Events

Friday, September 22

1837: The Farmers’ Revolt - Shaw Festival

A modern Canadian classic about the uprising that paved the way for nationhood.

A Joyous Welcome

Fanfares herald the new season and Tafelmusik’s new Music Director, Elisa Citterio! A late summer breeze blows into this gala opening concert with a...

Androcles and the Lion - Shaw Festival

In ancient Rome, a group of early Christians wait to be thrown to the lions in the Colosseum. Some are more eager to be martyrs than others; the Romans just...

Anishinaabeg: Art & Power

Explore the life, traditions, and sacred stories of the Anishinaabeg as told through their powerful art over the last two centuries. Anishinaabeg: Art &...

Cultural Hotspot

From May through October 2017, the Cultural Hotspot initiative will shine a spotlight on arts, culture and community in East York; inspiring new ideas about...

DRACULA - Shaw Festival

What if your darkest fear was your deepest desire? Sexy, funny and scary, Bram Stoker’s Gothic classic will leave your senses on fire. Tighten your corsets …

Dali Exhibition

Yorkville Village,, is proud to announce a world-class art and fashion exhibition curated around surrealist master Salvador Dalí’s transcendent influence on...

Detective escape game at the historic George Brown House!

The Secret of Station House No. 4 is a theatrical escape game set inside the historic George Brown House. Detective Murdoch is missing and as Toronto’s...

Diligence and Elegance: The Nature Of Japanese Textiles

Diligence and Elegance: The Nature of Japanese Textiles presents over 50 textiles and garments from the Textile Museum of Canada’s collection of 19th and...

Every. Now. Then:  Reframing Nationhood

This summer the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) marks Canada’s 150th birthday with an ambitious contemporary exhibition that critically explores three urgent...

Ghosts and Spirits of the Distillery

With tales of gruesome accidents, the perilous world of whiskey-making and the explosive War of 1812, you'll quickly see why this is area is known as one of...

Ghosts and Spirits of the Distillery

With tales of gruesome accidents, the perilous world of whiskey-making and the explosive War of 1812, you'll quickly see why this is area is known as one of...

HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists

In celebration of Canada’s 150 years as a nation, encounter Museum-wide installations of video, textiles, painting and sculpture that convey the diverse...

Handel Water Music

Last performed as part of Tafelmusik’s debut at Carnegie Hall in 2009, we kick off our season with perennial favourite, Handel’s Water Music. Composed in...

Inventorium

Where can you make a circuit, create a critter and spin a giant climbable web? The Ontario Science Centre of course! There are few things more powerful than...

JFL42 at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

JFL42, Toronto’s Comedy Festival, features the most hilarious, riveting and relevant comedy acts we could find over a 10-day period in Toronto. Thu Sep 21 –...

Lela & Co

Discord and Din Theatre in association with Seventh Stage Productions is producing the Canadian premiere of Cordelia Lynn’s searing feminist play Lela & Co.,...

Me and My Girl - Shaw Festival

Book and Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber Book revised by Stephen Fry, with contributions by Mike Ockrent Music by Noel Gay Directed by Ashlie...

North By Northwest

Roger O. Thornhill is a suave and successful advertising executive, abducted by thugs who insist he is a man called George Kaplan. There's obviously been a...

Oakville Farmers' Market

"George Street is closed to traffic to provide a true market experience,” says Blyleven. “"The inventory is always changing at the Oakville Farmers’ Market...

Ontario Science Centre presents Canada 150: Discovery Way

Canada 150: Discovery Way, the Ontario Science Centre’s year-long installation about the stories behind transformational Canadian inventions and innovations,...

Operettts

Eccentric, madcap and full of zany “tenor" antics, Operettts is a hilarious, self-mocking look and listen into the world of operetta. A story of three tenors...

Parviz Tanavoli

Experience the work of Parviz Tanavoli, acclaimed Iranian-Canadian artist, at the Aga Khan Museum! Three of Tanavoli’s sculptures — Poet in Love, 2009; Big...

Passion Over Reason: Tom Thomson & Joyce Wieland

Passion Over Reason: Tom Thomson & Joyce Wieland pays tribute to two groundbreaking Ontario-born artists. The title of the exhibition is a deliberate...

Picture This

For a group of struggling artists, a visiting Hollywood producer could be the key to a glamorous career in show business. Their dreams all hinge on filming a...

Saint Joan - Shaw Festival

Who was Joan of Arc? The saviour of France … or a deluded country girl? Bernard Shaw’s greatest play about the most remarkable teenage girl in history.

Scorpians

Scorpions continue to celebrate 50+ years of rock with the return to North America for the Crazy World tour. Since performing a handful of festivals and...

Sherway Farmers’ Market

“For over 20 years, Etobicoke residents have been coming to the Sherway Farmers’ Market,” adds Blyleven. “We will continue our tradition of providing the...

Skate Girls of Kabul at the Aga Khan Park

Exhibited for the first time in North America, this free outdoor photography installation features portraits of the fierce and feisty young girls who are...

Snapshots Through Time & Maple Leaf Forever

The Market Gallery in St. Lawrence Market presents Becoming Canadian In Toronto: Snapshots Through Time and Maple Leaf Forever: Toronto’s Take on a National...

Spirit of Canada: Art Exhibition

This Artists’ Network acknowledges Canada’s 150th year with members in a soul searching reflection upon the past, present and future of Canada as it heads...

The 10th Toronto Palestine Film Festival

Join us for the 10th The Toronto Palestine Film Festival happening Sept 21 -24 2017 at TIFF Bell Lightbox and pre-fest artist talk with world-renowned...

The Family Camera

The Family Camera invites you to see family photographs differently. Tucked away in a box, framed on the wall, or saved to the cloud, personal photos are all...

The Group of Seven Guitar Project

The Group of Seven Guitar Project will take over the length of one of McMichael’s most honourable spaces. Eight masterwork guitars, commissioned from seven...

The Original Haunted Walk of Toronto

Ghosts, graveyards, hangings and haunts. Hear some of the most spine-tingling ghost stories from the earliest days of the city, including haunted theatres,...

Toronto Beer Week

Celebrate Toronto's thriving craft beer scene during the 8th annual Toronto Beer Week. Featuring over 70 bars/restaurants, 35 breweries and 150+ events. ...

Toronto Guided Nature Walking Tour

Urban hike to the Evergreen Brickworks through wooded trails runs every weekday morning Monday to Friday from Davisville Subway Station at 10am starting...

Toronto Symphony Orchestra - A Tribute to Glenn Gould

Genius. Innovator. International superstar. The TSO pays tribute to the life and legacy of legendary pianist Glenn Gould in a must-see concert, hosted by...

Toronto's Just for Laughs Festival

JFL42 features the most hilarious, riveting and cool comedy-related things we could find over a 10-day period in Toronto. Including amazing headliners and...

VOLTA - Cirque du Soleil

VOLTA tells a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels...

Waiting For Godot

On a bare road in the middle of nowhere, two world-weary friends wait. While anticipating, they speculate, quarrel, joke and ponder life’s greater questions....

Wilde Tales - Shaw Festival

Magical. Touching. Wildly imaginative. Four Oscar Wilde tales to delight your inner child.

Friday, September 22