Events Held at The Ex -August 29, 2005

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TAKE THE KIDS!

The Ex

Today is Kids’ Loonie Monday and Toronto Police Day at the Canadian National Exhibition. Kids 13 & under get in for $1 with the purchase of an adult ticket; Members of the Toronto Police can get in free by showing their badge. Celebration for Degrassi’s 25th birthday, including a show and autograph signing. Free with admission. ($12 for adults, $8 Seniors, infants: free). Add $25 for a midway pass. Exhibition Place, 210 Princes Blvd., (north of Lake Shore Blvd., south of Gardiner Expressway between Dufferin St. and Strachan Ave.) 416-393-6300. Full schedule at theex.com.

DON’T TAKE THE KIDS!

Fashion Show

Northbound Leather’s 9th Annual Winter Fetish Fashion Show and party, Climax, will take place at the Docks on Oct. 22. $40 in advance, $50 at the door. Sexual content. 19 and older. 11 Polson St. 416-972-1037. northbound.com.

THEATRE

Soulpepper

At Harbourfront Centre Theatre — Fool For Love, Mon., Thurs., 8 p.m., Wed., 2 p.m.; The Wild Duck, Tues.-Wed., Fri., 8 p.m., closes Sat. at 2 p.m. At Premiere Dance Theatre — Hamlet, Mon., Thurs., Sat., 8 p.m., Wed., 2 p.m. Olympia, Tues.-Wed., Fri., 8 p.m. $37.50/$51.50, $32.50 matinees and previews, $25 for students. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay W., Premiere Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay W. York Quay Centre Box Office, 235 Queens Quay W., or 416-973-4000. soulpepper.ca.

Shaw Festival

You Never Can Tell, Tues., Fri., 2 p.m., Thurs., Sun., 8 p.m.; Journey’s End, Tues., Fri., 2 p.m., Thurs., Sun., 8 p.m.; Happy End, Tues., Fri., 2 p.m., Thurs., Sun., 8 p.m.; Gypsy, Tues.-Wed., Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m., Thurs., 2 p.m.; The Autumn Garden, Tues.-Wed., Fri-Sat., 8 p.m., Thurs., 2 p.m.; Bus Stop, Tues.-Wed., Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m., Thurs., 2 p.m.; Something on the Side, Wed., Sat.-Sun., 11:30 a.m.; Major Barbara, Wed., Sat.-Sun., 2 p.m.; Belle Moral, Wed., Sat.-Sun., 2 p.m.; The Constant Wife, Wed., Sat.-Sun., 2 p.m. 1-800-511-SHAW, shawfest.com.

Stratford Festival

The Lark, Tues., Sun., 2 p.m.; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Tues., Sat., 2 p.m., Wed., 8 p.m.; The Brothers Karamazov, Tues., Sat., 2 p.m.; Hello, Dolly!, Tues.-Wed., 8 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m.; Measure for Measure, Tues., Sat., 8 p.m., Fri., 2 p.m.; Edward II, Tues., Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; The Tempest, Wed., 2 p.m., Thurs.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Into the Woods, Wed., Sun., 2 p.m., Fri., 8 p.m.; The Donnellys, Wed., Sun., 2 p.m.; As You Like It, Thurs., 2 p.m., Sat., 8 p.m.; Fallen Angels, Thurs., 2 p.m., Sat., 8 p.m.; The Measure of Love, Thurs.-Fri., 2 p.m.; Orpheus Descending, Thurs., 8 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m. 1-800-567-1600, stratfordfestival.ca.

Annie Get Your Gun

Final week. Billy Ray Cyrus and Louise Pitre star as Frank Butler and Annie Oakley in Irving Berlin’s hit musical. Runs to Sept. 3. Monday to Saturday at 7:30 p.m., matinees Thursday and Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets from $32.50 to $70 for Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 2 p.m. shows; $37.50 to $75 for Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. (Entrance on Shuter Street.) 416-872-4255, ticketmaster.ca.

Kung Fu for You

Chun Yi: The Legend of Kung Fu at the Princess of Wales Theatre. $25-$85. Traditional martial arts movement, ballet and flying acrobatics. Runs to Sept. 4. Box office, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. mirvish.com.

Shakespeare in the Park

Final week. The CanStage TD Dream in High Park celebrates its 23rd year with Much Ado About Nothing, set against an Italian backdrop. Runs to Sept. 4. Gate opens 6 p.m. Play begins 8 p.m., weather permitting. PWYC (sugg. $15, children 14 and younger free). No dogs, smoking or smoking dogs. 416-367-1652. canstage.com.

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