Group of Seven Nutcracker
When: Friday, 8 p.m.
Where: Betty Oliphant Theatre
Ballet Jorgen adapts Tchaikovsky’s enchanted work with the help of our country’s most iconic landscape artists, the Group of Seven. $20-$45. For tickets call 416-978-8849.

Christmas is a Bitch: an anti-Christmas story
When: Friday & Saturday, 10 p.m.
Where: Bad Dog Theatre
Hate Jingle Bell Rock? Abhor Yuletide cheer? Dreading that Christmas dinner “catch-up” session with your intrusive aunt? Perfect, because Bad Dog is presenting an entirely improvised comedic performance. $10. For tickets, visit

We Are Busy Bodies 5th Anniversary
When: Friday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Garrison
With bands like Cuff the Duke and Japanther, five-year-old local indie label We Are Busy Bodies celebrate. $10/$5 with canned food. 1197 Dundas W.

White Cowbell Oklahoma
When: Friday, 9 p.m.
Where: Lee’s Palace
Though born in Canada, the cowboy hats and greasy licks make White Cowbell Oklahoma as American as apple pie. You bring the grime; they’ll bring the southern riffs. $15.

Jay Sean

When: Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: Hershey Centre
This one-man boy band from West London, UK will have fans screaming and dancing this weekend to songs from his latest album, All Or Nothing. $55-$85.

Cinderella in Mudy York

When: Friday to Jan. 1
Where: Tarragon Theatre
Cinderella’s pumpkin carriage is headed to York’s Government House ball for Puppetmongers’ revisiting of their 1999 Dora-nominated production. 16; children/students/seniors $13. 30 Bridgman. 416-531-1827.

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