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  • Speaking Crow: September Edition with Chris Macalino

    Taking place on the first Tuesday of every month, poetry lovers of all experience levels sign up to share their work, and are treated to a reading by a featured guest. Our next session features Chris Macalino! Join us on Tuesday, September 3rd in the Carol Shields Auditorium on the second floor of the Millennium […]

  • Speaking Crow: August Edition with dione c. haynes

    Taking place on the first Tuesday of every month, poetry lovers of all experience levels sign up to share their work, and are treated to a reading by a featured guest. Our next session features dione c. haynes, who’ll be bringing the fire with WOKE verse! Join us on Tuesday, August 6th in the Carol […]

  • Speaking Crow: July Edition with Ron Romanowski

    Taking place on the first Tuesday of every month, poetry lovers of all experience levels sign up to share their work, and are treated to a reading by a featured guest. Our next session features Ron Romanowski reading from his latest collection, If 30, 000 Strikers Marched Today. Join us on Tuesday, July 2nd in the Carol […]

  • Speaking Crow: June Edition with Dennis Cooley

    Taking place on the first Tuesday of every month, poetry lovers of all experience levels sign up to share their work, and are treated to a reading by a featured guest. Our next session features Dennis Cooley reading from his latest collections, Bestiary and Cold Press Moon. Join us on Tuesday, June 4th in the Carol Shields Auditorium […]

  • Speaking Crow: May Edition with Shirley Camia

    Taking place on the first Tuesday of every month, poetry lovers of all experience levels sign up to share their work, and are treated to a reading by a featured guest. Our next session features Shirley Camia reading from her latest collection, Mercy! Join us on Tuesday, May 7 in the Carol Shields Auditorium on […]

  • First Fridays SLAM at Creative Manitoba

    Presented in partnership with Creative Manitoba Friday, April 5, 7pm FREE and open to the public Coffee will be served Hosted by spoken word poet and youth mentor, Steve Locke, join us for readings showcasing work from local youth, including past and present mentees of Creative Manitoba’s mentorship programs. We’ll be throwing down in the […]

  • Lauren Carter features at Speaking Crow!

    Recently, THIN AIR has taken over admin duties in producing Winnipeg’s longest-running poetry open mic series, Speaking Crow! Taking place on the first Tuesday of every month, poetry lovers of all experience levels sign up to share their work, and are treated to a reading by a featured guest. Our next session features Lauren Carter […]

  • School’s Out, But THIN AIR’s In Session!

    Bookings have already been rolling in for our School Program, which features a line-up of exciting storytellers from across the country. Whether they’re local favourites like David A. Robertson and Colleen Nelson, or national icons like Allan Stratton, we at the festival are excited to connect them to teachers and students in two optional streams: […]

  • Carmen Aguirre: Healing and Resistance

    It seems like Carmen Aguirre has lived numerous lives. A renowned playwright and actor, she’s also a best-selling memoirist. Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter was a critically-acclaimed national bestseller, and the winner of Canada Reads in 2012. Something Fierce told the story of Aguirre’s early years, including her life as teenager involved in the […]