Indie Events Roundup: May 25 – 31


Lady Sin Trayda performs at the Yellow Noise launch in Montreal this Friday!
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Popcorn Party Fundraiser: Send Fat Girl Food Squad to AMC, 6:30pm, Toronto Popcorn Company, 147 Baldwin St, $20 for entry and goodie bag

Help FGFS go to the Allied Media Conference! Come eat yummy popcorn!

Wednesday, May 27


Book Launch for The Book of New Canadian Noir, 7:30pm, McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Ave, free

Winnipeg authors Keith Cadieux and Chadwick Ginther, along with former winnipeger Corey Redekop, read at the launch for this new anthology.


Torontaru May, 8pm, Get Well, 1181 Dundas St W, free

Join other indie gamers and fans for a low-key, low stakes hang!

Thursday, May 28


A Night of Readings at 8-11, 6pm, 8-Eleven, 2-33 Spadina Ave, free

Readings from Stephen Thomas, Emma Healey, Arielle Gavin, Sebastian Frye, Aisha Sasha John, Nadia Belerique, Lili Huston-Herterich, Laurie Kang, Zeesy Powers.

The Spectatorial Journal Launch, 6:30pm, No One Writes to the Colonel, 460 College St, free

The Spectatorial is launching it’s third journal of speculative fiction, poetry, visual art, graphic fiction and not fiction from the U of T community. You’re invited!


make all good things fall apart: zine launch and community discussion on addiction, intoxication culture and sober spaces, 8:30pm, Plan B Merchants Coop, 2180 Gottigen St, free

The newest collaborative zine from two of our 10 artists to watch in 2015, geoff and Clementine Morrigan launches complete with readings and a discussion out in Halifax, where the two are doing a residency at the Anchor Archive Zine Library.

Friday, May 29


Yellow Noise Magazine Launch, 5pm-10pm, Les Verriers St-Denis Espace multidisciplinaire, 4326 rue St-Denis, Montreal, PWYC

The launch of the newest Canadian rad mag for Asian-identified people includes performances by Lady Sin Trayda, Huei Lin and Tina-Hanae. Support support support!


Sit Up Regina, 7:30pm, Knox Metropolitan United Church, 2340 Victoria Ave, suggested donation $20

Join Buddhist teacher and social activist Michael Stone for a lecture on transforming stress, anxiety and turbulent emotions into positive forms of social change, titled “Embodying our Values: Mindfulness & Social Change”.

Saturday, May 30

GUTS Launch Party, 9pm, Bike Pirates, 1416 queen St W, PWYC

Come celebrate the fourth issue of GUTS by hangin out at the Queen St Bike Pirates. Lots of swag and fun stuff.

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