McNally Robinson October Events:
Phone 204-475-0483 (Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)
October 1, 2:00 pm
Karin Adams Launch of Mermaid Warrior Squad.
Karin is the author of Frostbite Hotel, Lights! Curtains! Cows!, No TV? No Fair!, and My Best Friend Is a Viral Dancing Zombie.
October 2, 7:00 pm
Méira Cook Launch of Once More with Feeling featuring a conversation with Alison Gillmor, a Winnipeg freelance journalist and educator. Méira is the award-winning author of the novels The House on Sugarbush Road, and Nightwatching.
October 2, 7:30 pm
Stan Amaladas Launch of Intentional Leadership: Getting to the Heart of the Matter.
October 3, 7:00 pm
Graphic novelists Ben Hatke & Justin Currie
Winnipeg launch of Mighty Jack and the Goblin King.
Justin is an internationally-recognized artist who has worked with Blizzard, Warhammer, Nickelodeon, and Disney. His first creator-owned project, Cassie and Tonk, won the Manitoba Book Award for graphic novels. www.chasingartwork.deviantart.com
October 3, 7:30 pm
Jonathan Peyton Launch of Unbuilt Environments: Tracing Postwar Development in Northwest British Columbia.
October 4, 7:00 pm
John Paskievich Launch of The North End Revisited featuring a conversation with Alison Gillmor. Paskievich’s latest brings together many of the photographs from his now-classic book The North End with eighty additional images.
October 4, 7:30 pm
Steven Kohm, Sonia Bookman & Pauline Greenhill (Eds.)
Launch of Screening Justice: Canadian Crime Films, Culture and Society.
October 5, 7:00 pm
Matthew Flisfeder Launch of Postmodern Theory and Blade Runner.
October 5, 7:30 pm
Winnipeg launch of Myrl Coulter’s The Left Handed Dinner Party and Other Stories
and Norma Dunning’s Annie Muktuk and Other Stories.
October 6, 7:00 pm
Laurie-Anne Johnson Launch of A Kite for Russell.
October 6, 7:30 pm
Benjamin Hertwig Winnipeg launch of Slow War.
October 10, 7:00 pm
Janis Thiessen Launch of Snacks: A Canadian Food History featuring special guest Sarah Elvins. Snacks provided by Old Dutch Foods and W.T. Hawkins.
October 11, 7:00 pm
Frances Itani In conversation with Sally Ito and signing That’s My Baby.
October 11, 7:30 pm
ChiSeries Winnipeg Featuring readings from Lisa Emme, James Gillespie, and Darren Ridgley. Hosted by Chadwick Ginther.
The Chiaroscuro Reading Series is an award-winning Canadian speculative fiction series. Learn more at http://chiseries.com/
October 12, 7:00 pm
At Bay Press Launch of Secrets and Lies: The 2017 At Bay Press Fiction Annual.
Hosted by Canadian writer, artist, and designer M.C. Joudrey and featuring contributors Karen Clavelle, Lisa Mendis, Van Kunder, Michael Joyal, Robert Pasternak, and Meghan Zahari.
October 13, 7:30 pm
Eli Clare Discussing & Signing Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure.
Clare can be found online at www.eliclare.com
October 14, 7:00 pm
Virginia McClain Launch of Traitor’s Hope.
October 15, 2:30 pm
Launch of A Union of People and Song: A Tribute to Einar Nordstrom.
October 16, 12:30 pm
Sue Duncan & Elizabeth Chorney-Booth (The Bridge Ladies)
Winnipeg launch of Best of Bridge: Sunday Suppers.
October 16, 7:30 pm
Aisslinn Nosky & Max Mandel, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Pre-Concert Chat.
On September 26 violinist Nosky and violist Mandel will take turns play-conducting a famous concerto, before joining in a performance of Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola. They’ll discuss this collaboration, along with the other works by Haydn, Telemann and Michael Oesterle that will be performed that night.
October 17, 7:00 pm
Yrsa Sigurdardottir In conversation with Terry MacLeod and signing The Legacy.
Co-presented by the Icelandic Canadian Frón and Lögberg-Heimskringla.
October 17, 7:30 pm
Becca Gercken & Julie Pelletier (Eds.), Launch of
Gambling on Authenticity: Gaming, the Noble Save, and the Not-So-New Indian.
October 18, 7:00 pm
S.M. Beiko Launch of Scion of the Fox: The Realms of Ancient, Book 1.
October 18, 7:30 pm
Michael Adams Speaking & Signing
Could It Happen Here?: Canada in the Age of Trump and Brexit.
