It’s always fun to meet authors in the flesh and blood!
Pages is having a multi-author event this Thursday.
And be reminded that WordFest is not waiting for their October festival to get into gear:
Join a literary walk during Historic Calgary Week with author/reader, Shaun Hunter.
“Explore one of the city’s most storied streets, and meet a few of Calgary’s literary personalities — from the first chapters of the city’s literature through to the present.”
Stephen Avenue Through the Eyes of Writers
Wednesday, August 1st
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Meet at Olympic Plaza, beside the statues of the Famous Five (Women are Persons!)
Below, a teaser:
Happy summer everyone!
As part of Historic Calgary Week, Sue Carscallen and Mary Carwardine will be presenting:
The Fight for Books:
The Calgary Women’s Literary Club
Sunday, JULY 29TH
Memorial Park Branch
We hope those of you NOT away on holidays will come to cheer on our unbeatable CWLC research team/presenters!
As announced Tuesday, Elevation Pictures has very kindly offered CWLC five FREE double passes (10 tickets) to its latest release! You can see any viewing: Why not coordinate with others from CWLC?
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Janet, if you would like a double pass. We await reviews!
Synopsis: In 1980s Beirut, Mason Skiles is a former U.S. diplomat who is called back into service to save a colleague from the group that is possibly responsible for his own family’s death. Meanwhile, a CIA field agent who is working undercover at the American embassy is tasked with keeping Mason alive and ensuring that the mission is a success.
WordFest has launched year-round events, and there are some fun ones just around the corner, beginning with astronaut Scott Kelly on Sunday, November 19th. Click below:
Check WordFest.com for upcoming events.
At last week’s meeting, Margaret Sparkes mentioned the Calgary Public Library Foundation’s Windows of Opportunity initiative. She will discuss this further during the next few meetings, to confirm if we wish to support this initiative as a group.
The new Central Library is considered “the greatest civic project since the 1988 Olympics”. Calgary’s world-class library’s design will have a spectacular glass-paneled façade. If our Club wishes to participate in the Windows of Opportunity campaign:
If you can’t get to the next two or three meetings, please go to:
The Calgary Herald noted that “Le Carré fans can experience the one-night event from London’s Royal Festival Hall…”. It would surprise me if we don’t have lots of Le Carré fans in the Club. I hope to attend!
It will be screened October 23rd at Chinook and Eau Claire Market Cineplex Odeon theatres.
Janet Halls, Webmaster