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May 21, 2019

Asian Heritage Month
Web: http://www.asianheritagemonth.net/
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Octopus Books Centretown
Time and Place: @25One Community - 2nd Floor, 251 Bank
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May 2019 Events
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Mayworks Ottawa
Workers Cabaret: Resistance Is Beautiful May 1 @ 7:00 pm poetry, music, aerial artists, food. Arts Court Theatre, 2 Daly Avenue $
Ottawa - Archives Unshelved with Librarian Vivian Lewis 5:30pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:30pm
2019 Spring Ottawa International Writers Festival
6:30 PM: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society with Nicholas A. Christakis 8:30 PM: Defending Democracy with Michael Adams and David Moscrop
Asian Heritage Month
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Ottawa Storytellers Monthly Story Swap 7:00pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
2019 Spring Ottawa International Writers Festival
6:00 PM: The Words of My Father with Yousef Bashir 7:30 PM: Secrets from My Vietnamese Kitchen with Kim Thuy 9:00 PM: Crime and Punishment with S.J. Maher, and Ausma Zehanat Khan
Asian Heritage Month
2019 Spring Ottawa International Writers Festival
1:00 PM: The Art of Diplomacy: Strengthening the Canada-U.S. Relationship in Times of Uncertainty with Bruce and Vicki Heyman 3:00 PM: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution with Lee Smolin 4:30 PM: The Reality Bubble with Ziya Tong 5:00 PM (Manx) Plan 99 Poetry with Arielle Twist, Matthew Walsh and Cassidy McFadzean 6:00 PM: Imagined Worlds with Kate Heartfield and S. A. Chakraborty 7:30 PM: Radicalized with Cory Doctorow 9:00 PM: Team Human with Douglas Rushkoff
Asian Heritage Month
Tales from the Silk Road
Free Comic Book Day 10:00am
Jacobs 101: An introduction to the ideas of Jane Jacobs 12:00pm
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2019 Spring Ottawa International Writers Festival
1:30: True North Rising with Whit Fraser Hosted by Elizabeth Hay 3:00 PM: Book Launch: To See the Stars by Jan Andrews 4:30 PM: A Brightness Long Ago with Guy Gavriel Kay 5:00 PM (Manx) Plan 99 Prose with Missy Marston and Nancy Jo Cullen 6:30 PM: The River of Life with Yasuko Thanh and Samra Zafar 8:30 PM: Beyond Binaries with Lorimer Shenher, Kristen Worley and Joshua M Ferguson
Asian Heritage Month
Tales from the Silk Road
Happy Goat Open Mic 2:00pm
Guernica Editions Spring Launch Ottawa 3:00pm
Slam Outaouais 5:00pm
2019 Spring Ottawa International Writers Festival
NOON: On Creativity: One on One with Cornelia Funke 5:30 PM: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture with Bruce Pascoe 7:00 PM: Truth in Fiction with Karen Lee White and Richard Van Camp 8:30 PM: Living History with Alicia Elliott and Terese Marie Mailhot
Asian Heritage Month
Youth Speak Mentorship Program 5:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
2019 Spring Ottawa International Writers Festival
6:30 PM: No Place Like Home with Nilofar Shidmehr, Pierre Jarawan and David Bezmozgis 8:30 PM: On Short Stories, Comics and Mentorship with Téa Mutonji and Vivek Shraya
Asian Heritage Month
Asian Heritage Month
Apocalypse Chow Book Launch 6:00pm
Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild - Ottawa Valley Chapter 6:30pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:30pm
Asian Heritage Month
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Spring Book Social 7:00pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
Asian Heritage Month
Ottawa Comic Con Spring 2019
Asian Heritage Month
Ottawa Comic Con Spring 2019
Launch of Special Issue of the Cafe Review edited by Robert Hogg 2:00pm
The Fembassy - May (Mother's Day Edition!) 8:00pm
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Asian Heritage Month
Ottawa Comic Con Spring 2019
Happy Goat Open Mic 2:00pm
Asian Heritage Month
Mayworks Ottawa
Storytelling and Panel on the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike, Council Chambers at Centrepointe Nepean, 7:30pm $10
Youth Speak Mentorship Program 5:00pm
West End Story Swap 7:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
Asian Heritage Month
Cracking Labourís Glass Ceiling: Transforming Lives through Womenís Union Education 7:00pm
In Our Tongues Reading and Art Series 7:00pm
Ottawa Zine Swap 7:00pm
Rencontre-échange avec l'auteure Leïla Hamoutene 7:00pm
Asian Heritage Month
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Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:30pm
Asian Heritage Month
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
On the Path to Reconciliation 6:30pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
Asian Heritage Month
MECA 8 with Geza Tatrallyay, John Delacourt and Ian Thomas Shaw 7:00pm
Dear Freaks: One Hit Wonders 9:00pm
Asian Heritage Month
Coles Bayshore Book Signings
Michel Weatherall 11am - 2pm www.facebook.com/events/467378637130244/
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Asian Heritage Month
Happy Goat Open Mic 2:00pm
Asian Heritage Month
Youth Speak Mentorship Program 5:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
Asian Heritage Month
Octopus Books Centretown
A New Kind of Union with Fred Wilson and Maude Barlow 7pm www.facebook.com/events/317188632300622/
Asian Heritage Month
Re/Découverte du sentier des auteur(e)s avec Marc Haentjens 6:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:30pm
2019 Wakefield Writers Festival
Asian Heritage Month
OIWF Reviewers Meet Up and Coffee 5:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
SOFT ART: PANEL & SHOW FT. FRIZZ KID 6:30pm
Asian Canadian Narratives: Using Non-fiction and Fiction to tell our stories 7:00pm
Cloud Circuit, Dimitri Georgaras and Faizal Deen 7:00pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
2019 Wakefield Writers Festival
Asian Heritage Month
2019 Wakefield Writers Festival
Asian Heritage Month
Book Launch for Jagjeet Sharma 2:00pm
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2019 Wakefield Writers Festival
Asian Heritage Month
Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Book Drive at the Ottawa Farmers' Market 9:00am
Happy Goat Open Mic 2:00pm
Lancement du livre "Il n'y a que le train" de Danielle Guérin 2:00pm
The Short Reading Series 4:00pm
Elise Levine and Natalie Southwark
Asian Heritage Month
Youth Speak Mentorship Program 5:00pm
Book Launch: Teardown: A Handbook of Democratic Solutions in Troubled Times Dave Meslin 7:00pm
Monday Night Scribes 10:00pm
Asian Heritage Month
Andrew King 7:00pm
Asian Heritage Month
One on One with Geddy Lee 7:00pm
Ottawa Scrabble Club 7:00pm
The Ottawa Comic Jam 7:00pm
Celtic Folk Night 7:30pm
Asian Heritage Month
Octopus Books Centretown
Outside In: Libby Davies' Book Launch 7pm www.facebook.com/events/402797627169241/
David Chernushenko 1:30pm
Liam Burke 5:00pm
Third World Players 6:00pm
Literary Landscape 6:30pm
Open Mic at Cafe Nostalgica 8:30pm
Asian Heritage Month
Express Session - Open Mic + Conscious Art Show Display 7:00pm
Write Bloody North Book Launch: Ian Keteku and Titilope Sonuga 7:00pm