Radar: July 17, 2009
Events on Toronto's Radar for FRIDAY JULY 17, 2009â¨... lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
FILM | Fox Theatre 3-D Film Fest
The Fox Theatre 3-D Film Fest celebrates the finest 3-D films from the 20th century, including classics like Black Lagoon, House Of Wax, Friday The 13th and Andy Warhol's Flesh For Frankenstein. The action will be flying right off of the screen!
Fox Theatre, 2236 Queen St E / Six film pass for $38
MUSIC | Beaches International Jazz Festival
The legendary Beaches International Jazz Festival kicks off today at Woodbine Park with performances from ZimZum, Sean Jones, Blackburn and God Made Me Funky. The festival runs until July 27 with three different locations in the Beaches, and plenty more amazing local and international funk, jazz and world music acts.
Woodbine Park, Lakeshore Blvd E & Coxwell Ave / FREE / 6pm
THEATRE | Bare
Waters Edge Production presents the Canadian premiere of Bare, a rock musical that has earned massive critical acclaim since it's first L.A. staging in 2000. Bare explores the realities facing many of today's youth, tackling themes of teen sexuality, religious angst, and unrelenting social and family pressure, with a ceaseless and haunting pop/rock score. To August 1.
Hart House Theatre, 7 Hart House Circle
MUSIC | Edge 102.1 Live with Arkells, Still Life Still and Ruby Coast
Radio Station Edge 102.1 has a long history of supporting indie music (no matter what music they actually play) and they've put together a great bill that includes Hamilton's Arkells, Toronto's Still Life Still and Aurora, Ontario's Ruby Coast, all of whom share a similar penchant for earnest, upbeat indie rock, and positive vibes all around.To get into the show, sign up for guestlist FREE @ http://www.sound-academy.com/contests/view/42
Sound Academy, 11 Polson St / 8pm
MUSIC | Burn Planetarium Album Release Show
Guelph's Burn Planetarium celebrate the release of their debut EP with a fantastic night at the Silver Dollar featuring other rising Toronto indie stars Boys Who Say No, Kaleidoscope City and Black Hat Brigade.
Silver Dollar, 486 Spadina Ave / $6 ($10 with EP) / 9pm
PARTIES | RTRD'D
The RTRD'D DJ's play whatever they want, really, but generally stick to fun party songs that everyone can sing along and dance to, spinning the best in club rap, disco, house and dancehall but not afraid to drop a Kylie Minogue or Aqua track here and there.
Augusta House, 152A Augusta Ave
PARTIES | Uma Nota 2-Year Anniversary!
Uma Nota celebrates two years of bringing together Latin music fans, musicians and DJ's with this amazing night, which features some of the best Latin acts in the world including a live performance by Rio de Janeiro Samba group Maninho Costa e Batucada Carioca, Montreal's DJ Andy Williams, DJ General Eclectic and more!
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen St W / $5 before 11, $10 after
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