Silent Partners: Aboriginal Storytelling

  • The Conservation Council of Ontario (Suite 129, 215 Spadina Avenue)
  • 6 p.m.

You’ll be sure to leave with a new appreciation for nature after an evening of aboriginal storytelling led by Maya-Waasige (Elder John Keeshig) focusing on our relationship to “G’gashinan” (Our Mother Earth). The evening is sponsored by the Conservation Council of Ontario, and snacks and refreshments will be available.

Details: Silent Partners: Aboriginal Storytelling

The Thing About Objects

Photo by Kerry Manders.

Photo by Kerry Manders.

  • High Park Curling & Tennis Club (100 Indian Road)
  • 7 p.m.

Do you still hang onto a treasured toy? Are you particularly attached to your tattered sofa? Do you frequent flea markets to add to your troll collection? If so, free, interdisciplinary art event The Thing About Objects might be for you. Through poetry, performance, visual art, and more, the artists will explore our relationship to objects. Feel free to bring that Donatello Ninja Turtle action figure.

Details: The Thing About Objects

Beatrice Rana

  • Walter Hall (80 Queens Park)
  • 7:30 p.m.

Italian Beatrice Rana has taken the world of classical music by storm, winning a silver medal in the renowned Cliburn competition. At 20 years old, she’s been heralded as “one to watch,” and now you have a chance to do just that. You can see her at Walter Hall, where she’ll be performing pieces by Bach, Chopin, and Prokofiev as part of the Toronto Summer Music Festival.

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A Journey Into the Forbidden City

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