McNally Robinson: November Events
Phone 204-475-0483 (Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)
Joy Diamond Trio
Friday November 6, 8:00 pm
Andrew Littleford Trio
Saturday November 7, 8:30 pm
Friday November 13, 8:00 pm
An eclectic mix of “Chapman Stick” solos
Bob Watts Trio
Saturday November 14, 8:00 pm
Lindsey White Duo
Friday November 20, 8:00 pm
Groovy Folk Rock
Saturday November 21, 8:00 pm
Micaylee Rodyniuk & Luc Guenette
Friday November 27, 8:00 pm
Saturday November 28, 8:00 pm
November 1, 2:00 pm
Bonnie Reilly Schmidt Silenced: The Untold Story of the Fight for Equality in the RCMP
November 2, 7:00 pm
An Evening with Colleen Jones Throwing Rocks at Houses: My Life in and out of Curling
Six time Tournament of Hearts championship winner Colleen Jones discusses her start in curling and her remarkable career--from the pure joy of the game for a large family in Halifax to outworking her competition through will and resilience.
November 2, 7:30 pm
Roger Todd (writing as Paul Lubinski) Out of the Jungle and Rudi Diesel’s Secret
November 3, 7:00 pm
Off The Wall writers group: Alternapeg: A Winnipeg That Never Was
Edited by Jeremy Brooks, and contains works by Russell Corbett, Cas Courcelles,
Fatima DeMelo, KC Lucas, KC Oliver, Susan Rocan, Chris Rutkowski and Evelyn Woodward.
November 3, 7:30 pm
Laura Reeves Guide to Useful Plants: From Acorns to Zoom Sticks
November 4, 7:30 pm
Margaret Riddell Last Known Whereabouts
November 5, 7:00 pm
Leonard G. Flett
From the Barren Lands: Fur Trade, First Nations, and a Life in Northern Canada
November 6, 7:00 pm
Mike Grandmaison Beautiful Alberta
A spectacular photographic portrait of Canada’s most prosperous province.
November 6, 7:30 pm
Jamie Brownlee and Kevin Walby Access to Information and Social Justice: Critical Research Strategies for Journalists, Scholars, and Activists
November 7, 2:00 pm
An Afternoon with Reggie Leach
The Riverton Rifle: My Story - Straight Shooting on Hockey and Life
November 7, 7:00 pm
An Evening with Eileen Myles, one of America’s most celebrated poets, novelists, and essayists in support of the reissue of her classic Chelsea Girls: A Novel and I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems featuring special guest Roewan Crowe.
November 7, 7:30 pm
Cheryl Lynn Plett The Erotic Éclair and Other Unseemly Stories
November 8, 2:00 pm
Talia Pura & Wai Tien Alexia Wants to Fly
story by Talia Pura, award winning playwright, author, filmmaker, actor and aerial dancer on silks.
illustrations by Wai Tien, graduate from the University of Manitoba School of Art with a major in Printmaking.
November 9, 7:00 pm
Holding on to Mamie: My mother, dementia and me
November 9, 7:30 pm
Michael Czuboka Manifest Destiny
November 10, 6:00 pm
Scotiabank Giller Light Bash for Literacy in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Tickets are $50 plus tax at Prairie Ink Restaurant in person or call 204-975-2659.
In support of Frontier College, a Canada-wide, volunteer-based, literacy organization.
Head chef Chris Kopp has developed a tasty and succulent dinner featuring Prairie Ink specialties while attendees watch the Scotiabank Giller Prize broadcast on a big screen.
November 11, 4:00 pm
An Afternoon with Sarah Richardson At Home: Sarah Style
November 12, 7:00 pm
Contemporary Verse 2 (CV2) magazine Fall Issue Launch - a group of innovative poets in Out of Line: Volume 38.2 of CV2. Featured readers include: Jonathan Ball, RAY HSU, Jennifer Still, Chimwemwe Undi and Katherena Vermette
November 12, 7:30 pm
Maxine Noel Me Artsy: An Exploration of Contemporary Native Arts, co-presented by The Wah-sa Gallery.
