Radar: February 10th, 2009
Top Toronto event picks for TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2009:
ART | thinkTORONTO at 401 Richmond
See Toronto as visionaries imagine it, at Spacing's thinkTORONTO urban design ideas competition. Entries that didn't make the final magazine cut will also be on display. Opens today, with official reception this Thursday, February 12, from 7-10pm.
Urban Space Gallery. 401 Richmond Street W, 1st floor.
9-6pm / FREE / website
CLASSES | Intro To Bike Repair
With more people trading in their Volkswagen for a lil' velo love, this night of fixing flats and basic bike care could make you the popular kid on the block.
Community Bicycle Network. 761 Queen West, Pre-register (416) 504-2918.
7pm / $30 / website
FILM | Friday the 13th: Free Advanced Screening
I don't know how CINSSU swings this, but I'm not complaining: show up early at Innis Town Hall for a free advanced screening of this classic slasher remake. Contact CINSSU to obtain remaining passes for guaranteed seating. If not, show up early and press your luck in the rush line. There's always a chance.
Innis Town Hall. 2 Sussex Avenue, email@example.com
830pm / FREE / website
FOOD | GlobalAware's Vegan Chocolate Party
GlobalAware's own chocolatier Siu throws a chocolate-themed party with fair trade, vegan chocolate goodies for sampling. Your sweet tooth will squeal with joy.
GlobalAware. 19 Kensington Avenue, (416) 204-1984.
6-8pm / FREE / website
LECTURE | 160 Years of Science: the RCI and the History of Science in Canada
The Royal Canadian Institute for the Advancement of Science presents a talk on influential people, institutions, and events in Canadian science history. Michael Egan, Lauren Goldstein, Geoff Bil, Taryn McMillan, Clare Whittingham, and Caleb Wellum speak proudly on the matter. Science is the new black, after all.
Koffler Institute. 569 Spadina Avenue, Room 108.
730pm / FREE / website
MUSIC | Hylozoists In-store at Soundscapes
Indie instrumentalists Hylozoists play dreamy material from their new release L'ile De Sept Villes.
Soundscapes. 572 College Street, (416) 537-1620.
6pm / FREE / website
PARTY | Gentleman Reg Listening Party + Video Screening
Hang out at local Parkdale favourite The Beaver and get a sneak preview of Gentleman Reg's soon-to-be-released videos and CD, Jet Black.
The Beaver. 1192 Queen Street W, (416) 537-2768.
11pm / FREE / website
WORDS | BookThug Spring Launch Party
BookThug, unofficial flagwaver of experimental literature, celebrates two new releases: Marianne Apostolides' novel, Swim, and Melissa Buzzeo's book of poetry, Face.
Supermarket. 268 Augusta Avenue, (416) 840-0501.
730-1030pm / FREE / events calendar.
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