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Memewar #10 Release Party

By Memewar on October 29, 2009 - 8:40pm

Nov 5 2009 - 8:30pm
Nov 6 2009 - 12:01am

Join us on Thursday, November 5 at the Railway Club for a night of music and readings in celebration of Memewar's 10th issue.

Memewar #10 release party!
Thursday, November 5, 2009
The Railway Club (579 Dunsmuir)
8:30PM (doors)
Admission: $10 *includes a copy of the magazine.

readings by: Maria Lenart and Neil Rayner
music by: MT-40, Wintermitts and The Creaking Planks

... with a special media presentation of Thor Polukoshko's "Cereal Junkies".

For further information visit:

Hope to see you there,
-Memewar Staff

Shortline Reading Series Fall '09 Edition

By Memewar on September 9, 2009 - 2:53pm

Sep 15 2009 - 6:30pm
Sep 15 2009 - 9:30pm

The Memewar Arts and Publishing Society is proud to present the Fall 09 edition of the Short Line reading series!

Join us on September 15, 2009 at the Railway Club for a night of readings from some of Vancouver's finest established and up-and-coming writers.

Short Line reading series
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
The Railway Club (579 Dunsmuir)
6:30PM - 8:30PM
Admission: FREE

Readings by:
Fred Wah (Diamond Grill)
Larissa Lai (Salt Fish Girl)
Ashok Mathur (Once Upon an Elephant)

Hope to see you there.
-Carmen Papalia

Memewar Night of Comedy

By Memewar on August 17, 2009 - 7:59pm

Aug 21 2009 - 9:00pm
Aug 21 2009 - 11:30pm

In celebration of our recent incorporation as The Memewar Arts & Publishing Society, Memewar Magazine invites you to join us for a night of comedy! Clearly, the mass of legal paperwork involved with becoming a non-profit society was anything but funny, so we needed to host a fundraising event which would let us laugh away our bureaucratic nightmares.

Day: Friday, August 21
Time: 9:00 – 11:30 PM
Place: Café Deux Soleils (2096 Commercial Drive)
Cover: $8

Featuring: comedy performances by Antoinette Keane, James Masters, Christopher James, and Andrew von Rosenbach, improv from Dangerous Portion, and special video presentations by Man Hussy.

For more information about Memewar, visit our website at

The 6th Annual Summer Dream Literary Arts Festival

By Chill Factor on August 16, 2009 - 6:17pm

Aug 19 2009 - 3:00pm
Aug 29 2009 - 3:00pm

Seattle ’s Standup Poet and Minimalist Jug Band Among 100 Unique Performers at the Summer Dream Festival (August 19 – 29)

Vancouver, BC – Once again, this unique festival packs it stages with some of the most dynamic and eclectic performers in the arts community. Among them are Seattle’s Jack McCarthy and Al Mader – Vancouver ’s one-and-only Minimalist Jug Band.

Shebeen Club: Gonzo Vancouver!

By raincoaster on April 11, 2008 - 11:55pm

Apr 15 2008 - 7:00pm
Apr 15 2008 - 9:00pm

When: 7-9pm, Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Where: the Shebeen, 7 Gaoler’s Mews, behind the Irish Heather, 217 Carrall Street, Vancouver BC

How Much: $15 includes dinner: limited to a maximum of 40

What: mingling, door prizes, eating, drinking, fornicating!

Who: Heather Watson (Civixen), Gonzo Journalist and former columnist at the late Terminal City

“We had two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high-powered blotter acid, a salt shaker half full of cocaine, and a whole galaxy of multi-coloured uppers, downers, screamers, laughers and also a quart of tequila, a quart of rum, a case of Budweiser, a pint of raw ether and two dozen amyls.”
Hunter S. Thompson

Well, we probably won’t have that, but we will have a great introduction to indigenous Vancouver Gonzo journalism with the hyperkinetic and internationally infamous Heather Watson, alias Civixen ( and Coming at you straight down the Mojo Wire at 95 miles per hour, it’ll be an evening of raw, uncut literary power. Bare-knuckling her way up the ladder from the wide open frontier of the Wild West to the mean streets of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Heather has seen it all, done most of it, and has a damn hell solid alibi for everything else.

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