Previous TINARS

James MacSwain., Steve Reinke
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 3:00pm
The Gladstone Hotel, Art Bar, 1214 Queen Street West

This Is Not A Reading Series partners with the 2011 Images Festival to present a conversation between author of The Shimmering Beast, Steve Reinke and 2011 Images Festival Canadian Spotlight Artist James MacSwain. And since no Steve Reinke event is complete without a film component, The Images Festival will be screening Steve Reinke’s newest video at 7 pm on April 6 at the Polish Combatants Hall, 206 Beverley at Cecil.

Brett Popplewell, Graham Roumieu, Ian Busher, Jamie Tucker
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 7:00pm
The Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto

Fiona Smyth, RM Vaughan
Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 2:00pm
The Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

Readers, writers, and artists celebrate the debut of Fiona Smyth’s first graphic novel for young readers, The Never Weres (Annick Press), as art critic for the Globe and Mail, RM Vaughan joins author and illustrator Fiona Smyth for a conversation about her vivid career.  Audience members of all ages are invited to grab Sh

Farzana Doctor, Susan G. Cole
Monday, March 7, 2011 - 7:00pm
The Gladstone Hotel, Ball Room, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

Update: read the review of this TINARS event on Live In Limbo here.

Matthew J. Tafford
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 7:00pm
The Ballroom at the Gladstone Hotel

Beat the Post Valentine’s Day Blues with The Divinity Gene
A night featuring comedy, literature and an interview
A co-presentation by Douglas and McIntyre (D&M) and TINARS

Laura U. Marks, Willy Le Maitre
Friday, January 28, 2011 - 7:00pm
Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto Main Campus

Laura U. Marks: a mixed-media presentation of her groundbreaking book on Islamic and contemporary art Enfoldment and Infinity

Willy Le Maitre: an on-screen presentation of his 3D media work Edia

Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto Main Campus

Nino Ricci, Tony Urquhart
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 8:00pm
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen St W

Nino Ricci burst on to the literary scene twenty years ago with the publication of his first novel, Lives of the Saints (Cormorant Books). The novel went on the win the Governor General’s Award and to become a Canadian classic, while Ricci has become a much lauded literary figure.

Jim Carroll, John L'Ecuyer, Marc Glassman, WIllian New
Monday, November 15, 2010 - 9:00pm
Drake Hotel Underground, 1150 Queen St. W.

Note: This is a FREE event!

Alex Pauk, Alexina Louie, Lisa Morse, Richard Reeves, Rick Raxlen, Steve Woloshen
Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 2:00pm
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen St. W.

“I want you to understand clearly my conception of art…What I want and aim at is confoundedly difficult…I want to do drawings that touch…people…”--Vincent Van Gogh

Guy Gavriel Kay, Harry Karlinsky
Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 6:30pm
Workman Hall, 651 Dufferin St.

Focus on Canadian Artists showcasing multimedia literary event with conversation between authors Harry Karlinsky and Guy Gavriel Kay and screening of Canadian film À l'origine d'un cri (Crying Out) by Robin Aubert.