Voyageur Storytelling :: Stephen Leacock's "My Discovery of the West" Re-Tour 2017 :: Winnipeg
Stephen Leacock's

"My Discovery of the West"

Re-Tour 2017



Revised October 18th, 2017

Thank you for visiting this page.

You are now poised to find out what will be happening in

Winnipeg Manitoba

October 26-29, 2017

Presented by


Voyageur Storytelling Lunar Loon


Leslie Robbins-Conway

and Paul Conway

from Northern Bruce Peninsula

(Ontario, Canada)


celebrating

Canada's Sesquicentennial

in cooperation with

our local partners


Winnipeg, October 26-29

Scroll down for the list of our local partners, with links, and further for details of Stephen Leacock's visit in 1936


Terminology:

A "Mariposie" is a story or other performance piece by or about Stephen Leaock.

"Talk-and-Tell" events mingle Mariposies with questions and conversation.

All events, until confirmed, are subject to change and alternative ideas.

Date
Time of Day
Programme, Event and Venue
Status
Thursday

October 26

Afternoon

2:00 pm

"Dr Leacock, I Presume?" Launch and Chat :: Press and Public :: Fort Garry Hotel
Confirmed
Evening

6:00 pm

"A Garden of Mariposies" :: University Women's Club Dinner
Confirmed
Friday

October 27

Evening

6:30 pm

Gathering with the Manitoba Storytelling Guild
Confirmed
Saturday

October 28

Evening

7:30 pm

"Stirring the Occurring" :: Talk-and-Tell about writing, reading, literature, and the creative process, at McNally Robinson Booksellers
Confirmed
Sunday

October 29

Afternoon

2:00 pm

"A Field of Mariposies" Stage Concert at the Winnipeg Public Library, Millennium Branch, Carol Shields Auditorium
Confirmed


Our Local Partners

Partner
Link
University Women's Club, Winnipeg
Fort Garry Hotel
Winnipeg Public Library Winnipeg Public Library Web Site
McNally Robinson Booksellers McNally Robinson Web Site
Manitoba Storytelling Guild Manitoba Storytelling Guild Web Site

Recruitment of local partners continues.


The Original Leacock Tour

November-December 1936

Date
Spoken In
Spoken To
Title
November 30
Winnipeg
Fort Garry Hotel; Women's Canadian Club Literature at its Lightest, Latest & Most Foolish
December 1 University of Manitoba students Education by the Yard (Standardized Education)
December 3 Winnipeg Press Club Dinner The Written Word
December 4 Fort Garry Hotel; Men's Canadian Club When Can We Start the Next War?
December 5 Fort Garry Hotel; University Women's Club An Analysis of Humour


* For more complete descriptions of the events and performances please visit our Re-Tour Repertoire page by clicking on the icon beside. It will open in a new window.
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