- Indigo Books & Music Inc. Announces Live Engagement to Launch Legend's
TORONTO, April 28 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. announced today that
tickets are now on sale for the exclusive live Canadian appearance of
broadcast legend, Larry King. Indigo's Chief Booklover Heather Reisman will
turn the tables and interview CNN's Larry King, live on-stage at Toronto's
John Bassett Theatre (Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 250 Front Street West)
on Friday, May 22nd at 7:00 pm. Larry King's only live, public appearance in
Canada coincides with the release of his autobiography, <a href="http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/books/My-Remarkable-Journey-Larry-King/9780670063932-item.html?ref=Search+Books%3a+%2527My+Remarkable+Journey%2527&s_campaign=PR_Events_May09&pticket=stvd05yazoj3l4apd1fjxlj2wLkt22DXeiE00gqYzvRYMQRXUI0%3d">My Remarkable Journey</a>
that's filled with delightfully evocative personal anecdotes and
behind-the-scenes observations on some of our most important world figures.
Tickets to Indigo's unique presentation of the iconic media personality are
$18.60 each through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.ca or 416-870-8000).
Larry King Biographical Notes
Larry King celebrated his 50th year in broadcasting in 2007 and is the
Emmy Award-winning host of CNN's highest-rated program, Larry King Live. Larry
King Live features a mix of celebrity interviews, political debates and
topical discussions. King has done more than 40,000 interviews throughout his
half century in broadcasting, including exclusive sit-downs with every U.S.
president since Gerald Ford.
In addition to his broadcast credits, King founded the Larry King Cardiac
Foundation, which has raised millions of dollars and provided life-saving
cardiac procedures for needy children and adults. King also established a $1
million journalism scholarship at George Washington University's School of
Media and Affairs for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
About Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange (TSX:IDG). As the largest book retailer in the country, Indigo
operates in all provinces under different banners including Indigo Books &
Music; Indigo Books, Gifts, Life; IndigoSpirit, Chapters, The World's Biggest
Bookstore, and Coles. The online division, www.chapters.indigo.ca, features
books, toys, music and DVDs, and hosts the award winning Indigo Online
Community. In 2008, Indigo launched Pistachio, an eco-aware lifestyle store
featuring stationery, gifts and home décor, and apothecary.
Chapters and Indigo are rated as the number one and number two retailers
in Canada by the Kubas Major Market Retail Report, and have occupied the list
In 2004, Indigo founded the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation, a
registered charity that provides new books and education materials to
high-needs Canadian elementary schools, to address the literacy crisis in
Canada. Visit loveofreading.org for more information.
To learn more about Indigo, please visit the About Our Company section of
For further information:
For further information: Janet Eger, Director, Public Relations, Indigo
Books & Music Inc., (416) 342-8561