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What to do in Toronto, Feb. 7 to 14: See Patti Smith's photos, listen to some romantic jazz and more

U.S. artist Patti Smith performs on stage at Burgtheater in Vienna May 30, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer (AUSTRIA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

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A Jazz Valentine: Jackie Richardson and Micah Barnes Feb. 14. Hugh's Room, 416-531-6604 or

Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats Feb. 14. Cherry Street Restaurant, 416-461-5111.

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Les Coquettes's Blush Feb. 14. Revival,

Heartbreak Karaoke Feb. 14. Jun Jun,

Hart House Orchestra: Violins And Valentine's Day Feb. 14. Free. Hart House Great Hall,

Vive L'amour Singers Feb. 14 (noon). Free. Four Seasons Centre,


Patti Smith: Camera Solo Feb. 9 to May 19. Art Gallery of Ontario, 416-979-6648 or

Look Again: Picasso and Man - The 1964 Exhibition To Feb. 17. Art Gallery of Ontario, 416-979-6648 or

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Zhang Yaxin: Model Opera To Feb. 23. Stephen Bulger Gallery, 416-504-0575 or

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show To March 3. Design Exchange, 416-363-6121 or

Luminescence: The Silver of Peru To March 9. University of Toronto Art Centre, 416-978-1838 or

Simple Present, Future Anterior To March 16. Susan Hobbs Gallery, 416-504-3699 or

Are You Alright? New Art From Britain To March 24. Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, 416-395-0067 or

Transformation by Fire To April 28. Gardiner Museum 416-586-8080 or

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Human Rights Human Wrongs To April 14. Ryerson Image Centre, 416-979-5164 or

Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture To May 5. Power Plant, 416-973-4949 or


Lady Gaga Feb. 8 and 9. Air Canada Centre, 1-855-985-5000 or

Paul Anka Feb. 9. Sony Centre, 1-855-872-7669 or

Canadian Opera Company: La clemenza di Tito To Feb. 22. Four Seasons Centre, 416-363-8231 or

Canadian Opera Company: Tristan und Isolde To Feb. 23. Four Seasons Centre, 416-363-8231 or

TSO: Beethoven Symphony No. 9. Feb. 13, 15 and 16. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4255 or

The Tragically Hip Feb. 14. Air Canada Centre, 1-855-985-5000 or


Ariane Moffatt Feb. 9. Rivoli, 416-596-1908 or

Yo La Tengo Feb. 9. Phoenix Concert Theatre, 1-855-985-5000 or

We Walk the Line (Johnny Cash tribute), Feb. 9. Gladstone,

Nancy Dutra Feb. 10. The Mascot, 416-533-2888 or

Chloe Charles Feb. 13. Revival, 416-535-7888 or

Mo Kenny Feb. 13. Rivoli, 416-596-1908 or

Rival Sons Feb. 15. Lee's Palace,


Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata To March 3. Factory Studio Theatre, 416-504-9971 or

A Woman of No Importance To Feb. 9. $20. Alumnae Theatre, 416-364-4170 or

The Amorous Adventures of Anatol To Feb. 10. Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, 416-531-1827 or

The Penelopiad To Feb. 10. Buddies in Bad Times, 416-975-8555 or

Cowboy Mouth To Feb. 14. Cameron House, or brownpapertickets.

Shakespeare's Nigga To Feb. 23. Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, 416-504-7529 or

Every Letter Counts To Feb. 24. Factory Theatre, 416-504-9971 or

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead To March 2. Young Centre, 416-866-8666 or

Clybourne Park Feb. 12 to March 3. Panasonic Theatre, 416-872-1212 or

The Wizard of Oz Ed Mirvish Theatre, 416-872-1212 or


Bharati: The Wonder That Is India Feb. 9 and 10. Sony Centre, 1-855-872-7669 or

Skin Tight Outta Sight Rebel Burlesque: Be Mein Valentine! Feb. 13 and 15. Gladstone Hotel,

From the House of Mirth Feb. 14 to 24. Citadel, 416-364-8011 or


ALTdot Comedy Lounge Feb. 11. Rivoli, 416-596-1908 or

Ah Hell…Let's Talk!: A Comedy Show in Support of Mental Health Issues Feb. 12. Rustic Owl Cafe, 416-466-9651.


Johannes Debus: Conducting the Music of Tristan und Isolde. Feb. 11. Arts and Letters Club, or 416-529-5883.

Storytelling: Tales Of... Feb. 11. Rustic Owl Cafe, 416-466-9651.

Adventures with Sherlock Holmes To March 10. Toronto Reference Library, 416-393-7131 or


Cinema Kabuki Feb. 9 to 10. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 416-599-8433 or

The White Haired Girl Feb. 9 (3 p.m.). Camera, 416-530-0011 or

It: Robert Bruce (Live Original Score) Feb. 10. Trinity-St. Paul's,

Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man Feb. 10 (noon). Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 416-637-3123 or

Searching For Sugarman Feb. 12. Fox Theatre, 416-691-7330 or


Lunarfest Feb. 8 to 10. Harbourfront Centre, 416-973-4000 or

Toronto Sportsmen's Show To Feb 10. Direct Energy Centre,

From Burgundy To Bordeaux: The Wines Of France Feb. 13. Bata Shoe Museum, 416-979-7799 or

Winterfolk Feb. 14 to 17. Delta Chelsea Hotel, 416-595-1975 or

Wavelength Music Festival Feb. 14 to 17. Various venues,

Canadian International Autoshow Feb. 15 to 24. Metro Toronto Convention Centre,


Model Railroad Show Feb. 9 and 10, 16 and 17. 171 East Liberty St.,

Harlem Globetrotters Feb. 9 and 10. Rogers Centre, 1-855-985-5000 or

Monkey Bunch Feb. 10, 17, 18 and 24. Drake Hotel,

The Power of Harriet T To Feb. 22. Young People's Theatre, 416-862-2222 or

Freckleface Strawberry To Feb. 24 (Sundays) Lower Ossington Theatre, 416-915-6747.

StinkyKids: The Musical To April 27 (Saturdays). Lower Ossington Theatre, 416-915-6747 or

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