660 Queen St. East
Toronto, Ontario

Broken Pencil the magazine of zine culture and the independent arts presents: issue 31 ?The Independent City? Launching Thursday, May 4th 7pm at Toronto Free Gallery 660 Queen St. East This groundbreaking issue of Broken Pencil explores how independent arts and culture is coming to shape the identity of the urban environment and, in doing so, challenging the traditional role of museums, opera houses and other big cultural events. Launch Party features: *Panel Discussion: Is Indie Culture the Future of the City? A discussion featuring writer Shawn Micallef, artist/curator Brenda Goldstein, author and artist R.M. Vaughn, photoblogger Matt O?Sullivan moderated by BP editor Anna Bowness. * Postcard Competition: Wish You Were Here: Postcards from the Indie City ? attendees will be given blank template postcards on which they will be invited to draw their vision for the Indie City. Postcards will be displayed on a gallery wall, and the panellists will award prizes to their faves. At the end of the night, everyone will take home a postcard of their choosing! * Exhibit: The Centre Cannot Hold: Prospects For Suburbia ? ongoing exhibit at the gallery curated by artist Brenda Goldstein. * Tunes, drinks, and hanging out with the BP editor and writers.

Official Website: http://www.brokenpencil.com/news/index.php

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