Taddle Creek No. 40 (Winter, 2017–2018)
Taddle Creek’s Winter Happening
  • No One Writes To the Colonel,
    460 College Street
  • Wednesday, November 29, 8 p.m.
  • With 6BronxZoo, Sue Carter, Chris Chambers, and Ethan Rilly.
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The Thirty-ninth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2017 (No. 39)
The Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Emergency stand-in readings by Suzanne Alyssa Andrew and Elyse Friedman.
Films introduced by Alfred Holden and Tony Tobias.


The Thirty-eighth Taddle Creek Happening

Winter, 2016–2017 (No. 38)
The Paddock, 178 Bathurst Street
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Readings Alex Pugsley, Russell Smith, and Souvankham Thammavongsa.


The Thirty-seventh Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2016 (No. 37)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 3, 2016
Readings by Michael e. Casteels, Jess Taylor, and Jessica Westhead.
Art by Lou Skuce.


The Third Taddle Creek Art Show: Lou Skuce: Canada's Greatest Cartoonist

Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Sunday, May 1 to Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Curated by Conan Tobias.


The Thirty-sixth Taddle Creek Happening

Winter, 2015–2016 (No. 36)
The Ossington, 61 Ossington Avenue
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Reading by Gary Barwin.
Slideshow by Patrick Rawley.
Surprise birthday reading by Chris Chambers.


The Thirty-fifth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2015 (No. 35)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 12, 2015
Readings by Stevie Howell, JonArno Lawson, and Lana Pesch.


The Thirty-fourth Taddle Creek Happening

Winter, 2014–2015 (No. 34)
The Monarch Tavern, 239 College Street
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Readings by Chris Kuriata, Jennifer LoveGrove, and Sarah Meehan Sirk.
Confession by David Hayes.
Surprise birthday reading by Chris Chambers.


The Thirty-third Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2014 (No. 33)
Lillian H. Smith Library, 239 College Street
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Readings by Philippa Dowding and Evan Munday.
Art workshops and activities by Claudia Dávila, Dave Lapp, and Steven Charles Manale.
Art by Dave Devries and his Monster Engine friends.


The Thirty-second Taddle Creek Happening

Spring, 2014 (No. 32)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Art by Dave Lapp.


The Thirty-first Taddle Creek Happening

Winter, 2013–2014 (No. 31)
The Piston, 937 Bloor Street West
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Readings by Becky Blake, Julie Cameron Gray, and Robin Richardson. Special interruption by Nathaniel G. Moore.


The Thirtieth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2013 (No. 30)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 14, 2013
Readings by Michael Lista, Andrew MacDonald, and Michelle Winters.


The Second Taddle Creek Art Show: Cover Star

Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Saturday, June 1 to Sunday, June 30, 2013
Curated by Conan Tobias.


The Twenty-ninth Taddle Creek Happening (Fifteenth Anniversary)

Winter, 2012–2013 (No. 29)
No One Writes To the Colonel, 460 College Street
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Readings by Tony Burgess, Chris Chambers, Alexandra Leggat, Jessica Westhead, and Zoe Whittall.
Special appearance by Hal Niedzviecki.
Live art show by Blair McLean.


The Twenty-eighth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2012 (No. 28)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 15, 2012
Readings by Jason Guriel and Sarah Heinonen.
Illustrated reading by Nina Bunjevac.
Special guest illustrated reading by Dave Lapp, launching his book People Around Here.


The Twenty-seventh Taddle Creek Happening

Christmas, 2011 (No. 27)
The Boat, 158 Augusta Avenue
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Readings by Chris Chambers and Adrienne Weiss.
Musical reading by Gary Barwin.
D.J.ing by Jay Somerset and Flipped Out Phil.


The Twenty-sixth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2011 (No. 26)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 17, 2011
Readings by James Lindsay, Grace O’Connell, and Damian Rogers.


The Twenty-fifth Taddle Creek Happening (Tour Wrap Party)

Christmas, 2010 (No. 25)
The Cameron House, 408 Queen Street West
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Readings by Adrienne Weiss and Jessica Westhead.
Live video interview with Peter Josselyn (Saint John, New Brunswick).
Special appearance by the Halbot 3000.


The Sixth Taddle Creek Out-of-Town Happening

Saturday, November 6, 2010
Le Cagibi
5490 St. Laurent, Montreal
Readings by Sarah Gilbert, Katia Grubisic, Sara Heinonen (Toronto), Mark Jarman (Fredericton), and Saleema Nawaz.


