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Urban Planner: September 24, 2012

In today's Urban Planner: the 21-and-under crowd get to see a free performance of Die Fledermaus; Laughable returns to Unlovable; and Dinosaur Jr. and The Besnard Lakes play Lee's Palace.

The Besnard Lakes open for Dinosaur Jr tonight at Lee's Palace. Photo by Chris Gergley.

THEATRE: Ah, to be young again. Youth 16 to 21 can take part in an interactive workshop this afternoon, and attend a rehearsal of the Canadian Opera Company’s production of Die Fledermaus, which opens October 4. The Four Seasons Centre For the Performing Arts (145 Queen Street West), 5:30 p.m., FREE for youth 16–21 (pre-register via

COMEDY: The Just For Laughs 42 Festival is going strong, with performances around town by comics like Andy Kindler, Todd Barry, and Pete Holmes, but there’s also some independent laughs to be had without a festival pass. Laughable at Unlovable returns tonight after an extended summer hiatus. Co-hosts Nick Flanagan and Steph Tolev welcome guests including DJ Demers, Graham Chittenden, James Hartnett, and more. Unlovable (1415B Dundas Street West), 9 p.m., PWYC.

MUSIC: Tonight belongs to the “dinosaurs” of indie rock—literally. Dinosaur Jr. brings their new album I Bet On Sky to Lee’s Palace tonight, supported by past Polaris Prize nominees The Besnard Lakes. Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor Street West), Besnard Lakes at 9 p.m., $34.50 in advance ($40 at the door.)

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