Haim, Ralph + Lina and more

Daily Tipsheet: May 15


Movies

Now: In The Wings On A World Stage In 2011, actor Kevin Spacey and director Sam Mendes put together a production of Richard III to take around the world, and this documentary captures the experience. Screens tonight at theatres throughout the country and then opens at Yonge-Dundas Square. See review.

Stage

Ralph + Lina Dan Watson and Christina Serra perform their delightful show (co-written by Michele Smith) inspired by the love story of Serra’s Italian-Canadian grandparents. At the Theatre Centre. See mini review.

Art

Fausta Facciponte, Elisa Julia Gilmour and Ben Freedman A free bus leaves from the Gladstone for tonight’s Art Gallery of Mississauga reception for these Contact Photography Festival shows. In Six Characters In Search Of A Photograph, Facciponte shoots frames crammed with junk-shop figurines, while Gilmour and Freedman’s Joy And Sorrow is a film installation about memory, absence and presence. See listing.

Music

Haim California sister pop-rock trio plays the Kool Haus. See listing.

Universe: A Live Soundtrack Experiment Absolutely Free, Fresh Snow and Marcel Ramagnano live-soundtrack footage of outer space. See it to believe it at the Revue Cinema. See listing.

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