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Radar: March 11th, 2009

Toronto events on the Radar for WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar

MUSIC + FESTIVAL | Canadian Music Week + Festival
From March 11 to 15, we can pat ourselves on the back and live, breathe, and eat music. Events include CMW conferences, featuring a special keynote by Canadian indie flagwaver Gene Simmons, a one-day film festival, awards shows, and Canadian Music Fest, which opens with Sloan at the Mod Club.
Various venues
see website for ticket information

COMEDY | 0% Down, 100% Screwed
Seems like we can't get away from the TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMES, so you may as well have some laughs with Second City's 0% Down, 100% Screwed, a comedy about Canada and politics. Opens tonight.
Second City, 51 Mercer Street. (416) 343-0011.
8pm / $23-28

FILM | The Strangest Dream: Toronto Premiere
Eric Bednarski's documentary on nuclear physicist and Nobel Prize Winner Joseph Rotblat, who bravely cut ties with the Manhattan Project and embarked on a mission to halt nuclear proliferation.
NFB Mediatheque, 150 John Street.
7pm / FREE

FILM + LECTURE | U of T Artist Talks: Jeffrey Coghlan, Producer of Pontypool
As part of the U of T Film Festival, independent producer Jeffrey Coghlan discusses juicy production tales from Bruce McDonald's awesome psychological thriller, Pontypool.
Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle.
5-6pm / FREE

MUSIC | The Happiness Project by Charles Spearin at the Music Gallery
Charles Spearin, of Broken Social Scene and Do Make Say Think fame, goes live with his inspirational music project based on the cadence of people's voices in discussing happiness. Just watching the explanatory video on the project makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Laura Barrett opens. Plays tonight and tomorrow.
The Music Gallery at St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John Street.
7pm / $23.50

STAGE | Romeo and Juliet
Mix forbidden love with the passion of youth, and you've got a recipe for hot, hot times. Romeo and Juliet, a ballet adaptation that makes even the sourest of souls believe in true romance, opens at the Four Seasons Centre tonight. Runs to March 22.
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen Street W.
730pm / $20-135

WORDS | Kat Von D Book Signing
Kat Von D, tattoo artist and star of TLC's hit show L.A. INK, visits Eaton Centre's Indigo to promote and sign copies of High Voltage Tattoo, explores her life in tattoo culture.
Indigo Books + Music, 200 Yonge Street.
12pm / FREE

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