September 4, 2013

WSO: Soundcheck and more l Jolanta and Zbigniew Sokalski l Winnipeg Folk Festival and Peace Week l Dry Cold: Closer Than Ever

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SEPT 11 & 12: University of Manitoba (University Centre) 
SEPT 13: Brandon University (Music Building)
SEPT 18: University of Manitoba (Faculty of Music) 
SEPT 19: Canadian Mennonite University (Laudamus Auditorium)

Season Opener: Laplante Plays Rachmaninoff
SEPT 20 and 21 · 8:00 PM

Sergei Rachmaninoff's Rach 3 is the Everest of piano concertos. 
Holst's The Planets achieved immortality for its signature Jupiter movement, 
ripe with Falstaffian good humour and memorable central tune.

Listen to: Holst: The Planets 

Alexander Mickelthwate, conductor
André Laplante, piano
University of Manitoba Women's Chorus; Elroy Friesen, director

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September 13, 7:00 pm
The Edge Gallery and Urban Art Centre, 611 Main Street

The recent works in glass, metal, plexi-glass, fabric, paper, mixed media....artists Jolanta and Zbigniew Sokalski present their fresh communication with our reality....and put some comments on...political issues....This team of artists continue on art creation for over 30 years. Celebrate this Anniversary together with a glass of red wine and warm up with creative energy!

Winnipeg Folk Festival
Free Saturday workshops 
Call 204-986-6779 for more information.

Millennium Library, Children’s Area, main floor
September 14 at 1:30 p.m.  Just Kiddin’
October 12 at 1:30 p.m. Madame Diva

‘In The City’ workshops feature local and touring artists in a festival-style workshop.
Millennium Library, Reader Services, main floor 
September 28 and October 26 at 1:30 p.m.

Rotary World Peace Partners celebrate human rights and global citizenship with a series of events leading up to International Day of Peace (Sept. 21). 
Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium

September 16, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Policing for Peace
Constable Pat Chabidon, Winnipeg Police Service, will share how the police balance the rights and freedoms of individuals while maintaining a safe and peaceful multicultural and ethnically diverse city.

September 17, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Lucky Ones
Anne Mahon shares stories of strength and human spirit of refugees as told in her book The Lucky Ones: African Refugees’ Stories of Extraordinary Courage. Keith Levit’s photographs from the book will be on exhibit. Book available for purchase.

September 18, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Dr. Marilou McPhedran, University of Winnipeg, moderates a panel presentation on “Women’s Pathway for Peace”, by the Institute for International Women’s Rights.

Closer Than Ever
Shaw Performing Arts Centre (at The Forks)
September 18 - 21: 8:00 p.m. / September 22 – 2:00 p.m.

Tickets: adults - $35; students - $25
Available by phone (204-942-889), online or at the MTYP box office.

Performers: Peter Huck, Aaron Hutton, Debbie Maslowsky, Jennifer Lyon
Music by David Shire; lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.
Director - Kimberley Rampersad
Musical Director - Paul De Gurse
Set Design - Kari Hagness
Lighting Design - Bill Williams

An intimate, insightful tale about love, security and happiness. Maltby and Shire bring their celebrated craft and contemporary sensibility to songs about aging, mid-life crisis, second marriages, and role reversals with parents, as well as wicked satirical jabs at working couples and unrequited love.

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