Here is the list of events coming this week at McNally Robinson Booksellers at 1120 Grant Avenue, in Winnipeg.
Monday, January 10, 2011
Jolanta Sokalska (7:30 p.m. in Prairie Ink Restaurant) – Small Works Gallery Opening, showing Modern Glass “Collages.”
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Hedy Leonora Martens (8 p.m. in Prairie Ink Restaurant) – Launch of “Favoured Among Women,” a book that presents daily life in Leninist and Stalinist Russia in the first decades of the 20th century. The novel combines biography, personal reflection, poetry, historical commentary, and vivid storytelling.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Jake MacDonald (8 p.m. in Prairie Ink Restaurant) – Join the author of the 2011 On the Same Page selection “Juliana and the Medicine Fish” and a representative of denise et jean-louis catering for an evening of fish-centred dishes sourced from ethical providers and conversation around sustainable fishing. To reserve a table call Prairie Ink Restaurant at 975-2659.
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Jila Ghomeshi (7:30 p.m. in the Atrium) – Launch of “Grammar Matters: The Social Significance of How We Use Language.” Ghomeshi is an Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Manitoba and former Director of the Institute for Humanities. She has a biweekly radio column on linguistics for CBC Manitoba.
Saturday, January 15, 2011
—Craig Capri (2-4 p.m. by the Cash Desk) – Signing “Goliath’s Shadow.” What if…an ancient enemy is headed towards earth? Critical decisions loom, but is it all true? That’s what the premiers must decide. They’d better hurry…the clock is ticking.
—Burton Trio Live Music (8 p.m. in Prairie Ink Restaurant) – Jazz performance.
Sunday, January 16, 2011
Darlene Schacht (2 p.m. in the Atrium) – Launch of “Reshaping It All: Motivation for Physical and Spiritual Fitness.” The book was co-written with Candace Cameron Bure and is designed to serve as a motivational tool that will put readers on the right track and help them embrace a healthier lifestyle by moving faith to the forefront, make wise choices, and find their worth in the eyes of God.
For more information on the events, call McNally Robinson Booksellers at 204-475-0483 or toll free at 1-800-561-1833.
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Cendrine Marrouat is a freelance writer/reviewer, published author and translator living in Canada. Official Website: http://www.cendrinemarrouat.com