THUR 20 +greg graffin Winnipeg's Weakerthans back the Bad Religion frontman at Lee's Palace. $15. 416-532-1598.
kris knight Knight's series of portraits of women in pompadours hangs at Katharine Mulherin till Jul 29. Free. 416-537-8827.
mark lewis It's the final week to view artist Lewis's films, which set actor Molly Parker against the vastness of Algonquin Park. At Monte Clark till Jul 23. Free. 416-703-1700.
peace is possible parade Children's Peace Theatre annual march is helped by local artists. Free. 3003 Danforth. 416-752-1550.
sierra maestra Straight outta Havana, the Cuban son squad add a jazzy jolt to the Ritmo Y Color fest. Free. Harbourfront Centre. 416-973-4000.
grade Hardcore heroes reunite for a one-night stand at the Opera House. $15. 416-466-0313. SAT 22 +nortec collective XBox-approved Tijuana electro-freaks heat up the Ritmo Y Color fest. Free. Harbourfront Centre. 416-973-4000.
Israel out of lebanon Join the Canadian Arab Federation and Jewish Women's Committee to End the Occupation in a rally. Free. Israeli Consulate. www.nowar.ca.
art attack Toronto Public Space Committee turns the Gladstone into an art factory to defy the ad biz. www.publicspace.ca.
sun 23 lady in the water It's opening weekend for M. Night Shyamalan's latest. Hmm... what third-act trick will he pull this time?
+the best of the fringe Miss a hit show at this year's Fringe? Not to worry. Several are being remounted at the Diesel, including Real Time. $15. 416-971-5656.
+amanda martinez Latin jazz songstress steams up the streets as part of the PartiGras portion of the Beaches Jazz Fest. Distillery District. Free. www.beachesjazz.com.
MON 24 +goo goo dolls You know all the words to their power ballads; now sing along live when the 90s alterna-darlings team up with Counting Crows at Molson Amphitheatre. $24.50-$65.50. 416-870-8000.
+david francey Local folkie-slash-carpenter (not Carpenter) captivates Hugh's Room regulars with his well-spun musical yarns. $22-$25. 416-531-6604.
TUES 25 ozzfest System of a Down, Disturbed, Hatebreed and other purveyors of heavyosity unleash their demons at the Molson Amphitheatre. $43.25-$78.75. 416-870-8000.
a canterbury tale The small war drama by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger comes out on a Criterion DVD today.
WED 26 +Tapes 'n tapes Twin City indie rock terrors give the Futureheads a run for their money at the Phoenix. $15. 416-870-8000.
through the lens of NOW NOW photographers exhibit their work through Sep 10 at Harbourfront Centre. Free. 416-973-4000.
THUR 27 vetiver Freak-folk FOD (Friend of Devendra Banhart) Andy Cabic sends Drake dwellers into a psyched-out stupor. $10. 416-531-5042.
sunset rubdown Wolf Parade's Spencer Krug indulges his anglophilic tendencies with this Absolutely Kosher side project. Lee's Palace. $10. 416-532-1598.
FRI 28 from the 'peg Harbourfront's a home away from home for the Duhks, the Weakerthans, Eagle & Hawk and more of the hottest acts Winnipeg's got to offer. To Jul 30. Free. 416-973-4000.
u-carmen e-khayelitsha This South African version of the Carmen opera, with Pauline Malefane in a smouldering title performance, opens today.
SAT 29 Picnic for peace A family day of blues and roots music with Jack DeKeyzer, Brian Gladstone, Danny Marks and more, hosted by the Association of Artists for a Better World. Free. Mel Lastman Square. www.abetterworld.ca.
beaches international jazz fest Bask in the breeze off Lake Ontario while bobbing your head to Kush, Jake Langley, Cafe Cubano and more. To Jul 30. Free. Kew Gardens Bandshell. 416-410-8809.
sun 30 muse In the mood for Britrock bombast and bluster? Look no further than the pride of Teignmouth, when Muse rattle the Docks with their massive rock assault. $35. 416-870-8000.
i am not a dinner mint Rachael-Lea Rickards and trey anthony's comedy about women and relationships ends its run at Harbourfront Centre. $26.75-$48.25. 416-973-4000.
MON 31 sound team Having stopped pillaging the UK for the next Coldplay, EMI find their new post-punk hope in Austin, TX. See if they've struck gold at the Horseshoe. $10. 416-598-4753.
the hold steady Wonder what it'd look like if your lit studies TA got wasted and started a band? Check out Brooklyn nerd-rock squad the Hold Steady at Lee's Palace. $tba. 416-532-1598.
poison Stock up on Aqua-Net and prepare for hair metal mayhem when the 80s faves join Cinderella at the Molson Amphitheare. $42.50. 416-870-8000.
alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt and an unwelcome spaceship guest with a massive set of teeth star in the classic sci-fi horror film, on at Yonge-Dundas Square. Free. www.ydsquare.ca.
WED 2 she wants revenge Buzzy Left Coast new wave revivalists pout at the Phoenix. $20. 416-870-8000.
editors Proving that the 80s revival still has life in it, the Britrockers brood at the Opera House. $20. 416-870-8000.
+camoes This outdoor play with puppets and music tells the story of Portuguese poet Luís Vaz de Camões. At Dufferin Grove Park till Aug 13. Pwyc. www.clayandpapertheatre.org.
THUR 3 summerworks Kate Lynch, Alisa Palmer, Sarah Stanley and a couple dozen other theatre talents storm the Queen West nabe (and Harbourfront) for 10 days of new and old scripts, till Aug 13. $10-$12. 416-410-1048.
Black heart procession Gloomy indie rock crew make music for moroseniks at Lee's Palace. $15.50. 416-532-1598.