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Concert , Multimedia in X Avant XVIII: Neeeerrrrddddssss Series

A community roundtable discussion dedicated to breaking, building and dreaming. This is an open invite event, where all people, emotions and voices are welcome.

On September 6, the Music Gallery released an open letter about shifts in programming. Upon hearing about funding cuts to our community partners and established arts institutions being placed in receivership we decided to take action.

Please read the full letter here.

This event is dedicated to those who feel passionate, who feel helpless and everything in between. We’re making space at the Music Gallery, free from judgment or emotional policing to break, build, and dream what we want our futures to look like.

The roundtable discussion and hands-on brainstorm will end in a mixer for those interested in meeting like-minded people in the arts world.

event rundown:

  • 6PM- doors
  • 6:30 hands on workshop begins
  • 8PM- community mixer

If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to get involved in any capacity, please reach out to

We’re proud to include films and postering from Gentrification Tax Action.

Gentrification Tax Action
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Gentrification Tax Action acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.


918 Bathurst, is not currently wheelchair accessible due to stairs (two half-flights to enter the performance space, and one flight to access the washrooms). 

We will have ear plugs, sunglasses, and a ‘therapeutic room’ for those that need it. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to


We strongly encourage masking at all times. For our full policy, click here


We expect all attendees and community members to respect one another, and to respect the work that was created for you to explore. We will not tolerate harm or harmful behaviour of any kind. View our policy here.


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