EVENTS

2022-05-12T07:00:00.0000000Z

2022-05-12T07:00:00.0000000Z

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EVENTS

EVENTS & FESTIVALS Bike Month Cycling tours, info fairs and safety stations, Bike to Work Day ( May 30) and more. May 30- Jun 30. bikemonth. ca. CONTACT Photography Festival Canadian & international artists present lens- based works in exhibitions, site- specific installations and commissioned projects across the city. May 1- 31. scotiabankcontactphoto. com. Doors Open Toronto Explore interesting sites and buildings across the city. May 28- 29. Free. toronto. ca/ doorsopen. Emergency In Ontario: Rally For Climate, Communities and Nature! May 14 from 1- 3 pm. Free. Queen’s Park, 111 Wellesley W ( south lawn). facebook. com/ events/ 557419048938469. Harbourfront JUNIOR Multidisciplinary festival for ages 4– 14 with theatre, art, dance & music. May 21- 23. Free/ pwyc. Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre. com. Hybrid By Design Theatre Centre presents a genre- defying arts festival w/ a video game performance, a live AR escape room, short films & more. May 9- 15. Free. 1115 Queen W. theatrecentre. org. Inside Out 2SLGBTQ+ Film Festival Films made by and about 2SLGBTQ+ people of all ages, races and abilities. Inperson screenings at TIFF Bell Lightbox plus online. May 26Jun 5. insideout. ca. Kidsfest TO Spring Edition Outdoor event with rides, inflatables, games, food and family entertainment. May 21- 23. $ 20-$ 30, kids under 2 free. Markham Fairgrounds, 10801 Mccowan. kidsfest. to. Lulaworld 2022 Music festival featuring concerts by Sister Nancy & Mossman, SWA Orchestra, Cimafunk & many others. May 17- 23. From $ 20. Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas W. lulaworld. ca. Mayworks Festival of Working People And The Arts The 37th edition celebrates how working people extend care to each other through generations. May 1- 31. Free. In person & online. mayworks. ca. SING! The Toronto International Vocal Arts Festival A cappella music in concerts halls, parks, clubs and at home. May 26- Jun 5. Free and ticketed events. Various venues and online. singtoronto. com. Spring Bird Festival Guided walks, live birds, reptiles and amphibians, kids’ activities and displays. May 28, 10 am to 2 pm. Free. Colonel Samuel Smith Park, 3145 Lake Shore W. toronto. ca/ events. Spring Into Spice Food & Wine Festival Check out 30 ethnic food vendors, wineries and wine importers all in an open- air environment. May 28, noon- 9 pm. $ 19.13-$ 31.12. Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst. eventbrite. com. Toronto Biennial Of Art Canada’s leading visual arts event focused exclusively on contemporary art from around the world. To Jun 5. Various venues. torontobiennial. org. Toronto International Storytelling Festival Celebration of the spoken word with traditional stories, personal true stories, poetry and more by seasoned elders & young tellers. In- person and online events, various prices. May 6- 15. storytellingtoronto. org. Toronto Newcomer Day Live stage program, marketplace, food fair and info booths. May 25, 10 am- 3 pm. Free. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen W. toronto. ca/ newcomerday. LIVE MUSIC Bach Brandenburg Concertos Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra concert. May 28 at 8 pm. $ 38-$ 124. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor W. tafelmusik. org. Electric Island 2022 Season Opener With Charlotte De Witte, Loco Dice, Nic Fanciulli, Pursuit Grooves, Mustafa Ismael, Lena and more. May 22, doors 3 pm. $ 85. Ontario Place West Island, 955 Lake Shore W. electricisland. to. Felipe Gordon Concert by the Colombian producer, multi- instrumentalist & DJ. May 13 & 14 at 9: 30 pm. $ 25. Handlebar, 159 Augusta. eventbrite. ca. Happy Sundays at The Baby G Free concert series features headliners Whitney K ( May 15), Roy ( May 22) and Status / Non- Status ( May 29). 1608 Dundas W. thebabyg. com. Sarah Harmer All- ages concert. May 20 at 7 pm. $ 35 and up. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria. ticketmaster. ca. Las Cafeteras and Patricia Cano Punk/ hip- hop/ cumbia rock group plus the singer/ songwriter. May 13 at 8 pm. From $ 40. Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor W. rcmusic. com. Mavis Staples Concert by the R& B and gospel singer. May 28 at 8 pm. $ 62.85-$ 122.15. