January 3, 2014

January and February Events at the Millennium: On the Same Page l Skywalk Lectures l CheckhovFest: Films l In Motion l Jane Eyre and Slumdog Millionaire

Millennium Library, Blankstein Gallery
January: Manitoba Camera Club
Everyone with an interest in photography, regardless of age or skill level, is welcome. 
The Club meets every Tuesday from September to April at Lion’s Place. 
February: Liv Valmestad
Dis-Integration shows Liv Valmestad’s interest in abstract modernism. Using waterscapes, the works explore mood, stillness, and fleeting moments in time. Valmestad, the Art Librarian at University of Manitoba, has had solo exhibitions across Canada.

The following are at the Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium


Keith Levit, photographer for The Lucky Ones, shares tips for portrait photography.
January 24 at 12:10 p.m.
NFB Film Club Presentation: Everybody’s Children - a year in the life of two refugees.
• January 25 at 2 p.m.  Refugees 101: A discussion with 
Abdi Ahmed, former refugee and former E.D. of IRCOM; Dorota Blumczynska, current E.D. of IRCOM; and Tom Denton, head of Hospitality House Refugee Ministry.
• January 26 at 2 p.m.
Meet Anne Mahon and some of the contributors to The Lucky Ones.
• February 6 at 7 p.m. (also at the West End Library, February 18 at 7 p.m.)
SKYWALK LECTURES from 12:10 - 12:50 p.m. 

Wednesday, January 8
Community Forests in Canada: Development, Conservation and Conflict 
with Dr. Ryan Bullock, UWinnipeg Environmental Studies & Sciences

Wednesday, January 15
Caesar’s Best Friend: Dogs in Roman Antiquity 
with Dr. Michael MacKinnon, UWinnipeg Classics

Wednesday, January 22
Labour Market Policy, Poverty and Social Exclusion: Are We On the Right Track? 
with Dr. Shauna T. MacKinnon, UWinnipeg Urban and Inner-City Studies

Wednesday, January 29
Young, Female and in Trouble in the 16th and 17th Centuries 
with Dr. Darlene Abreu-Ferreira, UWinnipeg History

Wednesday, February 5
How Governments Think: Understanding Decision-Making in the Modern Era 
with Dr. Malcolm G. Bird, UWinnipeg Political Science

Wednesday, February 12
Transformative Theatre: Artists and Community Work Together for Social Change 
with Dr. Hope McIntyre, UWinnipeg Theatre and Film

Wednesday, February 19
When Taxing Goods is Good Taxation: A Quick Guide to Optimal Tax Theory and Practice 
with Stefan Dodds, UWinnipeg Economics

Wednesday, February 26
From Manuscripts to Incunabula: A Revolution in the Making and Illustrating of Books 
with Dr. Claire Labrecque, UWinnipeg History

ChekhovFest Film Screenings

Vanya on 42nd Street  1994. 120 minutes. Rated PG.
• January 27 at 6:30 p.m.

The Lady with the Dog  1961. 89 minutes. Unrated.
• February 3 at 6:30 p.m.

From Page to Stage  Jane Eyre runs January 9 – February 1 at the MTC Mainstage
Behind the scenes of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s production of Jane Eyre.
January 21, 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.:
Vanessa Warne will discuss the enduring popularity of the novel.
Tuesday, January 28, 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.:
Jennifer Dzialoszynski and Tim Campbell on playing the couple.

In Motion at the Library  Free and no registration is required. 
January 10, 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.: HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living)
A short presentation by a registered dietician and 25 minutes of physical activity.
February 7, 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.: Stretching for Sports
Learn appropriate stretches that prepare the body for your specific sport activity.

Book-to-Movie Days  Drop in.  
Jane Eyre   119 minutes. Rated PG.
The movie adaptation starring Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender. 
• January 11 at 2 p.m.

Slumdog Millionaire  120 minutes. Rated 14A.
Winner of eight Academy Awards. 
• February 16 at 2 p.m

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