Radar: April 6th, 2009
Toronto events on the Radar for MONDAY, APRIL 6th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
MUSIC | An Evening with Michael Gray: Bob Dylan and the Poetry of the Blues
British author Michael Gray, Dylan expert and author of The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia, presents old records, rare film footage, and discusses the classic singer-songwriter in the context of blues music.
Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas Street W.
830pm / $25
SPORTS | Toronto Blue Jays Home Opener
Root, root, root for our home team and gobble up overpriced hot dogs as the Jays pummel the Detroit Tigers.
Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way. (416) 341-3000.
715pm / $12-210
COMEDY | Catch 23 Improv
Three teams compete in four rounds of improv, with Kurt Smeaton and Gary Rideout, Jr., defending last week's Catch 23 win. Jim Annan hosts.
Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor West. (647) 898-5324.
9pm show / $5
LECTURE | Artsmash!
Art professionals inspire emerging artists with talk of business initiatives and successful creative projects. Speakers include Bruce Kuawabara of KPMB Architects, Sabra Ripley of House of PainT, and Susan Bloch Nevitte of AGO.
National Ballet School, 400 Jarvis Street.
630-930pm / $10
LECTURE | Trampoline Hall
This month's lecture series revolves around money, money, money. Non-expert lecturers include Andrew Gardner and Peter Stevens on the future of the future of the economy and Sara Peel with a financial audit of Trampoline Hall. If Soundscapes is sold out, limited rush tickets are available at 630pm.
Sneaky Dee's, 431 College Street. (416) 603-3090.
730pm / $5
MUSIC | Ladytron + The Faint
Now this is a serious tour: UK's electroclashers Ladytron and Omaha's electronic dance-punkers The Faint get the Toronto crowds riled up with a one-two punch of dancin'.
Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street. (416) 323-1251.
730pm / $28.50 advance
WORDS | Strong Words 47
Independent reading series Strong Words returns with spoken word artist Krystle Mullin, writer and teacher Leanne Lieberman, and Tomboyfriend's Ryan Kamstra.
Gladstone Art Bar, 1214 Queen Street W. (416) 531-4635.
730pm / PWYC
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