Tuesday, July 01, 2008

A Barbaric Reading & More

It's Scream in High Park time again and there appear to be more events than ever. See the full schedule of events here.

I'll be directly participating in the book length reading. This year it's Gwendolyn MacEwen's Breakfast for Barbarians, and I'll be reading sections from it along with Barry Callaghan, Louise Bak, and Lisa Foad.

The details:

Saturday, July 5, 2008 - 7:30pm

St Thomas's church/Parish hall, Huron St

383 Huron Street

Ticket deadline is July 2nd

Tickets are $35 and include a gourmet breakfast for dinner.


The night will begin with mimosas as an appetizer.

FIRST COURSE: assorted fresh-baked muffins, breads and scones, with a selection
of jams, honeys and butter, accompanied by fresh fruit.

SECOND COURSE: frittata with basil, tomato and smoked mozzarella, accompanied
by handmade artisanal sausages (optional) and a salad of mixed local greens.

THIRD COURSE: hot waffles drizzled with blueberry maple syrup sauce

I'll also likely to checking out the Alumni Night at the Supermarket in Kensington (Thursday, July 3rd), the Visual Poetry Salon (at Type Books on Friday, July 4th), and Kenny Goldsmith at the Boat in Kensington on Thursday, July 10th.

Here's the mainstage lineup for Monday the 14th:
Wayde Compton with Jason de Couto
Dani Couture
Claudia Dey
Sonnet L'Abbé
Ron Giii
David W. McFadden
Sina Queyras
Ray Robertson
Mariko Tamaki
Carl Wilson
Jacob Wren