Cold Weather Blues Festival Music festival with a dozen bands at a dozen pubs in the Beach on Queen East and Kingston Road. coldweatherbluesfest. com. Feb 26 to 27 NatioNal eNgiNeeriNg MoNth Celebration of engineering, innovation and technology with the InnovaMasters design competition, Engineering Idol at U of T, exhibits, lectures, special lighting up of the CN Tower and more. Various venues, see website for info. nemontario. ca. Feb 27 to Mar 20 soMeWhere there Creative MusiC Festival Talks and live performances with over 60 performers and composers presenting boundarypushing work. Tranzac, 292 Brunswick. somewherethere. org. Feb 26 to 28 toroNto MapuChe solidarity FilM Festival
Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Kanonhstaton Six Nations Reclamation. Opening night film is Dawn MartinHill’s doc Sewatokwa’tshera’t: The Dish With One Spoon, plus Alanis Obomsawin’s Trick Or Treaty and more. All foreign films w/ English subtitles. $ 10/ day sugg donation. OISE, 252 Bloor W. wccctoronto. wordpress. com. Feb 26 to 27
Baudre lorde Works-iN- progress Festival: part 1 Spoken word, theatre, visual art, storytelling, Youth Arts Day and more featuring BaKari I Lindsay, Raven Dauda, d’bi. young anitafrika and others. $ 15-$ 20, four- day pass $ 50. At Dancemakers & The Watah School, 9 Trinity. 416868- 9282, watah. org. To Feb 28 eNdless City Exploring innovation in art, design and technology through performance, music, discussion and installation. Free-$ 10. Events take place Thu- Sun noon- 7 pm, see website for details. Endless City, 1161 Dundas W. endlesscity. org/ events. To Feb 26 5rhuBarB Festival The 37th edition of Buddies’ new works festival features plays, dance, performance art and more including works by Gavin Crawford & Sky Gilbert, Femmes du Feu, Walter Scott, NIC Kay and many others. See website for schedule. Pwyc-$ 20. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. buddiesinbadtimes. com. To Feb 28 spotlight oN israeli Culture Showcase of music, theatre, dance, film and visual art. Israeli Jazz Showcase at the Rex, piano concert by Guy Mintus, Israeli Film Series at Al Green Theatre, exhibit of photos by Motty Levy at MNJCC and more. Various prices, some events free, see website for details and venues. spotlightonisraeliculture. com. To Apr 10
Raven Dauda performs at the Audre Lorde Works- In- Progress Fest.