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June 2017
Free

Terry Gibbs – Why the Dalai Lama is a Socialist

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
shelf Life Books

“I am a socialist,” declared the Dalai Lama to the surprise of many recently. Though Buddhists and socialists both might be perplexed at the suggestion that their approaches to life share fundamental principles, important figures in Buddhism have increasingly been framing contemporary social and economic problems in distinctly socialist terms.  In this innovative and provocative work, Terry Gibbs argues that the shared values expressed in each tradition could provide useful signposts for creating a truly humane, compassionate, and free society.…

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July 2017
Free

Glacier Skywalk – Clea Sturgess & Jeremy Sturgess

July 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
shelf Life Books

Join us for the launch of Glacier Skywalk,the inside story of one of the most spectacular achievements in contemporary architecture. Glacier Skywalk tells the story of this award-winning collaboration between Parks Canada, Brewster Travel, and the combined design-and-build team of Sturgess Architecture, PCL Constructors, and RJC Consulting Engineers. Insightful essays by Trevor Boddy and Clea and Jeremy Sturgess reveal how the ideas came together and were realized in built form. Detailed sketches, three-dimensional renderings, and stunning photographs by Robert Lemermeyer…

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Seites Theme Portrait Launch

July 8 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Shelf Life Books,
1302-4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta Canada
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Join us for the launch of the 8th SEITIES Publication THEME:PORTRAIT Theme Portrait features over 60 international traditional photographers in the upcoming 16/17 Summer Publication. Featuring art by George Webber, Zelko Nedic and Jacqueline Roberts www.georgewebber.ca https://www.zelkonedic.com/ http://www.jacquelineroberts.com/ ON SITE TINTYPES JULY 8TH + 9TH BY RAINIKA PHOTOGRAPHIK https://www.rainika.com/ PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY OF THEME:PORTRAIT : http://seities.bigcartel.com/product/theme-portrait Stay tuned! More artists to be announced.

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How can you think that?!? A Political Bookclub

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shelf Life Books,
1302-4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta Canada
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A book club for conservatives and liberals who want to get out of their bubbles and bridge the great divide. Buy the book, read it, and come join us for a lively discussion. We’ve all felt it: Whether we’ve argued pointlessly with someone on social media, felt our blood pressure rise as we’ve fought over politics with family members, or simply veered delicately away from certain topics, it’s hard to ignore the chasm between those who hold opposing political views.…

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August 2017

How can you think that?!? A Political Bookclub

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shelf Life Books,
1302 4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0X8 Canada
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A book club for conservatives and liberals who want to get out of their bubbles and bridge the great divide. Buy the book, read it, and come join us for a lively discussion. We’ve all felt it: Whether we’ve argued pointlessly with someone on social media, felt our blood pressure rise as we’ve fought over politics with family members, or simply veered delicately away from certain topics, it’s hard to ignore the chasm between those who hold opposing political views.…

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September 2017

How can you think that?!? A Political Bookclub

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shelf Life Books,
1302 4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0X8 Canada
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A book club for conservatives and liberals who want to get out of their bubbles and bridge the great divide. Buy the book, read it, and come join us for a lively discussion. We’ve all felt it: Whether we’ve argued pointlessly with someone on social media, felt our blood pressure rise as we’ve fought over politics with family members, or simply veered delicately away from certain topics, it’s hard to ignore the chasm between those who hold opposing political views.…

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October 2017

How can you think that?!? A Political Bookclub

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shelf Life Books

A book club for conservatives and liberals who want to get out of their bubbles and bridge the great divide. Buy the book, read it, and come join us for a lively discussion. We’ve all felt it: Whether we’ve argued pointlessly with someone on social media, felt our blood pressure rise as we’ve fought over politics with family members, or simply veered delicately away from certain topics, it’s hard to ignore the chasm between those who hold opposing political views.…

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