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October 28, 2012

Millennium Library: Deborah Danelley l Defining Moments l Folk Music l Truthiness ***** Winnipeg Folk Festival Fundraiser Festival in the City


Salvage  
to November 29
Opening Reception November 3, noon - 4
Blankstein Gallery at the Millenium Library

A mixed media exhibition by Deborah Danelley
The act of saving or rescuing condemned, discarded or abandoned property, and of materials contained therein for reuse or refabrication.

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Defining Moments Art Exhibition, to November 30
Millennium Library, second floor

The 26 winners of the Defining Moments art contest for youth 13-30, a project by TakingITGlobal and sponsored in part by Canadian Heritage.

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Winnipeg Folk Festival in the Library! 
Free Saturday workshops!  

Folk for Families with Catriona Sturton
Children’s Department, November 10 at 1:30 p.m.
Children instinctively love music. Now’s your chance to get those tiny toes a-tapping and happy hands a-clapping.

Folk Festival in the City
Reader Services Department, November 24 at 1:30 p.m.
Local and touring artists collaborate in intimate workshops like the popular festival daytime performances.

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Plato, Colbert, Truthiness, and the Role of Emotion in Public Discourse

Carol Shields Auditorium, November 13 from 12:10 - 1:10 p.m.
Join us for a panel discussion on the manipulation of emotion from Plato to Colbert, featuring presentations
Dr. Neil McArthur, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the U of M
Dr. Jason Leboe-McGowan, Assoc. Prof. of Psychology at the U of M
Dr. Tracy Whelan, Assoc. Prof., Dept. of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications, U of W. 

The panel is part of the Affect Project, a collaboration of researchers interested in the role of affect in culture and in lived experience.

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November 8, 6:00 pm

The Fort Garry Hotel
For tickets email or call 204-231-0096

Ever wish the Winnipeg Folk Festival happened not just once, but twice a year? 
We thought so. 
Here’s the chance to feel that warm, friendly festival magic before the new year!

Festival in the City is the theme of our gala for our education and outreach programs. 
Wear your best festival outfit and enjoy a night of food and drinks and a performance 
by our 2012 Artistic Achievement Award recipient, Sarah Harmer and Imaginary Cities!

Thanks to everyone who supported our Winter Wassail. 
This Festival in the City gala replaces the Winter Wassail. 

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