Radar: July 30, 2009
Events on Toronto's Radar for THURSDAY JULY 230, 2009â¨... lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
GALLERY | Bowie
BOWIE is a selection of works paying homage to the dynamic and extensive artistic career of David Bowie, with visual interpretations of his music and the influence he has had on fashion, art, film and pop culture in general. Opening Reception tonight 6pm-8pm.
Clark & Faria, 55 Mill Street, Building 2.
MUSIC | "In Her Dream: Bob Wiseman Sings Wrench Tuttle" A 20th Anniversary Re-Release
Toronto music legend Bob Wiseman celebrates the re-release of his first solo album "In Her Dream: Bob Wiseman Sings Wrench Tuttle" by inviting over twenty of his friends to perform songs from the original album, including Mary Margaret O'Hara, Final Fantasy, $100, Laura Barrett, Geoff Berner, Great Lake Swimmers and many more.
Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W / FREE
PARTIES | The Tattooed Carnival
A night of the macabre and the mysterious, with performances by The Human Zombie, Shetan Noir, Gore Galore Show of Mysterion, burlesque dancers, comedy and the rock n' roll band Blue Mercury Coupe
Clinton's Tavern, 693 Bloor St / $15 door
GALLERY | Public Circles
For this solo exhibition, Nathalie Quagliotto uses reconfigured circular commercial playground equipment as well as fused and repackaged candy, objects usually found in a public environment and suggesting childhood memories of carelessness, fun, and amusement. The exhibit looks at how the disruption of proximity and the color of the objects can build social relationships by reinforcing the experience of play for adults. The first 20 people will receive free ice cream.
DeLeon White Gallery, 1139 College St / 7pm-9pm
FESTIVAL | Craft Beer Festival & Summer BBQ
A fun evening of music and BBQ with a huge selection of craft-brewed ales, lagers and pilsners presented by Hart House. Tickets include complementary food and drink samples as well as performances from Bonjay's Alanna Stuart, Everything All The Time and DJ Grahm Zilla from Thunderheist.
Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle / $35 adult, $25 student / 7pm
GALLERY | S.O.S.
Project 165 presents S.O.S: a visual exploration of the famous Morse Code distress signal. Works will be for sale by Alejandra Diaz, Hyein Lee, Roben Nieuwland and more. Opening reception tonight, 8pm-12am
Project 165, 165 Augusta Ave
PARTIES | Naughty Colouring Contest
Visual artist Mallory Diaczun provides her racy colouring books to this art party for guests to fill in themselves, resulting a friendly, creative and steamy atmosphere...
Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St W / 6:30 pm
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