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

Stephen Leacock's

"My Discovery of the West"

Re-Tour 2017

Revised October 18th, 2017

Thank you for visiting this page.

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

Edmonton Alberta

November 7-10, 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

Edmonton, November 7th to 10th

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 7


2:00 pm

"Dr Leacock, I Presume?" Launch and Chat :: Press and Public :: Hotel Macdonald

7:00 pm

"The Unsolved Riddles of Stephen Leacock" :: Audrey's Books

November 8

"A Garden of Mariposies" :: Canadian Club of Edmonton Luncheon at the Chateau Lacombe

November 9


2:00 pm

Presentation at the Edmonton Public Library, Enterprise Square

Programme to be determined


6:00 pm

"A Field of Mariposies" Supper Concert at Chianti's hosted by TALES Storytellers of Edmonton

November 10

All Day
Stephen Leacock at the University of Alberta! If you are interested in Canadian literature or economic or political or educational thought and don't know much about Stephen Leacock then you are missing something quite interesting and maybe even significant. Drop in and join the conversation.
We'll be there!

Venues and times to be arranged.

Our Local Partners

Edmonton Public Library
TALES Edmonton - Storytellers
The Canadian Club of Edmonton
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
Audrey's Books

Recruitment of local partners continues.

The Original Leacock Tour

December 1936

Spoken In
Spoken To
December 14
University of Alberta audience of 1,000 Recovery After Graduation: Thoughts for the Class of 1935
December 15 Macdonald Hotel; U of T Alumni Dinner College As It Was and As It Is
December 15 University of Alberta Political Science Club Students Is Adam Smith Dead?
December 16 Macdonald Hotel; Men's & Women's Canadian Club & McGill Graduates Debit and Credit (Social Credit and economic policy)
December 16 Macdonald Hotel; Women's Press Club and Canadian Authors Dinner The Theory of Comic Verse

* 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.
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Voyageur Storytelling 2017

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