September 7, 2014

Millennium Library Events for September and October l Skywalk Lectures & Concerts l defence of Omar Khadr l Canadian Museum for Human Rights - FREE Event

At the Blankstein Gallery

September: Ian Swan has been a photographer for over 40 years. For the past 3 years he has been creating images for himself. This exhibit, titled “For Me.”
October: Winnipeg photographer David Lipnowski’s exhibit “A Portrait A Day: 2013” will feature a selection from 365 portraits.

Di Brandt has been selected as the Library’s Writer-in-Residence for 2014-2015. 
Beginning October 1, copies of manuscripts may be dropped off at any Winnipeg Public Library branch.  For information email

Carol Shields Auditorium

September 12 from 12:10 - 1 pm
On Pointe: Ballet at the Library
The Library and Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet invites you to celebrate the premiere of the new ballet Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation. Executive Director André Lewis will share the story and inspiration behind this unique and breathtaking new work. Going Home Star runs from Oct. 1 – 5.

Book-to-Movie Days - Drop in.

September 13, 2 pm
The Intouchables an unlikely camaraderie between two individuals who seem to have nothing in common. French with English subtitles. 
October 11 at 2 pm
Shutter Island - Based on Dennis Lehane’s 2003 novel of the same name, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island.

Winnipeg Folk Festival... in the Library!
September 27 at 1:30 p.m.
Poetic License with Cara Luft, Ridley Bent & Vince Andrushko
October 25 at 1:30 p.m.: TBA

Free Saturday workshops for all music lovers.

Skywalk Lectures & Concerts
from 12:10 - 1 p.m. in the Carol Shields Auditorium
Bring your lunch and be informed and entertained! 

October 1
Blame it on the Rain: How will Warmer Winters affect Forests and Streams? 
with Nora Casson
October 8
Uncovering the Mysteries of Disease Inside the Living Brain with Melanie Martin
October 15
How Technology is Transforming Healthcare Delivery, Benefits and Challenges 
with Sergio Camorlinga
October 22
“You get to BE Harold’s Purple Crayon”: The Limitations and Opportunities of Picture Book Apps with Andrew Park
October 29
Not your Grandparents’ Forest - How Climate Change and Human Action are Molding the Forests of the Future Naomi Hamer with Andrew Park

October 2
Anna Schwartz, piano
October 9
Orfeas Duo, with Stefanos Boukis, cello & Lia Andronikou, piano
October 16
Trio D’Afrique plays music of the Congo, with guitarist Ewinge Kiki, percussionist Jay Stoller, and bassist Danny Koulack
October 23
WSO Presents - A Classical Recital: Principal Horn Patricial Evans, 
accompanied by Carole Pollard, piano
October 30
Dixieland Trio, with Merv Mauthé, piano; Bob “Moose” Jackson, bass; 
and Jim McEwan, drums

Carol Shields Auditorium
October 7 at 12:10 p.m.
Lunch and Learn: From the Museum’s Vault
Drop in with your lunch and get a peek into The Manitoba Museum’s trea- sure trove of stories and artifacts. Curator Maureen Matthews talks about the current Discovery Room exhibit,“We Are All Treaty People”. 

October 14 at 12:10 p.m. and October 21 at 12:10 p.m.
From Page to Stage: Sherlock Holmes
Special presentations celebrating the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s production of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily. Call 204-986-6779.

Downtown Connection - 55+ Resource Centre Resource Fair. 
Call Healthy Aging at 204-940-8140 for the full list of all the programs on offer.
• Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex: Tuesday, October 21 at 2 p.m.
• Portage Place Mall: Thursday, October 30, 10 a.m. - noon

Creative Writing ACI Youth Mentorship - FREE
The Creative Writing Youth Mentorship program introduces participants to the writing process. Participants will give a public reading of their work and will publish a group anthology.
Tuesdays from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. - every other week. January 13 - April 21. 
Public reading on Saturday, May 2.
Open to all youth ages 16-19 living in or within 100 km. of Winnipeg.
Application deadline is November 28.  Download an application form 
Call 204.927.2787, email, or visit our website

Youth Advisory Councils    Call 204-986-4252 or email.
If you’re 13-17, Youth Advisory Councils are your chance to share opinions & ideas

September 19, 5:30 pm  Dinner: 6:15 PM (Buffet with meat and vegetarian options)

Grand Mosque Community Centre, 2445 Waverly Street
Tickets: $25.00 also available at McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park
Proceeds will support legal costs in the pro bono defence of Omar Khadr.

An evening honouring Dennis Edney, lawyer of Omar Khadr, the recipient of the
National Pro Bono Award (2008) and the Human Rights Medal (British Columbia, 2009).
Peace Alliance Winnipeg
Lawyers Against the War
Lawyers Rights Watch Canada
Canadian Dimension Magazine
Global College-University of Winnipeg
United Jewish People's Order

September 20 and 21
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is planning a weekend to celebrate!
Opening weekend!!  FREE!!
The Concert and the daytime events are FREE and no ticket is required.

September 19 - The Museum will host RightsFest, music, performances, activities and cultural events.  The free weekend activities will take place at The Forks.
You can join online or on TV, from 10:30 am to 12 pm.

More than 25 daytime performances and activities at multiple outdoor locations around The Forks from morning until late afternoon on September 20 and 21

September 20, evening - the nationally broadcast Canadian Concert for Human Rights taking place on an outdoor stage at The Forks.

September 20 and 21 - A special free tour through selected galleries
The tour is fully subscribed.

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