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October 6, 2013

Kathleen Crosby l Christian Marclay’s The Clock l WEST: Handmade & Vintage Sale l LEAF: Persons' Day Breakfast l Made By You


Pulse Gallery, Johnson Terminal, The Forks
October 11, 7-9 pm

You are invited to attend the opening reception of "Beauty By The Brushstroke" 
works inspired by spirit, nature, colour and light
Featuring over 30 new works by artist Kathleen Crosby

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The Clock Opens at the Winnipeg Art Gallery on October 11. 
Christian  Marclay’s The Clock is a cinematic tour-de-force that unfolds on the screen in real time through thousands of film excerpts that form a 24-hour montage. Appropriated from the last 100 years of cinema's rich history, the film clips chronicle the hours and minutes of the 24-hour period, often by displaying a watch or clock.  The Clock is presented as part of the WAG’s three-year partnership with the National Gallery of Canada.

WAG Director & CEO Stephen Borys: I saw The Clock in Los Angeles in 2011 and then in Ottawa in 2012—and it blew me away!

Related Programs:
24-hour Screenings

Time Travellers Family Sunday • 1:30-4pm, Oct 13 
Explore all aspects of time with games, tours, and a clock-making workshop

Art for Lunch • 12:10pm, Oct 16 
Talk with Paul Butler, Curator of Contemporary Art and Photography

Art Eats • 6pm, Oct 30 
Dinner at Storm Bistro and a talk with Curator Paul Butler and a one-hour viewing

Tick, Talk Panel Discussion • 7:30 pm, Nov 22 
Moderated by Jonah Corne, University of Manitoba Film Studies Department

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Winnipeg Etsy Street Team Handmade and Vintage Sale
October 12, 11 am to 4 pm
RA Steen Community Centre
Free Admission and Parking

The WEST sale showcases locally produced handcrafted wares and curated vintage collections. Canteen with locally made goodies (including gluten free and vegan) plus free coffee or tea.

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LEAF Manitoba's 23rd annual Persons' Day Breakfast
October 18, 7:15 - 9:00 a.m.
Winnipeg Convention Centre
Topic: Judging Equality
Guest speaker: Madam Justice Sheilah Martin, Court of Queen's Bench, Calgary AB, appointed in June, 2005.

Tickets: $25 at McNally Robinson Booksellers
Manitoba Status of Women (204) 945-6281
LEAF Manitoba (204) 453-1379, or email

Proceeds support the advancement of all women's equality.

In 1929 Canada's highest court of appeal declared that the word "person" included both women and men, making it possible for women to serve in the Senate. It also paved the way for women's increased participation in public and political life. 
The case had been brought before the courts in 1927 by five Alberta women who became known as the "Famous Five" and became known as the Persons Case.

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Made By You - 4th Annual Fundraiser
October 26, 1 pm – 4 pm
Canadian Mennonite University, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd (S. Campus, at Grant Ave.) 
Free parking!
Tickets $30, $10 for children under 12 – buy your tickets on-line 
Contact (204) 487-6117 or email for more information

Participate in craft workshops.
Visit with our practicing craftspeople as they do tatting, loom weaving, spinning, knitting, and backstrap weaving.
Purchase a mystery bag with a unique handmade piece inside for only $10.
Browse our Silent Auction of handmade items
Enjoy coffee and cookies, and the company of other craftspeople.

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