2014 Harold Awards

  • Cadillac Lounge (1296 Queen St West)
  • 7 p.m.

An annual celebration of Toronto’s independent theatre scene, The Harold Awards have for the last 19 years seen each year’s previous “Haroldees” name their successors, in a daisy chain of winners from each “house” that stretches back to the original 1995 winners. Over the years, the awards have evolved somewhat, and now include citations for emerging artists and partial funding by local theatre companies, but the spirit of the awards, named after a particularly passionate theatregoer (and heckler), remains playfully tongue-in-cheek. A ticket to the event includes a buffet—doors open at 7 p.m., and the ceremony will get underway at 7:30 p.m.

Details: 2014 Harold Awards

The Spoke: In the Name of the Father

Evany Rosen spins some storytelling magic at The Spoke this month.

Evany Rosen spins some storytelling magic at The Spoke this month.

  • Double Double Land (209 Augusta Avenue)
  • 8 p.m.

Storytelling series The Spoke has a special edition planned for Father’s Day, at a special venue (Double Double Land, just up the street from its usual haunt, Videofag). Storytellers lined up for “In the Name of the Father” include actor and filmmaker Aaron Poole, comedian Evany Rosen, and cast members from Outside the March’s sold-out show, Vitals.

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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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