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Read on for this week’s lineup.
Bring some blankets and beach chairs and enjoy a movie under the stars at Polygon Gallery’s Cates Deck. This week they’re screening Smoke Signals, a drama set on a reservation in Idaho that the examines disparate cultural identities within the Indigenous community.
When: July 14Where: Cates Deck outside Polygon GalleryCost: By donationMore Info: thepolygon.ca
Science World’s new exhibit, Sacred Journey, explores and celebrates the history and culture of Indigenous Marine place-based peoples through figurative art, interactive audio and videos, and displays of those who have participated in a Tribal Canoe Journey.
When: July 14-February 20Where: Science WorldCost: Tickets included with admission to Science World (from $20.30)More Info: scienceworld.ca
Presentation House Theatre is launching their summer outdoor theatre with the presentation of Robin Hood. As timely as ever, this adaptation casts beloved characters in a fun and fresh light—they’re tackling the chronic issues of injustice and inequality though laughter music and adventure.
When: July 16-23Where: Presentation House TheatreCost: From $15More Info: phtheatre.org
Enjoy a special performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in an environment that is welcoming towards audience members moving about, making noise and exiting/entering the auditorium. Age restrictions are relaxed during this performance so it makes for a great family activity.
When: July 17Where: BMO Mainstage and Howard Family Stage, under the tents at Sen̓áḵw/Vanier ParkCost: From $27More Info: bardonthebeach.org
Celebrate the National Day of France at this festival that includes a French market full of tasty treats, a wine and beer garden, live music, and a classic car show.
When: July 16Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation CentreCost: FreeMore Info: bastilledayfestival.ca