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Tuesday October 28th


Troubling Pain and Prejudice Launch, 6:30pm, Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave, free

Everyone’s invited to the launch of two interesting reserach books: Pain and Prejudice: What Science Can Learn about Work from the People that Do It by Karen Messing (BTL), and Troubling Care: Critical Perspectives on Research and Practices edited by Pat Armstrong, Susan Braedley (CSPI).

Free Workshop: Improving Facilitated Discussions, 7pm, OCAD U Student Gallery, 52 McCaul St, free

This is a free workshop for folks working in the non-profit sector that will focus on improving two advanced group facilitation scills: strategies to increase participation, and facilitation strategies for controversial topics and purposefully disruptive participants. Presented by BAD SUBJECT, a grassroots initiative dealing with rape culture.

more indie events after the jump!

Wednesday, October 29th


Unnatural Grains: 3d Preinting and Material Realities, MADlab, Room B112, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 9 King’s College Circle, free

A lecture and presentation on 3D printers with Daniel Southwick.

Pivot Reading Series, 8pm, The Press Club, 850 Dundas St W, PWYC (~$5)

A stunning line up of readers! R. Kolewe, Michael Lista, Mike Spry, Jess Taylor

Thursday, October 30th

Captive Revolution Launch

Another Story Bookshop and Beit Zeitoun proudly present the book launch for Captive Revolution: Palestinian Women’s Anti-Colonial Struggle Within the Israeli Prison System by Nahla Abdo. Followed by a discussion with Himani Bannerji, David Mcnally, Alan Sears.

HOT TOPIC: A fundraiser Dance Party to Print Theory Boner Zine, 10pm, Wise Bar, 1007 Bloor St W, $5 suggested

Come dressed as your favorite feminist/queer/anti-racist theorist! And support Theory Boner zine compiled by Jenna Lee Forde and Mary Tremonte!

Saturday, November 1

Fabulous Junk: CLGA Rummage Sale, 12pm, 34 Isabella St, free

Rifle through the queer past and find some invaluable artifacts from the Canadian Gay and Lesbian Archive’s collection! They’ll be selling duplicate materials for obscenely low prices.

Canzine, 1-7pm, 918 Bathurst Centre, 918 Bathurst St, $5 (includes goodie bag and free issue of Broken Pencil)

CAAAAAAAAAAANZINE! It’s here! It’s here! 200+ zine vendors, panel discussion on zines, politics, and print vs. digital, a live book pitch, a live zine-making race, readers, art rooms, contests, and so much more! We can’t wait to see you there.

Shut up & Write, 2pm, The Croissant Tree, 625 Church St, free

A café meet up for writers— write for 25 minutes, social break, write for 25 minutes, social break, repeat until you’re flattened.

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