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Radar: April 9th, 2009

Toronto events on the Radar for THURSDAY, APRIL 9th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar

ART + COMMUNITY | Urban Field Speaker Series: Chantal Mouffe
Chantal Mouffe, Professor of Political Theory at the University of Westminster in London, discusses public space and its effect on art and politics.
Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, 401 Richmond Street W, Suite 124.
730pm / $10, $7 members, students + seniors

FILM | The Jammie Jam
Bring out your tartan pants and bear paw slippers for The Jammie Jam, a family pajama party including a screening of Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory. Proceeds go to The Children's Breakfast Club.
Fox Cinema, 2236 Queen Street E.
6-930pm / $10, $7 children

PARTY | Decadence
Thank goodness tomorrow's Good Friday; gives you an excuse to stay out at Decadence, bouncing from one big dance party to another in the Guvernment/Koolhaus/The Drink/Orange Room complex. Featuring Sharam, MSTRKRFT, Crookers, and more.
The Guvernment Complex, 132 Queens Quay E.
10pm / $50

ART | I Am Nature
A group show featuring Annie Si-Wing Tung, Amy Shackleton, Jess Thalmann, Maggie Flynn, and Ramine Haider.
Keep 6 Contemporary Gallery, 938 Bathurst Street.
6-10pm / FREE

COMEDY | Comedy at McVeigh's
Comedy right downtown with guest host Joy Acharjee, fun giveaways, and stand-up acts Chris Brazeau, Randy Hughes, John Ki, Paula Lucidi, Arthur Simeon.
McVeigh's Tavern, 124 Church Street.
9pm / $5

DANCE | evanescence: made in canada/fait au canada
Emerging and established artists come together for the bi-annual celebration of contemporary Canadian dance. Runs to April 11th.
Betty Oliphant Theatre, 400 Jarvis Street.
8pm / $25 doors

MUSIC | The Miles CD Release Party
Local new-wave dance-punkers The Miles cram into the Horseshoe for their first full-length CD release. With Sadie May Crash, The Craft Economy, and Broken Bricks.
Horseshoe Tavern. 370 Queen Street W, (416) 598-4753.
9pm / $6

For a more loungey, cozier alternative to Decadence, Guillaume & the Coutu Dumonts, The Mole, Pier Bucci, and DJs Ghislain Poirier and Khiasma in the lounge.
The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street W.
9pm / $5, $10 after midnight

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