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Radar: The Foreign Exchange, #CREATE 1.0, Fort York with HININDAR, Artaud Symposium, TEDxToronto Salon Series--Epicurious

THEATRE | The Foreign Exchange
A staple of SummerWorks for the past two years, Foreign Exchange is an audience engaging performance that questions complicated notions of culture and race. Performed by a diverse panel of representatives, the audience will be asked to participate honestly in candid conversations in order to really to get to know one another. An exciting, sometimes awkward experiment in how we interact with strangers, this four-hour performance will force you to really get to know your neighbours.
Lower Ossington Theatre (100 Ossington Avenue) 5PM Free

ART | #CREATE 1.0
Itching to create? All are welcome at #Hashtag Gallery's new initiative where artists will gather with their current projects to share, observe and offer up ideas on others works in progress. Playwright J.L. Symister will lead the group with idea sharing to produce content that can potentially be displayed at the gallery in the future. Gallery owners ask that you bring your own supplies--whatever they may be--and an open mind. Pay-what-you-can donations will be accepted.
#Hashtag Gallery (801 Dundas Street West) 7:30PM PWYC

MUSIC | Fort York with HININDAR
Rustic Toronto folk five-piece Fort York perform at C'est What with friends and fellow musicians HININDAR this evening. The dark folk duo consisting of Steve Sloane and Jeff Woods began a residency at C'est What last Tuesday and will continue to play the venue for the next few weeks. Tonight, they're joined by headliners and the masters of banjos and harmonies Fort York for a fun little show. Doors open at 9PM and the bands hit the stage at 9:30PM.
C'est What (67 Front Street East) 9PM $5

THEATRE | Artaud Symposium
In conjunction with the SummerWorks presentation of Artaud: un portrait en decomposition, TheatreRUN hosts a symposium about the texts of French playwright Antonin Artaud, who struggled throughout his life between sanity and madness. Host Adam Paolozza will have each of the panelists begin with talking points from Artaud texts that they have been assigned to read before turning the discussion over to the audience. Learn about the role that Artaud played in 20th century Theatre of Cruelty and philosophy by attending this fascinating (and free!) symposium.
Tarragon Theatre (30 Bridgman Avenue) 7PM Free

FOOD | TEDxToronto Salon Series--Epicurious: How Food Affects Us and How We Can Affect Food
A dialogue about food hosted by TEDxToronto, Epicurious will gather Toronto gastronomy experts to discuss food and how the human appetite is affecting the planet. Topics will include food production, the development of new food movements and the impact of mass consumption on the human body and the planet with a special look at the rising popularity of organic food. Refreshments will be served and seating is on a first come, first served basis.
ING CafĂŠ (221 Yonge Street) 7PM

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