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George Elliott Clarke reads “The Story of Dalhousie; or, The University as Insurgency” with pianist Tim Crofts

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Former parliamentary poet George Elliott Clarke will be reading “The Story of Dalhousie” commissioned for the Dalhousie 200 year celebration, with piano accompaniment by Tim Crofts. The performance is taking place Sunday April 29th at 3pm in the Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Rd. For more information, contact Tim Crofts at tcrofts@dal.ca

Trudi Johnson Reading in Glovertown, NL

Trudi Johnson Reading in Glovertown, NL

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Trudi Johnson will be reading from From a Good Home on Thursday, September 28, at 7:00 pm at the Glovertown Public Library (Glovertown Academy, Penney’s Brook Road, Glovertown, NL). Everyone is welcome! From a Good Home starts in 1935, when Hannah Parsons leaves her home in Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland, at the age of seventeen to work in service for Charles and Virginia Sinclair, a wealthy St….

Carolyn Morgan at the Word on the Street Halifax

Carolyn Morgan at the Word on the Street Halifax

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Carolyn Morgan will be reading from Art Love Forgery on Saturday, September 16, at 10:00 am in the RBC Room of the Halifax Central Library (5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS), as part of the Word on the Street Halifax. In 1880, Polish artist Alexander Pindikowsky is arrested for the crime of forgery and sentenced to fifteen months at Her Majesty’s Penitentiary in St. John’s. Governor…

Adrian Payne Reading in Woody Point, NL

Adrian Payne Reading in Woody Point, NL

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Adrian Payne will be reading from Life on the Great Northern Peninsula on Saturday, August 19, at 9:30 am at the Woody Point Public Library (Water Street, Woody Point, NL). Everyone is welcome! Life on the Great Northern Peninsula is Adrian Payne’s memoir, beginning in 1940, with his early childhood in Parson’s Pond, Hawke’s Bay, and Cow Head, then following him through his early years in…

Antony Berger Reading in Woody Point, NL

Antony Berger Reading in Woody Point, NL

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Antony Berger will be reading from The Good and Beautiful Bay on Wednesday, August 16, at 3:30 pm at the Woody Point Public Library (Water Street, Woody Point, NL). Everyone is welcome! The Good and Beautiful Bay reviews the history of Bonne Bay before Confederation in 1949. It describes the people that came to live here, with glimpses of some of the main characters, the way…