Indie Events Roundup: January 5 – 11

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The home of The Thing About Objects, Wednesday at 7pm!
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Tuesday, January 6

TORONTO

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

The first Art Bar of the year kicks off with readings from the series’ producers Alana P. Cook, Cynthia Gould, Francine P. Lewis and Josh Smith. Open stage reserved for people reading for the first time ever!

Wednesday, January 7

TORONTO

Chozin Drinks a Beer, 6:30pm, Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St W, free

Tenzin Chozin, the teenage wonder of Mammalian Diving Reflex, is finally of age to drink beer— come watch him do it! And celebrate! Part of MDR’s residency at the AGO.

Brockton Writers Series, 6:30pm, Full of Beans Coffee House, 1348 Dundas St W, PWYC

The popular west end reading series for emerging and established writers is back with readings by Andrew J Borkowski, Andrea Thompson, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer and Lee Maracle.

The Thing About Objects II, 7pm, High Park Curling & Tennis Club, 100 Indian Rd

A series of performances considering objects over and in time and space — the “what” and “how” of objects from the seemingly banal to the delightfully odd. Artists Margaret Christakos, Evan Munday, Paul Hutcheson, Max Kelly, Lindsay Lauckner, Gabe Levine. Hosted by Brandy Ryan and Kerry Manders.

Thursday, January 8

Pack the Courts! Rally to defend the Nov 25th Arrestees! 9am, College Park, 444 Yonge St

Come support the five women who were violently arrested after peacefully occupying the city’s Shelter Administration building, demanding shelter beds and a 24 hour drop in for women and trans people.

Friday, January 9

MONTREAL

Slowdance – 90’s Edition, 10pm, MainLine Theatre, 3997 boul. Saint-Laurent, $10 includes dancecard booklet

With a library of designated dancers for all you wallflowers, a dancecard booklet, and all the 90s slow jams you can want, give your high school memories a happy ending! This event is mixed for people of all sexualities and genders.

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