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Events: Winnipeg’s THIN AIR

September 19, 2010

I’ll be in Winnipeg as of Wednesday afternoon for events on Thursday and Friday at the THIN AIR authors festival—a classroom visit at Red River College, a U of W discussion panel, and the Mainstage “Poetry Bash” event. If you’re in town, I hope you can make it!

Mainstage info:

Friday, September 24, 8:00 pm

POETRY BASH!

Poets invent new paths through our language—and new languages for our paths…

kevin mcpherson eckhoff, Ariel Gordon, Nora Gould, Ignatius Mabasa, George Murray, Sina Queyras

The mainstage venue is the CanWest Global Performing Arts Centre (MTYP) located at The Forks

Tickets are $12/$10 for students and seniors; at the door

Rush seating, doors open at 7:30pm tickets

McNally Robinson Booksellers will be onsite to sell books.

U of W Panel Discussion information:

Friday, September 24, 2:30 – 4:00 pm

Convocation Hall, Wesley Hall; University of Winnipeg

PANEL: On the page, in the ether…

George Murray and Sina Queyras, with host Heather Milne

George Murray and Sina Queyras are accomplished poets who also have strong online presences as the forces behind bookninja.com and lemonhound.com respectively. How are writers talking to one another these days? How are they connecting with communities of readers?

Open to everyone; Admission is Free.

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2 comments

  1. Thanks for being a part of our first poetry show. We just left the show at Thin Air, and we were moved beyond words by everyone we saw.

    We is my two friends and I. We’re all slightly (very) nerdy, geeky, and we bonded over poetry. Performance poetry.

    Seeing a performance of poetry was enjoyable and inspiring and a bunch of other words I’d have to whip out the thesaurus to give you. I guess thank you will have to be enough.


  2. Thanks for the kind words! Next time come up and introduce yourself!
    G



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