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Radar: January 20th, 2009

Top Toronto event picks for Tuesday, January 20, 2009:

As if I'd let this day slip without an Obamania-focused event listing. Impossible! So, if you need more than what's blaring on your favourite all-news channels...




1. DOWNTOWN ART + SOUND: JESSICA GORLICKY
A free evening of music and art with paintings by artist/fashion designer Jessica Gorlicky and DJ Gay + DJ OB/GYN. If I had to judge by name alone, this night sounds pretty hot to me.
Rivoli - upstairs. 334 Queen Street W, 416-596-1908.
ART / 630pm / free / website

2. LAUGHS FOR POSSIBILITY COMEDY FUNDRAISER
Join Rick Mercer Report writer Tim Steeves, Comedy Now's Kenny Robinson, Last Comic Standing contestant Winston Spear, and others to raise money for Bloorview Kids Rehab.
Absolute Comedy. 2335 Yonge Street, (416) 486-7700.
COMEDY / 830pm / $30 / website

3. ST. DIRT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL at TRANZAC
A couple hours with SDES, Tranzac's resident klezmer-jazz band, is one of the most pleasant, heart-warming things you can do to start your night.
Tranzac. 292 Brunswick Avenue, (416) 923-8137.
MUSIC / 730pm / PWYC / website

4. 2008 TORONTO BIKE AWARDS
The City of Toronto and Toronto Cyclists Union present awards to the best bicycle friendly businesses. Theatre performances, cool raffle prizes from MEC & Crumpler, music by GUH and DJ duo Dorian + Dorian... AND valet bike parking for those who want to roll in with style.
Gladstone Hotel. 1214 Queen Street W, (416) 531-4635.
OTHER / 7pm / $10 or PWYC / website

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