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REF NO.: 225

SUBJECT: Faculty of Arts spins a yarn as part of havin’ a time: Reunion 2012

DATE: July 19

Memorial University’s Faculty of Arts is hosting Spinnin’ a Yarn on Friday, Aug. 10, as part of havin’ a time: Reunion 2012. Billed as a celebration of storytelling and storytellers, the event features alumni and star faculty members telling their own tales.
Participants include CBC broadcaster Tom Harrington, Newfoundland Chocolate Company founder Brent Smith, broadcaster and visual artist Angela Antle, folklorist Dale Jarvis, musicians Katie Baggs and Tom Power, faculty members Patricia Dold, Gerard Van Herk and Elizabeth Miller, archivist David Bradley, photographer and writer Dennis Flynn and graduate student Suzanne Power.
The event in the Bruneau Centre’s Innovation Theatre (IIC-2001, formerly the Inco building) will be followed by a super mixer in the lobby featuring music from Chris Youé and Glenn Collins, door prizes and a cash bar.
Spinnin’ a Yarn begins at 7 p.m. and admission is $20. Alumni and friends can visit for more information or to register.

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For further information, please contact Janet Harron, communications co-ordinator, Faculty of Arts, at 709-864-8292, 709-749-1707 (mobile) or email


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