Friday, October 18, 2013

One Book One Community Events: November 1-2, 2013

The One Book One Community Committee is pleased to announce that the 2013 book selection is The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt. 

The 9th annual OBOC event will take place the evening of Friday November 1 at the Esplanade and continue on the morning of Saturday November 2 at Medicine Hat College.

Friday evening will include two presentations: Bullets and Banjos: The Story of Music in The 1850s with ethnomusicologist Dr. Daniel Schnee and Blood and Ink: Literary Violence and the Myths of the Canadian and American Wests, a discussion with the Esplanade’s Museum Curator, Dr. Robert Bruce Shepard. Also on display is the Esplanade Archives Vignette Exhibition: The Not So Wild West – Early Portraits (until January 10, 2014). A reception with themed refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. 

Saturday morning provides the “city-wide book club” experience with facilitated discussion about the book over coffee.

For more information about One Book One Community please contact Leigh Cunningham at 403-504-3564 or at or visit the website at

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