Radar: May 29th, 2009

"Gate Hearing" - Slim Twig

Events on Toronto's Radar for FRIDAY, MAY 29th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar

SPORTS | St. Lawrence Market Criterium
The Molson Indy of high-speed road bicycles takes place around St. Lawrence Market, beginning with a kids ride. Pre-register by calling (416) 392-7592.
St Lawrence Market
6pm, 530pm kids / $60, $10 children, FREE to watch

MUSIC | Slim Twig CD Release
Experimental spasmatic rocker Slim Twig collaborates with his musicians buddies, including a covers set featuring members of Actual Water, Huckleberry Friends, Creeping Nobodies, and $100. Wyrd Visions opens.
Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen Street W.
10pm / $10

POLITICS | War Criminals Not Welcome Here
Don't worry: if you can't get in on the big conversation between George Dubya and Bill Clinton at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, this protest will be just as exciting.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street W.
3-6pm / FREE

ART | Eli Langer and Slipstream
Works on paper by LA-based Canadian Eli Langer and group show Slipstream, featuring art by Ron Giii, Sadko Hadzihasanovic, Jay Isaac, G.B. Jones, MĂŠlanie Rocan, and Gretchen Sankey. Opening reception tonight. Runs to June 27th.
Paul Petro Contemporary Art, 980 Queen Street W.
7-10pm / FREE

DANCE | Viver Brasil
A joint dance, music, and capoeira performance by Dance Migration and Capoeira Camara, with musical performance by Bracatum.
Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas Street W.
9pm / $20

MUSIC | Apostle of Hustle CD Release
Arts&Crafts presents Apostle of Hustle, who perform in support of their new CD, Eats Darkness -- digital copy of the release included in the ticket price.
Music Gallery, 197 John Street. (416) 204-1080.
8pm, doors 7pm / $22

OTHER | More Than Just a Yardage Sale
Fabrics, patterns, yarn, and crafty goods are for the pickin' at the Textile Museum of Canada's annual "yard sale" fundraiser, run by the Museum's volunteers.
FR 11-6pm, SA 10am-1pm / FREE

OTHER | Unique Lives + Experiences: Whoopi Goldberg
The Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and Emmy-award winning actor speaks about her life and career.
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. (416) 872-4255.
730pm / $47-$85

PARTY | ModeRat at CiRCA
Combining Modselektor and Apparat? Sizzling. With sets by Filthy Gorgeous and Gingy.
CiRCA, 126 John Street. (416) 979-0044.
11pm / $15

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