DDMMYYYY by Connie Tsang

Radar: April 16th, 2009

Toronto events on the Radar for THURSDAY, APRIL 16th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar

Chaos to some, and a sonic paradise to others... however you categorize DD/MM/YYYY's music, there's not much dispute about their energetic live shows. Tonight's extra special, considering it's their actual CD release for Black Square -- included with the $10 cover. With Metz and Black Feelings.
Lee's Palace, 529 Bloor Street W. (416) 532-1598.
9pm / $10 includes CD

LECTURE | What's Wrong With Our Newspapers?
A discussion about the current state of newspaper media, with Peter C. Newman, Linda McQuaig, Wayne MacPhail and rabble.ca board President Duncan Cameron. Part of rabble.ca's 8th anniversary program. Seating is limited, so RSVP at events@rabble.ca to guarantee entrance.
Koffler Auditorium, 569 Spadina Crescent.
730pm, 7pm doors / $10 or PWYC, FREE for members

FASHION | Stylehog.com's Style Swap
Though the term "recessionista" makes me barf inside my mouth every time I hear it, I approve of clothes swapping fever. This one's all about quality, not quantity: bring 4 gently used items from your wardrobe and trade it for something that you'll actually wear.
The Burroughes Building, 639 Queen Street W.
7-10pm (doors close at 8pm) / $10

ART | Maximum Exposure
A collection of 150+ student works from Ryerson's film, new media, and photography programs, giving a royal bird-flip to anyone who dares mutter the words, "Rye High". Opening reception tonight. Runs to April 19th.
The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street W.
Lennox Contemporary, 12 Ossington Avenue.
6-10pm / FREE

FASHION | Ignite: George Brown Jewelery Arts Grad Show
Get some accessory inspiration from George Brown jewelery arts students at their grad show opening reception. Exhibit runs to May 10th.
Bounty Canadian Craft + Design, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W.
6-8pm / FREE

MUSIC | Robyn Hitchcock + The Venus Three CANCELLED!
Robyn Hitchcock joins his buddies from R.E.M. and Young Fresh Fellows in a collaborative alt-rock show at the Mod Club.
The Mod Club, 722 College Street.
630pm doors / $20

Berlin-based electrohouse remixers Patrick Bodmer and Philipp Jung team up together in M.A.N.D.Y. at the Social.
The Social, 1100 Queen Street W.
10pm / $15 advance

STAGE | Appetite
Sarah Sandford and Kate Alton's dance theatre piece presents the consequences of our want-more-more-more lifestyles. Runs to April 26th.
Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 Ryerson Avenue. (416) 504-7529.
8pm / $30-35

WORDS | Tsar Books Spring Launch: Winter
Tsar Publications launches Shaista Justin's Winter, The Unwelcome Visitor, with a multimedia party of music, theatre, and art inspired by Shaista's poems. Guests and performers include Oh Susanna, Tiffany Claire Martin, Brian Khan, and an introduction by Toronto Mayor David Miller.
Rivoli, 334 Queen Street W. (416) 596-1908.
7-9pm / FREE

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Photo: "DD/MM/YYYY at Four Square Punk" by Connie Tsang, member of the blogTO Flickr pool.

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