1 - kenji mizoguchi This big retrospective marking the 50th anniversary of the Japanese director's death continues at Cinematheque with screenings of Sisters Of Gion and The Life Of Oharu. $5.50-$11.50. 416-968-FILM.
2 - jane siberry Ethereal art pop vocalist mesmerizes listeners at Hugh's Room. $25-$27.50. 416-531-6604.
editors Proving that the 80s revival still has some life left in it, the Echo and the Bunny-menesque Britrockers brood at the Opera House. $20. 416-870-8000. 3 - summerworks Kate Lynch, Hannah Moscovitch and a bunch of other theatre talents storm the Queen West nabe for 10 days of new and old scripts, till Aug 13. $tba. 416-410-1048.
danielson Famile leader with a penchant for dressing up like foliage descends on Lee's Palace with his godly indie rock. $15.50. 416-532-1598. 4 - the mighty sparrow Calypso king helps Harbourfront revellers reach a Caribana state of mind as part of the Island Soul fest. Free. 416-973-4000.
talladega nights Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly play a pair of NASCAR drivers in a comedy that hopes to drive laps around other summer flicks. 5 - Caribana Parade Gorgeous costumes, heady music-- the annual parade starts at the CNE and rolls west along the Lakeshore. www.caribana. ca
island soul It's the second day of Harbourfront's four-day fest of Caribbean art, culture and cuisine. Free. 416-973-4000. 6 - Caribana Arts and cultural festival Local and international soca, reggae, calypso and steel pan artists plus dance, comedy, food and crafts, till Aug 7. Olympic Island. www.caribana. ca.
Black victorians Join a walking tour and learn what life was like for black people in years gone by. Pwyc. Mackenzie House. 416-392-6915. 7 - roy cape & kaiso all stars The oldest bandleader in Trinidad and Tobago brings his high-energy Carnival party to Harbourfront Centre. Free. 416-973-4000. 8 - antony and cleopatra It's the first week of Shakespeare in the Rough's outdoor production of the history play, directed by Ruth Madoc-Jones. Till Sep 4 in Withrow Park. Pwyc. 416-556-6226.
van morrison Astral folk, rock 'n' soul sorcerer gets the Air Canada Centre crowd singing along to Brown-Eyed Girl. $50-$150. 416-870-8000. 9 - world trade center Oliver Stone's look at two courageous cops who were buried under the debris on 9/11 opens today.
Ecology at the brickworks Biologists explain the workings of the city's largest engineered wetland. Pwyc. 416-598-2277. 10 - trevor boris The world's only gay farmer stand-up comic headlines at Yuk Yuk's Downtown till Aug 13. $10-$17. 416-967-6425.
antigone Want some tragedy with your gyros? Graham Cozzubbo directs Sophocles' classic as part of Taste Of The Danforth at the outdoor Jackman Avenue Public School, till Aug 13. $tba. 416-910-3518. 11 - TASTE OF THE DANFORTH Three-day fest, with tons of food and music, takes over Greektown today to Aug 13. www.tasteofthedanforth. com.
the reaping Hilary Swank goes for her third Oscar with her portrayal of a former Christian missionary who loses faith after a family tragedy.
eccodek Afro-dub dabbler proves Guelph's got worldbeat soul to spare. Free. Yonge-Dundas Square. www.ydsquare.ca.
12 - melissa etheridge Tough-as-nails rock 'n' roll survivor performs at the Hummingbird. $35-$100. 416-870-8000.
311 Nick Hexum and his Omaha rap-rock crew make some noise at the Kool Haus. $27.50. 416-870-8000.
darkness ascends It's the final day to see the cool exhibit at MOCCA featuring installations by Fiona Smyth, Shary Boyle, Sherri Hay and others. Free. 416-395-0067.