Radar: May 7th, 2009
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Events on Toronto's Radar for THURSDAY, MAY 7th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
ART | 50 Artists, 50 Photos
blogTO presents a photography showcase by 50 emerging artists, including Nicholas di Genova, Team Macho, Brendan Flanagan and Thrush Holmes. The exhibit is an extension of the Artist Gallery unveiled recently at blogto.com/artists. Runs to May 31st.
Barbershop Gallery, 1718 Queen Street W.
7pm-midnight / FREE
COMEDY | We're Funny That Way
The queer comedy festival launches tonight, with a huge star-studded gala, featuring special guest host Jim J. Bullock -- yeah, THAT guy from Hollywood Squares. Guest panelists include Colin Mochrie, Deb McGrath, Jonathan Wilson, Ed Sahely and more. Tonight's gala is a bit spendy, but tickets are free for the rest of the fest. Contact Buddies for more info. Runs to May 9th.
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street. (416) 975-8555.
7pm, 630pm doors / $250
PARTY | Mixed Messages: A Disco Love Story
The Mixed Media party takes over Quick Fix, with a background visual/music tale narrated by Jeremy "Makeshift" Glenn, Zach Slootsky, Videocake, and Arowbe 3X.
The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen Street W.
11pm / $5
ART | 6 in a Box
IX Gallery christens its east-side gallery space with 6 in a Box, highlighting conceptual artist Andrew Judd, photography by Richelle Forsey, David Kaufman, and Peter Van Rhijn, Serigraphs by Marco Sassone, and "sMART MAPS" imaging by cARTographer Ron Wild. Opening reception tonight, runs to June 7th.
IX Gallery, 11 Davies Avenue. (416) 461-3233.
7-10pm / FREE
MUSIC | The Kills at The Phoenix
Indie rock duo The Kills headline, with opening acts The Horrors and Magic Wand.
Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street. (416) 323-1251.
830pm / $20, $18.50 advance
STAGE | Anne of Green Gables: The Musical
The feisty redhead from PEI returns to charm Toronto audiences in musical form.
Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge Street.
730pm / $25-50
WORDS | Pope Hats + Laff Depot Launch Party
Party with cartoonists Ethan Rilly and Nick Maandag, as they release Pope Hats and Laff Depot to the comic fan masses.
The Central, 603 Markham Street.
8pm / FREE
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