9 Parts of Desire @ Theatre Centre, 1087 Queen St. W. The Canadian premiere of this New York Time’s Critic’s Pick-a passionate, poetic, dark comedy. The New Yorker called it ‘An example of how art can remake the world.” Sounds like a go. From PWYC-$25. http://www.ticketweb.ca/snl/Search.action?query=9+parts+of+desire.
SolidColour Group Exhibition @ Launch Projects, 404 Adelaide St. W., Toronto. A group exhibition from a collective of four artists with different but complimentary abstract styles.
The Inside Out Festival 20 years of celebrating Lesbian and Gay filmmakers. Over 90 screenings will showcase the best LGBT cinema. http://www.insideout.ca/20/index.php
Nest Redux @ Winchester St. Theatre, 80 Winchester St. A dance piece that swings from wickedly funny to deeply moving. $20-26. http://www.tdt.org/nestRedux/index.html
May 21st-June 12
Mamma’s Boy & Larger Than Life @ Factory Theatre-Studio, 125 Bathurst St. One play, one musical, lots of hilarious. For tickets: http://ghostlightprojects.com/Tickets.html
Toronto Bonsai Society Bonsai Show & Sale @ Toronto Botanical Garden, Lawrence Ave. East at Leslie. Go collect some Bonsai’s. $5, $4 for students.
6:30 pm The Gleaning Screening: A Fundraiser for Not Far From The Tree @ Toronto Underground Cinema, 186 Spadina Ave. Enjoy a screening of The Gleaners and I, drinks, mingling, prizes, and fun. Tickets are $15. email@example.com
8:30 pm SPIN by Evalyn Parry @ The Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave., The Toronto Cyclist’s Union present this part concert, part theatrical performance, this show uses the bicycle as a musical instrument. $15.
9 pm The Artichoke Revue #1: A Post-Pomo Salon Series @ Bread & Circus Theatre, 299 Augusta Ave. The first of three salons curated by the Steel Bananas Art Collective. A mix of dramatic and musical performances and hors d’oeuvres.
11:30 pm The Room @ The Royal Cinema, 608 College St. The cult film of the decade is back at The Royal. Dress up, throw shit, shout out your favourite lines, have a gooood time.
12 pm World Poutine Eating Champtionship @ BMO Field. Cure your hangover by watching people shove as much poutine as they can into their faces in 10 minutes. Join Smoke’s Poutinerie and some of the world’s Champion eaters to see who can set the world record for poutine-eating. Throw a few beers in us first, it might be us.