Radar: February 9th, 2009
Top Toronto event picks for MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9th, 2009:
MUSIC | High Places at Horseshoe Tavern
Will Brooklyn's waterfall of hipness ever run dry? Bed-Stuy-based indie duo High Places and their guests Soft Circle shed experimentalist cooings and blips at the Horseshoe. Animal Collective meets The Blow? You decide.
Horseshoe Tavern. 370 Queen Street W, (416) 598-4753.
9pm / $10 advance, $12 door / website
ART | Dr. Sketchy's Session #40: Coco Framboise
Bring your sketch pad to this life-drawing-meets-burlesque festival, featuring cabaret showgirl Coco Framboise. And no matter if your forte is the stick figure; just remember it's an art event, so be there to create and not just ogle the model.
The Cameron House. 408 Queen Street W, (416) 703-0811.website
7-10pm / $10 / website
COMEDY | The Last Comedy Show
Gladstone's monthly show of ha-has, hosted by Sara Hennessey and Mack Lawrenz. Comedians Kathleen Phillips, K. Trevor Wilson, Nick Flanagan, Pat Thornton, and Tim Gilbert perform. For free, y'all.
Gladstone Hotel Art Bar. 1214 Queen Street W, (416) 531-4635.
830pm doors, 900pm show / FREE / website
FILM | Kevin Smith Fest
Day two of the three-night Kevin Smith movie fest. Tonight offers two staples from my high-school movie-watching repertoire, Mallrats (7pm) and Chasing Amy (930pm), and reminds me that once upon a time, Jason Lee was certainly a young and hot lad. Oh, nostalgia. Half-hour Q&A follows.
Bloor Cinema. 506 Bloor Street W, (416) 516-2331.
7pm, 930pm / $15 advance, $18 door / website
LECTURE | Trampoline Hall
The lecture series by non-experts returns with Saniya Ansari on good points, Michael Higginson on being in the way, and Susan Fothergill, who shares words about her car, a raccoon, the Moon, love and another thing. For important ticket details and procedures, see www.trampolinehall.net/tickets.
Sneaky Dee's. 431 College Street, (416) 603-3090.
730pm doors, 8pm show / $6 advance, $5 doors / website
STAGE | Miss Julie: Freedom Summer
Stephen Sachs' bold adaptation of Strindberg's Miss Julie covers racism, classism, politics, and lust in a Mississippi town, shortly after the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Opens tonight, and runs to March 7.
Bluma Appel Theatre. 27 Front Street E, (416) 368-3110.
8pm / $20+ / website
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