Shakespeare Lecture: Antony and Cleopatra

  • Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge Street)
  • 7 p.m.

Need your Shakespeare fix, but can’t make it out to the theatre? The Toronto Public Library has your back, with a special lecture on Antony and Cleopatra. Get acquainted with two of the most notorious characters in history and literature with Bard expert Dr. Alexander Leggatt. A very qualified guest speaker, he is a professor, author of 12 books on Shakespeare, and editor of The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Comedy, among other things.

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Dairy-Free Desserts Taster

Learn to make tasty treats that won't upset the tummy. Image courtesy of Marni Wasserman.

Learn to make tasty treats that won't upset the tummy. Image courtesy of Marni Wasserman.

  • Marni's Food Studio & Lifestyle Shop (510 Eglinton Avenue West)
  • 7 p.m.

Nutritionist and health strategist Marni Wasserman knows just how to make both your tongue and tummy happy, and she’ll be sharing this wisdom during her Dairy-Free Desserts Taster. Watch a demonstration of one recipe before trying your hand at another (with guidance, of course). Not only will you get to taste the creations, but you’ll learn about the benefits of plant-based foods and have something cool to bring to your next potluck.

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Lord of the Flies

  • Annex Theatre (730 Bathurst Street)
  • 8 p.m.

Before Lost took over our lives, William Golding’s Lord of the Flies exposed the ugly side of human nature by marooning children on a deserted island, following a plane crash. The Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts brings the Nigel Williams adaptation of this classic novel to the Toronto stage for just five nights—get tickets while you can!

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Ongoing…

A Journey Into the Forbidden City

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  • Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queens Park)
  • All day
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