Friday, May 16, 2014

Sean Michaels Celebrates First Novel in Classic Tailored Gingham

90% of being cool is looking cool. But if you're a book, what counts is what's on the inside. Right?

16th May, 2014 (Montreal) Summer readers, music lovers and all-round culture vultures are in for a treat with the recent launch of Sean Michaels' latest novel "Us Conductors" published by Random House. Serious publicity surrounding this ground-breaking work has not only catapulted this Montreal writer to the top of the Most-Read list, it has put the author in the front running for top of the Best-Dressed list. Just take a look at this springtime green fine square Rooster Wringer Sean wore at a recent symposium--trying to lie low from sales of his book [please see here]  flying off the shelves. Not that we would judge a book by the cover, but at Got Gingham we most certainly judge authors by what they wear and as far as we are concerned this is the page-turner we've all been waiting for.

More Gingham Street Shots During Habs play-off battle with Boston:

Hockey fans are known for their riotous behaviour. Here we have calm before the storm. (Photo: Lisa Sproull)

Do not look down! NYC-style Gingham captured by Lisa Sproull during the 2nd Round of the Stanley Cup.

Blvd. St-Laurent relaxes between periods. Habs fans and Gingham Getters on the flan.

Vol Du Nuit has been televising all the Games. Got Gingham has been capturing the Gingham.

Chelsea FC in European Champions League Exit

It's terrible luck to lift one leg up during a corner kick: the reason why Chelsea lost.
Chelsea bounced out of the Champions League at the semi-final stage to a crafty team from Atletico Madrid. No amount of Gingham could prevent the Spanish League leaders from ruining Chelsea's dream of meeting Real Madrid in the Final.

More Streets Scenes in Montreal

Every man has his "Shopping Window." [see here] (Photo: Lisa Sproull)
Proof the 8th Wave of Gingham is still in full flux: Gingham in Ave Mont-Royal shop window.

Back stage at Seeing Voices' performance of Snow White.

Station 16 thought they were having an art expo. But it was really an excuse to bring out the Gingham.

More street art fans at Station 16 in Montreal. We were there for the fans.

Ice-skate Hockey fans relax between periods. Gingham Getters are always between periods.

Montreal break-out buzz band "Heat" on stage at T-R-H Bar in Montreal.

No backing out of this order at 3 Minots on Blvd. St-Laurent.

Know your history: Cremazie fought for our right to wear Gingham headphones.

Pamela doing the Gingham hustle at Passovah Fest.
New Brunswick Pro-Choice activists staged a national protest against clinic budget cuts late in April. The national press were there for this show of solidarity in Montreal. So was Got Gingham.

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Friday, May 9, 2014

Montreal Band "Heat" Kick Summer Off with GINGHAM Fan Club

If you can't stand the "Heat" get out of the Gingham. (photo: Lisa Sproull)

9th May, 2014 (Montreal) Just a quick warning that Summer approaches and we have Gingham coming out of our ears.

Watch this space for more to follow as we update this post over the next few weeks as photographer Lisa Sproull releases Gingham pics from her recent PHOTOGRAPHER IN RESIDENCE stint here at Got Gingham.

In the meantime here is a fan of the Montreal band "Heat" who took out the ceiling at TRH Bar on Blvd. St-Laurent last night.  She was not the only Gingham Getter in the house, but we thought to start with somebody who's got a firm grip on the proceeding.

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