The September issue of La Scena Musicale includes an excerpt from The Canadian Nightingale, p. 54-55, Art Song: The Respectable Alternative in Edwardian Toronto. Get your copy free online, or in musical venues across Canada.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Ottawa Public Library – Main Branch, 120 Metcalfe St.
Ottawa’s history enthusiasts share their passion for our past! Local history experts will have 5 minutes each to tell you what ignites their curiosity about Ottawa’ history. Come and be enlightened (quickly!)
I’ll be talking about the story behind my young adult hockey book, 1907: Metcalfe Wins the Cup.
Thanks to Connie Henderson for a great clip of the final sing-along hymn at the book launch concert for The Canadian Nightingale, January 21, 2018. What a great afternoon!
Sunday, January 21, 2018, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Church of St John the Evangelist, 154 Somerset Street West, Ottawa
A concert to launch a new Canadian historical biography. Jane Cooper will read from The Canadian Nightingale: Bertha Crawford and the Dream of the Prima Donna. Ottawa musicians, Cara Gilbertson-Boese and Joanne Moorcroft, will bring together contemporary Canadian singers to recapture the lost voice of Bertha Crawford (1886-1937).
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dominion Chalmers United Church, Woodside Hall, Ottawa
Renowned historian Tim Cook, will read from the second volume of his series on Canadians in the Second World War, Fight to the Finish, and discuss his work and his most recent title, Vimy: The Battle and the Legend. Also enjoy researcher Jane Cooper reading the letters of Private Sully Goes to War: An Eastern Ontario Boy Writes to His Girl from the Trenches in World War One.
Click here to watch my interview with Dylan Black of Rogers TV Daytime Ottawa, January 18, 2018, chatting about the upcoming book launch of The Canadian Nightingale.
Listen here for my interview with Giacomo Panico on CBC’s Ottawa drive home program, All in a Day, January 17, 2018. We had a great time talking about the upcoming book launch for The Canadian Nightingale.
Thanks to Peter Robb for writing about upcoming launch of The Canadian Nightingale on the Artsfile site.