In today's Urban Planner: a photo exhibit about prostate cancer in Brookfield Place, a talk and screening with Renzo Martens, Craig Stickland is hitting the stage at the Drake, Spare Hearts Improv kicks off 2012 with its first show, and there's still time to check out great shows at the Next Stage Theatre Festival.
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In today's Urban Planner: check out a reading of Coleen MacPherson's latest, The Selfsame Hour; watch comedians public nudity at Strip Comedy; and catch Friendly Rich and The Lollipop People as they start their weekly residency at the Cameron House.
In today's Urban Planner: artists duke it out, UFC style, at Art Battle Cage Matches 2; the Barenaked Ladies' Kevin Hearn unveils his second solo work; and the Songwriter Circle takes over the Tranzac.
In today's Urban Planner: get your bloated turkey belly out of the house and check out a free holiday movie at NFB Mediatheque, five dollars will get you in to see five bands at the Drake, bring some canned goods over to the Garrison to get into its music festival, and it's your last chance to take in Jason Collett's Basement Revue Series at the Dakota Tavern.
In today's Urban Planner: it's the shortest day of the year, and you can celebrate the winter solstice in Kensington Market; Toronto Masque Theatre presents a holiday cabaret and fundraiser; and Lily Frost takes to the stage at the Dakota Tavern.
In today's Urban Planner: attend a benefit concert featuring Fucked Up, watch acrobats fly through the sky as Cirque du Soleil rolls into town, and stop by Grand Canyon's CD-release party at the Drake.
In today's Urban Planner: Ballet Jörgen Canada showcases its Canadian take on The Nutcracker; C Magazine celebrates the launch of Issue 112; and Shannon Graham brings her eclectic music to the Tranzac.
In today's Urban Planner: head out on your lunch break for a free concert by a capella group Cadence; the Lower Ossington Theatre opens its production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; and check out Great Aunt Ida's CD-release celebration.
In today's Urban Planner: learn about transit at the "Now What?" series of panel discussions; think about social issues through the lens of design, starting with a talk about the Occupy Movement at the Centre for Social Innovation; and see a revue that visits a number of past Off-Broadway hits.
Today in Toronto: Stand up for women at a vigil for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, wash down your gourmet vegan dinner with a perfectly matched beer at the Canadian Beer News Dinner Series, listen to a performance of the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, get in the holiday spirit with BITCH SALAD's 25th comedy show, and head to the Dakota Tavern for the fifth edition of Jason Collett's Basement Revue Series.
In today's Urban Planner: it's the end of November and you can shop for a cause at the CBC Charity Craft Sale, bid adieu to moustaches at Laughstache, and stop by Devon Williams' show at the Garrison.
In today's Urban Planner: the CP Holiday Train is making a stop with musical entertainment for a good cause; Brick magazine is hosting a launch party for its 88th issue; and Kathryn Calder takes to the stage to promote her most recent album.
In today's Urban Planner: random acts of science take over the streets; the CBC kicks off the 2012 edition of its literature competition, Canada Reads; the Design Exchange honours design excellence at its annual awards; and indie-pop singer Jenn Grant plays at Hugh's Room.
Today's Urban Planner: Listen to a talk by architect and artist Didier Faustino; Obsidian Theatre and The Shaw Festival present Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer Prize–winning play Topdog/Underdog; and Young People's Theatre explores issues of racism and homophobia in Would You Say The Name of This Play?*
Today in Toronto: see the National Ballet of Canada kick off its 60th season with Romeo and Juliet, rock out to indie supergroup Mister Heavenly, and listen in on three authors at the Pivot Reading Series.
In today's Urban Planner: Learn about liquor at the Spadina Museum, listen to ROM curator Justin Jennings talk about the rise and fall of Mayan rulers, check out indie singer Lykke Li at the Sound Academy, and watch Haley McGee will present her work at Play Reading Week.
In today's Urban Planner: love your local City-run theatre? Better make your voice heard at the public consultation; Found vs. FOUND looks to crown the ultimate found items in the battle between FOUND Magazine and the Found Footage Festival; and check out a showcase of independent musical talent hosted by BLUEBLACKmusic.