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Flamenco Jam

Dates: February 24, March 31, April 28, May 26 & June 30, 2018
Location: Koi
Time: 7 - 9 pm

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Flamenco Jam is a project to promote The Flamenco Art Form, to discover new talented people, to gain new friends, to hook up with professionals and teachers,to practice your flamenco skills, to enhance the flamenco Calgary and surroundings community. 

This series of events will occur at Koi on the final Saturday of each month. Audience members can expect an opening act where three Alberta-based artists to do a traditional flamenco show (cuadro flamenco) and then open the stage for whoever is interested in continuing the "juerga style" (party style) event. 

This project was originally ran in 2015 and it was a great success! Tell all your friends to come, but a reservation is recommended as space is limited. 

This event is by donation (suggested donation $10 $15 $20).

For more information, click here.

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Vic Park presents: Sled Island in Central Memorial Park

Date: June 23 - 24, 2018
Location: Central Memorial Park
Time: 11 am - 5 pm

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The Victoria Park BIA is bringing Sled Island to Central Memorial Park once again! 

Join us on June 23 & 24 for a free, all-ages show in Central Memorial Park. Bands will be playing from 1 - 5 pm on both days! However, swing by from 11 am - 12 pm for a yoga session in the park.

We will add the line up for each day shortly!

If you have any questions or concerns, please email info@victoriapark.org.

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WordFest presents: Judy Rebick

Dates: June 26, 2018
Location: Memorial Park Library
Time: 7 - 8:30 pm

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Don't miss this evening with renowned Canadian social justice and feminist activist, writer, journalist, educator and speaker Judy Rebick. Her new memoir, Heroes in My Head, is a fascinating, heartbreaking, but ultimately empowering story about the public and private battles that have shaped her life — from struggling with depression and repressed memories of childhood sexual abuse, to becoming a high-profile spokesperson in the fight to legalize abortion in Canada. This event includes a reading and on-stage interview with the author, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing.

To learn more, or to purchase your tickets, please click here

Wordfest presents: Eden Robinson

Dates: November 8, 2018
Location: Memorial Park Library
Time: 7 - 8:30 pm

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Eden Robinson presents her latest novel, Trickster Drift, the second book in her captivating Trickster trilogy that began with the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize-nominated Son of a Trickster. This event includes an on-stage interview with the author, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing.

About Eden Robinson

In addition to the first two volumes of the Trickster trilogy, Eden Robinson's previous novels include the critically acclaimedMonkey Beach and Blood Sports as well as the short-story collection, Traplines. Her work describes Native Traditions and modern realities with both beautiful, honest language and biting black humour. Among the first female Indigenous Canadian writers to gain international attention, she has used her celebrity to draw attention in Time magazine to the Canadian government’s chipping away at Native health care, and to the lack of subsidized housing for urban Natives. Eden Robinson has been a Writer-in-Residence at the Whitehorse Public Library, and will be working with the Writers in Electronic Residence program, which links schools across the country with professional writers.

Get your tickets here