Sunday, 9 July 2017

THE CLIFF - Graphic Novel Live Reading Launch - July 8, 2017

Thanks to all who came out!  Copies of THE CLIFF are now available in Toronto at these fine establishments:

The Beguiling Comic Store319 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 1S2
Silver Snail Comic Store329 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 1R7
University of Toronto Bookstore214 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 3A1
Book City on the Danforth348 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1N8
Sonic Boom Music Store215 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2C7
Red Eye Espresso Shop29 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1V7

Or directly from me--I will mail them to you with a personalized sketch--ORIGINAL PAGES OF ARTWORK ARE ALSO FOR SALE!  Please email me if interested -

THE CLIFF Dramatic Reading with Improvised Soundtrack!  What was it like??

The writing was on the wall!

Books and baked goods lined up and ready to go at Red Eye Espresso, where owner and barista extraordinaire Alex Pereira shared her gracious hospitality!...

Signing and smiling.

Talented actors in conference! — with Morgan Phillips and Sarah Goodman

The North Arrow design team - Marek Rudzinski and Luciana Calvet.

Teacher and artist Youngsin with her aspiring artist daughter Kylie, in deep discussion with my M. Arch. thesis advisor Prof. David Lieberman.

My beautiful wife Quyen demonstrates her love of children with Marek and Luciana's daughter, Clara.

Chester Brown is not only my favourite cartoonist, he is also a great guy and I'm glad to call him a friend!

Hangin' and chillin' with Quyen and Clara.

Actors in deep discussion... circle of power! — withMorgan PhillipsLiyat BenchetritSarah Goodman,Colin MatthewsTova Roo and Jacob Pendergrast

Talented teachers also graced our gathering... Andrew and Nabila struck a pose or two. 

Adam Gonya and architect Laura contributed many valuable insights and asked questions that had me on my toes!

It was great to see Liyat BenchetritSarah GoodmanTova RooJacob PendergrastColin Matthews and Morgan Phillips again! They are great friends from Theatre days at Northern Secondary School, as well as being multi-talented individuals of a consistently impressive kindness and calibre! — with Morgan PhillipsLiyat BenchetritColin MatthewsSarah GoodmanJacob Pendergrast andTova Roo

Me and the acting crew. And Poopsie the Penguin on a t-shirt my father ordered from
Available to all in a panoply of colours and styles! 

Taking direction from the penguin!

A serious group of people! — with Jacob PendergrastColin MatthewsMorgan PhillipsLiyat BenchetritSarah Goodman and Tova Roo

THE CLIFF musical ensemble, plus the charming and talented Paul Swoger-Ruston! — with Mikhial GurariePoopsie and Adam Reich

This video taken by Quyen Tieu sets the scene in Red Eye Espresso, graciously hosted by barista and owner Alex P. Featuring Alex P., Prof. David Lieberman, Chester Brown, Matthew BrownAdam ReichMikhial GurarieSarah GoodmanMorgan PhillipsColin MatthewsTova Roo and Liyat Benchetrit!

This video also shot by Quyen Tieu conveys more aspects of the scene... starring Clara Calvet-Rudzinski, Adam Gonya, Chester Brown, Jacob PendergrastSarah GoodmanMorgan Phillips, Tova, Mikhial, Colin and Luciana Calvet.

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