Radar: March 13th, 2009
Toronto events on the Radar for FRIDAY, MARCH 13th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
FILM | RiP: A Remix Manifesto at The Royal
Filmmaker Brett Gaylor follows mash-up musician Girl Talk and explores copyright in the web age. Other on-screen celebs include Lawrence Lessig from Creative Commons, Brazil's Minister of Culture Gilberto Gil and author/web activist Cory Doctorow. Opens tonight, with director in attendance for intro and Q+A.
Royal Cinema, 608 College Street.
7pm, 930pm / $10, $8 students
ART | In/Version
In/Version plucks street art from the street and brings it indoors to Show and Tell Gallery's new space. Artists include Labrona, Dan Buller (DSTRBO) from HVW8, Edward Maloney, Jody Hargreaves, Fredrick Hryszyn (KOPS), Produkt, Daniella Roessler, Elicser Elliott, and Nathan Brown. Tel-Aviv-based artist Know Hope also appears in his first Canadian gig. Opening reception tonight.
Show and Tell Gallery, 1161 Dundas Street W.
7-11pm / FREE
ART | Globface Shapeshifters and the Rest of the Gang
OCAD grad Lee Tiffany's first solo show, The Globface Shapeshifters and the Rest of the Gang, is a street-art inspired series of mouths, eyes, and whimsical creatures. Opening reception tonight. Runs to March 29th.
LE Gallery, 1183 Dundas Street W. (416) 532-8467.
7-10pm / FREE
BENEFIT + DANCE | The Black Cat Fundraiser
A fundraiser for the Toronto Burlesque Festival, featuring Skin Tight Outta Sight, Coco Framboise, Boylesque TO, Miss Mitzy Cream, Ceci My Playmate, Johnny Heartfelt, Mysterion the Mind Reader and The Wolfman.
Goodhandy's, 120 Church Street.
9pm / $13 advance, $20 doors
COMMUNITY | Greening The Neighbourhood... And How Much It Won't Cost Us
Majora Carter, public space advocate and founder of Sustainable South Bronx, discusses sustainability and proves community building doesn't need to put stress on the city's coffers.
Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849.
12-2pm / FREE
MUSIC + ART | When Bad Things Happen: An Indie Exposition
If Canadian Music Week is already getting tiresome, dig deeper into the indie pool with Studio Gallery's DIY music show and exhibition of businesses and artists that promote the indie music cause. Featuring Pirate/Rock, Tamsen + Elliott, and Dawn of Humans. DJ Anthony Gerace spins.
Studio Gallery, 294 College Street, 2nd Floor. (416) 832-3933.
9pm / $10
PARTY | Canadian Music Week: Red Bull 3Style Canada's Top 10 DJs
Canada's best DJs -- 10 of 'em -- vie for the crown of Most Versatile DJ: in 15 minutes each competitor must perform a party-pleasing set containing three different genres of music. With A-Trak, Neil Armstrong, Team Canada DJs, Skratch Bastid, Jokers of the Scene, and Mat the Alien. Hosted by Curtis Santiago.
Circa, 126 John. (416) 979-0044.
10pm / $12.50
PARTY | Runaway Cinema Party II
Watch our treasured Bloor Cinema transform into a dance party venue with Runaway Cinema Party II. Proceeds from alcohol sales help complete Bloor Cinema's current feature film project, written and directed by Robin Sharp. Retro music, booze, and, of course, some classic film clips to keep you wallflowers occupied. 19+.
Bloor Cinema, 506 Bloor West. (416) 516-2331.
1145pm / FREE
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