R. Jeanette Martin
Community and ecology meet at PS Kensington.
PS KENSINGTON WE LOVE YOU
Music and the best street theatre in the city take over Toronto's Little Bohemia, Kensington Market, on Sunday (July 27). The streets are yours to reclaim from noon to 7 pm (with smaller closures until 10) in the free Pedestrian Sundays celebration of community, culture and ecology, now in its 11th year on the last Sunday of the month until October 26. Don't miss the Art Fair, which runs from 12-7 pm:
It's a rite of summer. See you in the streets! pskensington.ca.
GRASSY NARROWS AT A CROSSROADS
Stephen Lewis joins Grassy Narrows chief Roger Fobister, clan mother Judy Da Silva and educator/activist Leanne Betasamosake Simpson for a discussion on the native band's continuing legal struggle with the Ontario government over logging rights in the Keewatin area. The Supreme Court recently handed control to the province. Tuesday (July 29), 6:30 pm. $15-$30 sliding scale (with part of the proceeds going to the annual River Run). Ted Rogers School at Ryerson U, 55 Dundas East. Pre-register eventbrite.ca.
KEEP COLM AND CARRY ON
Actor Colm Feore is equally at home in blockbusters (Thor, The Chronicles Of Riddick) as he is in indie films like Bon Cop, Bad Cop and stage and TV. He's currently burning up Stratford's Festival Theatre stage as Shakespeare's King Lear and can be seen on the small screen in the new HBO Canada series Sensitive Skin. He discusses his decades-long career at TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King West, in the In Conversation With... series on Monday (July 28) at 7 pm. $18.25-$22.75. tiff.net.