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What's On In Toronto | Weekend August 5-7, 2016

What's On In Toronto | Weekend August 5-7, 2016

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Updated: 7 October 2016
It’s the first weekend of August, so we’re embracing those mid-summer vibes. Enjoy the balmy days (and nights) of summer with plenty of culture: from Shakespeare in the park, to Filipino and Greek festivals, to air-conditioned art shows, simply follow this guide to make the most of your weekend.

FRIDAY


FESTIVAL  |  Kultura Filipino Arts FestivalFrom live performances and art installations, to traditional and modern cuisine and a must-shop marketplace, celebrate the Filipino-Canadian experience at Kultura Festival.
Courtesy of Kultura Festival

Courtesy of Kultura Festival


SATURDAY


FESTIVAL  |  Taste of the DanforthIt’s a Toronto summer staple for a reason: souvlaki, gyros, dancing, music, and beer are all the reasons you need to hit up Taste of the Danforth this weekend.
Taste of the Danforth | © Norris Wong/Flickr

Taste of the Danforth | © Norris Wong/Flickr

 

THEATRE  | Shakespeare in High Park

Shakespeare in High Park is back for its 34th year, and you won’t want to miss out on the Bard’s tragic Hamlet or fairytale comedy All’s Well That Ends Well.

Ensemble - All's Well That Ends Well - Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann | Courtesy of Shakespeare in High Park

Ensemble – All’s Well That Ends Well – Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann | Courtesy of Shakespeare in High Park


SUNDAY


MUSIC  | Toronto Summer Music Festival

Toronto Summer Music Festival brings classical music to Torontonians; this year takes on a British theme, so brush up on your favourite Anglo tunes.

Violin | Public Domain/Pixabay

Violin | Public Domain/Pixabay

 

ART  |  The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris

Curated by actor-comedian-jack-of-all-trades, Steve Martin, catch The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris at the AGO in an exhibition that’s garnering attention across North America.

Lawren Harris, 'Lake Superior', 1923, oil on canvas| Courtesy of The AGO

Lawren Harris, ‘Lake Superior’, 1923, oil on canvas| Courtesy of The AGO

 


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