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October 27th, 2018


Memorial Park Public Library (1221 2 St SW)


12pm – 6pm • Massive Zine Fair Marketplace!

Tons of zines, books, comic, and small press vendors displaying and selling their work! VENDOR LIST IS HERE

12pm – 6pm • Pop-Up Zine Scene Reading Room: Local to Global + Zine Storytime!

One day only! Join us downstairs for in our cozy zine reading room. We’ll be offering two special collections for visitors to peruse — firstly, the Calgary Zine Library! Currently residing deep in the CommunityWise Resource Centre, the zine library is full of treasures from throughout Calgary’s zine history. We’ll also be sharing our Global Zine Project, sponsored by Publishing @ SFU. This is our hands-on exhibition of zines, chapbooks and underground printed artifacts from around the world. Come explore underground scenes from Shanghai to Slovenia!

Plus! We’ll be having zine storytimes throughout the afternoon from local artists and activists, who will be pulling some favourites form the archives.

1pm – Comics storytime with Jillian Fleck and Jason Mehmel

3pm – LGBTQ Story time with Calgary Pride!

4pm – Feminist Storytime with Femme Wave!

1pm – 5pm • Rumble House Drop-In for Kids and Teens! 

Cut, paste, write, type, draw, copy! Rich Theroux ad Jess Szabo will bring their DIY guerrilla art making practice to the zine fair and people of all ages are invited.

2pm – 3pm • Calgary Zine History 101 •

This may be Canzine Calgary’s second year, but Calgary’s zine history long precedes us.  We’ve gathered a panel of YYC’s finest zine experts to bring us up to speed about the rad self-publishers who have always been a part of the city’s underground, including Dave Tighe, Stacey Bru and Colin Martin.

4:30pm – 5:30pm • Workshop: From the Page to the Stage •

filling Station Magazine is thrilled to host From the Page to the Stage, an experiential workshop led by writer, performer, and facilitator Rita Bozi. During this one hour event, Rita will share some of her expertise for bringing your writing to life in front of an audience, facilitate a discussion about performance, and guide new and experienced readers alike through the embodiment of their work in a fun, relaxed and low-pressure environment. Bring a short excerpt of your own writing to rehearse and explore with the group, though space will be made for those who would prefer to listen in. This is an all-ages and abilities event, so please also bring your consideration of others as we learn and grow together.



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