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June 19, 2014

Larry Updike l Off the Wall l Mia Kalef l Linda Holeman l The Nine l The Minimalists l Mick Manfield l ALL IN l Five Alarm Funk

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

June 27, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
My Word!: The Larry Updike Story

How much trouble can a naïve religious kid from Saskatchewan with a dream of becoming a minister get into when he stumbles into radio while on the road to redemption?

From The Tom and Larry Show on FM rock radio in the 80’s to a talk radio phenomenon on CJOB and on CBC, Manitoba Broadcaster’s Hall of Famer Larry Updike finished a Philosophy degree at the U of W, earning the honour of Distinguished Alumni and a Plato Prize. Larry has served as the spokesperson for Siloam Mission and as a supporter of The War Amps, earning the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002. He is an advocate for individuals with autism after his son Gordon was diagnosed in 1994.
June 29, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
In the Woods

This anthology contains a variety of imaginative stories on the Prairie Sasquatch, facts and real sightings collected by one of the Off the Wall Writers Group’s members.
June 30, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
The Secret Life of Babies: How Our Prebirth and Birth Experiences Shape Our World

An affirmation that babies remember their earliest experiences, that this consciousness precedes the physical development of the brain itself, and that medical interventions during birth can imprint our relationships.

Mia Kalef's four-week online birth recovery program for families after challenging births.
July 17, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
The Devil on Her Tongue

Diamantina is 13 when her father abandons her and her African-born mother and sets off for the New World.

Linda Holeman is the author of the internationally bestselling historical novels The Linnet Bird, The Moonlit Cage, In a Far Country and The Saffron Gate.
July 19, 3:00 pm in the Atrium
Since We Told the Truth: Our Life Can Never Be the Same

Each of The Nine made the choice to leave a Hutterite colony. After five years they wrote their personal stories in their first book, Hutterites, Our Story To Freedom.
July 22, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Everything That Remains: A Memoir by the Minimalists 

Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, known as The Minimalists, are embarking on a 100-city international tour to share their story. Come listen to them speak about their journey, followed by a short reading, and a brief Q&A session.
July 30, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
Gardening Presentation on “Square Foot Gardening Basics.”

This workshop will cover the 10 basic principles of Square Foot Gardening, show different square foot garden layouts, and feature vertical and container gardening so you can grow a large amount of food in a small space.
Mick Manfield has presented Square Foot Gardening techniques at Gardening Saturday, to gardening clubs, small businesses and housing projects. Mick is passionate about showing people how easy it is to grow their own food in a small space.

June 27 to August 8
Martha Street Studio, 11 Martha Street

June 27, 5 - 8 pm - Opening Reception
Mountain School Bookhouse by Shannon Gerard and table by local zine library Junto.

July 3, 7 pm
PANEL TALK  w/Kegan McFadden, PAC (Pinhole Artist Collective), Places for Peanuts, Sarah Michaelson, Shannon Gerard and curators Abigail Auld and Suzie Smith.

ALL IN is a curated exhibition that seeks to explore the relationship between community and print process. The exhibition brings together a large variety of work by artists and collectives. Work ranges in theme and perspective.  Also featuring work by As We Try & Sleep Press/ Intercopy Multiples, Dutch Elm Distro, Kimiwan, James Hutchison, PAC, Poster Club, trans.zine!, and 1234V.

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July 17, 7 pm, free and open to the pubic
ZINE LAUNCH & DRAWING PARTY w/Places for Peanuts

July 19, 1 - 4 pm, free and open to the public
COLLAGE PARTY w/Sappho Zine Collective

July 20, 12 - 4 pm, pre-registration required, $25
ZINE-MAKING WORKSHOP w/Sappho Zine Collective

July 21 + 22, 12 - 5 pm, On Albert Street and McDermot Ave

Jun 30, 9:00 pm to Jul 2, 2:00 am  Tickets 
The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street   
$15 per night. Tickets at Into The Music - Soul Survivors - The Pyramid - Ticketmaster

The kings of Canadian party funk bring the funk to your summer!!
Fret not, funk lovers, FIVE ALARM FUNK is here to deliver!
One of the best live funk bands is ready to attack and lay siege to your dance floor!

Shred Kelly turns banjo doubters into indie folk rock believers on the dance floor.
Combining traditional Mexican song, the powerful sounds of progressive rock, and a flair for the dramatic, The Mariachi Ghost creates a spectacle as unique as it is compelling.

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