British comedians James Brown and Jamesy Evans are performing their award-winning production of 2 for Tea at the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse on Oct. 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Since debuting at the London Fringe Festival in June, 2 for Tea has quickly blossomed as a bona fide hit on the Canadian fringe theatre circuit, attracting sold out audiences and standing ovations and winning theatre awards in every city.
In addition, they will lead two physical comedy workshops at the Arts Building on Oct. 12 — Clown Embodiment and Impulses from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Self & Audience Awareness from 1:30 to 3 p.m.
England’s critically acclaimed surreal physical comedy duo lures you into their “delightfully bizarre” world with their innocence and “endearing chemistry.”
Their respective idiosyncrasies and the peculiar formalities of their tea rituals bring vitality to the mundane, turning an ordinary tea party into a fantastic wonderland of stimulation and play.
Tickets are $15 for adults ($10 for children under 12), available at Strait Music in Sechelt, Gaia’s Fair Trade in Gibsons and MELOmania in Roberts Creek.
See more details at JamesandJamesy.com.
This Saturday, Oct. 5, Fibreworks Studio and Gallery will launch Elin Noble’s exhibition, Vox Stellarum, silk itajime panels.
Opening reception is from 2 to 4 p.m. All are welcome. Fibreworks Studio and Gallery is at 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway in Madeira Park. See www.fibreworksgallery.com for more details.
The Gibsons Live Poet Society announces the start of their fall season.
All the readings, as in the recent past, will take place at the Gibsons Public Art Gallery and will start at 7 p.m.
This Saturday, Oct. 5, the first reader of the season will be Sharon Thesen. She is currently faculty at UBC Okanagan and has published many books of poetry.
See http://gibsonspoets.ca for more.
Coast authors Theresa Kishkan and John Pass (High Ground Press) will be participants at the Alcuin Wayzgoose Printing Fair on Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Vancouver Public Library.
They'll have letterpress broadsheets and chapbooks they have published going back to the '80s, as well as trade editions of their own books available. Admission is free.
India book launch
Author Heather Conn will be doing a mini-reading this Sunday, Oct. 6, in Vancouver at a book launch for the anthology, Emails from India: Women Write Home.
About eight of the 30 contributors, including Conn, will be reading excerpts.
The book, edited by Janis Harper, is published by Seraphim Editions of Ontario. The People’s Co-op Bookstore will be handling book sales and signings by the writers. The event will be from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Café Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial Drive. There’s a wonderful humanitarian aspect to it: Seraphim is donating a dollar from the sale of each book to World Literacy Canada, a non-profit organization promoting women’s literacy in India.
Jess Hart release
Roberts Creek singer Jess Hart has just released her new single, To the Liquor Store (On Time). Hart gets you there in two short minutes with the new single that is so fun you will want to listen to it twice. The digital release is now available on iTunes and Amazon and through several popular cloud services such as Spotify, Deezer and Simfy. Visit www.jesshart.com for information about upcoming releases. The recording has already been licensed for broadcast on Canadian cable television.
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