Radar: April 20th, 2009
Toronto events on the Radar for MONDAY, APRIL 20th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
WORDS | This Is Not A Reading Series: Richard Poplak
Penguin Canada, Pages Books, and author Poplak celebrate the launch of The Sheikh's Batmobile: In Pursuit Of American Pop Culture In The Muslim World. Note, TINARS regulars: this week's party takes place at the Tattoo Rock Parlour, NOT the Gladstone.
Tattoo Rock Parlour, 567 Queen Street W.
730pm, 7pm doors / $5, FREE with book purchase
PARTY | Spacing Spring-Summer Launch
Birds are chirping, bike tires are pumped, and public spaces are at the forefront of everyone's mind. So is Spacing Magazine's spring-summer issue launch party, where the fun begins tonight. Cover includes new issue.
Canadian Corps Legion Hall, 201 Niagara Street.
730pm / $10, $5 subscribers
STAGE + MUSIC | The Sounds Of Silence
Musical theatre stars from Jersey Boys, Elegies, and The Sound of Music perform Paul Simon selections in a cabaret-style setting.
Bathurst Street Theatre, 736 Bathurst Street.
8pm / $28-43
COMEDY | Impro A La Carte
Invest in a full meal or just a soda while the Extant Players perform an improv set at The Annex Live (formerly the ol' Poor Alex).
The Annex Live, 296 Brunswick Avenue.
8pm / FREE with meal/drink purchase
FOOD | Gilda's Club Wine Tasting And Auction
Sample some wine and bid on a few bottles of rare and independent wines at Gilda's Club fundraiser. Not only will you get a sweet little buzz, but you'll be supporting those living with cancer, too.
Gilda's Club, 110 Lombard.
6pm / $25
MUSIC | Blair Packham's 50th Birthday Party
Blair Packham, local Toronto songwriter, man-about-town, and one-time leader of pop band The Jitters, turns 50. Friends Andy Kim, Wendell Ferguson, Mia Sheard, and other secret guests perform.
Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas Street W.
9pm / $12 advance, $15 door
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