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Justin Hawkins of British rock group The Darkness receives the award for Best British Group on stage at the Brit Awards in London, February 17, 2004. (Stephen Hird/Reuters)
Justin Hawkins of British rock group The Darkness receives the award for Best British Group on stage at the Brit Awards in London, February 17, 2004. (Stephen Hird/Reuters)

What to do in Toronto from Jan. 19 to 25: See the Darkness, experience the Happy Show and much more Add to ...

With 25 installations involving 40 artists and designers, we can safely say that the Gladstone Hotel is fully booked. A four-day festival of public-space projects, guided tours and outside-the-box room ideas take over the boutique lodging house. Jan. 24 to 27, 1214 Queen St. W., 416-531-4635, comeuptomyroom.com.

Interior Design Show

We’re no experts, but it is safe to say that race-car beds are out of fashion in 2013. Fortunately, for diaper-toting designophiles and parents of growing children, this year’s IDS pays attention to nurseries, bedrooms, playrooms, even classrooms. Get ideas on crib-pimping and more through a series of exhibits dedicated to kids and families. Jan. 24 to 27 (Jan. 24, opening night party, $55 to $60; Jan. 25, professional trade day; Jan. 26 and 27, general admission, $19 to $22. Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St. W., interiordesignshow.com.

FUNDRAISER

Music Therapy Concert

If you’re not sure of the medicinal properties of music, just have a listen to the feel-good piano pop of the songstress Darelle London, one of the sunshine performers offering their talent in support of the Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund. Song-in-his-heart comedian Sean Cullen is also on a bill emceed by the affable Barenaked Ladies drummer Tyler Stewart. Jan. 20, 8 pm. $10. The Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W., 416-535-0200 or musictherapytrust.ca.

FAMILY

The Magic Horn

The Magic Circle Mime Company tells the story of the magic of musical instruments, with help from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, whose own brass is capable of much razzle-dazzle as well. Jan. 19, 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St., 416-872-4255.

CONTINUING

Toronto International Boat Show To Jan. 20. Direct Energy Place, torontoboatshow.com.

The Way We Feel: A Celebration of the Music of Gordon Lightfoot To Jan. 20. Hugh’s Room, 416-531-6604.

Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting To Jan. 20. AGO, 416-979-6648.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch To Jan. 27. Drake Hotel, brownpapertickets.com.

Freckleface Strawberry To Feb. 24 (Sundays). Lower Ossington Theatre, 416-915-6747.

BOOKING AHEAD

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience Jan. 31. Massey Hall, 416-872-4275.

Al Purdy Tribute Feb. 6. Koerner Hall, 416-408-0208 or alpurdy.ca.

Solange Feb. 22. The Hoxton, ticketweb.ca.

Major Lazer Feb. 28. Music Hall, 1-855-985-5000.

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite March 1. Music Hall, 1-855-985-5000.

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