The Alexandra Centre Society is partnering with Calgary Reads to offer Anthology.


Love a good story? Join Calgary Reads and an amazing repertoire of readers for Anthology –  a monthly collection of storytelling, idea sharing, and inspiration… all related to books! The possibilities are limitless, and every session brings a new treasury-trove! 

Anthology runs on the last Tuesday of every month: The Alexandra Centre (922 9 Avenue SE) 9:00-10:30am $10.00 at the door* *all proceeds in support of the Children’s Reading Place just across the street! 

January 28, 2020: Julie Van Rosendaal’s "Dirty Food" takes a bite out of diet culture and ‘clean eating’ to revel in the sticky, saucy, gooey, crumbly, messy, and inherently shareable recipes that stand as metaphors for human life. The local author and cook will be at Anthology to talk more about confection and connection. 

February 25, 2020: Local Journalist Taylor Lambert drops by Anthology to delve into his W.O. Mitchell Prize-winning "Darwin’s Moving" … a story about criminality, class-ism, and Calgary, and the people who can, and do, literally move our lives. 

March 31, 2020: Trudy Cowan, Quilter-Extraordinaire, shares more about fibre arts, quilted illustrations, and weaving text with textiles through her book "The Little Grey Mouse: A Fable in Fabric". 

April 28, 2020:  Rev. Dr. John Pentland "Fishing Tips: How Curiosity Transformed a Community of Faith".

May 26, 2020: Pam Rocker "On 'Help, Thanks, Wow' by Anne Lamott".

June 23, 2020: Tim Fox "Napi kii lmitaa"




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