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Adaptation of Martel novel made for lovers of language

Lovers of words, particularly those cleverly strung together in book form, will find something to love in Beatrice & Virgil. The play, presented by Last Exit Theatre, is based on the third novel by Saskatoon-based author Yann Martel, after all. 457 more words

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Brit's Picks May 26 - June 2

Prairie Play Premiere May 26 – June 4 Persephone Theatre Backstage

He’s a beloved Saskatoon writer and known the world over and now the work of Yann Martel is being celebrated on a Saskatoon Stage. 490 more words

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Adaptation of Martel's third novel comes to Saskatoon

Last Exit Theatre presents
Beatrice & Virgil
Backstage Stage, Persephone Theatre
May 25-June 4, 8 p.m. (No show May 30)
Tickets $20-$25
Box office: persephonetheatre.org or 306.384.7727 … 687 more words

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High Mountains of Portugal - A Book Review

Yann Martel is the author of Life of Pi, the #1 international bestseller and winner of the 2002 Man Booker (among many other prizes) and “High Mountains of Portugal”  Is his most recent work that has been published this year . 323 more words


Brit's Picks: May 19-26


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The Refinery

Don’t go stir crazy with the kids this weekend. If you want to have a few minutes where you get to sit still and relax and they have a blast, head into the world of Wide Open Theatre. 405 more words

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Life of Pi: On Caging Animals

An analysis and an argument.

Imagine being trapped in a confined alteration of your natural habitat. An alteration created by a foreign species who are convinced that they know what’s best for you. 382 more words


One Night for One Drop

Children in Rural Area of Nicaragua (November 5, 2007) — Image by kenne

In November of 2007 I had an opportunity to visit the operation of… 203 more words