“You can finally love being alive, when you glimpse at the end. of being alive and what is that? is that a taunt? is that a hurt? no man, that’s a love letter. and so-every night of grief and mystery is a love letter to life. from life. and to you” – Stephen Jenkinson
A night that is part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert,
part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there. Combining stories and observations by author/culture activist Stephen Jenkinson, drawn from his decades
of work in palliative care, with original songs/sonics by recording artist Gregory Hoskins.
These two Canadian artists have been exploring the intersection of their work for 8 years,
across 3 continents, in 3 recordings and 2 short films. They come to the road now in 2023 as they did in the beginning: the two of them, a singer and a storyteller, out into the mystery days.
These are nights in which love letters to life are written and read aloud. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them,
and they’re timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery. They’re quixotic. They have
What would you call such a thing? We call them Nights of Grief & Mystery.
Doors open 7 p.m
Show starts 8 p.m
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