Fri 17 May, 2013 - Member News
Robyn Sarah’s long poem, “My Shoes Are Killing Me”, published in The New Quarterly last spring, has been short listed for a National Magazine Award for poetry. The nomination is a timely one, as Sarah's out-of-print collection, Questions About the Stars (Brick Books, 1998), has just been reissued in a limited second printing.
Start Date: Fri 14 Jun, 2013 - End Date:Sun 16 Jun, 2013 - Artistic Events
The Ta Da! Festival is a lively new theatre weekend in the village of Wakefield featuring new works and established productions, held June 14-16. Ta Da! is a curated festival with a mix of touring favourites, world premières, and readings of new scripts from Outaouais writers. Fans will see exciting performances and art installations in and around the state-of-the-art Great Hall performance space at the Wakefield La Pêche Community Centre. The Centre has ample free parking, and is located just a short walk from fine the dining strip on Riverside Drive by the lovely Gatineau River.
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Start Date: Fri 17 May, 2013 - End Date:Fri 17 May, 2013 - Community Events
This summer, check out the plethora of workshops, tours and conferences organized by McGill's Personal And Cultural Enrichment Program's, all related to the arts.
These include: "As Seen From the Sidewalk: The Architecture of Downtown Montreal," a fourt-part walking tour and course on the development of architecture in downtown Montreal; "Humane Exposures: A Photographer’s Workshop for Social Engagement," a workshop that will look at the intersection of personal photography art practices and social engagement; and "The Musical and Cultural Significance of The Beatles," a four-part lecture workshop series on... guess!
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Start Date: Sat 15 Jun, 2013 - End Date:Sun 23 Jun, 2013 - Artistic Events
As part of the rapidly approaching Festival St. Ambroise Fringe de Montréal, ELAN member MetaPhysical Theatre (a.k.a. Rosy Cheeks Co-op) will present its Honourably Mentioned Best of the Fringe production, 'Pierrot & the Moon' (2012 Toronto Fringe). Presented in a bold visual and physical theatre style that features puppetry, pantomime and commedia dell'arte, 'Pierrot & the Moon' tells the story of the clown Pierrot, newly minted for the 21st century and new to Paris.
The production opens on Saturday, June 15th at 8:15 p.m. and runs throughout the festival at Venue #9, M.A.I. (Montréal Arts Interculturels), 3680 rue Jeanne Mance.Read full...
Thu 16 May, 2013 - Calls for Submissions
Flower Press Publishing is eager to help talented writers with the publication, distribution and promotion of their work. With a focus more on children’s and young adult fiction and non-fiction, the two year-old company describes itself as a family to its authors.
Authors are encouraged to submit their manuscript with a letter describing their story. Writers receive 60% on all book sales. For more information, visit their website: www.flowerpress.ca.
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