The Hamilton Storytelling Circle will be meeting on May 28 at 730pm, Temple Anshe Sholom, 215 Cline Avenue North, Hamilton
Please bring a story, a listening ear, a friend, or all three.
I look forward to seeing you there.
The Brant Taletellers Guild Storytellers meeting will be at, The Station Coffee House & Gallery, 5 Wadsworth St., Wednesday, 02-May-2012 @ 7:00PM to 8:30PM
The Station Coffee House & Gallery is at the Via Train Station in Brantford
Following is the web site link http://www.brantfordstationgallery.ca/
This month’s suggested theme is, Family Stories (Real or Imagined) More »
Public Event ˇ By Annette Paiement
Friday, June 15, 2012, 8:00pm until 11:00pm
AGH Design Annex, 118 James Street North
Christopher Charles and Kae Sun perform a solo set of accoustic music and a set of songs together. More »
The Brant Taletellers Guild Storytellers meeting will be at, The Station Coffee House & Gallery, 5 Wadsworth St., Wednesday, 04-April-2012 @ 7:00PM to 8:30PM. This month’s suggested theme is, Tall Tales and Tricksters.
The Station Coffee House & Gallery is at the Via Train Station in Brantford. Following is the web site link http://www.brantfordstationgallery.ca/
If you have a different theme story you wish to tell, please share it. More »
GritLIT 2012 is just a week away. (March 28th to April 1st) We certainly hope to see you all there.
We have some amazing events happening this year. Saturday night’s reading revolves around books and music and the readers are Robert J. Wiersema (who will present his memoir about growing up to Bruce Springsteen’s music with the help of local musician Anne Marie Pavlov) and Sylvia Tyson. Yes…that Sylvia Tyson, of Ian and Sylvia, CBC radio, the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. She will be reading from her first novel and performing some of the songs it inspired. I promise you, this is the hottest $10 ticket in town. More »
GritLIT 2012 is fast approaching, and we still havent told you about whos coming. The entire committee, in fact, has been sworn to secrecy for months. Heres why.
On February 16th, we are having a party, and you are all invited. Its at the fabulous, brand new Baltimore House on King William Street, and well open the doors at 7:00pm. This is where we will be announcing the line-up for gritLIT 2012 and there are some exciting events to announce! More »
CTR 148, Fall 2011, Artists and Communities is now available online
Edited by Kim Renders, Julie Salverson, and Jenn Stephenson
In this issue, contributors dig into the fertile ground of the artist and community theatrical collaboration. Our choice to focus on artists reflects a shift in how this work is placed within arts and culture funding bodies, neighbourhoods and organizations, and among artists. This field has now attracted the ardour of the mainstream. More »
Dear Friends of gritLIT:
Programming for gritLIT 2012 is underway, and next years festival promises to be just as exciting and thought-provoking as ever. We are also planning something new for next year an invitation-only festival program party in February where we will celebrate the upcoming gritLIT festival and announce our line-up for 2012. Dont ask us about it before then. The committee has been sworn to secrecy! More »
Time Sunday, October 30 ˇ 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Location Gallery on the Bay
Created By Gallery on the Bay
Peter Behrens (The OBriens) National Bestseller
Lynn Coady (The Antagonist) 2011 Giller Prize Nominee
Patrick DeWitt (The Sisters Brothers) 2011 Giller Prize Nominee
Stephen Kelman (Pigeon English) 2011 Booker Prize Nominee More »
Bryan Prince Bookseller is pleased to announce an evening of magic and memory with
reading from his new novel, NATURAL ORDER
reading from her debut novel, THE NIGHT CIRCUS More »
Our new book on the Burlington/Hamilton beach area, Memories of the Beach Strip, has just been released! The beach strip is one of the most unique pieces of land, anywhere. It has served as an Indian trail, summer resort area and later as a year-round community. The pages of Memories of the Beach Strip paint a vivid picture of the Beach through the years.
To order your copy of Memories of the Beach Strip at a special limited time introductory price of $17.47(regular price $24.95), please visit our website at http://www.canadianheritagebooks.com. More »
“But I urge you to not be afraid, the title might put you off some” utters Tamara Lynn Robert in the first few minutes of Psycho Bitch. But that is precisely why she wrote this one woman show, because silence, shame and fear still surround mental illness. Robert’s play explores her own internalized stigma that led her to refusing the very treatment that would later save her life. Although it is a very serious topic, Robert speckles her story with humour and engaging story telling. More »
Brant Taletellers Guild presents
Canadian Tales and Tunes
Friday, June 17, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.
