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September 1, 2013

September Music at McNally's l Kelley Armstrong l Harvey Jenkins l On the Same Page l Jan Lisiecki l SHAW TV Book Club


Vince Andrushko
Friday September 6, 8:00 pm
Roots
Nightfall
Saturday September 7, 8:00 pm
Jazz
Trulli Ensemble
Friday September 13, 8:00 pm
Baroque Classical
The Bob Watts Trio
Saturday September 14, 8:00 pm
Jazz
Dave Larocque Trio
Friday September 20, 8:00 pm
Jazz
Jenna Lee Kennedy
Saturday September 21, 8:00 pm
Singer/Songwriter
Grace Hrabi Trio
Friday September 27, 8:00 pm
Jazz
Keith Price
Saturday September 28, 8:00 pm
Solo Acoustic Guitar

September 7, 2:30 pm in the Atrium
Omens

Kelley Armstrong launches Omens, the first book in a brand-new series set in Cainsville, a small town as fascinating as Stephen King’s Castle Rock or Dean Koontz’s Moonlight Bay.  Olivia's seemingly perfect life is shattered by the news that she is adopted and her real parents are notorious serial killers, who are each serving a life sentence. 

Kelley Armstrong is the bestselling author of the Women of the Otherworld series, the Nadia Stafford crime series, and two bestselling YA trilogies, Darkest Powers and Darkness Rising. She lives in rural Ontario.

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September 8, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
Haiku Moments on the Camino: France to Finisterre

This book is a traveller’s account of an 800 kilometre walk across northwestern Spain. In the summer of 2010, the author left the French city of St-Jean-Pied-de-Port and, for thirty-nine days, experienced life as a pilgrim. 

Harvey Jenkins was raised on a small farm, lived in Winnipeg for twenty years and then moved to Vancouver Island. Harvey is a member of Haiku Canada and a regular contributor to their various reviews and anthologies and a number of anthologies.

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September 10, 7:00 pm in the Atrium. 

Which Manitoba book, by a Manitoba author, will get Manitobans On the Same Page and be the focus of Manitoba’s biggest book club this year?  Featured titles include The House on Sugarbush Road by Méira Cook, The Lucky Ones by Anne Mahon, 7 Generations by David Alexander Robertson & Scott B. Henderson, and No One Must Know by Eva Wiseman. 

All nominated authors and illustrators will be on hand this evening to read and discuss their work. Vote online or cast a paper ballot in store or at any Winnipeg Public Library. 
The poll closes September 13.

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Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Pre-Concert Chat
September 10, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove

Canadian piano star Jan Lisiecki’s MCO debut in 2011 featured his take on Chopin; this time it will be a special arrangement of Grieg’s A minor piano concerto (Op. 16) by Canadian composer Michael Oesterle. 
As Lisiecki’s usual repertoire is for larger ensembles, Music Director Anne Manson asked Oesterle to work on an arrangement of this piece by Grieg for chamber orchestra. 
Lisiecki will discuss his career, his music, and his approach to the work of Grieg.

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September 24, 7:00 pm in the Health Alcove

The choice for SHAW TV Book Club this September is Andrew Kaufman’s Born Weird in which five siblings in the Weird family have to gather to break their grandmother’s curse.
Call John at 453-0424, ex 227 if you have any questions.


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(Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)

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