The Fifth Taddle Creek Out-of-Town Happening

Tuesday, August 3, 2010
The Brickhouse Bistro & Bar
730 Main Street, Vancouver
Readings by Michael Christie (Victoria), Peter Darbyshire, and Marguerite Pigeon.


The Fourth Taddle Creek Out-of-Town Happening

Monday, August 2, 2010
The White Eagle
836 North Russell Street, Portland, Oregon
Readings by Michael Christie (Victoria), Christine Delea, and Catherine McGuire (Sweet Home, Oregon).


The Third Taddle Creek Out-of-Town Happening

Thursday, July 22, 2010
Happinez Wine Bar
42 Princess Street, Saint John, New Brunswick
Readings by Jesse Patrick Ferguson (Fredericton), Jason Kieffer (Toronto), Robert Moore.
Photographs by Ian MacEachern (London, Ontario).


The Second Taddle Creek Out-of-Town Happening

Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Westminster Books
445 King Street, Fredericton
Readings by Jesse Patrick Ferguson, Rebecca Geleyn, and Mark Jarman.


The First Taddle Creek Out-of-Town Happening

Monday, July 19, 2010
The Company House
2202 Gottingen Street, Halifax
Readings by John Barger, Nicole Dixon, Peter Norman, and Ryan Turner.


The Twenty-fourth Taddle Creek Happening (Tour Kick-off)

Summer, 2010 (No. 24)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 11, 2010
Reading by Sarah Gilbert (Montreal).
Special guest readings by Dani Couture and Peter Darbyshire (Vancouver), launching their books Sweet and The Warhol Gang.
Music by Polynesian Bride.


The Twenty-third Taddle Creek Happening

Christmas, 2009 (No. 23)
El Mocambo, 464 Spadina Avenue
Thursday, December 3, 2009
Readings by Stacey May Fowles, Nathaniel G. Moore, and Lindsay Zier-Vogel.
Slideshow by Terry Murray.
Special appearance by Rebecca Payne, Patrick Rawley, and Paul Bellini as the voice of Taddle Creek.


Pivot Reading Series: Taddle Creek Showcase

The Press Club, 850 Dundas Street West
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Readings by Tony Burgess, Evie Christie, Heather Hogan, Alexandra Leggat, Nathaniel G. Moore, and Adrienne Weiss.


The Twenty-second Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2009 (No. 22)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 12, 2009
Illustrated readings by Dave Lapp and the special guest Evan Munday.
Art by Matt Draimin, Jason Kieffer, Dave Lapp, Nick Maandag, Steven Charles Manale, Joe Matt, and Dalton Sharp.


The Twenty-first Taddle Creek Happening

Halloween, 2008 (No. 21)
Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen Street West
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Readings by Tony Burgess, Joey Comeau, and Zoe Whittall.
Special appearance by Mysterion the Mind Reader.
Music by the Weirdies.


The First Taddle Creek Outdoor Reading

Taddle Creek Park, Bedford Road at Lowther Avenue
Saturday, July 19, 2008
Readings by Alexandra Leggat, Hal Niedzviecki, and David Whitton.


The Twentieth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2008 (No. 20)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 13, 2008
Readings by Sara Heinonen and Heather Hogan (outside), and Gil Adamson and Lee Henderson (inside).


The Taddle Creek Talking Magazine recording

I.V. Lounge Reading Series
I.V. Lounge, 326 Dundas Street West
Friday, April 11, 2008
Readings by Chris Chambers, John Degen, Alexandra Leggat, Patrick Rawley, Paul Vermeersch, and Adrienne Weiss.


The Nineteenth Taddle Creek Happening (Tenth Anniversary)

Christmas, 2007 (No. 19)
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen Street West
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Readings by Gary Barwin, Chris Chambers, Dani Couture, Patrick Rawley, and David Whitton.
Special appearance by Hal Niedzviecki and David Alan Barry.
Music by the Eradicators.


The Eighteenth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2007 (No. 18)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 1, 2007
Readings by Cary Fagan, Hal Niedzviecki, and Kathleen Olmstead.


The Seventeenth Taddle Creek Happening

Christmas, 2006 (No. 17)
The Dominion, 500 Queen Street East
Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Readings by Ryan Bigge, Andrew Daley, and Elana Wolff.
Music by the Sin-Tones.


