Radar: June 18, 2009
Events on Toronto's Radar for WEDNESDAY JUNE 10th, 2009â¨...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
MUSIC | Spiral Beach Free All-Ages NXNE Show, 6pm at Yonge & Dundas Square
Toronto's Spiral Beach return to the North By Northeast festival with a free all ages show, followed by performances from Xavier Caffeine, Melissa Auf Der Maur, Burning Brides and NXNE headliners the Black Lips.
Yonge & Dundas Square / FREE / 6pm
PARTIES | The Wrecking Ball
The Koffler Gallery celebrates with one final art party before the building is torn down and redesigned; with demolition-themed installations, cocktails, desserts and entertainment.
Koffler Centre of the Arts, 4588 Bathurst Street
$50 in advance / $65 at the door / $250 VIP Reception at 6:30 PM
DANCE | White Hot Gala
The Nation Ballet of Canada's annual fundraising celebration, featuring a spectacular ballet performance, wines and dinner sponsored by Wines of Germany.
Four Seasons for the Performing Arts Centre, 145 Queen St W.
MUSIC | No Shame / Forward Music Group NXNE Showcase
No Shame and Forward Music Group present a fantastic NXNE showcase lineup featuring Grand Theft Bus, The Darcys, Great Bloomers, Sleepless Nights, Boys Who Say No, Share
Clinton's, 693 Bloor Street West / 7pm / FREE with a NXNE pass
BOOKS | Young Inspirations Magazine Launch
Come celebrate the launch of a new urban arts magazine featuring artwork by Ladies First, a group of young women from Brookview Middle School, with artwork on display, DJ's and spoken word performances.
Art Gallery of York University, Accolade East Building, Room 116
PARTIES | Spark! 2009
The 2nd annual Spark! party benefits Future Possibilities for Kids, with live music from Toronto's God Made Me Funky, DJ's and dancing, complimentary beverages & hors d'oeuvres, prizes, and both live and silent auctions.
Revival, 783 College Street
MUSIC | DAT POLITCS mega party!
French glitch-pop trio Dat Politics celebrate the release of their album "Mad Kit", with additional performances by Kids on TV, Gravity Wave, Artist of the Year, Times Neue Roman and Peter Project.
Wrongbar, 1279 Queen St W
MUSIC | Musebox Presents: 2009 NXNE Showcase
The Musebox's NXNE showcase features upbeat performances from Seattle band Natalie Portman's Shaved Head, BC's You Say Party We Say Die, and Guelph, Ontario's Green Go.
El Mocambo, 464 Spadina Avenue / 9pm / FREE with a NXNE pass
BOOKS | Anne Michaels and Molly Peacock
Anne Michaels, author of Fugitive Pieces, reads from her first novel in over ten years, The Winter Vault. Poet Molly Peacock reads from her sixth volume, The Second Blush.
McNally Robinson, 1090 Don Mills Road
BOOKS | Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The author of The Shadow of the Wind takes us into the gothic universe of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books with a live reading.
Indigo Manulife Centre, 55 Bloor St W / 7pm
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