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Sunday, January 08, 2006

upcoming lit events

STORIES FROM THE AGES welcomes listeners to its twelfth season of Sunday evening tellings of epic, myth and romance. On Sunday January 8 you will hear the first of four evenings devoted to The King of Ireland’s Son, a tapestry of Irish folk tales woven into a grand adventure by the master tale-spinner, Padraic Colum. The tellers are on January 8 are Catherine Sheehan and Gail Anglin. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for food, drink and conversation, and the telling begins at 7:00 Admittance is free. Donations ($7.00 suggested) are welcomed.
Tree Reading Series 7:30 pm. Royal Oak II, 161 Laurier Ave. East January 10 - Jon Paul Fiorentino
OTTAWA LAUNCH: Shift & Switch: New Canadian Poetry edited by derek bealieu, Jason Christie, and Angela Rawlings, Mercury Press
Join host, Shift & Switch editor, Angela Rawlings for an evening of readings from Shift & Switch contributors including: Jon Paul Fiorentino, Max Middle, a. rawlings, Rob Read, and Mark Truscott. 7:30 PM 13 JANUARY 2006 Mother Tongue Books 1067 Bank Street Ottawa
Admission free. Seating limited. info:
Bywords Warms The Night III Time and Place: January 15 at 2:00 pm. Chapters, 47 Rideau StreetPhone: 230-4045 Web: Email: annual fundraiser for Cornerstone Shelter-bring woolens to warm the nights of the homeless; readers from the winter BQJ and the winter quarter of; with musical guest
Reading – Phil Jenkins When: Sunday, January 15, 2006 Location: Swizzles Bar & Grill, 246-B Queen St., Between Kent and Bank Streets Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m. What we often forget about when we walk about this city is the vistas we look out upon were created by remarkable men and women. Award winning historian, playwright, columnist, and nationally bestselling writer Phil Jenkins comes to Dusty Owl to share his love and passion for Ottawa. On Sunday, January 15th he will move us through his chosen spaces, making characters and events rise up from the mists to tell their stories.
The Golden Star Lounge continues to feature world-class artists who represent the very best in spoken word poetry.
At the end of January, as we lead into Black History Month, the Golden Star Lounge brings you an outstanding artist whose razor-sharp perspectives from the point of view of African Canadian youth have rocked the Canadian cultural scene. A spell-binding performer, whose poetry is characterized by his straight-speaking grassroots style, witty turns-of-phrase, sizzling erotic verse, and scathing social commentary, our feature performer, from Toronto DWAYNE MORGAN Saturday, January 28, 2006 THE MERCURY LOUNGE 56 Byward Street 7:30 PM - 10:00PM Admission $8.00


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