Reading & Music Series

For the past twenty years, the Lorenzo Reading Series has been bringing a plethora of excellent Canadian authors to UNB Saint John. From big names like David Adams Richards to newcomers like Sarah Faber, the Lorenzo Society is proud to promote literacy and a love of reading through beautiful readings and informative Question & Answer sessions.

Reading Series 2019-2020: See Your Own Song

Sept. 17: The Waiting Hours by Shandi Mitchell

  • Marco Polo Room, Parkland (Shannex) Saint John, 40 Vitality Way, Millidgeville: 2:00 PM
  • Kennebecasis Valley Public Library: 7:00 PM

Sept. 25: Lift by Emily Davidson

  • BMO Theatre, Saint John Theatre Company, 112 Princess St, Saint John: 7:30 PM

Sept. 26: Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson

  • Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre: 7:00 PM

Oct. 2: Too Dumb for Democracy?: Why We Make Bad Political Decisions and How We Can Make Better Ones by David Moscrop

  • Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre: 7:00 PM

Oct. 7: New Brunswick by Shane Neilson, Sourcebooks for Our Drawings by Danny Jacob & This is Where I Get Off by Kirby

  • UNB’s Beaverbook House, 127 Carleton Street: 7:00 PM

Oct. 30: I am Herod by Richard Kemick

  • Saint John Free Public Library – Main Branch (1 Market Square): 7:00 PM

Nov. 3: The Grimoire of Kensington Market by Lauren B. Davis

  • Saint John Free Public Library – Main Branch (1 Market Square): 1:30 PM

Nov. 7: Daughters of Silence by Rebecca Fisseha

  • Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre: 7:00 PM

Nov. 17: The Ghost Keeper by Natalie Morrill

  • Saint John Jewish Historical Museum – 91 Leinster Street: 2:00 PM

Nov. 23: You Won’t Always Be This Sad by Sheree Fitch

  • Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre: 4:00 PM

Dec. 1: Are You Kidding Me? by Lesley Crewe

  • Whitebone Lounge: 2:00 PM

Feb. 15: The Excile by Douglas Gary Freeman

  • Saint John Free Public Library – Main Branch (1 Market Square): 2:00 PM

March 11: The Science of Shakespeare by Dan Falk

  • Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre: 7:00 PM

March 16: The Red Word by Sarah Henstra

  • Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre: 7:00 PM

April 21: From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle

  • Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre: 7:00 PM
This season, the Music Series will also continue to feature beautiful performances by UNB Saint John’s musicians-in-residence, the Saint John String Quartet, sponsored by Arts NB. All Munch & Music events will take place in the Whitebone Lounge from 12:30 – 1:20 PM.

Music Series 2019-2020

Nov. 21 – Dvorak String Quartet in F Major Op. 96
Feb. 20 – Borodin String Quartet in D Major
March 26 – Schubert String Quartet in d minor D810

For more information on any of the readings & performances, contact the Lorenzo Society Coordinator, Andrea Kikuchi.
Everyone is welcome to attend and encouraged to use this bookmark as a free parking pass for all Lorenzo Society events.