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400Saturday, February 21, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.
Eric Harvie Theatre in Banff

An Edwards Family Legendary Leaders Event

The truly legendary and award-winning artist and human rights activist Whoopi Goldberg joins us in Banff for what is sure to be a lively discussion with film-critic and author Richard Crouse.

Buy tickets HERE!

If you could ask Whoopi Goldberg anything, what would it be?
Tweet or email your questions for Whoopi. She’ll be answering a selection of great questions onstage right after the interview.
Tweet to @TheBanffCentre, hashtag #WhoopiGoldberg, or email with the subject line #WhoopiBanff.
Questions will be accepted up until February 19. Join in the conversation!

Whoopi Goldberg is one of a very elite group of artists who have won the Grammy (“Whoopi Goldberg,” 1985), the Academy Award (“Ghost,” 1991), the Golden Globe (“The Color Purple,” 1985 and “Ghost,” 1991), the Emmy (as host of AMC’s “Beyond Tara:  The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel,” 2002 and a Daytime Emmy for “The View” in 2009) and a Tony (Producer of “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” 2002).  She is equally well-known for her humanitarian efforts on behalf of children, the homeless, human rights, education, substance abuse and the battle against AIDS, as well as many other causes and charities.  Among her many charitable activities, Whoopi is a Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations.

Richard Crouse is the regular film critic for CTV’s Canada AM, the 24 hour news source CTV’s News Channel and CP24. In 2011 he hosted In Short, a series of eight hour long show showcasing BravoFact’s best short films. He was the host of Reel to Real, Canada’s longest running television show about movies, from 1998 to 2008 and is a frequent guest on many national Canadian radio and television shows. His syndicated Saturday afternoon radio show, Entertainment Extra, originates on News Talk 1010 in Toronto. He is also the author of six books on pop culture history including Who Wrote the Book of Love, the best-selling The 100 Best Movies You’ve Never Seen, its sequel The Son of the 100 Best Movies You’ve Never Seen and the bestselling Raising Hell: Ken Russell and the Unmaking of The Devils and the upcoming Elvis is King: Costello’s My Aim is True.. He also writes two weekly columns for Metro newspaper.