Ali Eisner: “Favourite Things”

Rose Cousins performing at Dakota Tavern. Photo by Ali Eisner.

Rose Cousins performing at Dakota Tavern. Photo by Ali Eisner.

  • Gladstone Hotel (1214 Queen Street West)
  • 12 p.m.

Ali Eisner is already known for being a puppeteer, composer, and performer. Now she adds another line to her resumé with her debut photography exhibit, “Favourite Things.” As one might expect, each photo in the show depicts a cherished moment, person, or item in her life—you’ll find shots of everything from travelling and architecture, to puppets and musicians such as Kathleen Edwards, Ron Sexsmith, and Serena Ryder.

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Belleville-ville Enter 1975

The people you'll meet on the streets of Belleville-ville. Photo by Paul Fee Gunn.

The people you'll meet on the streets of Belleville-ville. Photo by Paul Fee Gunn.

  • Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton Street)
  • 8:30 p.m.

The fictional town of Belleville-ville, Ontario, is preparing to Enter 1975. Join the local drunk, priest, bus driver, and other town folk as they go about their daily lives and get ready for the new year in this improvised soap opera. Feeling creative? Bring some story ideas with you—the narrative proceeds according to audience suggestions.

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The Sketchersons 10-Year Anniversary Celebration

  • Comedy Bar (945 Bloor Street West)
  • 9:15 p.m., 8 p.m.

In 2004. Gary Rideout Jr., Pat Thornton, and Tal Zimmerman formed the Sketchersons, and set out to establish an outlet for local comedic talent—the result was Sunday Night Live. Now, with over 200 shows, awards, and tours of North America under their belts, they present The Sketchersons 10-Year Anniversary Celebration. Join them for four nights of comedy, which will include year-specific “best of” shows featuring alumni casts and new content mashups. The weekend wraps up with a Best of 2013 spectacular.

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The Royal Ontario Museum Takes a Modern Approach to the Cradle of Civilization

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  • Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queens Park)
  • All day
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