May 30, 2013

Music at Grant Park - June 2013 l Bill Wright & Dave Craig l Nick Saul l Azamara Club Cruises l Matt Voyno & Roshan Hoover l Father's Day Breakfast l McNally's Book Club

Casimiro Nhussi
June 2, 2:00 pm in the Atrium. Free live musical performance.

Born in Mozambique, Africa, he has been a dance professional since 1982. Starting his career as dancer, Casimiro then became the principal dancer, and then the Artistic Director of the Mozambique National Song and Dance Company. Currently Casimiro is the Artistic Director and Founder of NAfro Dance Productions. 

He is leader of the Kalahari drumming group, and the NAfro Band as well being a member of Bafana drumming group, the Million Civilian Band and Afri-Can Band. He was commissioned by the National Film Board of Canada to compose music for the animated short "Mind Me Good Now". Casimiro was nominated for the 2010 Western Canadian Music awards for his first CD Makonde. IHe has performed at numerous festivals including the Winnipeg International Jazz Festival and the Winnipeg Folk Festival Friday Series.

DB Blues 
Friday June 7, 8:00 pm

Bob Watts Trio
Saturday June 8, 8:00 pm

Bill Hamilton
Friday June 14, 8:00 pm

Saturday June 15, 8:00 pm

Brian Chipney Trio
Friday June 21, 8:00 pm

Mark Freed & Radovan Radulovicz
Friday June 28, 8:00 pm

Keith Price
Saturday June 29, 8:00 pm

June 6, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
300 Years of Beer: An Illustrated History of Brewing in Manitoba

With over 400 colour illustrations of rare beer labels, retro bottles and ads dating back as far as the 1870s, 300 Years of Beer chronicles the days when beer barons like Patrick Shea and E.L. Drewry ruled over an industry all the way to the modern day microbrewer!

Bill Wright and Dave Craig are beer geeks who live in Winnipeg.

June 6, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
The Stop: How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement

Nick Saul will share stories from his 14 years at The Stop, a progressive food organization that uses good food to build health, hope and community, and that has inspired a movement of Community Food Centres.  He is a recipient of the Jane Jacobs Prize and the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. He is now president and CEO of Community Food Centres Canada. 

June 6, 7:00 pm in the Community Classroom
Deluxe Cruises Travel Presentation (from August 20 to September 27, 2014)

Food and Wine Lovers, experience a 14 day cruise from Southampton to Lisbon, while you explore the French and Portuguese country sides. If you want to visit many ports of call select a 7 or 14 day Mediterranean “Odyssey” from Barcelona to Monte Carlo and on to the Amalfi Coast.  RSVP to Muriel Jamieson, Travel Consultant for Expedia by phone: 
Office 204 224 7447; Cell 204 997 0432

June 8, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
The New Rockstar Philosophy: A Guerrilla Blueprint for Digitally Conscious Artists

Matt Voyno and Roshan Hoover bring their award winning e-book to paper book format. From budding musician to road tested journeyman; from songwriter to band leader to publicist to producer, all will get value from the straight talk on how to build your brand. 

Father & Child Pirate Party - Father's Day 
June 9, 9:30 am in Prairie Ink Restaurant 

Aaarrrrrrr! Our annual Salty Sea-dog 'n Child scurvy pirate parrrty be comin' up 'n tickets be available now at the Prairie Ink galley. 
Dress like a scurvy pirate, speak like a scurvy pirate, put grub in me gullet like a scurvy pirate! Spy wit' ye eye ye thar! 

Our annual Father & Child Pirate Party (Moms welcome too!) is coming up and tickets are available now. 
Come and dress like a pirate, talk like a pirate, and eat like a pirate! 
Tickets are $20 plus tax and gratuity. 
Call 204-975-2659 or visit Prairie Ink Restaurant.

Joanne Kelly’s SHAW TV Book Club
June 25, 7:00 pm in the Travel Alcove

In Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred, Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. 
Call 453-0424, ex 227 if you have any questions.

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

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