Exotic fish, cute seals, endangered whales and wobbly penguins are all part of events in Toronto today as National Geographic Live returns. There's reason to celebrate Martin Short Appreciation Day and you can catch music, poetry, comedy and more around the city, as well.Events you might want to check out:
National Geographic Live (March 26 @ Roy Thomson Hall)
National Geographic Live is back with a series of inspiring talks featuring Thomas Peschak in to chat about his work photographing wildlife.
Clifford (March 26 @ The Royal Cinema)
Happy Martin Short Appreciation Day, Toronto! And to celebrate, The Royal is screening a special tribute to the legendary funnyman with Clifford.
Mansionair (March 26 @ Velvet Underground)
The last few years have seen Australia's Mansionair make a name for themselves on the world-wide electro stage as they mix indie into their sound.
The Last Days of Disco (March 26 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox)
Chloe Sevigny and Kate Beckinsale star in this film about two Manhattan editors' foray into disco with writer-director Whit Stillman dropping by to chat.
Jose Gonzalez & The String Theory (March 26 @ The Danforth Music Hall)
Indie folk singer Jose Gonzalez mixes acoustic and electro elements while teaming up with art project The Sing Theory for a night of eclectic tunes.
Gender Outlaws (March 26 @ Comedy Bar)
Back again is this renegade comedy show that features trans, non-binary and gender nonconforming folks bringing the laughs.
Little Terrors (March 26 @ Eyesore Cinema)
The hole-in-the-wall cinema is back with a night of short films that capture monsters and meltdowns, plus Q&As from filmmakers.
Shab-e She'r Poetry Night (March 26 @ Tranzac Club)
Fill your soul with poetry as Shab-e She’r returns to feature poets and musicians sharing works in celebration of Nowurz.
Society of Beer Drinking Ladies Beer Dinner (March 26 @ Big Crow)
The Society of Beer Drinking Ladies is back with a big feast to kick off the spring season of brews, featuring good food, company and drinks.
Choir! Choir! Choir! (March 26 @ Clinton's Tavern)
A celebration of the queen Diana Ross' birthday is on as C!C!C! returns to sing the best tunes from the soul singer's legendary career.
by Lisa Power via blogTO