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Alive with Art: A Fes­ti­vAl oF scAr­bor­ough’s cre­Ativ­ity Arts work­shops, food trucks, film screen­ings, in­ter­ac­tive art in­stal­la­tions, an arts mar­ket, in­ter­ac­tive live painting com­pe­ti­tion, and out­door mu­sic per­for­mances. Sat & Sun, 6-11 pm. Free. Scar­bor­ough Arts Coun­cil, 1859 Kingston Rd. 416-698-7322, bit.ly/AliveWithArt17 . Aug 19 to 20 beAts, breAks & cul­ture Rae Spoon, Aus­tra and Dead Obies per­form at this fes­ti­val high­light­ing the next wave of Cana­dian ta­lent in new and in­no­va­tive mu­sic. Free and tick­eted events. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. har­bourfront­cen­tre.com. Aug 18 to 20 cAmp wAve­length 2017 Day Camp in the City mu­sic fes­ti­val with Deer­hoof, Dilly Dally, Jessy Lanza, Rich Au­coin, DATU x HATAW, DJ Shub, Duchess Says and oth­ers. 3 pm. $25-$65, some free con­certs. Var­i­ous venues. wave­length­mu­sic.ca. Aug 18 to 20 rcAnAdiAn nA­tionAl ex­hi­bi­tion The Ex, fea­tur­ing band­shell con­certs, air show, in­no­va­tion garage, wa­ter­front show, mid­way rides, sports, walks and talks and much more. $15-$19, passes $42-$61. Ex­hi­bi­tion Place, 200 Princes’ Blvd. theex.com. Aug 18 to Sep 4 dAnce: mAde in cAnAdA / FAit Au cAnAdA Bi­en­nial fes­ti­val of Cana­dian con­tem­po­rary dance works, per­for­mances by Alias Dance Project, Mo­cean Dance, Com­pag­nie ODD and oth­ers. $10-$25, se­ries packs $50-$112. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis. princesspro­duc­tions.ca. Aug 17 to 20 rever­green brick works wild blue­berry week­end Learn, taste, eat and shop from pro­duc­ers, pre­servers, bak­ers & chefs, all fea­tur­ing wild blue­berry prod­ucts and dishes in­clud­ing sausages, Ja­panese mochi, tamales, wine and more. Sat 8 am-1 pm, Sun 10 am-3 pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Ever­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview. ever­green.ca. Aug 19 to 20 JA­pAn Fes­ti­vAl cAnAdA 2017 Mu­sic by Na­gata Shachu drum­mers, Ha­chioji P, Turbo Street Funk, dance by Kiyo Asaoka and other per­form­ers plus arts & cul­ture dis­plays, mar­tial arts demos, food ven­dors and more. Sat noon-11 pm, Sun 11 am-7 pm. Free. Mis­sis­sauga Cel­e­bra­tion Square, 300 City Cen­tre. japan­fes­ti­val­canada.com. Aug 26 to 27 koreAn hAr­vest Fes­ti­vAl En­joy Korean tra­di­tion and cul­ture with au­then­tic food, mar­ket booths, live mu­sic, dance com­pe­ti­tion, tra­di­tional drum­ming and more. Mel Last­man Square, 5100 Yonge. ko­re­an­har­vest­fest.com. Aug 25 to 27 mAin squAred Arts & com­mu­nity fes­ti­val that will ac­ti­vate and ex­plore the pub­lic square at the cor­ner of Main Street and Dan­forth, fea­tur­ing art in­stal­la­tions, per­for­mances work­shops and a mar­ket­place. Free. main­squared.com. Aug 26 to Sep 3 rAstAFest Mu­sic by head­lin­ers Bush Man, Kabaka Pyra­mid, Nana McLean, Jay Dou­glas and Carl Henry plus drum­ming, Ital food and more. Sat noon-11 pm, Sun noon-8 pm. $20, stu/srs $10, child un­der 12 free; 2-day pass $15-$30. Black Creek Pi­o­neer Vil­lage – North Prop­erty, 7060 Jane. rastafest.com. Aug 19 to 20 sAil-in cinemA Movies un­der the open skies can be seen from land or boat on a 2-sided big screen on a barge on Lake On­tario. Gates open 6 pm, films at 8 pm. Free. Sugar Beach, Queens Quay E at Dock­side. sail­incin­ema.com. Aug 17 to 19 rscAr­bor­ough AFro-cArib Fest Mu­sic and dance, art, mar­ket­place, eth­nic cui­sine, com­pe­ti­tions, kids’ zone, fash­ion show & more at this cel­e­bra­tion of di­ver­sity. Sat & Sun noon-9 pm. Free. Al­bert Camp­bell Square, 150 Bor­ough. scar­bor­oughafro­caribfest.com. Aug 26 to 27 tAi­wAnFest: kAn­pAi, JA­pAn! Fea­tur­ing a PanAsian culi­nary show­case, pa­per crafts ex­hi­bi­tion, live mu­sic and more. Most events free. