September 24, 2015

Millennium Library Fall 2015 Events l Kidsfest Karaoke l The Street Store l From the Seat of a Canoe l Heavyweights l Take Back the Night l Rainbow Resource Events l GORGE l GWAR l Forrest Fire l Flash Photographic Festival

Skywalk Concerts & Lectures, 12:10-12:50 pm
Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium
Bring your lunch and be informed and entertained!

September 30: “Carceral Cultures: Prison and Jail Museums in Canada”
by Kevin Walby, UW Criminal Justice
October 7: “Truth, Knowledge and Pop Culture”
by Laurence Broadhurst, UW Religion & Culture, Classics
October 14: “Psychology and the Universality of Science”
by Jim Clark, UW Psychology
October 21: “The Divided Prairie City: Income Inequality in Winnipeg”
by Andrew Kaufman, UW Institute of Urban Studies
October 28: “The Collectors” by Val McKinley, Curator, UW Anthropology Collections

October 1: Marimba with Victoria Sparks
October 8: Classical Guitar Duo with Michael Daher and Skender Sefa
October 15: Piano Recital with David Troya
October 22: Cello & Piano with Sean Taubner and Bennet Charter
October 29: Ryszard Tyborowski, classical guitar and Nenad Zdjelar, double bass
2015-16 Writer-in-Residence Selected
We’re pleased to welcome Patricia Robertson as our new Writer-in- Residence (WIR).
Manuscripts for review can be submitted by email or by mail starting October 1
Visit library/contact/writer.asp for details.
October 17: 10 am - 5 pm & October 18: 11 am - 3 pm
Grant Park High School Gym (450 Nathaniel Street)
October 19-25
Join the Battery Recycling Race
Winnipeg’s Waste Ace Contest
All branches will compete to see which library can collect the most weight in spent batteries and used cellphones, to earn the title of Winnipeg’s “Waste Ace”.
From Page to Stage - RMTC at WPL
Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium
Tuesday, October 20: 12:10-12:50 pm
Learn how the western The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is brought to life on stage.
Tuesday, October 27: 12:10-12:50 pm
Members of Royal MTC’s production team will discuss the behind-the-scenes magic that helps a show like Alice Through the Looking Glass come together.
October 24, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canzine Central/Winnipeg Anarchist Bookfair 2015
Free, $5 suggested donation    Register now
Hundreds of zines, books, comics and more!
1 pm - Panel Discussion: Disability and the independent arts
3 pm - 1-2 Punch Live Book Pitch  
To participate in the Pitch email with your name, email address, phone number, and a two or three line description of the project you are going to pitch.
5 pm - Radical Reading Series: Sheldon Birnie, Ariel Gordon, Jeanne Randolph and more!
7 pm - AFTERPARTY at the Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook Street!
October 28: 7:30-9 pm
Good Will Social Club, 625 Portage Ave.

Tales at Night - Library Happy Hour - No admission fee
Our readers will entertain you with scary, creepy stories — for adults only.
November 7
Millennium Library is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
Activities including a Maker Faire, children’s entertainer, appearances by our former Writers-in-Residence and, of course, cake!

October 1, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM 
Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion St., Winnipeg, MB 

Tickets are $20 (including GST)
Includes beef on a bun, fries, coleslaw & a draft beer! Vegetarian option too! 
Price also includes an all-you-can-sing karaoke!!!

SING FOR CIRCUS - A Kidsfest KARAOKE FUNdraiser for Stilts & Silks
This is an 18+ fundraiser for the Winnipeg International Children's Festival. 
Face painting, 50-50 draw and a tie decorating station. 
Everyone is encouraged to wear a tie - prizes will be awarded for best clown tie! 

All funds will go towards the purchase of equipment and props which are used at our Northern, Winnipeg and Summer Day Circus and Magic Partnership Programs (C.A.M.P.).
Have questions - Contact Winnipeg International Children's Festival

October 3, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Indian & Metis Friendship Centre, IMFC, 45 Robinson Street, Wpg, MB R2W 5H5

The Street Store – Winnipeg Free Style event!
The world’s first rent-free, premises-free, free “pop-up clothing store” for the homeless and under-resourced and curated by volunteers!
Our intention is to help bridge the gap between the have and have nots.
We have partnered with The Friendship Centre and Siloam Mission to bring this pop up store to life. Contact us via email to donate or volunteer.

October 3, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm  By donation
Seine River (St. Boniface)
3 pm and 5 pm Starting at Morier Park @ Seine River
4 pm and 6 pm Starting at Dubuc Ave @ Seine River
Paddling experience not necessary.

From the Seat of a Canoe, developed by Leigh Anne Parry
A theatrical experiment in sound and performance along the banks of the Seine River.

To reserve a seat (or to bring your own canoe), call 204-979-2133 or email
Inquire about volunteering your time or/and canoe.

