*SOLD OUT* Tegan and Sara Meet and GreetSaturday Oct 12 2019 1:00 pm, Winnipeg, McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park
On Saturday October 12 at 1:00 pm, Tegan and Sara Quin will join us to meet the first 75 people to purchase a copy of their book High School (Simon & Schuster). THERE ARE NO MORE VOUCHERS AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT.
Participating customers will receive a voucher admitting them to the event. They will be able to pick up a signed copy of High School at that time and pose for a picture with Tegan and Sara.
High School is the revelatory and unique coming-of-age story of Sara and Tegan Quin, identical twins from Calgary, Alberta, growing up in the height of grunge and rave culture in the 90s, well before they became the celebrated musicians and global LGBTQ icons we know today. While grappling with their identity and sexuality, often alone, they also faced academic meltdown, their parents’ divorce, and the looming pressure of what might come after high school. Written in alternating chapters from both Tegan’s point of view and Sara’s, the book is a raw account of the drugs, alcohol, love, music, and friendships they explored in their formative years. A transcendent story of first loves and first songs, it captures the tangle of discordant and parallel memories of two sisters who grew up in distinct ways even as they lived just down the hall from one another. This is the origin story of Tegan and Sara.
During the course of their twenty-year career, Tegan and Sara have sold well over one million records and released eight studio albums. They have received three Juno Awards, a Grammy nomination, a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, and the 2018 New York Civil Liberties Union Award. They have performed on some of the world’s biggest stages, from Coachella to the Academy Awards. Outspoken advocates for equality, in 2016 Tegan and Sara created the Tegan and Sara Foundation, which fights for health, economic justice, and representation for LGBTQ girls and women. The sisters currently reside in Vancouver, British Columbia, and split their time between there and Los Angeles, California. Visit them online or connect with them on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.