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July 25, 2013

Carla Hrycyna: Talk on Fairy Gardens l FREE Comic Showcase l Saves Nine l Laurie Green l The Dark Arts l Secrets from the Vault l Adoption Fair at Gimli Icelandic Festival

July 31, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Gardening Talk on Fairy Gardens

This is the fifth installment of McNally Robinson Booksellers and the Prairie Garden Committee’s 2013 series of Gardening Information Talks. 

Carla Hrycyna, president and co-owner of St. Mary’s Nursery and Garden Centre, has a zeal for designing landscapes, growing plants and helping others create a beautiful environment. She believes creativity begins at the garden centre and carries into the customer’s home and garden.

Fairy Gardening is a current gardening project that is catching people’s interest. Carla will show how to design a tiny landscape fit for fairy dwellers. She will suggest interesting containers and found items, as well as the plants, that would make a perfect miniature dwelling place for little folk. It will be fun!

Phone 204-475-0483
(Toll-Free 1-800-561-1833)

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Comic Showcase
A.N.A.F. Club 60, 433 River Ave.
Phone 204-942-8851 or Email

August 1 at 7:30 pm until September 12 at 9:00 pm

A free bi-weekly comedy showcase that highlights some of Winnipeg's best comedic talent as well as some up and coming comics. Hosted by Scott Porteous.
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August 2 until August 31 
Ace Art, 2 - 290 McDermot Avenue

Opening reception: August 2, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Saves Nine, curated by Kerri-Lynn Reeves, is an exhibition that takes a cross-generational look at post-disciplinary craft in the work of seven artists active in Manitoba today: 
Steven Leyden Cochrane, Leah Decter, Erika Lincoln, Corrie Peters, 
Willow Rector, Deborah Scott, and Gaetanne Sylvester.

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First Friday Art Show: Laurie Green with music by Ken Datzkiw (KennyZ)
August 2, 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm
ArtsJunktion mb, 312B William Avenue

Laurie Green will be displaying her various, most recent work. (acrylic painting, mixed media/collage, relief/textured work, stencils, vinyl records and t-shirts with various stencil designs)  T-shirts will be available for sale!

Musician for the evening will be Ken - check out his original songs here.
He also covers Neil Young, Tom Waites, Bob Dylan, and many more...

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August 2 until August 8 

August 2 opening 7 pm. 
Free admission, hors d'ouvres.
American Sign Language interpretation provided.

The Dark Arts - Emerging Local Artists:
Darla Stewart 
Dana Zimmer
Ryan Wagner

Photography of Darla Stewart's artwork on promotions by Bram Singleton. 
Graphic design of event promotions by Anlina Sheng.

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Secrets from the Vault (Part 2)
Gurevich Fine Art 200 - 62 Albert St.

August 2, 7:00 pm

An exhibit of work from Gurevich Fine Art’s private collection. Secrets from the Vault highlights many works ranging from classic to contemporary by artists both well known and up-and-coming.

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ADOPTION FAIR: Gimli Icelandic Festival
By Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue

August 3 at 10:00 am until August 5 at 5:00 pm

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