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Central Library

November 2019

A Conversation with Quincy Troupe

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Central Library, 800 3 St. S.E.
Calgary, Canada
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Free

Join legendary New York City jazz poet Quincy Troupe for this special conversation at the Central Library. Troupe is best known as the author of Miles and Me: The Autobiography of Miles Davis, and The Pursuit of Happyness, written with the memoir's subject, Chris Gardner. This look into Troupe's momentous career will be hosted by CKUA's David Ward, and is presented by JazzYYC and the Calgary Spoken Word Society as part of JazzWalk. Photograph courtesy JazzYYC.

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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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