January 6, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
The Thin Fine Line: A Sequel to Improve Your Bidding Judgement
Neil Kimelman continues the discussion of the ideas behind good decision-making during the auction at bridge. Neil is an expert/world class bridge player.
Meet the Composer featuring Dorothy Chang
January 8, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
A conversation between composer Dorothy Chang and the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra’s own Anne Manson. The music of Dorothy Chang is characterized by an emphasis on dramatic intensity and expressive lyricism, with a more recent interest in interdisciplinary works involving video, imagery and movement.
January 9, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Pimachiowin Aki Cultural Landscape Atlas: Land That Gives Life
The Atlas was created to tell about the proposed Pimachiowin Aki UNESCO World Heritage Site through a journey of maps, images and stories. Encompassing 33,400 square kilometres of land and water in Canada’s boreal shield, Pimachiowin Aki is the ancestral home of the Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe).
Iain Davidson-Hunt is an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba.
There will also be a presentation by Sophia Rabliauskas, Spokesperson for the Pimachiowin Aki Corporation.
January 9, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind: A Bestseller’s Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood
Odyssey tells how Mitchell’s story was written, marketed, distributed, and otherwise groomed for success in the 1930s — and how the savvy measures taken by the author, her publisher, and her estate ensured its longevity. In conjunction with the world premiere of a new Canadian stage version of Gone With the Wind, Wiley will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the special role Canada played in the book’s original copyright and at the 45-year history of Scarlett’s career before the footlights.
January 10, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Conversations with Monuments in Winnipeg
With insightful historical and personal reflection, Kathleen Francis brings to life to some of Winnipeg’s famous landmarks. Her passion is to help us all to live well as a result of reflecting on the lives of those who have made an impact on our nation.
Community Policy Forum
January 10, 7:00-9:00 pm in the Community Classroom
The Winnipeg South Centre Federal Liberal Association invites you to join them for an open policy forum on the topic of Foreign Investment and Protection Agreements (“FIPA”) and the foreign purchase of Canadian businesses, particularly in the resource sector.
This forum will include a panel discussion by community experts, as well as an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and voice their own opinions on the topic. All political perspectives are welcomed. Please RSVP.
January 14, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
The Bridge Between
A story told by Mickey, a young boy growing up in the predominantly Christian western side of Mostar, Yugoslavia. Milos Lekic was born in Belgrade, Serbia. His family immigrated in 1993.