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Radar: Fright Nights: Black Eve and The Devil Walks Among You, Cabaret, MUSI Presents, After The End Opening Reception, Cultures of Resistance

FILM | Fright Nights: Black Eve and The Devil Walks Among You
It's a creepy Friday the 13th at the Projection Booth with a double bill of Ryan M. Andrews horror flicks Black Eve and The Devil Walks Among You. The world premiere of the new short film The Devil Walks Among You will be followed by the new feature Black Eye, in which a psychic wakes up at a party full of dead bodies and has to use her abilities to figure out happened. Andrews will be there with the cast and crew of the film for a Q&A to follow the film and there will be awesome giveaways. Try your luck at the Projection Booth!
Projection Booth (1035 Gerrard Street East) 8:30PM $10

THEATRE | Cabaret
Based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood, Cabaret is a dark musical about an escapist haven in Nazi Germany. The critically acclaimed theatrical piece revolves around the tales of the men and women living in the war era and the mix of booze, drugs, sex and music that engages them every evening when they visit the cabaret. Playing for a three-week engagement, this Adam Brazier-directed performance stars a large ensemble cast of Hart House actors, closing January 28th.
Hart House Theatre (7 Hart House Circle) 8PM $25 adult, $15 student/senior

MUSIC | MUSI Presents
A rock and roll three-step program that probably isn't what you think it is, MUSI's Artist Development Program premieres its musicians fresh out of training at the Horseshoe Tavern tonight. The program that provides musicians with step-by-step tools to reach their artistic goals puts on a show this evening with emerging indie bands Brett Caswell & the Marquee Rose, Jane's Party and Sound of Lions. Performances start at 9:30pm with Tiny Danza headlining the 19+ event.
Horseshoe Tavern (370 Queen Street West) 9PM $8

ART | Opening Reception: After The End
Apocalypse meets art in After The End, an exhibit featuring the works of Canadian artists like Nathan Cyprys, Ryan Louis and Sophia Solaris who study doomsday images, iconography and theory through sculpture, painting, photography and mixed medias. 12 artists' work will be displayed at O'Born Contemporary for tonight's opening reception of the first annual emerging artist showcase, which confronts 2012-themed environmental and psychological implications of catastrophe. Expect to see broken concrete, discarded objects, corpses and abandoned cities full of darkness at this event.
O'Born Contemporary (131 Ossington Avenue) 6PM Free

FILM | Cultures of Resistance Free Screening
Join activist Dave Vasey of the Occupy Movement and academic and activist Deborah Barndt from York University's Faculty of Environmental Studies tonight at Centre of Gravity for a free screening of Iara Lee's Cultures of Resistance, a film about international resistance groups fighting injustice and human rights violations. A discussion will follow the film, which details the work of activists who protest exploitation and violence through arts and music in countries like Burma, Brazil, Palestine and Lebanon. An eye-opening event featuring an award-winning doc, this one is not to be missed.
Centre of Gravity (1300 Gerrard Street East) 7PM Free

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