MUSIC: David Berman and the rest of his Silver Jews are stopping by Lee’s Palace tonight as part of their North American tour. They’re joined by Boston rock group Hallelujah The Hills. Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor Street West), 9 p.m., $15.
THEATRE: The Dora Award–winning production of Wajdi Mouawad’s Scorched is being remounted briefly at Tarragon Theatre, after a successful run in February 2007. The show is directed by Richard Rose, and runs until September 28, when the production will embark on a national tour. $15 rush tickets are available for the Friday night performances. Tarragon Theatre (30 Bridgman Avenue), 8 p.m., $30–$35.
WORDS: A reminder that this month marks the fifth anniversary of This Is Not A Reading Series, a literary series presented by Pages Books and Magazines. Tonight, head over to the Gladstone Hotel for a tribute to TINARS and Pages’ founder Marc Glassman, featuring speakers Cameron Bailey, David Kent, Eldon Garnet, and Hal Niedzviecki, among others. Gladstone Hotel Ballroom (1214 Queen Street West), 7:30 p.m., FREE.
ART: Toronto artist Maggie Dozwell has a new exhibition opening today at Hang Man Gallery. The show, called “What I Learned Last Week,” explores abstract landscapes through the use of natural elements, like feathers and pebbles. Until September 21. Hang Man Gallery (756 Queen Street East), 12–5 p.m., FREE.
Photo of The Silver Jews’ David Berman by richt/tlobf.