September 27, 2015

McNally Robinson: October Events & Harry Potter Party l Delhi 2 Dublin l ANDREW W.K. l Seriously Adult - Murder Mystery at the Manitoba Children's Museum

McNally Robinson: October Events 
Phone 204-475-0483  (Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)

Trio D’Afrique
Friday October 2, 8:00 pm
Congolese Music

Andrew Littleford Trio
Saturday October 3, 8:00 pm

Brian Chipney/Tim Cummings Trio
Friday October 9, 8:00 pm
Mainstream Jazz

Aaron Bartel Duo
Saturday October 10, 8:00 pm

Grace Hrabi Trio
Friday October 16, 8:00 pm

Saturday October 17, 8:00 pm

Karen Hammarstrand
Friday October 23, 8:00 pm

Doug Edmond
Saturday October 24, 8:00 pm

Mercy Mercy
Friday October 30, 8:00 pm

Lindsey White
Saturday October 31, 8:00 pm
Groovy Folk Rock

October 1, 1:00 pm
Royal Wood   Free Live Musical Performance
October 1, 7:00 pm
Chadwick Ginther  Too Far Gone
October 3, 7:00 pm
Mary Ann Loewen (ed.)   Sons and Mothers: Stories from Mennonite Men
October 5, 7:30 pm
Dr. Dawn-Marie Turner   Launch Lead Live: The executive’s guide to preventing resistance and succeeding with organizational change
October 6, 1:00 - 9:00 pm
Harry Potter Party
Celebrate the release of the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with a complete reading of our favourite wizard’s first adventure. Stop by any time, have a Butterbeer, and listen; whether to a chapter or to the whole book.
A fun event for fans young and old. Costumes are strongly encouraged.
October 6, 7:00 pm
Steve Bell & Jamie Howison I Will Not Be Shaken: A Journey Through the Psalms
October 7, 7:00 pm
Shauna MacKinnon Decolonizing Employment: Aboriginal Inclusion 
October 7, 7:30 pm
ChiSeries Winnipeg, Featuring readings from Evan Braun, Daria Patrie, and Christine Steendam. Hosted by Chadwick Ginther.   Learn more at
October 8, 7:00 pm
Ken McGoogan   Celtic Lightning: How the Scots and the Irish Created a Canadian Nation
October 8, 7:30 pm
Ron Buffie   The Life and Legend ov Mattrow Nottinski and Brodder Harry Notts
October 9, 7:00 pm
Michel Hogue    Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People
October 9, 7:30 pm
Adeena Karasick & bill bissett
October 10, 7:00 pm
Sarah Yates   Lucky Lou Grooves in a Heartbeat; visit
October 11, 2:00 pm
Marie Antaya   The Eclectic Writing Series
October 13, 7:00 pm
Café Scientifique, DIY DNA: Science and Consequences RSVP to 204.474.6689
October 13, 7:30 pm
Ted Barris   Fire Canoe: Prairie Steamboat Days Revisited
October 14, 7:00 pm
Karen Busby, Adam Muller & Andrew Woolford The Idea of a Human Rights Museum
October 14, 7:30 pm
Wendi Stewart  Meadowlark: A Novel
October 15, 7:00 pm
Yrsa Sigurdardottir reading and signing The Undesired
Co-presented by the Consulate General of Iceland in Winnipeg and Lögberg-Heimskringla, the North American Icelandic Community Newspaper based in Winnipeg.
October 15, 7:30 pm
 Tim Cook   Fight to the Finish: Canadians in the Second World War, 1944-1945
October 20, 7:00 pm
Stan Milosevic  Wish You Were Here: Hand-Tinted Postcards from Winnipeg’s Halycon Days.
Stan is a Winnipeg-based photographer and collector; website
October 21, 7:00 pm
Josh Brandon & Jim Silver   Poor Housing: A Silent Crisis
October 21, 7:30 pm
Lisa Guenther - Friendly Fire featuring guest musician Carmen Loncar.
A preview of her first album, Best Kept Secret Girlfriend
October 22, 7:00 pm
Jon Waldman   100 Things Jets Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die
October 23, 7:00 pm                                                                                             
Catherine Hunter   After Light
October 24, 7:00 pm
Richard Van Camp   Night Moves: Stories and A Blanket of Butterflies
October 25, 2:00 pm
Jody Grant   Jonathan’s Talent
October 26, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Robin Summerfield   Winnipeg Cooks
Featuring the photography of Ian McCausland and 70 mouth-watering, chef-tested recipes
October 27, 7:00 pm
Joanne Kelly’s Book Club
The choice for October 2015 is Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You
Contact John by calling 204-453-0424, ex 227 if you have any questions
October 28, 7:30 pm
Byron Elsey   But, I Don’t Want to Die!
October 29, 7:00 pm
Maurice Mierau   Autobiographical Fictions
October 29, 7:30 pm
Peggy Collins Halstead   Teddy ‘N’ Me: The Blitz and Other Childhood War Memories
October 30, 7:00 pm
Literary Press Group 40th Anniversary Event, with authors Rick Chafe, Rosanna Deerchild, Stella Leventoyannis Harvey, and Josip Novakovich. Hosted by Charlene Diehl.
October 31, 3:00 pm in the Community Classroom / Doors open at 2:30 pm
Free Korean Movie Screening, Showing Ode to My Father (Gukjesijang) with English Subtitles - all are welcome! Donations are welcome and appreciated.
Contact The Korea Times at 204-663-5051 or e-mail
Winnipeg International Writers Festival Events

October 2, 7:00 pm An Evening with Erna Buffie and Sharon Butala
October 5, 7:00 pm An Evening with Dianne Warren and Elizabeth Philips
October 10, 7:30 pm Basma Kavanagh, readings and a conversation with Ariel Gordon
October 17, 7:00 pm An Evening with Marilynne Robinson, hosted by Karen Toole
October 18, 3:00 pm An Afternoon with Adam Shoalts
October 26, 7:00 pm An Evening with Shilpi Somaya Gowda
October 28, 7:00 pm An Evening with George Bowering

October 13, 8:00 pm
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
$22 plus fees Ticketmaster and at the Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store.

Delhi 2 Dublin was born out of Vancouver’s Celtic Fest in 2006. Their sound started as an electronic fusion and has since grown into anything from dub reggae to breakbeats to just straight up happy dance music.

October 15, 8:00 pm
The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1C9
Tickets at, & Music Trader  18+ No Minors

UNION EVENTS is pleased to present Andrew W.K. w/ Chica Boom Boom
Armed with only a microphone, a keyboard, and his unstoppable party songs, Andrew is bringing the party chaos to a town near you! Andrew will perform your party music favorites from all of his albums.

October 16, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30 PM)
Manitoba Children's Museum, 45 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4T6
Tickets $25 per person   Rating: 18A
Alcohol will be present on premises and topics may include mature themes.

Seriously Adult - Murder Mystery
In an intense world of deception and intrigue, you must rely on your wit and intuition to catch a killer. Assume the role of detective and discover clues, examine evidence, question suspects, and consider motives. Will you have what it takes to solve the mystery before it’s too late?
Structured as an interactive three-act play; features group challenges, a cash bar, and a chance to explore the Children’s Museum’s galleries after dark. 
Contact Rachelle Tabor, Museum Services Manager, at (204) 924-4007 or email

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