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September 30, 2017

Final Words in the Park

Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Organization: Saskatchewan Writers Guild

Location: Mainstage, City Square Plaza

Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild, along with Vertigo Reading Series, Regina Farmers’ Market and Regina Downtown Business Improvement District, are pleased to host the final Words in the Park on Saturday, September 30th from 11 AM – 1PM at the mainstage in the City Square Plaza. Support local readings from Ven Bergamurdre, Danica Lorer, Cat Abenstein and a performance by Riva Ferrel Racette! We encourage everyone to wear an orange shirt for National Orange Shirt Day honouring residential school survivors.

The event is free and all are welcome.

Performers for the event will be:

Ven Begamudré was born in South India and came to Canada when he was six. His work has appeared in Canada, the United States, the Netherlands, and Scotland. Extended Families: A Memoir of India is his ninth book.

Cat Burns is a queer spoken word artist and community organizer born and raised in the Queen City. A three time member of the Regina Word Up Poetry Slam team, founder of Regina Word Up Youth Stage and plays coach/mentor/workshop leader to youth with an interest in self-expression. She believes strongly in the power of our Selves and is often untangling too many thoughts at the same time. General Manager of a nonprofit organization, the Creative City Centre, Cat is an enthusiastic observer and appreciator of arts, community and the d dizzying magic found at its intersection. 

Danica Lorer's last name lives in the word explorer. She has always lived in Saskatchewan, where she finds adventure in fields, forests, riverbanks, cities, small towns and libraries. Over the past 15 years as a professional storyteller, Danica's favourite listeners have been 0-103 years old.


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