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April 22, 2013

Barbara Huck l Experience Portugal l Robert Herjavec l 2013 MayWorks Festival l Comedy Night l cre8ery classes

May 1, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Kisiskatchewan: The Great River Road

Based on the journal entries written by William Tomison, a native Orkneyman hired in 1760 as a labourer by the Hudson’s Bay Company who rose to become “Governor, Inland”. These writings paint an outline of life at a time when smallpox swept across the northern Great Plains and the determined march west of European traders transformed North America forever. 

Barbara Huck spent two decades as a National Newspaper award-winning journalist and broadcaster.  She has authored or co-authored nine books, including four national bestsellers, and won five awards as a writer and editor. During the same period, Heartland Associates has won twenty-six awards and been nominated for many more. Barbara is married to Peter St. John, the 9th Earl of Orkney.

May 2, 7:00 pm in the Community Classroom
Experience Portugal Travel Talk

Join Syndi for a hosted/escorted tour of three distinct Portuguese areas from September 15-October 3. Our journey begins in Porto exploring the city and the surrounding areas during a 7 day culinary tour. Enjoy fine dining, cooking workshops and visits to local vineyards. Day ten finds us in The Algarve region for an extended leisurely stay. Our 18 day concludes in the bustling city of Lisbon and a final river cruise or city tour. 

Syndi Prokopich joined by Susan Porteous, Business Development Manager for Transat Holidays. Please RSVP to Syndi Prokopich, Travel Agent for Charleswood Travel via e-mail 
Interlake 204.642.4134; Winnipeg 204.953.2828; toll free 1.877.506.1883.

May 2, 7:30 pm in the Atrium
The Will to Win: Leading, Competing, Succeeding

Robert Herjavec, the former co-star of CBC TV’s Dragons’ Den and current co-star of ABC TV’s Shark Tank, wants to push his readers towards greatness. The most important decision you can make is to reject mediocrity. “Good enough” is never good enough. Drawing on anecdotes from his own life and from the lives of celebrity friends such as Oprah, Georges St-Pierre and Celine Dion, Herjavec delivers valuable life lessons.

Incantations from the Republic of Fire by Ron Romanowski 
May 2, 7 pm 
Travel Alcove at Winnipeg’s McNally Robinson Booksellers 

A poetry book launch as theatrical event performed by Nurit Drory, Cheryl Kives, 
Liliana Romanowski, Stanislaw Rossowski, John H. Baillie and Ron Romanowski. 

This is Romanowski’s fifth poetry collection and his second in the series of the New Festival Theory group of poets following The Big book of Canadian Poetry. His Insurrection (2009) commemorated the strikers’ part in the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike on the ninetieth anniversary of their strike. Ron produced the poetry-Rock fusion Out of Winnipeg Endlessly Rocking in April 2012 at Winnipeg’s Millennium Library.

Phone 204-475-0483
(Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)

May 3, 7 pm
17 Wing Junior Ranks Mess

Stand-Up For Military Families Comedy Night in support of the MFRC
Open to all!

Tickets are $15
Call 204-833-2500 extension 4500 for details.

Features Winnipeg Comedy Festival stars
Paul Rabliauskas, Heather Witherden and Ronald George Moore!


Fused Glass Class with Jolanta Sokalska
May 4, 12-4pm
$50 members, $55 non members, includes supplies.
Participants will create 1 project in fused glass (5" x 5").  
Learn cutting glass, grinding, application of special enamels (colours) into glass.

Pooling & Pouring Paint with Jordan Miller
May 5, 1-4pm
$75 members/$82.50 for non members, supplies included.  
Students will learn how to properly 'pour paint' so it doesn't run off the edges of the canvas.  Learn about transparent layers, pouring mediums and gel mediums. 

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