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The production of Terminus is being presented in an nontraditional manner, with 200 patrons seated on the stage.
The production of Terminus is being presented in an nontraditional manner, with 200 patrons seated on the stage.

The week in events By Brad Wheeler

What to do in Toronto, Nov. 24 - 30: Terminus, Kid Koala, A Brimful of Asha and more Add to ...

Skip the nog; bring on the grog. Taste malted beverages and listen to Mariah Carey ho-ho-ho music at an event hosted by Toronto’s Festival of Beer that barley costs you a thing. Nov. 29, 6 to 9 p.m. Free. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W., 416-531-4635.

EVENT

 

Designing 007: 50 Years of Bond Style

 

For our eyes only: an exhibition of costumes, props, gadgets, concept artwork and artifacts from the spy-film series makes its North American premiere. Items include the steel chompers worn by Richard (Jaws) Kiel in The Spy Who Loved Me and a variety of things golden. To Jan. 20, 2013. $10.50 to $15. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W., 416-968-3456.

 

Awesome Foundation Pitch Night

 

We’re just spitballing here, but how about having an event where people propose novel schemes and innovative concepts in a friendly setting for cash prizes? Nov. 29, 6 to 8 p.m. Free. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W, 416-531-4635.

 

FREE

 

War Horse

 

Lest we forget, for upcoming performances of the First World War drama about a valiant stallion, war veterans and current armed forces members are invited to attend the blockbuster play free of charge. To Dec. 2. Ticket available in person only at Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W., 416-872-1212.

 

The Boxing Girls of Kabul

 

“It was the first time I had seen a ring, and there I was climbing into it.” A documentary concerns three Afghan women who defy odds, tradition and the Taliban as they fight for their right to fight.

Nov. 28, 6:30 p.m. (followed by Q&A with the director). Hart House Library, 7 Hart House Circle, harthouse.ca.

FAMILY

 

Snow White: The Deliciously Dopey Family Musical!

 

The annual Ross Petty pantomime this year features a young princess and a seven-man posse of tiny people who are famously pigeonholed as being either doctoring, irritable, jovial, laconic, shy, allergy-ridden and simple-minded. To Jan. 5. $32 to $90. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St., 1-855-599-9090.

 

Stanley’s Game Seven

 

Once upon a time. they used to play hockey. A new 3-D film adds computer-generated animation and archival NHL footage to a story about beer-leaguers who pay to skate and dream for free. $11 to $17.50 (admission to Hockey Hall of Fame). TSN Theatre, 30 Yonge St., 416-360-7735.

 

CHRISTMAS EVENTS

 

Rosedale Cavalcade Of Lights Nov. 24 (2 to 8 p.m.). rosedalemainstreet.ca.

Beach Christmas Parade Nov. 25 (1 p.m.). communitycentre55.com.

Winterfest on Toronto’s Waterfront to Dec. 16 (weekends). Queens Quay, waterfrontbia.com.

Swedish Christmas Festival Nov. 24 and 25. York Quay Centre, 416-973-4000.

One of a Kind Christmas Show and Sale to Dec. 2. Direct Energy Centre, oneofakindshow.com.

Light up the Riverside Nov. 29 (5 to 9 p.m.). riverside-to.com.

Toronto Christmas Market Nov. 30 to Dec. 16. Distillery District, torontochristmasmarket.com.

 

BOOKING AHEAD

 

A Christmas Carol Dec. 3 to 29. Young Centre, soulpepper.ca or 416-866-8666.

Go Tell it on the Mountain: The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show Dec. 7. Roy Thomson Hall, 416-872-4255.

Hart House Winter Buffet Dec. 18 to 20. 416-978-8849.

Sing-along Messiah Dec. 23. Massey Hall, 416-872-4255.

 

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