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What to do in Toronto, May 4 to 10: Contact, James Blake and The Book of Mormon

A show of photographs by Sebastião Salgado opens at the ROM this week.

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Spring Awakening To May 5. Gardiner Museum, 416-586-8080 or

OCAD University: Graduate Exhibition To May 5. Ontario College of Art and Design,

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Sebastião Salgado: Genesis Opens May 4. Royal Ontario Museum, 416-586-8000 or or

Contact Photography Festival To May 31.

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

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

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

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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Bay City Rollers May 4. Casino Rama, Rama, Ont., 1-855-985-5000 or

TSO: Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique May 4. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4244 or

Cecilia String Quartet and Danilo Pérez May 4. Koerner Hall,

Toronto Operetta Theatre: La Vie Parisienne To May 5. Jane Mallet Theatre, 416-366-7723 or

Bay City Rollers May 5. Hamilton Place, Hamilton, 1-855-985-5000 or

Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven and Brahms May 8 and 9. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4244 or

SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival May 9 to 12. Harbourfront Centre, 416-973-4000 or

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

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


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

Neil Young Tribute May 4. Hugh's Room, 416-531-6604 or

Toronto Reggae/Ska Explosion May 4. Phoenix,

Oz Noy Trio May 4. Rex Hotel, 416-598-2475 or

The Good Family May 9 and 10. Dakota, 416-850-4579.


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

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

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

The Playwright Project To May 7. Various venues,

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

Stopheart May 10 to 26 (in previews now). Factory Theatre, 416-504-9971 or

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap Lower Ossington Theatre, 416-915-6747 or Alumnae Theatre, 416-364-4170 or

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

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

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

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


Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie: Malcolm May 4. Citadel,

Kaeja d'Dance: X-ODUS and Crave May 7 to 11. Enwave Theatre, 416-973-4000 or

The Golden Mean May 8 to 12. Bluma Appell, 416-368-3110 or


Monkey Toast May 4. Comedy Bar, 416-551-6540 or

Kevin McDonald/Bad Dog 10 Year Anniversary May 4. Comedy Bar, 416-551-6540 or

Altdot Comedy Lounge May 6. Rivoli,

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


Canadian International Documentary Festival To May 5.

Greenwich Village: Music That Defined A Generation May 6 and 15. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema,


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

George Romero Q&A and Night of the Living Dead May 4. Theatre Passe Muraille, 416-504-7529 or

Trampoline Hall May 6. Garrison,


Toronto Rush May 4 (home opener). Varsity Stadium,

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

Toronto Marathon May 5,

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


Four Winds Kite Festival May 4 and 5. Kortright Centre for Conservation, 905-832-2289 or

Spring Toad Festival May 4 and 5.Toronto Zoo, 416-392-5999,

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

La Fugue May 6 to 16. Young People's Theatre, 416-862-2222 or

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


Free Comic Book Day May 4.

Al Lerman May 4. Gladstone Hotel,

A Strauss Serenade May 7 (noon). Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,

Mauro Bertoli May 9 (noon). Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,


Al Tuck May 11. Dakota, 416-850-4579.

Toronto Comic Arts Festival May 11 to 12. Toronto Reference Library, 416-533-1968 or

Sissy Spacek May 13. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4255 or

Flying Lotus May 15. Sound Academy,

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

Giant Pandas Opens May 18. Toronto Zoo, 416-392-5999,

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

D'Angelo May 31. Sound Academy,

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

NXNE June 10 to 16.

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

Luminato Festival June 14 to 23.

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

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

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

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