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AMPA Presents: Publishing in the Digital Age Luncheon Presentation

Evan Hansen, Editor-in-Chief of Wired.com will provide insight into the worlds of digital, online and mobile platform publishing through his experiences as the steward of one of the world’s most innovative and viewed online sites. Register by Thursday June 16, 2011 at 4:00pm. Registration will close before June 16 if all available spots are sold. Space is limited, so register early. Learn more and register today! “Publishing in the Digital Age” is presented by the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association, as part of the Joint Marketing Initiative lecture series, in partnership with the Calgary Chapter of the Canadian Marketing Association, Digital Alberta, and the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association.

AMPA Presents: Publishing in the Digital Age Luncheon Presentation with Industry Leader WIRED.com

Evan Hansen, Editor-in-Chief of Wired.com will provide insight into the worlds of digital, online and mobile platform publishing through his experiences as the steward of one of the world’s most innovative and viewed online sites. Register by Thursday June 16, 2011 at 4:00pm. Registration will close before June 16 if all available spots are sold. Space is limited, so register early. Learn more and register today! “Publishing in the Digital Age” is presented by the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association, as part of the Joint Marketing Initiative lecture series, in partnership with the Calgary Chapter of the Canadian Marketing Association, Digital Alberta, and the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association.

U of A Drama Department Launches StageLab Festival in June 2011

The U of A drama department launched their inaugural StageLab Festival set to run from June 10 – June 29, 2011 at the Second Playing Stage at Timms Centre for the Arts, U of A Campus. From Liz Nicholl’s article today in the Edmonton Journal, it’s off to a great start. “This year’s inaugural edition of StageLab bristles with premieres, and every production seems to emerge from a different mode of creativity and development.” Count me in!

Canada Day Celebrations at the Boonstock Festival in Gibbons, Alberta, June 29 to July 2, 2011

Located just outside the town of Gibbons, 20 minutes NE of Edmonton. Boonstock is a 4 day music festival, and camping is available on-site for the whole weekend. On July 1, Breakfast Television will celebrate Canada Day by broadcasting live from Boomstock. See the lineup and more:

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Writers Guild of Alberta Presents: Writing the History, Enscribing the Future Conference | June 10 – 12 | Calgary

The Writers Guild of Alberta presents the 2011 Conference marking the 30th anniversary of the largest provincial writing organization in Canada! Three days full of interactive panels, workshops, and lectures on the theme of Writing the History, Inscribing the Future, plus Blue Pencil Cafés, speed networking and pitch sessions, the WGA Annual General Meeting, and the 2011 Alberta Book Awards Gala on the night of Saturday, June 11, presented with the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. Come join us for this opportunity for Alberta writers at all stages of their writing life to mingle, learn, discuss, and party!

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)

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