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What's The Big Idea - Catherine Hernandez: Scarbourough

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Thursday, 25 April 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

What's The Big Idea - Catherine Hernandez: Scarbourough

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RSVP 25 Apr 2019 $30.00 $1.19 $4.05

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Catherine Hernandez's debut novel Scarborough (Arsenal Pulp Press), is a moving multi-voiced story about a neighbourhood that refuses to fall apart in the face of poverty and crime. Weaving together the stories of three children growing up in difficult circumstances with the stories of three adults who are doing their best to help them out, Scarborough is a vibrant and emotional novel.

Moderating a discussion with Catherine and the audience will be Ronald Cummings, Assistant Professor, Brock University.

 Catherine Hernandez is a proud queer woman of colour, radical mother, activist, theatre practitioner, award-winning author, and the Artistic Director of b current performing arts. Her one-woman show, The Femme Playlist, premiered at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in 2014 as part of the afterRock Play Series co-produced by b current, Eventual Ashes and Sulong Theatre. She has served playwright residencies at Theatre Passe Muraille, Carlos Bulosan Theatre, Shaw Festival Theatre, Blyth Festival Theatre, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and Nightswimming Theatre. Her plays Kilt Pins and Singkil were published by Playwright’s Canada Press. Scarborough won the Jim Wong-Chu Award for the unpublished manuscript, was shortlisted for the Toronto Book Awards and Evergreen Forest of Reading Award and longlisted for Canada Reads. Catherine was named one of 17 Writers to Watch by CBC Books.


Price: $30* per session 

Student rate: $15 at the door 

All events start at 7:00 pm and run until 9:00 pm unless otherwise noted

 

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Price includes light snacks and one glass of wine

 

Free parking

 

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Henry of Pelham Estate Winery
1469 Pelham Road
St. Catharines, ON L2R 6P7
Canada

Thursday, 25 April 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)


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