The First Taddle Creek Art Installation: The City of Beaver

Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street
Wednesday, June 21 to Sunday, July 9, 2006
Curated by Alfred Holden and Conan Tobias.


The Sixteenth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2006 (No. 16)
Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen Street West
Friday, June 2, 2006
Readings by Suzanne Alyssa Andrew, Kevin Connolly, and Leanna McLennan.


The Fifteenth Taddle Creek Happening

Christmas, 2005 (No. 15)
Supermarket, 268 Augusta Avenue
Thursday, December 8, 2005
Readings by Chris Chambers and Kerri Leigh Huffman.
Music by the Two Koreas.


The Fourteenth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2005 (No. 14)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 3, 2005
Readings by Jason Anderson, Adrienne Weiss, and David Whitton.


The Thirteenth Taddle Creek Happening

Christmas, 2004 (No. 13)
Rancho Relaxo, 300 College Street
Wednesday, December 1, 2004
Readings by Elyse Friedman, Sabina Kim, and Mary-Lou Zeitoun.
Music by the Shovels.


The Twelfth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2004 (No. 12)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 4, 2004
Readings by Tamara Faith Berger, Dani Couture, and Stuart Ross.


The Eleventh Taddle Creek Happening

Christmas, 2003 (No. 11)
Rex Hotel, 194 Queen Street West
Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Readings by John Degen, Emily Schultz, and R. M. Vaughan.
Music by the Sin-Tones.


The Tenth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2003 (No. 10)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 6, 2003
Readings by Gary Barwin, Stephanie Earp, and Julie Wilson.


The Ninth Taddle Creek Happening (Fifth Anniversary)

Christmas, 2002 (No. 9)
The 360, 326 Queen Street West
Thursday, December 5, 2002
Readings by Kevin Connolly, Kristi-Ly Green, and Darren Wershler-Henry.
Special appearance by Hal Niedzviecki’s tape recorder.
Music by Rocket Tits.


The Eighth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2002 (No. 8)
Beverley Tavern, 240 Queen Street West
Thursday, June 6, 2002
Readings by Peter Darbyshire, Alexandra Leggat, and Hal Niedzviecki.


The Seventh Taddle Creek Happening

Christmas, 2001 (No. 7)
Silver Dollar Room, 486 Spadina Avenue
Tuesday, December 11, 2001
Readings by Michelle Berry, Jennifer LoveGrove, and Patrick Rawley.
Music by AstroGroove.


The Sixth Taddle Creek Happening

Fall, 2001 (No. 6)
Steam Whistle Brewing Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Boulevard
Thursday, September 13, 2001
Readings by John Degen and Mary-Lou Zeitoun.


The Fifth Taddle Creek Happening

Summer, 2001 (No. 5)
Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street
Friday, June 8, 2001
Readings by Emily Pohl-Weary, Paul Vermeersch, and Mary-Lou Zeitoun.


The Fourth Taddle Creek Happening

Christmas, 2000 (No. 4)
Rivoli, 334 Queen Street West
Wednesday, November 29, 2000
Readings by Jason Anderson, Peter Darbyshire, and Alexandra Leggat.
Music by Fembots.


The First Taddle Creek Disc of Laser-light Reflected Sound recording

Victory Café, 581 Markham Street
Thursday, August 10, 2000
Readings by Chris Chambers, Camilla Gibb, and Paul Vermeersch.


The Third Taddle Creek Happening

Christmas, 1999 (No. 3)
Victory Café, 581 Markham Street
Wednesday, December 1, 1999
Readings by Moe Berg, Kathleen Olmstead, and Paul Vermeersch.


Books and Bagels Reading Series: Readings from Taddle Creek

Bloor Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Avenue
Sunday, November 28, 1999
Readings by Andrew Loung, Kathleen Olmstead, and Stuart Ross.


The Second Taddle Creek Happening

Christmas, 1998 (No. 2)
Clinton’s Tavern, 693 Bloor Street West
Tuesday, December 1, 1998
Readings by Chris Chambers, John Degen, and Stuart Ross.


The First Taddle Creek Happening

Christmas, 1997 (No. 1)
Idler Pub, 255 Davenport Avenue
Tuesday, December 2, 1997
Readings by Alex Boyd, Derek McCormack, Hal Niedzviecki, and Alana Wilcox.