Weekend Radar

Weekend Radar: June 13th + 14th, 2009

Photo: "LuminTO Pulse Front" by Somewhere In Toronto, member of the blogTO Flickr pool.

Events on Toronto's Radar for SATURDAY AND SUNDAY JUNE 14th + 15th, 2009
...lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar

Saturday June 13th

PARTIES | INIT
Live spectacle performance and interactive playground where you become part of the play.
409 Front Street East
Festival runs 5-10pm, INIT Immersive Extravaganza runs 11pm-4am / $20 all-day pass, more after 11pm

FILM | Shock & Awe: The Dusk Til Dawn Grindhouse Experience
Marathon grindhouse film night including The Return of the Living Dead and 6 other shocking films. Get your rest in advance...it's going to be a long night!
Fox Theatre, 2236 Queen Street East
11:30pm / $25 in advance, $30 at the door

MUSIC | Brazilian Guitar Marathon
Outdoor musical fiesta featuring renowned Brazilian guitar players. Sets start at 1pm with Badi Assad, and conclude at 5:15 with a huge ensemble finale performance.
Yorkdale Park (Bellair & Cumberland)
1pm / FREE

PARTIES | World Air Sex Championships
Competition for the best simulation of sex without a partner... or with one, if you count empty space as a paramour. Think air guitar with more pelvic thrusting and a climax! Awkwarrrd.
El Mocambo, 464 Spadina Ave.
9pm / $12.50

PARTIES | Subway Dance Party 2.5
Load up your ipod and join this impromptu "silent" subway dance party.
Meet at Horse statue @ Queen's Park
3pm / FREE

BOOKS AND LIT | Small Press Book Fair
Books, chapbooks, graphic novels, audio-books, magazines and comics, arts & crafts. Readings by Toronto authors.
Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
9-5pm / FREE

Saturday June 13th + Sunday June 14th

FOOD | President's Choice 1,000 Tastes of Toronto
Join the city's top chefs along the waterfront as they prepare gourmet street food for only $5.
Harbourfront Centre
12pm-9pm

FILM | NFB Open House
Come and play at the NFB for free all weekend! Activities include animation stations, free access to the digital viewing stations and a reel of shorts chosen for Luminato.
150 John Street
Sat 12pm-10pm, Sun 12pm-5pm

Sunday June 14th

PARTIES | Trinity Bellwoods Takeover
Random group hang-out event in the park.
Trinity Bellwoods Park
2pm / FREE

FOOD | Second Harvest's Toronto Taste
Indulge your taste buds at this premiere culinary event. 30 of Toronto's most accomplished chefs and 15 top beverage providers combine cuisine and compassion to benefit Second Harvest.
Yorkville Park (Bellair and Cumberland)
6pm / Tickets $225 with a tax receipt issued for $125

FESTIVALS | Festival on Bloor
The Annex hosts its annual street festival with music, performances, and vendors from around the world.
Bathurst to Spadina
12pm-6pm / FREE

FESTIVALS | Day of Delight
After hitting up the Annex, carry on westbound on Bloor for Clay and Paper Theatre's outdoor celebration in Dufferin Grove Park, including music, dance, theatre, a giant puppet parade, a community belly dancing class, stilt-walking and much more!
Dufferin Grove Park (Bloor and Dufferin)
2-5pm / PWYC

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