Radar: March 24th, 2009
Toronto events on the Radar for the TUESDAY, MARCH 24th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
Apologies for the short absence, but I'm back and basking in a post-SXSW hangover. (Kudos to Tim for helping out in my absence.)
Now, on with the show!
WORDS | The Eh List Author Series: Mary Lou Findlay
Mary Lou Findlay, past host of CBC's As It Happens, reads from The As It Happens Files: Radio That May Contain Nuts. Was her voice anyone else's after-work comfort blanket, too?
Toronto Public Library, Barbara Frum Branch, 20 Covington Road.
7pm / FREE
FASHION | Ted Kim, VP of Design for Anne Klein NY
Ted Kim, VP of Design for Anne Klein New York, shows off AKNY's 2009 Spring collection and Fall samples to the public fashionistas. Guests receive 25% off regular priced women's apparel, this evening only. There's limited space, though, so RSVP at (416) 861-6876.
The Bay, 176 Yonge Street. (416) 861-9111.
7pm / FREE
FILM | The IMPROVideo Project
A mini-festival (if two screenings constitutes a festival) of improvised short films, with proceeds going to the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Directors include Aurora Browne, Mike Fly, Dave Pearce, Naomi Snieckus, and Bob Sorger.
Tallulah's Cabaret, 12 Alexander Street.
8pm, 10pm / PWYC
MUSIC | The Asteroids Galaxy Tour at Wrongbar
If you aren't tired of hearing AGT's "Around the Bend", then head to Wrongbar. Just don't complain about why you leave wanting an iPod touch.
9pm / $16.50 advance
MUSIC | The Oddity Faire: A Mutated Mini Fest
For a night of powerhouse biggies, the Oddity Faire is the spot to bestarring Les Claypool, the awesome Saul Williams, and Secret Chiefs 3 (featuring Trey Spruance of Mr. Bungle and Faith No More).
Guvernment, 132 Queens Quay East.
830pm / $36.50 advance
STAGE | New Voices Festival
Check out some fresh new material, at various levels of development, by recent Ryerson theatre and dance program grads. Produced by Sheldon Rosen. Opens tonight and runs to March 29.
Ryerson Mainstage Theatre, 43 Gerrard Street E.
7pm / $18, $14 students + seniors
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