Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Stories and Songs to get you in the mood for the tree lighting Nov 21. Come by and enjoy storytime in your PJ's, then head out to the tree lighting before tucking the children in for the night. Stories and Songs from 6:15-6:45 then the NL BIA presents the annual tree lighting in front of the library at 7:00pm.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Congratulations Joseph Boyden!
The 2008 Giller Prize winner was announced last night and "Through Black Spruce" by Joseph Boyden was the winner.
We have been getting tons of phone calls about when Joseph will be back in the store for a visit. We don't know yet, as soon as we know we'll get the word out!
Again Congratulations Joseph - you deserve it!
Friday, November 7, 2008
Headframe was born out of a band called Natural Fact, which started gigging in 1990. That band included Eva Graves, Tom Preston and Terry Graves and eventually evolved into Gone To The Dogs. The latest incarnation has seen the addition of Amanda Mongeon on drums and Jeff Lundmark on lead guitar and banjo. Tom Preston plays bass guitar, and occasionally rhythm guitar. Eva Graves plays keyboards and
Headframe has been playing together for more than two years and has performed at Fred Eaglesmith's Great Northern Picnic, the Cobalt Miners' Tavern, Fall fairs and coffee houses.
The music tends to fall into the alt-country/roots category. Influences include Bob Dylan, Steve Earle, Gurf Morlix, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, James McMurtry and a whack of others.
CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE