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Austrian designer Stefan Sagmeister photographed at the Design Exchange on Bay Street, where he is exhibing his newest exhibition, The Happy Show, Toronto Jan. 7, 2012. (Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail)
Austrian designer Stefan Sagmeister photographed at the Design Exchange on Bay Street, where he is exhibing his newest exhibition, The Happy Show, Toronto Jan. 7, 2012. (Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail)

What to do in Toronto this week, Feb. 21-27 Add to ...


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

Zhang Yaxin: Model Opera To Feb. 23. Stephen Bulger Gallery, 416-504-0575 or bulgergallery.com.

Reggae or Not To Feb. 28. Gladstone Hotel,wedgecuratorialprojects.org.

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show To March 3. Design Exchange, 416-363-6121 or dx.org.

Luminescence: The Silver of Peru To March 9. University of Toronto Art Centre, 416-978-1838 or utac.utoronto.ca.

Simple Present, Future Anterior To March 16. Susan Hobbs Gallery, 416-504-3699 or susanhobbs.com.

Ultimate Dinosaurs To March 17. Royal Ontario Museum, 416-586-8000 or rom.on.ca.

Are You Alright? New Art From Britain To March 24. Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, 416-395-0067 or mocca.ca.

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

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

Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture 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.

The Painter Pictured To July. Art Gallery of Hamilton, artgalleryofhamilton.com.


Tafelmusik: Mozart’s Requiem To Feb. 24. Koerner Hall, 416-408-0208 or tafelmusik.org.

Veda Hille and Barry Mirochnick Feb. 26. Music Gallery, 416-204-1080 or musicgallery.org.

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Feb. 27. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4255 or masseyhall.com.

Fauré Quartet Feb. 28. Jane Mallett Theatre, 416-366-7723 or music-toronto.com

Canadian Opera Company: Tristan und Isolde To Feb. 23. Four Seasons Centre, 416-363-8231 or coc.ca.


Chris Cuddy Lula Lounge. Feb. 23. 416-588-0307 or lula.ca.

New Country Rehab Feb. 26. Cameron House, thecameron.com.

Jason Marsalis Quartet Feb. 26 and 27. Rex Hotel, therex.ca.

Major Lazer Feb. 28. Sound Academy, ticketweb.ca.

Henry Wagons Feb. 28. Dakota Tavern, thedakotatavern.com.

Pamela Morgan Feb. 28. Gladstone Hotel, gladstonehotel.com


Shakespeare’s Nigga To Feb. 23. Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, 416-504-7529 or obsidiantheatre.com.

Every Letter Counts To Feb. 24. Factory Theatre, 416-504-9971 or factorytheatre.ca.

Spotlight Japan: Sayonara & I, Worker Feb. 26 to March 2. Berkeley Street Theatre, 416-368-3110 or canadianstage.com.

And Slowly Beauty Feb. 27 to March 31 (now in previews). Tarragon Theatre, 416-531-1827 or tarragontheatre.com.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead To March 2. Young Centre, 416-866-8666 or soulpepper.ca.

Rare To Mar 2. Young Centre. 416-866-8666.

Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata To March 3. Factory Studio Theatre, 416-504-9971 or factorytheatre.ca.

Clybourne Park To March 3 (in previews now). Panasonic Theatre, 416-872-1212 or mirvish.com.

Pomme is French for Apple Feb. 28 to March 9. Young Centre, 416-866-8666 or soulpepper.ca.

Hannah Moscovitch: Little One and Other People's Children To March 24. Tarragon Theatre's Extra Space, 416-531-1827 or tarragontheatre.com.

Rhubarb Festival To March 3. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 416-975-8555 or buddiesinbadtimes.com.

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


Spotlight Japan: Haptic & Holistic Strata Feb. 26 to March 2. Berkeley Street Theatre, 416-368-3110 or canadianstage.com.

Grupo Corpo To Feb. 23. Fleck Dance Theatre, 416-973-4000 or harbourfrontcentre.com.


ALTdot Comedy Lounge Feb. 25. Rivoli, 416-596-1908 or altdotcomedylounge.com.


Toronto Poetry Slam Feb. 23. Drake Hotel, info@torontopoetryslam.com.

David Suzuki and his daughter Severn Cullis Suzuki Feb. 25. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4255 or masseyhall.com.

Adventures with Sherlock Holmes To March 10. Toronto Reference Library, 416-393-7131 or torontopubliclibrary.ca.


Oscar Party Feb. 24. Drake Hotel, 416-531-5042.

Bloor Broadcast: 85th Academy Awards Feb. 24. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, bloorcinema.com.

Reel Artists Film Festival To Feb. 24. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 416-599-8433 or tiff.net.

Star Trek: First Contact (featuring Lawrence Krauss, author of The Physics of Star Trek) Feb. 26. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, treehousegroup.org.


Canadian International Autoshow To Feb. 24. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, autoshow.ca.

International Home And Garden Show To Feb. 23. International Centre, internationalhomeandgardenshow.ca.

Shirley’s Dirty Bingo Feb. 23. O’Grady’s, shirleysdirtybingo.com.

Dachshund UN Feb. 28 to March 3. Enwave Theatre, 416-973-4000 or harbourfrontcentre.com.

Pass the Music On: A Night of Music Benefiting Kids in Camp (with Stephen Page) March 1. Revival, revivalbar.com.

Colonel Tom Parker’s Beer Barrel Bingo Saturdays (2 to 5 p.m.). Dakota Tavern, thedakotatavern.com.

Gladstone Karaoke Fridays and Saturdays. Gladstone Hotel, gladstonehotel.com.

Bluegrass Brunch Sundays. Dakota Tavern, thedakotatavern.com.


TSO: Pictures at an Exhibition Feb. 23 (1:30 and 3:30 p.m.). Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4255 or masseyhall.com.

Our Kids Summer Camp Expo Feb. 24. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4255 or masseyhall.com.

Monkey Bunch Feb. 24. Drake Hotel, themonkeybunch.com.

Freckleface Strawberry Feb. 24. Lower Ossington Theatre, 416-915-6747.

The Cat Came Back Feb. 28 to March 16. Young People’s Theatre, 416-862-2222 or youngpeoplestheatre.ca.

StinkyKids: The Musical To April 27 (Saturdays). Lower Ossington Theatre, 416-915-6747 or lowerossingtontheatre.com.


James Hunter March 4. Horseshoe Tavern, collectiveconcerts.com.

Patti Smith March 9. Music Hall, ticketfly.com.

The Lumineers May 2. Sound Academy,

The xx and Grizzly Bear June 6. Downsview Meadows, collectiveconcerts.com.

Gentlemen of the Road Stopover: Mumford & Sons Aug. 23 and 24. Simcoe, Ont., gentlemenoftheroad.com.

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