Lorne Brown is a singer of old songs and a teller of old tales. A storytelling elder, he has sung and told his stories all across Canada and abroad. A co-founder of The Storytellers School of Toronto, Lorne is also co-artistic director of the Legless Stocking Company. More »
Saturday April 30, 2010 from 9 am 5pm
In the Carnegie Commons, Lobby, the Studio & the atrium of the library
Wayzgoose is our celebration of the art of the handmade book! Each year on the last Saturday in April practitioners of traditional book related crafts including letterpress printers, printmakers, paper makers and hand bookbinders gather at the gallery to present their work to the public, renew connections with colleagues and share their expertise with the next generation of artists and artisans. More »
The Hamilton Storytelling Circle will be meeting on April 11th at 7:30, at Temple Anshe Sholom.
Ellen Jaffe requests that you bring a donation for the food bank, which you can leave just inside the front door.
I look forward to seeing you there.
Oakville Galleriesâ Youth Council Year-End Exhibition and Book Launch
June 3 â June 5, 2011
Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square
Opening and book launch: Friday, June 3, 6 pm to 10 pm
Join Oakville Galleriesâ Youth Council for their end-of-year exhibition and book launch. More »
FEBRUARY 11th, 2010
Labour Lounge Remixed: Super Phat Nish vs. Red Slam Collective
@ WAHC 51 Stuart St. Hamilton, ON
7pm-10pm More »
Can you think of a better way of warming up the winter than an evening of storytelling?
Neither can I!
Please join us on January 17 at 730 at the Temple. (Temple Anshe Sholom, 215 Cline Avenue North)
I look forward to seeing you there.
We invite you to attend a very special storytelling event which will take place in Baden, Ontario on April 18th, the 102nd anniversary of Alice Kane’s birth.Â Some of you know that Alice Kane is really the person who started it all in Canada – the revival of oral storytelling as an art form.Â Alice Kane’s voice is to be preserved on a set of CDs created by StorySave, a project of Storytellers of Canada – Conteurs du Canada, the eighth voice to be thus preserved. Â More »
March 17, 2010: It may be St. Patrickâs Day, but here at gritLIT weâre too busy reading books to get out and raise a glass at the nearest pub. With gritLIT only three weeks away itâs time to share some of our excitement about this yearâs incredible line-up.
Friday night we have Colin McAdam reading from his Giller nominated book Fall, and Giller prize-winning author Bonnie Burnard reading from her latest work Suddenly. More »
Eric Siblin will read from his bestselling book The Cello Suites: J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece. Rachel Mercer will perform selections from the Suites on the 1696 âBonjourâ Stradivarius cello, awarded by the Canada Council. Tickets are $40 ($25 for students), at 1-866-460-LJYO, at the Capitol Theatre (1-800-434-5092) & at Furby House Books (905-885-7296). Proceeds to support La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra.
gritLIT is having a party and you’re invited!
Join us for a night of good food, live music and readings by: Krista Foss, Ross Pennie, Marilyn Gear Pilling and John Terpstra. Come on Thursday, March 11th to our pre-festival fundraiser and launch party. A $10 ticket gets you readings, live music, good food and conversation PLUS a chance to win books by every author attending this year’s festival! More »
The next meeting of the Hamilton Storytelling Circle will take place on February 22 at 7:30 pm in the downstairs lounge, Temple Anshe Sholom, 215 Cline Avenue North, Hamilton. We are meeting on this date as the third Monday in February is Family Day in Ontario.
Feb 20th at 7 pm at the Discovery Centre an evening with award winning author LAWRENCE HILL who wrote the Book of Negroes which is being so widely read. The author will read from his book and sign copies which are on sale. Tickets $30 includes wine and cheese. I think this will sell out fast. To order tickets phone the centre at 905 526 7356.
Festitalia isÂ a month-long celebration of the tastes, sounds and passion of Italy and the Italian community in Hamilton.Â For event details, go to:
www.festitalia.ca/calendar.aspÂ Â Performance highlights include:
Rita Chiarelli at The Pearl Company, 16 Steven Street, Sept 11 at 8:30 pm
Selina & her papa Charly Chiarelli at Westside Concert Theatre, Sept 12 at 6:30 pm
Guitar Masters at The Pearl Company, Sept. 13 at 3:00
Silvio Camilleri at The Pearl Company, Sept. 18 at 8:30
La Perla Strings, at The Pearl Company, Sept. 19 at 8:30
Luca Ciarla, jazz violin, at The Pearl Company, Sept. 23 at 8:30
Chamber Works at Lincoln Alexander Centre, Crowne Plaza, Oct 4 at 7 pm More »