Radar: May 6th, 2009
Events on Toronto's Radar for WEDNESDAY, May 6th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
ART | Wowee Zonk 2 Launch Party
Wowee Zonk launches its second comic book anthology, coinciding with an exhibit of new works by Wowee Zonk founders Chris Kuzma, Ginette Lapalme, and Patrick Kyle.
Keep 6 Contemporary, 938 Bathurst Street.
6-10pm / FREE
MUSIC | Talking Songs
A new series for music junkies launches tonight, with guests choosing themes, playing songs, and discussing them with a little bit of quirky brain power. Tonight's panel includes Valerie Uher (ex-Creeping Nobodies), Chris Randle (Eye Weekly), and Carl Wilson (Zoilus/Globe and Mail).
Jamie's Area, 193 Augusta Avenue.
8-11pm / PWYC
DANCE | CanAsian International Dance Festival
A festival of innovative contemporary dance from Pan- and Can-Asian performing artists. Starts tonight with performances by Tokyo's Ko Muroshobi, Vancouver's Jung-Ah Chung, and Toronto's princess productions. Runs to May 9th.
Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay W.
8pm / $25-40
ART | Instant Coffee: Disco Fallout Shelter
Social/public space art collective Instant Coffee presents Disco Fallout Shelter, opening this afternoon at the Toronto Sculpture Garden, and running to September 15th.
Toronto Sculpture Garden, 115 King Street E.
430-630pm / FREE
COMEDY | Perry Perlmutar + Nile Seguin
Two of the city's funniest lads co-headline five nights at Absolute Comedy. Runs to May 10th. Reservations recommended.
Absolute Comedy, 2335 Yonge Street.
830pm / $6-15
COMEDY | Sketch Marks
Sketch marks are way funnier than stretch marks. Join troupes Parker and Seville, FUN!, Toxic Shock Syndrome, and The Lonely Cake for an inexpensive night of laughs.
Clinton's, 693 Bloor Street W.
830pm, 8pm doors / PWYC
COMMUNITY | ROM Walk: The Annex
Tonight's free guided ROM walk covers the history and architecture of The Annex, including the Medical Arts Building, First Church of Christ Scientist, and a couple of uniquely Toronto residences. Walk lasts approximately 2 hours.
Lowther and Avenue Road. (416) 586-8097.
6pm / FREE
MUSIC | Atmosphere at Phoenix
Long-running indie hip-hop duo Atmosphere play in support of their latest release When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold. Attracted to Gods open.
Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street. (416) 323-1251.
9pm / $25 advance
PARTY | Official Peaches Album Release Party
Hump Day Bump hosts a release party for Peaches' new album I Feel Cream. DJs Rock Steady Drew and Doctor Baggie will run through Peaches' discography -- new and old -- encouraging a night of electro grinding. Door prizes galore.
Wrongbar, 1279 Queen Street W.
10pm / FREE
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