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Whoopi Goldberg

Weekend Roundup: June 1 to 3

Friday: Whoopi Goldberg doles out both humour and sentiment

Friday, June 1
Swift-witted and ever the straight shooter, Whoopi Goldberg graces Toronto with her presence as part of the Unique Lives & Experiences lecture series. Be prepared to laugh and maybe cry—the hilarious and heartwarming comedienne, talk show host, actress and activist promises an entertaining night.

Get ready for a burst of theatrical ingenuity as the InspiraTO Festival tonight kicks off its seventh season with a set of 10-minute miniplays. On until June 10, the event offers a “vision” with productions grouped by the subjects of passion, alertness, mystery and new voices.

Don’t miss a new and exclusive display of carefully curated photographic works at Susan Hobbs Gallery. The exhibition, entitled Exposure, features works by top contemporary artists including Scott Lyall, Arnaud Maggs, Althea Thauberger and more. (more…)

May Hot Date—Whoop It Up

whoop092 May 29 Oscar- and Grammy Award-winner Whoopi Goldberg bares it all in a candid evening of unembellished storytelling and humourous dialogue. The actress, comedian and talk show host shares her experiences in Life with a View as part of the Unique Lives lecture series, which focuses on fascinating women. Roy Thomson Hall, 7:30 p.m., $43 to $85; call 416-872-4255 for tickets.