Radar: February 26th, 2009
Events on the Radar for THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
FILM | Reel Artists Film Festival
The 6th annual Reel Artists Film Festival tips a hat to ahhht. Kicks off with a grand party at AGO, including a screening of Megumi Sasaki's Herb and Dorothy, a Silverdocs Audience Award winner about an art-collecting underdog couple (likely without a single black turtleneck in their closet). Opens tonight and runs to March 1.
Opening night only: Art Gallery of Ontario, Baillie Court, 317 Dundas Street W.
Regular Screenings: Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Avenue.
$150 opening night, $10 regular screenings, $60 pass
COMEDY | Comedy and Cash for Bangladesh 2
The Bangladeshi Student Association gathers comedians together for its second annual fundraiser: this year all profits go towards Monayr Asha Aid, an organization promoting childhood education in Bangladesh and Uganda. Debra DiGiovanni (Much Music's Video on Trial) headlines, with John Ki, Dave Merheje, Steve Scholtz, and others opening. Hosted by Saad Kiyani.
OISE Auditorium, 252 Bloor W, U of T St. George Campus.
730-930pm / $15 advance, $17 doors
DANCE | Dancemakers Presents Antonija Livingstone: The Part
Dancer Antonija Livingstone performs a satirical and conceptual solo dance piece illustrating the parts we are expected to play in different environments. Runs to February 28.
Dancemakers' Centre for Creation, 55 Mill Street, The Cannery, Bldg. 58, Studio 313. (416) 367-1800.
8pm / $18-22
FASHION | Preloved Vintage Shoe Party
Join Preloved, Silver Falls boutique, and Badlands Vintage as they raise cocktails for the love of shoes. Wipe that saliva off your shin and give your tootsies some love: 20% off all spring styles.
Preloved, 881 Queen Street W.
5-9pm / FREE entrance
FILM | Monitor 5: New South Asian Film + Video
South Asian Visual Arts Centre presents MONITOR 5, an experimental one-night short-film festival on contemporary South Asian experiences. Curated by producer, filmmaker and writer Mridu Chandra from New York.
Cinecycle, 129 Spadina Avenue (alley). (416) 542-1661.
730pm / $5, $2 students, FREE SAVAC members
PARTY | Tiefschwarz at The Social
With 13 years in the industry, German brothers and deep-house gods Tiefschwarz know what makes a great party. Tonight it's your turn to join in the sweat-fest, as the boys spin a DJ set at The Social.
The Social, 1100 Queen Street W. (416) 532-4474.
10pm / $12.50 online
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