Radar: May 12th, 2009
Events on Toronto's Radar for TUESDAY, MAY 12th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
WORDS | Guy Maddin: Attack of the Winnipeg Hockey Moms
Filmmaker Guy Maddin promotes his book My Winnipeg and celebrates Momma's Day at the same time with a video program of his favourite mothers in film, followed by an on-stage table hockey competition vs. big names in the literary and hockey scene.
Revival, 783 College Street.
730pm, 7pm doors / $5, FREE with book purchase
MUSIC | King Khan and the Shrines at Phoenix
King Khan and the Shrines' Toronto parties are slowly getting bigger (or at least the venues are). Tonight the Montrealers appear at the Phoenix with Mark Sultan.
Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street. (416) 323-1251
9pm / $15
FASHION | Mount Sinai Fashion Fundraiser
Fashion show, designers, and performances come together in a fundraiser for the Mount Sinai Hospital's Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Centre.
Berkeley Heritage Event Venue, 315 Queen Street E.
6pm / $17.50-50
STAGE | The Sputniks at Ossington
Elison Zasko plays a cast of characters in a Jewish family as they make their escape from Russia to the western world. Runs to May 17th.
100A Ossington Street.
8pm / $19
STAGE | The Highwayman
Sonja Seiler's musical theatre adaptation of poem The Highwayman, a tale about an outlaw who finds love.
Toronto Centre for the Arts, Studio Theatre, 5040 Yonge Street.
8pm / $30
WORDS | Chuck Palahniuk: Pygmy Tour
Chuck Palahniuk, most famously known as the author of Fight Club, goes on tour with his recently released Pygmy, a tale of terrorism. First 50 audience members wearing the native dress of Model UN Delegates get a special prize pack from Palahniuk himself.
Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street.
7pm / $10
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