YYZ Best Bets (Week of April 14)

Music, film, shopping & more

From live music to pop-up markets to a film festival about cats, there is something for everyone going on this week in Toronto. You can fulfil all of your vintage dreams during the Vintage Crawl Toronto, listen to your favourite 90s cover tunes, celebrate Record Store Day with sweet deals and live music, and more.

Have a great week.

Tuesday April 15, 2014

[MUSIC] The War on Drugs
Catch Philadelphia’s War on Drugs at Lee’s Palace.

Wednesday April 16, 2014

[SHOP] CSI Pop-Up Market: Celebrate Spring!
The Centre of Social Innovation is holding their spring pop-up market this week at 720 Bathurst. You’ll find jewellery, crunchy chili oil, natural creams, sketchbooks, greeting cards and multimedia art, vintage clothing, handmade purses, salvaged wood items & much more.


Thursday April 17, 2014

[SHOP] Vintage Crawl Toronto
VCTO, a bi-annual city-wide shopping event, is happening this Thursday from 7pm – midnight all over Toronto. You can shop over 35 vendors celebrating in their own ways from sales to art shows, DJs and more. Be sure to consult Raina’s vintage shop guide before planning your route.

[FILM] Just for Cats: Internet Cat Video Festival
The first-ever festival devoted to the best in cat-themed YouTube videos makes its Toronto debut at TIFF Bell Lightbox — with a red carpet and bona fide felines in attendance.


Friday April 18, 2014

[MUSIC] Big Shiny Dwayne: Songs of the 90s
Join Dwayne Gretzky at the Phoenix for a night full of pure 90s tunes.

Saturday April 19, 2014

[MUSIC] S. Carey
Known from his work as the drummer in Bon Iver, S. Carey is touring on his own and will be hitting The Garrison this weekend.

[MUSIC] Chart Attack Presents: Record Store Day @ Sonic Boom
Celebrate record store day with a full day of live music fueled by Pistonhead Lager Canada featuring PS I Love You, DIANA, The Bicycles, Greys, HSY + more