Daksha Sheth Dance Company
When: Friday & Saturday
Where: Fleck Dance Theatre
Renowned Indian Kathak dancer Daksha Sheth and her group are bringing two nights of an audio-visual experience that blends acrobatics, yoga, gymnastics and dance to Toronto. www.harbourfrontcentre.com.

The Monster Under The Bed
When: Until April 1
Where: Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People
It’s the North American premiere of Kevin Dyer’s new play, and a chance to expose the children to some culture during their week off. Recommended for kids aged 6 and up. www.lktyp.ca.

Joanna Newsom
When: Saturday, 7 p.m.
Where: The Phoenix
The harpist, strikingly young sounding singer and writer of innocent, lyrical folk songs has just released her new three-disc album Have One On Me to plenty of acclaim. $22.50

Elizabeth Shepherd
When: Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: Glenn Gould Studio
With a degree in jazz piano, three albums and two Juno nominations, Elizabeth Shepherd is being praised around the world. Her music combines her husky vocals with intricate harmonies that avoid the traditional while pushing creative boundaries. This show celebrates the release of her fourth album, Heavy Falls The Night. $29.50.

Aries @ Bass Culture
When: Saturday
Where: El Mocambo
Dubstep, reggae and jungle also make it into the extended CMF festival schedule thanks to this two-room Highgrade event. Repping in the main room for all of those sounds is UK DJ/producer Aries. $15 before midnight.

Monkey Toast

When: Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W.
The improvised talk show, a must-see of the local scene for the past seven years, is relocating to the UK and will stage its final Toronto episodes this month and next.

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