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Radar: February 11th, 2009

Top Toronto event picks for Wednesday, February 11th, 2009:

STAGE | Rhubarb Festival: Week Two
Buddies in Bad Times launches week two of Rhubarb Festival's program of new works. Shows this week run to February 15 and include Lisa Balkan's Out the Window, Evan Weber's Moon Mission 3, and Alex Wolfson's The Sexual Aberrations, Part One. The whole shebang ends February 22.
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. 12 Alexander Street, (416) 975-8555.
$17 evening pass, $25 week pass / website

COMEDY | Crackin' Up: Canadian Mosaic Comedy Night
The Koffler Centre of the Arts teams up with Colours of Comedy for a laughfest celebrating diversity. Debra DiGiovanni, Dave Merheje, Ali Rizvi, Tracey Erin Smith, and Oren Tamir perform and give peace and harmony a chance.
Rivoli. 334 Queen Street W, (416) 596-1908.
830pm doors, 9pm show / $15 / website

DANCE | It's about time: 60 Dances in 60 Minutes
Choreographer Michael Trent, composer Josh Thorpe, and the Dancemakers perform a dance program studying the concept of time. Luckily, even with 60 dances, the odds of seeing the Macarena are still pretty slim.
Enwave Theatre. 231 Queens Quay W, (416) 367-1800.
8pm / $24-38 / website

FOOD | Tastes of Tomorrow: Canadian Cheese
Spend a night slobbering with Gurth Pretty, professional chef, cheese connoisseur, and author of the Definitive Guide to Artisanal and Fine Cheese.
George Brown Chef School. 300 Adelaide Street E, Room 112.
630pm / $10 / website

LECTURE | Global Warming: Poznan Postmortem and Copenhagen Countdown
A discussion on UN Climate Change Conferences and what can be done to help our crumbling planet. Panelists include Dave Martin (Greenpeace Canada), Joy Kennedy (United Church of Canada), Lauryn Drainie (Project of Canadian Youth Climate Coalition), and Gerry LeBlanc (Steelworkers Area Council Injured Workers Program).
Steelworkers' Hall. 25 Cecil Street, (647) 230-3257.
7pm / FREE / website

MUSIC | Wombats in Love at Tranzac
The Phonemes present a benefit concert for cancer research, featuring love song duos by Gentleman Reg and Jim Guthrie, Bob Wiseman and Erika Werry, and other unlikely Plant-Krauss-esque pairings.
Tranzac Main Hall. 292 Brunswick Avenue, (416) 923-8137.
8pm / $6 / website

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