Name of series: I Love to Read Kickoff
Venue:Faculty of Education, I Love to Read Month
Contact person(phone/e-mail):[log in to unmask]
How long has it been on the go?:two years
What goes on there?:Faculty of Education professors read children's books to education students in the Cafe at the Faculty. Some singing to promote literacy is also involved.This year I wrote a "rap" song.
s.d. king wrote:
>I'm forwarding this from a friend of mine. He is putting together a list
>of live readings that happen across the country, and trying to get a
>regular segment on CBC radio. Please pass it on to anyone you know who
>organizes readings, attends readings, or who might know someone who
>Hi all readings people,
>My name is Kevin Hehir and I live in St. John's, NF. I have been
>organizing readings for about ten years in londonOnt, Ottawa, Banff,
>Quebec City and now here in St. John's. The readings have featured some
>on this list(and probably on some of the lists that this gets forwarded
>to) and people from all over the country. I have hosted Governor
>General Award winners and first time readers on the same night. I have
>done shows in galleries, pubs, classrooms, parks and clubs.
>So what? Well...
>I am putting together a directory of reading events across the country.
>There is a possibility that the CBC would feature a weekly segment that
>broadcast short readings from live shows. I have to show the big wigs in
>Toronto that there is enough activity in Canada to sustain a weekly
>segment. I know that there is. You know that there is. Help me convince
>them that there is.
>Spoken word, language writing, sound poetry, slam, whatever.
>So far I have been in touch with some folks in Winnipeg, Ottawa, Calgary,
>Vancouver, and Montreal and I want to hear from you. I know that in some
>communities there are sporadic readings so if you know of any coming up let
>me know so that I can make a calender. Ultimately though I am looking
>some sort of sustained/sustainable event that run for most of the year.
>I am especially having trouble finding people in Atlantic Canada.
>Please e-mail me with any questions and send feel forward this to any you
>think would be interested.
>Send replies and inquiries directly to me at [log in to unmask]
>Thanks so much,
>Here is what I need to know:
>Name of series:
>How long has it been on the go?:
>What goes on there?:
>for example here is my submission -
>City: St. John's, NF
>Name of series: readings/listenings
>Venue:The Ship Inn
>Frequency: second Monday of every month
>Contact person(phone/e-mail): Kevin Hehir (709)[log in to unmask]
>Website: not yet
>How long has it been on the go?:10 months
>Average crowd: 40-60 people
>What goes on there?: two sets of two scheduled readers for 10-15 minutes
> each then an open mic
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