Past Events

October 25, 2014 - 8:00pm

Ken Babstock (On Malice) will be a featured author at this year's Vancouver Writer's Festival. You can see him creating new alien witnesses at the following events:

The Poetry Bash on Saturday, October 25th. Joining Ken will be:

October 25, 2014 - 6:00pm

Art fairs used to be environments thought anathema to curators. Now, a 'curatorial; sensibility is present at art fairs across the world. In this panel discussion, Canadian Art Associate Editor David Balzer, author of Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else, speaks with a group of artists, dealers and collectors about the benefits and challenges of working in a millennial art market—where curating is now often synonymous with value.

October 24, 2014 - 8:30pm

The Ottawa Writersfest has planned an incredible Friday night for poetry fans: Rachel Zolf (Janey's Arcadia) will share the stage with Gillian Wigmore and Patrick Lane on Oct. 24th as part of a Poetry Cabaret. Each will read for 10-12 minutes, and will then have an onstage conversation as well as questions from the audience. The night will end with a book signing, and, likely, drinks!

October 24, 2014 - 7:00pm

Words, London’s inaugural festival of creativity through the written and spoken word, will bring the southwestern Ontario region together for a weekend celebration of creative ideas, artistic expression, and cultural diversity. The festival features emerging as well as established artists and creative thinkers from London, Canada, and beyond, showcasing new works and world-leading ideas to spark debate and ignite the imagination.

October 24, 2014 - 10:00am

Sina Queyras, author of the acclaimed poetry collection, MxTwill be featured not once, not twice, but thrice at this year's Vancouver Writers Fest. You can see her at the following events: 

October 23, 2014 - 7:00pm

Emily Horne and Tim Maly will launch their new book, The Inspection House: An Impertinent Field Guide to Modern Surveillanceat Brooklyn's 61 Local on Thursday, October 23.

61 Local is a public house located at 61 Bergen St in Brooklyn. They serve local craft - beer, food, wine, coffee - and celebrate their creative community.

October 23, 2014 - 7:00pm

Sarah Dowling (DOWN) and Christine Deavel will read from their latest works on Thursday, October 23rd as part of the Margin Shift Reading Series. 

All are welcome! 

October 22, 2014 - 7:30pm

Emily Horne and Tim Maly will present their brilliant and chilling book, The Inspection House: An Impertinent Field Guide to Modern Surveillanceat Baltimore's reknowned bookstore, Red Emma's.

October 22, 2014 - 5:30pm

David Balzer will launch Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else on Wednesday, Oct. 22 in The Drake Hotel's Sky Yard. Kick off an art-filled evening with afterwork drinks, great music and even better conversation. The fun starts at 5:30pm, with brief remarks at 6pm; this event is free to attend, and all are welcome!

Check out the event listing on The Drake's website.

October 21, 2014 - 12:30pm

Emily Horne and Tim Maly will launch The Inspection House at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School on Tuesday, October 21. 

The Berkman Center's mission is to explore and understand cyberspace; to study its development, dynamics, norms, and standards; and to assess the need or lack thereof for laws and sanctions.