Toronto International Film Festival It’s happening! Check out our cover story and film reviews on page 20. Various venues. To September 17. tiff.net. AGO First Thursdays: Borderlines DJ DMC of Run-DMC headlines art party featuring Hatecopy and Dayna Danger. 7 pm. $16. ago.ca.
Nathan For You Nathan Fielder previews season four of his comedy series at Danforth Music Hall. 6:30 pm. $35. ticketmaster.ca.
Queens of the Stone Age Last of the rock stars come to Budweiser Stage. Doors 7 pm. $40-$75. ticketmaster.ca. Canadian Pet Expo Vendors, author events and shows take over the International Centre for two days. Pets welcome. 10 am-6 pm, Sep 9-10. $8-$15. canadianpetexpo.ca.
Ms. Lauryn Hill & Nas New York hiphop heavyweights reunite for joint tour. Budweiser Stage. Doors 6 pm. $37-$131.50. ticketmaster.ca.
Eliza Robertson Rising Montreal author launches debut novel DemiGods at Type Books. 7 pm. Free. typebooks.ca. Dawn Patrol 5-Year Anniversary Dawn Whitwell’s comedy show turns five with a big lineup that includes Sara Hennessey, Candice Gregoris, Dan Galea, Pat Thornton and NOW’s Michelle da Silva. 8 pm. $7. Comedy Bar. comedybar.ca.
A Toast To York Square Music and film screening raises funds for a film project to commemorate the Yorkville haunt. 5:30 pm. $35. eventbrite.ca.
Lil Yachty Sing-songy Atlanta rapper hits Rebel for an all-ages show. Doors 8 pm. $29.50-$40. ticketmaster.ca.
The Faraway Nearby Exhibition of photos of Canadian subject matter from the New York Times photo archive. Ryerson Image Centre. To December 10. ryerson.ca/ric.