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Making it Real To May 18. OCAD University,

Hazelton Lanes Arts Festival To May 19.

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

Xposè Opens May 22. Todmorden Papermill Art Gallery, 416-396-2819.

Contact Photography Festival To May 31.

The World of Taiyo Matsumoto To June 7. The Japan Foundation,

Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders To June 15. Stephen Bulger Gallery, 416-504-0575 or

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

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

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

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

Sebastião Salgado: Genesis Royal Ontario Museum, 416-586-8000 or

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

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

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

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Bugs Bunny at the Symphony May 18. Sony Centre, 855-872-7669 or

TSO: Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto May 18. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4244 or

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

Tommy Emmanuel Centre for the Arts May 22, 1-855-985-5000 or

TSO: Brahms German Requiem May 22, 23 and 25. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4244 or

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

Toronto Consort: A Woman's Life May 24 to 26. Trinity-St.Paul's Centre, 416-964-6337 or

COC: Dialogues des Carmélites To May 25. Four Seasons Centre, 416-363-8231 or


Carole Pope May 19. Flying Beaver Pubaret, 647-347-6567 or

Colin Stetson May 19. Great Hall,

Jadea Kelly May 22. Great Hall,

The Shins May 22. Sound Academy, 1-855-985-5000 or

Richard Buckner May 23. Horseshoe Tavern,

Fall Out Boy 24 Sound Academy, 1-855-985-5000 or


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

The Charge of the Expormidable Moose To May 26. Tarragon Theatre Extra Space, 416-531-1827 or

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

Of a Monstrous Child: A Gaga Musical To May 26. To May 5. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 416-975-8555 or

Stopheart To May 26. Factory Theatre, 416-504-9971 or

Kim's Convenience May 20 to June 19. Young Centre, 416-866-8666 or

Hotel Modern: KAMP May 23 to 26. Enwave Theatre, 416-973-4000 or

Soulo Theatre Festival May 23 to 26. Red Sandcastle Theatre,

Video Cab: The War of 1812 To June 1. Young Centre, 416-866-8666 or

The Barber of Seville To June 8. Young Centre, 416-866-8666 or

The Book of Mormon To June 9. Princess of Wales, 416-872-1212 or

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

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


She Was May 18. Citadel, 647-444-9329.

Moonhorse Dance Theatre: Older & Reckless May 18. Dancemakers Centre for Creation, 416-504-6429 or

Ame Henderson/Public Recordings: What We Are Saying May 22 to 25. Power Plant, 416-973-4000 or

St Petersburg's Eifman Ballet: Rodin May 23 to 25. Sony Centre, 1-855-872-7669 or

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre: Vector[s] May 24 and 25. Fleck Dance Theatre, 416-973-4000 or


Sunday Night Live May 19. Comedy Bar, 416-551-6540 or

Nile Séguin and Rebecca Kohler May 23. Lower Ossington Theatre,

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


Toronto Inside Out LGBT Film Festival May 23 to June 2. TIFF Bell Lightbox,

Bruce Cockburn: Pacing the Cage May 24 and 25. Carlton Cinema, 416-598-5454.


Write Club May 21. The Garrison,


Artscape Salon: Picnic In Park May 22. Daniels Spectrum,

More Than Just a Yardage Sale May 24 and 25. Textile Museum of Canada, 416-599-5321 or

Toronto Maple Leaf Baseball Club May 19. Dominico Field at Christie Pits Park,

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


Toronto International Circus Festival May 18 to 20. Harbourfront Centre, 416-973-4000 or

Stanley's Game Seven Hockey Hall of Fame, 416-360-7735 or

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


The Annex ROM Walk May 19.

Anna Christy: Bel Canto Bliss May 21 (noon). Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,

Cabbagetown ROM Walk May 22.

Happy Birthday, Wagner! May 22 (noon). Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,

COC Ensemble Studio: Les Adieux May 23 (noon). Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,


Michael Kaeshammer May 25. Massey Hall, 416-872-4255 or

Ontario SPCA Friends for Life Walk-a-Thon May 25. Coronation Park,

Doors Open May 25 and 26.

Ray Wylie Hubbard May 26. Hugh's Room, 416-531-6604 or

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

D'Angelo May 31. Sound Academy,

Toronto Rush June 1. Varsity Stadium,

Becel Heart & Stroke Ride for Heart June 2. 416-486-7433 or

CPA Hidden Gardens & Private Spaces Tour June 2. Cabbagetown,

Burger Day June 2. Artscape Wychwood Barns,

Queer Pride June 7 to 30. Buddies in Bad Times,

NXNE June 10 to 16.

BB King – The Life of Riley June 14. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema,

Luminato Festival June 14 to 23.

Toronto Roller Derby June 15. The Bunker, Downsview Park,

MuchMusic Video Awards June 16. 299 Queen St. W.,

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

Alabama Shakes June 20. Echo Beach, 1-855-985-5000 or

Toronto Jazz Festival June 20 to 29.

Buckwheat Zydeco July 3. Hugh's Room, 416-531-6604 or

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

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

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

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

Les Misérables Sept. 27 to Dec. 22. Princess of Wales, 416-872-1212 or

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Brad Wheeler is an arts reporter with The Globe and Mail. More


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