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Grant Guy – 2016 Deep Bay Artists’ Residency

Grant Guy

Grant Guy is a playwright, writer and director who has worked for theatres in Winnipeg and across Canada. He was the recipient of  MAC’s Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction in 2004. Guy is a writer of western fiction with the publication of his book On The Bright Side Of Down.

Deep Bay Residency Project

Residency dates: June 13 to 26
While at Deep Bay, Grant Guy will be developing his monologue based on the life and lies of Calamity Jane. For Guy, the characters of the Old West have reached mythological levels, and Calamity Jane is one of those characters that has been recreated over and over again, most recently in the TV series, Deadwood. Guy looks forward to a concentrated period of writing in an environment that can stand in for the Black Hills.

Reading and Talk with the Artist

Saturday, June 25th at 2 p.m.
Clear Lake Bowling Greens

Mosey on down to the Clear Lake Bowling Greens and join Grant as he reads from his latest Old West writing based on the life of Calamity Jane.

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