depeche mode Fame, fortune, the return of the 80s... none of it's making the pioneers of synth-rock misery any happier. Turn their frowns upside down at the Air Canada Centre. $59.50-$89.50. 416-870-8000.
+inside out The massive fest of new queer-themed film and vid opens and runs till May 28. $7-$27, four films $40, eight films $75. www.insideout.ca.
+the da vinci code The bestseller of the decade comes to the screen, starring Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou and someone named Mona Lisa.
islands Erstwhile Unicorns dive unflinchingly into pure pop whimsy alongside Cadence Weapon and Frog Eyes at the Opera House. $13. www.rootmeansquare.ca.
steven wright The deadpan stand-up has added a second night to his Elgin Theatre gig. $38.50-$45.50. 416-872-5555.
architecture in helsinki Degrassi-obsessed Aussie orch-pop posse don sweatbands for a gleeful celebration of twee at the 'Shoe. $16. 416-598-4753.
the whole shebang Don't miss the last of the three-night arts mix featuring Andrea Nann, Michael Ondaatje, Kathleen Edwards and others, at the Premiere Dance Theatre. $20-$35. 416-973-4000.
Walk to stop the silence Give a voice to child sexual abuse victims, with Michael Irving, of the Child Abuse Survivor Monument and entertainment. Free, walk $5-$20. Nathan Phillips Square. 416-525-2179.
Walk the world A 4K trek, part of worldwide UN-sponsored walks against child hunger, leaves Coronation Park, Exhibition Pl, at 10 am. www.fighthunger.org/wtw06/toronto.
international children's festival Spend Victoria Day down at Harbourfront seeing day two of the kids' fest, till May 28. $12.50 (day pass). 416-973-4000.
sunno)) Prepare for the onslaught of ominous, bleak doom metal at the relatively staid Music Gallery. Beware! $18. 416-204-1080.
+teddy geiger Love Monkey's actor/singer/teen heartthrob kicks off a two-night stand at the Opera House. $12. 416-870-8000.
+DOUGLAS COUPLAND Canuck author and sometimes artist reads from his new novel, JPod at U of T's Walter Hall. $5. 416-598-1447.
+melissa mcclelland Streetwise singer/songwriter unveils her killer Thumbelina's One-Night Stand disc at the Music Gallery. $12. 416-204-1080.
+angels and airwaves Blink-182 fans pining for a glimpse of Tom DeLonge will be thrilled by his new-wavey new project. Phoenix. $29.50. 416-870-8000.
student film showcase A dozen of Canada's next generation of directors screen their films at the Cumberland. $5. 416-968-FILM.
HOMES AROUND THE WORLD Architect Tjerk Reijenga speaks about sustainable home design. $10-$20. Design Exchange. 416-363-6121.
THE GLOBAL RIGHT TO WATER Maude Barlow speaks at OISE. Free. 416-657-8345.
old time relijun Writhe and shake and feel the power of Arlington De Dionyso's unholy howl during OTR's Cinecycle revival. $8. chuck.skullz@gmail. com.
dq: lucky lady The drag queen musical comedy (and funder for Casey House) continues at Hart House till May 27. $40. 416-978-8849.
humanitas LAUNCH PARTY The festival celebrating what Toronto was, is and could be (till Jun 25) launches at the Cooler by the Lake Tent at the foot of Yonge, with MC Abdominal, Autorickshaw and more. Free. http://humanitas. livewithculture.ca.
blue jays baseball The Jays take on the Chicago White Sox, the best team in the American League. $9-$68. Rogers Centre. www.bluejays.com.
Immigrant rights March and rally for justice for immigrants and refugees. Hosted by CAW, Labourers Union Local 183, Ontario Centre for Social Justice and more. Free. OISE. 416-893-4053.
susan aglukark Soothing First Nations singer releases her brand new album at Hugh's Room. $30-$32.50. 416-531-6604.
we're funny that way The 10th annual fest of queer comedy wraps up at Buddies. Pwyc. 416-975-8555.
Labour and the urban experience Workshop with labour activists and historians plus a walking tour. $15-$20. Steelworkers Hall. www.mun.ca/cclh/workshop.html.
monkey toast Canadian Idol judge Jake Gold is the guest interviewee in the terrific biweekly improv show, at the Drake. Pwyc. www.monkeytoast.com.
+contact The month-long festival of photography continues at various locales till May 31. Free. www.contactphoto.com.
stylus dj awards A new spin maestro will be crowned during this gala faceoff at the York Event Theatre. $25. www.stylusgroup.ca.
bike week launch Cycle over to City Hall for a free breakfast to launch the citywide celebration. www.toronto.ca/cycling.
sarsical Last year's Fringe hit musical about a real showstopper opens at the Factory Studio and runs till Jun 18. $23-$28. 416-504-9971.
peter doig Doig's powerful works on paper stay up at the AGO till Jun 18. Free (till Jun 14). 416-979-6648.
stephen Lewis AIDS activist and noted humanitarian gives keynote for the Natural City Conference. Convocation Hall. $10-$25. 416-978-8849.
dickey betts Yee-haw! The Allman also-ran gets crowds pumped with an evening of good ol' Southern rock at the Opera House. $35.50. 416-870-8000.
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bif naked Post-goth bodybuilder babe rocks her heart out at the Opera House. $20. 416-870-8000.
FUNNY GIRLS AND DYNAMIC DIVAS Maggie Cassella, Elvira Kurt and others yuk it up for Sistering at Harbourfront Centre. $30. 416-973-4000.