Radar: MultipliCity, An Evening With Robin Williams, At My Feet, The Toronto Review of Books Issue 5 Launch Party, Keyhole Sessions
ART | Multipli[City]
Toronto the cosmopolitan is expressed by OCAD graduates in the opening of Multipli[City], an exploration of urban existence and how that translates into art. The exhibit explores the city as a metropolis with a platform for artistic dialogue, set forth by artists such as Faraz Anoushah Pour, Jason Deary, Ryan Ferko, Brette Gabel, Trent Hunter, Alex Morrison, Anjuli Rahaman, and Stephen Surlin. The exhibit opens at the OCADU Graduate Gallery today and runs until November 24th.
OCADU Graduate Gallery (205 Richmond Street) 12PM Free
COMEDY | An Evening With Robin Williams
Legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams sits down with Canadian comedian David Steinberg for a chat in front of a Toronto audience tonight at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. The Academy Award-winning actor will discuss the absurdities of life with Steinberg, who is known for having appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson 130 times. Tickets to see the 61-year-old Williams are on the expensive side, but are worth the hefty price tag considering the rarity of his tours.
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (1 Front Street East) 8PM $85-$145
FASHION | At My Feet: Suggestion and Contradiction in the Language of Shoes
Writer and broadcaster Margaret Visser uses her background in history and anthropology to discuss the meanings embodied in modern footwear. The lecture is a part of the Founder's Lecture series, an annual event where The Bata Shoe Museum features a leading thinker at the forefront of culture, dress and society. Visser, who has written several books, will give an illustrated talk on footwear as an extension of her research. Tickets to the lecture and reception, which Visser will attend, are $50. Reception tickets allow attendees to preview the latest exhibit, Collected in the Field, with museum founder Sonja Bata before it opens to the public.
George Ignatieff Theatre (15 Devonshire Place) 6:30PM $30
BOOKS & LIT | The Toronto Review of Books Issue Five Launch Party
The Toronto Review of Books celebrates the launch of its fifth issue, which continues the TRB's mark of publishing the poetry and essays of local writers. Taking place at Poetry Jazz Café tonight at 8PM, the launch party will include poetry readings, drinks, and socializing. Though the event is free, donations are accepted to keep the Toronto Review of Books operating, publishing, and supporting local writers.
Poetry Jazz Café (224 Augusta Avenue) 8PM Free
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