Performance Installations featuring:
Emma Beech, John Bevan, Alex Elliot, Delf Gravert, Doug Melnyk
Brenda & Anais McLean, Arne MacPherson, Debbie Patterson
Ali Robson, Andraea Sartison, Brittany Thiessen, Natasha Torres-Garner

October 3, 7:30 pm
U of W - Eckhardt~Gramatte Hall, Winnipeg, Manitoba
$20 (Regular), $12 (Student/Senior)
Manitoba Conservatory, U of W (204-988-7650), or online
At the door - $25 (Regular), $15 (Student/Senior)
In partnership with the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts, Flipside Opera is presenting our first show in our 2015-16 season. Strauss's Four Last Songs and Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder. Sopranos, Dawn Bruch and Judith Oatway along with pianist Michelle Mourre will take you on a journey filled with love, longing, nature and the passing of time. This evening of poetry and music is one not to miss.

October 7, 6:30 pm
Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre, 430 Langside Street

Winnipeg, Take Back the Night!
All families, genders, and non-binary individuals welcome!
Rally - March - Speak Out
Speakers, performers, and Entertainers all night long!!

170 Scott Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3L 0L3
Phone: 204-474-0212

October 8, 7 - 9 pm
Asexuality? Redefining Love and Sexuality: An Informational Session on Asexuality.
Facilitated by Reece Malone, Education Program Coordinator
As October 19 - 25 is Asexuality Awareness Week we are offering this session.
Free for RRC volunteers, under employed and where finances are a barrier. 
$10 for the general public. 
October 22, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A discussion on Responding to Racism, Transphobia, and Identity Exploitation.
We hope to discuss practical tools for activism, advocacy, education, and how to respond to our friends, colleagues, and on social media. This is a free session for the community.

To register email or call 204-474-0212 ext. 201 for either presentation.

The Rainbow Resource Centre is a not-for-profit community organization that provides support, education, programming and resources to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and two-spirit communities of Manitoba and North Western Ontario.
SOSA - The Society of OUT-Standing Artists
Phone: 204-474-0212 ext 201 or email  
All events are free and held at the 
Rainbow Resource Centre, 170 Scott Street

October 24, 1 pm - 10 pm
Members’ Exhibition
Photography, painting, sculpting, pottery, mixed media, and more.
Purchase a piece for your home!
November 28, 10 am - 4 pm
Seasonal Sale
We’re here to help you find that unique gift for the special people in your life.
Have a hot chocolate while you shop!
December 12, 6:30 pm - 10 pm
Talent Show
Some express their art through other talents and gifts.
Share your talent or experience what others have to offer!

SOSA is a group of artists and art lovers that meets regularly Artistic skill is not a requirement! All you need is an interest and a willingness to have some fun.

October 9 - October 10
The Rachel Browne Theatre, 211 Bannatyne, Unit 204, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3P2
For tickets please call 204-452-0229 or online 
Feast on World Premieres - GORGE showcases the work of three prairie artists, WCD’s Artistic Director Brent Lott, WCD dancer Johanna Riley & Calgary’s Helen Husak. 

Lott ‘s work CHASM is a new solo created for WCD apprentice Brett Owen that seeks to take you back to the vulnerability of those first movements toward intimacy. Lott’s other work on the program is the remount CENTRE OF GRAVITY a duet performed by WCD dancers Brianna Ferguson and Jasmine Allard.

Riley's (De)face Me is an exploration of complex dynamics within an intimate relationship. The duet features WCD dancers Sam Penner and Warren McClelland

New solo works by choreographer Helen Husak: MISE EN ABYME, created with performer Kate Stashko, explores ideas of infinity, femininity and confinement. STASIS, a collaboration between installation artist Peter von Tiesenhausen and performer Helen Husak, inhabits the power and vulnerability of the wild.

October 10, 6:30 pm
Garrick Centre, 330 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G6
Tickets  All Ages Welcome  

Union Events is pleased to present
GWAR w/ Cryptopsy, Battlecross and guests 
GWAR promises an all new show. All are commanded to attend each show of the tour! 

October 10, 10:00 pm - 3:00 am
Garrick Hotel, 287 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1H9
FREE before 11 pm, $5 after    18+
Security in effect
FORREST FIRE, a welcome home party for our dear friend Kyle "Luna Tik" Tavares. 
After a long summer slaving away fighting the relentless wild fires of northern Ontario, your favourite semi-local hero is returning home. He requires a beer, good music and good friends. What better place than the Garrick Hotel with it's full scale laser light show and sound system.  Music for the night will be provided by
SYNCRONOT (Roof Raising Beats)  
INEFFABLE (Ghetto Funk / Glitch Hop / Breaks)  
CYAN vs NIALA (Acid Techno VINYL)

October 11, 3:00 pm      Tickets Available
Winnipeg Cinematheque, Main Floor - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3

Very Nice Pictures: Flash Photographic Festival
We present three powerful portrait films with a focus on photography. From Arthur Lipsett’s 1961 classic Very Nice, Very Nice to John Paskievich’s rarely seen film about baby photographer Ken D’Cruz, the event also includes The Actor and Sean Garrity’s photos from his world wide journeys, Pictures of the Interior.

Following the screening Flash Fest organizer and photographer Leif Norman and John Paskievich will engage in a conversation about the power of image making and critical elements of photography. 

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