September 11, 2013

Braids w/Mark Webber l Writers-in-Residence: Christine Fellows and John K. Samson l Manitoba Prairie Quilters l Doug Melnyk, Ian Mozdzen, and Coral Maloney

September 17, 10:00 pm
Union Sound Hall, 110 Market Avenue
Tickets are $10 in advance also at Music Trader, The Urban Bakery 

Braids w/ Mark Matt Webber

Braids released Native Speaker in 2011.  They have reinvented themselves in their second full length. The group sought to explore a more introspective and electronic approach to songwriting. Sonically the songs are delicate and tight, lyrically they are honest and vulnerable, demonstrating the group’s emotional growth.

Pitchfork has Braids new album Flourish // Perish streaming over on ADVANCE

University of Manitoba's Fort Garry Campus, in the Great Hall
September 18 at 11:30 am

Please join the Centre for Creative Writing & Oral Culture in welcoming 
Christine Fellows & John K. Samson, the University of Manitoba's Fall 2013 Writers-in-Residence.  

This event is FREE and open to all.
It will feature a performance by Fellows & Samson as well as a lunch reception.  
Please contact Jess or call 204-480-1065.   

Christine Fellows has released five solo albums. Burning Daylight will be released in 2014 alongside a companion graphic novel. Fellows often works with visual artists, choreographers, filmmakers and musicians to create performance works.

In addition to his work with The Weakerthans, John K. Samson is the co-founder and managing editor of Winnipeg publishing house ARP Books.  His solo album, Provincial, and book, Lyrics and Poems, 1997-2012, were released in 2012. 

Reception: September 18, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
On until January 4, 2014

the 30th Anniversary of the Manitoba Prairie Quilters.  
The exhibit features contemporary work by members of the Manitoba Prairie Quilters along with pieces from the museum collection. 

Ace Art, 2-290 McDermot Avenue
September 18, 7:00 pm

An impromptu conversation with Doug Melnyk, Ian Mozdzen, and Coral Maloney
They have been working together within a number of performative occasions recently (Hollywood Hen Pit, WEproteSTern, LUCY). Please come for some conversation about what these three having been up to (enemas, k.d. lang, chimps, and otherwise).

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