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Radar: A Drummer's Dream, Extraordinary Canadians, Keep It Fresh Vol. I, Feminist Porn Awards, New Labels Fashion Show

FILM | A Drummer's Dream
You don't just have to be a lover of music to appreciate the unbridled talent running through A Drummer's Dream. This film released last year and directed by John Walker, brings together some of the world's most unreal, and unforgettable drummers in the world. This film will either inspire you to make music or make you fall in love with music all over again. Or both. Not half bad for a Thursday night.
NFB Mediatheque (150 John Street), 7pm $6 regular $4 students/seniors

BOOK | Extraordinary Canadians: Vincent Lam, Charles Foran and Andre Pratte
Four noteworthy Canadians' lives are being celebrated tonight, as the authors that penned their biographies are presented them in a special lecture event. Tommy Douglas, Maurice Richard, Wilfrid Laurier and Glenn Gould are the latest subjects of the Extraordinary Canadians series from Penguin Group Canada. The authors of the biographies will be in attendance for questions and book signings.
Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queens Park), 7-8:30pm $18 Public, $15 Members

DANCE | Keep It Fresh Vo. I: 1-on-1 All-Styles Dance Battle
Hip-hoppers, b-boys, poppers and house dancers are all invited to bust a move at the first edition of Keep It Fresh brought to The Great Hall courtesy of Soul Committed Productions. The event will be hosted by Mariano Dance and is a chance for dance floor superstars to win some cash and some serious props. Bring your mojo and get ready to show off your styles.
The Great Hall (1087 Queen Street West), Doors @ 8pm $15

FILM | Public.Provocative.Porn: The Year's Best in Feminist Film
Leave your inhibitions at home for this event. Good For Her, for the fourth year in a row is screening racy film clips followed by a Q&A session as part of this year's Sixth Annual Feminist Porn Awards. Featured guests to include Carlos Batts, Jalya, Cheryl Dunye and Drew Deveaux and an intro to the night will be given by feminist porn icon, Tristan Taormino.
Bloor Cinema (506 Bloor Street West), 9:30pm $12 + s/c

FASHION | TFI's New Labels Fashion Show
Toronto Fashion Incubator's highly anticipated fashion event featuring the brightest new fashion stars is happening tonight at the Design Exchange. Following a pre-show networking reception, the runway show will follow. Up-and-coming designers have the change to win the grand prize of $40,000, a feature in Flare and the chance to design an outfit for Sears. Collections will be judged by some of the city's most notable gurus in the fashion world. A must-see!
Design Exchange (234 Bay Street), 6pm $60 + tax

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