September 28, 2013

Best of Hot Docs 2013 l Sewing Classes l LGBTT 55+ Yard Sale l Winnipeg Rowing Club Perogy Sale

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and partners the National Screen Institute, On Screen Manitoba and DOC Winnipeg are pleased to announce the return of the Best of Hot Docs.

October 4 to 6 
Winnipeg Film Group’s Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street

All-access passes  $30 - 4-packs are $27 - Individual tickets $9 
Passes and tickets can be purchased online at Eventbrite.

Four hits from this year's Hot Docs lineup and one audience favourite from the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema.  In some cases, filmmakers and/or subjects may participate in post-screening discussions via Skype.

Good 'Ol Freda
A Liverpool teen lands the job of a lifetime when a local band, The Beatles, hires her to run their fan club.

Blood Brother
Surprised by his friend’s sudden move to India to care for HIV-positive orphans, the director follows on what he suspects is a self-centered journey of self-discovery only to find both their lives forever changed in this Sundance award-winner.

Cutie and the Boxer
The 40-year love story of Ushio and Noriko, two Japanese artists living in New York, reveals their artistic processes and rivalries but, most importantly, the symbiosis of love and creativity.

Last Woman Standing
Ariane Fortin and Mary Spencer fought side by side on Canada’s national boxing team, winning championships. But only one can be an Olympian.  Now they battle each other.

Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation
Visit Greenwich Village in the '60s and '70s, when art and activism collided and a new generation of singers and songwriters, including Bob Dylan, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Don McLean and Carly Simon, developed political folk music.

Hot Docs will present its 21st annual edition from April 24 to May 4, 2014. Approximately 200 documentaries from Canada and around the world will be presented to Toronto audiences and international delegates. Hot Docs will also mount conference sessions and market events and services for documentary practitioners including the renowned Hot Docs Forum, Hot Docs Deal Maker and The Doc Shop.

Sewing and Embroidery Warehouse, 15 Keith Rd
Phone: 632-7200  Toll free 1-800-665-8958 or email

October/November sewing and embroidering classes.
Classes are limited to 6 students.
If the time is not suitable please tell us and we might have classes on another day.

Swirling Star Table Topper and Place Mats
October 4, 11, 18, 25 Nov. 8 (15 class hours) - 12:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Suitable for beginner quilters with good sewing skills.
Teacher:    Donna Hartle
Class Fee:   $75.00 plus Patterns: $10.00 payable to teacher on day of class.

Zigzag Table Runner
October 17, 24, 31 (9 class hours) - 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
This class is recommended for beginner quilters.
Teacher:    Donna Hartle
Class Fee:   $45.00  Pattern included

Trick or Treat Bowl
October 19 - 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The bowl is about 11 ½ “ in diameter. We will be sewing and embroidering.
Bring a bag lunch
Teacher:  Gabriele Fazekas
Complete Kit: $20.00
Class Fee:   Free 

OCT. 5, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, at the Rainbow Resource Centre, 170 Scott Street.

Drop off Sept 30 to Oct 4 at RRC.
We need donations of gently used items for our yard sale.
No clothing, couches, encyclopedias or magazines please.

LGBTT 55+ Positive Space Initiative (PSI), a group working for
accessible and safe housing for Winnipeg's LGBTT seniors.
For more info contact Craig at (204) 474-0212 or email 

Winnipeg Rowing Club is selling homemade perogies just in time for Thanksgiving!

Spare your Baba or Oma the trouble of pinching these delicious dumplings.
Treat your Thanksgiving dinner guests like Manitoba royalty.

Orders and payment are due by October 3
$6 per dozen perogies - All proceeds go to the Winnipeg Rowing Club.
Email Christine how many dozen you want
Cash or cheque under the WRC office door (note who it’s from!)

Pickup orders at the WRC on October 10.

Potato and cheese perogies are freshly handmade on the day they are delivered.

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