Main & Station is pleased to announce the preliminary schedule for the first Nonesuch Coffee Talks series happening in the Café on most Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from May 19th through July 31st 2015. But there are exceptions to every rule so please note that talks are occasionally scheduled on other days as well and that although the series officially begins on May 19th, there are 2 artist talks scheduled beforehand on May 4th and May 7th. Please consult the schedule below.
If you are not already on the schedule but have something you want to talk about, please send your contact information and availability along with a talk title and short description to judith at [email protected]
Nonesuch Coffee Talks Schedule
Join us at Main & Station’s Nonesuch Café the following weekday mornings at 10:30 am for informal talks and presentations followed by or including a question and discussion period.
Monday, May 4 – Jane Zdansky_in residence Artist’s Talk Montreal artist Jane Zdansky will be in residence at Main & Station until May 9th.
Thursday, May 7 Jessica Sallay-Carrington – in residence Artist’s Talk Originally from Vancouver and now based out of Montreal, artist Jessica Sallay-Carrington is in residence at Main & Station until June 4th.
Tuesday, May 19 Nonesuch Coffee Talks Series Introduction Join us for an introduction and overview of this talk series. The series will run from May until July 31st.
Wednesday, May 20 harvey lev – Perhaps
Thursday, May 21 Tracy Wise – Stories of a Policewoman Retired after more than 20 years as a police officer in England, Tracy Wise regales us with anecdotes from her fascinating career.
Tuesday, May 26 Jeri Brown – Singing Around the World Whether singing, composing, conducting, acting or writing, Jeri Brown has brought her art all over the world for the more than 20 years. Join her for an informal chat about her joys and challenges along the way.
Wednesday, May 27 Conrad Byers – Sailing a Schooner Retired sailing Captain Conrad Byers shares his experiece and stories of sailing wooden ships.
Thursday, May 28 Bruce Wark – Visible Voices: The Radio Revolution Why and how was radio invented? Who made the world’s first broadcast? And what can we “see” when we listen to it? Veteran radiophile Bruce Wark takes us on an audio tour: radio then and now.
Tuesday, June 2 David Towns – Old Boat Tales David Towns shares his passion for, drawings of, and stories about abandoned boats throughout the maritimes.
Wednesday, June 3 Jessica Sallay-Carrington – Artists’ Residencies, How & Why Ceramic sculptor Jessica Sallay-Carrington talks about her experiences with various artists’ residencies, places to find them and how to apply, how new environments stimulate creativity, what the artists get out of the experience, what the hosts get, what the community gets.
Thursday, June 4 judith bauer – Fungus Is Everywhere Although most of us rarely think about fungus, it is found everywhere: in our homes, our medicines, our food, our forests, our bodies. Join mycophile judith bauer for a brief introduction to the beautiful, fascinating, sometimes frightening, and often delicious, world of fungus.
Tuesday, June 9 Clare Christie – Book Talk Retired teacher and lawyer and now author of several volumes and columnist for the Amherst News, Clare Christie talks about writing and publishing and explores some of the differences between self-publishing and being professionally published.
Wednesday, June 10 Mary-Irene Parker – Chiropractic in Canada Chiropractor Mary-Irene Parker talks about the state of chiropractic in Canada; including history; education; research and development, and relationships within the health care world.
Thursday, June 11 Hans Durstling – Gems and Minerals on the World Scale, A Billion Dollar Business and its Potential for Parrsboro Moncton based gemcutter and jewellery maker Hans Durstling has taught at the Tucson Show and visited and researched Idar-Oberstein several times. In this talk, he’ll give a first hand account of both locations, and point out some possibilities that their development may hold for Parrsboro.
Friday June 12 Mark Beebe & Julia Heimer Dadds – in residence Artist’s Talk Indiana artists Mark Beebe & Julia Heimer Dadds will be in residence at Main & Station for the month of June.
Tuesday, June 16 Marchel Strong – The Looming Crisis Of Long Term Care in our Rural Communities Marchel Strong is a Volunteer Firefighter, an Instructor for St. John Ambulance, a Medical First Responder and has worked in Long Term Care for almost twenty years. Join him for a discussion concerning our elderly and the difficulties associated with navigating the health care system in our rural communities.
Wednesday, June 17 Gen. Colin Curleigh – My Small Role in the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
Thursday, June 18 Rod Tyson – Field Collecting Geologist and fine mineral dealer, Rod Tyson shows slides and talks about decades of collecting in the field.
Tuesday, June 23 Julia Heimer Dadds – Lao Tzu at the Gate
Wednesday, June 24 Roland McCaffrey – Motorcycling
Thursday, June 25 Maxine Westhead – Mudflats of Minas: the weird and the wonderful Marine organisms abound in what looks like a lifeless surface: Marine Biologist at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Maxine Westhead talks about the Minas Basin Mudflats.
Tuesday, June 30 Julia Heimer Dadds – Talismans of the everyday
Wednesday, July 8 Monique Léger – Bees & Dialogue
Thursday, July 9 Linda Hargrave – Writing for Posterity There is no such thing as an uninteresting life. Linda will discuss memoir writing and present two wonderful techniques to help you write your own life story. How to decide where to begin, and then how to organize your experiences in an exciting and interesting way.
Tuesday, July 14 Donna Jacobs __in residence Artist’s Talk Quebec artist Donna Jacobs will be teaching and exhibiting at Main & Station in July 2015.
Tuesday, July 21 Loren Williams & Randall Finnerty __in residence Artist’s Talk Montreal artists Loren Williams & Randall Finnerty will be in residence at Main & Station in July 2015.
Tuesday, July 28 judith bauer – Mycophagy Farming among social insects, truffle pigs, mushrooms on toast and don’t pick the poison ones!