Join Spoonbill Studio [99 Montrose] on April 7th, 7PM for a dramatic reading with Robert Dayton. He will be reading from his new book, The Empty Bed. He will be joined by himself in the form of his alter ego, Canadian Romantic, as well as by Court Steno- grapher [Matthew Thurber] & Young Sherlock Holmes Jr. [Brian Belott], who will do a performance of their own.
ROBERT DAYTON is an interdisciplinary artist and writer. Comedy? YES!
His writings and drawings (along with other art) have appeared in numerous publications, books, exhibits, etc. His current book The Empty Bed is a pen-and-ink humour book about heartbreak. Robert has performed across North America and Australia. As The Canadian Romantic, he manifests as a series of videos, live performances, a doll, an art book and a winking photo to make people in Canada and everywhere feel more attractive. His collaborative musical performance and recording projects include song-and-dance duo Canned Hamm, July Fourth Toilet, and Hallmark. Robert holds an MFA from the University of Waterloo.
Refreshments will be provided, with a suggested donation.