Five brilliant minds. Fifteen minutes each. Magic.
“If 5×15’s packed soirees feel like an evening of offline, communal surfing, it’s due to the eclectic menu of speakers.” —The New York Times
5×15 features five stellar speakers, speaking for fifteen minutes each on a topic they are passionate about. What the audience gets is a brainy, eclectic and magical lineup of minds communicating with rigour and punch. 5×15 originated in London and now has chapters in New York and Milan. The series has hosted speakers like Gloria Steinem, Salman Rushdie, Malcolm Gladwell and Eve Ensler. ISF is proud to be the only Canadian host of 5×15, with five hugely successful iterations of the event so far, featuring Canadian and international stars such as Reza Aslan, Ivan Coyote, Vivek Shraya, Talvin Singh, Bif Naked, Kamila Shamsie and Wade Davis.
Our all-star line-up of speakers in 2019 includes:
TED sensation and acclaimed writer Pico Iyer on ‘Matters of Life and Death’
Literary bluesman Arthur Flowers on ‘Reclaiming Brer Rabbit’
Novelist Eden Robinson on ‘Tricksters Forever’
Full venue description and accessibility information: Roundhouse Community Centre
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Call us at (604) 283-9172 (Dial 2 for Box Office).
Refunds are not available for any Indian Summer Arts Society Events.