Monday, March 19, 2012

On Common Ground: Conversations About Our City

On Common Ground: Conversations About Our City 
 features Urban Witness Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. 
at the Calgary Public Library, Central Library, main lobby area.
Everyone is welcome. Admission is FREE.

Join our diverse panel including a local artist, heritage specialist, City planner and aboriginal issue strategist, for a conversation exploring how to build an inclusive and collective future while recognizing Calgary's past through history and urban development. (Panelists include Tomas Jonsson, Cynthia Klaassen, Sonny Tomic, Lorna Crowshoe, and event moderator, Quyen Hoang.)

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 on 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.

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