Radar: March 26th, 2009

Toronto events on the Radar for THURSDAY, MARCH 26th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar

TRAVEL | An Evening with Ian Wright
Charming travel host Ian Wright, of Pilot Guides/Globetrekker/The Wright Way fame, speaks about his crazy journeys around the world. Kevin Brauch, host of the Thirsty Traveller, will also be present for an intro.
Bloor Cinema, 506 Bloor Street W. (416) 516-2331.
7pm, 630pm doors / $15 advance, $20 door

MUSIC | Sports: The Band, EP release
Nathan Rekker colllaborates with members of the Meligrove Band, Polmo Polpo, and Robin Hatch in the infectious Sports. EP release tonight, with Supers and Rattail opening.
Sneaky Dee's, 431 College Street. (416) 603-3090.
9pm / $5

ART | Life Drawing at Magic Pony
Magic Pony celebrates their new gallery space with Life Drawing, an eclectic group exhibition of works on paper. Artists include Lauchie Reid, Melinda Josie, Selena Wong, Howie Tsui, Ginette Lapalme, Lee Hutzulak, Marc Bell, Michael Comeau, and Tara Azzopardi. Opening reception tonight and runs to May 10.
Magic Pony, 680 Queen Street W.
7-10pm / FREE

COMMUNITY | thinkTORONTO Goes to Harbourfront
Following thinkTORONTO's display at 401 Richmond and City Hall, Spacing Magazine brings the urban design competition to Harbourfront. Winners Mike Wilson, Jason Mills and Springboard creators Amy Mamtura, Cristina Matei, and Esther Hung will discuss their ideas with the public.
Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W.
7-10pm / $5

COMEDY | Ron James: Mental As Anything Tour
It's been five years, but Ron James is back in Toronto, performing 6 shows to April 4th.
Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge Street.
8pm / $49.50

SPORTS | The Stride Gum Ridiculously Long Lasting Ping Pong Championship
16 Canadian ping pongers duke it out for $10,000. Hosted by Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice of Kenny vs. Spenny. First 300 ping-pong fans in the door get some sponsor gift schwag, which will not include tight white shorts but will still be cool anyway.
The Mod Club. 722 College Street, (416) 588-4MOD.
7pm, 630pm doors

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