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Join fellow readers the last Friday of every month, 12 noon, for our lively discussion about books, movies, culture, current events and anything else that pops up for discussion. Lots of fun and everyone welcome.
On September 25th, we’ll be looking into another recent Canada Reads winner, Carmen Aguirre’s captivating memoir of the Chilean revolution, Something Fierce. We’ll also be keeping some room for fiction, with Gavin Extence’s The Universe Versus Alex Woods, an emotional romp with a teenager coming of age and an older man with a particular request.
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Date: Thursday - February 28 2013 Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Location: Regina - Central Adult Program: Something Fierce: A Reading by Carmen Aguirre Description: Actor and author Carmen Aguirre, currently appearing in Blue Box at the Globe Theatre, will read from her darkly comic work, Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter, winner of Canada Reads 2012. A gripping story of love, war and resistance, the book is a rare first-hand account of revolutionary life. Reception to follow the reading; copies of Something Fierce will be available for purchase. Everyone welcome. Registration required. For more information on Carmen’s play, Blue Box, visit www.globetheatrelive.com or call 525-6400. Part of RPL’s Freedom to Read Week series of programming. Program Type: Adults Public Note: This program takes place at RPL's Film Theatre, Central Library. (starfishian)… (mais)
Date: Wednesday - February 27 2013 Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Regina - Central Adult Program: Carmen Aguirre presents "Quinceanera" Description: Carmen Aguirre, author of "Something Fierce", and actor, currently appearing in Blue Box at the Globe Theatre, will introduce "Quinceañera", in which she plays the role of Aunt Silvia, at the RPL Film Theatre at 6:30 pm. Carmen will talk briefly about the film and answer questions before the 7:00 pm screening. Registration not required. For more information on Carmen’s play, Blue Box, visit www.globetheatrelive.com or call 525-6400. Part of RPL’s Freedom to Read Week series of programming. Program Type: Adults Public Note: This program takes place at RPL's Film Theatre, Central Library. (starfishian)… (mais)
NVCL Local Author Series - Carmen Aguirre & Sylvia Taylor
A program for adults Friday September 30 3:00 pm-4:30 pm Free Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Rooms, Lower Level Central Library 350 West Georgia Street Come celebrate Public Lending Rights' 25th Anniversary with a reading by Vancouver-based theatre artist and writer Carmen Aguirre. Carmen has written and co-written eighteen plays, including the Dora Mavor Moore Award nominated, The Refugee Hotel. This reading takes place on the first day of Culture Days, an annual celebration of Canada's rich and diverse culture. For more information please contact VPL - Literature and Social Science at 604-331-3738 (starfishian)… (mais)