Radar: May 28th, 2009

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Events on Toronto's Radar for THURSDAY, MAY 28th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar

MUSIC | Pitter Patter Festival
With its pay-what-you-can cover, this really IS one of the most accessible indie music festivals around. 150 cool bands play in cool venues across eight southern Ontario cities, including Toronto, Hamilton, and Brantford.
See website for bands, locations, and times

WORDS | Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam
Big American and Ontario slam poets compete in the 10th annual Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam. Kicks off tonight with a wildcard pre-slam competition.
see website for locations and times

STAGE | Shift: What Were You Thinking?
Stuart Knight's music/sketch/film/spoken-word stage show about a man who discovers the meaning of life through mating fish. Runs to May 30th.
George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Place.
8pm / $37

ART + PARTY | Launch Party
The official launch party for online art seller, with art for sale by Mark Connery and the Wowee Zonk gang (among many others), DJ Michael Comeau spinning, and performances by SR Palm, Robert Dayton, Steph Davidson, Matt King, and more.
Jamie's Area, 193 Augusta Avenue.
7-11pm / PWYC

DANCE | DW177: Tavaziva Dance/COBA
DanceWorks presents the North American premiere of City of Tribes, a joint contemporary African dance program performed by Tavaziva Dance (UK) and COBA (Toronto).
Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay W.
8pm / $17-28

PARTY | Power Ball Contemporary Art Party: It's One Louder
A big bash to raise funds for the Power Plant art gallery, with drinking, dining, dancing, film, music, and art. Guests include $100, Parallels, Ray Gillespie, Derek Mainella, and Will Munro.
The Power Plant, 231 Queens Quay W. (416) 973-4949.
630pm, 830pm / $150-380

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