Indie Events Roundup: August 17 – 23

tumblr_nctw05cxrd1ro82eso1_1280

Mammalian Diving Reflex’s Bureau of Life Complaints – Something like this, but probably better? Saturday and Sunday on Bloor and St Clarens! 

Tuesday, August 18

VANCOUVER

Still Not Over It: 70 Years of Queer Canadian Film @ Vancouver Queer Film Festival, 6pm, Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour St, $8-$12

As a part of the Vancouver Queer Film Festival, check out this program of 16 queer Canadian documentaries, experimental work, performance, animation, and fiction spanning 70 years of moving image art.

Wednesday, August 19

TORONTO

Fermenting Workshop, 7pm, D-Beatstro, 1292 Bloor St, PWYC

Learn to ferment some sauerkraut! Yum!

Safe Country, 8pm, Videofag, 187 Augusta Ave, free

The premiere of the film Safe Country, following three queer refugees beginning new lives in Vancouver and discovering Canada isn’t the paradise they had hoped for.

Thursday, August 20

TORONTO

Drunk Feminist Films presents: Clueless and Fast Times at Ridgemont High, 8:30 and 11:15, The Revue, 400 Roncesvalles Ave, $11-$14

A feminist flavoured drinking game for a high school classic double feature!

Friday, August 21

TORONTO

Worst Case Ontario Kickoff, 8pm, The White House, 277.5 Augusta Ave, PWYC

Come see some of Ontario’s best and weirdest poets kick off their tour, including BP reviewer JM Francheteau!

Deep Impact of Reluctant Asteroids, 8pm, Glad Day Bookshop, 598a Yonge St, PWYC

Poets Elly Rasile, Nick Kostas Kratsas, Oliver Cusimano, Jordaan Mason, Emily Izsak, Sara June Woods and host Brock Hessel.

Double Dot Magazine Issue 7 Launch, Unit 320, 263 Adelaide St W, PWYC

Come get your NYC & Tokyo issue and get down to music we’ve never heard of and weird art. That sound shady but actually this party looks really fun!

Saturday August 22

TORONTO

The Bureau of Life Complaints, 12pm – 6pm, Bloor St W & St Clarens Ave, free

The Bureau of Life Complaints is led by a team of teen administrators interested in learning about your problems as a resident in the second saddest city in Canada, and how, if at all, these individual ailments are linked to larger issues that shape the world. After gathering your complaints, the administrators will sort, generalize, and connect them together to illustrate a system of complaints that the Bureau will present to the City of Toronto that may or may not help them understand the social core of our collective unhappiness. Part of the BIG on Bloor Festival. Runs through Sunday.

Sunday August 23

OTTAWA

#NotMyPride Picnic and Park Show, 5pm – 1ppm, Dundonald Park, free

Anti-Capitalist Pride is holding a picnic in the park for the unrepresented and underrepresented members of the queer community. Free vegan-friendly supper and free acoustic set!

x
4
Posts Remaining