The road show that never ends finally reaches the promised land: Cape Breton, ancestral home of Sense of Place stalwart and Canadian literary great Alistair MacLeod. Join the original Sense of Place trio of Iain Baxter&, Nino Ricci, and Alistair MacLeod as they jig their way through the place that writer Ray Smith dubbed the thought-control centre of Canada.
SENSE OF PLACE: A CROSS BORDER EXHIBITION
Opening Reception & Special Event
March 20, 2012 6:00 – 9:30pm
An Evening with Alistair MacLeod, Nino Ricci and Iain Baxter&
Join us for a lively exchange between MacLeod, Ricci and Baxter& at the Boardmore Theatre on the theme of place. The presentation will be followed by an opening reception and book signing in the CBU Art Gallery. Meet the special guests and see the exhibition. Works by Ricci and MacLeod and Sense of Place exhibition catalogues will be available for sale. Free event.
March 21, 2012 1:00- 3:30pm
Join us for a special presentation for artists, writers, readers and students at the Boardmore Theatre. Alistair MacLeod, Nino Ricci and Iain Baxter& will enlighten audiences with readings and a discussion about creativity, art, place and identity, followed by an informal viewing of the exhibition at the CBU Art Gallery. Light refreshments will be served. Free event.