Entries in kelley jo burke (42)

Tuesday
Nov012011

Ducks at the Hayloft in Saskatoon, Tuesday November 15 at 7:30 pm.

For one night only, Kelley Jo Burke's  DUCKS ON THE MOON is at Saskatoon's Hayloft, with special musical guest Peter Katz.

Tuesday, November 15 at the Hayloft

 

Doors 7:00, Show at 7:30pm

401 27th Street West

Bring your own refreshments and an appetizer to share (if you choose)!

Tickets $20 at www.picatic.com 

 PETER KATZ will also perform a few songs during the evening, including one inspired by Kelley Jo's play. It promises to be an unforgettable evening!
Kelley Jo Burke is a Regina-based award-winning playwright, performer, director, storyteller, documentarian, broadcaster, and mother of three. Her plays have been produced and published in Canada, and around the world, including: Ducks on the Moon (Hagios), The Selkie Wife (Scirocco), Jane’s Thumb (Signature), and Charming and Rose: True Love (Blizzard). She dramaturges, directs and produces for stage and radio and is the host/producer of CBC Saskatchewan’s radio arts performance hour SoundXchange. She was 2009 winner of the Saskatchewan Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for Leadership in the Arts, the 2009 City of Regina Writing Award, and the 2008 Saskatoon and Area Theatre Award for Playwriting.

 

 

Wednesday
Aug312011

Essay by KJB and Allan Boss in new Canadian Plains Research Centre release

New release:

 

West-words: Celebrating Western Canadian Theatre and Playwriting

West-words: Celebrating Western Canadian Theatre and Playwriting


 a collection of essays on Western Canadian Theatre, edited by Moira Day, has an article by Kelley Jo and Allan Boss about radio drama in the prairies, among many other articles from Western Canadian theatre practitioners, and theorists. 

 

Available on Amazon:

 

http://www.amazon.ca/West-words-Celebrating-Western-Canadian-Playwriting/dp/0889772355

 

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: SCHOLARLY (July 20 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0889772355
  • ISBN-13: 978-0889772359

 

Friday
May062011

Ducks fly to the Happy Nun and the Cathedral Arts Festival

 

 

 

Ducks on the Moon" written and performed by Kelley Jo Burke

 

 

in a shared performance with Carrie Catherine

Friday, May 13 -- 7:30 pm

at the Happy Nun in Forget, Sask

 

on my own

Thursday, May 26 · 8:30pm - 9:30pm

at the Cathedral Arts Festival

Unitarian Centre

Corner of Angus Street and College Avenue, Regina

 

My "stand-up documentary" about the early years with my autistic child. Basis of my recent CBC Radio's IDEAS documentary, and released as a book this year by Hagios Press, this "99% true" play is part comedy routine, part performance piece, and ultimately entirely the story of a parent coming to love and accept the kid she has.

 

 

 

Buy the book on-line at Amazon, Chapters or McNally's!

Friday
Sep242010

DUCKS ON THE MOON on sale online and in bookstores

To order Kelley Jo's new book, about autism and parenting, 

 

   1)  Order online from:

   McNallyRobinson.com  

   Chapters-Indigo.ca ,  Amazon.ca  

 

   2)   Have it ordered in at your favorite bookstore: 

          Ducks on the Moon, by Kelley Jo Burke
          ISBN 978-1-926710-07-5 

 

   
   3) Contact the author at kelley.jo@sasktel.net 

   She will sell you a signed copy.  PayPal gladly acccepted.

 

Saturday
Sep182010

Ducks on the Moon: A Parent Meets Autism is launched by Hagios Press, September 29 2010

Ducks on the Moon:
A Parent Meets Autism
by
Kelley Jo Burke
 
(based on her play, and CBC documentary)
 
Carey Shaw photo
 
"Ducks on the Moon: A Parent Meets Autism" includes the text of Kelley Jo Burke's dramatic "stand-up documentary" covering the first five years in her "evolving" relationship with her autistic son, as well as current and salient interviews with other parents of children on the autism spectrum and leading experts in the field."

FALL BOOK LAUNCHES:
 
Hagios Press:
Swift Current: Wednesday, September 29 at 7:30
Lyric Theatre
Cover: $5 with a portion of the proceeds for Swift Current Home Care.
Saskatoon: Monday, October 4th - 7:00 p.m.
McNally Robinson Booksellers

Regina: Thursday, October 7th - 7:30 p.m.
Artesian on 13th, (at Angus) in Regina
Cover: $5 with a portion of the proceeds for SCEP CENTRE Society (Regina).
Cash bar and refreshments available.
 
 
launching with the very wonderful

Vidh:
A Book of Mourning, by
Phyllis Nakonechny
 
 
 
For more information
on the books visit
www.hagiospress.com