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What to do in Toronto, April 27 to May 3: Johnny Marr, Jill Barber and Stars on Ice Add to ...


Transformation by Fire To April 28. Gardiner Museum, 416-586-8080 or gardinermuseum.on.ca.

Afterimage: Tod Ainslie’s Vision of the War of 1812 To April 28. Royal Ontario Museum, 416-586-8000 or or rom.on.ca.

Contact Photography Festival May 1 to 31. scotiabankcontactphoto.com.

Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture To May 5. Power Plant, 416-973-4949 or thepowerplant.org.

Althea Thauberger: Marat Sade at the Bohnice To May 5. Power Plant, 416-973-4949 or thepowerplant.org.

Patti Smith: Camera Solo To May 19. Art Gallery of Ontario, 416-979-6648 or ago.net.

Sara Angelucci: Provenance Unknown To June 16. York University Art Gallery, theagyuisoutthere.org.

Revealing the Early Renaissance: Stories and Secrets in Florentine Art To June 16. Art Gallery of Ontario, 416-979-6648 or ago.net.

Exploring Cape Dorset Art To June 16. McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1-888-213-1121 or mcmichael.com.

Harbourfront Centre Spring Exhibitions To June 16. 416-973-4000 or harbourfrontcentre.com.

Queen West Walking Art Tour Saturdays, noon. Gladstone Hotel, gladstonehotel.com.

Lost in the Memory Palace To Aug. 18. Art Gallery of Ontario, 416-979-6648 or ago.net.

Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture To March 30, 2014. Bata Shoe Museum, 416-979-7799 or batashoemuseum.ca.


Muscians in Ordinary: French Cantatas Mixed with Symphonies April 27. Heliconian Hall, 416-535-9956 or musiciansinordinary.ca.

Lenka Lichtenberg April 28. Glenn Gould Studio, 416-872-4255 or roythomson.com.

TSO: Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique May 1, 2, and 4. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4244 or tso.ca.

Jill Barber May 3. Winter Garden, 416-872-4255 or roythomson.com.

COC: Salome To May 22. Four Seasons Centre, 416-363-8231 or coc.ca.

COC: Lucia di Lammermoor To May 24. Four Seasons Centre, 416-363-8231 or coc.ca.


Joe Sealy Trio April 27. Paintbox Bistro, 647-748-0555.

Johnny Marr April 27. Phoenix, 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

Classified April 27. Opera House, 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

The Burning Hell April 29 Silver Dollar Room, 416-975-0909.

Kobo Town May 1. Lula Lounge, 416-588-030 or lula.ca.

Rachel Zeffira May 2. Drake Hotel, ticketfly.com.

The Lumineers May 2 and 3. Sound Academy. 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

Neil Young Tribute May 3 and 4. Hugh’s Room, 416-531-6604 or hughsroom.com.


Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap Lower Ossington Theatre, 416-915-6747 or lowerossingtontheatre.com.

The Killdeer To April 27. Alumnae Theatre, 416-364-4170 or alumnaetheatre.com.

Albertine in Five Times To April 28. Berkeley Street Theatre, 416-534-6604 or theatrefrancais.com.

A Brimful of Asha To April 28. Tarragon Theatre Extra Space, 416-531-1827 or tarragontheatre.com.

The Playwright Project May 2 to 7. Various venues, playwrightproject.com.

True West To May 4. Young Centre, 416-866-8666 or soulpepper.ca.

La Ronde To May 4. Young Centre, 416-866-8666 or soulpepper.ca.

Rent To May 5. Lower Ossington Theatre, 416-915-6747 or lowerossingtontheatre.com.

A Few Brittle Leaves To May 5. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 416-975-8555 or buddiesinbadtimes.com.

Race To May 5. Bluma Appel Theatre, 416-368-3110 or canadianstage.com.

Night of the Living Dead To May 19. Theatre Passe Muraille, 416-504-7529 or passemuraille.on.ca.

Carried Away on the Crest of a Wave. To May 26. Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, 416-531-1827 or tarragontheatre.com.

Video Cab: The War of 1812 Young Centre, 416-866-8666 or youngcentre.ca.

The Wizard of Oz Ed Mirvish Theatre, 416-872-1212 or mirvish.com.


Still Standing You To April 27. Enwave Theatre, 416-973-4000 or harbourfrontcentre.com.

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie: Malcolm May 2 to 4. Citadel, colemanlemieux.com.


Steve Levine, with Alex Nussbaum and Danny Freedman April 27. Comedy Bar, 416-551-6540 or comedybar.ca.

Dana Alexander: Is This Really Happening April 27. Flying Beaver Pubaret, 647-347-6567.

Debra Digiovanni April 30. Absolute Comedy. 416-486-7700.

The Meme-ing of Life Indefinite run. Second City, 416-343-0011 or secondcity.com.


Canadian International Documentary Festival To May 5. hotdocs.ca


Jack Batten in Conversation with Julian Porter April 30. The Dora Keogh, 416-778-1804.

Ania Szado and Mia Couto May 1. 416-973-4000 or readings.org.

Readings From the Graduates of U of T's Creative Writing Program May 2. Supermarket, details here.


Pulp: Paper Art Party April 27. Metropolis Factory, pulpartparty.ca.

Gladstone Grow Op: Exploring Landscape and Place To April 28. Gladstone Hotel, gladstonehotel.com.

Deep Wireless Festival Of Radio & Transmission To June 1. Artscape Wychwood Barns, deepwireless.ca.

Gluten Free Garage April 28. Artscape Wychwood Barns, glutenfreegarage.ca.


Stars on Ice April 27. Air Canada Centre, 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

Blue Planet To May 2. Young People’s Theatre, 416-862-2222 or youngpeoplestheatre.ca.

Game On 2.0: An Exhibition To Sept. 2. Ontario Science Centre, 416-696-1000 or ontariosciencecentre.ca.


Queen of Puddings Music Theatre: The Forest of Clock April 30 (noon). Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, coc.ca.

The Silver Screen Scoundrels May 1. Gladstone Hotel, gladstonehotel.com.

Sérénade Francaise May 2 (noon). Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, coc.ca.


CBC Books Open House Festival’s Get Up! Stand Up! May 4. Convocation Hall, ticketweb.ca.

James Blake May 4, Danforth Music Hall, 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

Toronto Maple Leaf Baseball Club May 5 (home opener). Dominico Field at Christie Pits Park, leafsbaseball.weebly.com.

An Evening with Al Gore May 7. Ryerson Theatre, globerecognition.net.

Flying Lotus May 15. Sound Academy, ticketweb.ca.

Vampire Weekend May 16. Sony Centre, 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

Cats May 28 (opens). Panasonic Theatre, 416-872-1212 or mirvish.com.

D’Angelo May 31. Sound Academy, ticketfly.com

Fred Penner June 8 (two shows). Enwave Theatre, 416-872-4255 or roythomson.com.

Hillary Rodham Clinton June 20. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 416 449-8118.

Edgefest July 31. Downsview Park, 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

The Grove Music Festival Aug. 3. Fort York Garrison Common, thegrovefest.com.

Pat Benatar Aug. 9. Massey Hall, 416-872-4255 or roythomson.com.

Black Sabbath Aug. 14. Air Canada Centre, 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.


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