Radar: March 16th, 2009
Toronto events on the Radar for MONDAY, MARCH 16th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
FASHION | LG Fashion Week
If those massive tents in Nathan Phillips Square didn't tip you off, LG Fashion Week is hitting the city again, showing us what's all the rage for Fall 2009. See F-List for ticket information. Also see our special blogTO Toronto fashion week coverage.
Nathan Phillips Square. 100 Queen Street W.
March 16-20 / $75
ART | Live Performance Painting at Funktion
Watch artists create their works in real time at a live performance painting every afternoon, straight through to March 27. Featuring Kidz Wahziir, Reko Suave, Lady GetMad, JamsReady 5.5, Wooshka, and more.
Funktion Gallery, 1244 Bloor Street W.
3-8pm / FREE
COMEDY | Monkey Toast Presents The Panel Show
Monkey Toast's David Shore presents a new interview-improviser program: a current events panel discussion with famous guests and improvisers acting as famous guests. This week's panellists include Andrew Coyne from Maclean's, Kim Parlee from BNN, and improvisers Jan Caruana and Paul Bates playing Mort Sahl and Stephane Dion.
Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street W. (647) 898-5324.
8pm / $5
LECTURE | What's an STV, and where can I get one?
With the upcoming British Columbian vote on proportional representation, Stuart Parker (BC Green Party leader '93-'00) explains the referendum, its effect on Canada, and sheds light on the Single Transferable Vote (STV) favoured by the BC Citizen's Assembly. Hosted by Dave Meslin of Fair Vote Canada. Music by DJ Ed Keenan.
Tranzac, 292 Brunswick Avenue. (416) 923-8137.
MUSIC | Raphael Saadiq at Phoenix
Listening to Raphael Saadiq thrusts me into dreams of summer, stacked ice cream, and sweet, innocent love. Some of you may remember him as the bassist of '80s dance group Tony! Toni! TonĂŠ!, but more recently, he's gained notoriety as acclaimed producer for The Roots, Snoop Dogg, and John Legend. Yum.
Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street. (416) 323-1251.
9pm / $26.50 advance
OTHER | March Break Ghostly Evenings at Casa Loma
Ghost hunters Michelle Desrochers and Patrick Cross host three evenings of ghost findings and creeeeeepy stories at Casa Loma. For those with weak hearts, bring a change of underwear. Runs to March 18.
Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. Register (416) 923-1171.
7pm / $25, child $15.
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