Radar: August 11, 2009
Events on Toronto's Radar for TUESDAY AUGUST 11, 2009â¨... lovingly handpicked from blogTO's events calendar
MUSIC | Off Season: "These Black Spaces" by Cory Latkovich
Ohio native Cory Latkovich is an avant garde composer and improviser whose work displays a strong devotion to the DIY attitude and confrontational nature of punk rock, sometimes comparable to the works of John Cage. His love of exploring extremes in music and performance is demonstrated here with two lengthy compositions and two improvised pieces.
Music Gallery, 197 John St. / $8 / 7pm
GALLERY | Elizabeth Siegfried "Termina"
Elizabeth Siegfried's exhibit "Termina" tells the story of her family's past generations through a series of films shot between 1922 and 1945, and asks questions about the future of family in both personal and universal contexts, contemplating the ending of her family tree and the social implications of living in world with fewer children.
Stephen Bulger Gallery, 1026 Queen St. W.
STAGE | East End Burlesque and Variety Riot
An evening of burlesque, mentalism and magic as well as live music by rockabilly band The Sarah And Jeff Show as well as quirky alt-jazz group The Fred Spek Combo. Stage acts include Anastasia the Bizarrist, Mina Von Fliesh, Tanya Cheex of Skin Tight Outta Sight, Ab Horrance and many more.
Dominion on Queen, 500 Queen St. E.
TECHNOLOGY | Introduction To Electronic Fabrication Part II
Multidisciplinary artist Robert Cruikshank teaches a workshop explains the basics of soldering, cable routing and other essential techniques involved with creating your own electronics projects. Great for those interested in applying electronics knowledge to their other pursuits. (for example the group will be taught to make their own audio cables.)
InterAccess Production Studio, 9 Ossington Ave. / $25 / 7pm-10pm
GALLERY | Roger Cullman Photography - Opening Party
A brand-new photography exhibit from blogTO's own Roger Cullman - his first in over two years. Come on out to the opening party and support! (exhibit runs to August 31)
Kilgour's Bar Meets Grill, 509 Bloor St. W., 7pm-10pm
MUSIC | Passion Pit / Ruby Coast / The Grates
This triple threat indie-rock extravaganza is sure to be a summer highlight, with one of 2009's most talked-about new bands Passion Pit headlining a bill that also features Aurora, Ontario natives Ruby Coast and Australian punk-pop group the Grates.
Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St. / $15 / ALL AGES
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