With the holidays behind us, it’s inevitable that we’ve participated in family meals and social events that revolved around lots of delicious treats. Now is the time to learn or return to good habits and a healthy routine. The MNjcc has a full month of free, fun and fabulous programming ahead to get you started!
1:30 - 3:30 pm
With film critic Kevin Courrier
From its Russian origins, to the Actor’s Studio, to film stars such as Marlon Brando, James Dean, Julie Harris and Robert de Niro, discover how this revolutionary acting style transformed American theatre and film.
Thursdays, January 18 - March 22, 2018. No class February 1 and March 8.
7:15 - 8:15 pm
This fun and engaging beginners’ class involves development of American Sign Language (ASL) skills, including vocabulary, finger spelling and the introduction of grammatical structures. Deaf Culture studies will be incorporated into the curriculum.
This program provides an extensive curriculum for those who are committed to integrating mindfulness practice into their lives. Learn how to take better care of yourself through the interplay of mind and body, and mobilize your inner resources for coping, growing and healing. We encourage registration one week prior to start date. Upon registration pre-course interviews via email and phone will be conducted between January 14 - 18, 2018.
Doors open: 1:00 pm, Program 1:30 - 3:00 pm
With pianist/musicologist Jordan Klapman
From 1934’s The Continental to 1969’s Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head, popular songs written specifically for film by Jewish songwriters have won virtually half of all of the Oscars awarded for Best Song of The Year. Hooray for Hollywood!
2:00 - 4:00 pm
What makes a city work? What makes a city accessible? Participants will learn about form and function by exploring Canadian and international structures and designers. Participants will also be challenged to work cooperatively through the design process to create their own accessible city.
Doors open at 1:00 pm. Concert 1:30 - 3:00 pm, Post show reception 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Featuring The Adi Braun Trio at the Al Green Theatre
Celebrate the romance of Valentine’s Day with one of Canada’s leading jazz vocalists and enjoy a live performance of vintage torch songs, timeless standards and classic love songs. Jazz chanteuse Adi Braun draws us in with her smooth and sultry vocals and her ability to use a song to tell a story. Adi is joined by Tom King on piano and Pat Collins on bass. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Come out on the First and Third Thursday of the month (with some variation – check dates*), meet new people, connect and hang out. Programs designed by the Youth Advisory Access Committee - programs for you, by you. Karaoke, Design, RockClimbing, Improv, Theatre, Basketball, Bowling, Dance, Paint nights and more. We will be headed out to more of your favourite places across the city! Designed for youth 16-30 with developmental disabilities and ASD, open to all. Group is facilitated.