Photo by Walker*
Artists in the Tulips
Tulips are in bloom as local artists get creative during the annual Canadian Tulip Festival. You can watch them at work on their canvases as you stroll through the flowers or buy a piece of your own at the Tulip Art Gallery.
Where: Commissioner’s Park, off of Carling Avenue and Queen Elizabeth Driveway
Tulip Art Gallery at Major’s Hill Park, off of Mackenzie Avenue and Murray Street
When: May 6 – 23
Cost: Free 

Spirit of Rasputin’s Folk-a-long Jam
Unwind with some guitar as folk musicians play a variety of  acoustic songs. Enjoy their soundtrack to a relaxing night or feel free to join in yourself if you sing or play music. Presented by the Spirit of Rasputin’s, a non-profit organization of folk artists in the community.

Where: The Georgetown, 1159 Bank St
When: 7 p.m.
Cost: Free

In Search of the Canadian Car
Canada’s role in the car industry goes far beyond Kiefer Sutherland’s Ford voice-overs. The exhibit includes cars, machinery and memorabilia over the last century that show our involvement with automobile technology and where it’s headed.

Where: Canada Science and Technology Museum, 1867 Saint-Laurent Boulevard
When: ongoing
Cost: Adults $9, Students / Seniors $6, Children under 14 $4, under 4 free 

Voices Of Venus
This month’s showcase of female spoken word poets features Ghadeer Malek, a Palestinian feminist activist who lives in Toronto. Along with Malek, the night includes an open mic portion for local poets to speak their minds.

Where: Umi Cafe, 610 Somerset Street West
When: 8 p.m.
Cost:  Free 

The View From Here
Two artists with different interpretations of Canadian landscapes are brought together in this exhibition. Julie Berthelot brings an immersive experience to her art, while Anita Utas favours simple landscapes. By cleverly combining the two, the Orange Art Gallery gives us a comprehensive interpretation of Canada.

Where: Orange Art Gallery, 233 Armstrong Street
When: April 27 – May 22
Cost: Free