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SEPTEMBER EVENTS AT INDIGO BOOKS AND MUSIC

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

SEPTEMBER EVENTS AT INDIGO BOOKS AND MUSIC10:03 EDT Tuesday, August 31, 2010 TORONTO, Aug. 31 /CNW/ - From an interview with Indigo's CEO and Chief Booklover Heather Reisman, to Indigo's inaugural Teen Read Awards, Indigo and Chapters stores nationally host FREE, interactive events for the whole family through the month of September. SPECIAL EVENTS INDIGO CEO HEATHER REISMAN INTERVIEWS INSPIRING BEST SELLING AUTHOR MARINA NEMATJoin Indigo's Chief Booklover Heather Reisman in conversation with Prisoner of Tehran author Marina Nemat as they discuss Nemat's amazing escape from Iran as chronicled in her new book, After Tehran.Indigo Manulife55 Bloor Street West (at Bay Street), Toronto, ONMonday, September 20th, 7:00 pm INDIGO YORKDALE HOSTS THE INDIGO TEEN READ AWARDS FREE TICKET GIVEAWAYTeens voted and now it's time to crown the winners. Don't miss a chance to be a part of the hottest book event of the year: The Indigo Teen Read Awards. Fans of teen fiction can get their hands on a FREE ticket by visiting Indigo Yorkdale on September 11(th) at 9:30 am. -- Ticket recipients must be 11-18 years old to get a ticket. Proof of age required (School photo ID or TTC pass along with birth certificate or license, photo health card, or passport.). -- Teens 11-15 years old require parental accompaniment in order to get a ticket, and teens must be present to receive ticket. -- There are a limited number of tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis, with a maximum 2 tickets per teen. -- Ticket recipients must also be able to make travel arrangements to downtown Toronto for the awards show on September 25(th) where they will experience a night of live music, fun, games, prizes and the amazing opportunity to meet some of Canada's favourite Teen authors. Visit www.teenreadawards.ca for full event details.Indigo Yorkdale 3401 Dufferin Street, Toronto, ONSaturday, September 11th, 9:30 am INDIGO PRESENTS THE INAUGARAL TEEN READ AWARDSHOSTED BY JESSI CRUICKSHANK AND DAN LEVYTeens voted and now it's time to crown the winners. Don't miss a chance to be a part of the hottest book event of the year: The Indigo Teen Read Awards. Join hosts Jessi Cruickshank and Dan Levy as fans of teen fiction celebrate the best Teen Reads of 2010 and experience an awesome night of live music, fun, games, prizes and the amazing opportunity to meet some of Canada's favourite Teen authors.Visit www.teenreadawards.ca for full event details.Six Degrees2335 Yonge Street, Toronto, ONSaturday, September 25th, 7:00 pmRed Carpet - 6:00 pm NATIONAL EVENTS CD SIGNING WITH JUNO NOMINATED SINGER JOHNNY REIDJoin Juno nominated singer Johnny Reid as he signs copies of his new CD, A Place Called Love.Chapters South London1037 Wellington Road, London, ONThursday, September 2nd, 12:30 pm FACEBOOK INTERVIEWS WITH TEEN READ AWARDS NOMINATED AUTHORSJoin Indigo Teen Read Awards nominated authors as they participate in live Facebook Q&As with fans of teen fiction. Log on to Indigo's Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/ChaptersIndigo and chat with favourite teen authors including: Melissa de la CruzNominated in the Best Series category for Blue Bloods: The Van Alen LegacyFriday, September 3rd, 1:00-2:00 pm -Lesley LivingstonNominated in the Best Canadian Read category for DarklightFriday, September 10th, 1:00-2:00 pm- Sara ShepardNominated in the Best Series category for Pretty Little Liars #8: WantedFriday, September 17th, 1:00-2:00 pm Fans of teen fiction can also celebrate these authors by casting their votes at www.teenreadawards.ca. Voting closes September 12(th) and Indigo Teen Read Awards winners will be revealed on September 25(th), 2010. ROUND UP DAY KICKS OFF SECOND ANNUAL INDIGO LOVE OF READING FUNDRAISING DRIVEThis September, 175 Indigo, Chapters, and Coles stores across Canada will adopt 130 high needs elementary schools in their communities and raise money for their school libraries.  Stores participating in the second annual Indigo Love of Reading Foundation Adopt a School program will host Round Up Day on Tuesday, September 7(th) to kick off the Fundraising Drive. Purchases rounded up to the nearest dollar all day will benefit adopted schools.  