The Free Black Women’s Library at Community Futures Lab – Community & Memory Theme

Community Futures Lab 2204 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia

The Free Black Women's Library comes to Community Futures Lab! The Free Black Women's Library is a Brooklyn-based interactive mobile library that features over 420 books written by and about Black women. The library centers and celebrates the art, music, history and stories of Black women and girls worldwide. All books are available via trade. […]

FREE

ROCKERS BBQ WEEKEND #6

Community Futures Lab 2204 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia

ROCKERS BBQ WEEKEND WILL TAKE PLACE AUG 27TH & 28TH 2016 WE CELEBRATE OUR 6TH YEAR DOING THE FESTIVAL!! I CAN NOT THANK YOU ENOUGH FOR SUPPORTING ROCKERS OVER THE YEARS IT HAS BEEN A BLESSING TO PROVIDE SO MANY WITH A PLATFORM TO EXPRESS THEMSELVES.ROCKERS MONTHLY SHOWS MAY BE OVER BUT WE WILL CONTINUE […]

BRING CASH

TOMORROW NEVER HAPPENS

Samek Gallery 3rd Floor, Elaine Langone Center, Bucknell University, Lewisburg

FIND METROPOLARITY PRINT ARTIFACTS AMONG THIS STACKED EXHIBIT AT BUCKNELL U'S SAMEK ART MUSEUM:::::::
>>>>> This exhibition explores queer futurity and the aesthetics of utopia by asking: How are queer communities imagining and working toward a better world? And how do queer theories, artistic practices, and lived experiences influence broader cultural thinking about the future? <<<<<

FREE

HIGH TIDE GALLERY (SMALL) SMALL PRESS FAIR

High Tide Gallery 1850 N. Hope St., Apt 14a, Philadelphia

(Small) Small Press Fair @ High Tide

September 3 & 4

12noon - 6pm

FREE ADMISSION

Featuring Vendors:

3dot Zine

Art Vandelay

Brickman Pubs

Fume Room

High Tide

Jessica Hans & Leah Horowitz

Metropolarity

Pomegranate Press

Ulises

Poster designed by Joel Evey

FREE BUT BRING $$$

TRANS & GENDER NONCONFORMING YOUTH WRITING WORKSHOP SERIES

Kelly Writer's House 3805 Locust Walk , Philadelphia

Kelly Writers House invites you to join a new
Writing Group for Trans
& Gender Non-Conforming Youth

This monthly writing group is open and free of charge for youth ages 14–22 who identify as transgender or gender non-conforming (GNC). The group will meet monthly at Kelly Writers House on the University of Pennsylvania campus on the second Saturday of the month, 12:00–2:00pm. No experience or expertise in writing is expected. Trans and GNC-identified guest writers will lead the group each month, and trans and GNC-identified facilitators will attend and support all monthly sessions. Lunch will be provided, as well as SEPTA tokens for transportation to and from the group. Come join us!

FREE

Tomorrow Never Happens Semester Launch Party

Samek Gallery 3rd Floor, Elaine Langone Center, Bucknell University, Lewisburg

COME GET YOUR SPECULATIVE VISION STRONG WITH ALEX & EIGHTEEN, READING AT THE LAUNCH JAWN 4 YOU~ Tomorrow Never Happens Semester Launch Party Friday, September 16, 7pm Samek Gallery, 3rd Floor Elaine Langone Center This exhibition explores queer futurity and the aesthetics of utopia. From marriage equality, to “bathroom bills,” to the massacre in Orlando, […]

FREE

RIPExpo 2016 – Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo!

Providence Public Library 150 Empire St, Providence

METROPOLARITY LOVES RIPEXPO. CATCH RAS & EIGHTEEN THIS YEAR TABLING W/NEW POSTERS PINS #DIYSCIFI BOOKS + TEEEEEE SHIRTS ^___^/ About The Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo (RIPExpo) is a spring weekend devoted to small-press and self-published comics, zines and books. Artists and writers from all over North America will join local creators to exhibit work […]

ICA Philly Free For All w/ Black Quantum Futurism

Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia 118 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia

RUMOR HAS IT METROPOLARITY WILL BE IN THE BUILDING WITH BLACK QUANTUM FUTURISM AS PART OF THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART'S FREE FOR ALL PROGRAM SERIES CONFIRMED DETAILS FORTHCOMING  

FREE

JINXED Science Fiction Reading

👽A science-fiction reading at Jinxed West Philly location featuring @metropolarity co-founders Alex Smith and M Eighteen Téllez, as well as Sarah Sawyers-Lovett and Moose Lane!

free

LASER LIFE presents Style of Attack

Vox Populi 319 N. 11th St, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia

laser life queer sci-fi reading

***this is the psycho-social, queer liberatory, autonomous, afro-curatorial, queer propulsed pulse, electro light light beam, sigil sub-conscious, navigatory cosmic trance dance on the techno-veldt... this is STYLE OF ATTACK***

free

MOOGFEST

Moogfest is the synthesis of music, art and technology. Catch our workshops & reading events alongside Black Quantum Futurism collective as part of this year's 'Future Thought' programming at MOOGFEST in Durham. It's $$$ tho so don't stress – we do our thing regularly around the city of Philadelphia.

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2017 Lambda Literary Awards

YOUR LOCAL SCI-FI SQUAD IS NOMINATED FOR A LAMMY IN SCI-FI/FANTASY/HORROR. CROSS YR FINGERS! WE'RE ROLLING DEEP TO THE AWARD CEREMONY.

ABOUT THE LAMMYS
The Lambda Literary Awards (the “Lammys”) identify and celebrate the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender books of the year and affirm that LGBTQ stories are part of the literature of the world. The Lammys, which receive national and international media attention, bring together 600 attendees—including nominees, celebrities, sponsors, and publishing executives—to celebrate excellence in LGBTQ publishing. It is the most prestigious and glamorous LGBTQ literary event in the world.

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