Your Arms Are My Cocoons, Foxtails, Treehouse of Horror

New Friends DIY presents Your Arms Are My Cocoons, a lo-fi bedroom emo sensation from Chicago, IL swooning Gen-Z hearts. Also featuring Foxtails, violin-laden introspective and often jazzy emo from Monroe, CT, and Toronto’s own Treehouse of Horror.

Book Launch for Soldiers, Hunters, Not Cowboys by Aaron Tucker

‘Cat Person’ meets Station Eleven in this apocalyptic depiction of toxic masculinity. Using the tropes of both the Western and the disaster movie, Soldiers, Hunters, Not Cowboys looks at the violence of our contemporary masculinity, and its deep roots in shaping our culture. A suspenseful and thought-provoking evocation of our current moment. Aaron will be join by […]


West End Phoenix presents a mini-festival featuring a series of writers, poets, singers and songwriters for a three day celebration of songs and ideas and music. Tuesday, May 23: Cory Doctorow Book Launch. Thursday, May 25: John Southworth and the South Seas Album Launch Saturday, May 27: Queer Songbook Orchestra with Special Guests ** Featuring […]

2023 Toronto International Storytelling Festival

Join us as we celebrate the closing of the 2023 Toronto International Storytelling Festival, followed by Replay Storytelling’s Fast Forward. Replay Storytelling is excited to bring you a night of bite-sized true stories told in two minutes or less. This night of tiny tales features over 25 storytellers, and profits from the show are always […]

NAGs Players Present: Willow Quartet

May 11, 12, 13 & 18, 19, 20: The NAGs Players Proudly Present … Willow Quartet. 7:30 pm (May 13 matinee at 1:30 pm), $20-25. Tickets available here. In Tranzac’s Main Hall. In the aftermath of a failed marriage, Kim is back in her childhood home on a quiet farm. She invites Jim, a visiting musician, […]