Voyageur Storytelling :: Stephen Leacock's "My Discovery of the West" Re-Tour 2017 :: Calgary

Stephen Leacock's

"My Discovery of the West"

Re-Tour 2017

Revised August 18, 2017

Thank you for visiting this page.

You are now poised to find out what will be happening in

Calgary Alberta

November 11-13, 2017

Presented by

Voyageur Storytelling Lunar Loon

Leslie Robbins-Conway

and Paul Conway

from Northern Bruce Peninsula

(Ontario, Canada)


Canada's Sesquicentennial

in cooperation with

our local partners

Calgary, November 11th to 13th

Scroll down for the list of our local partners, with links, and further for details of Stephen Leacock's visit in 1936


A "Mariposie" is a story or other performance piece by or about Stephen Leaock.

"Talk-and-Tell" events mingle Mariposies with questions and conversation.

All events, until confirmed, are subject to change and alternative ideas.

Time of Day
Programme*, Event and Venue

November 11

Evening open. We will be driving down from Edmonton during the day.

November 12


2:00 pm

"The Unsolved Riddle(s) of Stephen Leacock" :: Talk-and-Tell at the Calgary Public Library

4:30 pm

Storytelling Gathering with TALES Calgary at Loft 112, #112, 535 8 Ave SE

November 13

All Day
Dedicated to individual conversations. These too are entirely consistent with the Leacock precedent, and we hope to have lots of them.

Our Local Partners

Calgary Public Library
TALES Calgary, Storytellers
Loft 112 (through TALES Calgary)

Recruitment of local partners continues.

The Original Leacock Tour

December 1936

Spoken In
Spoken To
December 18
Canadian Club & Board of Trade; Hudson's Bay Dining Room; broadcast s. Alberta Social Credit
December 18 Palliser Hotel; Women's Canadian Club Frenzied Fiction
December 18 Palliser Hotel; McGill & Varsity Graduates Recalling Years at College

* For more complete descriptions of the events and performances please visit our Re-Tour Repertoire page by clicking on the icon beside. It will open in a new window.
If you have a comment or suggestion, or would like to discuss anything, please contact us by clicking on the icon beside. It too will open in a new window.

Voyageur Storytelling 2017

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