Radar: July 7, 2009

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Events on Toronto's Radar for TUESDAY JULY 7, 2009
... lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar

MUSIC | Yuka + Carmen Elle and more @ the Drake
Captivating singer-songwriter Carmen Elle performs a solo set with the fantastically funky groove band Yuka burning down the house soon afterward. Other acts on the bill include hip-hop MC's the Abyss and Omar Lynx
Drake Hotel Underground, 1150 Queen St W / 7pm / $10

BOOKS | Strong Words no. 50
Strong Words reading series celebrates it's 50th edition with appearances by John Goldbach, Valentino Assenza and Kenneth Farrell, and a new Tuesday night slot. Donations of new and used books welcome.
Gladstone Hotel Art Bar, 1214 Queen St W / PWYC

THEATRE | Dracula in a Time of Climate Change
With rivers rising, ice caps melting and blood becoming ever more toxic, Dracula is faced with a dilemma: if the humans he feeds on go extinct, what happens to vampires? A play about love, bloodsucking, the perils of activism and the end of the world, presented by Blacklist Committee for Unsafe Theatre from Montreal
Glen Morris Studio Theatre, 4 Glen Morris St

MUSIC | Fake Problems + Kiss Kiss
Fake Problems have had a whirlwind touring schedule over the last few years, but have somehow found time to release three albums of country-influenced pop-punk, as well as being arrested for trespassing in Florida. With Milton, NY violin-wielding indie-rockers Kiss Kiss.
Sneaky Dee's, 431 College St / $10

THEATRE | The Tempest
The 27th CanStage Dream in High Park presents its annual Shakespeare in the Park with The Tempest, directed by Sue Miner. Dora Award-winning actress Karen Robinson stars as Prospera, the sorceress of an enchanted isle, in a tale of political intrigue, fantastical creatures, comedy and romance.
High Park / 8pm / PWYC

THEATRE | Of The Fields, Lately
In David French's emotionally charged sequel to Leaving Home and Salt-Water Moon, young Ben Mercer returns home for a funeral after being gone for two years to confront the family he left behind.
Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 55 Mill Street, Building 49 / 8:00 pm / $28.00 to $68.00

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