Indie Events Roundup: November 10 – 16

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Three new books launch from Colour Code this Wednesday. [image via facebook]

Tuesday, November 10

TORONTO

Co-Creation and Anti-Poverty Media, 7pm, Eaton Lecture Hall, 80 Gould St, Room 204

The Means of Production Speakers’ Series presents an interactive lecture with Dr. Alex Abramovich and Cathy Crowe.

The EW Readings Series, 8pm, Duffy’s Tavern, 1238 Bloor St W, free

Bev Couse, Michael Griffin, Rudrapriya Rathore and Gavin Tomson read.

Wednesday, November 11

TORONTO

Colour Code Fall Launch, 7pm, Colour Code Printing, 251 Sorauren Ave, Unit 104, free

New editions from Juliana Neufled, Phil Woollam and Alicia Nauta.

The Sophisticated Boom Boom, 10pm, The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave, free

It’s poetry! Meghan Harrison is the featured reader at this monthly poetry reading and open mic. 

Thursday, November 12

TORONTO

LGBTQ Film Series: Flag Wars, 6pm, Media Commons, Robarts Library, 130 St George St, 3rd floor, free

The 2003 film flag wars documents the conflicts that arise when gay white professionals moe into a black working-class neighbourhood.

Coming Out as a Deliciously Disabled, Queer Cripple, 6:30pm, Come AS You Are, 493 Queen St W, $10 suggested

A workshop taking up the question of the queer community’s lack of accessibility and the underrepresentation of people with disabilities.

“Asking For It” Book Launch, 7pm, Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Ave, free

Kate Harding’s book on rape culture launches.

Friday, November 13

TORONTO

Tell Me Something Good, 8pm, Holiday Inn Downtown, 30 Carlton St, free

A special edition of the sexy storytelling series as a part of the Playground conference.

COMEoutFROMunderTHERE, 10pm, Double Double Land, 208 Augusta Ave, $7 suggested

A queer sober dance party hosted by Queen Monster and The Guru.

Saturday, November 14

TORONTO

Meet the Presses Indie Literary Market and bpNichol Award, 12pm-5pm, Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave, free

The announcement of the 2015 bpNichol Chapbook award and a book and magazine fair.

Sunday, November 15

TORONTO

HIJ House Reading Series, 2pm-5pm, Book Thug HQ, 260 Ryding Ave, free

Join BookThug for pie and poetry with Elisabeth de Mariaffie, Jeramy Dodds, George Murray and Karen Solie.

Juliet Jacques, 7pm, Type Books, 883 Queen St W, free

Sheila Heti interviews Juliet Jacques, author of Trans: A Memoir.

 

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