Thursday, April 9, 2015

Lecture and reading by Drew Hayden Taylor, April 20, Burlington Central Library

A Different Drummer Books and Burlington Public Library invite you to a new session of the  Engaging Ideas lecture and discussion series, featuring one of Canada's most distinguished and delightful artists:

Drew Hayden Taylor
Me Artsy
Monday, April 20,  7 p.m.
Centennial Hall, Burlington Central Library,  2331 New Street, Burlington, Ontario (Map here.)

Honoured and highly accomplished in many fields, novelist, comedian, playwright, cultural commentator, broadcaster, filmmaker, and gifted and impassioned storyteller Drew Hayden Taylor visits Burlington to present his latest work.

Mr. Taylor conceived, edited and is one of fourteen contributors to Me Artsy, an anthology of piquant and witty essays by illustrious First Nations artists exploring their creative endeavours in a great variety of disciplines, including the fine arts, theatre, music, cuisine, fashion and film.

Drew Hayden Taylor
"Me Artsy not only sticks its big toe into the sea of aboriginal creativity, but also tries to understand why we decide to get our toes so wet." --Drew Hayden Taylor

"We are becoming the 'Indian' that we want to be ~ and the 'arts' are reflecting that." --Rose Stella, actor, singer, artistic director of The Centre for Indigenous Theatre and contributor to Me Artsy

Tickets are $10, available at A Different Drummer Books (513 Locust Street, Burlington) or at the Third Floor Information Desk at the Library.  To reserve seats, pl
ease contact (905) 639-0925 or

Note: Brian Henry has a “How to Write Great Characters” workshop coming up at the Burlington Central Library on July 11. Details here.

See Brian's full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Barrie, Brampton, Bolton, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge, Collingwood, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Niagara on the Lake, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Sudbury, Thessalon, Toronto, Windsor, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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