July 6, 2010

Aqua Books: Soapbox Open Mic

Every third Tuesday of the month, Aqua Books presents an open mic series Soapbox, hosted by Bookstore Owner Kelly Hughes. 

Soapbox starts at 7:00 p.m. and consists of two open mic sets and a short break in between.

On Thursday, July 8 the Aqua Books Emerging Writer-in-Residence, hannah_g, will be featured.  She is a visual artist and writer who was born in Billericay, England.  Her practice centres around stories and intervention in order to engender enchantment in everyday life.  hannah is currently the programmer of the artist-run centre, aceartinc.

This is Winnipeg's only cross-genre open mic series.  Bring your fiction, memoirs, fragments, poetry, songs and anything you've written for your 4 minutes of fame.

Also, check out Ariel Gordon's blog

Ariel said, "Stories are important for a community to understand, own and be enchanted with the place in which it lives and works.  It is my intention with the Sidewalk Constellations project to create narratives which go some way to celebrate, record, archive and make accessible the contemporary mythologies."

Have a great day.  How can you miss - you're in Winnipeg!

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