Parkdale has all sorts of events this week to help you to say goodbye to 2011 and ring in the New Year!
- Philistine, 1394 Queen West, 11am – 7pm. Boxing Day Sale Continues!
- The Shop Under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen West, 10pm – 2:30am. New Year’s Eve Eve Bash! HotKid w/ Spitfist, Hate Gang & Pkew Pkew Pkew (Gunshots). $5.
- Keriwa Café, 1690 Queen West. Five-course prix-fixe New Year’s eve tasting menu, with seatings at 5:30, 7, 8:30 and 10pm. $125 per person (add $50 for wine pairings). 416-533-2552, keriwacafe.ca.
- Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen West, New Year’s Eve party with Johnny Z Karaoke and 70s dance party.
- Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen West. 10pm – 4am. Love Triangle party with three events in one venue features Jokers of the Scene w/the Soul Proprietor of Bedouin Sound Clash, iDRUM, and Runway Renee in the Ballroom, second floor Champagne Gallery and the Melody Bar. $40 all parties, $50 dinner. Tickets at Gladstone, Rotate This, Soundscapes.
- Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen West. 9pm. White Girl NYE party with DJs Patrick McGuire, Josh McIntyre & Ghetto Gold Matt spinning hip-hop. DJ Scott Wade (Smithfits) on the main floor after midnight playing new wave, Britpop and punk. $10.
- Pia Bouman School for Ballet, 6 Noble, AlienInFlux + Promise Warehouse New Year’s Eve party with Jake Fairley, Jeremy P Caulfield, Kevan Fraser, Ali Black and DBoom spinning house and techno. In the Bass Lounge Djunya, the Lemon Bucket Orchestra, Friendlyness & Isax, Spyne and Violet perform. 10:30 pm till 5:30 am. $40 online. 416-533-3706, www.ilovepromise.com.
- The Sister, 1554 Queen West. 9pm. Ready Steady Ring: A Mod New Year with Modraphelia fashion show, DJ Bobbi Guy and music of The Jam. $20, adv $15 (Rotate This, Soundscapes and Good Catch General Store).
- Wrongbar, 1279 Queen West. 9pm. DJ Sneak and special guests. Advance $30 (Rotate This, Soundscapes, online at wrongbar.eventbrite.com)
- Gladstone Hotel, Melody Bar, 1214 Queen West. Family Acoustic Brunch – Bluegrass
January 3rd, 2012:
- Chartreuse Style, 1692 Queen West. Pop-Up Trunk Sale. 11-5pm until January 15th. Up to 75% off at Parkdale’s Eco-Boutique.
January 4th, 2012
- Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen West. The Neil Young’uns.
January 5th, 2012
- Gladstone Hotel, Melody Bar, 1214 Queen West. Bradleyboy Mac Arthur.
- Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen West. Rust Belt Lights, Thirtyseven, Bathurst. $10.