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What to do in Toronto, April 6 to 12: Toronto Art Expo, Leonard Cohen, Rent and more

Leonard Cohen performs at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto December 4, 2012.

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Toronto Art Expo April 11 to 14. Metro Toronto Convention Centre,

Human Rights Human Wrongs To April 14. Ryerson Image Centre, 416-979-5164 or

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Art of Time Ensemble: Schubert – Source & Inspiration April 6. Enwave Theatre, 416-973-4000 or

Leonard Cohen April 9. Copps Coliseum, 1-855-985-5000 or

Muse April 10. Air Canada Centre, 1-855-985-5000 or

Yes April 11. Massey Hall, 416-872-4255 or

TSO: Measha Brueggergosman April 11 to 13. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4244 or

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Sarah Slean April 12. Mississauga Living Arts Centre, 905-306-6000 or

Aretha Franklin April 12. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4255 or


Jessie Ware April 6. Opera House. 1-800-222-6608 or

Ken Whiteley's Gospel Brunch. April 7. 1-800-222-6608 or

Jesse Winchester April 6 and 7. Hugh's Room, 416-531-6604 or

Jamie Lidell April 8. Lee's Palace, 1-855-985-5000 or

Ruth Moody April 9. Hugh's Room, 416-531-6604 or

Walk Off the Earth April 12. Danforth Music Hall, 1-855-985-5000 or

Gabriel Minnikin April 12. Gladstone Hotel, 416-531-4635.


Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody To April 7. Panasonic Theatre, 416-872-1212 or

The Buddy Holly Story To April 21. Randolph Theatre,

Legoland To April 13. Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, 416-504-7529 or

This To April 13. Berkeley Street Theare, 416-368-3110 or

Arigato, Tokyo To April 14. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 416-975-8555 or

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

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

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

Race April 11 to May 5 (previews begin April 7). Bluma Appel Theatre, 416-368-3110 or

Video Cab: The War of 1812 April 9 (opening). Young Centre, 416-866-8666 or

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


Ballet Creole's River April 4 to 6. Fleck Dance Theatre, 416-973-4000 or

A Dance Tribute to the Art of Football April 10 to 13. Fleck Dance Theatre, 416-973-4000 or

Nova Dance: Akshongay April 11. Enwave Theatre, 416-973-4000 or

COMEDY Hold Mommy's Cigarette To April 7. Alumnae Theatre, 416-821-1754.

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

Dana Alexander April 10 to 14. Yuk Yuk's, 416-967-6425 or

Monkey Toast April 13. Comedy Bar, 416-551-6540 or


The Catch: Japanese Cinema of the Eighties To April 6. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 416-899-8433 or

Toronto Silent Film Festival To April 9. Various venues,

Cinefranco To April 15. Royal Cinema, 416-466-4400 or

Owning Mahowny (with talk by Gary Stephen Ross) April 7 Revue Cinema, 416-531-9950 or

Reelworld Film Festival April 10 to 14. Canada Square,

Images Festival April 11 to 20. Various venues,

Toronto Jewish Film Festival April 11 to 21. Various venues,


The Old Book and Paper Show April 7. Artscape Wychwood Barns,

Trampoline Hall April 8. The Garrison,

This Is Not A Reading Series: Elizabeth Ruth April 10. Gladstone Hotel,

Spur – A Festival of Politics, Art and Ideas April 11 to 14. Various venues,

David Sedaris April 12. Sony Centre, 1-855-985-5000 or


Zombie Trudeau Lives! April 6 (2 p.m.). Metro Toronto Convention Centre,

Spring Cottage Life Show To April 7. International Centre.

Green Living Show April 12 to 14. Direct Energy Centre,

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

TIFF Kids International Film Festival April 9 to 21.TIFF Bell Lightbox, 416-899-8433 or

Blue Planet April 8 to May 2. Young People's Theatre, 416-862-2222 or

FREE Christopher Mokrzewski: Bill Evans – The French Connection April 9 (noon). First Canadian Place,


Toronto Roller Derby League April 13. The Bunker,

Stomp April 16 to 21. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 416-872-1212 or

Steve Patterson April 20. Comedy Bar, 416-551-6540 or

Pretzal Logic April 25. Orbit Room, 416-535-0613.

Flying Lotus May 15. Sound Academy,

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

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

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