Arts briefs

Music of All Latitudes Part II
Latin jazz artist Amanda Martinez will play at 7:30 p.m. on April 26 at the University of Toronto Scarborough’s ARC Theatre, 1265 Military Trail. Her music blends Afro-Cuban rhythms, Mexican folk and jazz. $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. Call 416-287-7076 or visit www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cultural.

Shakespeare on in Scarborough
All of Shakespeare’s 37 plays in 97 minutes! The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr (abridged), a comedy by Jess Borgeson, Adam Long and Daniel Singer runs from May 22 to June 7 at Scarborough Players, 3600 Kingston Rd. Call 416-396-4049 for tickets or visit www.theatrescarborough.com/players.

Come to smell the orchids
The Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E., is hosting an orchid show on April 19 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and on April 20 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. More than 10,000 plants are on display. Tickets are $6, but children eight and under are free. Call 416-292-9293.

Classical sounds at cultural centre
The fourth concert in the Cathedral Bluffs Symphony season runs April 20 at 2 p.m. in the P.C. Ho Theatre, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E. The concert features Mozart’s Overture to the Magic Flute, Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5. Adults pay $25, seniors and students $20, and children under 12 are free. Call 416-292-9293.

Celebrate young Asian talent
An open competition for the next young Asian Canadian Idol takes place from 7-10 p.m. on April 23 at the Chinese Cultural Centre, 5183 Sheppard Ave. E. Eight pre-finalists will advance to the pre-final competition on April 30. The winner gets $1,000 and a trip to anywhere in Asia. Call 416-292-9293.