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November 2019

Let’s Talk About… Togetherness

November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Library, 800 3 St. S.E.
Calgary, Canada
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$6 – $15

Join d.talks at the Central Library for a talk about the built environment, how it fosters community and where things get lost along the way. Speakers include Avnish Nanda, a lawyer whose work addresses social justice matters; Michelle Robinson, Indigenous activist and host of the podcast Native Calgarian; and Despina Stratigakos, an architectural historian who recently published the book Where Are the Women Architects? (2016). Tickets are $12 for general admission or $6 for students in advance and $15 at…

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Sherlock Holmes and the Raven’s Curse

November 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until December 14, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 14, 2019

The Playhouse, 115 9 Ave. S.E. + Google Map
$25 – $70

Everyone's favourite detective and sidekick duo are returning this season to visit Sherlock Holmes' childhood home to investigate the mysterious death of Holmes' favourite uncle and to uncover the truth behind an ancient family curse: The Raven's Curse. R. Hamilton Wright — the playwright of Sherlock Holmes and the American Problem — delivers a play that will keep you on the edge of your seat as danger lurks around every corner for Holmes and Watson. This play is suitable for…

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GIRAF

November 21 - November 24
Calgary Calgary, Alberta Canada + Google Map
Prices vary

Quickdraw Animation Society's annual festival of animation takes place at Quickdraw HQ (2011 10 Ave. S.W.) and the Globe Cinema (617 8 Ave. S.W.) from November 21 to 24. Each year, Quickdraw selects animated works from across Canada and around the globe for four days of screenings, artist talks, performances and more. The full program will be available on the festival's website in October 2019. Photograph by Tyler Klein Longmire.

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ISA Third Thursdays

November 21 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on October 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Buchanan’s Chop House & Whisky Bar, 738 3 Ave. S.W.
Calgary, Canada
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Free admission

The International Screenwriters Association has a new, monthly gathering taking place in Calgary. On the third Thursday of each month (with the exception of the first event being on Wednesday, September 18), screenwriters are welcomed to mix and mingle with their peers, enter to win door prizes, hear from special guests and explore the perks of the professional association's network. Attendees will also receive a free three-month membership to International Screenwriters Association Connect. Photograph courtesy of the International Screenwriters Association.

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Celebrate Grey Cup with The Core

November 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Core, 324 8 Ave S.W.
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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Free

The Core is celebrating the Grey Cup in Calgary with a noon-hour event on November 22. Calgary Stampeders alumni Rob Cote, Jesse Lumsden and Jon Cornish will be on hand for photo and autograph opportunities, a live DJ will play and attendees can win prizes like a pair of tickets for the Grey Cup. Photograph courtesy of The Core.

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6th Annual LiverRight Gala

November 22 @ 6:00 pm
Sheraton Cavalier, 2620 32 Ave. N.E.
Calgary, Canada
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$150

This fundraiser for the Canadian Liver Foundation will raise money to support medical research right here in Alberta. Guests will enjoy a three-course dinner, live entertainment, an auction, a raffle and a celebration of the Foundation's members, corporate supporters and the doctors and surgeons from its community. Tickets are $150 per person, $1,200 for a table of eight or $2,500 for a VIP table of eight. Photograph courtesy of Canadian Liver Foundation.

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O Canada Crosswords Book Signing

November 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Indigo Signal Hill, 5570 Signal Hill Centre S.W.
Calgary, Canada
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Free admission

Author Gwen Sjogren will be signing copies of the 20th edition of the O Canada Crosswords Book for one afternoon in Signal Hill. Fans of national trivia and word puzzles in general can attend for free — you'll just have to buy a copy in order to get it signed. O Canada Crosswords Book 20 retails for $15.95. Book cover courtesy of Nightwood Editions.

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Podcast Live! with Mike Tod

November 24 @ 7:00 pm
Central Library, 800 3 St. S.E.
Calgary, Canada
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Free

Join Mike Tod and guests at the Central Library on November 24 for a look behind the scenes of his podcast The Folk. The 13-part series chronicles the true stories and lesser-known history of folk music in Canada. At this event, Tod will speak about his process and perform songs featured in the show with guest musicians Laura Reid and Nathan M. Godfrey. Photograph by Sebastian Buzzalino.

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The State of LNG Markets in the world and Canada’s potential

November 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
The Westin, 320 4 Ave. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2S6 Canada
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$75

As part of the Petronas International Energy Speaker series, attendees are invited to hear from Maria van der Hoeven, retired Dutch politican and Executive Director of the International Agency, give a 30 minute presentation followed by a Q & A session. The Q & A will be moderated by Jackie Forrest, Senior Director of ARC Energy Research Institute. Lunch will be provided before the Q & A. Photograph of Maria van der Hoeven, courtesy of the Haskayne School of Business.

