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Radar: OTB Holiday Food Drive, Jingle Beats Canned Food Drive, Disney On Ice, DOOWUTCHYALIKE!, Lish at Opera House

CHARITY | OTB Holiday Food Drive
'Tis the season for charity music parties! Tonight, El Mocambo hosts their a food drive and music show with proceeds and perishable food items going to the venue's own Serving Charity foundation. The evening will feature performances by Blind Race, Breached, Last Bullet and Across from Roger with Jumple playing in between each set. A bake sale will also be set up on site and everyone will have a chance to have their photo taken with Santa. Spend your night before the night before Christmas giving back at the ElMo.
El Mocambo (464 Spadina Avenue) 8PM PWYC

CHARITY/PARTY | Jingle Beats Canned Food Drive
In the same vein, Nocturne will open its doors for a 19+ food drive and party featuring a little less rock and a lot more hardcore and techno music. Nine DJs are set to spin this club event, including Fuzzboy, Lady Bass and Cynex b2b Destructo, with the expectation that those attending will be drinking and dancing until Christmas Eve. The best part about this event is that admission is free with any canned good, which means tickets can be purchased at nearly any grocery store in the city.
Nocturne (550 Queen Street West) 10PM Free with canned goods

THEATRE | Disney On Ice
Disney freaks and geeks will be delighted to learn that tonight marks the return of the Disney On Ice show in Toronto. The ice skating extravaganza will feature Disney's most popular characters from the company's 100 years of filmmaking history performing dances and acrobatics to Disney soundtracks. A family-friendly show that is exceptionally priced for Toronto, the performance runs until January 1st.
Rogers Centre (1 Blue Jays Way) 7PM $15-$39

MUSIC | DOOWUTCHYALIKE! w/ DJ Spinbad, Scratch & Skratch Bastid and Kardi
Partying is the theme of this Friday night and Revival's Doowutchyalike is a strong contender if you're looking for an evening featuring world famous rappers and DJs. This hip hop event will be hosted by Toronto rapper Kardinal Offishall with sets by the renowned DJ Starting From Scratch and special guests DJ Spinbad and Skratch Bastid. Advanced tickets will be available at Play De Record, Home Base & Livestock for $15 for this party that goes until 4AM tonight.
Revival Bar (783 College Street) 9:30PM $15 advance, $20 before midnight, $25 regular

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