October 19, 7:00 pm
Paul Williams & Tracey Jackson Discussing and signing
Gratitude and Trust: Six Affirmations That Will Change Your Life.
Paul Williams is an Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe-winning Hall of Fame songwriter (“Rainbow Connection,” “Evergreen,” and “We’ve Only Just Begun”), and actor (Phantom of the Paradise, Baby Driver). Tracey Jackson wrote the films Confessions of a Shopaholic, The Guru, and The Other End of the Line. She has blogged for Huffington Post, and various other sites. They run GratitudeandTrust.com
October 20, 7:00 pm
Karl Subban Discussing and signing
How We Did It: The Subban Plan for Success in Hockey, School and Life.
October 21, 2:00 pm
Kevin Sands Discussing and signing
The Assassin’s Curse: A Blackthorn Key Adventure.
October 21, 7:00 pm
Join the University of Winnipeg’s literary journal, juice, in the launch of its 17th edition. Readings from the contributors, conversation, cake, and refreshments.
October 22, 2:00 pm
Bev Geddes Launch of The Sum of Us: Tales of the Bonded and Bound,
co-presented by the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba.
October 23, 7:30 pm
Irene Ternier Gordon Launch of Letitia Hargrave: Mistress of York Factory.
Visit Irene online at www.ireneterniergordon.ca
October 24, 7:00 pm
Joanne Kelly’s Book Club - Nora McInerny Purmort’s It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying is Cool Too), a fierce, funny memoir that reminds us that comedy equals tragedy plus time. Questions - contact John by calling 204-453-0424, ex 227.
October 25, 7:00 pm
The University of Manitoba Café Scientifique presents “In The Pink: 50 Years of Breast Cancer Research,“ an interactive panel discussion. Please RSVP to: email@example.com or 204.474.6689.
October 26, 7:00 pm
Anne Mahon Launch of Redemption: Stories of Hope, Resilience and Life After Gangs.
October 27, 7:00 pm
An Evening with whisky expert Davin de Kergommeaux
Winnipeg launch of Canadian Whisky: The New Portable Expert (Second Edition).
October 27, 7:30 pm
Martine Delvaux In conversation with Dr. Eftihia Mihelakis and signing
Serial Girls: From Barbie to Pussy Riot.
October 28, 7:30 pm
Voyageur Storytelling - Stephen Leacock: Stirring the Occurring. Stephen Leacock famously said, “Writing is no trouble: you just jot down ideas as they occur to you. The jotting is simplicity itself—it is the occurring which is difficult.” For details consult www.voyageurstorytelling.ca
October 29, 9:30 am in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Dress up in your best costume and join us for a Boo-tiful brunch. Enjoy Boo-berry Pancakes and hop, dance or walk through the store in our Costume Parade, followed by spooky stories and pumpkin carving! Tickets are $23 per person (plus tax and gratuity), at Prairie Ink Restaurant or by calling 204-975-2659.
October 29, 2:00 pm
Rosanna Deerchild Launch of î-nitotamahk kîsik, the Cree edition of calling down the sky, translated by Solomon Ratt.
THIN AIR Afternoon Book Chats
October 13, 7:00 pm
Linden MacIntyre In conversation with Terry MacLeod and signing The Only Café.
October 16, 7:00 pm
Payam Akhavan In conversation with Ismaila Alfa and signing the 2017 CBC Massey Lecture In Search of a Better World: A Human Rights Odyssey.
October 23, 7:00 pm
Kathleen Winter In conversation with Ariel Gordon and signing Lost in September.
October 24, 7:00 pm
Will Ferguson In conversation with Ben MacPhee-Sigurdson and signing The Shoe on the Roof: A Novel.
October 30, 7:00 pm
Martha Baillie and Camilla Grudova In conversation, reading, and
signing Baillie’s If Clara and Grudova’s The Doll’s Alphabet.
1 Snow Goose Bay, Oak Hammock Marsh, MB R0C 2Z0
Wine and cheese served during intermission
$25.00 for members or $30.00 for non-members.
Call (204) 467- 3300 to reserve your seat
$12 per person and pre-registration required.
Jubilee Mennonite Church, 365 Edelweiss Cressant, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2G 2B6
Tickets Children and Liberal Victory Fund Members - FREE / Supporters - $5 / Adults - $15
Victoria Inn Hotel, 1808 Wellington Ave, Wpg, MB R3H 0G3
Cre8ery gallery & studio, 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3
Fairmont Winnipeg, 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0Y3
Tickets Open to the public