TIP SHEET April 21-May 5
komachi Denise Fujiwara performs a solo choreographed by Butoh master Yukio Waguri, at the Betty Oliphant till Apr 24. $20-$28. 416-504-7529.
Solidarity with Haida blockades Demonstrate in support of ancient forests in Haida Gwaii, hosted by the Rain forest Action Network. Free. Exchange Tower. 416-784-9975.
brian eno Musical innovator lectures on art and science at the AGO. $15-$25. 416-979-6608.
+hot docs film festival 100 documentaries screen at the international fest, one of the best in the world. Till May 1. Free-$10. 416-530-8105, www.hotdocs.ca.
+les sequelles Francophone freakbeat foursome launch their new disque compact as part of the Bring 'Em On In shindig at Sneaky Dee's. $5. www.bringemonin.com.
kirov orchestra Valery Gergiev conducts the famed orchestra in an all-Russian program at Roy Thomson Hall. $39-$149. 416-872-4255.
Mayor Miller's community cleanup Pick any public space, gather your neighbours and clean. Register your location at 416-392-7899.
hot hot heat The BC boys who did that whole jerky dance-punk thing before everyone else crank out tunes from their Elevator disc at Kool Haus. $23.75. 416-870-8000.
andrew spice Sweet-voiced, sensitive prairie boy (and sometime Emm Gryner crony) plays piano pop in the NOW Lounge. $5. 416-364-1301.
+kung fu hustle Don't miss opening weekend of the hilarious Hong Kong actioner by the director of Shaolin Soccer.
+sharon jones & the dap-kings Get a jolt of springtime rhythm 'n' soul when R&B belter Sharon Jones kicks it with her Dap-Kings at Lee's Palace. $15. 416-532-1598.
EARTH DAY PLANTING FESTIVAL Plant trees and attend eco seminars at Downsview Park. Free. 416-954-0544.
garbage Shirley Manson's only happy when it rains, so let's hope it's pouring when the 90s rock holdouts roll into the Kool Haus. $36.75. 416-870-8000.
+motorhead Admit it, you know all the words to Ace of Spades. Better practise up so you'll be ready to headbang with Lemmy and the boys when they rock the Docks. $29.50. 416-870-8000.
arcade fire Don't already have tickets to Arcade Fire's three-night stand at Danforth Music Hall? You're outta luck. The run's sold out. $20. www.rootmeansquare.ca.
+supersystem The dance-rock fusionists formerly known as El Guapo throw down jerky Afrobeat-tinged jams as part of the Over the Top fest at Sneaky Dee's. $8. www.overthetopfest.com.
minnie driver Watch the actress/singer do her roots-pop thang at Lee's Palace. $16.50. 416-532-1598.
clem snide Eef Barzelay and his crew of art-country cronies impress the geek chic crowd with their thinking-person's pop songs at the 'Shoe. $10. 416-598-4753.
dizzee rascal Get yerself down to the Opera House to check out Mercury Prize-approved Brit-hop star Dizzee Rascal and his killer abs (really!). $20. 416-870-8000.
caribou The indietronic mastermind formerly known as Manitoba shows off his new name and his new album at the Horseshoe. $12. 416-598-4753. Apr 29
+donigan cumming Get your saggy ass over to the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art to see Cumming's videos and photos of old and worn bodies. Free. Till May 22. 416-395-7430.
mando diao The latest entry into the Swedish garage rock Olympics. Watch this suave outfit try their best to convince the Horseshoe crowd they're the next Hives. $10. 416-598-4753.
rec room DJ Jared Colautti, mRoboto, Karim Zouack and others jam in this last-Sat-of-the-month party at Clinton's. $6. 416-535-9541.
U.S. Hegemony British activist/writer Tariq Ali, Judy Rebick, York's Leo Panitch and Jehad Allweiwi speak on Venequela, Iraq and Palestine. $10. Medical Sciences Auditorium. 416-922-8744.
the strange and eerie memoirs of billy wuthergloom Eric Woolfe's creepy solo show (with puppets!) about puberty gets a pay-what-you-can performance at the Cameron. Till May 8. Pwyc-$20. 416-703-1725.
an italian straw hat The National Ballet's shiny new full-length comic ballet premieres at the Hummingbird and runs till May 15. $36-$126. 416-345-9595.
negativland Not-so-merry pranksters try to make enough dough to pay off their legal debts at the Drake. $20-$25. 416-531-5042.
femcab Feminist theatre company Nightwood celebrates 25 years with a stellar lineup of women headed by Gloria Steinem, Mary Walsh, Cathy Jones and Diane Flacks. $28-$125. Isabel Bader. 416-978-8849.
gene wilder The frizzy-haired actor launches his tell-all memoir and talks with Ralph Benmergui. Bloor Cinema. $10. 416-598-1447.
buffy sainte-marie Neko Case once had a dog named after folkie Buffy Sainte-Marie. If that's not an endorsement, what is? Hugh's Room. $50-$55. 416-531-6604.
ryan adams Evidently the Phoenix wasn't big enough to hold all of Ryan Adams's fans and the alt-country crooner's ego, so he's playing the Kool Haus. $30. 416-870-8000.
evita Don't cry for her, Argentina. The truth is the musical's already 90 per cent sold out. Till Jun 2. Princess of Wales. $26-$94. 416-872-1212.
roots manuva The man whose prescient ragga-rap style foreshadowed the UK grime explosion capitalizes on the current hype at Lee's Palace. $17.50. 416-870-8000.
veda hille Oddball art-folk virtuoso celebrates her newly inked deal with Andy Partridge's Ape Records label by playing a show at Lula Lounge. $15. 416-588-0307.