upcoming events

Saturdays from Jan. 19 to Feb. 2: Improbotics — Rapid Fire Theatre, of which I Don’t Get It’s Paul Blinov is a member, and HumanMachine challenge you to decipher what sets humans apart, in a show that blurs the lines between human and machine minds.
Tickets: $12 to $14 

Jan. 20: Shane Koyczan with special guest Knowmadic — Ahmed “Knowmadic” Ali, Edmonton’s poet laureate and part of the OtherWise team, is opening for spoken word artist Shane Koyczan at the Myer Horowitz Theatre.
Tickets: $29.50

Jan. 24: New Ways to Reach Your Audience (or Customers) Online — Kyle Marshall of Media Lab YYC comes to the ATB Entrepreneur Centre in Calgary to discuss how video and podcasting can help you connect with your audience. He’ll discuss what type of content does the best, and how you can create stuff without neglecting the other parts of your business.
Free: Register

Jan. 24: TALES from the Land of Robbie Burns — Calum Lykan of The Bothy Storytelling Podcast shares stories from the land of Scotland’s famed bard, Robbie Burns, while you enjoy a three-course dinner at Chianti Café. Presented by the Edmonton chapter of TALES, The Alberta League Encouraging Storytelling.
Tickets: $55

Jan. 24: Wolf Pack YEG x Rad Dads Talk Fatherhood — Join German Villegas of Modern Manhood at this collaboration between Next Gen Men and Edmonton’s Rad Dads to discuss how the empowerment of fathers is good for everyone.
Free: Register

Jan. 29: Audio Recording Room at the Central Library — The Calgary Casters Meetup takes a field trip to the new Central Public Library to check out the gear.
Free: RSVP

Jan. 31: ATB Tech on Tap — Disrupt or be Disrupted — Attend the Edmonton launch of ATB’s celebration of Alberta’s growing innovation ecosystem and glowing craft beer scene. Hear Wellington Holbrook of ATB, Ken Bautista of Makespace and Geoff Kliza of AMII over beers at Situation Brewing.
Tickets: $15 to $20

Feb. 6: ATB Tech on Tap — Where Technology Meets Biology — Meet at Village Brewery in Calgary to hear three speakers on the topic of wearable technology and the future of biotech: Lisa Stirling of Garmin International, Shannon Hoover of MakeFashion, and Nav Dhunay of ATB.
Tickets: $10 to $15

Feb. 9: Let’s Find Out — How Nature Shapes Us — Let’s Find Out and Taproot Edmonton present an afternoon of short talks on how humans and nature have shaped each other in Edmonton. The event will be recorded for Chris Chang-Yen Phillips’s podcast, and it will form the basis of the show’s next season.
Tickets: $15 ($10 for Taproot members)

Feb. 11: The Struggle is Real Edmonton: Just Hit Pause — ATB Business gathers three entrepreneurs at Work Nicer Beaver House to discuss taking a break in your business. Hear Jacquelyn Cardinal of Naheyawin, Bradley Poulette of Air Trail, and Susie Sykes of Catapult Marketing talk about what hitting pause meant to each of them.
Tickets: $5 (to be donated to Canadian Mental Health Association)

Feb. 19: Nerd Nite Edmonton: Our past and present futures — Hear Daveberta co-host Dave Cournoyer, economist Andrew Leach and writer Bashir Mohamed nerd about about various historical and futuristic topics. Co-hosted by ATB’s own Adam Rozenhart, producer of the Daveberta podcast.
Tickets: $20

Ongoing: ATB Entrepreneur Centre events — Check out the events listings for sessions all over Alberta to help you build your business. 
Check the listings

Some of these events are put on by the network; some involve the network as a partner; some are just of interest to Alberta's podcast community; and some are put on by our sponsors. If you have an event to list, contact us at hello@albertapodcastnetwork.com.