January 2, 2013

Winnipeg Public Library: January Events

THEATRE: Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium

From Page to Stage: Gone with the Wind
January 8, 12:10-12:50
Niki Landau, playwright, on adapting the well-known novel into a stage production

January 15: The two leads, Bethany Jillard (Scarlett O’Hara) and 
Tom McCamus (Rhett Butler), on playing these iconic roles

January 22: MTC’s Wardrobe department shares the secrets to creating the elaborate costumes seen on stage 


Folk for Families
Millennium Library, Children’s Department
January 12, at 1:30 p.m. The Lion’s Den

Folk Festival in the City
Millennium Library, Reader Services Department
January 26, at 1:30 p.m. with Jenny Berkel, Kayla Luky, & JD Edwards
intimate workshops like the popular festival daytime performances. 

SondheimFest Film Screenings: Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium

West Side Story
January 19, from 2:00-4:30 pm
The greatest love story ever told – and an acclaimed musical. 
Winner of 4 Academy Awards With lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Rated PG.

Sweeney Todd
January 28, from 6:30-8:30 pm
AKA The demon barber of Fleet Street, 
starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman. 
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Rated 18A.

Skywalk Lectures
12:10 - 12:50 p.m. in the Carol Shields Auditorium at the Millennium Library

January 9
Neurodevelopmental Disorders, with Joe Goulet, UWinnipeg Education.

January 16
The Impact of Service Learning on the Lives of Inner City Children and Adults,
with Allan Appel, UWinnipeg Education.

January 23
Climate Normals are History, with Danny Blair, UWinnipeg Geography.

January 30
The Browning of America: Race and Political Culture from Reagan to Obama,
with Paul Lawrie, UWinnipeg History.

Skywalk Concerts
12:10 - 12:50 p.m. in the Carol Shields Auditorium at the Millennium Library

January 10
A Classical Music Recital with Nicole Stonyk on piano.

January 17
Winnipeg Youth Orchestra Chamber Players I, led by Dan Scholz.

January 24
Duets for Three Instruments: Trombone, guitar, and piano. Jeff Presslaff & Keith Price

January 31
Down Home Meets Uptown:
Fred Redekop, mandolin, Jay Taylor, bass, Greg Gardner, percussion.

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