+Moving pictures fest of dance on film and video The fest includes works by Moze Mossanen, Tim Southam and Thierry De Mey. Till Nov 4. Gladstone. $10. www.movingpicturesfestival.com.
the story of my life Neil Bartram and Brian Hill's small-scale musical opens at the Berkeley Theatre and runs till Dec 9. $20-$55. 416-368-3110.
+GRASSY NARROWS SPEAKS OUT Grassy Narrow blockaders tell their story at the Steelworkers Hall. Pwyc. 416-597-1904.
+Borat Don't miss this mockumentary starring Sasha Baron Cohen's hilarious Khazakhstani alter ego, on screens today.
greg keelor The more grizzled Blue Rodeo co-frontman gets psychedelic with his new Aphrodite Rose disc at Lee's Palace. $20. 416-532-1598.
RAPTORS OPENER Find out if our hoopsters' awesome pre-season is for real when they play Milwaukee in the home opener at the ACC. $12.40 and up. 416-870-8000.
steve wynn Former Dream Syndicate frontman dazzles the Horseshoe crowd with atmospheric guitar rock. $10. 416-598-4753.
+meat loaf Will it ever end? The bombastic rocker launches the third instalment of his Bat Out Of Hell series at the Elgin Theatre. $55.50-$149.50. 416-870-8000.
STOP Climate chaos Global Day Of Action to save the earth from greenhouse warming, Metro Hall and rally at Nathan Phillips Square. 647-436-6398.
PEACE PRAYER U of T's Peace Week beings with drumming and song. Free. Hart House. For full schedule, check www.peaceweek.com.
bird flu over the cuckoo's nest Don't miss brilliant cast member Naomi Snieckus's final performance with the Second City. $20-$28. 416-343-0011.
blood brothers Art rock meets screamo in the soft-spoken punk crew's sweat-soaked stage show. Can they upstage ...Trail of Dead at the Phoenix? $19.50. 416-870-8000.
+decemberists Hyper-literate chamber-folk five-piece prove whether they're ready to play in the major (label) leagues at Kool Haus. $22.50. 416-870-8000.
+lyrics born Bay Area rhymeslinger hits up headz with witty wordplay at the Phoenix. $19.50. 416-870-8000.
CARIBOU: the Untold Story Multimedia show on the story of the great Canadian creature with guest Susan Aglukark. Jane Mallett Theatre. $30. 416-971-9453.
+insomnia Daniel Brooks and Guillermo Verdecchia's mesmerizing look at a faltering marriage previews at Buddies, opens Nov 8 and runs till Nov 26. $20-$35. 416-975-8555.
cars The Pixar flick zooms onto DVD shelves. Be the first to get it for the kids on your holiday gift list.
+bob dylan The ever-more-wizened 60s folk-rock prophet makes music for Modern Times at the Air Canada Centre. $39.50-$89.50. 416-870-8000.
Resistance and accommodation A look at the Holocaust in France, part of Holocaust Education Week, with Michael Marrus. Holy Blossom. 416-789-3291.
regent park film festival The fest chronicling experiences of Canadian multicultural communities opens and runs to Nov 12 at Nelson Mandela Park PS. Free. 416-897-1905.
Reimagining Society U of T Peace Week presents former Iraq hostage, Christian Peacemaker Jim Loney. Hart House. Free. 647-868-3966.
now's 25th anniversary issue Pick up the historic issue, on stands today.
GREEN DIVAS ON COUNCIL Celebrate green women candidates with Sarah Harmer and Michelle Rumball at the Gladstone. $20. email@example.com
rendezvous with madness The annual film fest exploring issues of mental health and addiction includes works by Guy Maddin and Chantal Kreviazuk. Till Nov 19 at the Workman Theatre. $8-$25. 416-583-4606.
stranger than fiction Will Ferrell plays it straight for a change as a literary character come to life.
+jon-rae & the river Indie gospel-country revivalists launch their holy rollin' new disc at Lee's Palace. $10. 416-532-1598.
Conviction Film screening and discussion by Matthew Behrens on the role of civil disobedience. Donation. Bloor St United Church. 416-966-2815.
the sleeping beauty Karen Kain's refurbished production runs at the Four Seasons Centre till Nov 19. $40-$190. 416-345-9595.
toronto japanese short film festival It's day two of the three-day fest of shorts. $10. Innis College. www.tjsff.ca.
monkey toast NOW publisher Michael Hollett is the special guest for this night of improv inspired by stories from his life. Drake Underground. Pay-what-you-think. www.monkeytoast.com.
the duhks Lauded prairie roots/country crew hold a hootenanny for twang-lovers at the Horseshoe. $10.50. 416-598-4753.
radiodread The Easy Star All Stars get down 'n' dubby with OK Computer tracks at Lee's Palace. $18.50. 416-532-1598.
ok go Check out the choreographed dance routines when the geekcore power pop crew get jiggy at the Mod Club. $16.50. 416-870-8000.
How to Stop the planet from burning Author George Monbiot is interviewed by journalist Linda McQuaig. Free. Hart House. 416-640-5836.
Activists on Trial OCAP's John Clarke speaks on using the judicial system to thwart social activists. $2-$12. Trinity St. Paul's Church. 416-785-8636.
radio city christmas spectacular The famous Rockettes kick up a storm in the all-ages spectacle, on at the Hummingbird till Dec 31. $45-$100. 416-872-2262.
jamie lidell Brit electronic whiz kid turned improbable blue-eyed soul-stirrer warms hearts at Lee's Palace. $15. 416-532-1598.
jeremy hotz Newsroom and Speed 2 star Hotz returns to Yuk Yuk's Downtown tonight and Nov 17. $45. 416-967-6425.
reel asian The all-Asian film fest celebrating its 10th year runs to Nov 19. $7-$20. 416-703-9333, www.reelasian.com.
toronto sketch comedy festival The fest kicks off tonight and runs till Nov 19 at the Gladstone. $12. www.torontosketchfest.com.
bloc party The Brit post-punk stars preview tunes from their much-anticipated sophomore disc at Ricoh Coliseum. $34.50. 416-870-8000.
making faces Stand-up Nikki Payne performs at the Rivoli for Making Faces, an org that helps children with facial disfigurements express themselves creatively. $tba. 416-596-1908.
the dears Morrissey pals and Montreal pop noir romantics kick off a two-night stand at Lee's Palace. $20. 416-532-1598.