Wex is really looking forward to this. On Thursday May 2nd he will be hosting this amazing concert at the Artscape Wychwood Barns. There’s a dinner reception at 6.30pm followed by the concert itself which has been curated by Randy Bachman (Wex is a big fan of Randy’s Vinyl Tap show on the CBC). The Sadies and Melanie [...]
It’s been awfully quiet on this website of late. That’s because Wex is busy writing his new book on Jewish food. However, this Monday you will have a chance to see him live at the 2012 Ashkenaz Festival. The event, entitled “Heartburn is History: Traditional Ashkenazi Food” is free and takes place at the Harbourfront [...]
Last month Wex was in New York to take part in a panel discussion about the nature of Jewish humour. The Art of the Kvetch: Jewish Humor as Secularism was presented by the Jewish Studies department at Eugene Lang College, part of The New School for Liberal Arts. The other participants were Noah Isenberg, author [...]
Back in February Wex was interviewed by Doris Epstein on Mensch Life about his new novel The Frumkiss Family Business. If you are reading this blog post in your email – please click on the link to see the video. Michael Wex appears on Mensch Life from Marilla Wex on Vimeo.
On Wednesday of this week Wex will be appearing at Burlington Central Library. Please join him at 7pm when he will be giving a reading three extracts from his latest novel The Frumkiss Family Business. After the reading there will be a question and answer session. If you’ve been kind enough to actually buy your [...]