The Secret Handshake Gallery’s summer 2019 group art exhibition will feature bill bissett, Frieda B, Carol Barbour, Jamie Barraclough, David Bateman, Mark Connery, Naomi Laufer, Cory Sever, and John Vlahos. More info here.
May 25 to September 25, 2019
170a Baldwin Street
Morris Panych’s The Shoplifters stars Alma, a seasoned career shoplifter who prefers the five-finger discount over some lousy seniors’ day deal. But it’s not just an empty wallet that leads Alma to a life of petty crime – it’s also her strong convictions about social justice and economic equality. More information here.
July 11 to August 18, 2019
at Theatre Baddeck
24 Queen Street
bill bissett will read with Doyali Islam at the Tranzac Club in Toronto for the Shab~e She’r reading series on Tuesday, July 30 at 7pm. Doors open at 6:15pm. Open mic sign-up starts at 6:30pm. Admission is $7–10. Bänoo Zan and Terese Pierre will host.
Tuesday, July 30
292 Brunswick Avenue
Talon author Jónína Kirton will be leading a workshop for teens at the Writing & Book Camp (August 12 to 16) at VPL’s Central Branch. More info here.
Who: For Writers, ages 11–16
Where: Central Library
When: August 12–16, 2019 @ 9am–3pm
Adeena Karasick at the Boog City 13 Arts Festival in New York. More info here.
Tuesday, September 24
Boog City 13 Arts Festival
Bowery Poetry Club and Unnameable Books
New York, NY
Adeena Karasick will present at the 67th Annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture Symposium. More info here.
Saturday October 12, 2019
“Speaking Jewish: The Talmudy Blues of Semantic and Semitic Environments”
67th Annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture Symposium: Communication in the 21st Century
Institute of General Semantics
Co-Sponsored by the New York Society for General Semantics and Media Ecology Association
15 West 43rd Street
New York, New York
See Tomson Highway’s “Songs in the Key of Cree,” featuring twelve songs taken from Rose ; The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito; The (Post) Mistress ; and The Sage, the Dancer, and the Fool, at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre.
Saturday, October 19, 2019
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre
440 Locust Street
Burlington ON, L7S 1T7
“Opening Doors – Vancouver’s East End” will be on at the Firehall Theatre from November 1 to 10, 2019. “Opening Doors” is a dramatization based on Daphne Marlatt and Carole Itter’s 1979 aural history of the neighborhood surrounding the Firehall building. Audiences will hear stories of the vibrant community created by those from many different cultural heritages and backgrounds. More info here.
November 1-10, 2019
280 East Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3
Cottagers and Indians takes a sincere and pragmatic look at the current conflicts between First Nations traditional water usage and property owners in cottage country who are looking to enjoy an undisturbed summer getaway. Written by Drew Hayden Taylor, an award-winning playwright, journalist, novelist and filmmaker, Cottagers and Indians had a successful debut at Tarragon Theatre in 2017. More info here.
November 26 to December 15, 2019
at the Great Canadian Theatre Company
300–1227 Wellington Street West
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
“A deft touch for mixing comedy and commentary in an entertaining all-Canadian form of social satire.“—Vancouver Sun