Toronto Tipsheet: Electric Island, Victoria Day at Fort York, Beyonce and more

DVSN Mysterious R&B duos big local reveal happens June 30 at the Mod Club. Doors 8 pm. More info. Barbra.


DVSN Mysterious R&B duos big local reveal happens June 30 at the Mod Club. Doors 8 pm. More info.

Barbra Streisand The icon, who sings Broadway classics with other superstars on new album Encore, hits the ACC on August 23. 8 pm. On sale May 25. More info.

Kaytranada The Montreal rapper’s newest, 99.9%, was our recent album of the week. Hear it live at the Danforth Music Hall. 7 pm. More info.

Sanctuary Techno revelry courtesy of Paula Temple and others takes place in the 5,000-square-foot Sts Cyril and Methody Orthodox Church. Doors 10 pm. More info.

The Nice Guys (NNNN) In this hilarious buddy flick, Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling star as a pair of low-level Los Angeles investigators who find themselves snarled up in a missing-person case. See listing. More info.

Briefcasefest The underground metal festival kicked off Thursday night at Coalition with Mitochondrion, Phobocosm, Auroch and more. To Saturday (May 21). Don’t miss our preview here. More info.

Public Exposures A retrospective of activist art by Karl Beveridge and Carole Conde is on view at 401 Richmond, to June 25. Free. More info.

Four Tet CODA hosts the popular electronic musician’s show in support of eighth album Morning/Evening. 10 pm. More info.

Really Really Free Market Moneyless exchange rolls into Driftwood Community Centre. (No furniture or large items.) FREE. 10 am-3 pm. More info.

The Inventor Of All Things Fringe fave Jem Rolls’s show about scientist and hero Leo Szilard closes today at the Red Sandcastle. 2:30 pm. More info.

Victoria Day at Fort York Demos, dancing and Georgian-era cooking mark Victoria Day celebrations. 10 am-5 pm. More info.

Chris Isaak Swoon and croon at Massey Hall with the popular singer/actor. 8 pm. More info.

Beyonce Queen Bey’s Formation spectacle could be the event of the year. Rogers Centre. 7 pm. More info.

Fort McMurray animal rescue Benefit concert for the Edmonton Humane Society with music by Simple Damned Device and more. Silver Dollar. 8 pm. More info.

Moby The musician and visual artist discusses his memoir, Porcelain, at Harbourfront’s Lakeside Terrace. 7:30 pm. May 26. More info.

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival The country’s biggest queer film fest kicks off with a screening of Chris Kelly’s Other People, starring Jesse Plemons and Molly Shannon. 8 pm at TIFF Bell Lightbox. May 26. Don’t miss our preview here. More info.

21C Music Festival The new music festival has Continuum Contemporary Music’s Japan: NEXT presentation at Mazzoleni Hall on May 26 and Dawn of Midi at Koerner Hall on May 28, plus much more. 21C runs till May 29. More info.

Outsiders (NNNN) The AGO’s exhibit of American photography and experimental film from the 1950s to the 80s closes. May 29. More info.

Melissa Levin tribute Inside Out honours the late artist, filmmaker and original facilitator of the Queer Youth Digital Video Project with screenings at Jackman Hall. FREE. June 1. More info.

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