tHURSDAY, aUGUST 10TH +summerworks Excellent juried fest continues through Aug 13. $10-$12. 416-410-1048.
trevor boris The world's only gay farmer stand-up comic headlines at Yuk Yuk's Downtown till Aug 13. $10-$17. 416-967-6425.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 11TH +TASTE OF THE DANFORTH Three-day fest with tons of food and music takes over Greektown today to Aug 13. www.tasteofthedanforth. com.
+nomo Detroit spiritual jazz threats add a Tribe-al jolt to Harbourfront's Hot & Spicy fest. Free. 416-973-4000.
+The future of Food Film and panel featuring anti-GM farmer Percy Schmeiser, Dylan Penner of ACT for the Earth and more. Free. Harbourfront Centre. 647-436-6398.
SATURDAY , aUGUST 12TH
warped tour You might not care about punks like NOFX and Anti-Flag, but how often do you get to see Joan Jett blow them away? Park Place, Barrie. $40.50. 416-870-8000.
stop israel's bombing now Mass rally and march at the Israeli Consulate. Free. www.caf.ca.
ROGERS CUP semi-finals The best men's tennis players are in town for Canada's premiere tennis tourney. Rexall Centre. $45-$160. www.rogerscupmen.com.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 13TH
mariah carey Glitter pariah continues her comeback with Dutty dude Sean Paul at the Air Canada Centre. $18-$109.50. 416-870-8000.
International Aids Conference 2006 Panels, plenaries and more than 400 workshop sessions. To Aug 18. Metro Toronto Convention Centre. www.aids2006.org.
AIDS TREATMENT NOW Rally and march in support of universal access to AIDS treatment, at Grange Park. Free. www.aidshealth.org. MONDAY, AUGUST 14TH
much ado about nothing Richard Rose directs Shakespeare's comedy at Barrie's MacLaren Art Centre. Pwyc (mat), $17-$22. 1-866-735-9243.
+victoria williams Creekdipping folkie adds magic to Orphans Of God songwriters' circle alongside Mark Olson and more. Palais Royale. $30. 416-870-8000.
Thomas mapfumo Lion of Zimbabwe joins Strength Of Africa AIDS/HIV Concert. Harbourfront Centre. Free. 416-973-4000. TUESDAY, AUGUST 15TH
jurassic park Spielberg's dino movie should look terrific on the jumbo screen at Yonge-Dundas Square. www.ydsquare.ca.
APOCALYPSE NOW Two-disc special edition DVD of Francis Ford Coppola's controversial masterpiece comes out in stores today.
+tim o'reagan Jayhawks drummer proves he can do more than just keep time to twang with a free solo show at the 'Shoe. 416-598-4753.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16TH
bombay dreams The big musical about Bollywood stardom and romance opens and runs at the Hummingbird till Aug 20. $30-$90. 416-872-2222.
jon-rae fletcher River boss teams up with ethereal art-folk outfit Castlemusic, the Silt and other unconventional artists at the Tranzac. $tba. 416-923-8137.
THURSDAY, aUGUST 17TH music in the garden The Kiyoshi Nagata Ensemble drums up a storm at Harbourfront's outdoor music garden series. Free. 416-973-4000.
fred eaglesmith Modern-day songwriting legend unspools wild and woolly musical yarns at Hugh's Room. $25-$27.50. 416-531-6004.
Flicks By The Lake See the water-themed Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl at the Lakeside Concert Stage. Free. Harbourfront Centre. 416-973-4000.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 18TH CNE OPENS It's the first sign of summer's end, but the Ex can also be big fun. Exhibition Place www.theex.com.
SNAKES ON A PLANE A cult hit before it opens, Snakes, opening today, is already causing major hissy fits.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 19TH ice cube NWA member compensates for his misguided acting choices with a hot-shit rap performance at the Kool Haus. $29.50. www.ramosent.com.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 20TH
animal monster IDM oddball wows the Wavelength crowd alongside Triangle Forest and selector Heavy Water. Pwyc. www.wavelengthtoronto.com.
+Buildings That Spin Cool show features artists' imaginary architecture. To August 26. P\M Gallery. 416-937-3862.
MONDAY, AUGUST 21ST
john mayer Frankenberry doppelganger beloved of teen girls everywhere strums his pleasantly bland ballads at the Mod Club. $40. 416-870-8000.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 22ND
AFRICANADIAN PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Triannual gathering features works by trey anthony, Austin Clarke and more at various venues to Aug 27. $7-$15. www.africanadian.com.
mary j. blige Drama-hatin' R&B diva tries to justify the title of her recent Breakthrough disc at the Molson Amphitheatre. $45-$75. 416-870-8000.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23RD
foo fighters Watch Dave Grohl's fun-loving crew fight foo and rock the pants off the Hummingbird Centre. $67. 416-870-8000.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 24TH
GROUNDSWELL Sonja Mills's Oil Man plays as part of Nightwood's workshop series, running Aug 20-26. Pwyc. Tapestry/New Work Studio. www.nightwoodtheatre.net