Toronto Silent Film Festival @ Various Locations. Silent film screenings and performances by selected musicians. For all information: http://www.ebk-ink.com/tsff/index.html
6 pm Book Exchange @ Toronto Reference Library, Appel Salon. Hosted by Trampoline Hall’s Misha Glouberman. Cash bar. Bring a book you love to swap with local celebs and other book nerds!
6 pm Art for Africa @ SHAMBA Foundation, 48 Yonge St, suite 1200. Art & Cocktail fundraiser for Gisimba Orphanage in Rwanda.
7 pm Screening: Erella Ganon, Dufferin Grove Park @ The Stealth Lounge, Pilot Tavern, 22 Cumberland St. As part of Neighbourhood Stories, Erella’s recollection of Yorkville hippies, the dawn of AIDS, the heyday of the Toronto art scene, and the amazing support she has recieved from friends and neighbours.
8 pm Strong Words # 59 @ The Free Times Cafe, 320 College St. New curators Gillian Savigny and Malcolm Sutton present a pay what you can reading. Donations of new and used books accepted on behalf of Book Ends.
9:30 pm The Joke Club @ Comedy Bar, 963 Bloor St. W. A Thursday night round up of joke folk.
9:30 pm Public. Provocative. Porn: The Year’s Best in Feminist Film @ Bloor Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W. Kick off the Good For Her Feminist Porn Awards with a screening of scenes from some great directors. A roundtable discussion will follow moderated by CoCo La Creme. All directors and performers will be in attendance. $12.
9 pm Beth in Battle Mode: Farewell Show @ Rancho Relaxo, 300 College St. With openers The Speaking Tongues and Make Me Young. CDs and shirts at bargain-basement prices!
12 pm Silver Falls/LAB Consignment/ SLO/DVS Swimwear Weekend Sale @ 15 Ossington Ave. Mini pop-up shops within Silver Falls. Come find your perfect suit! Open until Sunday.
6 pm The Art of Looking @ Distillery Lane, Engine Gallery and The Boiler House. #7 Mill St. Bldg #37. An evening of culinary and creative stimulation. Help cultivate your artistic eye, then enjoy an exceptional three course dinner. $85. Contact Crystal at 416-203-2121