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November 2, 2013

Right to Die l Artbeat Studio l Jon Gordon l Robert Sim l Chris Hadfield l Prairie Fire: Birk Sproxton l Nicole Petroski

November 7, 7:00 pm in the Travel Alcove
Policy and Death: What the Right to Die means for Lawmakers, Healthcare Providers and Citizens - a free discussion hosted by the Manitoba Institute for Policy Research 

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Artbeat Studio Inc.: Autodidactic: Artbeat Annual 8
November 7, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant

A beautiful collection of artworks, including acrylics, photography, sculpture, and more.  Nigel Bart, Artbeat Studio founder and facilitator, and special guests will speak. The Bart House Band will perform traditional fiddle tunes.

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November 12, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
For Sue - featuring a musical performance by jazz alto player Jon Gordon 

Jon Gordon has written an honest account of himself as the loving son of an all but entirely inadequate alcoholic, drug-mesmerized mother. 

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November 12, 7:30 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Gallery opening showing Outlook

Robert Sim’s work highlights the beauty of the bold landscape of the Manitoba prairies. 

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November 13, 7:00 pm
An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

Chris Hadfield offers extraordinary stories from his life as an astronaut, and shows how to make the impossible a reality.  Hadfield was selected by the Canadian Space Agency to be an astronaut in 1992 and was CAPCOM for 25 Shuttle launches. He most recently served as Commander of the International Space Station where, while conducting a record-setting number of scientific experiments and overseeing an emergency spacewalk, he gained worldwide acclaim for his breathtaking photographs and educational videos about life in space. His music video, a zero-gravity version of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity,” received over 10 million views in its first three days online.

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November 15, 7:00 pm in the Travel Alcove
Birk Sproxton: A Tribute, a special issue of Prairie Fire magazine

Hosted by Christian Riegel, with appearances from Lorraine Sproxton and Mark Sproxton; readings from Kimmy Beach, Alison Calder, and Dennis Cooley; and presentations by David Arnason and Warren Cariou. Cake and refreshments will be served. 

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November 17, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
The Great Soup Parade 

Nicole Petroski is a poet, lyricist, children’s book writer, publicist for the Winnipeg record label Tegancat Music, and the owner of Purple Tuesday Press. Her two children’s books, The Very Lonely Sandwich and The Great Soup Parade, are available in English and French.  Come join the great soup parade and follow the warm autumn wind through the garden.


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