Indie Events Sept 8 – 14

 

10515199_292374157614195_6082692537418790821_oUndocumented launches at Art Metropole this Thursday (image via Art Metropole)

Monday, September 8

TORONTO

Trampoline Hall, 6:30pm, The Garrison, 1197 Dundas W, $5

The ultra-alt amateur lecture series is back TODAY. Get to the Garrison super early to get your tix if you haven’t already. Anna Fitzpatrick lectures on pinball, Nicholas Hune-Brown talks imposters, and Monica Hjeisey shouts out The Dead Parents’ Society. Tuesday, September 9

Book Launch: Shawn Syms’s Nothing Looks Familiar, 7pm, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St, free

Local author Shawn Syms launches his debut short-story collection. Including performances by Syms, Alec Butler, Marcy Rogers, and Vivek Shraya.

More fun after the jump!

Thursday, September 11

TORONTO

//POLARITY: Atto Plain + d0kt0r0 + IMA, 8pm, Array Space, 155 Walnut Avenue, $7-15 sliding scale

A night of experimental music and multimedia adventures. Gettin’ weird.

Undocumented: The Architecture of Migrant Detention, 7pm, Art Metropole, 1490 Dundas St W, free

Tings Chak’s new graphic novel explores migrant detention in Canada and is supported through the ongoing work of the End Immigrant Detention Network.

Friday, September 12

TORONTO

Toronto Strip Spelling Bee – Evil Twin Edition, 11pm, Buddies In Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St, $10

The classic strip spelling bee (it’s what it sounds like) is back for more, and although it’s not clear what the “Evil Twin Edition” means exactly, it can’t be a bad thing, right? Free if you compete!

Saturday, September 13

TORONTO

LGBT Mayoral Election Zine Workshop, 2-5pm, 519 Community Centre, 519 Church St, Free

Come help put together a zine about queer issues and the upcoming mayoral election in Toronto.

Toronto Straight-ish Slowdance, 10pm, Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Rd, $10

It’s like the queer slowdance party, but with more straight people— but not all straight people— basically, everyone! Reclaim your high school anxieties and slowly saw at a rug.

Sunday, September 14

TORONTO

Word Sound Power: Open Mic and Networking, 7pm, Harlem Restaurant & Lounge, free

DJ Black Lotus and special guests bring together all positive talent and individuals for an open mic and networking event at one of Toronto’s staple venues for urban and POC artists and parties.

 

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