February 24, 2014

Earthdog Terrier Rescue Bake Sale l Glen Thompson l Bolero Dance Theatre l Eugene Rogan and Jennifer Dueck l Keith Wood: Inner-view l Elizabeth Fraser l Guy Few and Nadina Mackie Jackson l MIPR - Bipole III transmission l Lindsey Olver l S Sandra Sukhan

March 2, 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm
The Pawsh Dog Taylor, Unit 10 - 1580 Taylor

A bake sale, 50/50 draw and a great "Golden Ticket" draw to win an Apple TV.

Join Earthdog Terrier Rescue of Manitoba to help thank all of those who helped Wonka get back on her feet. A very BIG thank you to The Pawsh Dog who donated countless hours to Wonka.  Wonka and other Earthdogs will be on hand to say hello.

March 2, 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm
Prairie Theatre Exchange, Unit Y300 - 393 Portage Avenue, the Colin Jackson Theatre
There will be a cash bar. Doors @ 7:00 pm

Come celebrate the life of our friend Glen Thompson.

Come with a song or a story; with instruments or a skit; or simply come to be in the presence of others who love and dearly miss our Glen.  Hosted by the Winnipeg Theatre Community, with many thanks to Robert Metcalfe and PTE.

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

March 9, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
Special preview of Bolero Dance Theatre’s production A Spanish Cinderella

Go behind the scenes with artistic director Pedro Aurelio for this preview of the company’s upcoming production. The company is known for its stories told through Spanish dance and flamenco. Excerpts of the show will be presented, along with a discussion of the process of bringing an epic story to the stage. 

March 10, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
“The Ottoman Front: The Great War in the Middle East”

If the Great War shaped the modern Middle East, it was the Ottoman Front that turned Europe’s conflict in 1914 into a world war.  
Eugene Rogan discusses the Great War with UofM Professor Jennifer Dueck. 

Eugene Rogan is author of The Arabs: A History, which was named one of the best books of 2009. His new book, The Great War in the Middle East, is due in 2015.

March 10, 7:30 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant. Showing Inner-view.

In 2006 Keith Wood started using the “encaustic” medium (pigmented molten wax.)  Encaustic is light – a key element of Wood’s work. Just as a jazz musician dialogues with his instrument, creating a work of art involves an intense dialogue with the work.  

March 11, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Faith is

Faith is profiles 11 Winnipeggers who share how they came to know God. Feature stories include: Olympic speedskater Cindy Klassen, Tim Sr. and Tim Jr. from the Amazing Race Canada, Lindor Reynolds from The Winnipeg Free Press and Laurie Boschman from the Winnipeg Jets.

Elizabeth Fraser started writing Faith is as an independent project at Red River College.

March 11, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Pre-Concert Chat

Trum­pet vir­tu­oso Guy Few and bas­soon­ist Nad­ina Mackie Jack­son have planned a little jaunt with some­thing they call Car­nets de voy­ages

Few and Mackie Jack­son are artistic co-directors of the Grand River Baroque Fest­ival.  They have performed as con­cert soloists, multi-instrumental recit­al­ists and record­ing artists.

March 13, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Energy in Manitoba: Challenges and Opportunities 

The proposed Bipole III transmission line and the new generating stations (Keeyask and Conawap) have received attention with concerns raised over price, path, and necessity. 

The Manitoba Institute for Policy Research at the University of Manitoba serves as a hub for academic analysis, public policy discourse, and outreach. RSVP 

March 14, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
The Life in Rhymes of an Angsty Teenager

This book is a personal collection of poetry, with the exception of a couple song lyrics and a short story, based on the author’s experiences thus far.

Lindsey Olver believes that we all have to start somewhere, and that this collection is just the beginning of her story.

March 16, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
In Search of the Blue Lotus

Sandra shares memories of growing up in a politically charged time in Guyana, her immigration to Canada for an arranged marriage at the age of 16, her life as a hairstylist, and her work toward a doctoral degree. 

S Sandra Sukhan is a professional hairstylist with a doctorate in Environmental Studies. She is a published author and teacher-educator.

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