January 26, 2014

Karl Kohut l Chekhovfest 2014: The Devil and Anton Chekhov l Takashi Iwasaki l The Mice and The Mighty l Dr. Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler l Anne Mahon l Joanne Kelly's Book Club l Café Scientifique: Women and Healthy Living

February 4, 8:00 pm until 10:00 pm  (Doors open at 7:30 pm)
Exchange Community Church, 75 Albert Street (south of McDermot)
Tickets: $10, available from me in advance or at the door

I will be heading off to do some auditions in Los Angeles and New York City. I've been working hard and would love to have the chance to perform some of that music for you!  The repertoire will be a mixture of standards and more contemporary compositions by the likes of Wynton Marsalis, Woody Shaw, and Kurt Rosenwinkel.  I'll be on bass, joined by two of my favourite musicians, U of M faculty members Will Bonness (piano) and Quincy Davis (drums).

The Devil and Anton Chekhov by Kent Suss
February 7, 7:30 pm
Manitoba Theatre For Young People, 2 Forks Market Road

Based on the writings of Anton Chekhov and his journey to conduct a census of prisoners on the Siberian Island of Sakhalin. 
Directed by B. Pat Burns, Stage Manager and Dramaturge Andrew Lizotte

Takashi Iwasaki: Extrodanaire!
January 24 – February 7, 2014
The Edge Gallery and Urban Art Centre, 611 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1E1
Closing Reception: February 7, 7-10 pm - meet the artist

Takashi tries to capture and share single moments and intimate thoughts with his audience. 

The Mice and The Mighty - Live!
February 8, 8:00 pm
The Neighbourhood Bookstore and Cafe, 898 Westminster Ave.

A rousing, uplifting and most likely mildly comedic performance.
Invite your friends! If they don't like the music, the coffee and books are well worth it! 
They'll be pleased, you'll be popular. 

McNally Robinson Booksellers Grant Park, 1120 Grant Ave.
Phone 204-475-0483  (Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)

February 22, 7:00-8:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Admission is free – no registration is required.

Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler, PhD, Assistant Professor of TESOL presenting 
“Globish: English as a Global Language.” 
February 25, 7:00 pm in the Atrium.

A celebration of Anne Mahon’s 2013-2014 On the Sam Page selected book The Lucky Ones: African Refugees’ Stories of Extraordinary Courage featuring an evening of music and more.
Joanne Kelly - Shaw TV Book Club
February 25, 7:00 pm in the Travel Alcove.
free bookclub open to all readers in Winnipeg
Call 453-0424, ex 227 if you have any questions.

David R. Gillham’s City of Women. It is 1943, the height of the Second World War. With the men away, Berlin has become a city of women. 
Café Scientifique: Women and “Healthy Living” in Canada
February 27, 7:00 pm in the Atrium.
Refreshments. This event is free, seating is limited, please RSVP 

Three experts will discuss the implications of existing healthy living strategies, policies, and programs for women. They will also explore the potential that alternative approaches to promoting healthy living have. 

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