January 10, 2013

Gail Vaz-Oxlade l Jamie Howison l Carolyne Nickel l koval l Sharon Butala l Donn Hanna l CV2 Magazine

January 16, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Money Rules: Rule Your Money or Your Money will Rule You

Covering everything from TFSAs to taxes, borrowing to breaking bad habits, relationships to RRSPs, Gail tells readers that many of the rules they have been following might actually be working against their best interests. Gail Vaz-Oxlade is the bestselling author of Debt-Free Forever and Never Too Late. She is currently host of the television shows Princess and Til Debt Do Us Part, and is a columnist for Chatelaine and

January 17, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
God’s Mind in That Music: Theological Explorations through the Music of John Coltrane

Referring to John’s Coltrane’s composition, “The Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost,” legendary rock musician Carlos Santana once remarked, “I could hear God’s mind in that music.”  Through a series of interviews with musicians, theologians, and jazz writers, Howison draws the worlds of theology and jazz into an active and vibrant conversation.
He is a priest of the Anglican Church of Canada and the founding pastoral leader of ‘saint benedict’s table,’ a church community located in Winnipeg.

January 20, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
God, can you see me even in the dark?

Using imaginative imagery and colourful illustrations, Nickel helps alleviate children’s bedtime fears by communicating a simple and loving message: “Yes, I can see you.”

January 20, 3:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restuarant
Small Works Gallery Opening showing
Surviving Subtlety: Archi-scapes Glimpsed Through a Literal Window
a set of leaded mouthblown-glass windows conceived, designed, supervised by koval

koval of Winnipeg has participated in both ecclesiastical and secular monuments, including mosaics and stained glass adornment at the Churches of St. Michael’s and Holy Family and the Ukrainian Famine Monument at Winnipeg’s City Hall. Resolute survival and growth is evident in the continuation of the title. This work was executed by artist-artisan Mark Stine of Colorado, with assistance from koval’s artist assistant, Jade Shynkaruk.

Prairie Fire Magazine launch
January 24, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
an issue devoted to novelist and memoirist Sharon Butala and her work

A reading from Butala, with editor Geoff Hancock and guests Ted Dyck and Monty Reid.

January 24, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
By the Correction Line: More Historically Significant Observations and Tales from the Saskatchewan Back Roads.

Historically significant observations and tales from the Saskatchewan back roads. Donn Hanna is a keen observer of people’s quirks and foibles. This book is the follow up to his first collection, Prairie Wool.

January 25, 7:00 pm in the Travel Alcove
An evening of poetry presented by CV2 Magazine featuring Monty Reid with Michelle Elrick and more guests.

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