toronto events march 5

Radar: Erykah Badu, Bourbonite Regret Society of Toronto, Road Map to Apartheid, Private Parking

Toronto events on March 5, 2013

MUSIC | Erykah Badu
Grammy Award-winning neo soul artist Erykah Badu is back in Toronto to relive her glory days. Performing from her 1997 acclaimed debut album Baduizm, Badu will sing her early hits, including "On and On." A little political, a little eccentric, Badu will hit the stage at 9:15PM after opener DJ A1. Tickets are still available through Ticketmaster.
Kool Haus (132 Queens Quay East) 8PM $70

PARTY | The 2nd Official Bourbonite Regret Society of Toronto Party
Everyone has nights they regret so why not add a little bourbon into the mix? The Official Bourbonite Regret Society of Toronto gathers for their second party tonight at The Piston to celebrate the release of The Old Salts latest EP The Blue Collar, and bourbon-fuelled regrets. The Most Loyal, Mikey Chuck Rivers and Gavin Slate will also perform. Doors open at 8PM. Come make memories you'll later regret.
The Piston (937 Bloor Street West) 8PM $5

FILM | Road Map to Apartheid
Cinema Politica returns to the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema with Eron Davidson and Ana Nogueira's provocative 2012 documentary Road Map to Apartheid. In collaboration with Israeli Apartheid Week, this thoughtful doc, narrated by Alice Walker, compares the policies of white South Africa and Israel as part of the ongoing discussion of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Tickets are available at the Bloor box office.
Bloor Hot Docs Cinema (506 Bloor Street West) 6:45PM $10

PHOTOGRAPHY | Private Parking
Photographer Matthew Dupuis opens his latest exhibit Private Parking at Village Vinyl, an exploration of rock 'n roll culture and street art. Documentary photos of musicians like Metric, Scorpions and Dylan Rudd will be on display at the New Toronto record shop after hours. Doors open to the public at 7PM.
Village Vinyl (2925 Lakeshore Boulevard West) 7PM Free



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