Indie Events November 17-23

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Saturday at the Tranzac, visit fab local presses and mags! [image via facebook]

 

Tuesday November 18

TORONTO

John Klassen Talk and Signing, 5pm, Little Island Comics, 742 Bathurst St, free

Come meet renowned children’s illustrator John Klassen, who will give a short presentation and sign books.

Think Twice Launch, 7pm, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St, free

AIDS Action Now! presents the debut of 44 new videos of community members addressing HIV criminalization and the launch of the Think Twice website.

Wednesday, November 19

TORONTO

Little Brother Presents “What We Talk About When We Talk About” : A Lecture Series, 8pm, The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St, $7 Advance, $10 Door

The theme is witchy women! Kiva Reardon, Derek McCormack, Elio Iannaci each apply their own unique angle to the topic.

ChiSeries Toronto, 8pm, ROUND, 152a Augusta

David Clink, the mighty A.G. Pasquella, Robert Priest, Kari Maaren and Peter Chiykowski read it up!

Thursday November 20

TORONTO

ECW Fall Lit Party, 7pm, Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen St W

Tons of ECW readers lettin’ em have it! What more do you need?

Trans Day of Remembrance, 7pm, The 519, 519 Church St, free

A vigil and gathering to remember those who have been lost to or suffered under transphobia and other forms of oppression and violence.

Saturday, November 22

TORONTO

Meet the Presses Indie Literary Market/bpNichol Chapbook Award Announcement, 11:30am-5pm, The Trancaz, 292 Brunswick Ave

So many amazing literary presses and mags, tiny, small, and medium! Come say hi and pick up some nice things and oh! The Market will also feature the announcement of the winner of the 2014 bpNivhol Chapbook Award.

Bread and Puppet Presents: The Lubberland National Dance Company, 8pm, Clay & Paper Theatre, 35 Strachan Avenue, $10 PWYC

The LNDC was formed 10 years ago with the hep of local volunteers as an urgent dance revolt.A call to arms! Your finger pointing dance skills are required. No experience needed! The open rehearsal is 1-5pm.

WORN Fashion Journal presents: The Black Cat Ball, 9pm, Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Road, $15 

WORN launch Issue 19/20 at the LAST WORN PARTY EVER, celebrating ten years of independent fashion publishing. And yeah, it’s cat-themed!

Sunday, November 23

HAMLITON

Trans Day of Remembrance, 2014, 5pm, 27 King William St

A night of collective mural making in remembrance of those lost too soon due to transphobic violence and systematic oppression. Speakers, performances, togetherness.

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