The Spoke Club Book Meeting presented with Simon and Schuster Canada
Monday, Jul 25, 2016
We’re excited to announce a new monthly book club, in partnership with Simon & Schuster Canada. Members are invited to read the much-buzzed about Canadian debut and an instant national bestseller: I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid as part of The Spoke Club's Book of the Month. Author Iain Reid will join us in person to hear our impressions and answer our questions. You can purchase a copy of the book here: www.imthinkingofendingthings.ca or at Indigo stores.
Channel 416: Revisiting Toronto TV History
Monday, Aug 8, 2016
Channel 416: Revisiting Toronto TV History is a new screening series exclusively for members of The Spoke Club. The series is dedicated to the “lost” years of Canadian content, and focuses on the television shows that helped define our evolving city in the videotape era.
Episode 1: Nightwalk
In the 1980s, insomniacs tuned to Global and lulled themselves to sleep with the smooth jazz and scenic nighttime videography of this endlessly-repeated episode of what is now an historic, hypnotic visual time capsule of Eggleton-era Metropolitan Toronto (1 hour, with original commercials).