Get in a line and sing a song of heartbreak at the indie fashion mag WORN’s annual heartbreak karaoke fundraiser. Songs go for a $1 a pop (unless you wanna sing Celine – that’s more) and all proceeds go to supporting WORN.
Broken Pencil, Taddle Creek and City Lights (the San Fran Publisher) come together for a God-oriented reading this Thursday: Ben Ehrenreich (of City Lights) makes his Canadian debut reading from his new novel Ether, Grace O’Connell reads from her recently published in Taddle Creek story “THE MANY FACES OF MONTGOMERY CLIFT” and Broken Pencil publisher Hal Niedzviecki reads from his collection of short stories Look Down, This is Where it Must Have Happened .
Come party at the XPACE gallery and cultural centre for a fundraiser in support of a library nook that will hold zines, mix tapes and art books. Five buck entry gets you a spot in a bingo game for art books and other ephemera from Art Metropole.
The Static Zine girls are back, with their partner in crime, The Continuist for a zinesters’ jam at the Jang Bang Bar. A Leave-a-Zine, Take-a-Zine box at the door means everyone leaves with some new reading material.
Toronto artist Shary Boyle and Winnipeg songwriter Christine Fellowsr reimagine old-timey shadow play performance at the Harbourfront this week. The final Feb 23 performance includes an onstage talkshow interview with the creators and the Power Plant Asst Curator Jon Davies.
Join in the Irregular Artifact Press launch of a collection of artist multiples, featuring the work of local artists, writers and others.
Come see a screening of the 10-minute documentary on the implications of a open-pit gold mine in Honduras, operated by Vancouver-based mining corporation Goldcrop, and the severe consequences on the community. Come early for a dinner; traditional Andean music later on.