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Saturday, May 25, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.London artist Michael Bidner (1944-1989) was a pioneer of print media in Canada. However, he remains largely absent from the national art narrative. His innovative contributions to printmaking, mail art, and xerography were informed by the world of commercial art, magazine publishing, and imagery from the gay community and the punk scene during the 1970s and 80s. He famously acquired the first colour Xerox machine in Canada directly from the company itself and went on to host an all night print party in the basement of McIntosh Gallery at Western University. Throughout his short...

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Sat May 25, 7:00pm We're launching the Michael Bidner McIntosh Gallery catalogue that night from 7-9pm (by wunderkind - his words - Jason Dickson) so it is DEEPLY appropriate that we celebrate by having A ZINE FAIR IN THE AFTERNOON! Join us in the shop for the coolest kids and artworks from the depths of zinebrain and zineheart where on FOLDING TABLES we present artwork from the bleeding edge of craft and stapling. Will there be Popsicles? Probably? Will there be cookies? Most likely? Will there be amazing people and their amazing work? ABSOLUTELY!

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Sat May 11, 7:00pm Come celebrate the release of Saffron A’s newest release, Resilience! Saffron A is a songwriter who sings and plays the octave mandolin and mandocello. Her compositions are challenging for the listener, her lyrics are emotionally intimate, yet she is a personable entertainer. She paints deep, dark, verbal portraits with broad strokes of wit and authenticity that belie her years.Wax Mannequin has honed his weird, folk-punk anthems over years of travel and tribulation. His songs are dark and thoughtful at times, pounding and ridiculous at others…or all of these things at once.

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Wed May 1, 4:00pm Curious to know firsthand what goes through the mind of a poetry editor? Unsure of what to do or not do in your submission? Meet Arc Poetry Magazine's Poetry Editor Doyali Islam, and hear her talk about a few poems that were recently accepted for publication in the magazine, and why. You'll also have the chance to ask her questions about any part of the general submission process or about the Poem of the Year (POTY) contest submission process that you'd like more clarity on.Doyali Islam's second poetry book is _heft_ (McClelland & Stewart, 2019). Poems...

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Thu Apr 25, 6:00pm Returning to Animation Night with her latest projects is artist Sarah Legault. Joining Sarah is Sebastian Di Trolio who dug into his film archive to select a collection of Canadian animation to screen. This is a rare treat so join us as Sarah and Sebastian present and talk about film. The host of this event is Jason Dickson, writer and co-owner of Brown & Dickson.

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