The annual Guelph Lecture — On Being, presented by ArtsEverywhere, is on Friday, January 25, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM, at the River Run Centre.
The evening begins with literary guest, Esi Edugyan, reading from her 2018 Giller-Prize winning novel, Washington Black. The keynote lecture will be delivered by Toronto Star Editorial Page Editor Meritus Haroon Siddiqui, who will talk about social media, populism, and the crisis of democracy. After an intermission, Polaris-Prize winning vocalist and artist Tanya Tagaq will perform with her trio, and read from her new memoir, Split Tooth.
Tickets are $25 or $20 for students. You can buy them here – http://riverrun.ca/whats-on/the-guelph-lecture-on-being/.