The Palais Royale, 1601 Lakeshore Blvd. W.
Anne Michaels, Ian Brown and Wayson Choy are among the authors taking part in Read for the Cure at 6:30 p.m. $75. www.readforthecure.ca
Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W.
Opera takes over the Drake Hotel tonight with The Ladies Of The Lakes concert and dinner as part of the Alphabet City Festival. 7 pm. $105. www.alphabet-city.org.
Through Saturday, Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen St. W.
Henry James The Turn Of The Screw by Henry James is being performed by DVxT Theatre Company. www.dvxt.com
Rocking The Cradle by Des Walsh, about a Newfoundland woman driven to extremes by her wish for a child, is currently being previewed. www.tarragontheatre.com
Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St.
Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas performs tonight. $85.50 to $49.50. www.roythomson.com
Air Canada Centre
The Toronto Raptors take on the Detroit Pistons tonight at 7 p.m. www.nba.com/raptors