It was early in the day when I received an email invite to something called a “Lollipop-Up show”. With that kind of title, why not look a little closer at the details? I was given a golden ticket to Toronto’s low-key best place to be a few days before the big fright.
If you’re looking for a good time in Toronto tomorrow, look no further than the incredibly zany and intriguing “Lollipop-Up Show” at the 8-11 Gallery. Toronto natives shy kids are the hosts of honour at this creative endeavour, filled to the brim with great music, good food, and entertainment aplenty. The event starts at 8pm at 233 Spadina Ave.
alking from the embassy suites to the venue I was immediately struck by the irony of the country flags from around the world lining the Benjamin Franklin Parkway leading up to the Made in America festival. The road was full of vendors selling bootleg printed T-shirts, pretzels, water, Gatorade, ice cream and whatever other drunken delicacies they could think of.
Bummed you couldn’t get your hands on ‘Tomorrowland’ tickets? Don’t worry, you aren’t the only one. When ‘Tomorrowland’s ticket site opened last month, two million people fought for 180,000 tickets. Tickets for the world’s biggest music festival in Belgium were gone in under a minute. So what do I have to say to the hundreds of thousands of disappointed ravers and ‘Tomorrowland’ hopefuls?