Events in Toronto today include the kick off of Digifest and Hot Docs, plus works from the CONTACT festival and a new kind of classical music experience.Events you might want to check out:
Sean Penn (April 26 @ Art Gallery of Ontario's Jackman Hall)
Academy Award-winning actor, director and bestselling author Sean Penn discusses his debut novel Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff.
Art for Heart (April 26 @ Workman Arts)
Live painting, hands-on art therapy workshops, music and auctions are going down in support of Full Circle - Art Therapy Centre.
Acid Test (April 26 @ The Garrison)
Toronto's own 90s alt rockers are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their album "Drop".
Rock N Roll Fantasy (April 26 @ Hard Luck Bar)
Toronto's Goodbye Honolulu is playing alongside Miss World and Mother Tongues for some groovy, psych, fantasy rock.
Haus Musik (April 26 @ Longboat Hall, The Great Hall)
Back for another year is this radical reimagining of classical music performance and presentation.
Difficult Placement (April 26 @ Project Studios)
Part of the CONTACT Festival, five artists offer interpretations of what it means to be a photographic artist in the expanded field.
Orphée (April 26-28 @ Fleck Dance Theatre)
This electronic, baroque burlesque is based on the Greek myth of Orpheus and his trip through the Underworld.
Digifest (April 26-28 @ Corus Quay)
It's the first day of Digifest, a huge gathering of creatives and leaders from the digital media and gaming industry.
Hot Docs (April 26 - May 6 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
This year's Hot Docs will see over 200 documentaries from Canada and around the world showcased, including many female-driven films.
Summer of the Wild Wallflower (April 26 - June 7 @ Gallery House)
Artist Jana Brike presents her colourful, disturbing and bittersweet work that recalls the innocence of childhood.
by Lisa Power via blogTO