Indie Events: Aug 4-10

10570302_577393155702914_1418711838212142730_n

Zine Dream 7 is this weekend! 

Wednesday, August 6

TORONTO

The Trouble With Brunch Launch, 6pm, Handlebar, 159 Augusta Ave, free

Shawn Micallef’s highly anticipated The Trouble with Brunch launches with a pro-breakfast launch– get your copy and some Froot Loops!

Toronto Childcare Collective Working Group

A new initiative to create a social justice based Childcare Collective in Toronto. Please email your information to ChilcareCollectiveTO@gmail.com with the Subject Working Group for more information, and visit the facebook event to get involved.

Tell Me Something Good Sexy Storytelling Slam, 8pm, The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W, free

This month’s sexy storytelling event is kink themed. Sign up for your 5 minute slot and let ‘em have it! Remember, all forms of kink are beautiful whether or not you like ‘em, so don’t yuck someone else’s yum.

More events after the jump!

Thursday, August 7

TORONTO

Bad Ass Babes with Big Ideas: An Invocation for Beginnings, 7pm, Black Swan Tavern, 145 Danforth Ave, $10

This new discussion series for women/babes brings together brilliant minds and bodies together for a panel and networking. This month has Mikaela Dyke, Samantha Fraser, Chivon John and Sheila Sampath.

Friday, August 8

TORONTO

Opening Reception: Call and Response , 7pm, Milk Glass, 1247 Dundas St W, free

Stephanie Clarke and Genevieve Robertson’s long distance painting project has been two years and many homes in the making. Runs through August 10.

Zine Dream Opening, 7pm, Art Metropole, 1490 Dundas St W, free

The launch of a month long Zine Dream window display by Alicia Nauta and Enuice Luk, with a special performance by New Chance.

Saturday, August 9

HALIFAX

24hr Zine Challenge + Zine Launch, 5pm-5pm August 10, Starts at RADSTORM, 6050 Almon st, moves to Anchor Archive/Roberts Street Social Centre, 2180 Gottingen St, free

A whole weekend of zine fun! Starting out at the new RADSTORM space with a BBQ a opening for the 24 hr zine challenge. The main focus will be a zine of Love Letters to Roberts Street Social Centre, which officially ended as a space in February 2014. At 11pm the crew moves over to Anchor Archive at Roberts Street Social Centre and the launch of all of your hard work at 5pm.

TORONTO

Zine Dream: Writing Vs. Art — Where do comics begin?, 3pm, XPACE, 303 Landsdowne Avenue Unit 2, free

Zine Dream presents a comics panel including Kat Verhoeven, Jason Bradshaw, Patrick Kyle and E Howey moderated by Graham Sigurdson.

Sunday, August 10

TORONTO

Zine Dream 7

The wonderful lovely amazing small press fair is back for its seventh edition! Over 60 exhibitors and lots of fun programming. Check out zinedream.com for all the info! Don’t miss out!

One Response to “Indie Events: Aug 4-10”

  1. DAYTRIP says:

    Great list! Thanks! Hope to be on one come September.

Leave a Reply


9 + = eleven