Arkemy

Gadfly combines classical movement with street dance. Photo courtesy of Gadfly Street Dance Company.

Gadfly combines classical movement with street dance. Photo courtesy of Gadfly Street Dance Company.

  • Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts (145 Queen Street West)
  • 12 p.m.

Choreographers Ofilio Portillo and Apolonia Velasquez share a sneak peek of their newest work Arkemy, with a special lunch-time showcase. Creators of the Gadfly Street Dance Company, they create pieces that are an exhilarating combination of hip hop, jazz, classical, and contemporary movement.

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As You Like It

  • The Storefront Theatre (955 Bloor Street West)
  • 8 p.m.

Rarely Pure Theatre brings Shakespeare’s As You Like It to the Storefront Theatre, one of the city’s new alternative presentation spaces. The company gives the story, which sees love and friendship complicated by sexual tension and gender confusion, a distinctly Canadian twist by moving the action to a wintery wonderland.

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The Keith Richards One Woman Show

Deanna Jones stars in The Keith Richards One Woman Show. Photo by Lauren Garbutt Photography.

Deanna Jones stars in The Keith Richards One Woman Show. Photo by Lauren Garbutt Photography.

  • Fixt Point Studio (1550 Queen Street West)
  • 8 p.m.

With a minimalistic set, some vintage guitars, and a rock n’ roll soundtrack, Deanna Jones takes on the persona of one of music’s most notorious figures. Humourous and introspective, The Keith Richards One Woman Show leads audiences through the highs and lows of the Rolling Stones guitarist’s often ridiculous life.

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Fast Food Follies

  • Unit 102 Theatre (376 Dufferin Street)
  • 9 p.m.

What do you do when your fast food chain loses popularity amongst the 30-year-old crowd? This is the dilemma Funny Burger faces in Fast Food Follies. Its solution: hire a Parkdale hipster and a fancy “sandwich artist” to revamp the restaurant’s image. Loaded guns, cyborg lawyers, explosive diarrhea, and general madness ensue in this long-form sketch comedy serial.

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Ongoing…

TIFF’s First Major Original Exhibition Traces David Cronenberg’s Evolution

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  • TIFF Bell Lightbox (350 King Street West)
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