Radar: April 30th, 2009
Photo: "When It Rains" by andyscamera, member of the blogTO Flickr pool.
Events on Toronto's Radar for THURSDAY, APRIL 30th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
FILM | Hot Docs
The 16th annual edition of Hot Docs opens tonight, with 171 documentary films from Canada and around the world. Runs to May 10th.
COMEDY | Recession-ame Street
Bad Dog pokes fun at tough economic times with a satirical children's show. With Chris Gibbs, Hannah Hogan, Graeme Stewart, and more.
Bad Dog Theatre, 138 Danforth Avenue. (416) 491-3115.
9pm / $5
MUSIC | John Doe + The Sadies In-Store
John Doe and everyone's favourite back-up band The Sadies present some heartfelt country tunes while you're browsing for box sets.
Sonic Boom, 512 Bloor Street W. (416) 532-0334.
7pm / FREE with non-perishable food item
ART | It's Almost Like You're Here
Love'r Magazine presents photographer Graydon Sheppard's new work in the form of projected GIFs.
107Shaw, 107 Shaw Street.
8-11pm / FREE
MUSIC | Exclaim 17th Anniversary with Thunderheist
Exclaim! celebrates its 17th birthday, reminding older music fans that, yes, they really are old. (And I can say this because I really am old.) Thunderheist, the perfect-duo-for-any-party, gets the celebration going.
The Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street.
10pm, 9pm doors / $15
PARTY | LG Innovators' Ball 2009
Dress up all mysterious-like for the LG Innovators' Ball Femme Fatale: An Evening of Intrigue, a fundraiser to support the Ontario Science Centre's outreach programs. Party highlights include mystery (ooh!), intrigue (ahh!), and nibbles by chef Susur Lee (ooh la la).
Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road.
STAGE | Bedbound at Tarragon
An Irish play about an ex-furniture salesman and his daughter, who share cramped living quarters and stories about their past and future. Opens tonight, runs to May 17th.
Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Avenue. (416) 531-1827.
8pm / $20
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