Radar: May 26th, 2009
Events on Toronto's Radar for TUESDAY, MAY 26th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
WORDS | The Walrus Underground
The Walrus Magazine debuts its new quarterly series of readings, conversation, and music. With guests Greg Keelor and Jim Cuddy from Blue Rodeo, Mark Kingwell, Seth, Nicholas Hune-Brown, and more. Hosted by Damian Rogers.
The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street W.
8:30pm, 8pm doors / $10 advance (includes new issue of The Walrus)
OTHER | Media and Wrongful Conviction
Lawyer James Lockyer, known for his work with David Milgaard, Guy Paul Morin, and Robert Baltovich, discusses media and wrongful conviction. Reception follows.
Robert Gill Theatre, 214 College Street, 2nd floor. (Entrance on St. George)
630-730pm / FREE
MUSIC | The Songbook 3 with Melanie Doane
The Art of Time Ensemble's The Songbook 3 has Melanie Doane performing songs by Leonard Cohen, Stan Rogers, Randy Newman, Tom Waits, and Hank Snow in new arrangements. With backing band members Andrew Burashko, Phil Dwyer, Rob Pilch, George Koller, and Amy Liang. Runs May 26th and 27th.
Enwave Theatre, 231 Queens Quay W.
8pm / $25-39
MUSIC | Rock Plaza Central at Sonic Boom
Experimental folk rockers Rock Plaza Central play a free show before they head off on their mini Canada-US tour.
Sonic Boom, 512 Bloor Street W. (416) 532-0334.
7pm / FREE (with non-perishable food item)
ENVIRONMENT | Toronto Greenhouse Presents: Donna Cansfield
Donna Cansfield, Minister of Natural Resources, discusses her Ministry's environmental initiatives as part of the monthly Greenhouse environmental networking event. Advance ticketholders only.
Steam Whistle Brewery, 255 Bremner Boulevard.
630pm / $25 advance only
FOOD | Fastlane: Wine in the City
A wine and appetizer sampler fest, with sommeliers and wine agents on hand. Limited capacity.
Blu Ristorante, 17 Yorkville Avenue.
6pm-930pm / $35, $25 advance
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