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Art of Conversation with Graham Hicks and Rob Christie in Edmonton March 30

Rob Christie and Audie Lynds of Capital FM, and Graham Hicks, cordially invite you to join us at Art of Conversation LV at O’Byrne’s Irish Pub in Edmonton.

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Funding available for Alberta Arts Days 2011 Celebration Sites

The fourth annual Alberta Arts Days will occur from September 30 to October 2, 2011, in celebration of National Culture Days. The goal is to once again ensure all Albertans have access to a wide range of cultural experiences and encourage a greater love and appreciation for the arts.

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AMPIA Workshop: How to Create Compelling Digital Extensions for Feature Films and Television

AMPIA presents an exciting and informative workshop sponsored by Telefilm Canada:

How to Create Compelling Digital Extensions for Feature Films and Television

Productions Speaker: Matt Toner from Zeroes to Heroes Media

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Steve Hogel to Speak at Emerging Business Leaders Meeting in Edmonton on March 21

Steve Hogel, former Director of News and Public Affairs for CTV Edmonton, and now VP Public Affairs and Communications for the Katz Group in Edmonton, will be the guest speaker at the next Emerging Business Leaders meeting on March 21 in Edmonton at the Access Lounge at 8223 104 Street starting at 8:00pm.

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TEDx Edmonton Tickets Now on Sale for June 11 Event

TEDxEdmonton 2011: Seeds of Innovation

We’re in the midst of an exciting era. We’re living in an interconnected knowledge economy shaped by the creative industries, information technology, and globalization. And we’re seeing a new generation of connected artists, scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs emerging who can transform seeds of new ideas into bold new works, companies and products. At TEDxEdmonton 2011, we’ll meet some of these remarkable people, some from abroad, others from right here in our hometown. We promise you another dizzying day of inspiration, wonder and curious delight, as we experience the stories, visions, and passions of these bold individuals through the art of live presentation.

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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)