It’s okay if you’ve never heard of Grasshopper Records; they just opened. In a time when record stores are closing along Queen maybe Dundas is the place to take them. If you’re interested in checking it out now is the time. Saturday’s in-store will see performances from Carl Didur (see video), Sailboats Are White and Steve Kado.
What used to be called Totstock is now the Little City Festival and in collaboration with The Little Paper Rooster Studio they’re holding a Wild Rumpus in Sorauren Park to honor the hugely loved and influential children’s storybook author and illustrator Maurice Sendak. A litany of Toronto KidsLit authors will be at the park reading their own works as well as Sendak’s Where The Wild Things Are and The Night Kitchen.
The Wild Rumpus itself wont begin until Kevin Sylvester has hollered “Let the Wild Rumpus Begin” at 4:30.
About the Author: Yuli was born at the exact moment in 1986 when the Challenger Space Shuttle exploded and rained down on the ocean. As a child she believed this meant she was destined for greatness in the realm of space travel and radioastronomy. Nothing remotely as awesome as that has happened so far. Instead Yuli, at the age of 18, relocated from Calgary to Ottawa where she studied photography, life sciences and graphic design before moving to Toronto.
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