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April 8, 2012

Aqua Books: Nominee Readings / Jordan Klassen / Beautiful Lies

Manitoba Book Awards Nominee Readings
April 14 at 4:00 pm to April 23 at 7:00 pm

Come to Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street, as they celebrate some of the great Manitoba writers. 

April 14 4 pm Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction
April 17 7 pm Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction
April 19 7 pm Michael Van Rooy Award for Genre Fiction
April 21 4 pm Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book
April 23 7 pm Aqua Lansdowne Prize for Poetry / Prix Lansdowne de poésie

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Jordan Klassen | Andy Shauf | Claire Morrison

April 16, 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
$10/$5 students

Jordan Klassen makes music built out of pure imagination. Kindness, a 4 song EP, introduces rich and full-bodied singing alongside his now ubiquitous falsetto. 

Gracefully dramatic enough to be featured in Catch .44, an upcoming film starring 
Bruce Willis & Forrest Whitaker, and joining other Klassen creations which have found 
their ways onto television series, including USA Network’s Royal Pains, and the upcoming 
iTunes version of late 90s TV show Felicity.
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Beautiful Lies II: Rayannah Kroeker | Margaret Howison | Tim Elias

April 22, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
$10/$5 Students

An evening of original songs from singer-storytellers Rayannah Kroeker, Margaret Howison and Tim Elias. 

The intimate setting of the Aqua Books theatre is a perfect place to hear these musical stories. Each song is individual, personal, and equal part truth and lie. 

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