April 2012 Breakfast: Dave Bidini

About the speaker:

Winner of the 2006 F.G. Bressani Award, Dave Bidini is the author of nine books, all of them critically acclaimed and widely read, including On a Cold Road, Tropic of Hockey, Around the World in 57 1/2 Gigs, and Home and Away. He has made two Gemini Award-winning sports films and has several films in development, including Baseballissimo and a children’s animated series based on a short story. Dave has written for a number of newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, the Village Voice and the Globe and Mail. For twenty-five years, he was a founding member of the Rheostatics, Canada’s most beloved independent band.