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Navigating Emerging Markets

November 27 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Ross Glen Hall, 4825 Mount Royal Gate S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T3E 6K6 Canada
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$20

During this one-day networking event, you'll hear from fellow Calgarians who have taken the career leap into the field of renewable and sustainable energy. Sessions will touch on everything from wind energy and solar thermal energy to disruptive technology and sustainability projects in Alberta. Coffee and lunch will be provided. Photograph courtesy of The GoldMind Project.

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Join d.talks at the Central Library for a talk about the built environment, how it fosters community and where things get lost along the way. Speakers include Avnish Nanda, a lawyer whose work addresses social justice matters; Michelle Robinson, Indigenous activist and host of the podcast Native Calgarian; and Despina Stratigakos, an architectural historian who recently published the book Where Are the Women Architects? (2016). Tickets are $12 for general admission or $6 for students in advance and $15 at the door.

Image courtesy of d.talks.

Everyone’s favourite detective and sidekick duo are returning this season to visit Sherlock Holmes’ childhood home to investigate the mysterious death of Holmes’ favourite uncle and to uncover the truth behind an ancient family curse: The Raven’s Curse. R. Hamilton Wright — the playwright of Sherlock Holmes and the American Problem — delivers a play that will keep you on the edge of your seat as danger lurks around every corner for Holmes and Watson.

This play is suitable for ages 11+.

Photograph by Citrus Photo.

Quickdraw Animation Society’s annual festival of animation takes place at Quickdraw HQ (2011 10 Ave. S.W.) and the Globe Cinema (617 8 Ave. S.W.) from November 21 to 24. Each year, Quickdraw selects animated works from across Canada and around the globe for four days of screenings, artist talks, performances and more. The full program will be available on the festival’s website in October 2019.

Photograph by Tyler Klein Longmire.

The International Screenwriters Association has a new, monthly gathering taking place in Calgary. On the third Thursday of each month (with the exception of the first event being on Wednesday, September 18), screenwriters are welcomed to mix and mingle with their peers, enter to win door prizes, hear from special guests and explore the perks of the professional association’s network. Attendees will also receive a free three-month membership to International Screenwriters Association Connect.

Photograph courtesy of the International Screenwriters Association.

The Core is celebrating the Grey Cup in Calgary with a noon-hour event on November 22. Calgary Stampeders alumni Rob Cote, Jesse Lumsden and Jon Cornish will be on hand for photo and autograph opportunities, a live DJ will play and attendees can win prizes like a pair of tickets for the Grey Cup.

Photograph courtesy of The Core.

This fundraiser for the Canadian Liver Foundation will raise money to support medical research right here in Alberta. Guests will enjoy a three-course dinner, live entertainment, an auction, a raffle and a celebration of the Foundation’s members, corporate supporters and the doctors and surgeons from its community. Tickets are $150 per person, $1,200 for a table of eight or $2,500 for a VIP table of eight.

Photograph courtesy of Canadian Liver Foundation.

Author Gwen Sjogren will be signing copies of the 20th edition of the O Canada Crosswords Book for one afternoon in Signal Hill. Fans of national trivia and word puzzles in general can attend for free — you’ll just have to buy a copy in order to get it signed. O Canada Crosswords Book 20 retails for $15.95.

Book cover courtesy of Nightwood Editions.

Join Mike Tod and guests at the Central Library on November 24 for a look behind the scenes of his podcast The Folk. The 13-part series chronicles the true stories and lesser-known history of folk music in Canada. At this event, Tod will speak about his process and perform songs featured in the show with guest musicians Laura Reid and Nathan M. Godfrey.

Photograph by Sebastian Buzzalino.

As part of the Petronas International Energy Speaker series, attendees are invited to hear from Maria van der Hoeven, retired Dutch politican and Executive Director of the International Agency, give a 30 minute presentation followed by a Q & A session. The Q & A will be moderated by Jackie Forrest, Senior Director of ARC Energy Research Institute.

Lunch will be provided before the Q & A.

Photograph of Maria van der Hoeven, courtesy of the Haskayne School of Business.

During this one-day networking event, you’ll hear from fellow Calgarians who have taken the career leap into the field of renewable and sustainable energy. Sessions will touch on everything from wind energy and solar thermal energy to disruptive technology and sustainability projects in Alberta.

Coffee and lunch will be provided.

Photograph courtesy of The GoldMind Project.

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