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8:45pm to 10:00pm
Arts Learning Centre, Main floor
Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts
225-8 Ave SE
Donation at the door
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Join us for eclectic festivities that celebrate the spirit of the Festival. The evening will include spoken word performances by artist Kirk Miles and others, music
from Drop-In Centre artists, and opportunities to meet and mingle with This is My City artists and supporters.
Kirk Miles’ poems have been produced on CBC's Alberta Anthology and his poetry has been published in journals across Canada. As a playwright he has earned recognition for his work including an award from Alberta Culture for co-writing the critically acclaimed Juggler on a Drum and in June of 2009 Kirk Miles won the Writers Guild of Alberta Screenwriters Award for a screenplay entitled Shadow Maker. A book of poetry: The Last Six Minutes of Elvis, was published by Touchwood Press in 2002, and in 2009 of ash of brick of water was published by B House. In the fall of 2007 Bravo aired a half hour special on his life as a poet, playwright and clown. His spoken word show with Ken Sinclair is called Midnight Yoga for Alcoholics and has been seen at several festivals and events throughout Alberta including This is My City Festival in 2012. A frequent participant of the Banff Leighton Artist Colony, Hotel on the Cliffs on the Heart was completed in 2011 and is under consideration by several publishers. Presently he is working hard on a manuscript of poems about the holocaust called Moving Dust.