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February 11, 2012

Sultans of String / Tracy Hamon & Writers' Panel

February 16, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant, 1120 Grant Ave.
$20 in advance ($25 at the door), and are available at Prairie Ink Restaurant. 
Call 975-2659 for more info and to purchase your tickets.

2010 JUNO Award nominees and "Canada’s ambassadors of musical diversity" Sultans of String thrill their audiences with their global sonic tapestry of Spanish Flamenco, Arabic folk, Cuban rhythms, and French Manouche Gypsy-jazz, celebrating musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity. 

Fiery violin dances with rumba-flamenco guitar while a funky bass lays down unstoppable grooves. Acoustic strings meet with electronic wizardry to create layers and depth of sound, while world rhythms excite audiences to their feet with the irresistible need to dance. 

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February 18, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
Advice for New Writers Panel and Q&A hosted by Ariel Gordon.

Tracy Hamon was born in Regina, SK. She holds a BA Hon and an MA in English. Her poetry has appeared in numerous Canadian literary magazines and anthologies. Her first book of poetry, This Is Not Eden, was a finalist for two Saskatchewan Book Awards. Portions of Interruptions in Glass won the 2005 City of Regina Writing Award, and was also shortlisted for two book awards in the 2010 Saskatchewan Book Awards.

Her current manuscript about painter Egon Schiele focuses on ekphrasis. In addition to her work as a poet, Tracy is president of the Sage Hill Writing Experience’s Board of Directors, is the program manager for the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild.  She founded the Vertigo Reading Series in Regina. 

Moderator Ariel Gordon is a Winnipeg-based writer and editor.

Phone 204-475-0483
(Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)

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