Artist Talk with April Gornik

Canio’s Cultural Cafe (CCC) is Canio’s Books educational 501c3 not for profit.  While we’re not exactly serving meals, we are serving good food for thought.  Our mission with  Canio’s Cultural Cafe is to support and engender community interest in the cultural arts, with an emphasis on literature, visual arts, and current events.

The CCC  accomplishes this by hosting lectures, workshops, seminars and other public forums that include a diversity of artists, writers, educators, independent scholars, students, and community members who might not otherwise be heard.

Programming includes:

*  Master Writing Workshops on Poetry, Nature, Memoir, and Fiction with renowned writers including Mark Doty, Carl Safina, David Bouchier, and more.

Writing Workshops with Maryann Calendrille

*  Through the Viewfinder: Photography workshops and forums with Kathryn Szoka

*  Canio’s4Kids:  a monthly book read with Ms. Sigrid for children 4 & up

Community workshops on the Environment created by Northwest Earth Institute.  Multi-week workshops with community members

*  Canio’s Cinema Series:  From Oscar winners to Books-to-Film, Irish History & more.

*  Sag Harbor’s Thomas Merton Circle events and Spiritual writing workshops

*  European literature series

*  Master Workshops on Dante’s Divine Comedy

There’s more in store. Join us for a CCC event soon.

Canio’s Cultural Cafe * 290 Main Street * Sag Harbor, NY 11963 * 631.725.4926 * caniosculturalcafe at gmail.com

3 Responses to “Who We Are”


  1. 1 Indira Ganesan August 11, 2010 at 4:24 pm

    incl recipes for happening books like curry sandwiches & tea for Gen Pettigrew? 😉

    • 2 canios August 14, 2010 at 10:08 pm

      A tasty idea…what we need is a staff chef with literary inclinations! Any interest? Helen Simonson was just brilliant and funny! Wish you could have been here!

  2. 3 Julia November 10, 2010 at 1:50 am

    This sounds great. Writing workshops can be so inspirational.


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