Kevin Sylvester talk on Monday, June 8th

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The South Dumfries Historical Society presents a Public Talk by:

KEVIN SYLVESTER
Author, Artist, CBC Radio personality

presenting a talk on “WEIRD” OLYMPIC STORIES

The gold medals handed out in this talk are for inept athletes, shameful scandals, freakish weather, cheaters, chokers and much worse!

Kevin Sylvester is the bestselling author of Sports Hall of Weird. He is also a reporter, radio sports host, producer and documentary-maker, as well as an illustrator.

His book, The Gold Medal for Weird, the follow-up to the Sports Hall of Weird, is a nominee for the Ontario Library Association’s Silver Birch Award.

He has a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and English (with a minor in Latin) from St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto, and is working on a degree in Fine Arts at the Ontario College of Art and Design. He has also worked for over a decade with CBC National Radio Sports.

Kevin lives in Toronto with his wife and two daughters.

Monday, June 8th, 2009
at the St. George United Church Hall
(9 Beverly Street East)
7:00 PM Start – Free Admission – All Welcome

Kevin will be giving a presentation on his book for the students at St. George-German School in the afternoon before his talk.

See Kevin’s Blog at: http://www.kevinarts.blogspot.com/

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