The Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor St. W., hosts a talk called Renaissance Venice: The Courtesan On Stage at 6 p.m. $14.
Margaret Atwood discussing her new novel The Year Of The Flood at Indigo, 55 Bloor St. W., at 7 p.m. chapters.indigo.ca.
The Canadian Labour International Film Festival International takes place at the Bloor Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W., through Saturday. www.labourfilms.ca.
The history of Union Station is being explored at 7:30 p.m. with a talk at the Northern District Library 416-393-7610.
Craig Martin & the Superchargers play a tribute concert to Bruce Springsteen at the Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W. www.horseshoetavern.com.
Jackie Richardson performs at the Stars Awards Gala, 6 p.m. at the Shamba Foundation, 48 Yonge St. $75. 416-515-8080.