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Radar: The City Limits, Unfinished Spaces, Flavio Trevisan, Test The Impossible Launch, beekeeper, Danger Bees and Convoys

PHOTOGRAPHY | The City Limits
The Toronto Liberty Project launches tonight with their first photo exhibit, The City Limits. Featuring work by local photogs like Ryan Emond, Javin Lau, Neil Ta, Brandon Tarek, and Ronnie Yip, the exhibit showcases Toronto from five new and different perspectives. The TLP has plans to continue their work beyond this exhibit with recurring shows but until then, City Limits is on display until February 10th.
44 Wide Gallery (171 East Liberty Street, Unit 122) 5:30PM Free

FILM | Unfinished Spaces
The festival prize winning film about three young architects in 1960s Cuba, Unfinished Spaces makes its Canadian debut tonight at Bay Street's Design Exchange. Spaces details the events surrounding the creation of Cuba's National Art Schools, designed by architects who were handpicked by Che Guevara and Fidel Castro around the time of Castro's revolution. The film begins at 6:30PM and discounted tickets are offered to Design Exchange members.
Design Exchange (234 Bay Street) 6:30PM $15

ART | Flavio Trevisan: Museum of the Represented City
Curator Mona Filip presents a series of maps by local artist Flavio Trevisan that explore the paths, cityscapes and history of Toronto's urban jungle in Museum of the Represented City. Creating texturized, detailed maps that contain various objects in familiar spaces, Trevisan reflects on the current milieu of the city through his sculptural pieces. The opening reception happens tonight off-site of Koffler Gallery at 80 Spadina. The party is open to the public.
Koffler Gallery Off-Site (80 Spadina Avenue) 6PM Free

MEDIA | Test the Impossible: Launch
App designers, website creators and techies working to make products and services in a digital format will gather at the Academy of the Impossible tonight to prove that the impossible can be tested and you can play with it. A gathering of Toronto's finest in new media design, Test The Impossible will feature virtual developers presenting their current tech projects to the public. Everyone is invited to the presentations and the Q&As that will take place afterwards. Nothing is too strange at this academy!
Academy of the Impossible (231 Wallace Avenue) 7PM Free

MUSIC | beekeeper, Danger Bees, Convoys
Vancouver post-pop indie band beekeeper return to Toronto tonight to play at Sneaky Dee's for the nacho-munching Thursday crowd. Currently working on the follow-up album to their debut BE KEPT, the harmonizing trio play alongside Nova Scotian power pop indie quintet Danger Bees and local indie band Convoys for a full-length show. Bands hit the stage at 9PM but get there early to grab a seat.
Sneaky Dee's (431 College Street) 9PM Free


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