Events

North American Premiere of “Hebrew Superheroes / Gibor Ha’al Ha’ivri” at the TJFF

  • Sunday, May 3, 2015 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Alliance Francais Toronto - Google Map
  • 24 Spadina Road

  • Film Screenings

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North American Premiere of  “Hebrew Superheroes / Gibor Ha’al Ha’ivri” Co-Presented by TCAF, The Beguiling, and the Toronto Jewish Film Festival Sunday May 3rd, 2015 8pm – 9pm @ Alliance Française, 24 Spadina Rd., Toronto Tickets Available April 17th TCAF is pleased to help present “Hebrew Superheroes / Gibor Ha’al Ha’ivri” as part …read more

GALLERY SHOW: Tulintu – Comic Art in Glass

  • Monday, May 4, 2015 | 9:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Page and Panel - The TCAF Shop - Google Map
  • 789 Yonge St.
    Toronto, Ontario

  • Art Installations

GALLERY SHOW: Tulintu – Comic Art in Glass May 4th – 10th, 2015 @ Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop, 789 Yonge St., Toronto Free Comic Art in Glass is a fantastic project that combines comics with traditional glassblowing. From Helsinki-based artists Sini Majuri and Ella Varvio, this exhibit tells a story …read more

The Graphic Life Writing of Marta Chudolinska – An Exhibition

  • Wednesday, May 6, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Ryerson University - Google Map
  • Gallery Openings

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Long time TCAF Exhibitor Marta Chudolinska will have a wonderful exhibition of her work at Ryerson University’s MLC Gallery during TCAF! Marta works in woodcut printing for her graphic narratives, and both the show and the opening talk are sure to be of interest. Light refreshments will be served at the exhibition opening. Both the gallery show and the opening exhibition are free to attend.

Ambient Comics II Launch

  • Wednesday, May 6, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • The Central - Google Map
  • 603 Markham St.

  • Book Launches

Ambient Comics II Launch w/ Rotopolpress & Goethe-Institut Toronto Featuring Nadine Redlich and Rita Fürstenau Wednesday May 6th, 2015 7pm – 9pm @ The Central, 603 Markham St., Toronto Free Event Facebook Page Join us on May 6th at The Central for an exciting showcase of German comics! Celebrating the launch …read more

The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy Launch Party

  • Wednesday, May 6, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • The Pilot - Google Map
  • 22 Cumberland Ave.

  • Book Launches

The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy Launch Party Featuring author Sam Maggs Wednesday May 6th, 2015 7pm – 9pm @ The Pilot, 22 Cumberland St., Toronto Free Event Facebook Event Fanfic, cosplay, cons, books, memes, podcasts, vlogs, OTPs and RPGs and MMOs and more—it’s never been a better time to …read more

Dancing Thinking of You Drawing

  • Wednesday, May 6, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • 906 Yonge Street, Oak Room - Google Map
  • Book Launches

Dancing Thinking of You Drawing Dance Performance & Book Launch by Mairi Greig & Jason Kieffer Post performance talk with cartoonist Chester Brown Wednesday, May 6th, 2015, 7:30pm door — 8pm show 906 Yonge St (North of Davenport) $10 — dance & book Facebook Event ­­­­­­­ This year at TCAF, Jason …read more

TCAF 2015 Drink ‘n’ Draw

  • Wednesday, May 6, 2015 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The Pilot - Google Map
  • 22 Cumberland Ave.

  • Parties

TCAF 2015 Drink ‘n’ Draw Wednesday May 6th, 2015 9pm – 11pm @ The Pilot, 22 Cumberland St., Toronto Free Event Facebook Event Following the official launch for The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy, stick around at The Pilot for the official TCAf 2015 Drink ‘n’ Draw! This is a GREAT …read more

SNOW: Based on the Graphic Novel by Ben Rivers (Free Screening!)

  • Wednesday, May 6, 2015 | 9:00 pm - 10:45 pm
  • Carlton Cinema - Google Map
  • 20 Carlton Street at Yonge
    Toronto, ON M5B 2H5

    24h Movie Info: (416) 494-9371
    Office: (416) 598-5454
    Fax: (416) 598-5456

  • Film Screenings

SNOW: Based on the Graphic Novel by Ben Rivers Wednesday May 6th, 2015 9pm @ The Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton St., Toronto Free Event, Rush Line Only Snow is a feature film by Ryan Couldrey, based on the award-nominated graphic novel by Benjamin Rivers. Like the graphic novel on which it’s based, …read more

Pope Hats #4 Launch ft. Ethan Rilly & John Porcellino

  • Thursday, May 7, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • The Central - Google Map
  • 603 Markham St.

  • Book Launches

POPE HATS #4 LAUNCH EVENT With Ethan Rilly and John Porcellino Thursday, May 7, 2015 6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Central, 603 Markham Street Free Facebook Event Presented by The Beguiling Books & Art Come join us for the debut of Pope Hats #4, a special full-color issue. Featuring author Ethan Rilly …read more

Comics Across Cultures: Translation and Localisation of European Comics for North America

  • Thursday, May 7, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Alliance Francais Toronto - Google Map
  • 24 Spadina Road

  • Talks

Comics Across Cultures: Translation and Localisation of European Comics for North America Thursday, May 7th, 6:30pm-8:30pm (Doors at 6pm) @ Théâtre de l’Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Road (Bloor/Spadina – Spadina Subway) French and English will be spoken Free to attend The Alliance Française and The French Consulate in …read more

“We Are Going To Bremen To Be Musicians” Book Launch

  • Thursday, May 7, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • The Pilot - Google Map
  • 22 Cumberland Ave.

