Parkdale Picks

December 30, 2011

Parkdale Picks for Friday December 29, 2011 – Thursday January 5th, 2012!

Parkdale has all sorts of events this week to help you to say goodbye to 2011 and ring in the New Year!
December 30th
  • 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.
December 31st 
  • 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,
  • 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,
  • 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
January 1st, 2012:
  • 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.