“The Reel Alternative” ends this season on Monday May 25 with “The Necessities of Life”, a French-Inuktitut drama “Ce Qu’il Faut Pour Vivre”. It was Canada’s contender for the 2009 Foreign Language Oscar, and has won awards in Canada and the USA. It explored the themes of isolation, traditional versus modern cultural concerns, and the value of heritage and family. One reviewer remarked: In examining what constitutes the necessities of life, Pilon (the Director) presents a variety of options - communication, belonging, acceptance and family. But chief among them is dignity.” Rated PG, it shows at 7:30 pm in the Napier Theatre.
It’s Adopt-a-Subscription time again, and library staff will be contacting our faithful supporters who donate subscriptions for everyone to enjoy. The Library gives Tax Credit Receipts in return. If you wish to participate, please call the Library (403-823-5382).
Have you seen the “Mandala” art exhibit? Did you know that the traditional mandala is designed as a circle enclosed by a square with four doors or openings which lead north, east, south and west. Many societies in the world have produced variations on the mandala to celebrate life and history. The artists in this exhibition present personal mandalas, referencing topics such as archaeology, zoology, botany, spiritualism, and cultural diversity.
The Display Case features current works by members of Cottonwood Clayworks. You may be tempted to try your hand in the next series of classes!
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