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Radar: January 28th, 2009

Top Toronto event picks for Wednesday, January 28, 2009:

1. 11th ANNUAL FANTASY FASHION SHOW
Over 12 designers exhibit wearable artwork at this annual over-the-top runway show, with off-runway shirts by Michael DeForge, Daniel Erban, Catherine Heard, Ed Pien, Seth Scriver, and others available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Gallery 1313.
Gallery 1313. 1313A Queen Street W, (416) 536-6778.
FASHION / 8-10pm / $15 / website

2. SNAKEBUS to PROJECT FOR A NEW AMERICAN CENTURY
Hop on the Snakebus to Art Gallery of York University's opening of Project for a New American Century. Artist Diane Borsato partners with reptile educator Blair Watson for a Performance bus show-and-tell -- live turtles, lizards and snakes for passenger handling pleasure. Someone call Samuel Jackson: it's sequel time. Departs OCAD at 6pm sharp for York University and returns downtown at 9pm.
OCAD. 100 McCaul Street.
ART / 6pm / free / website

3. PROJECTproject at COMEDYBAR
PROJECTproject presents a comedy extravaganza, opening with a solo set by Kris Siddiqi and closing with an "improvised gladiatorial death-match". Bring out the elbow pads; considering the talent here, this will be a feisty one.
Comedy Bar. 945 Bloor Street W, (647) 898-5324.
COMEDY / 9pm / pay what you roll $1-6 / website

4. SOUNDSTREAMS SALON 21: WHAT ON EARTH IS CANADIAN CHORAL MUSIC?
Exactly. Moderator and conductor Robert Cooper speaks with guests Christos Hatzis, Leonard Enns, Lydia Adams and Doreen Rao, shedding light on the Canadian choral music scene.
Bata Shoe Museum. 327 Bloor Street W, (416) 504-1282.
FORUM / 7pm / free / website

5. JOSH REICHMANN + THE ORACLE BAND, VALERY GORE, LAURA BARRETT
Paperbag Records presents a holy-crap roster of Josh Reichmann & The Oracle Band, Valery Gore, and the always adorable Laura Barrett.
Horseshoe Tavern. 370 Queen Street W, (416) 598-4753.
MUSIC / 9pm / $8 / website

6. REMIXED THAT: THE FINAL REMIX THIS
After a year and a bit at Andy Poolhall, the remixing series is taking a final bow. Dance your disappointment away with Robb G, Barbi + Cryo, Tom Wrecks + TASC, and Medley + Tay'more.
Andy Poolhall. 489 College Street, (416) 923-5300.
PARTY / 9pm / free / website

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