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Reading: “Dream Catcher 23”, Sun Nov 29, 2 pm

November 5th, 2009
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dreamcatcher23.jpgDream Catcher 23, the first British literary anthology in fifteen years to focus on Canadian writing, is now available in Canada. One of several readings to celebrate is being held at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street, Hamilton, Sunday Nov 29 at 2:00 pm. Readers include Lucy Brennan, Domenico Capilongo, James Deahl, Donna Langevin, Chris Panell.
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Event, Literary, Spoken Word

Storytelling: Chiarelli’s “Boccaccio”, Nov 27 & 28

November 5th, 2009
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Charly_Boccaccio.jpgCharly Chiarelli comes back for a special weekend of storytelling at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street. Two shows: Friday November 27 and Saturday November 28 at 8 pm. Tickets $10. Call 905-543-8512.
Charly takes some sexy tales from the famous 14th century storyteller Giovanni Boccaccio, and gives them a Hamilton twist, interspersed with some demon harmonica playing.  Boccaccio’s collection of one hundred allegorical and often bawdy stories, The Decameron, was written in 1350. Charly performed some of these stories at the recent FOOL Festival of Oral Literatures in Toronto, and we asked him to try them on us. He’ll be adding some new ones as well. Read more…

Event, Literary, Spoken Word