Swedish electropop outfit Miike Snow and indie rocker Jack Penate perform for the West Queen Westers. Wrongbar, 1279 Queen St. W. $18.50, 10 p.m. 416-516-8677.
Douglas Coupland makes the second of two Toronto appearances for his novel Generation A. Free at Indigo in the Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge St. 12:30 p.m.
Worried about where your food comes from? CBC’s Matt Galloway moderates From the Ground Up; Fresh Thoughts on Food Security, a panel including Nick Saul of The Stop Community Food Centre, Patrick Habemenshi, agricultural consultant, and Dr. Lauren Baker of Sustain Ontario. 5:30 p.m. $12 public, $8 members, seniors and students at the Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles St. W. www.gardinermuseum.com.
Attend the international premiere of So Far From Home, Vladimir Kabelik’s documentary about journalists from conflict regions whose work forced them to flee. After, a panel discussion with the director and exiled journalists. Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park. 6:30 p.m. $15, adv $10. 416-515-9622 ext 231.
Foot-stomping rootsy rockers The Sunparlour Players serenade lunchtime square dwellers with mid-day concert. Free at Yonge-Dundas Square. 12:30 p.m. www.ydsquare.ca.
Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney and wife Jan bring their off-Broadway musical Let’s Put on a Show to the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St. 2:30 p.m. $47. 905-787-8811.