Opening Reception Details
Where: The ARTS Project, 203 Dundas St., London Ontario
When: 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Free event.
What: This is where everyone can check out the exhibition of comic and graphic art work we have on display, mix and mingle with some of Ting artists (most everyone on this year’s bill are coming as well as some past Ting participants).
Enjoy our signature “Tingley” martini at the cash bar. Some of our Ting Alumni will also be returning to share their new releases with us in which you can find their/your books at our pop-up shop. The Pop-Up shop has LOTS of cool stuff (books, tees, cards, prints, tees and more).
Reception officially starts at 6:00 PM – hot apps will be circulated, cash bar.
6:30 PM – President of The ARTS Project – Sid Wilson will welcome crowd and will say a few words
6:40 PM – Diana Tamblyn (me), will give some remarks. I’ll highlight some new releases available that night (there are 10 new comics and books out believe it or not by Ting artists)
6:50 PM – Tom Cull, London, Ontario’s poet Laureate will read a poem to cap off the official festivities.
Rest of the time – mixing/mingling
Kangaroo Variety – Ting Satellite Event – 8:30 PM
After our reception, walk a couple of blocks over to over to 121 Studios (211 King St.) for a Tingfest-themed Kangaroo Variety, hosted by Brown & Dickson Bookseller! Just like a print magazine, KV offers interviews, features, reviews, investigative reports, satire and editorial pieces. The only difference is, it’s completely live! $5 entry.