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Reading and Music Series

Reading and Music Series

The Lorenzo Society hosts performances by the Saint John String Quartet and readings by major Canadian authors. Lorenzo events are always free. Everyone is welcome to attend and encouraged to pick up a Lorenzo bookmark, which doubles as a parking pass for events! For a full schedule of readings and performances, follow the link below.

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Call for Contributors

Call for Contributors

Are you a UNB student, faculty or staff member who is passionate about arts and culture? Consider submitting to our new publication, The Lorenzo Review! Click below to learn about our submission guidelines and internship opportunities.

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Lorenzo By Night

Lorenzo By Night

Change is afoot! The radio show that you know and love, Lorenzo in 30, hosted by Reading and Music Series coordinator Andrea Kikuchi, has a brand new time slot! Tune in Sundays from 8:30 - 9:00pm for event recaps, soundbites from readings, author interviews, and much more!

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Jan Wong takes readers on a cultural adventure with Apron Strings (Book Review)

A multi-talented journalist with an astonishing work history and a current professor of journalism at St. Thomas University, Jan Wong’s writing never disappoints – and Apron Strings was no exception to the norm. By cultivating the humor, sass and charm that make up her unique voice, Wong brings autobiography and cookbooks together for a delicious…

Sarah Faber: All Is Beauty Now (Audio)

  Did you miss Sarah Faber reading from All Is Beauty Now last month? Fear not, for Local FM has you covered! Glen Swarnadhipathi and Shawn Goff were kind enough to do a live broadcast of the reading, and now they’ve provided us with an incredible mixdown for your listening pleasure. So find somewhere comfy, sit back, relax,…

Strange Grooves (Volume 6) with Ray Gracewood

“Ray Gracewood joins us for Volume 6. On this episode, we dive into some of Ray’s favorite records and the memories associated with them. We chat recent concert experiences, including his 40th birthday Guns N’ Roses surprise, and much more… Ray tells us about a very cool Headstones experience from about 15 years ago and a few Matt Mays memories. We chat The Strumbellas, Blue Quarter, Stars,…

Jennifer’s Book Segment: Clockwork Angel (Review)

In this episode of Jennifer’s Book Segment, originally aired on Local FM on February 28th of 2018, Jennifer talks with co-creator of The Lorenzo Review, Andrea Kikuchi, about Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare. Clockwork Angel is the first book in The Infernal Devices series. Check back next Tuesday for her review of its sequel, Clockwork Prince!   About…

Romanticism Reborn in Sarah Faber’s All Is Beauty Now (Review)

It is said that all good things must come to an end, but it is also said that everything happens in threes. Could Sarah Faber’s debut novel, All is Beauty Now, be proof that the third rebirth of Romanticism is finally upon us? Given that the New Romantic movement, or the primary rebirth of Romanticism,…

The Beauty of New Brunswick: Part 1 (Photography)

“An Overcast Afternoon” (Cape Spencer) “A Short Walk on a Long Beach” (Irving Nature Park, Saint John) “Happy Trails” (Cape Spencer) “Over There” (Queen’s Square, Saint John) “After Hours” (UNB Saint John)   To see the second half of Emily’s photography series, check back on Friday, October 26th! You can also follow Emily on Instagram.

From Spinoza to Proust, Books Have Changed Me (Opinion)

Imagine for a moment how bleak your life would be if those certain life-changing experiences had not occurred – you know the ones. The moments that revealed the complexities of reality and altered your perspective and passions. For readers, these experiences often come in the form of a book. Unlike scientists who find their telos…