Indie Events March 30- April 5

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Kapusta’s cabbage-like layers launch on Tuesday in Vancouver.

 

Monday, March 30

TORONTO

“This is a Terrible Cover.” “I did it.”, The Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St, $5 students/interns, $10 non-students.

The Canadian Book Professionals’ Association kicks off their year’s events with a panel about covers! David Gee, Michel Vrana, Natalie Olson, Emily Keeler and Nathan Maharaj make up book covers with crowd-sourced ideas. Hosted by Steven Beattie from Quill & Quire.

Tuesday, March 31

TORONTO

Monitor 11: South Asian Experimental Film + Video, 7:30pm, OCADU, 100 McCaul St, free

The well-loved and always groundbreaking annual video show by SAVAC takes up the theme of trauma, fiction as a way of speaking to hard realities, and fantasy.

The Art Bar Poetry Series, 8pm, 154 Danforth Ave, free

The popular Danforth poetry series welcomes Carmelo Militano, William Kemp and Rob Welch.

VANCOUVER

Kapusta Launch, 5:30pm, Green College, UBC, 6201 Cecil Green Park Rd, free ($20 for advance dinner reservation)

Erin Moure launches a new book of poems in the form of an impossible play or cabaret, “layered like a cabbage”. Reading begins at 6pm.

Wednesday, April 1

Fifteen Dogs Launch, 7pm, Type Books, 883 Queen St W, free

André Alexis launches his new novel at this dog-themed launch!

Thursday, April 2

Queer Confessions, 8pm, The 519, 519 Church St, PWYC

Toronto’s favorite (only?) queer confessional reading event includes film critic and bright guy Peter Knegt on the line-up, treating the theme of “Brave New World”

 

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