Radar: July 3, 2009
Events on Toronto's Radar for FRIDAY JULY 3, 2009â¨... lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
MUSIC | Alphabot vs Gregory Pepper at the Drake
A musical match made in heaven, Toronto's Alphabot and Guelph's Gregory Pepper both play quirky, slightly bizarre and theatrical indie-pop that is sure to entertain, no matter who's side you're on.
Drake Hotel Underground, 1150 Queen St W / 9pm / $5
MUSIC | Boxes & Bags at the Silver Dollar
Boxes & Bags unleash psychedelic spazz-rock in the friendliest and most charmingly offensive way possible. Bring safety goggles.
The Silver Dollar, 486 Spadina Ave / 9pm
THEATRE | Things Base & Weill... Love Can Transpose!
This newly conceived show from Toronto director and educator Luisa Appolloni marries words by William Shakespeare to songs by Kurt Weill, exploring the base themes of war, lust, greed, revenge, and love.
Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 Ryerson Ave / 3:30 pm / $10
MUSIC | Anglicize the Disco 3
Local electro-house bands the Tape Deck Bros, PLove and ADHD Theatre rock a sweaty dancefloor at Rancho for the last time before Anglicize the Disco moves to a new location.
Rancho Relaxo, 300 College St / free before 11:00, $5 after.
PARTIES | Room Party
Room Party has been exploring the stranger side of underground party music for two and half years, and celebrates the occasion with a special mixtape giveaway and music by Gabe Knox and Young Flux.
The Boat, 158 Augusta / $5
THEATRE | The List at Toronto Fringe
Nearly 40 women from all backgrounds, races, ages, and orientations were interviewed and asked what they looked for in a partner. The result was "The List", a series of monologues about real women, real voices, and real life.
Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79A St. George St / 5:15pm / $10
MUSIC | Gypsophilia
These east coast gypsy-jazz musicians have won over many followers in both jazz and indie rock audiences in Toronto with their frantically-paced mix of klezmer, be-bop and more. Catch them at the Toronto Jazz Festival before they hit the road on tour across Canada.
Primus Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Toronto Jazz Festival)
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