Archive for October, 2013

  • Presentation Series: Miriam Clavir

    MURDER IN THE MUSEUM NOVELIST SPEAKS AT TOUCHSTONES NELSON MONDAY OCTOBER 28 AT 7:30 P.M. Murder mystery fans and fiction buffs won’t want to miss a pre-Hallowe’en free reading by Vancouver author Miriam Clavir from her novel Insinuendo: Murder in the Museum at Touchstones Nelson Museum of Art and History, 502 Vernon St., on Monday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m.  Costumes are optional at the reading, part of this fall’s Oxygen Art Centre’s Presentation Series.   Clavir is no stranger to the inside of museums, having spent her career as

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  • Presentation Series: FALL-WINTER

    PRESENTATION SERIES: FALL-EARLY WINTER 2013-14  Fri., Oct. 4, 7:30 PM, Oxygen Art Centre: Vernon editor, graphic designer and novelist Corinna Chong reads from her new novel, Belinda’s Rings.  (More info click here)   Mon., Oct. 28, 7:30 PM, lobby of Touchstones Museum & Art Gallery, 502 Vernon St.: A Hallowe’en special–Vancouver’s Miriam Clavir reads from her murder mystery, Insinuendo: Murder in the Museum. (More info click here)   Fri, Nov. 8, 7:30 PM, Oxygen Art Centre: joint book launch featuring two local authors/local publishers–Ellen Burt of Argenta launches her memoir/essays

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  • Presentation Series: Corinna Chong

    Kelowna author Corinna Chong, whose highly praised debut novel Belinda’s Rings has been called “a vital vibrant gem” by Canadian fiction writer Mark Anthony Jarman, will give a reading at Nelson’s Oxygen Art Centre on Friday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. “The story of a mother running out on her family is nothing new in CanLit,” wrote the Globe and Mail about Chong’s novel, “nor are portraits of a zany and off-kilter families. But Corinna Chong’s treatment of these archetypes has produced something as vibrant as it is original.” Chong’s

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