Urban Planner: August 12, 2008
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Urban Planner: August 12, 2008

20080812planner.jpgMUSIC: The Edge 102.1’s monthly new music showcase is on tonight at the Horseshoe Tavern. Tonight’s line-up features upcoming Toronto indie bands Invasions, The Speakeasies, and The Rivals. The Horseshoe Tavern (370 Queen Street West), 8:30 p.m., FREE.
DISCUSSION: Simpsons co-executive producer (and York University graduate) Joel Cohen is moderating a debate and discussion via live video chat at Future Shop tonight called “The Future of Computer Technology.” The panelists are Microsoft IT Pro advisor Damir Bersenic, D-Link senior product marketing manager Mathieu Whelan, and head of PC and Digital Electronics business for HP in Canada, Jeff Cates. Future Shop (351-353 Yonge Street), 7 p.m., FREE.
BOOKS: Children’s author/illustrator Robin Muller will be speaking at the Agincourt Library this afternoon. Muller is best known for his books The Magic Paintbrush, The Angel Tree, and The Nightwood. Agincourt Library (155 Bonis Road), 2 p.m., FREE.
SPORTS: Interested in running a marathon? Team Diabetes Canada is having an information session tonight on those interested in training for races. In exchange for your efforts fundraising for the Canadian Diabetes Association, Team Diabetes will cover registration and accommodation costs for local and international races (plus swanky Team Diabetes gear!). Starbucks (485 Church Street, upstairs), 6:30 p.m., FREE.
Photo of Invasions from their MySpace.