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What to do in Toronto, March 30 to April 5

Stuart Hughes and Mike Ross in True West at Soulpepper Theatre Company.

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

Revealing the Early Renaissance: Stories and Secrets in Florentine Art To June 16. Art Gallery of Ontario, 416-979-6648 or

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Afterimage: Tod Ainslie's Vision of the War of 1812 To April 28. Royal Ontario Museum, 416-586-8000 or

Queen West Walking Art Tour Saturdays, noon. Gladstone Hotel,

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

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


Alicia Keys April 2. Air Canada Centre, 1-855-985-5000 or

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TSO: James Bond – The Music April 2 and 3. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4244 or

The Tenors April 4 and 5. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4255 or

Tokyo Quartet April 4. Jane Mallett Theatre, 416-366-7723 or

Tokyo Quartet April 5. Church of the Holy Trinity 416-366-7723 or

Esperenza Spalding April 5. Massey Hall, 416-872-4255 or

David Bromberg and Allen Toussaint April 5. Koerner Hall, 416-408-0208 or

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Art of Time Ensemble: Schubert – Source & Inspiration April 5 and 6. Enwave Theatre, 416-973-4000 or


Enter the Haggis March 29 and 30. Hugh's Room, 416-531-6604 or

Terri Clark March 30. Sound Academy, 1-855-985-5000 or

Lianne Le Havas April 4. Opera House, 1-855-985-5000 or

Ducktails April 3. The Garrison,

New Country Rehab April 4. Horseshoe,

Caitlin Rose April 5. The Garrison,

Jesse Winchester April 5 and 7. Hugh's Room, 416-531-6604 or


The Buddy Holly Story To April 21. Randolph Theatre,

Rent To May 5. Lower Ossington Theatre, 416-915-6747 or

As I Lay Dying To March 31. Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, 416-504-7529 or

Legoland April 2 to 13. Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, 416-504-7529 or

Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody April 5 to 7. Panasonic Theatre, 416-872-1212 or

This To April 13. Berkeley Street Theare, 416-368-3110 or

Arigato, Tokyo To April 14. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 416-975-8555 or

True West To May 4. Young Centre, 416-866-8666 or

La Ronde To May 4. Young Centre, 416-866-8666 or

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


Ballet Jorgen March 30. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 416-978-8849 or

Ballet Creole's River April 4 to 6. Fleck Dance Theatre, 416-973-4000 or


The Meme-ing of Life Indefinite run. Second City, 416-343-0011 or

Throne of Games April 3. Comedy Bar, 416-551-6540 or

Hold Mommy's Cigarette April 4 to 7. Alumnae Theatre, 416-821-1754.


The Dude's Passover: The Big Lebowski March 30. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 416-637-3123 or

The Ressurection of Tony Gitone To April 4. Royal Cinema, 416-466-4400 or

Doc Soup: Life According to Sam April 3 and 4. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 416-637-3123 or

Toronto Silent Film Festival April 4 to 9. Various venues,

Cinefranco April 5 to 15. Royal Cinema, 416-466-4400 or

The Catch: Japanese Cinema of the Eighties To April 6. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 416-899-8433 or


Regency Fashion 101 March 30. St. Barnabas Anglican Church Hall,

Battle Of The Bards April 3. Harbourfront Centre, 416-973-4000,


Bowmanville Antiques & Folk Art Show March 29 and 30. G.B. Rickard Recreation Complex,

One of a Kind Show To March 31. Direct Energy Centre,

Spring Cottage Life Show April 5 to 7. Interational Centre.


Toronto Beaches Lions Easter Parade Floats March 31.

Game On 2.0: An Exhibition To Sept. 2. Ontario Science Centre, 416-696-1000 or


Fleetwood Mix (Fleetwood Mac cover band) March 30. Gladstone Melody Bar,

40 Years Of Metro Morning April 3 CBC Broadcasting Centre,

Opera Connect April 4.First Canadian Place,

Suzie Vinnick April 4. Gladstone Melody Bar,


Blue Planet April 8 to May 2. Young People's Theatre, 416-862-2222 or

Leonard Cohen April 9. Copps Coliseum, 1-855-985-5000 or

David Sedaris April 12. Sony Centre, 1-855-985-5000 or

Toronto Roller Derby League April 13. The Bunker,

Flying Lotus May 15. Sound Academy,

Vampire Weekend May 16. Sony Centre, 1-855-985-5000 or

CBCMUSIC.CA Festival May 25. Echo Beach, or

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