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Radar: The Russian Futurists, Siller Kissers, West is West, Kids in the Hood,, D'Arranged Marriage, Bring Your Own Beamer

MUSIC | The Russian Futurists @ CMW w/ The Darcys and Silly Kissers
It's day two of Canadian Music Week and the city is buzzing with music love, hot talent from around the world and electrifying stage shows. With showcases happening all over the city tonight there is one that you don't want to miss at upstairs locale of The Silver Dollar. The Untold City is bringing together The Russian Futurists, The Darcys, Heartbeat Hotel, Topanga, Silly Kissers and more to the stage and it is highly recommended to hit up this spot and catch all these phenomenal bands live in such an intimate setting.
The Silver Dollar Room (486 Spadina Avenue), doors @ 7pm, CMW wristbands accepted or $10 in advance

FILM | Eyes on India 2011 Benefit Screening: West is West
World Literacy Canada presents West is West, an Eyes on India 2011 Benefit Screening, happening tonight at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. This isn't your typical screening-a reception for guests starts off the night and the package also includes two complimentary passes to the AGO's Maharaja exhibit, swag and a tax receipt. Proceeds of the show will go towards World Literacy Canada's programs in India and Nepal.
TIFF Bell Lightbox (350 King Street West), starts @ 6pm $15 students, $30 adults

ART | Kids in the Hood Art Show - Opening Reception
The Gladstone Hotel holds a special place in many hearts of Torontonians for they consistently host great art shows, talented musicians, fun parties and more. This event is a truly special one for it pairs their love for the arts with a great cause, that being the aspiring young artists at Grove Community School. Students from Kindergarten to Grade 4 will be selling their pieces at $30 each, will all the proceeds going to help the school.
The Gladstone Hotel (1214 Queen Street West), 5-8pm Free

THEATRE | D'Arranged Marriage
D'Arranged Marriage is a hilarious one-man show starring Bollywood sensation Rajeev Varma and his thrilling performance full of dance routines and catchy songs. This show has been put on in 5 countries around the world and tonight it is in Toronto for one night only.
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts (10268 Yonge Street), 8pm $30.40-$38.00

ART | Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB)
Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB) is an innovative event started by Rafael Rozendaal from Berlin, where artists from all over gather in a space with their projectors to put on a collective art show on a budget. Anyone and everyone is invited to start their own BYOB and the first-ever one in Toronto is happening tonight at TPW Gallery for one night only.
TPW Gallery (56 Ossington Avenue), 8-11pm Free

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