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September 7, 2013

Filmmaker-Actor Potluck l Lita Fontaine: Saηksaηnića l Small Dog Fall BBQ l Science Rally


September 12, 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm
Frame Arts Warehouse, 318 Ross

The Winnipeg Filmmaker-Actor Potluck has been going 2 years strong!
Whether you're just starting out or you're already in the film industry, the purpose of this event has always been to meet, network, promote, and learn! 

6 pm - 8 pm -- Meet, Greet and Eat

8 pm - 9 pm -- Short Film Screenings
"Yes I can" - Director Sarah Simpson-Yellowquill
"Out of Reach" - Director Madison Thomas

9 pm- 10 pm -- Film discussions

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Urban Shaman Gallery, Suite 203-290 Mcdermot Ave.
September 13 to October 19
"Saηksaηnića" - Lita Fontaine 

Opening Reception on September 27 at 8 pm | Artist Talk at 9 pm

Urban Shaman will be open 12 till 9 pm on September 28, as part of of Nuit Blanche.
Saηksaηnića is the Dakota word for dress. The traditional cloth and hide dresses of Plains women, with their intricacy, grace and beauty, have captivated Lita Fontaine ever since she was a little girl. Fontaine honours these forms that carry cultural symbols from her Dakota and Anishinaabe heritage. 

Fontaine has exhibited her art in several solo and group exhibitions and her work can be found on murals in Winnipeg, Manitoba and in personal art collections. In February 2012, Lita Fontaine was the recipient of The Aboriginal Circle of Educators Spirituality/Cultural Education Award. 

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Manitoba Pug Rescue & Small Dog Fall BBQ & Playdate

September 15, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sprockett's Doggy Day Camp, Unit 7- 975 Thomas Ave
Admission: $2.00, Children under 12 - $1.00

BBQ lunch includes hot dog, chips & pop for only $5.00!

Event is for all pugs & small dogs under 35 lbs.
Pug - King & Queen Coronation
Pug-a-Lympics - Silent Auction - Pug & Small Dog Play Time - Vendors
Nail Trims for $10.00

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September 16, 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm
Stand Up for Science Rally - Winnipeg and across the country
University Of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave, rally in front of Wesley Hall

Good science, when coupled with good decision-making, keeps our water and air clean, keeps us healthy, keeps our food safe and prepares Canada for the future. Science in the public interest is crucial for our well-being and long-term prosperity.

We will be calling on the Federal government to make a strong commitment to science in the public interest by:
1. Funding scientific research from basic science through to applied.
2. Using the best available science and evidence to make the best decisions.
3. Supporting the open communication of publicly funded science to the public.

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