YYZ Best Bets (Week of March 10)

Indie88's top picks for this week

The week starts to pick up on Thursday with Arcade Fire’s sold out show at the ACC. Lorde will also grace us with her presence this week at Sound Academy. You can also try some fresh menu items at Northwood for a buck a bite, and trade in your wardrobe for a new one at the West End Swap.
 

Thursday March 13, 2014
[MUSIC] Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire made huge waves this year with the release of Reflektor and this week their tour finds them at the ACC. With a dress code in effect, this event is expected to be quite the spectacle.

[FOOD] Buck A Bite @ Northwood
Northwood Café wants you to try out their new menu this Thursday with dollar bites from 6-11pm.

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Friday March 14, 2014
[MUSIC] Cuff The Duke
Catch Oshawa natives Cuff The Duke with Trish Robb and Beams at the Horseshow this week.
 

Saturday March 15, 2014
[MUSIC] Lorde
New Zealand’s most famous teenager returns to Toronto this week at the Sound Academy with opener, Lo-Fang.

[MUSIC] Foundry
Foundry is a month-long series showcasing international forward thinking music & art in non-traditonal spaces. This Saturday, Purity Ring and Katie Stelmanis (Austra) will be doing their DJ sets alongside Shigeto and Blue Hawaii at Tower Automotive on Sterling Rd.

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[SHOP] West End Swap
The West End Clothing Swap takes place this weekend. Bring pre-loved clothes to trade or just come with your wallets to the High Park Club. All proceeds will benefit the Red Door Shelter.
 

Sunday March 16, 2014
[EVENT] St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Everyone’s Irish on St. Paddy’s Day! Come celebrate Ireland and St. Patrick with Indie88 at the parade this weekend.

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