Things to do in Toronto this weekend: January 14-16

Virtual and outdoor events include the COC's Voices Of Mountains, Black Sheep Comedy and an interview with debut novelist Nita Prose


Bharosa: An Evening Of Conversations

The Textile Museum of Canada presents an online Zoom presentation, featuring artist Jagdeep Raina, musician Selena Dhillon, filmmaker Sumit Judge and writer Amrit Singh. Curator Raina will conduct a conversation with all three artists after their presentations.

January 14 at 7 pm. Free. textilemuseum.ca

Nita Prose

The author discusses her debut novel The Maid – about an eccentric hotel maid whose life is turned upside down when she discovers a murdered guest in his bed – in a live-streamed interview with Emily Donaldson.

January 14 at noon. Free. tpl.ca

Burning Man artist Ryan Longo's Eart Resist sculpture
Courtesy of Snow Magic

The awesome drive-thru show Snow Magic, featuring artist Ryan Longo’s Earth Resist sculpture, has been held over until next weekend at Ontario Place.

Snow Magic

Because of the latest lockdown and increased demand, Drive Thru Fun Co’s drive-thru exhibition inspired by fire, ice and light has been extended for another week at Ontario Place.

Extended to January 23. East Island (955 Lake Shore West). $45-$65 per vehicle. drivethrufunco.com

Black Sheep Comedy

Stand-up comic Leonard Chan (This Hour Has 22 Minutes) headlines a night of online Zoom comedy, also featuring Al Val and Lars Classington.

January 15 at 8 pm. Pwyc (suggested $10 or $20 per household). blacksheepstandupcomedy.com

Eyes Open Photography Exhibition

Arta Gallery presents a one-day exhibition and auction of works by Jordan Tidds in support of Glaucoma Awareness.

January 15 from 4 to 9 pm. Free. eyesopenexhibition.com

Voices Of Mountains

Dorian Cox, the director of the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio, hosts this program that includes a fusion of classical and contemporary opera as well as dance. The bill includes the world premiere of Ian Cusson’s Fire, a duet performed by Rebecca Cuddy and Marion Newman, with pianist Gordon Gerrard, as well as choreography by Aria Evans performed against some local landmarks.

January 15 at 7:30 pm (then available to stream for six months). Free. Details coc.ca/stream.

21C Sunday Interlude: Morgan-Paige Melbourne

Pianist Morgan-Paige Melbourne presents a live-streamed concert of new music featuring works by Brian Current and Dawn Davi, as well as world premieres by Nauroz Tanya, Kathryn Knowles and Paige Melbourne herself.

January 16 at 1 pm. Free. rcmusic.com

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