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria. masseyhall. com. Rufus Wainwright Unfollow The Rules Tour. May 16 at 8 pm. $ 39 and up. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria. masseyhall. com. Trifonov Play “Emperor” Toronto Symphony Orchestra + pianist Daniil Trifonov. May 25- 28. $ 29 and up. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. tso. ca. Toronto Bach Festival Concerts at Eastminster United Church ( 310 Danforth) and St. Andrew's Church ( 73 Simcoe). May 13- 15. $ 45, festival pass $ 169. torontobachfestival. org. Turnstile, Citizen, Ceremony, Truth Cult, Ekulu All- ages concert. May 19, doors 6 pm. $ 27.50-$ 42.50. Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne. ticketweb. ca. THEATRE & DANCE among men Factory Theatre presents the play by David Yee. To May 15. $ 10-$ 60. 125 Bathurst. factorytheatre. ca. The Antipodes Coal Mine Theatre presents a play by Annie Baker. To May 15. From $ 60. 1454 Danforth. coalminetheatre. com. Ayer y Hoy, Celebrating 40 Years! Esmeralda Enrique’s flamenco dance company presents old and new works, archival footage + guests. May 13- 15. $ 28-$ 48. Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay W. flamencos. net. Boy Falls From The Sky Mirvish presents Jake Epstein's solo show ( see review, page 23). To May 29. From $ 29. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King W. mirvish. com. Distant Early Warning Pearle Harbour and Buddies present a post- annihilation love story by Justin Miller. May 17- 29. $ 10$ 40. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. buddiesinbadtimes. com. A Flock Of Flyers CORPUS presents the dance/ theatre piece about a broke Canadian flying squadron. May 28 at 8 pm. $ TBA. Alliance Française, 24 Spadina Rd. alliance- francaise. ca. The Great Divide Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company presents Alix Sobler's play about the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. To May 15. Meridian Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge. hgjewishtheatre. com. Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Mirvish presents the play by Jack Thorne. Opens May 31, limited run. From $ 69. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria. mirvish. com. The In- Between YPT and Geordie Theatre present an online play for ages 13 & up. To May 14. $ 10. youngpeoplestheatre. org. Is God Is A play by Aleshea Harris ( see story, page 22). To May 22. $ 29-$ 84. Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley. canadianstage. com. KURIOS – Cabinet Of Curiosities Cirque du Soleil presents a spectacle of acrobatics, poetry, artistry and humour. To Jul 17. From $ 70. Big Top at Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore W. cirquedusoleil. com. La Traviata Canadian Opera Company presents Verdi’s opera. To May 20. $ 35 & up. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen W. coc. ca. MA | The Space Between Us Collaborative show by Nagata Shachu taiko ensemble and dancer Sashar Zarif. May 22 at 7 pm. $ 40. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina. eventbrite. ca. Rapunzel: The FamilyFriendly Musical Panto T. Y. T. Theatre presents a musical comedy based on the fairy tale. May 13- Jun 5. $ 30. Wychwood Theatre, 76 Wychwood. tyttheatre. com. R. U. R. A Torrent Of Light Tapestry Opera and OCADU present a multimedia robot opera. May 24- Jun 5. $ 10$ 100. OCAD University Great Hall, 100 Mccaul. tapestryopera. com. Sky Dancers A’nó: wara Dance Theatre presents a dance piece about the Quebec Bridge disaster of 1907. May 20- 23. $ 15-$ 95. Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay W. harbourfrontcentre. com. Two Weird Tales Eldritch Theatre presents a double bill, adapting Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis and HP Lovecraft’s At The Mountains Of Madness. May 25- Jun 5. Pwyc-$ 35. Red Sandcastle Theatre, 922 Queen E. eldritchtheatre. ca. COMEDY Black Sheep Comedy Adrienne Fish headlines w/ Marc Hallworth, Tamara Shevon & Ryan Sim. May 28 at 7: 30 pm. $ 20-$ 25. Amsterdam Brewery, 45 Esandar. eventbrite. ca. Double Down – Stand- Up Comedy Show Hosted by Yaw Attuah w/ Sima Sepehri, Jeewan Gill and headliner Hisham Kelati. May 14 at 10 pm. $ 20-$ 25. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W. comedybar. ca. Junction Comedy Hosted by Mike Rita w/ Patrick Hakeem, Nick Nemeroff and Ali Hassan. May 26 at 8 pm. $ 15. 