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Brandon University

March 2021

Virtual Book Club: Speaking My Truth

Tuesday, March 9th @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, January 12th, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 12:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 at 12:30 pm

Brandon University
Free

"Inter-generationally - story is key. Every one of our stories is unique. These have brought us to where we are and it is important to share these with others, as a way to provide hope."    — Cree Knowledge Keeper Susie McPherson The winter months are for storytelling. In this virtual book club series, we will read and reflect on the stories and experiences of residential school survivors, in their own words, and engage in dialogue around rebuilding, reconciliation, and…

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Pro Series Concert – Daniel Tselyakov, Piano

Tuesday, March 9th @ 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm
Brandon University

An acclaimed Brandon University music alumnus will return virtually to give a piano performance as part of the BU School of Music’s pro series. Daniel Tselyakov will give an extended performance that includes pieces by Bach, Beethoven, Scriabin and more. It will be streamed live on the School of Music’s Facebook and YouTube pages. “This is a special concert as it is a bit of a homecoming for Daniel,” said BU Dean of Music Greg Gatien. “We are so proud…

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Celebration of Violin Solo Works

Sunday, March 14th @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, March 21st, 2021

Brandon University

Violinist Karl Stobbe presents video recordings of all 6 Bach Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin, each paired with another solo work by Paganini, Biber, Bartok, Prokofiev, Ysaÿe and Canadian composer Michael Oesterle. Beyond just hearing the music, brief talks about the history of the solo music for the violin, violin history, composers, and introductions to all the pieces are included in each streamed concert. Brandon University will be hosting streams of the six concerts over three Sunday afternoons: Sunday March 7…

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Celebration of Violin Solo Works

Sunday, March 21st @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, March 21st, 2021

Brandon University

Violinist Karl Stobbe presents video recordings of all 6 Bach Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin, each paired with another solo work by Paganini, Biber, Bartok, Prokofiev, Ysaÿe and Canadian composer Michael Oesterle. Beyond just hearing the music, brief talks about the history of the solo music for the violin, violin history, composers, and introductions to all the pieces are included in each streamed concert. Brandon University will be hosting streams of the six concerts over three Sunday afternoons: Sunday March 7…

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Community Voices: Inclusivity and Anti-Racism

Friday, March 26th @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online
Free
Poster for Community Voices features headshots with speech bubbles. Poster shows time and date of March 26, 2021 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

How do we work towards inclusivity in Brandon & Westman? With the rise of hate crimes, racism, and xenophobia in Brandon and communities across Canada, we need to engage with these issues to deepen our collective understanding to make positive change. Individuals, students, educators, groups, businesses, and organizations are invited to join this conversation moderated by Dr. Michelle Lam of BU CARES. Together, we can engage in a meaningful discussion about the opportunities for inclusion and the barriers that are…

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