Every Monday, #OnTheFourthFloor is rounding up events to check out and everything else you need to stay-in-the loop with what’s going on in the city.

Monday, May 1 – Friday, May 19: Maximum Exposure 22

Maximum Exposure is an annual year-end exhibition, held in May, that showcases the work of the best young emerging Canadian and international artists attending Ryerson University’s School of Image Arts. Featured as part of the Scotiabank’s CONTACT Photography Festival, Maximum Exposure exhibits multidisciplinary work produced by photography, film, new media and integrated digital students in a professional gallery setting.

Tuesday, May 2: Spelling Bae

It’s the first Tuesday of the month, meaning it’s time to flex those spelling skills. Head down to The Ossington for 8 p.m. and battle it out with fellow word lovers for prizing and bragging rights.

Tuesday, May 2: InStore: An Immersive Event on the Future of Retail

Websites are behaving more like stores, and stores are behaving more like websites. Whether it’s mobile ordering or interactive mirrors, retailers are innovating to offer rich experiences that dissolve the distinction between bricks and clicks.

As the line between digital and physical continues to blur in all aspects of life, we’re asking, what are the implications for retail? What will the store of the future look like? How and where will the customer of tomorrow shop? In reply, Electric Runway has teamed up with Digital Main Streetthe City of Toronto, ModiFace and the Design Exchange, to bring you InStore: an immersive event on the future of retail.

Friday, May 5 – Cinco de Mayo at Steam Whistle

Nacho ordinary party…..

Join the Steam Whistle team at the brewery for their annual Cinco de Mayo Party. There will be: Margaritas, delicious Mexican eats, DJ, photo station, tequila and more freshly brewed Pilsner than you can shake a Pinata at. Silent auction prizes generously donated by The Toronto Blue Jays and Ontario Craft Brewers. Tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. All proceeds goes to support The Ontario Ride to Conquer Cancer.

Friday, May 5 – Saturday, May 6: INLAND pop-up

INLAND promo poster

Be sure to check out this two-day retail experience, offering fashion-forward shoppers apparel and accessories from 70+ Canadian designers. With 95 per cent of the collections being made in Canada and pieces available from $35 through $1,500, there is something for everyone who wants to support and buy Canadian.

Friday, May 5 – 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. | Saturday, May 6 – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. | QRC West, 134 Peter St. | Admission is free

For a full list of designers participating, please visit www.madeinland.ca/spring2017

Friday, May 5 – Saturday, May 6: SHHHH Vol. 2

Raw Materials is thrilled to announce the second instalment of ‘SHHHHH’, an annual event consisting of diverse musical programming at the Parkdale Public Library. The performances will be spread over two days, all free and accessible to the general public. The May 5 sets will take place on the main floor of the library (7-8 p.m.), while May 6 sets will happen in the basement auditorium (1-5 p.m. / accessible by stairs or elevator).