THIN AIR 2016

  • It’s finally time for THIN AIR 2016!!

    It’s Friday, September 23 and that means that it is officially the first day of THIN AIR 2016! And the first day of our 20th festival! We’re all extremely excited about the phenomenal writers coming to perform, to read, and to share wisdom with us this year. We kick everything off this evening with Opening […]

  • THIN AIR Used Book Sale at the Forks

    This weekend, we return to The Forks Market to hold another fundraiser book sale. We’ve been gathering and sorting gently used books donated by our generous supporters, and we’ve set up shop in the sunny South Atrium to bring them all to you. All funds from the sale directly contribute to costs associated with running […]

  • THIN AIR 2016 Tickets & Passes

    The start of the festival is fast approaching. As well as our fundraising booksale, tickets and passes for this year’s event will be available this weekend. Beginning Saturday, September 10, 2016 our THIN AIR MainStage Pass ($35) and the brand new THIN AIR SuperPass ($70) will be available at McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant ave. […]

  • La nuit de l’art dansant

    Par Amber O’Reilly À l’approche de la Maison Gabrielle-Roy, les sens s’éveillent. Discrète, cet éloge d’un autre temps est bien dissimulé dans sa rue tranquille. Un soir d’automne, elle aussi arrive à se repérer dans le présent, habitée par la chaleur des voix et des pas qui font chanter ses planchers de bois. Lorsque tout […]

  • Willing to Travel: Willing to Learn

    by Jason Cheung “Learning to travel: Traveling to learn” may be Robin Esrock’s greatest motto in life. Disclaimer: Coming from a highly biased fan who watched pretty much every single episode of Word Travels – Esrock’s signature travelogue series that catapulted him as a travel writer/producer and superstar seen and well known around the globe. […]

  • The Experience of Listening

    by Kelsey James THIN AIR’s main stage was packed on Saturday afternoon as eager Winnipeggers gathered to talk reconciliation with three great thinkers. The event showcased Rosanna Deerchild, Shelagh Rogers, and Senator Murray Sinclair as they invited the audience members to listen, learn and share stories left untold. Charlene Diehl, director of the festival, greeted […]

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