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SOMETHING IS ALWAYS ON FIRE – My Life So Far By Measha Brueggergosman

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Opera sensation Measha Brueggergosman has moved audiences around the world with her unique gifts. Among her many triumphs, she has won Juno Awards, been nominated for a Grammy, sung to a telecast of over 3 billion viewers at the opening of the 2010 Olympic Games, and soloed in the great concert halls of Canada, the United States, Asia and Europe. But her success has been matched by personal hardship. As she explains, “I believe I can now look back on my life and understand its trajectory, both the painful parts and the joyful parts. I know that I have been blessed on a scale which is almost ridiculous, but which is pretty much in balance with what I’ve experienced in heartache.”

“In this searingly honest and insightful memoir, Brueggergosman shares her experiences with music, but also her ongoing struggle to balance her ambition for a life fully lived with the traditions and responsibilities she has committed herself to. She reflects on the ups and downs of marrying young and the tragedy of losing children, on the efforts to understand who she has become in contrast to how she was raised, on how her health problems have changed her, on the psychological push-and-pull of being a performer and the unavoidable effects of consistent audience approval. Through it all, Brueggergosman has weathered the storms, bolstered by her faith and her family, and revelling in her appetite for music, food, yoga and sex.” –Google Books

TOUR DATES

Saturday, September 30th
Bravo Niagara! & Niagara-on-the-Lake Library Present Measha Brueggergosman
11am
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
10 Anderson Lane,
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
Purchase tickets at Eventbrite.ca
Direct link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/measha-brueggergosman-book-talk-presented-by-bravo-niagara-niagara-on-the-lake-public-library-tickets-37405025438

Sunday, October 1st
gritLIT and Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra Present Measha Brueggergosman
2pm
Gallery on the Bay
231 Bay St N
Hamilton, ON
Purchase tickets at hpo.org
Direct link: http://hpo.org/literary-recital-with-measha-brueggergosman/

Monday, October 2nd
Different Drummer Books Presents Measha Brueggergosman
7pm
Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre
2302 Bridge Road
Oakville, ON
Purchase tickets at oakvillecentre.ca
Direct link: www.oakvillecentre.ca/whats-on/measha-brueggergosman.html

Tuesday, October 3rd
Another Story and Pages Unbound Present Measha Brueggergosman
7pm
Church of Holy Trinity
19 Trinity Square
Toronto, ON
Purchase tickets at eventbrite.ca
Direct link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/measha-brueggergosman-toronto-book-launch-tickets-37828042694

Wednesday, October 4th
The Vancouver International Writers Fest and Vancouver Opera Present Measha Brueggergosman
7pm
Performance Works
1218 Cartwright St
Vancouver, BC
Purchase tickets at vancouveropera.ca
Direct link: http://tickets.vancouveropera.ca/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=1171

Thursday, October 5th
Calgary Writers Fest Presents Measha Brueggergosman
7pm
Engagement Lab at Memorial Park Library
1221 2 St SW
Calgary, AB
Purchase tickets at eventbrite.ca
Direct link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/wordfest-presents-measha-brueggergosman-tickets-37699429007

Friday, October 6th
Ottawa Writers Fest presents Measha Brueggergosman
7pm
Southminster United Church
15 Aylmer Ave
Ottawa, ON
Purchase tickets at writersfestival.org
Direct link: http://www.writersfestival.org/events/fall-2017/something-is-always-on-fire-with-measha-brueggergosman

Tuesday, October 10th
Chapters Halifax Presents Measha Brueggergosman
7PM
Chapters Halifax
188 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NS
Register for event at chapters.indigo.ca
Direct link: https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/events/listings/?iktrban=search-banner%253Ahome%253Atravel%253Arick%20steves%253AInline