3rd ANNUAL MINI-COMICS Day!

March 24th, 2013 is the date for the third annual Mini-Comics Day, celebrating the art of cartooning and creating hand-made comic books (the first event was held April 9th, 2011). On Mini-Comics Day, participating cartoonists from around the world will write, draw, and print copies of a mini-comic, completing the entire process from start to finish in a day or less. Anyone in the world can participate.

derek beaulieu’s ‘How to Read’ exhibition

Canadian poet, publisher & anthologist derek beaulieu is a writer obsessed w/ the upscaling of lowercase gestures; we interviewed him about the state of his practice back in CAROUSEL 27. beaulieu’ first major solo exhibition, ‘How To Read’, is opening this Fri Mar 22 at Niagara Artists Centre in St. Catharine’s, ON — it runs in the Showroom space until May 10, 2013. ‘How To Read’ moves beaulieu’s work from print into the gallery, where

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Farquharson curates ‘Translation’

TRANSLATION March 01 – 30, 2013 @ O’Born Contemporary (131 Ossington Ave, Toronto) Featuring: Alex Fischer / John Monteith / Petrina Ng / Callum Schuster Curated by: Rachel Anne Farquharson Rachel Anne Farquharson is a Toronto-based essayist and curator, whose writings appear regularly in the pages of CAROUSEL; for our current issue, she profiles and interviews Toronto pixel-pusher Alex Fischer. She is also a feature contributor to C Magazine, having published an interpretive essay on

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Free CAROUSEL #30 MIXTAPE

: : : : download the free CAROUSEL 30 Mixtape NOW! As an accompaniment to our Winter 2013 issue, we present Make Room For Change, a 19-track continuous MP3 Mixtape (1hr19m28s / 182 MB). We hope you will choose to enjoy our new issue while listening to this suggested soundtrack. : : : : See the tracklist / download the CRSL30 mix: here : : : : Purchase CAROUSEL 30: here

Carousels Spinning Everywhere

We’re a Canadian art magazine; they’re an American pop band. Listen up: Carousel is an electro-pop duo based in Brooklyn, NY. Jackson Phillips and Kevin Friedman, two Berklee College of Music graduates, create a unique sound that combines the drive of electro with the melodic sensibilities of pop … recommended! : : : : Download Carousel‘s debut EP ’26 Alliston’  here

Recently on 4PANEL.CA …

Have you been paying attention to our 4PANEL website? You should be … there is a new strip posted every Monday! So far in 2013, we’ve published delightful original works by: Sarah Scope. Larry Eisenstein. Marc Ngui. Michael DeForge. Mark Laliberte. Jessica Fortner. Fiona Smyth. And remember, 4PANEL appears as a full-colour section in the pages of each new issue of CAROUSEL. : : : : Check out the 4PANEL.CA web project now : : : : Buy the

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