Past Winnipeg Event: VOL 30

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VOL 30

May 11, 2017
@ The Park Theater and Movie Cafe

The show starts at 8:20pm. Doors open at 7:30pm.  

Are you looking for an event that celebrates the struggles and successes of folks just like you? Or maybe you're searching for inspiration in the Winter City Capital of Manitscoldhere. On Thursday, May 11th, spend a night being inspired — everyone is welcome.

There are no tickets being sold for this event. Admission is free, although we do accept donations at the door (a suggested: $10).

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In House Designer

@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

Climbing the scale of what it means to be an in-house designer, breaking the stigma, and embracing your assets.  Amanda Parker discusses her 17 years as an In-House Designer with the Investors Group.  

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Back-Up Ninja Turtle

@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

The crowd loves him!  Back for his second round!  Here's Matt Brooks!  
He's a graphic designer, web developer and an occassional back-up ninja turtle in Winnipeg.  He's 13 Going on 30 and this presentation will take you on an energetic ride!

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Stay at Home Writer

@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

From a bored stay-at-home mother to a novelist, Colleen Nelson's milestones are all big and well written.  She's got far more talent than some novelists we know *cough*Twlight*cough* and it well worth a watch and a read.  

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Manitoba Mutts Rescue Presents: Life Lessons

@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

Manitoba Mutts Rescue Volunteer Colleen Holloway Presents: Life Lessons from the most resilient and loveable creatures in Manitoba.  From learning to love the couch and trust others to the gut wrenching misery behind those that just never make it to their foster homes.  If this presentation doesn't tug at your heart strings - you my friend are made of ice.  

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An Active Life, Is a Life Well Lived

@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

Faced with the ultimate end, Lindsay Somers discusses how her Mother's lust for life even in her final months inspired her to chase her dream. Her work embodies her Mother's spirit and allows it to live on every day.  She bares her heart and soul in this beautiful ode to her Mother, the Thursday before Mother's Day.  

Take a moment to stop and smell the roses, watch the clouds roll across the summer sky, and take a deep breath in the middle of all the bustling about. 


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This Guy is NOT Creative

@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

"I started to get a feeling that creativity didn't have to happen as that brush stroke that Bob Ross did, but it became something more than that.

In "This Guy Is NOT Creative" From PechaKucha Night Winnipeg Vol. 30Bob Somers, having been surrounded by talented people since his younger years, claims to not have a single creative bone in his body. Inspired by the famous artist, Bob Ross and the people around him, Bob found his passion in architecture and has discovered that there is more to creativity than meets the eye.  


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An Ode to the 13 RRC Grads

@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

In this presentation, Tabatha Ptashnik reveals who is the best designer in the newly graduated class from Red River College.

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Success is a Moving Target

@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

Although her talk begins with a small history lesson on milestones the true history lesson was that of Andi herself.  In this honest and freeing presentation Andi describes how all at once her perfect world had unravelled and left her without a sense of direction or purpose.  How she regained her footing and succeeded to find her way to the next goal line, with more of her future still ahead of her.  

Matt Brooks
Designer & Web Developer, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in Winnipeg
Amanda Parker
Creative Services Manager, Investors Group in Winnipeg
Destiny Seymour
Interior Designer/Textile Designer, Indigo Arrows in Winnipeg
Tabatha Ptashnik
Graphic Designer in Winnipeg
David Bock
Graphic Designer in Winnipeg
Lindsay Somers
Lifestyle Health Coach in Winnipeg
Bob Somers
Landscape Architect, Scatliff+Miller+Murray in Winnipeg
Colleen Nelson
Author in Winnipeg
Andi Sharma
Senior Policy Analyst, Government of Manitoba in Winnipeg
Colleen Holloway
By Day: Corporate Communications By Night: Dog Rescuer , Qualico / Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue in Winnipeg