Yo La Tengo provide the soundtrack to silent films at the Underground Cinema Saturday.
Damsels In Distress Whit Stillman's first movie in 13 years is a satiric campus comedy starring indie queen Greta Gerwig and talented newcomer Analeigh Tipton. See interviews with both actresses, director Stillman and review.
Images Festival The 25th annual fest of experimental video and film wraps up this weekend. See related story.
As I Lay Dying Acclaimed company Theatre Smith-Gilmour continues exploring classic texts with this workshop production of Faulkner's masterful stream-of-consciousness novel about a poor Southern family taking its matriarch to be buried. At the Theatre Centre Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. See listing.
Mae Martin The terrific stand-up Martin is joined by Sabrina Jalees (on Saturday) and Georgea Brooks-Hancock (on Sunday) at the Flying Beaver Pubaret. See listing.
Mickey & Judy Michael Hughes delivers an encore fundraising performance of his terrific hit Fringe play about his obsession with Judy Garland before the show travels to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Saturday at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. See listing.
Yo La Tengo The indie rock icons play a unique show at the Toronto Underground Cinema Saturday night, where they'll be providing the live soundtrack to silent films. See listing.
Action Against the Budget Ninety labour and community groups host a We Are Ontario rally aimed at challenging the province's budget priorities. Families are suffering, the coalition says while the government protects corporate profits. Rally starts at Queen's Park and marches to the financial district, which is always a blast. 3 pm. Free. See listing.
Waterdocs Celebrate Earth Day at this Sierra Club Ontario-hosted screening of Kevin McMahon's Waterlife. The doc explores the assault on the Great Lakes by sewage, toxins and invasive species. McMahon will be present to explain the film and elaborate on the issues. Free. Beit Zatoun House. See listing.
Deanna Bowen Final day for The Paul Good Papers, part of Toronto artist Bowen's ongoing research-based project on historical links between racism and the civil rights movement in the U.S. and Canada, co-presented by the Images Festival. Bowen and actor Russell Bennett give a live performance of an interview by U.S. journalist Good with KKK Imperial Wizard Robert Shelton. At Gallery 44. See listing.
Rear-View Mirror Cultcom, the culture committee of the Greater Toronto Workers Assembly, presents this show (subtitled A Snapshot Of Toronto Activist Art 1976-96) of photos, documents and a slide presentation about cultural support for such events as the October 1976 general strike and the 1996 Days of Actions against the Mike Harris regime. One day only at Double Double Land. See listing.