Mad Hot Ballet: Spellbound

  • Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts (145 Queen Street West)
  • 6:30 p.m.

You’ve been looking for an event to get dressed up for, and here it is! Enjoy an enchanting evening of dance and drinks at Mad Hot Ballet: Spellbound. This fundraising gala for The National Ballet of Canada features an hour of dance performances curated by celebrated ballerina and National Ballet artistic director Karen Kain, followed by a cocktail reception.

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Twelve Angry Men

  • Young Centre for the Performing Arts (50 Tank House Lane)
  • 8 p.m.

If you haven’t heard of Twelve Angry Men, you’ve likely seen it parodied in a number of movies and television shows over the years. Now here’s your chance to see the real deal, on stage, thanks to the Soulpepper Theatre Company. Watch the drama unfold in a claustrophobic deliberation room as one dissenting juror unravels what is supposed to be an open-and-shut murder case.

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The Black Museum: An Image of Death

How's this for meta? Sisters Ginger and Brigitte stage their own death photos in Ginger Snaps. Photo courtesy of Copperheart Entertainment.

How's this for meta? Sisters Ginger and Brigitte stage their own death photos in Ginger Snaps. Photo courtesy of Copperheart Entertainment.

  • Royal Cinema (608 College Street)
  • 9 p.m.

If you’re fascinated by morbid stuff, (a) you’re not alone, and (b) here’s a lecture you need to attend. The Black Museum returns to the hallowed halls of the Royal Cinema for An Image of Death: Our Evolving Relationship with Mortality on Screen. Rue Morgue magazine’s editor-in-chief, Dave Alexander, will take a look at our relationship with death and art through film examples such as Death and the Civil War, The Others, and Wisconsin Death Trip. You won’t look at horror movies the same way again!

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Ongoing…

A Journey Into the Forbidden City

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