Josh Edgar


Santa’s Choice Zine Fair, Leslieville Gallery Crawl, and Long Winter Takeover: T.O. Events for Dec 20 – Jan 3


Storyteller Ariel Balevi will be performing stories by the 13th-century Sufi mystical poet Rumi at La Boheme Cafe. 7:30 PM. Dec 20. Free. Come by the 4th annual Santa’s Choice Zine Fair and check out zines, comics, small presses, prints, t-shirts and tote bags, jewellery, crafts, and other handmade goods by local artists and designers.12 PM. Dec 21. XPACE Cultural Centre. Free. Join the...

Julie Maroh, Michael Ignatieff, and a new Brick Anthology: T.O. Events for Dec 5 – 19


Julie Maroh will be signing copies of her graphic novel Blue is the Warmest Color, which was adapted into the Palm d’Or-winning film of the same name. 7 PM. Dec 5. The Central. Free. Join the fine people at Brick Magazine for the launch of their second print anthology, which features the best of the magazine’s content from the past 22 years. 7:30 PM. Dec 5. Rasputin Vodka Lounge. Free...

Will Munro, The Andrew Project, and Our Very Own Tasting Menu: T.O. Events for Nov 22 – Dec 5


Shan Syed, the Toronto artist responsible for The Andrew Project, is launching his new book at Scrap Metal Gallery. 4PM. November 23. Free. Support Canadian authors, free-thinkers and magazines and small presses at the LeftWords Festival of Books and Ideas. Enjoy thoughtful presentations on Food Activism, Body Activism, and Women in a Globalizing World. 12 PM. November 24. Oakham House/Ryerson...

Chester Brown, Ann Patchett, and a Party in a Library: T.O. Events for Nov 7-21


Berlin videographer and media artist Nina Konnemann will be in conversation with curator Kim Simon about her art, culture, and international exchange. 5PM. November 8. Goethe-Institut Toronto. Free. Join innovators in contemporary art from Paris and Toronto including Isabelle Alfonsi, Barbara Fischer and David Liss in The Ecology of an Art Scene: a two-day symposium dedicated to creating and...