Indie Events August 25 – 31

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Tonight! It’s Riot Grrrl Tuesdays in Windsor!
(image via Riot Grrrl Tuesdays Facebook)

Tuesday, August 26

WINDSOR

Zine Night – August Riot Grrrl Tuesday, 9pm, Phog Lounge, 157 University Ave W, free, 19+

Monthly feminist gathering Riot Grrrl Tuesday is given you some scissors, cuttables and paste— you do the rest!

Wednesday, August 27

TORONTO

Artscape Street Party: Circus, 5pm-9pm, Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St, free 

A free, family-friendly circus at Wychwood Barns including acrobatics, fire dancing, stilt walking, carnival games, cotton candy and more!

Wayward #1 Launch Party, 6pm, Guu, 559 Bloor St W, free to attend (pay to eat and drink)

The Beguiling stages the launch of Jim Zub’s new comic at Guu izakaya bar— cover artists Kalman Andrasofszky, Alina Urusov, Adam Warrena nd Chip Zdarsky also in attendance. Wayward is a series focusing on a young woman new to Tokyo, trying to reconnect with her mother and beating back demons and monsters and all that. Buy some Japanese snacks and comics while you’re there!

Thursday, August 28

NORTH BAY

Aanmitaagzi presents Dances of Resistance, 7pm, Nbisiing Secondary School, 469 Couchie Memorial Dr, free

Dances of Resistance is the culmination of three years of multi-arts workshops and creative development with artists and community members across ages and abilities from Nipissing First Nation and North Bay. It tells the story of cultural destruction and resurgence through dance and performance.

Friday, August 29

TORONTO

MABELLEarts End of Summer, 7pm, Mabelle Park, 49 Mabelle Avenue, free

Celebrate Etobicoke’s community arts group MABELLEarts’ summer achivements with food, fire, music and a special apperance from the Mabelle Park Mobile Think-Tank.

Saturday, August 30

TORONTO

Toronto Poetry Slam, 7pm, The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St W, $5

Come ready to slam. Special guest Mark Berube in the mix! Reggae after-party. What!

Sunday, August 31

TORONTO

Family of the Heart Launch, 2-5pm, North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge St, free

Two new books from FOTH, one in English and one in Urdu: Zia-ud-Din’s “Ghalib” and Safya Maryam’s “Mousam e Hijr”. Presentations by Muinir Sami, Farzana Hassan, Rubina Faisal, Rafi Raza, plus translations of the book by Zia-ud-Din.

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