January 25, 2016

Millennium and Sir Wm. Stephenson Libraries l Freedom to Read l Books & Brunch l Woody Allen plays l Big Love l Street Scenes l Kathleen Hiley l Acoustic Jam l Geena Salway l Seeds of Development l Seedy Saturday


Images of Canada’s North, features photographs from the collection of Fred Ford, of Baker Lake, Nunavut. They document the lives of Caribou Inuit from contact, through settlement, and the beginnings of urbanization.
In Carol Shields Auditorium

Skywalk Concerts & Lectures 12:10-12:50 pm

February 3:
“The Politics of Global English” 
with Peter Ives, UWinnipeg Political Science
February 10:
“Not Talking Union: North American Mennonites and Labour” 
with Janis Thiessen, UWinnipeg History
February 17:
“International Agreements on Climate Change: Insights from Economics” 
with Amrita Ray Chaudhuri, UWinnipeg Economics
February 24:
“Homo Sapiens in God’s Image: Theology, Evolution and Climate Change” 
with Arthur Walker-Jones, UWinnipeg United Centre for Theological Studies

February 4: Winnipeg Youth Orchestra led by Dan Scholz
February 11: Advanced Piano Students from the studio of Jacqueline Ryz
February 18: Haley Marie, flute and Madeline Hildebrand, piano
February 25: Papa John’s Blues (Fred Dugdale) with music of the 70’s and 80’s
February 9: 12:10-12:50 pm
Concert: Jeffery Straker.  The Saskatchewan singer-songwriter-pianist has recorded for CBC’s ‘Canada Live’ and toured internationally. His latest album is North Star Falling.
February 13: 2-4:30 pm
Catch Me If You Can - Inspired by Frank W. Abagnale, Jr.’s autobiography. 
NFB Film Club - stay for a discussion   Rated 15+
February 20: 2 pm
Rock the Box - Breaking into the electronic dance music DJ booth came down to a choice for DJ Rhiannon: use her sexuality and get noticed, or linger in the shadows. 10 min. 
The Sex Trade - a behind-the-scenes look at high-end and street prostitution, escort agencies, massage parlours, and strip clubs. 76 min. 

February 23: 12-1 pm
Freedom to Read: “Dangerous” Tales
A special story time for grown-ups. Learn what made these titles “dangerous”.

Registration required for these events. Call 204-986-7070 to register.

Cookbook Club - Every month has a different theme or cookbook. 
For novices or expert chefs – just bring your love of cooking.
February 11, 7-8 pm - Fruits de mer
February 13: 2-4 pm
Camp X Secret Agent School, explores how the WW II school laid the foundation for modern espionage. Colonel Gary Solar, president of the Intrepid Society, will introduce the film with a short talk on Sir William Stephenson and his role in the creation of Camp X.
February 16: 6:30-8 pm
Cute Food: Decorating for a Theme Party - a Books2Eat event
Create and decorate delectable treats based on the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar
All supplies and instruction will be provided in this hands-on session. 
February 23
Book Club - Meets 7-8:30 pm
Meet fellow book lovers, find new favourite titles, discuss and debate!
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
May 1 is the Friends of the Library’s 2016 Books & Brunch at the Gates on Roblin. 
Lara Rae, comedian and Artistic Director of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and 
Catherine Hunter, Winnipeg poet, writer, editor and teacher            Tickets 


February 2 and 4, 12:00 pm
February 3, 12:30 pm and 7:30 pm
Black Hole Theatre Company, 
220 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba

My Apology, Death Knocks and The Query by Woody Allen
What happens when Socrates is sentenced to death, the Grim Reaper makes a bet, and Abe Lincoln answers the age old question: how long should a man's legs be? 

Directed by Chloe Smith, these three plays will please fans of the ridiculous and absurd.

February 5-7 and 10-12, 8 PM
Asper Center for Theatre & Film, Winnipeg, Manitoba
FREE  reserve your seats 

Big Love, a play written by Charles L. Mee
Based on the Ancient Greek myth, watch what happens when 50 brides immigrate from Greece to Italy to take refuge in a mansion of a traditional Italian family, from the men they've been arranged to marry. "That's why it's so awful to fall in love."

