Cohen Night in Edmonton Sept 24

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Cohen Night in Edmonton Sept 24

Postby jarkko » Sun Sep 04, 2005 6:18 pm



The Cohenights Arts Society is once again proud to present Leonard Cohen Night, an evening of song, poetry and video interpretations of Cohen's works on Saturday, September 24, 2005. This year's performers include Vicky Hynes, Dale Ladouceur, Craig Schafer, Lionel Rault, Ann Vriend and the Chicka Divas hosted by CKUA's Bob Chelmick.

A free lecture Looking for Leonard: Los Angeles, Mt. Baldy, Edmonton by Cohen biographer Ira Nadel starts at 2:30 p.m. in the Drawing Room of the Macdonald Hotel. Space is limited to the first 60 people who sign-up by calling (780) 433-4652.

Leonard Cohen Night starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Westin Hotel, 2nd level, West Foyer with refreshments (featuring Leonard Cohen's signature drink, the Red Needle) followed by a themed dinner and the evening's entertainment.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at Tix on the Square by calling (780) 420-1757. Ticket prices are $60 - general admission and $25 - students/seniors (includes dinner).

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The Cohenights Arts Society is a non-profit organization supporting the development of community-based artistic cultural initiatives influenced by Montreal-born Canadian icon Leonard Cohen. His work as novelist, poet, and singer/songwriter crosses national and cultural divides connecting a diverse community of supporters around the world.

The Society aims to promote Alberta's cultural products at home and abroad, by increasing and encouraging cross-pollination between cultures and all artistic disciplines. It strives to educate and instill community pride in the quality, diversity and worthwhile initiatives undertaken by local and regional talents to develop new and innovative works for the public's enjoyment.
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Postby Henning » Fri Nov 18, 2005 11:45 am

I don't know if this has been posted earlier, but I found these two articles today !
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Postby Andrew (Darby) » Fri Nov 18, 2005 5:06 pm

Interesting articles, Henning. 8)

I'm really pleased I had the privilege to be at their first event - it was a most enjoyable experience, which I have fond memories of. :D

Cheers :)
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I only sing the tunes
The sadness of the seasons
The madness of the moons'
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