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16 July Saturday

5×15 Vancouver: Five Speakers, Fifteen Minutes Each. Magic.

16 July 2016, 20:00 - 16 July 2016, 21:30
The Imperial, 319 Main St
Vancouver, BC V6A 2S9 Canada
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‘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 is a speakers series that originated in London and has since spread to New York and Milan. It features five stellar speakers, speaking for fifteen minutes each on a topic they are deeply passionate about. The only rules: the talk should be unscripted, and fifteen minutes long. 5×15 has hosted speakers such as Gloria Steinem, Ben Okri, Brian Eno, Malcom Gladwell, Eve Ensler and Ahdaf Soueif. Since 2014, Indian Summer Festival has hosted the only Canadian iteration of 5×15.

We return for the third edition in 2016 with an all star lineup including:

  • Award-winning playwright, actor and novelist Carmen Aguirre: ‘Now You See Me, Now You Don’t’
  • Noted researcher and academic Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani: ‘Good vs. Evil and other myths about human nature.’
  • Former Premier of British Columbia and bestselling author Ujjal Dosanjh
  • Three time Lambda award nominated writer and 2016 Toronto Pride Grand Marshal Vivek Shraya: ‘The Poetics of Racism’.
  • Virtuoso violinist Jeanette-Bernal Singh

The evening is hilariously and graciously hosted by Ottawa-based comedian Kalyani Pandya.

Be a part of this crowd favourite at the Imperial Nightclub. Following the talk is our roaring closing party ’Tropitaal’ featuring a Desi/Latino soundclash. Stay for a dance and make it a night out!

Details
Date: July 16, 2016
Time: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost: $15
Event CategoryIdeas
Venue
Venue Name: The Imperial
Address: 319 Main St
Vancouver, BC V6A 2S9 Canada

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Organizer
Organizer Name: Indian Summer Festival
Phone: 604-283-9172
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