Canadians can learn more about participating stores and adopted schools in their community by visiting loveofreading.org.Indigo, Chapters, and Coles stores across CanadaTuesday, September 7th, all day BOOK SIGNING WITH BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND POLITICAL ACTIVIST EZRA LEVANTJoin Ezra Levant, political activist and bestselling author of Shakedown, as he signs his new book, Ethical Oil: The Case for Canada's Oilsands.Indigo Manulife55 Bloor Street West (at Bay Street), Toronto, ONTuesday, September 14th, 7:00 pmIndigo Kenaston Common1590 Kenaston Blvd., Winnipeg, MBThursday, September 16th, 7:00 pmIndigo Signal Hill5570 Signal Hill Centre S.W., Calgary, ABIndigo South Edmonton1837 - 99 Street N.W., Edmonton AB BOOK SIGNING WITH BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE 'STEPHANIE PLUM' SERIES JANET EVANOVICHJoin bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum series, Janet Evanovich, as she signs the first book in her thrilling new Unmentionable series, Wicked Appetite.Indigo Yorkdale3401 Dufferin Street, Toronto, ONFriday, September 17th, 6:00 pm BOOK SIGNING WITH BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE 'SHOPAHOLIC' SERIES SOPHIE KINSELLAJoin bestselling author of the Shopaholic series, Sophie Kinsella, as she signs her newest book, Mini Shopaholic.Indigo Manulife55 Bloor Street West (at Bay Street), Toronto, ONFriday, September 24th, 7:00 pm NEW INDIGO KIDS SHOPS HOST GRAND OPENING CELEBRATIONS ACROSS CANADACaptivating kids and parents alike, the newly expanded Indigo Kids Shops boast 3,000 square feet of books and toys for children 0- 12 years old. The shop-in-shop Indigo Kids section features custom shelving, extra wide aisles, colourful décor and lots of space for hands-on activities to make an ideal after school and weekend destination offering affordable entertainment for the entire family.Chapters Halifax188 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NSChapters Dartmouth41 Mic Mac Boulevard, Dartmouth, NSChapters Fredericton1381 Regent Street, Fredericton, NBChapters Moncton499 Paul Street, Dieppe, NBChapters Westside9952-170th Street, Edmonton, ABChapters South Point3227 Calgary Trail NW, Edmonton, ABSaturday, September 25th, all day BOOK SIGNING WITH RENOWNED WILDLIFE ARTIST ROBERT BATEMANJoin Robert Bateman, one of the world's greatest wildlife artists, as he signs his new book, Bateman: New Works. This exquisite collection of recent works, all reproduced for the first time in book form, features more than 100 full-colour reproductions.Chapters Granville2505 Granville Street, Vancouver, BCSaturday, September 25th, 2:00 pm BOOK SIGNING WITH RENOWNED WILDLIFE ARTIST ROBERT BATEMANJoin Shilpi Somaya Gowda for a meet & greet as she signs copies of her debut novel Secret Daughter, recently selected as a Heather's Pick.Chapters Granville2505 Granville Street, Vancouver, BCSaturday, September 25th, 2:00 pm BOOK SIGNING WITH AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL JUDGE AND RENOWNED PHOTOGRAPHER NIGEL BARKERJoin America's Next Top Model judge and renowned photographer Nigel Barker as he shares his formula for revealing inner beauty and signs his new book, Nigel Barker's Beauty Equation.Indigo Toronto Eaton Centre220 Yonge Street, Toronto, ONTuesday, September 28th, 7:00 pm BOOK SIGNING WITH STAR OF TELEVISION'S 'DRAGON'S DEN' AND 'SHARK TANK' ROBERT HERJAVECJoin Robert Herjavec, star of television's Dragon's Den and Shark Tank, as he signs copies of his debut book Driven, one of the most inspirational business books of the season.Indigo Manulife55 Bloor Street West (at Bay Street), Toronto, ONTuesday, September 28th, 7:00 pmChapters Robson788 Robson Street, Vancouver, BCMonday, October 4th, 7:00 pm BOOK SIGNING WITH BESTSELLING AUTHOR JONATHAN SAFRAN FOERJoin bestselling author Jonathan Safran Foer, the award-winning author of Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, as he explores our relationship with food and signs his highly acclaimed book, Eating Animals.Indigo Toronto Eaton Centre220 Yonge Street, Toronto, ONWednesday, September 29th, 12:00 pm BOOK SIGNING WITH BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF 'THE EAT-CLEAN DIET' SERIES AND FITNESS EXPERT TOSCA RENOJoin bestselling author of The Eat-Clean Diet series and fitness expert Tosca Reno as she signs her new book, Your Best Body Now: Look and Feel Fabulous at Any Age the Eat-Clean Way.Indigo Toronto Eaton Centre220 Yonge Street, Toronto, ONThursday, September 30th, 7:00 pm For further information: <p>For more details and media pre-registration, please contact:<br/><a href="mailto:lhuie@indigo.ca?subject=Media%20Inquiry">Lisa Huie<br/></a>Manager, Public Relations<br/>416.646.8926</p>