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Toronto Hit List: Parkdale Holiday Bazaar, Kinky Love, Queen Dance Party, Soul Step & more!

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December Eighth-Ninth Leslieville Flea Holiday Market @ Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre, 870 Queen St. E. Store from over 55 distributors promoting a curated number of classic and handcrafted gadgets, snap a selfie within the previous time photograph sales space, and take heed to carols carried out by College of Toronto’s Glee Membership on the Leslieville Flea Holiday Market. Runs 10-5 pm each days.

December Eighth-Ninth Pink Xmas @ The 519, 519 Church St. A (vacation) queer craft, style, artwork, and literature truthful organized by Pink Market in help of The 519. Runs 11-6 pm Saturday and 11-5 pm Sunday. PWYC ($5 steered).

December Eighth-Ninth Tranzac Holiday Present Truthful @ Tranzac Membership, 292 Brunswick Ave. Now in its second yr, the Tranzac Holiday Present Truthful is a superb place to seek out unique, handmade presents by native artists and artisans. Runs 12-6 pm each days.

WEDNESDAY

7 pm Music Bingo @ The Gladstone Lodge, 1214 Queen St. W. A FREE weekly occasion combining the love of music with the normal bingo format. Every participant receives a Music Bingo card which consists of an assortment of songs. As an alternative of calling out numbers, they play the music! Singing alongside inspired.

7 pm BURR! A Boosie Festivus @ Miracle on Queen, 251 Queen St. W. Boosie Fade’s annual vacation social gathering in help of Sistering: A Lady’s Place and Road Well being! Hang around, drink some fancy cocktails (common or non-alcoholic), and take heed to music. Till midnight. PWYC.

eight pm Spelling Bae @ Pennie’s, 127 Strachan Ave. You’re one phrase away from profitable money cash, bragging rights, and glory eternal at this month’s Spelling Bae! Signal-up at eight pm, Bae at eight:30.

eight pm Drake Trivia @ The Drake Lodge, 1150 Queen St. W. Groups of 4 or much less put their random information to the check as hosts Megan Griffith-Greene and Jeromy Lloyd hearth off questions starting from sporting data and superstar scandals to geographic discoveries and culinary lingo. $2 to take part. E-mail host@thedrakehotel.ca or present up early to order a spot.

10 pm Submit Workplace @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave. Come publish up and have some drinks at Handlebar post-work as a few post-DJ dudes (Chayne and Daniel) pause-n-play their means via postmodern, post-irony, post-worthy and each type of publish they will come throughout.

THURSDAY

5 pm Parkdale Holiday Bazaar @ Parkdale Village. Be a part of 96 Tears Classic and different classic and retail shops in Parkdale for a vacation bazaar! Every retailer may have their very own sale and snacks with a customized version of a bazaar. Full record of individuals right here. Till 10 pm.

7 pm Pop Tradition Trivia @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. A trivia night time with the emphasis on leisure (films, TV, music). That is the payoff for all the tv you’ve been watching. Prizes and low cost drinks all night time!

eight pm The Throwback @ The Drake Lounge, 1150 Queen St. W. DJ Gramera and Dennis P of SoulSkank take over the Drake Lodge lounge and fill the air with clean beats and silky saxophone sounds. Finish the night time in a enjoyable groove as they take you thru basic music eras in true throwback Thursday trend.

9 pm Astral Projections @ Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave. A month-to-month out-of-body expertise mixing mind-expanding audio/visible delights from native digital bands and DJs. This version will function a reside efficiency by Future Primitive + DJ units by Iced Misto, Basic Eclectic, and Hemingway. $eight.

10 pm Sister Mister @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. A queer dance celebration bringing some much-needed warmth, physique, and swish to the West Finish. Each Thursday, they welcome a brand new DJ (feminine, male, and past the binary) to get you dancing and all the time blurring gender strains in Toronto’s nightlife universe.

10 pm Again On @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. A weekly Thursday night time celebration enjoying all of the brand-new Prime 40 tracks you possibly can deal with. Informal gown, informal feeling. $5.

10 pm Electricladyland @ The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. A queer synthy, attractive dance social gathering, enjoying all and solely digital women! Anticipate numerous Le Tigre, Erykah Badu, Bjork, Kate Bush, Kelela, Broadcast, Robyn, Madonna, The Knife, Kylie Minogue, M.I.A., Lykke Li, FKA Twigs, Santogold, Grimes, and extra.

10 pm Psychedelic Soul Shack @ Swan Dive, 1631 Dundas St. W. DJ D.B. Bux performs rattling nice alternatives of soul, funk, and basic disco all night time.

10 pm Black Postcards @ The Embassy, 223 Augusta Ave. DJ Black Cube spinning uncommon ’50s and ’60s rock ‘n’ roll, rockabilly, and R&B.

