Aug 30 - Sep 5
New Order Synthy post-punk pioneers gather old and new heads at Budweiser Stage. Doors 6:30 pm, all ages. $39.50$99.50. ticketmaster.ca. See preview, page 24. RPM Live Indigenous music showcase’s fall season kicks off at the Burdock with hip-hop/R&B acts Nataanii Means, Eekwol and Sebastian Gaskin. Doors 7:30 pm. $10-$15. rpm.fm/live.
Fan Expo Canada Cosplay, horror, anime and nostalgiaphiles take over the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. $25-$125. fanexpocanada.com. August 30-September 2. See preview, page 18.
Romeo And Juliet Frank CoxO’Connell’s acclaimed, soccer-centric production of the Shakespeare tragedy wraps up its run in High Park. Pwyc. 8 pm. canadianstage.com.
Toronto International BuskerFest Clowns, acrobats and street performers join forces with Mac & Cheese Fest at Woodbine Park. Admission by donation. To September 3. torontobuskerfest.com
Electric Island Outdoor dance party series caps off the season with Nicole Moudaber, Lane 8, Justin Martin and others. Hanlan’s Point Beach. Gates 2 pm. $52-$75. ticketweb.ca. And September 2.
Fireside Tales: 5-Year Anniversary Helder Brum and Dan Galea host a special anniversary of the show at Dufferin Grove Park. 8 pm. Free/pwyc. facebook. com/firesidetales.
Impulse-b: Diversionary Pleasures Artist Rirkrit Tiravanija makes a rare local appearance alongside Chris Kraus and Sheila Heti at Impulse magazine interview compilation launch. The Great Hall. 7:30 pm. $20-$75. eventbrite.ca. See preview, page 35.