Indie Events Sept 29 – Oct 6

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The amazing TQZF is back at the United Steelworkers Hall— not to be missed!
[image via torontoqueerzinefair.tumblr.com]

Tuesday, September 30

TORONTO

Sad Peninsula Launch, 6pm, Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay St, free

Join Dundurn Press and author Mark Sampson for the launch of Mark’s second novel, Sad Peninsula, following the intersecting lives of a traumatized former Korean “comfort woman” and a torubled young Canadian arriving in Korea to teach ESL.

Wednesday, October 1

TORONTO

Beyond 101: A Conversation Around Party Culture, Sex Positivity, Safer Spaces and Sobriety, 3pm OISE Room 5150, 252 Bloor St, free 

Join the U of T Sex Ed Centre and OPIRG Toronto for a panel discussion about sex positive spaces, party culture, accessibility and safety. Definitely relevant to social justice zinesters and organizers who work to create accessible and safe spaces!

The Sleepworker Launch, 7pm, Type Books, 883 Queen St W, free

Coach House Books hosts a Warhol-inspired launch party to celebrate the release of the English Debut of Cyrille Martinez’s The Sleepworker, translated by Joseph Patrick Stancil. Including the usual reading and signing fare, there will also be a re-creation of Warhol’s film Sleep.

Spacing Election Issue Release Party, 7:30pm, Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave, $10 includes magazine

Spacing’s launches are always a blast. This issue focuses on “How City Hall thinks” and the upcoming election.

Thursday, October 2

VANCOUVER

Ricochet Launch, 7pm, Heartwood Community café, 317 E Broadway, free

Celebrate the official launch of Ricochet, a bilingual and pan-Canadian indie publication.

Friday, October 3

TORONTO

Night of the Living Zines, 8pm, CSI Spadina 4th floor, 215 Spadina Avenue, free

Zine crafting! Make your own! There will be crafting supplies, a photocopier, folding guides, tea, coffee, and all that good stuff.

Toronto Queer Slow Dance – Nuit Noir Edition, 10pm, Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W, $10

With a lending library of designated dancers for all you wallflowers, and a dancecard-booklet to set up dances in advance (should you choose to), Toronto Queer Slowdance has all slow songs, all night long! (Except for the occasional intermission when we play the fastest songs available!). Come Sway-it-forward.

Saturday, October 4

Toronto Queer Zine Fair, 11am-11pm, United Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St, PWYC

The amazing Toronto Queer Zine Fair is back with more space, more tables, and more voices than ever! Readers Whitney French, Amrit Brar, Ruben Llanillos, Kate Lacut, Kai Millson Taylor, Imran Rehmani, clementine morrigan will all be reading— kind of an astounding line up! Not to be missed.

VANCOUVER

Vancouver Art/Book Fair 2014, 12-5pm through October 5, Vancouver Art Gallery,  750 Hornby St, free

It’s exactly what it sounds like! Tons of books, zines, prints, and all of their hybrids and derivatives under one roof, all weekend.

 

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