Toronto Tipsheet: Mariah Carey, Danny Brown, Ekran and more

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Sure to sell out, so act fast. Massey Hall. 8 pm. $59.50-$99.50. May 31-June.


Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Sure to sell out, so act fast. Massey Hall. 8 pm. $59.50-$99.50. May 31-June 1. See listings.

The Weeknd The motherfuckin’ Starboy is playing the motherfuckin’ Air Canada Centre. 7:30 pm. $55-$175. On sale Friday (November 4). May 26. See listings.

Mariah Carey Nothing says Christmas like your favourite R&B diva playing a holiday window unveiling at a major department store. Since The Bay has gone all high end with the addition of Saks Fifth Avenue inside its Yonge Street flagship, the retailer is celebrating by summoning The Queen Of Saying The Word “Festive” and her candy bling reindeer to emancipate Toronto from the insufferable nightmare that was the past six years since The Elusive Chanteuse’s last Toronto show. Hudson’s Bay/Saks Fifth Avenue, 176 Yonge. 6:30 pm. FREE. See listings.

Ryerson Social Justice Week Panel discussions, films, art exhibits and spoken word events continue until November 4 at various Ryerson venues. FREE. See listings.

Doctor Strange (NNNN) Benedict Cumberbatch stars as the eccentric Marvel superhero. Opening day. See review. See listings.

Danny Brown The fast-rapping hip-hop musician brings his Exhibition tour to the Phoenix. Doors 8 pm, all ages. $25. See listings.

Really Really Free Market Share your clean and reusable items. No money, trade or barter. Everything is free. 10 am-4 pm. Campbell Park and Playground. See listings.

EcoFair At The Barns Get inspired about greener lifestyle choices at this family-oriented event. Free. 11 am-4 pm. Artscape Wychwood Barns. See listings.

David Sax The author launches The Revenge Of Analog: Real Things And Why They Matter at Type Books on Queen West. FREE bring your fave vinyl to spin. 7 pm. 416-934-9900 ext 202. See listings.

Ekran The Polish Film Fest kicks off with a screening of Generations. Revue Cinema. 7 pm. $22.60. See listings.

Holocaust Survivor Speaks Romanian Joe Leinburd recounts his experience at Bloor-Gladstone Library. FREE. 2 pm. See listings.

Walk Me To The Corner Brent Carver opens his new solo show as part of the Harold Green Jewish Theatre’s 10th anniversary, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. 8 pm. To November 20. $15-$90. See listings.

John K. Samson The Winnipeg musician/poet and former Weakerthans frontman plays his new album at the Mod Club. 7:30 pm. $25. See listings.

Weesageechak Begins To Dance 29 Native Earth’s annual fest of Indigenous theatre and dance in development, including works by Drew Hayden Taylor, Billy Merasty and choreographer Olivia C. Davies, runs to November 19. Aki Studio. FREE-$15, pass $60. See listings.

Judith Scott The artist’s fibre and found-object sculptures are on view at Oakville Galleries. 905-844-4402. To December 30. See listings.

JCC Jewish Book Festival Authors, politicians, entertainers and more celebrate Jewish culture. $10-$40. Schwartz/Reisman Centre and Prosserman JCC. November 10-20. See listings.

Constellations Nick Payne’s play about two people finding love opens at the Bluma Appel. $39-$99. 416-368-3110. November 10 to 27. See listings.

Pussy Riot: In Conversation The Russian punks and feminist activists chat with Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Doors 7 pm. $27.50. November 12. See listings.

Maxwell & Mary J. Blige The R&B heavyweights’ joint tour hits the Air Canada Centre. 7 pm. $49.50-$149.50. November 14. See listings.

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