Eumenides cast (Olivia, Tessa and Jaime as the brides, Chris as Piero/Leo and Anthony as Oed) will be performing the 5th, 7th and 11th! Nereid cast (Claire, Sarah and Carly as the brides, Chris as Oed and Anthony as Piero/Leo) will be performing the 6th, 10th and 12th! 

Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0C3

February 6 - February 8, 8 pm
$20 for adults / $12 for students, 
at the door or Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music Office

University of Manitoba Musical Theatre Ensemble presents: Street Scenes
Featuring scenes from: And the World Goes Around, Anne of Green Gables, Beauty and the Beast, The Boys from Syracuse, City Workers in Love, Dogfight, Edges, 42nd Street, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Guys and Dolls, Heathers, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, On the Town, Seussical, Street Scene, Sweet Charity, Title of Show, and The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown. 
February 12 & 13, 8:00 pm
Tickets: $20 at the door or at website

Kathleen Hiley Solo Projects 
Three world premieres and signature works by renowned Canadian choreographers, Stephanie Ballard, Margie Gillis, Gaile Petursson-Hiley and Peter Quanz. 
Performer: Kathleen Hiley

February 7, 7 PM - 10 PM
Fools & Horses Coffee, 379 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0T9

Fools & Choruses Concert & Acoustic Jam
First, a concert from Rob and Tom. As in, Robbie Paterson (RMTC) and Tom Anniko (seen recently in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance at RMTC). THEN..... A house folk group and some boozy drinks will help you warm your voices up for our first folk jam.
A standing bass, a couple guitars and some percussion will fill the shop with familiar tunes. Bring your instruments or get up and join the band. We'll have a few extra instruments. 
At the end of the night, we'll pass the hat so you can pay what you can. 

February 9, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music, music building in the Eva Clare Hall, 
65 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2        FREE

Geena Salway Fourth Year Viola Recital
Come join me for my final recital, a nice send-off to my grad school auditions! It will be a fun night with a variety of fine viola music and something for everyone. 
Bach, Suite No. 3 in C Major
Milhaud, Quatre Visages
Brahms, Two Songs for Mezzo-Soprano and Viola
Clarke, Sonata for Viola and Piano

Indra Egan, Piano and Jillian Bonner, Mezzo-Soprano

Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg, Manitoba 

February 11, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
The Conference Room is on the south side of CMU's Campus, at 600 Shaftesbury Blvd.

Sowing Seeds of Development: 
Discussion on the Successes and Challenges in Rural International Development
Beny Mwenda, Tanzania Society of Agricultural Education and Extension (TSAEE)
Panel speakers from The Marquis Project, Mennonite Central Committee, 
Canadian Foodgrains Bank, and the Canadian Mennonite University.
February 12, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
$15 / $7.50 student/unwaged Tickets   

Celebrate Seeds 
Keynote speaker: Dan Brisebois, seed saver, farmer at Tournesol Co-operative Farm, and co-author of Crop Planning for Organic Vegetable Growers 
Guests: Caroline Chartrand (Red River Seed Library), Kelly Leask (Prairie Originals), 
Terry Mierau (Cedar Lane Farm), and (Rachelle Ternier (Prairie Garden Seeds).
The event will also feature local pies, music, and conversation.
February 13, 10 AM - 3 PM
Entrance by donation / Tickets    
Seedy Saturday 2016 - Celebrating local seeds, native plants, regional food, and the beginning of a new growing season. Workshops: 
10:30 – Basic Seed Saving 
11:30 – Advanced Seed Saving with Dan Brisebois 
12:30 – Seed Saving on the Farm 
1:30 – International Seed Saving with Susie Walsh from USC Canada
Don't forget to bring seeds to swap! 
Kids’ activities throughout the day, with snacks on sale from Tall Grass Prairie.

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