Bookmark This! June 12 - 18th, 2007
Things have settled down a bit this week, but there are still a few interesting things for booklovers to do... check it out:
Tuesday, June 12th:
Wednesday, June 13th:
Thursday, June 14th:
Join Sharon Harris as she closes her five-year-long photo shoot of the Toronto literary scene, Poetography.ca. The projected archive will feature pictures of Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, Ken Babstock, Christian Bรถk, Anne Michaels, and many others, plus 300 free photos for guests, and performances by Paul Dutton, Stephen Cain, and U.S. poets Dan Waber and Jennifer Hill-Kaucher.
Victory Cafe. 7:30p. Free.
A Is For Orange presents Visions of Loving, a Pride celebration featuring readings and performances by queer, emerging Caribbean writers. Featuring Karene Brown, D-lishus, Julia Gonsalves, Virma Marguerite, Kim Quashie, Nik Redman, Nalini Singh, Dianah Smith, Keisha Williams. MC'd by trey anthony. After-party with DJ JOLA.
Gladstone Ballroom. 7pm. $8 in advance, $12 at the door (advance tickets available at Good for Her and This 'Aint the Rosedale Library).
Friday, June 15th:
Anar Ali, author of Baby Khaki's Wings, will read as part of the Toronto Public Library's Canada Council Heritage Series. The book of stories was short-listed for the 2007 Commonwealth Writers Prize (Canada and Caribbean Region). The title story was also selected for The Journey Prize Stories 16 in 2004.
York Woods Branch. 1:30 pm. Free.
Saturday, June 16th:
The Toronto Public Library celebrates National Aboriginal Day in the Beaches with folktales and crafts for the whole family.
Beaches Branch. 11 am. Free. For more information contact Karin Nielson at 416.393.7703.
Sunday, June 17th:
Local poet Sheila Hyland reads from her recent work on High Park. Sponsored by the League of Canadian Poets and the Toronto Arts Council.
Colborne Lodge, South end of High Park. 2 pm. Free, donations accepted.
Monday, June 18th:
Simcha Jacobovici is in person, discussing his latest book, The Jesus Family Tomb. which tells the story of what may be the greatest archaeological find of all time--the discovery of the family tomb of Jesus of Nazareth.
Indigo Bay & Bloor. 7pm. Free.
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