Indie Events Roundup August 24 – 30

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#BlackLivesMatterTO hosts a community teach-in at A Different Booklist on Wednesday

Monday, August 24

TORONTO

Videofag Season Launch, 7pm, Videofag, 187 Augusta Ave, PWYC

Discover and party with the artists Videofag is programming this Fall and Winter!

Tuesday, August 25

TORONTO

Toronto Comic Jam, 7:30pm, The Cameron House, 408 Queen St W, PWYC

Come draw at the Cameron House for the last comic jam of the summer. Bring your pens and pencils.

Wednesday, August 26

TORONTO

#BlackLivesMatter Teach-In, 7pm, A Different Booklist, 746 Bathurst St, free

Jay Kay and LeRoi Newbold lead a teach-in on the current actions and prospects for the Black Lives Matter movement.

Thursday, August 27

Pump up the FAC, 7pm, Younger Than Beyonce Gallery, 563 Dundas St E, Suite 201, $15

A networking and inspiration party to support the 2015 Feminist Art Conference, with special musical guest LAL.

Friday, August 28

TORONTO

Community Closet All Gender Clothing Swap, 12pm – 8pm, Ryerson Student Centre, 55 Gould St, free, runs through Saturday August 29

An epic all-gender clothing swap including workshops on sewing, design, and more — plus dance breaks! Friday is for black folks and Saturday is for everybody.

Saturday, August 29

CALGARY

Calgary Zine Co Mingle #1 Let’s Do Picnic Lunch Edition, 12pm-4pm, CommunityWise Resource Centre, 223 12th Avenue SW, free

Meet fellow zinesters and share your works! Or work on your own, donate to the Zine Tree, and trade zines. Stay for games, vegan food, readings and show ’n’ tell, crafts, and more!

TORONTO

Myseum on the Move: LGBTQ+ Protests, The Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives, 34 Isabella St,, free with registration

Focusing on how Toronto has led the way for LGBTQ+ rights, people of all ages are asked to share their objects and stories to help build the Myseum’s digital collection.

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