Nino Ricci interviews Judith Keenan, the producer of Paul Quarrington: Life in Music, a documentary that charts the final year of Quarrington’s life. Friday, November 5th, 2010, from 2:30 pm – 3:40 pm, in the Wilkinson Room of the Art Gallery of Windsor, 401 Riverside Dr. W. (519-977-0013). Part of Bookfest Windsor 2010.
The 2010 Kingston WritersFest opens with a tribute to the late Paul Quarrington. Nino joins Dave Bidini, Wayson Choy, Kim Moritsugu, Stuart Ross, Steven Heighton, Dan Hill, Cordelia Strube, Jim Garrard, Judith Keenan, and the Porkbelly Futures for an evening of reminiscence and story celebrating a legacy that includes Paul’s posthumously released CD The Songs and memoir Cigar Box Banjo.
7:30 – 10:30 pm on Wednesday, September 22 in the Regina Rosen Auditorium of the Grand Theatre, 218 Princess Street, Kingston.
Guelph’s The BookShelf hosts a grab-bag literary night in which Trillium Award winners and nominees past and present combine a teaser for September’s Eden Mills Literary Festival with a tribute to one of the festival’s stalwarts, the late Paul Quarrington. Nino joins Alexandra Leggat, Susan Holbrook and Cordelia Strube. 7 PM on Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 in The BookShelf’s EBar, 41 Quebec Street, Guelph, Ontario. 519-821-3311.
The 2010 Stephen Leacock Summer Festival finishes off with the Paul Quarrington Levee, with readings by Joe Kertes, Antanas Sileika, Kim Moritsugu, and Nino Ricci, a screening of Paul Quarrington: Life in Music, and a live performance by Paul’s band Porkbelly Futures. Sunday, July 25th, 2010 at 2 PM, on the grounds of the Leacock Museum overlooking beautiful Lake Couchiching. Afterwards join Paul’s lifelong friend Dan Hill in concert at the Orillia Opera House at 8 PM.