Electric Mermaid: Margaret Growcott at Char's


Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Char's Landing

4815 Argyle Street, Port Alberni
Electric Mermaid: Live Reads from Char's Landing, Port Alberni, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
Emcee: Derek Hanebury  Moderator: Karl Korven   Host & ZOOM Producer: Charlene Patterson
Spoken Word Open Mic at Char's Landing, last Wednesday of each month, Char's physical doors open 5:30pm Pacific Time
We also welcome you to join us via ZOOM and click this automatic ZOOM link below:
Margaret Growcott has been a compulsive writer since High School when she won a prize for an essay. Born in England, she grew up in a small seaside town in Cheshire, and attended college in Liverpool. Since coming to Canada, Margaret has regularly written stories and articles for magazines and newspapers. She now lives on Vancouver Island and this is her debut novel.  The book is available at Mobius Books here in Port Alberni, Amazon and Chapters/Indigo, the publishers, FriesenPress (Victoria) and from the author herself.
( Reader list will be in order on the  morning  of the event )
READER  David Kipping in person ( Gibsons B.C, )
READER  Kathlleen  Vance. in Person ( Gibsons B.C)
READER   Herb  Bryce  Via  zoom  ( Maple  Ridge B.C. )
READER  Jen wenn  Via zoom  ( London  ont )
READER Victoria in person
READER  Lesli Omohundro-Bronczkowski  via  zoom ( Germany)
READER 00 Derek Hanebury 
Electric Mermaid: Live Reads from Char's Landing and via ZOOM !
Spoken Word Open Mic, last Wednesday of each month, Char's physical doors open 5:30pm Pacific Time
We also welcome you to join us via ZOOM and click this automatic ZOOM link below:
We encourage our guests to ZOOM in early and keep video on to enjoy the virtual social gathering.
Please engage the CHAT window for comments to the artists or to ask Karl to be added to the open mic list.
PayWhatYouCan cover in lieu of rental to help Char's Landing support the live arts gratefully accepted with our thanks.
Online bank transfers to http://electricmermaidreads@gmail.com please include the event date and your email address
PayPal to https://www.paypal.me/CharsLanding please include the event date and your email address
OR call 250-730-1636 to charge by phone.
OR stop by Char’s Landing to pay by cash/cheque/interac
PRE-REGISTER and sign up for a 5-minute spot at the open mic at ElectricMermaidReads@gmail.com
SUBSCRIBE to Char's YouTube video list to see past events https://www.youtube.com/user/CharsLanding/videos
September 28th Margaret Growcott  In person  20 min ( Port Alberni)
October 26th Pat Bucka  Via  Zoom  20 Min  ( Powel  River)
November 30th  Herb Bryce Via Zoom 20min  Maple Ridge, BC.
December 28th Members Night 
July 27th Summer  Break 
June 29th, 2022 Sydney Preston (in person Qualicum Beach)   Joy  10 min  Via Zoom ( Cowichan Bay)  No  Show 
June 29th event details =>  https://alberni.ca/events/36370 YouTube => https://youtu.be/8SfYIQWvtJ0
May  25th, 2022 Laura Sturgeon (Port Alberni)   Kathleen Vance (Gibsons)   David Kipling (Gibsons)   (all 3 features in-house)
May 25th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/36369   YouTube => https://youtu.be/QFJwLDS5ZJ4
April 27th, 2022 Derek Hanebury (Port Alberni ) & Lesley Ann Gentil (Brentwood Bay, British Columbia)
April 27th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/36282   YouTube => https://youtu.be/VSQHcWXGti0
March 30th, 2022 Jennifer Wenn (London, ON)   Yvonne Maximchuk (Simoom Sound, BC)
March 30th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/36236  YouTube => https://youtu.be/ekLSFkdJFTU
February 18th, 2022 Shelley Penner (Port Alberni)
February 18th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/36229   YouTube => https://youtu.be/QZ_0Pj5pTMQ
Janurary  21st, 2022   Jenny Cummings  (South Texas)    Wendy Donawa  ( Victoria )
January 21st event details => https://alberni.ca/events/36214   YouTube => https://youtu.be/fSPhdt2oXJg
December 17th 2021 Features Members Night
December 17th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35699   YouTube => https://youtu.be/gQIlN3nNsx8
November 19th 2021 Features   Al-ber-ni-ol-o-gy
November 19th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35698   YouTube => https://youtu.be/5WtnKU7wLu4
October 15th 2021 Features Susan Raby-Dunn (  Black Diamond, Alberta)   &  Bill Arnott (Vancouver, British Columbia)
October 15th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35697   YouTube => https://youtu.be/9qEAeaCAVUU
September 17th 2021 Features Carola Dunn ( Eugene, Oregon)  & Alex Passey    ( Winnipeg)
September 17th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35700   YouTube => https://youtu.be/W7emToGKYIE
August 20th 2021 Features  Kate McDermott & Linda K. Thompson
August 20th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35695   YouTube => https://youtu.be/YOy8KGnt1NM
July 16th 2021 Features   CC Benison & Catherine MacDonald
July 16th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35694   YouTube => https://youtu.be/10PNHeQALLA
June 18th 2021 Features Francine Cunningham & Brennor Jacobs and Brendan Bomberry
June 18th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35582  YouTube => https://youtu.be/8dCrL0mQ1YU
May 21st 2021 Features  Jacquelyn Mitchard RAINCHECK +   Joseph Anthony "Tony" Dandurand Kwantlen First Nation 
May 21st event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35581   YouTube => https://youtu.be/tccTSqFdA78
April 16th 2021 Features Francine Merasty Saskatoon Saskatchewan   +  Michelle Butler Hallett  St John's, Newfoundland & Labrador  
April 16th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35580   YouTube => https://youtu.be/1v8xvhUxYQE
March 19th 2021 Features Vicki McLeod  Nanaimo BC + David Aston Toronto, Ontario 
March 19th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35579   YouTube => https://youtu.be/C3KEUzJ4xfY
February 19th 2021 Sylvia McNicoll  Burlinton, Ontario   Sharon McInnes Cumberland
February 19th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35578   YouTube => https://youtu.be/g_5s7lgqapI
January  15th 2021 Theresa Shea (Edmonton)  +     OLD BONES & BATTERED BOOKENDS edited by Ian Cognito Pat Smekal 
January 15th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35551    YouTube => https://youtu.be/b3sCsJoilqY
December 18th 2020 Craig Copland ( Vernon BC )   Marjorie Simmins ( Nova Scotia )
December 18th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35548    YouTube => https://youtu.be/Uvj8zWumia0
November 20th 2020  Bruce Hornidge ( Alberni  Valley )    Janet V. Miller   (Comox Valley)
November 20th event details => https://alberni.ca/events/35525    YouTube => https://youtu.be/QUnN36oUKyI
Char’s Landing 19+ (accompanied kids welcome) 4815 Argyle @5th Port Alberni, Vancouver Island, CANADA V9Y 1V9 Tel: 778-421-2427 www.charslanding.com
Char’s Landing gratefully acknowledges:
Creative BC and the Province of British Columbia @creativebcs and #amplifybc