Oct 21st, 8 pm A Special Halloween Edition of ART’D @ Marben Restaurant, 488 Wellington St. With artists Bowman, Andrew Foerster, Ian Bethune, Jean-Paul Langlois, Lisa Vanin.
Oct. 22-31 Hysteria: A Festival of Women @ Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St. The 5th incarnation of hysteria promises eclectic lineups, accessible ticket prices, and something for everyone. www.artsexy.ca
Oct 24th, 3:30 pm 2009 Toronto Zombie Walk @ Trinity Bellwoods Park, (the pit bordered by Dundas St. & Gore Vale Ave.) Put your best zombie face forward and lurch three kill-o-metres to Bloor and Bathurst, for the Cinema of the Dead Zombie Double Bill. Walk is free, screening is $16 for zombies and $20 for human beings.
Oct. 24th, 4 pm Night of Dread @ Dufferin Grove Park (Dufferin South of Bloor) Clay and Paper Theatre invites you to parade your fears around the darkened streets of Toronto, with music, masquerade, pageantry, and most terrifying of all: people on stilts. Wear black and white, and bring $10 for the suggested donation. www.clayandpapertheatre.org
Oct. 25th, 7:30 pm The BQE: A Film by Sufjan Stevens @ Innis Town Hall, U of T. 2 Sussex Ave. A cinematic suite inspired by the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Hula Hoop. The Brooklyn Academy of Music commisioned this self-made home movie set to Sufjan Stevens’ orchestral score. Not to be missed. Tickets $10 at Soundscapes, $12 at the door.
Oct. 25th, 7:30 pm Comedy Night @ Lola’s Commisary, 634 Church St. A great line up of talented young comedians, delicious pub grub, and discount drinks. $5
Oct. 27th, 9 pm The Songwriter’s Lounge feat. Ben Somer & Jesse Pitcher @ Vdara, 735 Queen St. W. $3.50 drink specials, no cover, and two fantastic musicians.