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  • What We Talk About, Little Brother Magazine's quarterly lecture series, returns with its third edition of talks -- this time on the theme of “selling out.”

    Speakers include:
    Naomi Skwarna, artist. On thanking the sponsors, George Saunders, and the corporate pillory.
    John Semley, writer. On the entrepreneurial industrial complex known as Dragons' Den.
    Julia Cooper, editor. On perverse contracts, Al Pacino, and The Devil's Advocate.

    Hosted by Chris Berube, writer and radio producer.

    Curated by Peter Merriman.

    Doors at 7:30pm / Show starts at 8pm sharp.

    Tickets are $10 in advance, or free with the special $15 purchase of Little Brother Magazine No. 5. Online tickets go on sale Tues, May 19, noon.

    Following the talks, Chris Berube will lead the speakers in a group discussion, and invite audience questions.

    What We Talk About was founded by Peter Merriman and Alicia Louise Merchant in 2012, and is now part of Little Brother Projects.

    We acknowledge the support of the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council. Thank you, also, to the Drake Hotel.

    • Venue: Underground
    • Type: Live, Art, Talks
    • Cover: $10 Advance / Free with $15 purchase of LB No. 5
    • Time: June 9, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
  • The police call them Mispers. They are everywhere and nowhere, In the world and out of it, Each of them different, And each the same. Mispers'

    • Venue: Underground
    • Type: Live
    • Cover: $13.00
    • Time: June 10, 2015, 7 p.m.
  • Come kick it with us on the Sky Yard for Drake style high-tea. Feswick, Fancy + Jones will keep you fueled up with canapés, pastries + teacup cocktails.

    Whether your coming for the good-time tea or pastries; all treats are $5 per item / $20 for 5 items. Each ticket purchased is entered in a draw for a special giveaway.

    Dj set by Sophie Jones + special guest.
    #feswicksfreestyle #iloveitwhenyoueatit

    • Venue: Sky Yard
    • Type: Foodie
    • Cover: FREE
    • Time: June 10, 2015, 7 p.m.
  • Who, What, Where, When, Wednesdays!

    Teams of 4 or less put their random knowledge to the test as hosts Megan Griffith-Greene and Jeromy Lloyd fire off questions ranging from sporting records and celebrity scandals to geographic discoveries and culinary lingo.

    It’s only $2 to participate and the winning table gets an $80 Drake Gift Card, not to mention bragging rights! So grab a brew, enjoy a whole lot of laughs and get ready to play.

    Please click here to reserve with OpenTable, or show up early to ensure a spot for your team! Don't be dismayed if reservations are full, we save quite a few tables for our walk-in pals.

    • Venue: North Lounge , Lounge
    • Type: Games
    • Cover: $2
    • Time: June 10, 2015, 8 p.m.
  • Get your hands dirty every Monday night with some artful food fun:
    Be a guest judge in one of our competitive cook-offs, get creative with some do-it-yourself food art or sit back and sip a pint as sharp + sassy host Ivy Knight takes your taste buds on a gastronomical mystery tour.

    Homer called olive oil liquid gold + the Greeks consume almost 25 L per olive oil per capita annually; more than twice that of any other Mediterranean country. Why should we care? Well it dawned on Christine Cushing that if they consume so much olive oil + they've been producing it for five thousand years, maybe she could learn something from them. Come taste some of her favourite recipes, including fire roasted peppers + tomato sauces, tonight.

    • Venue: Lounge
    • Type: Foodie
    • Cover: FREE
    • Time: June 15, 2015, 8 p.m.
  • Who, What, Where, When, Wednesdays!

    Teams of 4 or less put their random knowledge to the test as hosts Megan Griffith-Greene and Jeromy Lloyd fire off questions ranging from sporting records and celebrity scandals to geographic discoveries and culinary lingo.

    It’s only $2 to participate and the winning table gets an $80 Drake Gift Card, not to mention bragging rights! So grab a brew, enjoy a whole lot of laughs and get ready to play.

    Please click here to reserve with OpenTable, or show up early to ensure a spot for your team! Don't be dismayed if reservations are full, we save quite a few tables for our walk-in pals.

    • Venue: North Lounge , Lounge
    • Type: Games
    • Cover: $2
    • Time: June 17, 2015, 8 p.m.
  • Get your hands dirty every Monday night with some artful food fun:
    Be a guest judge in one of our competitive cook-offs, get creative with some do-it-yourself food art or sit back and sip a pint as sharp + sassy host Ivy Knight takes your taste buds on a gastronomical mystery tour.

    Come out + taste the nectar of Sweet Pure Honey, who is proud to be one of the earliest apiaries to support the Fair Trade movement. They are passionate + dedicated to ensuring all farmers are paid fair value for their crops. Their Canadian White Honey is harvested and packed fresh for customers, while creating sustainable farming opportunities for their family and community. Sweet Pure Honey is the unprocessed, concentrated nectar of flowers. From the field to the warehouse, the raw honey is extracted, hand poured into jars, and frozen where it sets up naturally to a white spreadable raw honey butter. Their bees cover a variety of crops throughout the prairie lands. The health-giving antioxidants + heady floral flavours of alfalfa, red clover, sweet clover, canola, borage + wild blooms are in every jar of Sweet Pure Honey. Containing flower pollen, concentrations of nutrients + propolis it’s a wholesome sweetener.

    • Venue: Lounge
    • Type: Foodie
    • Cover: FREE
    • Time: June 22, 2015, 8 p.m.
  • Kevin Garrett is a singer and songwriter from Brooklyn, New York. His poignant lyricism and musicianship have been showcased in numerous projects over the past several years. The Pittsburgh native has spent much of the last decade performing his original work, sharing the stage with James Vincent McMorrow, Emily King, Norah Jones, and Maps & Atlases among others. Kevin recently released his debut EP Mellow Drama, which includes the singles “Coloring” and “Control,” as a small part of a larger body of work that signifies a new direction and highlights his versatility as a songwriter. The EP has earned considerable attention since its premiere on The Fader, with single features on Spotify’s New Music Tuesday and Viral 50 lists. Kevin has so far had a busy 2015 including more shows with James Vincent McMorrow, a Communion Music residency, and wide acclaim for Mellow Drama.

    • Venue: Underground
    • Type: Live
    • Cover: $10 ADV/$15 Door
    • Time: June 24, 2015, 8 p.m.
  • Who, What, Where, When, Wednesdays!

    Teams of 4 or less put their random knowledge to the test as hosts Megan Griffith-Greene and Jeromy Lloyd fire off questions ranging from sporting records and celebrity scandals to geographic discoveries and culinary lingo.

    It’s only $2 to participate and the winning table gets an $80 Drake Gift Card, not to mention bragging rights! So grab a brew, enjoy a whole lot of laughs and get ready to play.

    Please click here to reserve with OpenTable, or show up early to ensure a spot for your team! Don't be dismayed if reservations are full, we save quite a few tables for our walk-in pals.

    • Venue: North Lounge , Lounge
    • Type: Games
    • Cover: $2
    • Time: June 24, 2015, 8 p.m.