  • Book Launches

“We Are Going To Bremen To Be Musicians” Book Launch Thursday May 7th, 2015 Book Launch at 7pm, Performance at 9pm @ The Pilot, 22 Cumberland St., Toronto Free Event Facebook Event Come celebrate the TCAF book launch of We are Going to Bremen to Be Musicians by Tin Can …read more

Ginette Lapalme’s Confetti Book Launch

  • Thursday, May 7, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Weird Things - Google Map
  • 998 Bathurst St.

  • On-Going Gallery Shows

Ginette Lapalme’s Confetti Art Show and Book Launch Art Show: April 16 – May 13, 2015 Art Opening: Thursday April 16th, 2015 Book Launch: Thursday May 7th, 2015 (Facebook Event) @ Weird Things Gallery, 998 Bathurst, Toronto Confetti, like its namesake, is a fun and explosive mix of colour from …read more

Ghetto Brother: Reading & Conversation with author Julian Voloj

  • Thursday, May 7, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • COBA - Google Map
  • COBA Collective Of Black Artists, Daniels Spectrum 585 Dundas St E, Suite 130

  • Talks

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Ghetto Brother: Reading & Conversation with author Julian Voloj Thursday May 7th, 2015 7:30pm – 9:30pm @ COBA Collective Of Black Artists, Daniels Spectrum 585 Dundas St E, Suite 130 Free Event, Register to Guarantee Seating: http://bit.ly/ghettobrother Join graphic novelist Julian Voloj as he discusses his engrossing and counter view of one …read more

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TCAF 2015 Kick-Off Event: D&Q 25!

  • Friday, May 8, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Toronto Reference Library, Bram and Bluma Appel Salon - Google Map
  • 789 Yonge Street

  • Main Event

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Join comics journalist and critic Sean Rogers as he interviews Lynda Barry, Jason Lutes, Seth, Jillian Tamaki, and Adrian Tomine in this special TCAF Kick-off event.

Spring Thing with 2D Cloud, Space Face Books, & Youth in Decline

  • Friday, May 8, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • The Central - Google Map
  • 603 Markham St.

  • Book Launches

Spring Thing with 2D Cloud, Space Face Books, & Youth in Decline Featuring readings by Sam Alden, Cathy G. Johnson, Blaise Larmee, and more! Friday May 8th, 2015 7:00pm – 9:00pm @ The Central, 603 Markham St., Toronto Free Event Facebook Event Come on out and celebrate the Spring collections for some of …read more

Official Welcome Party with Pow Pow Press

  • Friday, May 8, 2015 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The Pilot - Google Map
  • 22 Cumberland Ave.

  • Parties

Official Welcome Party with Pow Pow Press Sponsored by the Bureau du Québec à Toronto Friday May 8th, 2015, 8pm – 11pm @ The Pilot, 22 Cumberland St., Toronto Free Event, 19+ This is a Bilingual event. Facebook Page On Friday May 8th at 8pm, come on out to The Pilot …read more

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TCAF KIDS DAY 2015! May 9, 10am-4:30pm. FREE!

  • Saturday, May 9, 2015 | 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • St. Paul's On Bloor - Google Map
  • 227 Bloor St. East

  • Main Event

Featuring some of the best and brightest kids-comic creators in the industry, TCAF KIDS DAY is a stand-alone event that takes place on Saturday, May 9th, from 10am to 4:30pm. It takes place just down the street from TCAF, about 10 minutes walk, at St. Paul’s on Bloor, 227 Bloor Street East. TCAF Kids Day is a great place to view large-format presentations by favourite TCAF Guests, and take part in crafts, activities, and storytimes, and purchase books from your favourite authors! Owlkids, Toronto Public Library, and Little Island Comics will be on hand all day to take part in the fun!

HANSEL & GRETEL: An exhibit by Lorenzo Mattotti

  • Saturday, May 9, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura - Google Map
  • 496 Huron Street

  • Gallery Openings

  HANSEL & GRETEL: An exhibit by Lorenzo Mattotti Opening Reception Saturday May 9th, 2015 5:30pm – 7:30pm @ Istituto Italiano di Cultura – 496 Huron St., Toronto Free Event Facebook Event Join us on May 9th for the opening reception of Lorenzo Mattotti’s Hansel and Gretel, co-presented by the Istituto Italiano …read more

2015 Queer Mixer

  • Saturday, May 9, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Buddies in Bad Times - Google Map
  • 12 Alexander Street, Toronto, M4Y 1B4 , (416)975-8555

  • Parties

2015 Queer Mixer Hosted by Anne Ishii of MASSIVE Saturday May 9th, 2015 7pm – 9pm @ Buddies in Bad Times, 12 Alexander St, Toronto Free Event Facebook Page On Saturday May 9th at 7pm, come on out to Buddies in Bad Times to hear from some of TCAF’s most intrepid queer …read more

TCAF 2015 TCAFête

  • Saturday, May 9, 2015 | 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
  • The Pilot - Google Map
  • 22 Cumberland Ave.

  • Parties

TCAF 2015 TCAFête DJ set by Chest Hair Brown Saturday, May 9th, 2015, 9pm – Late @ The Pilot Tavern, 22 Cumberland St, Toronto $5 (free for TCAF guests, volunteers, & staff) 19+ Facebook May 9th, 2015. The air is cool and the sun has set on the Toronto Reference …read more

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