+lynn taitt Rocksteady pioneer adds some flava to the typically white-bread vibe at Hugh's Room. $25-$30. 416-531-6604.
+purnima/full moon Hari Krishnan joins forces with Cylla von Tiedemann and others in this interdisciplinary Indian dance work, till Apr 15 at the Premiere Dance Theatre. $16-$25. 416-973-4000.
soledad brothers Jack White-affiliated raucous blues-rock duo shake the foundations of the Silver Dollar. $12.50. 416-763-9139.
Good Friday Walk for Justice Join an ecumenical trek full of song, drama and prayer. Church of the Holy Trinity. 416-275-6059.
+whole new thing Amnon Buchbinder's coming-of-age pic with Daniel MacIvor and precocious newcomer Aaron Webber opens on screens today.
+images festival It's opening weekend for the fest of indie/experimental film, video, installation, performance and new media, till Apr 22 at various venues. $8-$10. 416-297-0433.
+spank rock Hotly tipped Big Dada dance rock hooligans get the party started at the Horseshoe. $13.50. 416-598-4753.
jello biafra Everyone's favourite Alternative Tentacles ranter shoots off his mouth for an aggro-loving Convocation Hall crowd. $16. 416-870-8000.
+friends with money Jennifer Aniston plays poor in the Sundance hit about women, money and anger. Opening weekend.
+THE GOLDEN THUG Ed Roy's new play about Jean Genet gets its final pwyc performance, at Buddies. 416-975-8555.
death cab for cutie In a perverse tour pairing, The O.C. emo faves team up with Scottish post-punk dandies Franz Ferdinand at Ricoh Coliseum. $44.50. 416-870-8000.
+shary boyle Boyle's pomo porcelain figures stand tall at the Power Plant till May 28. $2-$4. 416-973-4949.
orfeo Opera Atelier continues its 20th-anniversary season with a revival of Monteverdi's first opera, at the Elgin till Apr 23. $30-$107. 416-872-5555.
BLUE JAYS BASEBALL Time to see how seriously we should take our team when the New York Yankees hit the Rogers Centre for a day game. $9-$68. www.torontobluejays.mlb.com.
ronald k. brown/evidence The powerful African-American choreographer brings pieces inspired by Nina Simone and Fela Kuti to the Premiere Dance Theatre. Till Apr 22. $16-$38. 416-973-4000.
Pollut OCAD students celebrate Earth Day with an industrial design show commenting on T.O. pollution. Free. Drake Hotel. 416-605-0992.
TIM FLANNERY Eco-activist and author of The Weather Makers talks about our planetary problems at OISE. $5. 416-598-1447.
ladytron Asymmetrically coiffed Liverpudlian synth-rock squad celebrate The Witching Hour in an Opera House throwdown. $18.50. 416-870-8000.
HEALTHY MIND, BODY, PLANET Multimedia show in honour of late eco-activist Tooker Gomberg. Earth Sciences Building. Free. www.greenspiration.org.
JAMIE LIDELL Cyborg funk guy plays Lee's Palace, with Jimmy Edgar warming things up. $15. 416-870-8000.
dorothy livesay: the woman i am Pianist Andrew Burashko teams up with actor Jennifer Dale in a piece inspired by poet Livesay. Harbourfront Centre. $25-$35. 416-973-4000.
sprockets The film fest for kids opens and runs till Apr 30. $7.25-$14.75, various venues. www.bell.ca/sprockets.
Earth day spring festival Sierra Club hosts music, eco-fair, crafts, organic market, waterfront cleanup and more. Free. Budapest Park. 416-960-0544.
the rocket If you're tired of watching the NHL, go see the fantastic new pic about legendary Canadiens player Maurice Richard (Roy Dupuis), on screens this weekend.
she's gone away Jennifer Tarver directs Susanna Hood's latest multidisciplinary dance solo, on at the Theatre Centre till Apr 30. $15-$20. 416-538-0988.
the ventriloquist The Factory Theatre presents the English-language premiere of Larry Tremblay's play about a writer and her creations. In previews, opens Apr 25 and runs till May 21. Pwyc-$30. 416-504-9971.
REGINA SPEKTOR Eccentric piano pounder brings her Soviet Kitsch to the Mod Club. $12.50. 416-870-8000.
+10 DAYS ON EARTH It's pwyc night for puppeteer extraordinaire Ronnie Burkett's latest, at the Berkeley Street Theatre till Jun 24. $36-$51. 416-368-3110.
care Diane Flacks and Richard Greenblatt team up again for this look at caregiving and -taking. Opens at the Tarragon and runs till May 28. Pwyc-$34. 416-531-1827.
the gtos The all-female sketch troupe celebrate a couple of member birthdays when they perform at the Rivoli's SketchCOMedy Lounge. Pwyc. www.thegtos.com.
absences Serge Bennathan's last work before departing the Dancemakers top job is a collaboration with pianist Eve Egoyan, at the Premiere Dance Theatre till May 6. $21-$38. 416-973-4000.
SHIRIN ABADI Get inspired when the Nobel Peace Prize laureate discusses her book Iran Awakening at OISE. $5. 416-598-1447.
THE SAINTS Groundbreaking Brisbane punkers hit the Horseshoe to show the kids how it's done. $13.50. 416-870-8000.