FRIDAY

eight:30 pm Krampus Ball @ The Opera Home, 735 Queen St. E. Halloween will reside on by means of the Christmas season at this seventh annual costume social gathering delivered to you by Squid Lid. Costumes inspired however not obligatory (assume ghosts, goblins, Halloween costumes, membership youngsters, sweet ravers, ceremonial dinner put on, and so forth). $35 tickets obtainable on-line.

10 pm Kinky Love @ Tremendous Marvel Gallery, 584 School St. DJs Prince Ness and Rob Judges play the perfect of funk, rock, new wave, soul, hip-hop, disco, reggae, gold. Free earlier than 11 pm, $5 after.

10 pm PopRocks @ ROUND Venue, 152-A Augusta Ave. Alterna-pop, indie, retro, synthpop, digital, and remixes from artists like Depeche Mode, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Daft Punk, Arcade Hearth, The Remedy, Bloc Celebration, New Order, Ladytron, Arctic Monkeys, Lana Del Rey, Scorching Chip, Björk, David Bowie, MGMT, and extra. $5.

10 pm Bar Phlie @ Farside, 600 Gerrard St. E. Rapper/producer/DJ Extra Or Les performs tunes with a hip-hop slant to maneuver you, whether or not it’s only a head-nod or a full-on shake-a-thon. Anticipate to listen to stuff like A Tribe Referred to as Quest, Dibia$e, J Dilla, Bonobo, TLC, Artwork of Noise, Roisin Murphy, The Web, MF DOOM, Bob James, Unusual U, and CZARFACE.

10 pm Millennial Falcon @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. A strong 2000s-now get together hosted by Yacht Rock DJs Keith and Shandy. All the most effective bangers of the brand new millenium! Free earlier than 11 pm.

10 pm The place Does This Disco? @ Farside, 600 Gerrard St. E. Enjoyable, foolish, and unusual pop transmissions acquired from an alternate-dimension Earth. Mutant disco, Italo, digital indie pop, psych-pop, and weird cowl variations chosen by DJ Digits.

10 pm Fuck It @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. Responsible pleasures dance get together with Bangs & Blush! Drake, Hanson, Taylor Swift, Britney Spears, Missy Elliott, Vengaboys, Bieber, Will Smith, Spice Women, Eminem, Jay-Z, Disney music, and extra. $5 with scholar ID, $10 with out.

10 pm Lazy Susans @ The Ossington, 63 Ossington Ave. Spinning hip-hop, RnB, soul, rap, lure, and soiled south.

10 pm DJ Granny Pantys @ Swan Dive, 1631 Dundas St. W. Rock, psych, post-punk, and oddities with DJ Granny Pantys. Come get bizarre!

10 pm Beam Me Up Disco @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. A disco jam that celebrates the underrated and the obscure of funk, jazz, soul, boogie, uncommon groove, reggae, gospel, proto-house! It’s a night of tuneful transcendence, provided by residents Patchouli Brothers and Bike owner. $10.

10:30 pm Massive Primpin’: Physique Warmth @ Miss Factor’s, 1279 Queen St. W. Cram in and really feel one another’s physique warmth as DJs Sikh Information and Vaughan spin hip-hop and scorching occasions for LGBTQ individuals and their visitors. For line bypass, e-mail bigprimpin@gmail.com. $7 earlier than 11:30 pm, $10 after.

11 pm Caught On Silly @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. DJs Fase and Dougie Growth throw a no-holds-barred, anything-goes, sky’s-the-limit, all-out dance-a-thon! Anticipate hits and not-so-hits, jams previous and new. $10.

11 pm Tapette: Édition Paraparapum @ SoSo Meals Membership, 1166 Dundas St. W. The ultimate Tapette celebration of 2018! DJ Phillippe spins French disco, home, and Franco-classics (warning: Ginette Reno’s basic “Vive le Vent” can be slayed and performed) all night time. $10.

SATURDAY

11 am Parkdale Flea Presents: A Holiday Market @ Northern Modern Gallery, 1266 Queen St. W. Parkdale Flea is internet hosting its final vacation market of 2018 (and final market at this location)! The flea will probably be stocked to the max with a mixture of new and recognized distributors. Till 6 pm.

12 pm Black Owned Holiday Market @ Enercare Centre (Corridor C), 100 Princes’ Blvd. Store services from black-owned companies whereas having fun with music, performances and meals. Donations will go in the direction of funding enterprise improvement packages to help black youth entrepreneurs. All are welcome! Till 9 pm.

10 pm Bohemian Rhapsody: Queen Dance Celebration @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 School St. Is that this the actual life? Or is that this simply fantasy? In case you wanna break away, dance all night time to all of the Queen anthems you possibly can deal with + a number of different bangers from the period. $5 advance tickets out there on-line.

10 pm Bonk @ Bambi’s, 1265 Dundas St. W. 1980s oddities, underground disco, wave and, synth with Milch and Daniel Benjamin. $5 earlier than midnight, extra after.

