The Main Street Magazine Tour is a free event that invites participants to explore the local literary landscape, set against Vancouver's eclectic Main Street neighbourhood. Known previously as the Main Street Literary Tour, the event now shines a spotlight on the arts and culture "magascene," with presentations by FRONT, OCW Magazine, Ricepaper, Room, Sad Mag and subTerrain-all Vancouver-based publications. The tour starts at the Rhizome Café.
From there, poets Elizabeth Bachinsky (EVENT magazine poetry editor and author of God of Missed Connections, 2009) and Jennica Harper (winner of the 2009 National Magazine Silver Award in Poetry and author of What It Feels Like for a Girl, 2008) will lead two tours that traverse the area at Main Street and Broadway, stopping in at local haunts for 30-minute encounters with city's arts, cultural and literary publications.
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