Dirtiest New Year’s Eve

31 December 2005 12am - 12am

2006…. The Dirtiest is yet to come…. Saturday, December 31st, 2005: Visit the Dirtiest New Year’s Eve Website: The Dirtiest New Year’s Eve Party 2006… It’s back. @ Studio 99 (99 Sudbury Street, Toronto) 10PM ‘til daybreak Must be 19 years +


Artist Talk: Kristan Horton and Candice Breitz

27 November 2005 12am - 12am

Sunday, November 27, 4pm (Free) Mercer Union presents artists’ talks by Kristan Horton and Candice Breitz: Kristan Horton was born in Canada in 1971. He studied at Guelph University and the Ontario College of Art and Design. He has had an international exhibition career since the late 1990’s including Glassbox, Paris (FR), ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany, […]


Mercer Union Music Series, Programme #1: Linda Catlin Smith

19 November 2005 12am - 12am

Mercer Union presents: Music Series, Programme #1 Linda Catlin Smith plays Rudolf Komorous’ Anatomy of Melancholy Saturday 19 November, 2005, 9PM Mercer Union, A Centre for Contemporary Art 37 Lisgar Street, Toronto (west of Dovercourt, south of Queen) Free Toronto based composer, Linda Catlin Smith, will DJ her own 2-hour version of Rudolf Komorous’ Anatomy […]



18 November 2005 12am - 12am

November 18, 7:30 p.m. BILL KENNEDY is the Artistic Director of The Scream Literary Festival and a poetry editor for Coach House Books. He organized the very-much-missed Lexiconjury Reading Series. He also runs Stop14, a new media development company. DARREN WERSHLER-HENRY teaches Communication Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is the author of two books […]


Mercer Union presents The Centre of Attention at the Toronto International Art Fair

4 November 2005 12am - 7 November 2005 12am

Mercer Union presents The Centre of Attention (UK) at the Toronto International Art Fair, INTERACTIVE 05. The Centre of Attention is curated by Pierre Coinde and Gary O’Dwyer. Its experimental approach stems from an ongoing enquiry into the phenomenon of art production, presentation, consumption and heritage-ization. INTERACTIVE 05: Conceived by Thom Sokoloski and Clara […]


Garage Sale: Purge then Binge!

20 August 2005 12am - 12am

Saturday Aug 20 2005 8AM to 12 Noon Location: Mercer Union 37 Lisgar Street Toronto, Ontario (Queen Street West & Dovercourt) Purge then Binge! The Mercer Union Garage Sale This Saturday (August 20th) at the ungodly hour of 8am. We are looking for donations of books you’ve already read, music you no longer listen to, […]


Party Mercer Party in Venice

11 June 2005 12am - 12am

Party Mercer Party Saturday 11 June 2005 23:00 till dawn Università luav di Venezia Convento di San Nicolò da Tolentini Campo dei Tolentini, Santa Croce Vaporetto Piazzale Roma Music by DJ SuperPeakNick + DJ Nis + DJ Ravix First 500 guests will each receive a Rebecca Belmore button produced by C Magazine and Mercer Union’s […]


Trip to the Venice Biennale

9 June 2005 12am - 12 June 2005 12am

Join Mercer Union on a trip to the Venice Biennale exclusive press opening from June 9th to June 12th, to support Canada’s presentation of Rebecca Belmore. Prices are per person (early-bird discount no longer available): 7 nights $2,200 CAD, 3 stars, DOUBLE accommodation $3,000 CAD, 3 stars, SINGLE accommodation Trip includes: 1. Airfare (direct flight […]



29 May 2005 12am - 12am

MERCER UNION AND BLOCKS RECORDING CLUB ( PRESENT THE EIGHT HOUR DRONE SHOW at MERCER UNION 37 LISGAR STREET (QUEEN AND DOVERCOURT) 12 NOON TO 8 PM SUNDAY MAY 29TH, 2005 Blocks Recording Club and Mercer Union present the EIGHT HOUR DRONE SHOW. A fundraiser for Blocks Recording Club, curated and organized by Alex Snukal […]


Images Festival Off Screen Closing Party

15 April 2005 12am - 12am

Mercer Union presents: The 18th Annual Images Festival Off Screen Closing Party @ Mercer Union 37 Lisgar Street (one street west of Dovercourt, south of Queen) FRIDAY, 15 APRIL, 2005, 9:30PM Raffle! Raffle! Raffle! Prizes include: Nikon Coolpix 4100 digital camera Cinematheque Ontario dual membership Famous Players movie passes Black Dog Video gift certificates Prefix […]


St. Patricks Day Party

17 March 2005 12am - 12am

Get Lucky @ Mercer Union’s St. Patrick’s Day Party Thursday March 17, Doors 9 PM+ DJ Luis Jacob The Lollipop People and the dueling fiddlers Door prizes! Green beer! $5 general $3 members (please show membership card) Mercer Union 37 Lisgar Street Toronto ON t. 416 536-1519


Platform: Music in Alternative Spaces

24 February 2005 12am - 12am

Thursday, 24 February, 2005, 7:30PM at Mercer Union Anne Sulikowski and Jeff Sinibaldi A Mercer Union co-presentation with the Art Gallery of York University The AGYU’s experimental music series continues with a performance by Hamilton-based musicians Anne Sulikowski and Jeff Sinibalidi at Mercer Union. Using computers and sequencers Sulikowski blends and layers drone, ambient fragments, […]


Lecture: BGL

13 January 2005 12am - 12am

Lecture Thursday, January 13, 7 PM Front Gallery: BGL Need to Believe “Junior lives in the city. He is 11 years old and goes to the neighbourhood school. Gilles, his father, is a computer programmer/analyst and his mother Gisèle is a telephone operator for a big company. Just like every Sunday afternoon, they go out […]