Friday, December 11, 2009

The Hockey Sweater Author Appearing Saturday in Old Montreal

image Roch Carrier, author of the “The Hockey Sweater”, will be reading from his famous short story/children’s book, this Saturday, December 12 at 11 am, at the Avenue Art Gallery in Old Montreal.

The reading is part of the gallery’s “Hockey, Our Love Affair” exhibition celebrating Montreal’s love of hockey
and the Montreal Canadiens. Hot chocolate and snacks are being provided for the kids.

The exhibit includes the works of celebrated Canadian Artists Sheldon Cohen, Terry Tomalty, Marc Tomalty and Janet Nash, who are known for their hockey images.

Original cells from “The Hockey Sweater” and Cohen’s animated film “The Sweater” are also on display.


Proceeds from sales of these pieces are benefiting the Montreal Canadiens’ Children’s Foundation.

The exhibition runs until December 24.

Avenue Art is located at 10 King in the Multimedia City area of Old Montreal (514) 489-4888.

A map can be found here.

Dave Stubbs’ story on the event’s November 26 opening from the Montreal Gazette.


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