#5X15 Five brilliant speakers, 15 minutes each. Magic. (19+) July 10 @ 9pm @FoxCabaret @IndianSummerCND #TIX http://www.ticketstonight.ca/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&eventid=10515 5x15 is a speakers series that originated in London, with the simple but brilliant format of five speakers, speaking for fifteen minutes each, on any topic they are truly passionate about. Come early to the Fox Cabaret, settle down with a drink in hand, and watch the magic unfold.
Laughing My Way to the Mosque with #ZarqaNawaz July 9 @SFU_W @IndianSummerCND #TIX http://bit.ly/1o6x5cy Zarqa Nawaz (creator of the hit TV series Little Mosque on the Prairie) has always straddled two cultures. She finds herself agonizing about which sparkly earrings will ‘pimp out' her hijab, or flirting with the WalMart meat manager just to score the best Halal chicken just before Eid. Books available for purchase at the venue, signing copies after the event.
#ARTPOLITIK Culture and the Graphic Novel July 9 @SFU_W @IndianSummerCND #TIX http://www.ticketstonight.ca/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&eventid=10512 ARTPOLITIK: CULTURE & GRAPHIC NOVELS WITH ORIJIT SEN, DAVID WONG AND MICHAEL NICOLL YAHGULANAAS Graphic novelists are contemporary minstrels, visual balladeers, whose stories are that rare and most wonderful of things - a marriage of text and image.
#CAPITAL A Portrait of a Megalopolis, with #RanaDasgupta July 4 @SFU_W @IndianSummerCND "To look at contemporary Delhi is to look at the symptoms of the global 21st century in their most glaring and advanced form." - Rana Dasgupta Dasgupta speaks about more than just one city; Delhi's lessons are for all cities and indeed, about our global future. #TIX http://www.ticketstonight.ca/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&eventid=10511
An Evening With #RezaAslan July 11 at 6pm @SFU_W @IndianSummerCND #TIX http://www.ticketstonight.ca/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&eventid=10508 Spend an evening with the internationally bestselling author of No god but God and Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. Reza Aslan offers us a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that calls into question everything we thought we knew about Jesus of Nazareth.
Suzanna Arundhati Roy (born is an Indian author who is best known for the 1997 Man Booker Prize for fiction-winning novel "The God of Small Things" She is also known as a political activist involved in human rights and environmental causes.