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Radar: March 18th, 2009

Toronto events on the Radar for WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar

FORUM | Making It Work: Art, Access and Legislation in the Digital Age
A public forum on building and sustaining our online Canadian arts presence, while ensuring everyone gets their fair piece of the pie. Hosted by Olivia Chow, MP, with digital rights experts Charlie Angus, Michael Geist, Don Quarles, Stephen Waddell, and Victoria Owen.
Health Sciences Building, 6th Floor, U of T, 155 College Street.
7-9pm / FREE

COMEDY | Mark Forward at Yuk Yuk's
2006 Just For Laughs Homegrown Winner Mark Forward will make you guffaw with a stretch of shows at Yuk Yuk's downtown. Runs to March 22nd.
Yuk Yuk's, 224 Richmond Street.
8pm / $12-19

DANCE | 8th International Erik Bruhn Prize Competition
Young dancers compete for the coveted Erik Bruhn Prize, which honours passion and dedication to the craft. Witness the future direction of dance, and wish that you could lift your leg half as high without hearing it crack into three.
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen Street W. (416) 363-8231.
730pm / $20-200

FESTIVAL | Spring at Canada Blooms: The Toronto Flower & Garden Festival
If your green thumb needs some arousal, head to Canada Blooms and take in the 6+ acres of creative gardens designed by Canada's best landscapers. This year, over 200 hours of gardening seminars, demonstrations, and workshops are offered, featuring national and international gardening experts. Considering I can't even keep a cactus alive, this should come in handy. Runs to March 22.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street W.
10-9, 10-6 SU / $12-18, FREE children

OTHER | Green Jobs Fair at University of Toronto: Preparing for a Green Economy
For those of you contemplating a career change, the enviro-conscious route may tickle your fancy. The job fair takes place in the Stone Lobby of the Medical Sciences building with discussions by Dr. Wayne Roberts, John Paul Morgan, and John Cartwright from 1-3pm in the neighbouring J.J. McLeod Theatre.
Stone Lobby and J.J. McLeod Theatre, Medical Sciences Building, 1 Kings College Circle.
11-4pm / FREE

WORDS | Authors at Harbourfront Centre
New fiction by Canadian authors Kim Echlin with The Disappeared, Jessica Grant with Come, Thou Tortoise, and Colin McAdam with Fall. Alison Pick hosts.
Harbourfront Centre, Lakeside Terrrace. 235 Queens Quay W.
730pm / $8

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