10 pm Synthesexer @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. Toronto’s synthesexiest attractive synthy various electro dance celebration! Anticipate to listen to stuff like: Tiga, Annie, Chromeo, M.I.A., Holy Ghost!, Robyn, Daft Punk, Little Dragon, Pet Store Boys, and extra. $5 earlier than 11 pm, 10 after.

10 pm Saturday Night time Jukebox Dance Celebration @ Stones Place, 1255 Queen St. W. Sweat it out to the candy sounds of the golden age of rock ‘n’ roll and soul music! DJ Blush performs rock, soul, funk, pop, and disco from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s.

10 pm Afro Haus @ Revival, 783 School St. Categorical, launch, and GET DOWN to the grooviest, freshest dance music popping out of Sub-Saharan Africa and her diaspora. DJ Sarah Jane Riegler and visitor DJ Nina Hwata might be serving up a scrumptious elixir of Afro Home, GQOM, Afrobeats, Soca, Kuduro, Sgubhu, Kwaito, and dancehall. $5 earlier than 11 pm, $10 after.

10 pm Funk Off @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. Chicago’s best, Tim and Teddy, spinning the perfect and boldest funk throughout the many years. $5.

10 pm No matter You Like Feat. Sgt Rubbish @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. All hits, all night time with spicy DJs that’ll actually get you shifting and shaking. It’s the great things – the promenade that by no means was!

10 pm Worst Conduct @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. This Saturday, be in your worst conduct. Bangs & Blush play previous and current bangers all night time lengthy from Drake, The Weeknd, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Infamous B.I.G., Nelly, TLC, Missy Elliott, and extra! $5 with scholar ID, $10 with out.

10 pm A Drag Tribute to Animals @ The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. Every month, The Beaver welcomes Fisher Worth to tug collectively a menagerie of ghastly creatures to entertain you and pay tribute to no matter themed nonsense Fisher pulls from her extremely caffeinated mind. This version will function Nancy Bocock, Imarra, and The FranDiscos. $5 earlier than midnight, $10 after.

10 pm Knockout @ Disgraceland, 965 Bloor St. W. An evening of strictly 1960s reggae and northern soul on unique 45s.

10 pm DJ Nora Noise’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Takeover @ Swan Dive, 1631 Dundas St. W. The age of complete rock ‘n’ roll domination has arrived.

10 pm Swiftmas Dance Social gathering @ Mod Membership, 722 School St. Swifties, get able to shake it off! This dance get together will function sufficient Taylor Swift to fulfill probably the most loyal of Swifties. Toss in a Christmas tune or two and also you’ve received your self a banger! $5 advance tickets out there on-line.

10:30 pm Lavender @ Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St. A celebration for IBPOC, lesbian, bisexual, pan-sexual, queer ladies, nonbinary, and trans individuals. $5 or PWYC (nobody shall be turned away resulting from lack of funds).

11 pm Soul Step @ The Pink Mild, 1185 Dundas St. W. Soul, disco, and dance music. Cam on the controls all night time.

11 pm XtraLRG @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. DJ Massive Jacks enjoying your favorite XtraLRG massive tunes all night time (rap, R&B, dancehall). $10.

SUNDAY

10 am Ontario Classic Market: Indoor Holiday Version @ Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave. Store from a number of classic design, artwork, and antiques. Till 5 pm.

10 am Bunz Flea @ The Gladstone Lodge, 1214 Queen St. W. The Bunz Flea options BTZ, commerce, and money transactions with native makers. Till 5 pm.

11 am Toronto Artwork Crawl Christmas Market @ The Nice Corridor, 1087 Queen St. W. On the lookout for really distinctive, handcrafted, one-of-a-kind presents this vacation season? The fifth annual Christmas Market by Toronto Artwork Crawl is your one-stop store vacation spot! 90 artists, two flooring of buying, stay music, interactive demos, meals, money bar, face portray, and extra. Till 6 pm. $10 prematurely, $12 on the door.

four:30 pm Woman Gang Cabarets @ The Painted Woman, 218 Ossington Ave. An unboxed selection present and inclusive protected area to satisfy, empower, and share tales with all types of feminists! Performances shall be adopted by an open stage woman cabaret (open to comedians, storytellers, poets, musicians, dancers, or anything you’ll be able to consider) and jam. $12.

7 pm Brass Details Trivia @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. Check your information and win prizes! Hosted by Well-known Kirk Hero. Till 10 pm.

10 pm Sinful Sundays Burlesque: UniCrews Showcase @ Cherry Cola’s, 200 Bathurst St. Come be entertained at TO’s weekly “temple of tease.” This version options Burlesque UniCrews graduates with instructors Rosie Mae and Pastel Supernova. Free entry; tipping inspired.

~ For occasion submissions, e mail Caitlyn Holroyd at caitlyn_holroyd@hotmail.com

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