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March 7, 2014

MY MONUMENT l Gordon Fitzell l Fritz Lang’s Metropolis l Winnifred Sim l Randy Bachman l Winnipeg Comedy Festival l University of Manitoba Opera Theatre

to April 5, 2014

Gallery 1C03 at The University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, presents
MY MONUMENT, a multimedia exhibition featuring exchanges among artists cam bush, Steven Leyden Cochrane, Roewan Crowe, and Paul Robles, using Crowe's book Quivering Land to explore monuments and vanished feminist/queer/alternative cultural sites.

It will also be shown in the Hamilton Galleria, 4th floor mezzanine, Centennial Hall in the Library, The University of Winnipeg.

Ghost Launch performance with Chandra Mayor
March 15 at 2:00 p.m. in front of 478 River Avenue
They will join Mayor in front of the former site of Bold Print - The Women's Bookstore

The Book is Happening with Roewan Crowe
March 20, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Gallery 1C03
Crowe will deliver a reading of Quivering Land

Conversation with the artists
March 26 at 7:00 p.m., Rm 2M70, 2nd floor of Manitoba Hall at The U of W

MY MONUMENT includes the website which maps vanished feminist/queer/alternative bookstores and solicits stories, images, and experiences of these bookstores.

Gallery 1C03 hours: Monday - Friday: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., Saturday: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Admission is always free and everyone is welcome. Wheelchair accessible.

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

March 25, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Meet the Composer featuring Gordon Fitzell    Co-presented by GroundSwell

Fritz Lang’s Metropolis: A Panel Roundtable
March 27, 7:00 pm in the Atrium

Fritz Lang’s 1927 science fiction classic Metropolis was a stunning film achievement. The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra will present this masterpiece of film-making April 12 with the orchestra performing the gigantic Gottfried Huppertz score live to the movie. 
With Oliver Botar, School of Art, University of Manitoba; Brenda Austin-Smith, Film Studies, University of Manitoba; Julian Pellicano, resident conductor, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra; and James Manishen, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

March 27, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
A Candid Coda: Reflections on the Life and Music of Winnifred Sim

Winnifred Sim never auditioned for a job, yet she became a nationally recognized organist, accompanist, adjudicator, teacher, conductor and the musical director of CBC Television’s hit show, Hymn Sing, which was broadcast weekly for 30 years. Glimpse Winnifred’s life, and also behind the scenes of one of the longest running shows in Canadian television history. 

Winnifred is a published composer of choral anthems and chaired the committee that founded the National Youth Choir in 1984. She is a recipient of the YM-YWCA “Woman of Distinction” award and is listed in the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada and the International Who’s Who in Music. She lives in Winnipeg.

March 29, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
Randy Bachman in conversation with Howard Manshein of 92 Citi-FM 
and signing Tales from Beyond the Tap

Randy tells more great stories from a life in rock. He is a legendary figure through his talents as a guitarist, songwriter, performer and producer. Known best for his work in The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, he has earned more than 120 gold and platinum album/singles awards. Bachman’s Vinyl Tap Stories was a national bestseller.

March 29, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant

Al Rae brings along stars of The Winnipeg Comedy Festival for a festival comedy preview complete with ticket giveaways and other treats.  You’ll dine laughing! 

March 30, 2:00 pm in the Atrium

A special musical presentation from members of the Desautels Faculty of Music’s Advanced Opera Studies program at the University of Manitoba.  
Featured performers include: Natasha Fransblow (piano), Jessica Kos-Whicher (soprano), Anne-Marie MacIntosh (soprano), Marlise Ritchie (soprano), Meghan Symon (mezzo-soprano), and Jan van der Hooft (tenor).

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