Food Writers Coming to Calgary

May 28 @ 7 PM $15 - $20

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2nd Street SW
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The self-proclaimed “Queen of Fibre” is coming and she’s going to help you get an A+ on your next Colonoscopy, phew! On May 28th media personality, bestselling author, and professional home economist Mairlyn Smith is presenting her new fibre infused cookbook, Peace, Love & Fibre. This event includes an on-stage interview with local celebrity Julie Van Rosendaal, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing. READ MORE

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Even More to See this Spring

Guy Gavriel Kay: A Spirited Conversation

May 22 @ 7 PM $65

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2 St SW
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Join us for an intimate  and extraordinary conversation with one of Canada's most beloved writers. internationally bestselling author Guy Gavriel Kay will take you on a biographical journey, paying tribute to the exclusive whiskeys that have fuelled his creativity (provided by Calgary's whisky expert Curt Robinson of allthingswhisky.com). READ MORE
May 23 @ 7 PM $20 - $25

Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, New Central Library
800 3 Street SE
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Join us for an evening with the internationally bestselling author of Tigana and The Lions of Al-Rassan, Guy Gavriel Kay as he presents his masterful new novel, A Brightness Long Ago. Set in the vivid world of early Renaissance Italy, the novel offers an extraordinary cast of characters whose lives come together through destiny, love, and ambition. CBC host Jennifer Keene will be doing the on-stage interview, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing. READ MORE
May 25 @ 1 PM $15 - $20

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2nd Street SW
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Don't miss this afternoon with the Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning author of Fifteen Dogs. André Alexis' latest novel, Days by Moonlight, is a darkly comical exploration of the perpetual question: how do we know the things we know are real and what is real anyway? READ MORE