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Radar: WILDsound Feedback Film Festival, InspiraTO Festival, Paint The Halls, Quick & Dirty

Thursday, May 30, 2013

FILM | WILDsound Feedback Film Festival
Possibly the cheapest and shortest film festival this city has to offer, WILDsound Feedback Film Festival offers a showcase of short films for just $4. Taking place every last Thursday of the month from here on out, WILDsound features five short films in tonight's screening, including the Jonah D. Ansell animation Cadaver, voiced by Kathy Bates and Christopher Lloyd. Order tickets online or buy them at the door and be prepared for 2 hours of short films and an audience feedback segment following the screening.
Carlton Cinemas (20 Carlton Street) 7PM $4

THEATRE | InspiraTO Festival 2013
Short seems to be the theme tonight and InspiraTO brings the brevity to the stage. A ten-minute play festival that runs from today until June 8th, InspiraTO make every minute onstage count in its 28 short plays. There are five shows running on a rotating schedule throughout the festival with each containing six plays within. The 8th annual festival, this year's inspiraTO will feature a mentorship project as well as site-specific plays (check out the "White Show" on the schedule to find out how the "safari approach" applies here). Tickets are available through
Alumnae Theatre (70 Berkeley Street) 7PM $15 general $12 student

ART | Paint The Halls
A hospital becomes a battleground and the walls canvasses at Paint The Halls, an extreme art battle that takes place at Women's College Hospital tonight. A live painting competition with 75 participating artists, the exhibit will feature interactive art installations, music, dancing in operating rooms and signature cocktails. Attendees will also have the opportunity to vote on a winning artist of this art science event. Tickets will be available at and at the door.
Women's College Hospital (76 Grenville Street) 7PM $35 advanced $40 door

ART | Quick & Dirty
Looking for affordable, original artwork? Quick & Dirty will give it to you just how you like it. Featuring the always-meticulous artists Nimit Malavia, Dave Murray and Darryl Graham, this exhibit forces the normally slow-paced painters to create original pieces in a limited time frame of 3 hours. All artworks will be available for $300 or less so sales really will be quick and dirty. Come by tonight to join in on the festivities and have a few drinks--other dirty surprises may await.
#Hashtag Gallery (801 Dundas Street West) 7PM Free

FASHION | "Designing Customized Sneakers" — Illustrated Talk and Display by Mache
Mache has created custom sneakers for celebrities like Wale, Kanye West and even the large feet of Kobe Bryant but is in town at the Bata Shoe Museum tonight to participate in Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture. Leading his own illustrated talk and display, the New Yorker formerly known as Dan Gamache will discuss the design process of creating customized sporty footwear with samples of his rarest work. Following the talk, a tour of the Bata Shoe Museum's latest exhibit will be given. Information about ticketing is available by calling 416-979-7799 or visiting the museum's website,
Bata Shoe Museum (327 Bloor Street West) 6PM $10 advance $14 door


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