Toronto Tipsheet: Marienbad, Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, Moby and more
DVSN The recently unmasked Toronto R&B duo add a second show by popular demand. Mod Club. Doors 8 pm. June.
DVSN The recently unmasked Toronto R&B duo add a second show by popular demand. Mod Club. Doors 8 pm. June 30 and July 1. See listing.
Drake The SixGods also had to add more T.O. dates after his first two sold out in a flash. Air Canada Centre. 7 pm, all ages. On sale Thursday (May 26). ticketmaster.ca. October 8 and 9 (plus July 31 and August 1). See listing.
Marienbad Toronto Dance Theatre’s Christopher House has always been open to collaborating with artists not normally associated with dance. Now he and acclaimed playwright/director Jordan Tannahill team up, literally, in Marienbad, a duet in which two queer men of different generations negotiate an ever-shifting landscape. Don’t expect the same-old. Even the performance space is upended – the audience will be on what’s normally the stage, while Tannahill and House will be in the raked seating area. Winchester Street Theatre. To June 4. Wednesday to Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 2 pm. Pwyc-$26. See listing.
Inside Out LGBT Film Festival The countrys biggest queer film fest kicks off with a screening of Chris Kellys Other People, starring Jesse Plemons and Molly Shannon. 8 pm at TIFF Bell Lightbox. See listing. See our preview here.
Moby The musician and visual artist discusses his memoir, Porcelain, at Harbourfronts Lakeside Terrace. 7:30 pm. See listing. See our preview here.
What next for the left? A post-NDP leadership race public forum with Guy Fogel, Crystal Sinclair and others. FREE. 7 pm. U of T Faculty of Social Work, room 548. See listing.
PUP The Toronto punk band perform at at the Phoenix Concert Theatre with Jeff Rosenstock. See our new feature with the band here.
Chloe Charles The Canadian singer/songwriter brings her self-produced, soul-baring record With Blindfolds On to the Burdock. and Friday (May 26, 9 pm, and May 27, 10 pm). we chatted with her ahead of her show, see our interview here. See listings.
Jeff Healey celebration Friends mark what would have been the guitarists 50th birthday with a benefit concert at Massey Hall for World Eye Cancer Hope. 8 pm. $29.50-$99.50. See listing.
Grassy Narrows meets Minamata Screening of Deadly Water: Minamata followed by a discussion on the plight of two fishing communities affected by mercury poisoning. 7 pm. Friends House. See listing.
Evergreen celebrates 25 First Nations drumming, farmers market, art exhibits and kids activities and more mark Evergreens anniversary. FREE, some paid activities. 8 am-1 pm. Evergreen Brick Works. See listing.
Alison Hinds The soca legend lands in Toronto for Barbados On The Water, a celebration of the island nations 50 years of independence. We interviewed her ahead of the show here. See listing.
Outsiders (NNNN) Last chance to see the AGOs exhibit of American photography and experimental film from the 1950s to the 80s. See listing. Check out what we loved at the must-see show here.
Bike to work pancake breakfast Mass commute on two wheels from points around the city meets at Yonge and Charles for ride to pancakes at Nathan Phillips Square. 7-9 am. FREE. See listing.
The Art of #BLMTOBLACKCITY Last chance to see activist works inspired by the Black Lives Matter camp at police headquarters, at Harlem Underground. FREE. See listing. Check out our coverage of the exhibit’s opening night here.
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. More info.
Lawren Harris’s Idea Of North AGO curator Andrew Hunter discusses the Group of Seven painter’s upcoming exhibit. 1 pm. FREE. Reference Library. June 2. See listing.
Bryson Tiller Echo Beach hosts the buzzy trapsoul musician and opener Anderson.Paak. Doors 5 pm, all ages. June 3. See listing.
Welcome To Hamilton The National, Hayden, Terra Lightfoot and others play a funder for Syrian newcomer youth. New Vision United Church (Hamilton). 6 pm. June 3. See listing.
Le Petit Prince National Ballet of Canada dancer/choreographer Guillaume Cote’s new ballet based on the popular children’s book debuts at the Four Seasons Centre. From June 4. See listing.
The Bathhouse Raids Remembered NOW’s Susan G. Cole, Margaret Atwood, Gary Kinsman and others recall the 1981 police raids that outraged the queer community. FREE. 7 pm. 519 Church Community Centre. June 7. See listing.
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