Thursday, September 14, 2006

Single Onion Wed Sept 20, Cafe Koi, 9 p.m.: K.L. McKay, Shone Abet, Laurie Fuhr, Trevor Tchir (music)

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WHO: The Single Onion Poetry Night #47

WHAT: A night of poetry, prose, music and mayhem. With poetry by K.L. McKay, Shone Abet, Laurie Fuhr and hosted by Kirk Miles. With music by Trevor Tchir

WHEN: Wednesday, September 20th, at 9 PM

WHERE: Café Koi, #100 – 1011 1st Street SW

COST: Free due to our sponsors Brew Brothers, Fitter First, Dean Stanton, The League of Canadian Poets, The Triangle Gallery, Canada Council for the Arts and Slivers.net

THE READERS:

K.L. McKay arrives to Edmonton via Ottawa. Her first collection of poems is “Barefoot Through the Pickybushes”. She also has a chapbook published through the Olive Reading Series. K.L. is the founding editor of Spire Poetry Poster, a monthly broadside series since 2003. Once a week for three years, K.L. co-hosted the Café Nostalgica
Poetry and Music Open Stage along with folk musician Trevor Tchir.

Shone Abet comes from a long line of artists, poets and generally creative folk. She currently resides in the city of Calgary, where by day she lives the life of an eclectic office professional and by night the life of a poet, spoken word performer, author, and queer activist. She is performing at the Stellar Femme Fest www.stellarfemmefest.ca and in the upcoming Calgary MultiArts Variety Show, September 23rd at The Soda Lounge.

Laurie Fuhr has lived in Germany, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and Cold Lake, AB.
Her poems have been published in anthologies such as evergreen: 6 new poets (Black Moss Press 2002) and in publications across Canada. Laurie hosts the first ever Calgary MultiArts Variety Show ask her about it she is sure to plug it.

MUSICIAN: Trevor Tchir has been writing and playing songs about the people and places of Canada for the past ten years. He completed a 25 date solo tour from Alberta to Newfoundland, his first cross-Canada venture. His third and most recent album is "Wooden Castles Fall”.

Single Onion happens (usually) the third Thursday of the month, ten times a year. Our event schedule can always be found at: http://www.singleonion.com/calendar.html Look for Christian Bok in October and David Bateman in November!

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