One of the best things about being in the book business is discovering everyone's hidden creative talents. When I worked in a bookstore, my colleagues played in bands, wrote poetry, were amazing quilters etc. Let's face it - readers are simply fascinating people with lots more interests and hobbies than non-readers.
For those of you living in and around the Toronto area - mark December 6th on your calender. Our Dewey Dude - David Macmillan - belongs to the Tallis Choir, a chamber ensemble specializing in the music of the Renaissance. Here he is all dolled up, fourth man from the left in the back row.
They will be recreating a Baroque vespers to the music of Handel, December 6th at St. Patrick's Church, 141 McCaul St. Ticket information located here. Deweys will try to behave themselves as they lead the cheering squad.