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5 things to do this weekend: Flamenco, axe-throwing and Union Station transformed

Marcia Chen | posted Saturday, Jan 17th, 2015

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Jan. 16-18, 2015

Villa Toronto: Toronto joins past hosts Warsaw, Reykjavik and Tokyo as the site for a roving art exhibit to “create encounters with the general public and local art communities.” Nineteen private galleries from Dundas West to Milan will transform Union Station’s Great Hall with their works. Jan. 16 (Friday) to Jan. 23, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m; opening 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Union Station, 65 Front St. W. Free. villaraster.com

Dance Ontario: Live Flamenco, Egyptian and contemporary dance for less than the cost of a movie. Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. Friday to Sunday. $10 suggested donation. danceontario.ca

Come Up To My Room: Artists and designers build installations specifically for the rooms and hallways of a 125-year-old Queen West hotel. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W. Until Jan. 25. Free; some paid events. comeuptomyroom.com

Axe Throwing – like darts, but not: Learn how to hurl an axe at a target and then test your skills in a tournament. What could go wrong? The winner takes home a wood-burned hatchet. Beginners welcome. Friday. 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Batl, 33 Villiers St. $45.facebook.com

Singsation Saturdays: A sing-along of opera classics led by Sandra Horst of the Canadian Opera Company. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $10, including refreshments. tmchoir.org

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