Radar: Simpsons Trivia Night, Parkdale Street Writers, The Vagina Monologues, As Different As Night and Day, Siskiyou, Chrome and The Ice Queen
TRIVIA | Woo Hoo! Classic Simpsons Trivia Night
If you haven't yet been to one of the Simpsons Trivia Nights at the Gladstone, you are seriously missing out on a banger night of fun. Even those who claim they only enjoy documentaries and the Discovery Channel can find themselves indulging in the guilty pleasure of a Simpsons episode. Test out your acumen for this favourite cartoon with trivia while enjoying a few episodes and a few beverages among friends.
The Gladstone Hotel - Melody Bar (1214 Queen Street West), 7:30-11pm Free
READING | Parkdale Street Writers Night at the Artbar Reading Series
A group of brilliant young Toronto writers will be taking over the Artbar Reading Series at Clintons tonight for a vibrant night of readings and poetry. These stories will be some of the most hilarious, heart-breaking, inspiring, and fantastic that you have heard in a while and with a hearty line-up of fresh talent it will be impossible to stay for just one. The night will be hosted by seasoned writers Emily Pohl-Weary and Dianah Smith.
Clintons (693 Bloor Street West), 8pm Free
THEATRE | The Vagina Monologues
A special tribute for International Women's Day, this production of The Vagina Monologues is happening for one night only courtesy of OISE. Eve Ensler's famous show has inspired audiences around the world and her talent comes to life thanks to award-winning director Loretta Chen. All proceeds from tonight will go to Nellie's, a local non-profit organization helping Toronto's women for over three decades.
OISE Auditorium (252 Bloor Street West), 7-9pm $15 at the door
MUSIC | Siskiyou + Chrome and The Ice Queen + Guests
Past Great Lake Swimmers member Colin Huebert and current member Erik Arnesen create the perfect pair as Siskiyou, a new and exciting music project. Their musical delights have been described as "perfectly conjuring the lush, crisp yet often chilly landscape of the Pacific Northwest" of Canada. They have made the long trek east to our city for one performance only. Ethereal Toronto band Chrome and The Ice Queen will hype up the audience before the main event.
The Drake Underground (1150 Queen Street West), 8pm $13
ART | 'As different as' Night and Day
Infuse a chilly March night with some beautiful art at Gallery Acturus. A collective of artists have come together with their depictions of subjects as they appear in the daytime and in the night. This downtown gallery brings some innovative work to the Toronto art scene and this current exhibit is no exception.
Gallery Arcturus (80 Gerrard Street East) 12-5:30pm Free
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