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. har­bourfront­cen­tre.com. Aug 25 to 27 rtAmil Fest 2017 Ex­plore Tamil cul­ture through food, mu­sic & dance per­for­mances, the Tamil Cana­dian Mobile Mu­seum dis­play and more plus rides and fam­ily-friendly ac­tiv­i­ties. Free. Markham Road, from Pass­more to McNi­coll. 416-240-0078, tamil­fest.ca. Aug 26 to 27 rtoronto chi­nA­town Fes­ti­vAl Tra­di­tional dance and opera per­for­mances, dragon and lion dance, mul­ti­cul­tural street food, ven­dors, sto­ry­telling and more. Sat noon-11 pm, Sun 11 am-8 pm. Free. West side of Spad­ina, from St. An­drew to Sul­li­van. chi­na­town­bia.com. Aug 19 to 20 toronto tAiko Fes­ti­vAl Bang On! con­cert work­shops, Taiko masters per­for­mances and pub­lic fo­rum fes­ti­val or­ga­nized by Rag­ing Asian Women Taiko Drum­mers. Ed­ward John­son Build­ing, 80 Queen’s Park. toron­to­taikofes­ti­val.org. Aug 25 to 28 toronto tAngo ex­pe­ri­ence Per­for­mances, so­cial dances (mi­lon­gas), work­shops and more with in­ter­na­tional dance stars and DJs. $10-$100, passes avail­able. Pol­ish Com­bat­ants Hall, 206 Bev­er­ley. 416-7670033, toron­totan­go­ex­pe­ri­ence.com. Aug 24 to 27 voices oF to­dAy youth po­etry Fes­ti­vAl Friendly com­pe­ti­tion that em­pha­sizes self­ex­pres­sion and com­mu­nity-build­ing through spo­ken word po­etry, sto­ry­telling, work­shops and talks. Free-$35. Sanderson Li­brary (327 Bathurst) and other venues, see web­site for info. voic­e­soft­o­day.ca. Aug 21 to 25 wheels on the dAn­Forth Fam­ily-friendly fes­ti­val fea­tur­ing a clas­sic car show, movie night in Oakridge Park, Kids’ Zone with in­flat­able cas­tles, ven­dors and live en­ter­tain­ment. Movie night Fri 7 pm, street fes­ti­val Sat 11 am-11 pm. Free. Cross­roads of the Dan­forth, 3345 Dan­forth. 416-693-8300, wheel­son­thedan­forth.ca. Aug 18 to 19 your dAnce Fest 2017 Dance per­for­mances, work­shops and artist talk­backs aimed at break­ing down bar­ri­ers to the ap­pre­ci­a­tion of con­tem­po­rary dance. Free$20. Oak­wood Vil­lage Li­brary and Arts Cen­tre, 341 Oak­wood. your­dance­fest.com. Aug 25 to 27


christie pits Film Fes­ti­vAl Out­door film screen­ings Sun­days at sun­down (ap­prox 9 pm). Free/pwyc. Christie Pits Park, 750 Bloor W. christiepitsff.com. To Aug 20 open rooF Fes­ti­vAl Film screen­ing and live mu­sic per­for­mance ev­ery Tues­day at 7 pm. $15. 99 Sud­bury. open­rooffes­ti­val.com. To Aug 29 sound trAv­els Fes­ti­vAl oF sound Art Per­for­mances, in­ter­ac­tive sound in­stal­la­tions, work­shops & more. Var­i­ous venues. naisa.ca. To Sep 4 stArt ypA: youth pre­sent­ing Art Fes­ti­vAl Spo­ken word, ex­hibits, drum cir­cle, mu­sic by DJ Black Cat and more. Free. Scar­bor­ough Vil­lage Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. star­typa.org. To Aug 19

The Cana­dian Na­tional Ex­hi­bi­tion runs Au­gust 18Septem­ber 4.

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