On Common Ground: Conversations about our City - March 31

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On Common Ground: Conversations about our City - March 31

Postby newsposter » Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:38 pm

On Common Ground: Conversations About Our City features Urban Witness

Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.
Calgary Public Library, Central Library, Main Lobby Area
Everyone is welcome. Admission is FREE.

Join our diverse panel for a conversation about Calgary’s history and urban development. Explore how we can build an inclusive and collective future while recognizing our past.

Panelists:
Tomas Jonsson - Local artist, curator and writer
Cynthia Klaassen - President, Calgary Heritage Initiative Society
Sonny Tomic - Manager of Centre City Planning & Implementation, City of Calgary
Lorna Crowshoe – Aboriginal Issue Strategist, City of Calgary

Moderator:
Quyen Hoang - The City of Calgary Public Art Program

“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.”
Jane Jacobs

As part of This is My City festival and presented by The City of Calgary Public Art Program, On Common Ground is a series of conversations among artists, community builders, cultural thinkers, and you. Come explore the shifting ideas of home, the ethics of working with each other, and urban renewal as it relates to our sense of history, community and shared culture. Four conversations are taking place - January 28, February 25, March 31 and April 28, 2012. This is My City (TMC) Festival 2012 is a multi-disciplinary arts festival, linking together TMC’s core work with programs produced by other organizations, to bring attention to homelessness, the use of urban space and the issue of urban redevelopment.

For more information, visit www.thisismycitycalgary.ca
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