November 13, 7:30 pm
Di Brandt questions i asked my mother
With poet and scholar Tanis MacDonald reflecting in a critical essay on the impact and relevance of Di Brandt’s groundbreaking collection.
November 15, 2:00 pm
Lake Winnipeg Writers Group launch of Voices: Volume 15, Number 2
November 15, 6:00 pm
Manitoba Writers Guild in Prairie Ink Restaurant Eat, Drink, and Be Literary
Tickets for this special evening featuring Zarqa Nawaz (Creator of Little Mosque on the Prairie and author of Laughing All the Way to the Mosque), comedian Lara Rae, and author Jordan Wheeler, are $60.00 (Gratuity and Taxes included) and available at Prairie Ink Restaurant & Bakery or by calling 204-975-2659.
November 16, 7:00 pm
The University of Manitoba Café Scientifique presents “Alzheimer’s Disease: Can you avoid it?,” Seating is limited. Please RSVP to 204.474.6689.
November 16, 7:30 pm
Glen Suggettc Delta: A Prairie Marsh and Its People
November 17, 7:30 pm
Don LePanc Rising Stories: A Novel
November 18, 7:00 pm
Louise Duguayc Pauline Boutal: An Artist’s Destiny, 1894-1992
featuring guest Pat Bovey and translator S.E. Stewart
November 18, 7:30 pm
Gordon Laxerc After the Sands: Energy and Ecological Security for Canadians
November 19, 7:30 pm
Alan Tatec Great City Parks: Second Edition
November 20, 7:00 pm
Katherine Martensc The Reimer Legacy
November 20, 7:30 pm
Octavia MacIsaacc Blightstone
November 21, 6:00 pm
Sandi Sellenc The Primgibbly House
November 21, 7:00 pm
Elaine Gugin Maddexc More Than a Wise Woman
November 22, 2:00 pm
Rolande Kirouaccc The Three Sisters - Self Care for Managing Life’s Ups and Downs
November 23, 7:30 pm
Daphne Shepherd Path to Abundance: It’s Your Time
November 24, 7:00 pm
Joanne Kelly’s Book Club
The choice for November 2015 is Elizabeth Crook’s Monday Monday.
Get in touch with John at 204-453-0424, ex 227 if you have any questions.
November 25, 7:00 pm
Ray Harris Convictions Matter: The Function of Salvation Army Doctrines
November 25, 7:30 pm
Brenda Oliver The Freedom Challenge: Mastering Emotions, Restoring Honour to Leadership. Brenda Oliver, Business Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist in 2013, is the President of Oliver Leadership Inc. Visit her online at www.BrendaOliver.com.
November 26, 7:00 pm
Gabriele Goldstone Broken Stone
November 27, 7:00 pm
Prairie Garden Committee The 2016 Prairie Garden will amaze readers with how successful and diverse the current choices for fruit and berry plants are for gardeners on the northern prairies. Join Bob Bors who is a world-renowned fruit breeder now with the University of Saskatchewan’s Fruit Program.
November 28, 7:00 pm
Rosanna Deerchild Calling Down the Sky
November 28, 7:30 pm
Tara Gereaux Size of a Fist featuring special guest reader Kevin Marc Fournier
November 29, 2:00 pm
Bruce Tascona & Dale Watts
United in Effort: Manitoba Combat Service Support History--1870 to 2015
November 30, 7:00 pm
Peter Hart & David Zinger People Artists: Drawing Out the Best in Others at Work
November 30, 7:30 pm
Kathryn McKenzie Throw Your Scale Away! Reclaiming the True Meaning of Health and Fitness. Kathryn McKenzie is a health & fitness expert and keynote speaker at www.surefirefitness.ca/
Co-presented by the Winnipeg International Writers Festival
November 4, 7:00 pm
An Evening with Nino Ricci Sleep hosted by Neil Besner.
November 5, 7:30 pm
An Evening with Garry Thomas Morse Prairie Harbour hosted by Kristian Enright.
November 23, 7:00 pm
An Evening with Bill Richardson
Launch of The First Little Bastard to Call Me Gramps: Poems of the Late Middle Ages
Bill Richardson, winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour and former CBC Radio personality, delivers a “fresh and frisky” poetic take on transitioning into life as a retiree and living through the golden years.