December 1-7 World AIDS Day Concert Benefit for Casey House with Thom Allison, Jani Lauzon and others at Metropolitan United Church. 7 pm. Free, suggested donation $20. caseyhouse.com. December 1. Basement Revue Jason Collett’s 10th annual music and poetry series begins at the Dakota. 8:30 pm. $33.50. basementrevue.com. Dec 1, 8, 15 and 29; and Dec 22 at the Great Hall. A Christmas Carol Soulpepper’s fine version of the Dickens classic opens at the Young Centre. 7:30 pm, some 1:30 pm matinees. $32-$96. soulpepper.ca. December 2 to 24. River Tiber and Charlotte Day Wilson Two of the year’s hottest local acts team up at the Great Hall. Doors 8 pm. $15-$20. ticketfly.com. December 3.