The Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival, featuring works that touch on mental illness and addiction. www.rendezvouswithmadness.com.
Through Nov. 22
The 4x4 Festival, featuring plays by Weyni Mengesha, Kim Collier, Eda Holmes and others, takes place at various locations. www.nightwoodtheatre.net.
Tonight, Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W., at 7:30 p.m.
Metro movie columnist Richard Crouse talks with John Ortved Speaking about his book The Simpsons: An Uncensored History, $5. www.tinars.ca.
Tonight, Bad Dog Theatre, 138 Danforth Ave.,
Welcome To Town, improv based on small-town life. www.baddogtheatre.com
Through Sunday at Exhibition Place
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is currently taking place at the Exhibition. www.royalfair.org.
Through Jan. 3 at the Royal Ontario Museum
Vanity Fair Portraits: Photographs 1913-2008 continues at the ROM. rom.on.ca.