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January 15, 2014

Chekhovfest 2014: ‘A Marriage Proposal’ and ‘The Anniversary’ l Speaking Crow: Margaret Sweatman l Winter Blues Keycon Fundraiser l Eli Bornstein: An Art at the Mercy of Light

Merlyn Productions Theatre Company will be bringing our patrons and the
CHEKHOVFEST 2014 audiences TWO of Anton Chekhov's most famous one-act farces!

A Marriage Proposal (January 28 to February 1)
A stubborn suitor, a headstrong young lady, and one poor parent of the would-be bride clash comically.

The Anniversary (February 4 to 8)
Murphy's Law hits the heights of comic disaster as two meddling wives unwittingly plunge a pompous bank chairman's 15-year celebration into total chaos!

Ticket reservations on our website or email or call 204-415-2714
General Admission: $10.00 or ChekhovPass
Seniors (65+): $8.00 * Special group rates available for 10 or more.

Ellice Cafe & Theatre, 587 Ellice Ave

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January 28, 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm
Millennium Library, 251 Donald Street

Speaking Crow with Featured Reader Margaret Sweatman
Free, as always.

The Human Bean Coffee Shop on the main level will sell you drinks and treats, and then you can head upstairs to the Carol Shields Auditorium.

Hear some great poetry, and maybe read something yourself at the open mic.

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Winter Blues Keycon Fundraiser
February 1, 7:00 pm
St James Legion #4, 1755 Portage Avenue

Zlatan Banicevic our DJ for the evening!
Suneil Pandey and his entourage of dancers from HepCat Studio to help lead; 
this will be a high energy event with a host of raffle prizes, costuming and more!


Feel free to dress it like it’s the dirty thirties to bring the feel of the event alive.  Proceeds from this year’s Keycon are going towards Great Strides, a walkathon fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis.

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University of Manitoba School of Art Gallery, 255 ARTlab, 180 Dafoe Road 
An Art at the Mercy of Light - Recent Work by Eli Bornstein
Closes February 21
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., call 204-474-9367 or email
Admission is Free.    Parking link
Contact Mary Reid, Director / Curator, School of Art Gallery, 204-474-9322 

New exhibit an exploration of structure, colour, space, and light. Curated by University of Manitoba art historian Oliver Botar, An Art at the Mercy of Light highlights how Eli Bornstein places sensory experience, particularly of colour, light and structure at the centre of attention. 

Bornstein is recognized internationally for his work with abstract reliefs and is best known in Winnipeg as the creator of the large public art project Structurist Relief in 15 Parts (1962) that was displayed on the south wall of the Winnipeg International Airport terminal of 1963-64. This relief is now being restored prior to being installed on the exterior of the Max Bell Centre at the University of Manitoba's Fort Garry campus in Spring 2014.

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