Indie Events Roundup: June 22-28

10984258_465833743576290_8445709104806879768_nEXTRA FUN INCLUDED! In Hamilton this Saturday. [image via facebook]

Tuesday, June 23

TORONTO

From Paris to Toronto: The Evolution of Toronto Ballroom (Voguing and House) Scene, 6:30pm, A Different Booklist, 746 Bathurst St, free

Members of the Toronto Kiki Ballroom Alliance and photographer Christopher Cushman to discuss ball culture in Toronto.

Naked Boys Reading our Favorite Queer Authors, 8pm, Glad Day Bookshop, 598a Yonge St, free

It’s exactly what it sounds like! With readings from Brendan Healy, Greg Wong, Elliot DeLine and more. Check out Glad Day’s facebook page for a full listing of their Pride literary events.

Wednesday, June 25

TORONTO

Butch Femme Salon – Show Your Pride, 9pm, Buddies, 12 Alexander St, free

Dj Recklezz plays this intersectional wonderland party and show.

Friday, June 26

TORONTO

Trans* Pride Community Fair, 2pm-7pm, Norman Jewison Park, 13 Isabella St

Lots of Trans* community groups sharing their work! By trans, for trans. Precedes the Trans march at 7pm.

Skanky Possom Presents: Benson and Christakos, 7pm, 1055 Logan Ave, free

Veggie Vietnamese food, poets, books, and more. Steve Benson and Margaret Christakos read.

Saturday, June 27

HAMILTON

Hamilton Zineposium, 2pm-6pm, Artword Artbar, 15 Colborne St, Hamilton, ON

Zinesters! Booksters! DIYers! The Hamilton Zineposium is here and its gonna be amazing. The Hamilton zine scene is one of the most lively and lovely in the area.

TORONTO

Pink Market, 11am-6pm, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St, free

So many wonderful vendors and queer artists coming together in one place! Runs Saturday and Sunday.

Sunday, June 28

The Underdog Poets Academy, 7:30pm, The Central, 603 Markham St, PWYC

This month’s readers are Jared Shapiro, Amanda Childs and Vanessa Smythe. And you! At the open mic portion.

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