Big Trouble in Little China
The Island President John Shenk's fascinating doc looks at former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed, who used creative methods to slow global warming and stop the rising water level that was swallowing up his country. At the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema all week. See review.
Big Trouble In Little China/Conan The Barbarian The Revue Cinema continues their rep revival series, with back to back screenings of two classic 1980s flicks, one directed by John Carpenter, the other featuring the future Governor of California. See listings.
National Ballet Diamond Anniversary Gala Canada's biggest ballet company celebrates 60 years with performances, refreshments and more. At the Four Seasons Centre. 5:30 pm (doors). See listing.
Spirits Open Mic Comics Chuck Byrn, Eddie Della Siepe, Dave Martin, host Jo-Anna Downey and others take part in the weekly open mic night at the Church Street club. See listing.
Bassmentality We're not completely sure why dubstep makes some people so angry, but those that love it will be at Wrongbar tonight for the popular Bassmentality weekly party. Tonight's special guest is SKisM, who will most likely play at least one song that goes WUBWUBWUBWUBWUBWUB. See listing.
(Image)ning Queerness Queer authors Kamal Al-Solaylee, Wayson Choy, Sky Gilbert, Sarah Schulman and Zoe Whittall read today as part of programming for Just As You Are, an exhibit of portraits of North American LGBT literary lights by the late American photographer Robert Giard. At U of T Art Centre. See listing.