Gals and Good Times

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Calgary Public Library, John Dutton Theatre

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 09:30

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 11:00

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http://www.wordfest.com/event/gals-and-good-times/

Featuring: Ali Bryan, Cathy Marie Buchanan, Lynn Coady, Leanne Shirtliffe and Cassie Stocks. Unforgettable storytellers start off the day with love and laughter as they delve into the desires, foibles and obsessions of the characters in their books. Coffee by Caffé Beano served before the event. Shared through the hilarious, honest and often poignant perspective of a single mother, Roost by Ali Bryan is the story of a woman learning about motherhood while grieving the loss of her own mother. Cathy Marie Buchanan’s The Painted Girls follows two remarkable sisters who discover salvation in the Paris Opera in 1878. With astonishing range and depth, Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist Lynn Coady presents an unforgettable collection of new stories in Hellgoing. Leanne shirtLiFFe is the author of Don’t Lick the Minivan and Other Things I Thought I’d Never Say to My Kids. In Dance, Gladys, Dance, Cassie Stocks tells the uplifting story of a woman whose uncanny connection with a kindred spirit causes her to see her life as anything but ordinary. Tickets: $25 15% discount for seniors, students and Friends of CJSW
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