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ARTFEST TORONTO FALL FINE ART & CRAFT SHOW Paint­ing, pho­tog­ra­phy, sculp­ture, fine craft, live mu­sic and more by Cana­dian artists plus kids’ art work­shops and live mu­sic. 11 am-6 pm daily. Free. The Dis­tillery Dis­trict, 55 Mill. art­fe­ston­tario.com/toronto. Aug 31 to Sep 3 CARIBBEANTALES IN­TER­NA­TIONAL FILM FES­TI­VAL Sto­ries from the Caribbean and its di­as­pora com­mu­ni­ties. This year’s theme, Light It up, is a call to ac­tion, a call to arms, a call to change. $10-$80. Var­i­ous venues. caribbean­tales­fes­ti­val.com. Sep 5 to 20 FAN EXPO CANADA 2018 Comics, sci-fi, hor­ror, anime and gam­ing con­ven­tion. Back To The Fu­ture and The Princess Bride cast re­unions. celebrity ap­pear­ances, cos­play par­ties, ven­dors and more. Thu 4-9 pm, Fri-Sat 10 am-7 pm, Sun 10 am-5 pm. Start­ing at $25-$65/day, child $10, pass $125. Metro Toronto Con­ven­tion Cen­tre North Bldg, 255 Front W. fan­ex­pocanada.com. Aug 30 to Sep 2 FES­TI­VAL LINGUA FRANCA #2 DIY fes­ti­val ded­i­cated to show­cas­ing and cel­e­brat­ing peo­ple of colour in the loud rock scene with a fo­cus on Black, Lat­inx and Caribbean com­mu­ni­ties. $8-$25. At the Baby G (1608 Dun­das West) and Faith/Void, 894 Col­lege. eventbrite.ca/e/46726624592. Aug 30 to Sep 1 HOME AWAY FROM HOME Multi dis­ci­plinary vis­ual and me­dia arts ex­hi­bi­tion& fes­ti­val cel­e­brat­ing di­ver­sity, im­mi­grant sto­ries and ver­nac­u­lar ar­chi­tec­ture of the city. Sep 6-10, re­cep­tion 5-10 pm Sep 5 (Cafe Pa­me­nar, 307 Augusta). Kens­ing­ton Mar­ket venues. face­book.com/keep­6to. Sep 5 to 10 rMUSLIMFEST Mus­lim arts and en­ter­tain­ment with 80 lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional artists who show­case their tal­ent in var­i­ous gen­res or art. Aug 31-Sep 2. Mis­sis­sauga Cel­e­bra­tion Square, 300 City Cen­tre. mus­lim­fest.com. Aug 31 to Sep 2 rRIBFEST Ribs, rides and live en­ter­tain­ment for all ages. Fri 4-11 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am-11 pm, Mon 11 am-9 pm. Downsview Park, 70 Canuck. 416-249-4000, downsview­parkribfest.com. Aug 31 to Sep 3 TORONTO IN­TER­NA­TIONAL BUSKERFEST FOR EPILEPSY Lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional ac­ro­bats, aerial artists, clowns, mu­si­cians, ma­gi­cians, fire jug­glers and other street per­form­ers at the an­nual spec­ta­cle and fundraiser. This year’s event also fea­tures the Mac & Cheese Fes­ti­val. Fri noon-11 pm, Sat 11 am11 pm, Sun 11 am-10 pm, Mon 11 am-8 pm. Ad­mis­sion by do­na­tion to Epilepsy Toronto. Wood­bine Park, 1695 Queen E. toron­to­busker­fest.com. Aug 31 to Sep 3

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ASHKENAZ FES­TI­VAL Fes­ti­val show­cases di­ver­sity and cross cul­tur­al­ism within the Jewish mu­sic and arts world. Con­certs, film screen­ings, the­atre, talks and more. Free and tick­eted events. Har­bourfront Cen­tre, 235 Queens Quay W. ashkenaz.ca. To Sep 3 rCANADIAN NA­TIONAL EX­HI­BI­TION The Ex, with band­shell con­certs, air show, in­no­va­tion garage, in­door lantern fes­ti­val, mid­way rides, sports, and much more. $16-$20, child 4 & un­der free, fam­ily pass $59. Ex­hi­bi­tion Place, 200 Princes’ Blvd. theex.com. To Sep 3 TORONTO CEL­E­BRA­TION OF IM­PROV FES­TI­VAL Week-long im­prov ex­trav­a­ganza fea­tur­ing over 75 troupes and 290 per­form­ers. Sat & Sun noon-10 pm, Mon-Fri 7-10 pm. $5/show, fes­ti­val pass $25. The So­cial Cap­i­tal The­atre, 154 Dan­forth. so­cap.ca/events. To Sep 1 TORONTO INDIE HOR­ROR FEST Screen­ings of Para­nor­mal Demons, Polter­heist, Framed, Bong Of The Liv­ing Dead, a short film show­case and more. $8. Eye­sore Cinema, 1176 Bloor W. toindiehor­ror­fest.com. To Sep 1

Hannah Cryle brings The Big Wheel Show to Buskerfest, which runs Au­gust 31-Septem­ber 3 at Wood­bine Park.

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