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June 24th, 2017

Midland Public Library introduces A Novel Affair, an evening of elegance, excitement, and escape from everyday reality. In one night, in one place, guests will travel through the eyes of Canadians who have inspired thousands. True tales of treason, trauma, and perseverance will transport the audience oceans away, all the while accompanied by local food, drink, and entertainment.

Renowned for its author events, Midland Public Library’s A Novel Affair reveals the power of story to bring communities together so we can conquer the unthinkable.

Tickets are $125 are available now through the Midland Cultural Centre Box Office here

Cocktails & live music at 6:00pm, show begins at 7:00pm.

If you are interested in sponsoring this fundraising event, please contact Crystal Budgell or Amanda Kelly at the library.

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Shark Assault

Nicole Moore, a nurse from Ontario, was brutally attacked by a shark while standing in waist deep water while on a trip to mexico. She came very close to dying, and the attack resulted in the amputation of her left arm. Shark Assault, in collaboration with Peter Jennings, retells her story of tragedy and triumph. Nicole & Peter will engage the audience with this story and discuss Nicole’s experience.


Prisoner of Tehran

Marina Nemat was arrested at the age of 16 and spent more than 2 years in Evin, a political prison in Tehran. During this time she was tortured and came very close to execution. In collaboration with Motus O, Marina presents a powerful syntheses of dance and theatre as she brings the audience into her life story.