Radar: April 23rd, 2009
Events on Toronto's Radar for THURSDAY, APRIL 23rd, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
ART | I Lose Track Of My Mind Sometimes
An open gallery show for street artist collective We Kill You, pimpin' their trademark monster- and street-influenced art in painting, clothing, toy, and opening party form. Exhibit runs to May 7th.
Gordon Daniel Gallery, 460 Parliament Street.
7pm / FREE
ENVIRONMENT | 5th Annual Green Toronto Awards
A big red-carpet affair that honours our environmental trailblazers and kicks off this weekend's Green Living Show. With hosts Mayor David Miller, Deputy Mayor Joe Pantalone and environmentalist/actor Ed Begley, Jr. Free, but you must RSVP to attend.
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place.
7-9pm, 615pm doors / FREE
PARTY | Fourtet at Wrongbar
If you haven't clued in already, someone at Wrongbar certainly knows some important people: tonight, electronic institution Four Tet enters the building. Appearing with Vowls.
Wrongbar, 1279 Queen Street W. (416) 516-8677.
10pm / $18.50 advance
COMEDY | Comic Vision
Simon Rakoff hosts a comedy benefit to support the fight against blindness. Mike Macdonald headlines, with Terry McGurrin, Meg Soper and Allyson Smith opening.
Koolhaus, 132 Queens Quay E. (416) 869-0045.
8pm, 630pm doors / $20 advance
LECTURE | Why Green Energy?
David Suzuki and Hermann Scheer speak about renewable energy solutions to the converted. Don't worry, you converted types: it'll be inspiring.
Convocation Hall, 31 King's College Circle. (416) 978-4725.
630pm / $25-35
MUSIC | Windy + Carl at Whippersnapper Gallery
If all you want is a low-key night, Whippersnapper's got a good dream-folk line-up, with Windy and Carl and Benoit Pouilard. All ages.
Whippersnapper Gallery, 587A College Street.
9pm / $12
STAGE | The Sunshine Boys
Neil Simon's comedy The Sunshine Boys brings an old, bitter vaudevillian duo together for a reunion broadcast, despite their inability to stand in the same room with each other. Opens tonight, and runs to May 3rd.
Toronto Centre for the Arts: Studio Theatre, 5040 Yonge Street.
8pm / $28.50
For full listings, head on over to our events calendar.