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April 7, 2013

STRIA l Central Canada Lit Fest l Ladies Night with Shelmerdine l Eco Earth Day Bags

Chartier Danse and Gearshifting Performance Works are delighted to present:
STRIA
April 19 & 20, at 8 p.m. 
tickets available at the door an hour prior to showtime: $25, $15 student/senior

The beautiful and unpredictable terrain of the Badlands merges with vivid personal memories in Stria, a stunning solo work by the award-winning choreographer and performer Marie-Josée Chartier. 

STRIA refers to a linear mark or groove on a surface, particularly on rock or skin. Chartier’s own visits to the Alberta Badlands prompted her to explore her own personal history and the ‘stria’ that lie within our own bodies. 

Chartier surrounds herself with an incredible team of collaborators known for their contribution to the worlds of dance, theatre and opera and all recipient of numerous awards. Director and dramaturge Ruth Madoc-Jones, set designer Trevor Schwellnus, sound designer Thomas Ryder Payne, lighting designer Bonnie Beecher, puppet artist Mathieu René, and costume designer Martha Cockshutt.


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April 20 and 21, 10 am - 6 pm
Registration is $75.00 and includes: all workshops, panels, Author Alley 

Central Canada Lit Fest celebrates Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror. 
Guest of Honor NYT Bestselling Author Kelley Armstrong will be signing books and speaking on writing and publishing. 

C4 Lit Fest is also focused on local authors, and will be welcoming Samantha Beiko, Sierra Dean, Karen Dudley, A.P. Fuchs, Chadwick Ginther, Rhiannon Paille and Susan Rocan. 

We're kicking off with an Author Alley for signings and selling, as well as three tracks for workshops and programs. 
Some popular topics include: Plotting v.s. Pantsing, Folklores, Fairytales & Myths Oh My!, Why is it always a female heroine?, Worldbuilding, Traditional Publishing vs Self Publishing, How to start a book blog and so much more! 

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Ladies Night with Shelmardine
April 20, 6 - 9 pm
April 21, 1 - 4 pm
$25
Proceeds benefit Osborne House Women's Shelter.

Call up your girlfriends for a fun time out!
Enjoy wine and hors d'ouevres by The Gates on Roblin.
Door Prizes, a live fashion show, gifts with purchase, and save 15% off all your purchases.

Call 204-895-7203 ext 253 to buy your tickets.

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April 20, 12:30 pm – 4 pm
Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library, 1B-183 Kennedy St. (between St. Mary & York)

$10 ($5 for MCML Members) supplies included

In honor of Earth Day, let’s jazz up those eco bags.
Bring one of your favorite eco bags (or use one of ours) and learn three easy techniques
to cover up those advertisements and give your eco bag a unique look.
  
Transfer scientific line drawings onto eco bags and then embroider for a simple, graphic effect.  Facilitated by Heather Komus.
  
Make a unique piece of felt using sheep’s wool, hot water, and soap. 
Facilitated by Helga Schulte-Shroeer.
  
Embroider a colourful patch.  Facilitated by Beth Wolochock-Brown.

Andrea Reichert, Curator, (204) 487-6117

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