As film processing becomes a thing of the past, the manufacturing plants and industrial darkrooms it once required have become inevitably obsolete. With a certain sense of irony, one photographer has travelled across the world to document these abandoned buildings. “Robert Burley: The Disappearance of Darkness” both commemorates a vanishing medium and celebrates a newer one. Check out the exhibit during the opening reception, or any time before April 13.
Glendon College presents the second stage production to come out of its newly formed drama club, Lionheart Productions Coeur de Lion. Written by Justin Ruttan, Dark Lady: The Musical is a fantastic romp through the life of a drag performer, set to the music of Cher. More than just a theatrical glitterbomb, the story sees the protagonist grapple with loss, love, and self-discovery.
Join Olivia Chow as she celebrates the release of her new book, My Journey. Hosted by Zaib Shaikh, the event features a live interview between Olivia and Sook-Yin Lee, along with performances by Shukri Dualeh and Jaydahmann.
Guess what? The word “fermenting” doesn’t always mean “wine.” Now that we’ve dashed those hopes, allow us to tell you about a cool event that aims to get you healthier (rather than hungover). Marni Wasserman’s Fermenting for Dummies workshop covers everything from how fermented foods affect your digestion to how you can incorporate these ingredients into your daily life. You’ll also get to sample some tasty snacks and purchase her book on the topic, if you’re so inclined.
In Tarragon Theatre’s current mainstage production, Flesh and Other Fragments of Love, there are both a marriage and a body on the rocks, and the prognosis isn’t good for either of them. While the human figure appears pale, cold, and lifeless, the marriage is slightly more alive, and the play chronicles its last dying breaths. Surprisingly, though, the young female cadaver is by far the more interesting of the two.
Want to hear the Beach Boys’ seminal album Pet Sounds like never before? Join Christine Bougie, Dafydd Hughes, Julia Hambleton, and Andrew Downing—a lounge group performing under the name This Is Awesome—as they perform the entire album front to back in their signature style.