Thursday August 16 2012

Gen Y Ain’t Fools: Creative campaigning for social change in Conservative Canada

Time:
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Host Magazine(s):
Vancouver Observer
In collaboration with:
Gen Why Media, Truthfool Communications
Venue:
Kafka's Coffee
2525 Main Street

Who gives a sh*t about civic engagement? We do. Join Gen Why and Truthfool Communications—two Vancouver creative agencies behind viral, aptly timed online/offline projects—for a discussion of what makes them and you so gung-ho about social change. Hosted by The Vancouver Observer.

Trivia Showdown

Time:
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Host Magazine(s):
subTerrain, Room
Venue:
Rhizome
317 E Broadway

Join members of Room and subTerrain for short readings and a literary trivia game. Win bragging rights and fabulous prizes, including current and back issues of both magazines (Grand Prize: 2-year subscription and amazing swag).

Real Live Action

Time:
8:30 - 11:00 PM
Host Magazine(s):
Discorder
Venue:
Western Front
303 E 8th Avenue

Discorder, that magazine from CiTR 101.9FM, presents an exhibition of work by contributing photographers from the past 12 issues.

Friday August 17 2012

Feeling it out: Emerging Poets Write the Body

Time:
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Host Magazine(s):
PRISM International, Poetry Is Dead
In collaboration with:
Wolf Mountain Writing Collective
Venue:
221A Artist Run Centre
221A E Georgia Street

Six emerging poets delve into the world of arms, legs, torsos, breasts and knees, and from that turn their focus outward to eating, breathing and sexing. When poets take on the body beauty and/or raunch are sure to follow.

Partying Matters

Time:
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Host Magazine(s):
Color
Venue:
Village & Co.
231 Union Street

What happened last night? You might not always remember the details, but you will remember the magazine that put it all together. Color magazine will share stories, videos, marketing materials and advice on how to throw amazing public events that do more than just support your printed content, but bring your readership and community together outside the page, building brand loyalty and proving that partying matters!

Thoughts on Text: A Hammock Residency Project

Time:
8:30 - 11:00 PM
Host Magazine(s):
OCW Magazine
In collaboration with:
Project Space and Access Gallery
Venue:
Project Space and Access Gallery
222 E Georgia Street

OCW Magazine, Project Space and Access Gallery present a Hammock Residency project by Heidi Nagtegaal. Hammock Archives will be exhibited alongside performances, workshops and presentations by current Hammock Residents and Alumni. Featuring a performance by Lucky Dragons, co-presented by Fillip.

Saturday August 18 2012

The Art of a Kick-Ass Reading

Time:
1:30 - 5:00 PM
Host Magazine(s):
Ricepaper
In collaboration with:
Little Mountain Gallery
Venue:
Little Mountain Gallery
195 E 26th Avenue

As a writer you can either give a “reading” or a kick-ass performance. Ray Hsu and Tanille Geib are gonna give you tips and tricks on how to do the latter.

Geist Guide to Becoming a Zinester

Time:
1:30 - 5:00 PM
Host Magazine(s):
Geist
Venue:
Lucky's Comics
3972 Main Street

Learn how to be a zinester! Geist editors Chelsea Novak and Jordan Abel will inspire you to create, promote and sell your own zine.

Sumi Ink Club

Time:
1:30 - 5:00 PM
Host Magazine(s):
Fillip
Venue:
Eugene Choo
3683 Main Street

Fillip presents an open-to-the-public participatory drawing event with Sumi Ink Club, a platform for collaborative drawing founded in 2005 by Los Angeles-based artists Sarah Rara and Luke Fischbeck. Everyone welcome: all ages, all styles.