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This Week in Geekery | June 15 to June 22


Is it mid-June already? This probably means that it’s the start of festival season in Toronto. But don’t fret, the geekery doesn’t go into hiding! We’ve got graphic novel launches, author readings, geeky movies and Mullet the Zombie Clown.

June 16

7PM | Quintessential Comix Book Club Live Online
What: Join Alice Quinn and monthly panelists as they discuss one trade and one recent issue. Go to the info page for link.
More Info Here

June 17

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6PM to 9PM | Asylum Squad: The Jung Ones Graphic Novel Launch
Where: The Central | 603 Markham Street
What: Join the creator Sarafin in a Q&A session before having her sign her book (event free, books $15 cash only)
More Info Here

7PM to 9PM | The MUFF Society Presents: Josie and the Pussycats!
Where: The Carleton Cinema | 20 Carlton Street
What: Join the MUFF society for this Archie spin off of a film – come early and get your Riverdale bus pass! Movie starts at 7.
More Info Here

ChiJune

8PM to 11PM | ChiSeries: June Edition
Where: Round Venue | 152 Augusta Avenue
What: Come hear readings from four authors and the musical stylings of Kari Maaren. Authors include Rio Youers, Andrew Pyper, Nick Cutter, and Michael Basilieres
More Info Here

June 18

And this is just the cover!

And this is just the cover!

6PM to 9PM | Toronto Comics Anthology (Volume 2) Launch
Where: Page & Panels – Toronto Reference Library | 789 Yonge Street
What: 19 stories, 33 creators (many of whom will be there to sign the copy you buy!)
More Info Here

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9PM to 11PM – Mullet’s (Not So Late) Night Talk Show [$15]
Where: The Social Capital Theatre | 154 Danforth Avenue, Second Floor
What: Join Toronto’s only Zombie Clown as he interviews and entertains! Follow the link for information on this month’s guests.
More Info Here

June 18 to June 27

TD Toronto Jazz Festival
What: Some free shows, some tickets shows, all great music!
More Info Here

June 19 to June 28

PRIDE WEEK
What:
All sorts of events, shows, parties, talks, and gatherings.
More Info Here

 

June 20

2PM to 5PM | 8th Annual Toronto Steam Punk Society Photo Shoot [$6 for Tour]
Where: Campbell House | 160 Queen Street West and then Queen’s Park afterwards
What: Join the Toronto Steampunkers for a photoshoot with traditional ambiance, followed by a dinner at Frans!
More Info Here

Gen Toronto Steampunk Society

5PM to 7PM | 8th Annual TSS Dinner
Where: Fran’s | 20 College Street
What: After an afternoon of photo-shoots, it’s time for non-period dinner!
More Info Here

June 25

10PM | Toronto Gay Gamer Social
Where: Bovine Sex Club | 542 Queen Street West
What: The smartest party in town! Games, music, geeks, nerds, fun – mandatory fun and totally free admission! With live performances by Villianest, Blast Processors, & High Heels Lo Fi and lots of Gaymers!
More Info Here

June 28

3PM | Game of Thrones LARP [BYO Weapon]
Where: Trinity Bellwoods Park | 790 Queen Street West
What: Underworld LARP is running an open day game at Trinity Bellwoods Park – details are still being organized, but if you want to battle White Walkers (or be a White Walker) this is the place to be!) Check out their FB page for updates and details.
More Info Here

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