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The Rivoli nurtures its reputation as a purveyor of eclectic entertainment by booking live music, comedy acts, DJs and poetry readings. You may recognize some of the acts who have performed here in the past, including the Kids in the Hall,...  Read More

The Guvernment
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Massive is the operational word here. This place is huge – it's actually several clubs in one, each with its own vibe and specialty. Whether you want to dance til the wee hours, catch a live band, or sip champagne with friends, you can do it here.

Annex Wreck Room


Wreck Room is a play on words – this place has a casual, rock-and-roll vibe with pool tables, a dance floor, arcade games and a huge bar, sort of like a glorified rec room. There's a stage for live acts, but usually DJs provide the sounds,...  Read More



A bar with history! Dominion on Queen was originally opened as a hotel and brewery. Over a century later, the place is still operational, although these days it functions as a bar and restaurant, but the award winning brews are still on tap. The...  Read More



When it opened in the late 1990s, Billiards Digest magazine named the Charlotte Room one of the top ten best new pool rooms in North America. The place has continued to live up to the initial kudos, offering a classy space with several tables...  Read More