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Broken Pencil x NXNE: It’s goin’ down!

Category: Broken Pencil Presents, Events-Canadian, Jonathan Valelly, News, NXNE

  Don’t forget, loyal BPers, it’s NXNE here in Toronto and Broken Pencil has two more events this week that you’ll regret missing. Tomorrow, we have Sex & Death at 7:30pm at The Conversation Room at The Great Hall, featuring showgirls, bad erotica, six foot ladders and so much more! More details at the facebook […]

Girls Rock with Broken Pencil Zine Machine!

photo by Angelina Coccimiglio This weekend (Saturday and Sunday June 14/15) Broken Pencil will be presenting two zine workshops for Teens and Tweens as part of a massive Girls Rock Camp concert hosted by Harbourfront Centre and NXNE! We’ll be running two free workshops on zine-making on Saturday and Sunday. We are so excited to show you […]

Broken Pencil presents: Carl Wilson and Sean Michaels Dual Book Launch!

In 2007, journalist Carl Wilson wrote the tiny book Let’s Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste for Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series. Wilson’s thoughtful, challenging treatment of Celine Dion’s oeuvre and ruminations on the nature of taste made it a critically-acclaimed hit. Now Bloomsbury and Wilson are set to release an expanded edition […]

Meat Locker Editions Takes a Bite Out of the Arts

    Maddy Curry and Sarah Beaudin first met while working at Quattro Books. Specifically, they met while cleaning out their new office, a former meat locker. The weird location spawned a friendship that was as binding and satisfying as a well-crafted hamburger patty. Subsequently, the two women have worked four jobs together: an arrangement […]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Canzine and Canzine Symposium 2013!

  artwork by Vicki Nerino   Ever fantasize about holding your own workshop? Hungry for the short-lived glory of leading a panel at an indie culture festival? BROKEN PENCIL: the magazine of Zine Culture and the Independent Arts is now accepting proposals for the Canzine Festival of Zines and Underground Culture (Toronto and Vancouver) and […]

NXNE: Check out Isaac Paris’ rundown of Sex and Death (with drawings!)

  Comedian/musician/writer Isaac Paris was in Toronto all the way from Alaska last week for NXNE, and graciously lent his talents to Broken Pencil’s Sex and Death reading/music event at Creatures Creating on Wednesday night. The event was a wild, bloody, cock-addled success and Isaac wrote a lovely blog post about the entire thing, complete […]

Indie Events: June 10 – June 16 (NXNE Edition!)

Broken Pencil’s Zine Machine for Teens and Tweens

An Evening With Hal Niedzviecki on Self-Publishing

Broken Pencil and NXNE Present: Sex and Death

Broken Pencil Presents: Queer Graphica Collection Launch

Indie Events: Feb 25 – March 3

BP Presents: Fan Fiction The Show – The Hobbit

Recap: King Street Alternative Film and Video Festival