Radar: May 5th, 2009

Photo: "Fear" by intrepidacious, member of the blogTO Flickr pool.

Events on Toronto's Radar for TUESDAY, MAY 5th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar

STAGE | Giant Invisible Robot
Jayson McDonald's internationally acclaimed Fringe play about a shy man and his robot opens tonight. Runs to May 10th.
100A Ossington Street.
8pm / $19

ART | Magnum Photographers at Drake
High-profile members of photography cooperative Magnum hold three evening talks, beginning tonight with Mark Power and Bruno Barbey.
The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street W. (416) 531-5042.
7pm / FREE

WORDS | Ruth Reichl: Not Becoming My Mother
Gourmet Magazine's Ruth Reichl (and former restaurant critic for the New York Times) speaks about Not Becoming My Mother, her recent book about the relationship between food and family. Joanne Kates (Globe and Mail) interviews. Ticket price includes an autographed copy of the book.
Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Avenue.
7pm / $35

ART | Sense of Place
Authors Alistair MacLeod and Iain Baxter join Nino Ricci for a formal discussion, launching print exhibition Sense of Place.
University of Toronto Art Centre, 15 King's College Circle.
630pm / $10 UTAC members, $20 public

FILM | Us Now at Ryerson
Volunteer Toronto presents a free screening of Us Now, a documentary about the online world and community participation. Discussion follows, with Allyson Hewitt (MaRS Discovery District), Christine Cooper (Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere),
Mark Surman (Mozilla Foundation), Mark Kuznicki (Remarkk and ChangeCamp), and Marco Campana (Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants).
Ryerson University, Library Building LB72.
6pm, 530pm doors / FREE

STAGE | Midsummer's Night Dream
Shakespeare's romantic comedy of fairies and amateur actors gets the Canadian Opera Company treatment. Opens tonight and runs every few days to May 23rd.
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen Street W. (416) 363-8231.
730pm / $30-315

WORDS | Joseph Heath: Filthy Lucre: Economics For People Who Hate Capitalism
Joseph Heath speaks with business columnist David Olive on his new book and what really drives economics, politics, and society.
Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street W. (416) 531-4635.
730pm, 7pm doors / $5, FREE with book purchase

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