Indie Events Round-Up! January 26 – February 1

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Genderfest Winnipeg 2015 launches this weekend! [image via facebook.com]

Monday, January 26

TORONTO

Art Spiegelman: What the %@&*! Happened to Comics?, 7pm, Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St W, Students $29, General $39, Sold Out

Comix legend Art Spiegelman, in conjunction with the AGO’s retrospective, , talks about the medium and its place in today’s culture.

Tuesday, January 27

TORONTO

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

This week features poets Georgia Wilder, Jane Munro and Kath Jonathan.

OTTAWA

The TREE Reading Series, 8pm, Black Squirrel Books & Tea, 1073 Bank St

rob mclennan and Dilys Leman read.

Wednesday, January 28

TORONTO

First Year Healthy Launch, 7pm, Type Books, 883 Queen St W, free

The brilliant Toronto cartoonist weirdo Michael DeForge launghes his new book with Drawn + Quarterly.

Pivot Reading Series Year Opener, 8pm, The Press Club, 850 Dundas St W, free

The first of the year promises to be poppin’! Mia Grace, Michael Prior and Guy Gavriel Kay.

Thursday, January 29

TORONTO

Meet Miranda July, 7pm, The Appel Salon, 789 Yonge St, free with reservation

Sheila Heti and Miranda July yak it up about the indie darling’s debut novel, The First Bad Man. Reserve your free ticket at torontopubliclibrary.ca

Friday, January 30

WINDSOR

Opening Reception: Border Cultures Part 3

The final instalmant of a three-part exhibition interrogating borders and boundaries, security and surveillance are the topic.

OTTAWA

ottawater #11 launch, 7pm, carleton Tavern, 223 Armstrong St, free

Ottawa’s annual pdf poetry journal, edited by rob mclennan, launches its eleventh issue with a slew of local poets great and small.

Saturday, January 31

WINNIPEG

Genderfest Winnipeg 2015 Opening Party: Bounce With Me, 9:30pm, The Pyramid Cabaret, $15 adv $20 door

The opening party for Genderfest brings New Orleans bounce beauty Sissy Nobby to play. Clearly the place to be this Saturday in Winnipeg! Genderfest runs through February 14th.

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