November 24 - November 30
PARTYNEXTDOOR The OVO Sound R&B star from Mississauga plays the first of two nights at Rebel. Doors 8 pm. $45-$75, all ages. ticketmaster.ca. See cover story, page 27. Black Boys The collectively created piece exploring queer male Blackness opens at Buddies in Bad Times. Pwyc$39. 8 pm. 416-975-8555.
Anatomy Of Violence Deepa Mehta and a panel of experts, moderated by NOW’s Susan G. Cole, discuss how to end woman abuse after a 6:30 pm screening of Mehta’s film. $10-$14. TIFF Bell Lightbox. tiff.net.
Cavalcade Of Lights The city’s holiday kickoff features tree-lighting, fireworks, music by Choir! Choir! Choir! and more. 7 pm. Free. Nathan Phillips Square. toronto.ca/cavalcade. Basia Bulat The Polaris Prizenominated multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter plays Danforth Music Hall. Doors 7:30 pm. $19.50-$29.50. ticketmaster.ca.
A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths Last chance to see the ROM’s exhibit of Edo-period Japanese prints. $15.50-$17. 416-586-8000.
Eat, Buy, Repeat The Second City’s holiday-themed revue continues to January 5. 8 pm. From $25. secondcity.com.
Stevie Nicks/The Pretenders Rock goddesses unite at the Air Canada Centre for the 24 Karat Gold tour. 7 pm. $49-$150. ticketmaster.ca.
Co-ownership meet-up Aspiring homeowners looking for partners in purchase meet. 6 pm. $15, under 18 free. Pre-register. Northern District Library. eventbrite.com. Braids Red Bull Sound Select & Wavelength present the Montreal art rockers, Nyssa and more. 8 pm. $10, $3 with RSVP. redbullsoundselect.com.