Arts Briefs

UTSC art show
Abstract art is coming to the Doris McCarthy Gallery. Paragons: New Abstraction from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery runs at the University of Toronto Scarborough from Jan. 17 to March 9. Visit for more information.

Tat’s funny
Laugh your way through this holiday season with Tat-Ming’s Christmas Stand-up Comedy at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto. Shows run Dec. 22 and 23. Visit or call 416-292-9293.

Naughty or nice
Still need to fill Santa in on what you want for Christmas? He’ll be available to meet with good girls and boys at Malvern Town Centre until Christmas Eve. Check out to find out the dates and hours Santa will be in the mall’s centre court.

The gift of food
West Hill Community Services collects non-perishable food items, winter clothes, sleeping bags, cash donations and needs lots of help as demand increases. For more information visit