1. In honour of her 100th - Saturday, June 4:
Sandra Barry will sign Elizabeth Bishop: Nova Scotia’s "Home-Made" Poet, noon-1:30 p.m., at Chapters, Bayers Lake, and 2:30-4 p.m. at Coles, Halifax Shopping Centre.
"I love a) the interview with Bishop in the Paris Review, b) her "Moose poem" and c) the one about the village that I quote in my second novel.
Arts and the Sea: A Celebration
Wednesday, June 8th, 7-10 pm
Location: Scotiabank Auditorium, McCain Building, Dalhousie University, 6135 University Avenue
Ocean-Inspired Artists include:
Kathy Mac, poet
Dusan Kadlec, painter
Donna Morrissey, author
Scott Macmillan, composer
Jennyfer Brickenden, librettist
Hosted by Paul Kennedy (of CBC Ideas) Admission is free, with a reception and cash bar to follow the event. For more information, please call 494-1977 or visit www.dal.ca/ioihfx
Thursday, June 9th.
The Halifax Monk Writers meet at my house, 7 pm.
Please contact me through website for more information.
From the Coast:
"Painter Jonathan Johnson goes for the abstract aesthetic in his latest exhibition titled New Paintings. . ."
Most pieces focus on Canadian cities with the notable exception of the beautiful Paris scene on the left called View from Pont Neuf.
To June 17, Gallery Page & Strange, 1869 Granville Street, 422-8995
Great weekend to one & all,