April 15, 2014

SHORT SHOTS l Schema l Mary-Ann Kirkby l Prairie Poets l FREE Book Club l Hilda C. Szternfeld Smith l Cello Ensemble l Spark l Craig Gillespie: Photography in the Garden

April 17 6:30 pm
Room 0T09 - U of W Asper Centre for Theatre and Film (Lower Level, 400 Colony Street)
Free Admission (Donations will be collected for Manitoba Association of Playwrights)

Manitoba Association of Playwrights and the University of Winnipeg Department of Theatre and Film present: SHORT SHOTS
Readings of 10-Minute Plays written by students in Playwriting I

Part I - Directed by Brittany Sulyma
Lilies by Sasha Mark
Adulthood and Other Trivialities by Maria Funk
Trench by Adam Drory
The Tin Man by Ferron Guerreiro
Girl H8 by Erin Meagan Schwartz


Part II - Directed by Angie St. Mars
Narcissus Deflowered by Wayne Ferguson
Best Buds by Eric Leduc
Table for Three by Jesse Bergen
Thunder and Lightning by Reisha Hancox
A Woman in Red by Colton Tanner

April 24, 8:00 pm until 9:30 pm
Evening shows begin at 8 pm with a pay what you can Sunday matinee at 3 pm.
Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for students.
Tickets can be purchased at the door or through Ticketmaster. 

Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers is pleased to announce the premiere of Schema, a new work choreographed by Peggy Baker. Schema was inspired by a series of precise and elegant “locus” diagrams that present visual renderings of mathematical equations.

Also featured in the program the Winnipeg premier of companion works created in 2013, Split Screen Stereophonic and epilogue.

These two works investigate the chemistry of the personal and private worlds between men and women.

McNally Robinson Booksellers Grant Park,  1120 Grant Ave.
Phone 204-475-0483  (Toll-Free 1-800-561-1833)

April 28, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Secrets of a Hutterite Kitchen: Unveiling the Rituals, Traditions, and Food of the Hutterite Culture

A candid snapshot of Hutterite life, exploring the social customs, marriage ceremonies, romantic entanglements, birthing practices, and death rituals. 

Award-winning journalist Mary-Ann Kirkby spent her first years in a Hutterite colony and years later reclaimed her heritage in the national bestseller I Am Hutterite

April 28, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Prairie Poets: The LPG Celebrates National Poetry Month

The Literary Press Group of Canada and The League of Canadian Poets join to celebrate National Poetry Month with an evening of readings hosted by John K. Samson (ARP Books), featuring a diverse selection of Manitoba poets from LPG publishers:
Artist and theorist Roewan Crowe (ARP Books) 
Maurice Mierau (Brick Books) 
Kerry Ryan (Anvil Press) 
John K. Samson is the singer and songwriter for The Weakerthans.
Melanie Dennis Unrau (J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing) 
John Weier (Turnstone Press)

April 29, 7:00 pm in the Travel Alcove
Joanne Kelly’s Book Club

FREE book club. The choice for April 2014 is Helene Wecker’s The Golem and the Jinni, in which a chance meeting between mythical beings takes readers on a dazzling journey through cultures in turn-of-the-century New York. Questions - call 453-0424, ex 227.

April 29, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
5QA ABCs Dictionary Game: Abbreviated Version, Book 1

April 29, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
The Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts’ Cello Ensemble, Free Musical Performance.

April 30, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Launch of West Kildonan Collegiate’s Spark: A Literary Arts Magazine.

April 30, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Gardening Presentation on Photography in the Garden

Craig Gillespie, with 25 years of experience, is the head gardener in the English Garden at Assiniboine Park, and is a standing member of the Professional Gardeners Guild. He is an avid photographer, receiving his Photography certificate with honours from Red River College. His photographs have appeared in a number of publications.

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