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Saturday, October 26

 A Little Shop of Horrors

IT’S FUNNY HOW LOVE CAN GROW Skid Row florist’s clerk Seymour Krelborn is too shy to declare his love for his co-worker Audrey – until a mysterious exotic...

9 & 99: The Howe - Gretzky Exhibition

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest...

AFTER SCHOOL OPERA PROGRAM

The COC’s After School Opera Program is a community arts program for children between the ages of 7 and 12 involving the creation and presentation of an...

ALMIGHTY VOICE AND HIS WIFE

Romeo and Juliet. Orpheus and Eurydice. Almighty Voice and His Wife. This powerful true story is shaken up and reimagined into an eloquent tale of tragic...

Art Toronto

Founded in 2000, Art Toronto is Canada’s international contemporary and modern art fair, located at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in the city’s...

Authors on Tour at Union Station – Day 1

The Toronto International Festival of Authors has partnered with Toronto’s Union Station once again to bring spirited author readings to Toronto’s busiest...

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL

A SHOW TO MAKE YOUR SPIRIT SHINE Dreams don’t come easy in the hardscrabble mining town, riven by a bitter national strike, where eleven-year-old Billy...

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL- ALEGRÍA, IN A NEW LIGHT

In a New Light Beloved by fans around the world, iconic Alegría is reinterpreted in a renewed version to share its timeless story once more. The classic...

Cannupa Hanska Luger: Every One & Kali Spitzer: Sister

The crisis surrounding murdered and missing Indigenous women, girls, trans, and queer community members continues, with thousands of documented cases in both...

Dastaan: Partition and Displacement

Journey to the vast region of South Asia, through the words and wisdom of its leading contemporary authors. This two-part presentation explores the themes of...

Double Interview: Linwood Barclay and Torkil Damhaug

Two psychological thriller writers come together to discuss their latest blockbuster books. Linwood Barclay’s novels have been translated to more than two...

Early Rubens

Discover the larger-than-life drama of Early Rubens this fall at the AGO A master storyteller whose larger-than-life paintings illustrate scenes from...

Fall Cottage Life Show

Whether you’re looking to warm up your cottage with fall décor and tasty recipes, or get a head start on planning big or small renovations for the next...

Festival Tribute to Wayson Choy

Join us with friends and colleagues of the late Wayson Choy, one of the foremost pioneers of Canadian literature and author of The Jade Peony and All That...

Frido Mann in Conversation

Settle in for this unique and rare interview with the prolific German author Frido Mann about life, literature and the legacy of his grandfather, Nobel...

Harlequin at 70: Featuring Maggie K. Black, Molly Fader and Stefanie London

Harlequin Books is 70 and fabulous! The popular publisher has become a global leader in series romance and one of the world’s leading publishers of books for...

Hope Matters with Lee Maracle, Columpa Bobb and Tania Carter

Throughout their youth, Columpa Bobb and Tania Carter wrote poetry with their mother, 2018 Harbourfront Festival Prize winner, Lee Maracle. The three always...

Into the Light: Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald

A comprehensive examination of the accomplishments and legacy of the Winnipeg artist Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald (1890–1956), the last member to join the Group...

It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection

Famous guitarist Kirk Hammett, of the heavy metal band Metallica, has created one of the world’s most extraordinary collections of classic horror and sci-fi...

Janet Nungnik: Revelations

This exhibition of new textile works by Baker Lake artist Janet Nungnik (b.1954) was produced over a period of more than 15 years. Nungnik’s embroidered and...

Maud Lewis

One of Canada’s most beloved folk artists, Maud Lewis (1903–1970) is known for her brightly-coloured paintings of rural Nova Scotia. Working from her cabin...

Othello

WHEN PASSION MEETS POISON Undeterred by the differences in their backgrounds and life experiences, Othello and Desdemona defy prejudice to be united in...

PRIVATE LIVES

YOU CAN’T FIGHT LOVE – BUT IT’S FUN TO TRY Divorced for five years, Elyot and Amanda are reunited by chance – while honeymooning with their new spouses....

Reading & Conversation: Karen McBride, Teodor Reljić and Drew Hayden Taylor

These three authors examine the hidden secrets with which we live, in family life and in our hometowns. Karen McBride presents her first novel, Crow Winter....

Reading & Conversation: Kelly Robson and Robert J. Sawyer

Set forth into the near future, with two award-winning masters of science fiction. Recent Hugo Award finalist Kelly Robson will present Gods, Monsters and...

Reading & Conversation: Mona Awad, Rein Raud and Benedek Totth

Desire and violence intersect for youth in turmoil, in the latest novels by these three hard-hitting authors. Canadian Mona Awad’s Bunny, accounts the...

Robert Houle: Histories

This exhibition presents a selection of works by the leading Saulteaux artist Robert Houle who grew up in Sandy Bay First Nation on the western shore of Lake...

Samra Zafar in Conversation

Join us in intimate conversation with Samra Zafar, award-winning international speaker, author, scholar, social entrepreneur and author of A Good Wife:...

Screemers

SCREEMERS IS BACK AT THE BETTER DEAD CENTRE! Tickets are on sale now with dates starting October 11 - November 2nd. Toronto’s original and best haunted...

Small Press Market

Join us for an afternoon in celebration of the small press and its roots as a driver for creative exchange! As part of the 40th anniversary edition of the...

Small Press, Big Ideas: A Roundtable

Join us for a special presentation in celebration of the small press. We’ll learn about the strengths and challenges of the small press by hearing from some...

SpookFest Toronto

SpookFest Toronto brings you a weekend filled with frightfully fun activities the whole family can enjoy. Guaranteed to be a spooktacular weekend filled with...

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

MISTRESSES OF MISCHIEF Pursuing two respectably married women at the same time, a would-be seducer fails to anticipate that his targets will, quite...

THE NEVERENDING STORY

FIND YOURSELF IN A WORLD OF FANTASY Hiding in a closet to avoid school bullies, ten-year-old Bastian becomes immersed in a strangely compelling book: the...

The Way She Looks: A History of Female Gazes in African Portraiture

Photographs from The Walther Collection Drawn from the extraordinary holdings of The Walther Collection, The Way She Looks revisits the history of African...

Toronto Biennial of Art

Launching September 21, 2019, the 75-day Toronto Biennial of Art presents local, national, and international contemporary art in a citywide event as...

Toronto Chocolate Festival

Toronto becomes a chocolate-coated metropolis as events, including The Chocolate Ball; Cocouture celebrate everything chocolate. Visit their website for...

Toronto International Festival of Authors

Welcome to Canada’s oldest and largest festival of words and ideas! The Toronto International Festival of Authors is a charitable, cultural organization...

imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival

Come celebrate their 20th anniversary with the imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival. This international festival celebrates the latest works by...

Camp Spooky

Canada’s Wonderland has family-friendly Halloween fun at Camp Spooky with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts Gang! Kids can enjoy scare-free attractions,...

Halloween Haunt

Halloween Haunt at Canada’s Wonderland is the largest Halloween event in the Greater Toronto Area, transforming the theme park into a scream park with...

Saturday, October 26