Toronto Events

Radar: This Movie is Broken, Ape Sodom, Forest City Lovers, Menage a Moi, Comedy above the Pub

FILM | This Movie is Broken
After a successful go last week, Open Roof Films is back again in the Amsterdam Brewery parking lot. This week they're showing Bruce McDonald's This Movie is Broken, otherwise known as "The Broken Social Scene Movie". Anyone who wasn't at last summers free BSS Harbourfront show will want to see what they missed out on and be extremely jealous of everyone else watching who was there and is just reliving the glory now. Starting the night off is a performance by The Little Back Dress at 8, then an "In Conversation With..." which I can only assume will be with Toronto based director Bruce McDonald, but you never know, that band could show up to? For a movie about Toronto, I can't think of a better way to view it than here.
Amsterdam Brewery, 21 Bathurst St, $15, 7:30pm

PARTIES | Ape Sodom at Unlovable
Unlovable (a.k.a. Shitty Cheers) is one of the newest additions to the Dundas West bar scene and has been making it's mark with great weekly parties. One of the highlights being every Thursday night former Deadly Snakes member Max McCabe-Lukos and Mark Sultan (or BBQ of King Khan and BBQ Show) host Ape Sodom, a night of obscure, cool vinyl that sounds nothing like current popular music (unless obscure vinyl is all you listen to?). Imagine when your friends ask what you're doing tonight and you reply "Oh, just going to Ape Sodom at Shitty Cheers", it'll blow their minds!
Unlovable, 1415B Dundas West, Free, 10pm

COMEDY | Comedy Above the Pub
Looking to get your late night laughs on? Lucky then that Todd Van Allen is hosting his weekly show at McVeigh's Tavern. This week features Jon Schabl, Keven Soldo, David Andrew Brent (wait is that the guy from The Office?), and Todd Graham. Never heard of any of these guys, well me either but that just means you need to come see them before they're all over Comedy Central, right? That or save it from the crowd only consisting of their friends.
McVeigh's Tavern, 124 Church St, $5, 9pm

MUSIC | Forest City Lovers Release Party
Although Forest City Lovers call Toronto home, it seems like they are constantly on the road, except for tonight where they play The Great Hall. The band is celebrating the release of their recently released album "Carriage", which some are already calling one of the best albums of the year. If that isn't enough to get you excited the band is also promising cupcakes at the show. CUPCAKES! When was the last time you had a cupcake? Gentleman Reg and Carmen Elle kick off the night.
Great Hall, 1087 Queen St W, $12 ADV/$15@Door, 8pm/19+

PARTY | MĂŠnage Ă moi
If you blush easily, i'd stop reading this now. Everyone masturbates, right? If you say no you are lying which is just as much of a sin as you think masturbating is. Local magazine 1234V isn't afraid to talk about it, in fact they've dedicated their entire 4th issue to it. Tonight is the launch party for The Masturbation Issue. Cum (get it?) early to hear readings from the issue by it's contributors, and stay late to get down (get it?) with Winnipegs DJ Mama Cutsworth and Toronto's Betty Burke.
The Beaver, 1192 Queen St W, $5, 10pm

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