Kamloopa by Kim Senklip Harvey will be staged this summer! This co-production from Native Earth Performing Arts and Soulpepper runs from June 23 to July 24, 2022. Kamloopa follows three Indigenous women making their way to the biggest powwow on the West Coast. Sharp, witty, and irreverent, follow three unforgettable characters on their path to self discovery.
More information and ticket purchase here.
Native Earth Performing Arts and Soulpepper
Young Centre for Performing Arts
June 23 to July 24, 2022
There are multiple opportunities to catch Kirton at the Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival this year:
Jónína Kirton will be giving a solo reading of her poetry on Friday July 15th at 11:15 am PST. She will also be participating in a Main Stage Event on July 16th at 7:30 PM moderated by Stewart Goodings. Join Jónína Kirton along with Michael Christie and Peggy Herring as they discuss the role past stories play in their present writing.
The Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival runs from July 14 to July 17 2022. For more information on how to register, click here. Registration opens on May 15.
The Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival
Denman Island, BC
July 14 to 17, 2022
We are so pleased to announce that The Capilano Review will be having their 50th Anniversary Reading at the Polygon Gallery! Several Talonbooks authors including Catriona Strang and annie ross will be sharing their work in celebration of this milestone anniversary.
More information here.
The Capilano Review 50th Anniversary Reading
The Polygon Gallery
North Vancouver, BC
July 20, 2022
Cottagers and Indians by Drew Hayden Taylor takes the stage this summer at Blyth Festival 2022! Shortlisted for the 2020 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, Cottagers and Indians explores tensions between an Indigenous man seeking to repopulate the local lakes with wild rice and a non-Indigenous cottager who feels the wild rice is unsightly.
More info and ticket purchase here.
Cottagers and Indians
July 21 to August 6, 2022
This is a free event, more information and registration here.
Massy Arts Gallery
July 28, 2022