Punk vs. Rap Photography Exhibit

The Clash. Photo by Sheila Rock, courtesy of Analogue Gallery.

The Clash. Photo by Sheila Rock, courtesy of Analogue Gallery.

  • Analogue Gallery (673 Queen Street West)
  • 6 p.m.

Disco and classic rock aren’t the only types of music to come out of the 1970s. The Punk vs. Rap Photography Exhibit showcases the most iconic performers and performances of that decade. Come dance to tunes by the featured artists while checking out the artistry of photographers Allan Tannenbaum, Sheila Rock, Jess Baumung, Lex Van Rossen, and many more. Please RSVP to celia@analoguegallery.com to gain admission.

Details: Punk vs. Rap Photography Exhibit

Action on Climate Change

  • Metro Hall (55 John Street)
  • 7 p.m.

It’s common to feel as if your voice isn’t being heard by your government, but that could change! Learn about proportional representation at the Action on Climate Change town hall meeting. A panel made up of Bruce Hyer, deputy leader of the Green Party of Canada; former British Columbia environment minister Joyce Murray; and journalist Linda McQuaig will discuss climate change and how we can get our government to make changes. A question-and-answer period will follow the presentation.

Details: Action on Climate Change

The Sound of Music Is Still Pretty Sweet

Photo by Seanna Kennedy.

Photo by Seanna Kennedy.

  • The Randolph Theatre (736 Bathurst St.)
  • 7:30 p.m.

You’re likely well acquainted with the quote about not being able to please everyone all the time. It rings particularly true when it comes to the staging of well-known and loved plays. Re-inventions are almost always disappointments, which means the only real option is to present the piece exactly as it always has been… but somehow make it better (or at least just as good as the original). It’s a tricky situation—and exactly what The Lower Ossington Theatre is up against with its production of The Sound of Music.

Details: The Sound of Music Is Still Pretty Sweet

SheDot Festival

  • Comedy Bar (945 Bloor Street West)
  • 9:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10 p.m.

If you’ve been looking to add more funny females to your life, your cup will overflow for three straight days thanks to the SheDot Festival. As you might guess, every performer identifies as a woman, and uses that perspective in their comedy. There will be everything from sketches to storytelling, stand-up to improv, with each of the 12 showcases dedicated to a certain theme—like sassy, LBT, and mom.

Details: SheDot Festival

Ongoing…

A Journey Into the Forbidden City

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  • Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queens Park)
  • All day
Details: A Journey Into the Forbidden City