Monthly Archives: March 2018

RECAP March Speaker

Club members were spellbound as our March speaker, esteemed longtime editor and publisher turned memoirist and performer, Douglas Gibson, recounted stories of Canada’s greatest storytellers since Confederation. His speech was enhanced by a PowerPoint presentation complete with caricatures of the authors and music linked to the various eras.

With thanks to our club Archivist

 

Gun Control

In our recent club survey a number of members expressed interest in Gun Control as an issue that they wanted to learn more about. A new federal gun control bill is expected soon. Read more here.

 

Annual Book Sale – March 26

 

Our book sale will be at the March general meeting; the sale is from 7:00 – 7:30 pm and after the meeting.

If you have books to donate, please bring them at 6:45 pm.
We’d like recent (less than 5 or 6 years old), gently used books.
We accept fiction or non-fiction, hardcover or paperback.

We sell them at $5 each so they must be in good shape. Cash sales only.

Proceeds go to the UWCNY Scholarship Fund.

RECAP February Speaker

Our February speaker was Lindsay Michael, co-host and senior producer of CBC Radio One’s four-year-old “Podcast Playlist,” which curates the best of podcasting. Lindsay is a past recipient of two CFUW Charlottetown scholarships and has fifteen years’ experience in public broadcasting. She  took us through podcasting’s history dating back to the 1980s and also informed us that podcasting can be any length, is easy to make by anyone and needs no government regulation.

With thanks to our club Archivist.

CBC podcasts cover so many interesting topics. Have a listen here.

 

CineFAM – Women of Colour Creators

MARCH 2, 2018 –  With the rise of #MeToo and #TimesUp, women around the world are more powerful than ever.  This March, CaribbeanTales International Film Festival launches CineFAM 2018, our initiative recognising women of colour creators in film. Throughout this month, we will showcase female voices and talent.

#Femalefilmmakerfriday is not enough. Let’s make it female filmmaker EVERYDAY.
Join us this month as we celebrate the powerful creativity of women of color  and the core attributes that make us strong, capable and ready to take the throne.

Read more here