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September 2016

Woolf’s Voices 13

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shelf Life Books,
1302-4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta Canada
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An evening of music, poetry, writing and spoken word! The evening’s performers: Ashley Jones, Chantal Stormsong Chignon, Deborah Mebude, Harpreet M. Dayal, Leighton Paloma, Maria Araujo, Mary Vlooswyk, and Vanessa Urschel. Presented by Adrienne Adams of Feminine Voice. Invite your Friends! Please share widely and loudly for a howling good time!

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Single Onion #134

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shelf Life Books,
1302-4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta Canada
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The Single Onion kicks off its fall season with three great poets: Sheri Benning, Micheline Maylor, and Cassy Welburn. About the poets: Sheri Benning grew up on a small farm in Saskatchewan, Canada. She’s since travelled widely while attaining several academic degrees. Her first two poetry collections were Thin Moon Psalm (Brick Books, 2007) and Earth After Rain (Thistledown Press, 2001). Her poetry, essays and fiction have also appeared in Canadian literary journals and anthologies. At work on new poems…

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Gisèle Villeneuve – Rising Abruptly

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shelf Life Books,
1302-4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta Canada
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Seven enigmatic and compelling stories about women, and the myth and mystery of mountains. Gisèle Villeneuve’s short stories test the elastic pull between passion and terror. For inspiration, Villeneuve turned to her personal history to examine what lures urban dwellers outdoors, to test themselves against peaks and valleys. Using the overarching metaphor of mountain climbing, she plays with form, language, and narrative to reveal our fears, our loves, our passions. Rising Abruptly is a perfect companion for anyone who likes…

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Anne Georg & Jaye Hilchey – The Remarkable Story of The Grizzly & The Goats

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shelf Life Books,
1302-4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta Canada
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A book launch and author signing. A true story about a dramatic encounter between a Grizzly bear and two mountain goats we witnessed as guests of the Durrand Glacier Chalet in the Selkirk Mountains above Revelstoke. The artwork was created by Jaye Hilchey, who became involved in the project through ACAD’s Public Design program.

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TALES Calgary presents: Stories Forged in Fire

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shelf Life Books

TALES Calgary presents: Stories Forged in Fire. Listen to various storytellers along with musician John Leeder as he highlights lives that have been changed by fire. Share your own story at the open mic. Call Maria Hopkins, 403.698.1818 or Cassy 403.283.9489 for more details. See also www.talesalberta.com

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