3030 Dundas West. ticketweb. ca. Jupiter Comedy A weekly show hosted by comedian Noor Kidwai. Mondays at 9: 30 pm. $ 10. Tallboys, 838 Bloor W. eventbrite. ca. Late Night Stage Fright Weekly shows presented by Habib Siam. Mondays w/ local comics and the occasional out of towner. Wednesdays, national headliners run extended sets & test new material. Both start at 10 pm. $ 12. Nothing Fancy, 1185 Dundas W. eventbrite. ca. The Second City: Swipes Right Sketch comedy show about about love, dating, relationships and more. Runs to May 30. $ 28-$ 48. Comedy Bar Danforth, 2800 Danforth. comedybar. ca. The Second City: Welcome Back To The Future Sketch comedy revue. Runs to May 15. $ 30-$ 58. Comedy Bar Danforth, 2800 Danforth. comedybar. ca. Tiny Grievance Comedy Weekly stand- up showcase hosted by Sima Sepehri. Thursdays 8 pm. $ 12. Wenona Craft Beer Lodge, 1069 Bloor W. eventbrite. com. FILM SCREENINGS 2001: A Space Odyssey – The IMAX Experience Screening of the Stanley Kubrick classic. May 20 at 7: 30 pm. $ 9.25$ 13.25. Cinesphere at Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore W. ontarioplace. com. Casablanca – 80th Anniversary Screening of Michael Curtiz’s iconic romantic epic. May 14 at 1: 30 pm, May 18 at 7 pm. $ 11.50. Fox Theatre, 2236 Queen E. foxtheatre. ca. Friday The 13th Part III in 3D Screening of the 1982 film. May 13 at 9: 15 pm. $ 11.50. Fox Theatre, 2236 Queen E. foxthetre. ca. ART & BOOKS Aga Khan Museum IMAGE? The Power Of The Visual exhibition runs to Sep 4. 77 Wynford. agakhanmuseum. org. Art Gallery of Ontario Matthew Wong: Blue View, to May 15. Jorian Charlton: Out Of Many, to Aug 7. I AM HERE: Home Movies And Everyday Masterpieces, to Aug 14. Blurred Boundaries: Queer Visions In Canadian Art, to Sep. Andrea Chung, to Oct 1. 317 Dundas W. ago. ca. Immersive Frida Kahlo Lighthouse Immersive presents an experiential art exhibition. Mar 31- May 29. From $ 39.99. Lighthouse Artspace Toronto, 1 Yonge. immersive- frida. com. Invasion Redux Exhibition about the war in Ukraine ( see story, page 6). To May 29. Pwyc-$ 15 ( proceeds support UN Refugee Agency). Withrow Common Gallery, 200 Princes’ Blvd, withrowcommon. ca. Gardiner Museum Shary Boyle: Outside The Palace Of Me runs to May 15. Sharif Bey: Colonial Ruptures runs May 14- Aug 28. 111 Queen’s Park. gardinermuseum. on. ca. Hannah Mittelstaedt: Out Of Order Photo exhibition ( see story, page 20). To May 29. Free. Riviera Kitchen, 102 Lakeshore, Toronto Island. @ hannahmittelstaedt. Museum of Contemporary Art Debashis Sinha’s In The House’s Endeepened Wide Gracious Flow, Felix GonzalezTorres’s Summer, Jeffrey Gibson’s I Am Your Relative and Shirin Neshat’s photo/ film exhibit Land Of Dreams all run to Jul 31. 158 Sterling. moca. ca. The Power Plant BREATHLESS collaborative exhibition runs May 20- Oct 30. Exhibitions by Hiwa K and Paulo Nazareth run May 21- Aug 28. 231 Queens Quay W. thepowerplant. org. Royal Ontario Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year runs to May 29. Great Whales: Up Close And Personal runs to Jul 3. Swapnaa Tamhane: Mobile Palace textile exhibit runs to Aug 1. 100 Queens Park. rom. on. ca. Spectra – Gallery 44 Members Exhibition May 18- Jun 5, artist talk & tour 11 am and 1 pm May 21. Free. Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw. spectracontactphotography. com. Sumi- e: The Way Of The Brush Japanese ink painting group show. To Jul 29. Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond. jccc. on. ca. Sur Gallery Colour Of Women group exhibition. May 5- Jul 9. 39 Queens Quay E. surgalleryvirtual. ca. Textile Museum of Canada Double Vision: Jessie Oonark, Janet Kigusiuq and Victoria Mamnguqsualuk runs to Aug 13. Aïda Muluneh: Water Life runs to Sep 25. 55 Centre. textilemuseum. ca. Vasyl Kondratuk: PROMENADES Paintings. May 1- Jun 30. Shevchenko Museum, 1604 Bloor W. shevchenko. ca. Tyler Mitchell: Cultural Turns CONTACT Festival photo exhibit runs to Jun 30. Free. Contact Gallery, 80 Spadina. scotiabankcontactphoto. com. We Were Dreamers: Simu Liu in Conversation The actor launches his memoir. May 13 at 8 and 10: 30 pm. $ 35 ( includes book). Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor W. hotdocs. ca. •

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