Chairman Meow by Lyndsay Jobe

Radar: February 12th, 2009

Top Toronto event picks for THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12th, 2009:

MUSIC | Wavelength 450: 9th Anniversary Festival
Cheer on Wavelength's nine years of programming the best weekly music series in the city. Night one features Timber Timbre, Ghost Bees, and Dorit Chrysler at the Music Gallery, with more bands at a Cameron House after-show. Festival runs to February 15, giving you four days to not forget another birthday.
Music Gallery (197 John Street) and Cameron House (408 Queen Street W)
7pm tonight / $10 or PWYC / http://www.wavelengthtoronto.com/

ART OPENING | Hang With the Best
Toronto Image Works presents its 1st Annual Client Show, with opening reception tonight. Runs to March 3.
Toronto Image Works. 80 Spadina Avenue, (416) 703-1999.
5-7pm / FREE / website

COMEDY | The Joke Club Returns
Nick Flanagan's Joke Club is back in a cozy new home. The official housewarming includes Aubrey Tenant, Dinkus, Steve Scholtz, Boyd Banks, Kathleen Phillips, and more.
Comedy Bar. 945 Bloor Street W, (647) 898-5324.
9pm / $5 / website

FASHION | Very Vintage Valentine's Clothing Swap
If you're tight on money and wanna trade that gawdy floral shirt for a sweet cowboy vest, head to 69 Vintage Buy By the Pound. Starting at 7pm, quality vintage can be swapped for anything in the store.
69 Vintage Buy By the Pound. 1234 Bloor Street W, (416) 516-1234.
7-10pm / FREE / website

FESTIVAL | Wintercity Festival
Closing day for our annual mid-winter festival, including the infamous Winterlicious. Gobble up your last prix-fixe meal, say goodbye to Wintercity and welcome the appropriately un-winterlike weather. Huzzah!
Various locations / website

FOOD PARTY | Pre-Valentine's Day Chocolate Bash
Lather yourself in sweet treats, including chocolate samples, chocolate-flavoured drinks, and a freakin' chocolate fountain. Sure beats waiting for the post-Valentine's Day discount milk chocolate sales bin.
Bread and Circus. 299 Augusta Avenue, (416) 336-3399.
8pm / $10 advance, $20 door / website

PARTY | Twestival TO (charity:water)
160 twitter cities party and raise funds for charity: water. Mingle with your favourite twitterers IRL and speak in sentences longer than 140 characters... if u wsh. Music, prizes, dancing, and a free beer coupon with admission. Tickets here.
Circa. 126 John Street, (416) 979-0044.
7pm / $20 / website

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Photo: "Chairman Meow" by Lyndsay Jobe, member of the blogTO Flickr pool.


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