse range of products and services all promoting the great outdoors.

When: March 14th – 18th from 10 am – 7 pm

Where: The International Centre

9. Eyeblink: Fires

In support of the Gardiner Museum’s exhibition YOKO ONO: THE RIVERBEDEyeblink is a three-part monthly screening and performance series that draws inspiration from Ono’s 1960s and 1970s filmmaking. Tickets are $10.

When: Thursday, March 15th from 7 pm – 10 pm

Where: Gardiner Museum


10. Toronto Comicon 2018

TORONTO COMICON as presented by FAN EXPO CANADA™ has now grown to become a spectacular 3 day event! Located in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the show will be boasting unique exhibitors, presentations, workshops and many celebrity guests. Don’t miss out on Spring’s #1 community event in Toronto!

When: Friday, March 16th from 4 pm – 9 pm
Saturday, March 17th from 10 am – 7 pm
Sunday, March 18th from 10 am – 5 pm

Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre

2017 Toronto ComiCon

2017 Toronto ComiCon

Getty / Xinhua News Agency

11. St Patrick’s Day Party 2018

It’s that time of the year again! Come on out to Steam Whistle Pilsner’s annual St Patrick’s Day Bash on Saturday March 17th at the Roundhouse! Can you think of a better place to spend the day other than the land of the green beer?!

Enjoy brewery fresh pure Pilsner, traditional Irish eats from the Irish Embassy Pub & Grill, traditional Irish Dancing from Brogue & Scoil Rince Le Cheile, and live music from Poor Angus and Fresh Eire who’s celtic tunes excites both traditional purists and modern.

Tickets are $24 in advance (plus taxes & fees) and there will be a limited amount of tickets sold at the door day of for $30.

When: March 17th from 2 pm – 2 am

Where: Steam Whistle Brewing

12. Gladstone Flea: March Maker’s Market

Come meet fine folks making fine goods with their bare hands! We’ve rounded up authentic artisans and cool craftspeople for the Gladstone Flea: Meet the Makers Market in March. Feel good about knowing the exact person that made that soap you wash your face with every single day! And take pride in taking care of local, independent businesses that just want to take care of you!

When: Sunday, March 18th from 10 am – 4 pm

Where: Gladstone Hotel

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