+jamie kennedy North Toronto, watch out. The puerile prankster X's rap and gets jiggy with Bob Saget at the York Event Theatre. $20. 416-870-8000.
ffida international dance festival The big blowout of global dance continues at the Distillery District and various offsite locales till Aug 21. $tba. www.ffida.org.
hogtown hedonism It's opening night for R Kelly Clipperton's photo exhibit at the Gladstone Hotel. Free. 416-531-4635.
green day Billie Joe and the boys preach the punk-pop gospel of American Idiot in Barrie's Molson Park. $48. 416-870-8000.
+wakestock The three-day musical component of the extreme wakeboarding bonanza brings Magneta Lane, the Dead Kennedys and more to Centre Island. $24.50. 416-870-8000.
Sharia law And The Globalization Of Political Islam, a critical look, with writer Irshad Manji and others. OISE. $12-$20. 416-737-9500, www.nosharia.com.
+billy joe shaver Death-defying Texan country badass helps heat up Harbourfront's T.O. Twang hootenanny. Free. 416-973-4000.
+getting up fest Marc Ecko's rap-apalooza brings Fat Joe, Ludacris, Kanye West and more to the Docks to Aug 14. $58.25-$93.52. 416-973-4000.
foo fighters Dave Grohl and his Foo-lish posse touch down at the Molson Amphitheatre with our own Constantines. $26.25-$43.25. 416-870-8000.
+Summerworks Last chance to catch the big theatre blowout taking over the Queen and Bathurst nabe. $10. 416-410-1048.
+honey jam T.O.'s inimitable femcee Michie Mee helps raise the roof as part of the 10th anniversary of the fab showcase for urban female talent at the Mod Club. $20. www.phemphat. com.
Pedestrian Sunday Enjoy another car-free day in Kensington Market with music and much goings-on. Free. 416-531-5409.
def leppard Emm Gryner's favourite 80s hair band teach openers the Tea Party a thing or two about heavy rockin' down at the Molson Amphitheatre. $55.50. 416-870-8000.
mystery girls Rough 'n' ready punk rock rippers make a mess at the Silver Dollar. $tba. 416-763-9139. +allman brothers Count how many original members remain when the still-popular three-decades-old Southern rockers touch down at the Molson Amphitheatre. $35.50-$55.50. 416-870-8000.
four brothers See what all the film crews were doing here last winter. Mark Wahlberg, OutKast's André Benjamin, Garrett Hedlund and Tyrese Gibson play adopted brothers in John Singleton's latest urban pic. Cheap movie night. bollywood review Yuk Yuk's Downtown hosts a special South Asian lineup of comics, featuring Gerry Bednob, till Aug 21. $10-$17. 416-967-6425.
hamlet Albert Schultz plays the depressed Dane in this much-anticipated Soulpepper production. Last preview, opens Aug 18 and runs till Oct 1 at the Premiere Dance Theatre. $25-$51.50. 416-973-4000. dj serious Get silly on Cold Tea when the local DJ teams up with the Quartertones to help BC emcee Moka Only launch his new disc at the Drake. $15. www. ramosent.com.
free movie night U of T's University College lawn is your seat for this free screening of Good Will Hunting, along with Runner, a film about prof Bruce Kidd. www.movienight. utoronto. ca CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION Let's go to the Ex! Opening day, runs till Sep 5. $8-$15. 416-393-6300. www.theex.com.
dead 60s Lovable Liverpudlians add a dose of dub to try and set themselves apart from the post-punk pack. Mod Club. $13.50. 416-870-8000.
republic of safety The sexy punktopian geeks heat things up at the Boat. $6. www. republicofsafety.ca.
summerfolk Take advantage of the final few days of summer (yikes) by basking in the glow of strummers like Justin Rutledge, Eliza Gilkyson and Aengus Finnan at this laid-back folk fest. Kelso Beach (Owen Sound). $25-$68. www.summerfolk.org.
red eye Wes Craven's airborne thriller starring Cillian Murphy and London, Ontario's own Rachel McAdams takes off this weekend.
hieroglyphics Get busy with Del, Souls of Mischief and more of Oakland's finest hiphop hotshots at the Reverb. $22.50. www.ramosent.com.
+corteo Cirque du Soleil's latest is one of its best. Two shows today at Ontario Place. Till Sep 11. $46.25-$95. 1-800-678-5440. alice cooper Parents, lock up your daughters! Or at least don't let them listen to the shock-rocker's Republican rants when he hits the Docks, 'kay? $58.50. 416-870-8000.
+luis jacob Monday should be a quiet day to contemplate Jacob's playful installation at the Toronto Sculpture Garden. Free. www.torontosculpturegarden.com. motley crue Not getting enough of Pam Anderson's tattooed boy toy on Tommy Lee Goes To College? Head down to the Molson Amphitheatre to headbang with the reuinted Crüe and Sum 41. $22.50-$75. 416-870-8000.
the 40 year-old virgin The ads look hilarious. The Office's Steve Carell plays a guy who hasn't lost his cherry in this comedy. Cheap night. percy sledge The molasses-voiced former hospital nurse behind When A Man Loves A Woman plays a rare show at the Reverb. $42.50. 416-870-8000.
jo-anna downey The raunchy comic known as "Mama" takes to the mic for a feature week at Yuk Yuk's Downtown. $10-$17. 416-967-6425. clay aiken Is he or isn't he? No, not that. We just wanna know if the American Idol runner-up is next in line for the Barry Manilow crown, silly. Molson Amphitheatre. $42.50-$55.50. 416-870-8000.