JLO, old bras & rectum-incinerating food: Everything you need for a memorable week in Toronto.
To Rome With Love. Woody Allen’s latest comes out to much critical acclaim (including from Peter Travers, who cannot tell a lie): “To Rome With Love has pleasures galore”. Starring Alec Baldwin, Roberto Benigni, Judy Davis, Jesse Eisenberg and Ellen Page. Playing at most theatres, varying times.
Sound in Motion Music Festival. July 13-15, locations throughout downtown Toronto. A non-profit music festival feat. Dualism, Sammy Dee, Koki, the Deep North Crew & Many More. A/V Interactive installations, art & more. Visit http://simtoronto.org for schedule and ticket info.
Toronto Burlesque Festival @ The Gladstone Hotel – 1214 Queen St. W. Various events, see schedule. Dig your pasties out from under the Christmas decorations and tennis balls. Time to shake yourself from the stranglehold of modesty you’ve been wrestling with all winter! July 19-22.
Hot and Spicy Food Festival: July 20-22 @ the Harbourfront Centre. It’s that time of year again… challenge yourself and your digestive tract. It’s free.
Bras for a Cause: Donate your gently-used, over-the-shoulder-boulder-holders to women in need. 9-4 pm. July 14. Drop off locations here.
Antigone: Ancient Greek play with a modern G20 twist. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. July 15. Visit here for times.
PawsWay’s Cat Show. July 15, 11-5 pm, 245 Queen’s Quay W. Cats are always silently judging you, this is your only chance to judge them.
Enrique, JLO and WYY @ the Air Canada Centre. July 17, 7:30 pm. Get your triple-dose of cheese and acronyms. 40 Bay St.
Great Waterfront Trail Adventure. July 16-17. On July 16, bicyclists participating in the Great Waterfront Trail Adventure will set-up an overnight camp at Fort York. This marathon is an amazing end-to-end bike tour covering 720 km of Ontario’s waterfront and 41 communities over 8 days. Those interested in punishing themselves with vigorous exercise should visit http://www.waterfronttrail.org/gwta_web/index.htm.