Pink Mafia Guide to TIFF 2012 4AM
As always, Pink Mafia has your back. In the case of TIFF 2012, we want to make sure you know exactly where you will be able to pour vodka down your throat until 4am. There are a few really great events, that you should not even consider missing, which I will tell you all about in a minute.
First though, for those all star drinkers who just need to know right away every single place you can get your drink on until 4am over the next 10 days, here is a comprehensive list. There are 44 bars an restaurants with approved extended licenses compared to last year’s 25, which means one thing only: you need to drink THAT much harder.
As for the events:
Wrongbar has a plethora of options for the late night TIFF partier this year. Here is the gammot, but keep in mind that our we are extra stoked for the SLOWED x TIFF events they are hosting on the 8th and the 14th exploring various realms of slower club music (under 115 bpms), including: Moombahton, Lean House, Trap, Rap, Dancehall, Electronic and more. Details here. The lineup is insane.
Sept 6 – CLASSIC MATERIAL: A Tribute to Loud Records with Taktiks and Kae Wonder. Hosted by My Man Henri.
Sept 7 – BIG PRIMPIN’: 2 Many Chainz TIFF Edition
Sept 8 – SLOWED – Nadastrom, Thugli, Lucie Tic and Special Guests
Sept 11 – STIFF – A Celebration of Gay And Lesbian FIlm at TIFF. Hosted by The Lost Boys.
Sept 12 – Bassmentality & Galapogos present Rustie, Nightwave and Exeter
Sept 14 – SLOWED – UZ Trap Shit (Mad Decent) with Torro Torro and Sabo.
Sept 15 – A Club Called Rhonda presents AZARI & III – DJ Set
To keep yourself up to date on all of Wrongbar’s TIFF events, visit their facebook page.
Always a good destination during TIFF, especially if your idea of a good night involves some star gazing. Be sure to have your smartphones ready for pictures, or we won’t believe you.
For the full listing of events, see their website here. Keep these ones at the top of your mind:
Sept 6 – Drake Overdrive: Launch Party TIFF 2012 featuring The Darcys, Dinosaur Bones and Still Life Still. Full details here.
Sept 8 – Peer Pressure Presents: Urulu. Details here.
Sept 14 – Peaches Does the Drake
Peaches Does The Drake with a building wide performance. The renowned gender bending performance artist, electro punk provocateur, returns to Toronto to celebrate the international premiere of her first feature film PEACHES DOES HERSELF at TIFF. The performance will include a host of collaborators with shows throughout the building, including a special laser harp performance on the Raised Lounge, appearances by comedian Sandy Kane, post rock band the Jolly Goods in the Underground, transgender performance artist Dani Daniels in Room 222 and so much more.
Full details here.
Here is a taste of what you can expect from Peaches.
For a real Toronto 4am nightclub experience, hit up Cobra and their impressive list of guest DJs to celebrate TIFF.
You can browse their full event listings here, but these are our suggestions:
Sept 7 – Liz Ladoux
Sept 15 – Dzeko and Torres
There is also some exciting TIFF 4am fun to be had at the aptly named Cinema. Here are our top picks:
Sept 7 – Manufactured Superstars; Cinema Grand Opening Party
Sept 14 – Art Department
THE THOMPSON HOTEL
Where everyone will wish they were this Friday is at Amy Sacco’s Bungalow 8 pop-up at the Thompson rooftop. Shhhhh.
So there it is. Pick your TIFF poison. Maybe see some movies too.