February events at Indigo Books and Music

TORONTO, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - From exclusive interviews hosted by Indigo CEO Heather Reisman to book signings, food and wine tastings and children's story time, Indigo and Chapters stores nationally host FREE, interactive fun for the whole family through the month of February.

    
    Book signing with Olympic Gold Medalist Russ Howard

    One of the biggest names in elite curling, Russ Howard offers his best
advice for improving both skill level and understanding of the game in his new
book, Curl to Win.
    Coles Station Mall, 293 Bay Street, Sault Ste Marie, ON
    Wednesday, February 3rd, 7:00 pm

    Book signing with former NHL Player Theo Fleury

    Meet Theo Fleury as he signs copies of his memoir, Playing with Fire.
Fleury's biography takes us behind the bench during his glorious days and
talks about growing up devastatingly poor and in chaos at home.
    Chapters Dartmouth, 41 Mic Mac Boulevard, Dartmouth, NS
    Wednesday, February 3rd, 7:30 pm

    Indigo CEO Heather Reisman In Conversation with Gretchen Rubin

    The Happiness Project is the engaging, relatable and inspiring result of
author Gretchen Rubin's twelve-month adventure in the pursuit of happiness.
Indigo CEO and Chief Booklover Heather Reisman sits down with Rubin to discuss
her story that will inspire readers to embrace the pleasure in their lives.
Book signing to follow.
    Indigo Yonge & Eglinton, 2300 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON
    Thursday, February 4th, 7:00 pm

    Book Signing with "Til' Debt Do Us Part" Host Gail Vaz-Oxlade

    The no-nonsense host of the hit television series, Til' Debt Do Us Part,
Gail Vaz-Oxlade will sign copies of her new book, Debt-Free Forever.
Vaz-Oxlade's book gives readers a road map to getting out of the red in 36
months or less.
    Chapters Square One, 189 Rathburn Road West, Mississauga, ON
    Saturday, February 6th, 1:00 pm

    Book Signing with Local Author David Mulholland

    Ottawa-based novelist David Mulholland signs copies of his second novel,
Duel. Mulholland's historical fiction explores life in 1800s Upper Canada and
shines a light on the fatal duel between John Wilson and Robert Lyon in Perth,
Ontario more than a century ago.
    Chapters Pinecrest, Pinecrest Shopping Centre, 2735 Iris Street, Ottawa,
    ON
    Saturday, February 6th, 2:00 pm

    Vancouver area Indigo and Chapters stores host interactive fun for Kids

    Olympic Gold Medalist Ross Rebagliati and popular Vancouver-based
children's authors host story times for junior booklovers. To celebrate
Canadian pride, kids can also bring their own toque to decorate at "Canuck
Kids" craft time. These free events are suitable for kids aged 3-10 years.
    Chapters Robson, 788 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC - Olympic Gold Medalist
Ross Rebagliati reads one of his favourite children's books Snowy Sports
    Indigo Park Royal, 900 Park Royal South, West Vancouver, BC - Linda Bailey
    Chapters Granville, 2505 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC - Norma Charles
    Indigo Marine Drive, 1025 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, BC - Leslie
Buffam
    Chapters Richmond, Richport Town Centre, Richmond, BC - Story Time &
Crafts
    Saturday, February 6th, 11:00 am

    Book Signing with Local Author and Baker Erin Bolger

    Erin Bolger's new cookbook The Happy Baker: A Dater's Guide to Emotional
Baking is part memoir and part cookbook mixing up hilarious dating anecdotes
with delicious baking tips. Baking enthusiasts can also sample recipes from
"The Happy Baker."
    Chapters Ancaster, Meadowland Regional Centre, Ancaster, ON
    Sunday, February 7th, 12:00 pm

    Wine Tasting and Book Signing with John Schreiner

    Acclaimed wine writer and author of The Wineries of British Columbia, John
Schreiner hosts a tasting of the season's official wines - 2006 Jackson-Triggs
Esprit Cabernet Merlot VQA and 2008 Jackson-Triggs Esprit Sauvignon Blanc VQA.
    Chapters Granville, 2505 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
    Sunday, February 7th, 2:00 pm

