Friday: Gaze in awe at The Blue Dragon (photo by Erick Labbe)
Friday, January 13
Follow the story of a Canadian expat in modern-day China and the two women in his life. Now at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Mirvish Productions presents The Blue Dragon, a stunningly staged display of drama and dance created by visionary theatre artists Robert Lepage and Marie Michaud.
Three of Disney’s darling princesses visit the Roger’s Centre at Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales. Treat the kids to an evening of magic to see Cinderella, Belle and Snow White – and the princes – and watch their favorite fairy tales unfold on stage.
Be sure to visit the AGO’s Chagall and the Russian Avant-Garde exhibition before it closes on Sunday. The colourful works of Marc Chagall and his contemporaries trace a revolution in modern art movement that swept through Russia during the early 1900s.
Margaret Atwood is the subject of Ron Mann's film, In the Wake of the Flood
OCTOBER 13 TO 17 The leaves may be changing colours, but we can still think green. This month, the Planet in Focus International Environmental Film & Video Festival returns to Toronto to showcase the rapid emergence of ecologically conscious cinema. Opening the festival is Ron Mann’s much-anticipated In the Wake of the Flood, which chronicles a unique book tour undertaken by Margaret Atwood to promote her enviro-apocalypse novel The Year of the Flood. Approximately 90 other films and documentaries are on view, including Liz Marshall’s Water on the Table, bringing environmental issues to the big screen. Various venues and times, tickets $15 to $22; call 416-968-3456 or visit here for further details.