Q. What does DECOLONIZEYOURMIND mean to you?

Q. What does DECOLONIZEYOURMIND mean to you ?

Are you interested in hearing and listen to what others have to share ?

Join us for a conversation, in a circle…

Fri 13th October
@The 519

More info…


Want to add your voice?

Do you have something you want to have heard? Let us know if you’re interested in adding your voice to our video conversation… contact MADx.online 


MADx – DECOLONIZE YOUR MIND – Fri 13th Oct 2017


We would like to begin by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, the Métis, and most recently, the territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.

The territory was the subject of the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an agreement between the Iroquois Confederacy and the Ojibwe and allied nations to peaceably share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes.

This territory is also covered by the Upper Canada Treaties. Today, the meeting place of Toronto (from the Haudenosaunee word Tkaronto) is still the home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to bring together this gathering here.


We would like to invite you to a conversation in a circle around the question:

Q. What does the phrase DECOLONIZE YOUR MIND mean to you ?

We hope to make space to hear many voices, and we hope you will join us in making space to hear first from those whose peoples were here first…

About this event

This event is brought to you by MADx collective,  a small group of friends who come together as people Indigenous to Turtle Island, and also as newcomers from many lands.

We don’t have answers but we do have lots of questions and we think its important and time to make spaces together in which we can speak, be heard and hear each other.

There will be no formal speeches or presentations but if you have something important you want to say and you want to have heard, let us know and ask for a slot, we’ll do our best to make space.

MADx Lineup Fri 14th July 2017

The MADx Collective brings you…

MC Seema
Mistress of Ceremonies, MC Seema.

Mistress Seema likes to be pleased:
Happy Seema = Happy MADx.
Just so you know.



Regardless of your opinions about the quality of Jenny’s writing, yelling “don’t quit your day job” at her is no use since that ship has already sailed.

Jenny will bring some good old sh#t and some stonk-honkin’ new sh#t.



Richard Sitosky

Richard reckons owning your shit means grabbing life by the knards and not letting the bastards grind you down, and will explore the principle that success is the best revenge – or, when life hands you lemons, make a gin and tonic!

Mad poet from the hick town of Owen Sound, where masculinity is in inverse proportion to the size of your truck.

And if you buy a copy of his CD he might just be able to make the bus fare to get home.


Asante loves loves MADx – because he gets to hold the mic – which keeps his hands busy.

Asante will be bringing new material, and a surprise for MC Seema…
Follow him on Twitter…  @AsanteV


Fan Wu
Fan Wu is a writer and unapologetic fantasist living in Toronto.




Tim n Ben
One year ago Tim took to the MADx stage and did the Mad Pride Rant: show up, free hugs, food. Last MADx Ben told stories about vampires and friends. This time they’re back, and together, as some kinda mad rantin’ dancin’ double act with a bite.



K for Kevin
K always found it curious that people with x in their name seemed cool.

He doesn’t – so he isn’t. But he does have a while head full of “muppets” and they can be.


MADx is brought to you by…
MC Seema
and a whole bunch of folks….

imperial pubBig Thanks

Many thanks to Sammy and all the staff at The Imperial Pub for having us and all you do to make us feel welcome.

MADx: Th#s Sh#t is mine… Fri 14th July 2017


Next MADx by night…

Fri 13th July 2017
8pm to Midnight

The Imperial Pub
54 Dundas St E

Accessibility: Wheelchair Possible

Theme :  This Shit is Mine…

What shit, exactly?
What’s your part in it?
and what’s your part in a-changing it?

Bring your shit

Don’t throw it around; share it your way:

Spoken-Word | Slam | Standup | Storytelling | Song | Dance | Poetry

Join Us, Join in 
Submit your pitch here: https://madx.ca/pitch-us/

It’s our birthday…
MADx is will be one-year old – bring a little something for MC Seema.


MADx – WTF !? – The Lineup Fri 12th May 2017

Next MADx is this F-f-friday

MADx by night… 

Fri 12th May 2017

8pm to Midnight

The Room at The Back, downstairs @
The Imperial Pub
Dundas St E.
Space is “Access Possible”

MADx is about voice – we create performance-based spaces in which you can find and use yours and where we can witness each other doing that.

Each MADx event has a different topic, theme or focus.
This event will be brought to you by the letters W, T and F…

MADx is a grassroots, community organized space. We want everyone to feel they can join in the fun..


MADx lineup for Friday 12th May Includes…

MC Seema
Mistress of Ceremonies, MC Seema.

Mistress Seema likes to be pleased:
Happy Seema = Happy MADx.

Dan Rosen
Throughout high school and university, I tried every major form of religion I could find, but could never figure them out until, finally, after my search was long over, I found my answer in a handful of psilocybin mushrooms.

A storyteller-filmmaker-comedian and one half of the frenetic improv duo Flux In A Box, who have a Toronto Fringe show this July called Roommate Agreements at the Factory Theatre studio theatre.

I also host a monthly comedy show at Comedy Bar called Opening Act Dan Rosen.

Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/fluxxinaround

Jenny is a hardworking, energetic, creative, philosophical, anarcha-feminist, queer, pagan, bohemian.

She has been living in Toronto since 2010 and organized Mad Pride from 2012-2015.



Ben B
A Romanian vampire once told Ben that there are too many books to read to even consider sleeping.

In daylight hours he sabotages his own vital role in the global financial system by writing short prose and reading leftist propaganda.

K for Kevin
Kevin always found it curious that people with x in their name seemed cool.
He doesn’t – so he isn’t.

Asante loves the mic and dreams of how, one day, the mic will love him too.

Asante also loves MADx – because he gets to hold the mic – and we love him too because he always finds a way to do the both the right thing and the other things he wants to do.


MADx is brought to you by…
MC Seema


imperial pubMany thanks to Sammy and all the staff at The Imperial Pub for having us and all you do to look after us.

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MADx – WTF !!! Fri 12 May 2017


Put it where you put your date stuff.
Or don’t, because you know,

We’re always looking out for new performers, new rebels – especially if it’s your first time.

So if you want to have a go then WTF, come have a go!

Pitch us here…
or if you have, like questions and stuff, contact us here…

Celebrate, Rebel, Perform – free yourself and shit like that , or just come and have a good time…

WTF, it’s Friday.

MADx – a bit mad and it has an x in it
– and it’s red, so….

There’s even a shirt, if you like shirts then get yours here…