Radar: February 3rd, 2009
Top Toronto event picks for Tuesday, February 3, 2009:
1. HI-HAT COMPILATION #3: CD DECORATING PARTY
Hi-Hat Recordings takes art, interactivity, and marketing to a genius level: help design CD covers for Hi-Hat's Compilation #3, to be released on February 13th. Paint, pastels, glue sticks, stickers, glitter, and other crafty items are available for your design and portfolio-building pleasure.
Rancho Relaxo. 300 College Street, (416) 920-0366.
ART / PARTY / 830pm / free / website
2. CONTEMPORARY ISRAELI CINEMA
For some elite film company this evening, head to the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre for Sweet Mud (Adama Meshuga'at), winner of Sundance's Grand Jury Prize and Berlin International Film Festival's Crystal Bear award.
Al Green Theatre, MNJCC. 750 Spadina Avenue, (416) 924-6211.
FILM / 730pm / $12 / website
3. BULTHAUP LECTURE SERIES: NATHALIE DE VRIES
Rotterdam architect Nathalie de Vries discusses her work as co-founder and principal architect of urban architecture/landscape design firm MVRDV.
Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, U of T. 230 College. (416) 978-5038.
LECTURE / 630pm / free / website
4. PRAXIS THEATRE's STRANGER
Based on Albert Camus' L'Etranger, an existential tale about a murder and the accused's subsequent trial.
The Theatre Centre. 1087 Queen Street W, (416) 538-0988.
WINTERCITY / STAGE / 8pm / $20 / website
5. BRYAN PRINCE IN CONVERSATION WITH RACHEL HARRY
This is Not a Reading Series kicks off Black History Month with Bryan Prince, author of A Shadow on the Household: One Enslaved Family's Incredible Struggle for Freedom, a detailed account of the Weems family and their experience with the Underground Railroad.
Gladstone Hotel. 1214 Queen Street W, (416) 531-4635.
WORDS / 7:30pm / $5 (free with book purchase) / website
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