    Book Signing with Landscape Photographer Daryl Benson

    Canada is Daryl Benson's collection of beautiful photographs from 25 years
of travel throughout all geographic and environmental zones of the country.
    Chapters Robson, 788 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC
    Sunday, February 7th, 2:00 pm

    Book Signing with Executive Chef Robert Clark

    Executive Chef of Vancouver's world-renowned C Restaurant, Robert Clark
hosts seafood tasting. Book signing of the inspiring coffee table cookbook C
Food will follow.
    Chapters Granville, 2505 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
    Sunday, January 31st, 2:00 pm
    Indigo Park Royal, 900 Park Royal South, West Vancouver, BC
    Sunday, February 7th, 2:00 pm

    Book Signing with Outdoor Enthusiast Jack Christie

    A trusted source on outdoor recreation and recognized as "Mr. BC," Jack
Christie presents his updated new edition of The Whistler Book, an essential
all-season outdoor guidebook for the Whistler area including a guide to the
2010 Olympic venues and new Sea to Sky trail.
    Chapters Richmond, Richport Town Centre, Richmond, BC
    Sunday, February 7th, 2:00 pm

    Tasting and Book Signing with Local Chef Mary Mackay

    Chef Mary Mackay of popular artisan bakery Terra Breads and contributor to
Vancouver Cooks 2 tempts with creations from one of Vancouver's finest
kitchens. The Chefs' Table Society of British Columbia collaboration Vancouver
Cooks 2 is a collection of recipes celebrating the BC food scene.
    Indigo Marine Drive, 1025 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, BC
    Sunday, February 7th, 2:00 pm

    Chapters Stores Celebrate Canada with Live Music Showcase

    Local, Canadian artists representing varied music genres including folk,
hip hop, dance, electronica, chamber, house and more will perform live. FREE
admission.
    Chapters Robson, 788 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC
    Chapters Granville, 2505 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
    Sunday, February 14, 21 and 28, 2:00 pm
    Wednesday-Friday, February 17-19, 7:00 pm
    Wednesday-Friday, February 24-26, 7:00 pm

    Book Signing With Best Selling Non-Fiction Author Margaret Visser

    Internationally celebrated author Margaret Visser discusses and signs
copies of her most recent book The Gift of Thanks an inquiry into the roots,
persistence, and paradoxical meanings of gratitude.
    Indigo Centre at Circle & Eighth, 3322 8th Street E., Saskatoon, SK
    Monday, February 22nd, 6:00 pm

    Indigo CEO Heather Reisman In Conversation with Dan Heath

    Co-author of the acclaimed best-seller Made to Stick, Dan Heath discusses
his most recent collaboration Switch with Indigo CEO and Chief Booklover
Heather Reisman. A compelling, story-driven narrative, Switch sheds new light
on effecting transformative change be it changing the world or changing one's
waistline.
    Indigo Manulife, 55 Bloor Street West (at Bay Street), Toronto, ON
    Monday, February 22nd, 6:00 pm

    Indigo CEO Heather Reisman In Conversation with Elizabeth Gilbert

    In this Indigo exclusive, Elizabeth Gilbert discusses her most recent
memoir and examination of marriage Committed, with Indigo CEO and Chief
Booklover Heather Reisman. Gilbert's first memoir Eat, Pray, Love spent 57
weeks atop the New York Times Bestseller list and its film adaptation starring
Julia Roberts is currently in production.
    Tickets are $18.00 (plus taxes and service fees) available through
Ticketmaster.ca or 416-870-8000.
    John Bassett Theatre, 255 Front Street West, Toronto, ON
    Wednesday, February 24th, 7:30 pm

    Annual African Heritage Month Celebrations at Chapters

    Booklovers celebrate African Heritage Month with readings and performances
from contemporary Black authors, playwrights and storytellers including David
Woods, Roland Kane, Louise DeLisle, Gloria Wesley, Izreal, Dr. Anthony
Stewart, Donna Byard Sealey, Sharon Robart Johnson, Craig Smith, Evetta Thomas
and Wanda Robson.
    Chapters Dartmouth, 41 Mic Mac Boulevard, Dartmouth, NS
    Saturday, February 27th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    

SOURCE Indigo Books & Music Inc.

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