Radar: August 7, 2009

Photo: "Drummer Kid" by dileeps, member of the blogTO Flickr pool.

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

FESTIVAL | Taste of the Danforth
Greektown's signature event returns for a three day run this weekend starting tonight. Thinking of going? Check out the 10 things you ought to know. Expect lots of souvlaki, Thai food and other street eats for sale by the restaurants on the strip between Broadview and Jones Avenue.
The Danforth (Broadview, Chester or Pape subway stations) / Starts at 6pm tonight

GALLERY | Save for the Web GIF Show
What's not to love about the early days of the net? Get inspired from the past at XPACE's Save for the Web GIF show featuring live performances by New Feelings, Actual Water and John McCurley.
XPACE, 58 Ossington Ave / 8PM Doors, 9PM Show, $5

MUSIC | Think About Life + DD/MM/YYYY
One of the most exciting double-bill shows of the year, Montreal band THINK ABOUT LIFE go head-to-head with Toronto's DD/MM/YYYY for a neon synth-splashed freakout as part of the Summerworks Festival. Don't miss!
The Theatre Centre, 1087 Queen St. West / 10PM, $10

GALLERY | Matthew Koudy at Hunter and Cook
Why not make it a double bill on Ossington. Just down the street from XPACE, wander into Hunter and Cook's closet sized space to view the latest photos from Toronto based artist Matthew Koudys.
Hunter and Cook, 15 Ossington Avenue / 6-10PM

FESTIVAL Toronto's Festival of Beer
It's Day 2 of the celebration of Canada's rich brewing history, hosted by experts of the brewing craft from around the country. Featuring more than 200 brands of beer on-site, this is an excellent opportunity for Torontonians to sample some exotic brews and learn more about the art of making a great beer!
Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place, 200 Princes Blvd / 4pm-10pm / 19+

PARTY l Room Party
Here we are in the dog days of summer, and school isn't back in, and everyone is ready to dance. This month DJ Hi Mom welcomes special guests Scott Seewhale (Nacho Lovers) and Tom Croozbeh (Friends ExplodE), and musical guests Shadow Self (formerly Tuxedomask).
The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave, Kensington Market / 10PM, $5

DANCE l Toronto Dances with Stars
Learn the hottest moves from a diversity of genres including: salsa, tango, waltz, and signature moves of dance legend and King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Continuing on until Sunday, Canadians can enjoy performances, competitions, awards, win prizes, and dance the night away at a gala with a full served dinner.
Hilton Hotel, 145 Richmond Street / 8pm, prices start at $15

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