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August 2019

From Page to Stage: An evening of Spoken Word

August 2 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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Presented in partnership with the Winnipeg International Writers Festival as part of First Fridays in the Exchange. From Page to Stage: An evening of Spoken Word at Creative Manitoba FREE and open to the public Join us for an evening of spoken word where we will be celebrating the launch of atrophy, a chapbook by youth poet Jules Stevenson! Completed during her time as a mentee in Creative Manitoba's rural youth mentorship program, come see and hear her words leap off…

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Launch of Helene Vosters’s Unbecoming Nationalism

August 13 at7:30 am - 9:00 pm
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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Please join us for the Winnipeg launch of Helene Vosters’s Unbecoming Nationalism: From Commemoration to Redress in Canada published by the University of Manitoba Press. With special guest Roewan Crowe. About the Book Canada’s recent sesquicentennial celebrations were the latest in a long, steady progression of Canadian cultural memory projects. Unbecoming Nationalism investigates the power of commemorative performances in the production of nationalist narratives. Using “unbecoming” as a theoretical framework to unsettle or decolonize nationalist narratives, Helene Vosters examines an…

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November 2019

Books & Brushes

November 12, 2019 - November 12, 2020
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
Free – $12

A collaboration between McNally Robinson Booksellers and the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Select Tuesdays, 11:30 am Included with regular Gallery admission: Adult $12; Senior/Student $10; Free for WAG members Visit the WAG to participate in discussions of artworks related to popular reads! These conversational tours led by Gallery experts and guides are both fun and informative. Space is limited and registration is required for each event. Sign up via email at education@wag.ca Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer This session meets Tuesday,…

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