Performances

September 04, 2014 - September 20, 2014

Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun

A 35-year-old man with the mental capacity of a seven-year-old meets a pregnant young woman in crisis, and the two form a lasting friendship. This is a heartwarming story about people finding the nerve to take responsibility and about presevering against the odds.   A Comedy by Norm Foster  ...
September 24, 2014

01. Kingston WritersFest Opens With Wally Lamb

Click here to Buy Tickets to all Kingston WritersFest Events   Wally Lambwith Michael EnrightReading and Conversation   American author Wally Lamb and veteran broadcaster Michael Enright talk about the fictional truth—a hallmark of Wally's work—in four New York Times bestsellers including She's...
September 24, 2014 - September 28, 2014

KWF FESTIVAL PASS

$175  Buy early! Save Handling fees!   See more than 25 events with the KWF Festival Pass, including onstage readings, conversations, and panel discussions.   Available through the Grand Theatre Box Office only (online, by phone or in person.) Limited quantity. Please note: When ordering online, be...
September 25, 2014

02. Dangerous Acts

    Maggie de Vries Deborah Ellis Nancy Lee Readings & Conversation   Every act has a consequence. Maggie de Vries' novel Rabbit Ears is based on her sister's drug use and descent into prostitution. In The Age, Nancy Lee's protagonist Gerry finds belonging with a group of misfits planning a...
September 25, 2014

03. Sustainable Future

    Chris Turner Solo presentation   Chris Turner, international bestselling author of Planet Simpson, is one of Canada's leading writers and speakers on culture, politics, and environmental issues. Author of the Governor General's Award-nominated The Geography of Hope: A Tour of the World We Need...
September 25, 2014

04. Status Updates OR What Should I Do With My Life?

    Guillaume Morissette Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang Readings & Conversation   Guillaume Morisette's 26-year-old videogame designer in New Tab searches for meaning as he chronicles his own boredom, self-destruction, Facebook chats, and social anxiety. Status Update, Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang's poetry...
September 25, 2014

06. Write Who You Are

    Maggie de Vries TeensWrite! Master Class   Maggie de Vries, author of the bestselling memoir Missing Sarah, which recounts her private struggle with her sister's disappearance and murder, offers advice on how to give voice to what is most personal to us. From trauma or difficult times to...
September 25, 2014

05. The Future of Food: Urban Agriculture

    Jennifer Cockrall-King Solo Presentation   Join food writer and urban agriculture expert Jennifer Cockrall-King, author of Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution, as she takes us on a wide-angled tour of how forward-thinking cities are re-localizing their food. With a...
September 25, 2014

07. Shooting the Photo Essay

    Geoffrey James TeensWrite! Master Class   Governor General's Award-winning photographer Geoffrey James instructs camera users how to choose the right camera and lens, explains how to spot great images, and teaches how to understand sequencing and juxtaposition to take the most compelling...
September 25, 2014

08. Extreme Mean: Cyberabuse

    Paula Todd Solo Presentation   In Extreme Mean: Trolls, Bullies and Predators Online, award-winning journalist and investigative writer Paula Todd takes us into the dark world of cyberbullying, stalking, Facebook harassment, email trashing, and digital fraud. Paula explains how everyone is...

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