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Event Archive - Early show: CHICKS WITH PICKS:: Evalyn Parry, Leela Gilday

Thu. November 18th 2010 6:30 pm doors at 6 pm Railway Club (No Minors) 6:30 pm doors at 6 pm
$10/$8 at the door only.
Presented by: Girlgig Productions
EVALYN PARRY
"Equally funny…and dangerous” CBC Radio
evalyn parry is a critically-acclaimed songwriter, spoken word artist and theatrical creator based in Toronto. Accompanying herself on guitar, water bottle, shruti box and loop pedals, parry shoots from the hip and aims for the heart. Fierce, funny, poignant and provocative, she has been charming audiences at storytelling, poetry, music and theatre festivals from coast to coast of North America. Her work has been widely broadcast and anthologized; she has released three CD’s, and written and produced five plays. http://www.evalynparry.com
LEELA GILDAY
Leela hails from Yellowknife, NWT and is a member of the Dene Nation. “We have long recognized her as as talented member of our nation,” Dene National Chief, Bill Erasmus.
Leela Gilday has just released her much anticipated third CD "Calling All Warriors" in 2010. She performs and tours solo or with a band.
“Every once in a while, one encounters a voice that sends tingles up and down the spine...a voice that abandons itself to the song, with the whole body thrown in for good measure, a serious talent that has been finely honed, and that indefinable thing we call charisma.” Michele Letourneau, Northern News Services. http://www.leelagilday.com

Evalyn Parry (Spoken Word)

"Equally funny and dangerous, this is a songwriter who takes us into uncharted waters " CBC Radio, Bandwidth "A modern day Joni for the young, political queer!" Xtra Magazine Combining the political, the personal, the poetic and the hilarious in her signature combination of music and spokenword, evalyn parry is gaining a strong reputa... more info
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