Toronto Tipsheet: Pussy Riot, Loreena McKennitt, Remembrance Day and more

Holy Fuck Catch the experimental electronic local heroes who bring their latest album Congrats to Lee's Palace. Doors 8:30 pm..


Holy Fuck Catch the experimental electronic local heroes who bring their latest album Congrats to Lee’s Palace. Doors 8:30 pm. $15. December 17. See listing.

Japandroids If you couldn’t grab tickets to the Vancouver rock duo’s rammed Horseshoe show, try, try again for this Danforth Music Hall gig. Doors 7 pm. $22.50-$25. February 17. See listing.

Loreena McKennitt The Celtic musician plays her first show in Toronto in almost a decade. Massey Hall. 7:30 pm. $59.50-$99.50. See listing.

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

Night Owl Festival Ahead of the psych rock fest next week comes this warm-up show with Holy Wave, Mimico, uubbuurruu and Hush Pup. Silver Dollar. 9 pm. $11. See listing.

Remembrance Day Commemoration Military procession to Strachan Avenue Military Cemetery starts at 10:45 am. West gate, Fort York Garrison Common. Free. See listing.

Pussy Riot The provocative Russian punk/feminist activists have managed to piss off Vladimir Putin and make political waves all over the world. They take the stage with musician – and provocateur in his own right – Damian Abraham of Fucked Up for a conversation that promises to be enlightening and big fun. Velvet Underground. 7 pm. $27.50. Don’t miss our interview with Pussy Riot ahead of the show. See listing.

Johnny and the G-Rays The vintage Toronto rock and rollers play a 40th-anniversary show at the Rivoli. 8:30 pm. $10 at the door. 416-596-1908. See listing.

Raffi The children’s performer brings his 40th-anniversary family concert to Roy Thomson Hall, with Ken Whiteley. 1 & 4:30 pm. $37.50-$65. See listing.

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

Playwrights Canada Launch NOW’s Jon Kaplan and Susan G. Cole host readings by Judith Thompson, Kawa Ada and others at Studio Bar. FREE. 7 pm. facebook.com. See listing.

Cuba From Behind The Curtain Enrique Colina’s film clips reveal the Cuba tourists don’t see. Free. 7 pm. Ryerson School of Image Arts. Room 307. See listing.

ProArteDanza: Season 2016 New work by Roberto Campanella and Robert Glumbek debuts at Fleck Dance Theatre. 8 pm. To November 19. $25-$45. 416-973-4000. See listing.

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

Thee Oh Sees The prolific San Fran garage rockers’ shows are legend, so don’t miss them at the Danforth Music Hall. 7 pm. $23.50. November 17. See listing.

Stop Nestle Talk by Mike Nagy and music by Shaw Street Symphony raise money for Wellington Water Watchers. 7 pm. Pwyc. The Schmooz. November 17. See listing.

TomorrowLove Stories about romance intersect in Outside the March’s immersive, site-specific play. $30-$40. The Aorta. November 19-December 4. See listing.

Jean-Michel Blais Our favourite contemporary minimal pianist plays the Great Hall. 9 pm. $17. November 19. See listing.

Hamilton: Man, Myth, Musical Historian/author Robert Watson discusses Alexander Hamilton and the phenomenon of the smash musical. 8 pm. $29. Innis Town Hall. November 19. See listing.

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