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TORONTO TIPSHEET: TINASHE, TY SEGALL, DAUGHTER AND MORE

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: Love ’em or hate ’em, the popular hip-hop duo is going to get Echo Beach hot and sweaty, especially if the weather cooperates. 7:30 pm, all ages. $50-$70. ticketmaster.ca. June 15.

Slipknot/Marilyn Manson: The face-obscuring shock rockers hit the Air Canada Centre with metalcore openers Of Mice & Men, who are none of the above. 7:30 pm, all ages. $42.50-$75. ticketmaster.ca. July 19.


FRIDAY 4

Tinashe: Bedroom-producer-turned-pop-star Tinashe’s ascent has continued since her breakout club hit 2 On dropped in 2014. She’s toured with Nicki Minaj and steadily branched out from experimental R&B to choreography-friendly pop with massive choruses. Major chart impact seems to be the goal of her upcoming Joyride album: pop production heavyweight Max Martin is among her producers. With Jahkoy, Phoenix Concert Theatre, doors 8 pm, all ages. $29.50.ticketweb.ca. See listing.

Ty Segall: The prolific fuzz rocker and his ace band (seriously: King Tuff, Mikal Cronin, Wand members, etc) decimate the Danforth Music Hall. 7 pm. $24.50-$29.50. ticketmaster.ca. Seelisting.

Sporting Life: Choreographer Julia Sasso re-envisions her Dora-nominated 1996 work about male violence and aggression, to March 5. Harbourfront Centre Theatre. 8 pm. $19-$37. 416-973-4000. See listing.

Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival Massive sketch comedy showcase featuring This Is That (Pat Kelly & Peter Oldring), Vest of Friends, Fratwurst, Allana Reoch, the Sketchersons, She Said What and many others. Single shows $15-$39, pass $75. Theatre Centre, Randolph Theatre and Comedy Bar. See listing.

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Toronto Irish Film Festival TIFF Bell Lightbox features Irish films, documentaries and programs of live-action and animated shorts for its sixth edition. Our movie critic Norm Wilner gives us a preview and his recommendations here. Runs to March 6. $15-$20. See listing.

SATURDAY 5

Showroom: Last chance to see this group show about Toronto’s rapidly changing built environment and the marketing driving its expansion. Art Museum at the U of T. Free. 416-978-8398, 416-978-1838. See listing.

This is That Live Pat Kelly & Peter Oldring bring their hilarious satirical news show that they host on CBC Radio to the Randolph Theatre. Doors 7pm and 9:30 pm. $39. 647-505-1050. Seelisting.  Don’t miss our interview with the funny Pat Kelly here.

SUNDAY 6

Councillor Janet Davis’s Skating Party: One of our favourite members of council holds her 13th annual winter get-together at the East York Memorial Arena. 11:30 am-1:30 pm. Free.janetdavis.ca. See listing.

MONDAY 7

Daughter: The London-based indie folk trio follow up their acclaimed 2013 debut with Not To Disappear, which they bring to the Danforth Music Hall two nights in a row. Doors 7 pm. $19.50-$24.50. ticketfly.com. Also March 8. See listing.

Pyaasa Playwright Anusree Roy brings back her successful solo show about an 11-year old untouchable girl dealing with India’s discriminatory caste system. Runs to Mar 27. $17-$38, mat pwyc at the door. In the TPM Backspace. See listing. Anusree Roy talks returning to her first play Pyaasa eight years after its debut with us here.

TUESDAY 8

You Will Remember Me: François Archambault’s play about family and memory gets its final preview before its March 9 opening. 8 pm. Tarragon. $28-$60. 416-531-1827. See listing.

WEDNESDAY 9

Feminist Art Conference celebrates International Women’s Day: Along with the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education and WIAprojects, FAC hosts a panel examining the history of graphic design in Toronto’s women’s movement. OISE. 7 pm. Free.factoronto.org. See listing.


NEXT WEEK MARCH 10-16


Elephant Stone: The psychy Montreal “Hindie rockers” will get Sneaky Dee’s groovin’. 8 pm. $10. ticketfly.com. March 10. See listing.

Oneohtrix Point Never: Experimental ambience meets metal, trance, industrial and power ballads at the Hoxton. And it’s good. Doors 10 pm. $15. ticketweb.ca. March 11. See listing.

Chameleon: Group show featuring both rising and established talents closes at Robert Kananaj Gallery. Free. 416-289-8855. March 12. See listing.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: This year’s edition of the annual Irish-themed parade through the downtown core features a “ginger jig.” Starts from Varsity Stadium at noon and ends at Nathan Phillips Square. Free. stpatrickstoronto.com. March 13. See listing.

Romeo And Juliet: The National Ballet of Canada’s recent sold-out production of the classical ballet returns to the Four Seasons Centre. From $37. 416-345-9595. March 16 to 20. See listing.

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