March 15-20
WriteNOW! Festival of New Works @ Bread & Circus Theatre, 299 Augusta Ave. Presented by pivotal(arts) company, six nights of curated one-act playwright’s work. $15, or $25 for a festival pass.

6:30 pm ARTSMASH! @ 52 McCaul Gallery. There will be a short networking session, Rachel Ellison’s interactive art intervention ‘We Paint,’ speakers from Soundstreams Canada and CANFAR, as well as artist Camille Turner. $10 at the door.

11 am Spearmint Pelican Spring Sample Sale @ 58b Fraser Ave. Running until 7 pm Friday, brands like Obey, WESC, PF Flyers, and more. Cash pleeease.

6:30 pm Spring Fling with a Twist @ The Harlem Underground, 745 Queen St. W. Come out for 3 minute dates with culturally diverse arts organizations like Tribal Crackling Wind, Reel Asian Film Festival, Ballet Creole, and more. RSVP for guest list.

8 pm STAND Canada Candlelight Vigil for Darfur @ Hart House Circle, University of Toronto. Inspirational speakers from the Darfuri community will speak, as well as representatives from STAND, and humanitarian organizations. There will be acoustic performances from Erik Alcock and Craig Stickland of We Are The Take.

8 pm The City @ The Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs. Desperate characters populate this darkly comic mystery, running until April 3rd.

10 am Ga Ga Ga @ The Make Den, 1207 Bloor St. W. Two day design and sewing workshop-learn to play with shape, line and volume. March 20th and 21st, 10am-6pm, $150. Email to apply.

12 pm [FAT] Model Casting Call @ Method Lab, 148 Augusta Ave. Strut your stuff in heels for Alternative Fashion Week’s model casting call. Bring 2 recent photos. Until 6 pm.

3 pm Aradia Fitness Open House @ Aradia Fitness Downtown Toronto, 721 Queen St. W. Suite 202. Try out pole dancing, hula hooping, sensual floor work, and more. Plus healthy snacks and beverages. RSVP

7 pm 7th Annual Toronto Timeraiser @ The Fermenting Cellar, Distillery District, 55 Mill St. Part volunteer fair, part silent art auction, part party. Help them reach their goal of 10,000 pledged volunteer hours, and find out how to get involved in your community.

3 pm 4 Images each by FIVE Canadian Fashion Photographers @ ONE 800 Gallery, 800 Dundas St. W. Featuring striking images from Chris Chapman, Miguel Jacob, Chris Nicholls, Michael Williams, and George Whiteside.