Pick of the Day: Vertigo Reading Series


This monthly reading series, which is organized by spoken word artist Tara Dawn Solheim, features a combination of literature and music. Representing the former discipline tonight will be writers Brenda Niskala, Nora Gould and Barbara Langhorst. The music, meanwhile, will be provided by Ukrainian-born, Regina-based artist Yana (pictured above).

Vertigo Reading Series is hosted by Crave Kitchen + Wine Bar on Victoria Ave. in beautiful downtown Regina and things should get going around 8 p.m


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