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Local Manitoba Author's on our Bestseller list this week.

by D - Thursday, Mar 31, 2011 at 2:51pm

We are very proud to have local these Manitoba authors on our bestseller list this week.

Hardcover Non-Fiction
3.Henry Kalen's Manitoba, Henry Kalen.

Paperback Fiction
1. Curiosity, Joan Thomas.

Paperback Non-Fiction
1. Keep True: A Life in Politics, Howard Pawley.
2. Create Space for Peace: 40 Years of Peacemaking, Gene Stoltzfus, 1940-2010. Dorothy Friesen, ed.
3. Grammar Matters, Jila Ghomeshi.

Books for Young People
2. Gus the Wrong-Way Goose, Coral Hetherington.

Categories: Awards, Winnipeg


Buffalo Springfield Announce First Tour in 43 Years

by Michael Wolch - Wednesday, Mar 30, 2011 at 11:18am

After months of rumours, Buffalo Springfield have announced dates for their first tour since splitting up in 1968. The group, featuring original members Neil Young, Stephen Stills and Richie Furay, are going to play a six-date California tour in early June, leading up to their set at Bonnaroo on June 11th. Click here for more info on the Buffalo Springfield reunion tour.

Categories: Reviews, Site News, Saskatoon, Winnipeg


The Donner Prize Shortlist

by D - Tuesday, Mar 29, 2011 at 3:45pm

The Donner Prize recognizes and reward the best public policy thinking, writing and research in Canada. The winner of the Donner Prize receives $35,000; finalists receive $5,000 each.

The shortlist is:
Pamela Blais for Perverse Cities: Hidden Subsidies, Wonky Policy, and Urban Sprawl.
Tom Flanagan, Christopher Alcantara and André Le Dressay for Beyond the Indian Act: Restoring Aboriginal Property Rights.
Robert Lacroix and Louis Maheu for Le CHUM, une tragédie québécoise.
Doug Saunders for Arrival City: The Final Migration and Our Next World.
Harry Swain for Oka: A Political Crisis and its Legacy.

Shaun Tan awarded the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

by D - Tuesday, Mar 29, 2011 at 10:04am

Shaun Tan, Australian author and illustrator of the picture book The Arrival is winner of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The annual honour awards five million kroner (about $766,000 Cdn) to a writer, illustrator or storyteller for his or her outstanding contribution to children's or young adult literature.

Categories: Awards

Tickets for Mother Daughter Tea are available now.

by D - Monday, Mar 28, 2011 at 12:45pm

Young ladies, put on your party dress. Bring your mom or bring your grandma or both, and join us for our annual Mother Daughter Storytime Tea Party. There will be music, stories, crafts and tiers of teatime treats. Daughters, we invite you to write a poem for your mom and bring it along. You may read it aloud if you are so inspired.

The Mother Daughter Storytime Tea will take place on Saturday April 30. The tea starts at 9:30 am. Tickets are $19.95 and must be purchased in advance at Prairie Ink Restaurant, 975-2659.

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