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Nonsense and Sensibility

The Kinkonauts hitch up their waistlines and sharpen their wits to pay homage to Jane Austen in a fully improvised novel that never was. This live theatre improv will be staged on March 25 at 8:00 in the Rose Room of The Alexandra Centre, 922 9 Ave SE. Tickets are $10 ($5 for students) cash at the door. Free parking and wheel chair accessible.

Recent Meeting - March 18
Emma: "Better be without sense than misapply it as you do."

  • "I like Pewter too": Jane, books and money, presented by Amber

  • Jane guided a talk on "Sense and Bias" in Emma and facilitated a reader's theatre based on a play we received from a playwright in Scotland.

Regency activities

  • Pride and Prejudice Ball

    At the Palliser Hotel on May 13 Calgarians can enjoy a special dinner and dancing. Regency Encounters organizes such a ball in Edmonton, and now in Calgary. Information and tickets are available online.

  • Jane Austen Regency Week

    This annual 9-day festival is held in Alton and Chawton in Hampshire (UK) each year, this year taking place 17th - 25th June 2017. Information is available online.

Regular Meetings

JasnaCalgary is a region of the Jane Austen Society of North America. We are all interested in everything Jane, from love of her novels to scholarly pursuits. Five times a year we meet to enjoy talks, workshops, teas, and galas. Attend a meeting and if you have fun, join in! Membership is $15.00 annually to cover our tea and cakes and other expenses.

Our meetings are 2:00 - 4:00, held at Sunalta Community Association, 1627 10 Ave SW, a location that is wheelchair accessible.
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Only a few special events require pre-paid tickets, such as the annual Tea celebrating Jane Austen's birthday and our bi-annual Gala.

On the Family page, members can access additional information with a password.

Site last updated on 2017 March 20

Invitation to our March 18 meeting
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