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From me to you

A poem written by a patient in Brandon about guitarist Matt and fiddler Maria – to thank them for what their music did. From Me to You I hope you know The emptiness consumes you Being hollow makes you cry A dismal wall surrounds you You only want to die The words don’t make you …

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AIHM CD Release Concert, Nov 28 2013

Join us at the Park Theatre for the CD release of our first foray into recorded music. Nov 28 2013 8pm Many of the thirteen musicians on the album will be performing live!

Remembering Painter John Smith

John Edward Smith (1922-2013) was a patient of St Boniface Hospital periodically from 2011 to 2013. John was a keen painter, having produced great many oil paintings after he retired, and was an enthusiastic supporter of Artists in Healthcare. We include some of his paintings here in his memory and wish to thank his family …

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ehospice is a valuable tool. Here’s how you can use it!

ehospice, an international news app and website, for which the CHPCA is the editor of the Canadian editions, has been live since October. In this time thousands, and yes, we mean thousands, of articles and event listings have been posted to the Canadian editions. ehospice web link

Dance Movement Therapy

Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT) is an innovative form of art therapy which works with the whole person integrating movement, creative process, and verbal communication. The connection of body and mind is the basis of DMT, which aims to further self-expression and personal growth.

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Indigogo campaign

ARTISTS IN HEALTHCARE MANITOBA HAS SOME EXCITING NEWS AND IS ASKING FOR YOUR SUPPORT! Click here see the campaign. We have recorded our first full length album and we’re looking for your help to put it into the hands of patients, their loved ones, and hospital staff. This studio recording features the work of 15 …

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The Care Home Outreach Project

Warm congratulations to Artists in Healthcare’s Brandon Coordinator Corey Friesen for his highly successful fundraiser for “The Care Home Outreach Project’. Corey has raised over 5,000 for University of Brandon’s music students to bring concerts to residents in five long term care homes in Brandon over the next school year!

Art Supply Donation!

Artists in Healthcare Manitoba sends a HUGE thank you out to Poco Beads for their generous donation of beads and tools for the Art by the Big Blue Chair program at Cancercare MB, the Art at the Bedside program at St. Boniface Hospital and the Art program at Misericordia Place! Many thanks to volunteers Rose …

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Ann Germani

Ann Germani is a professionally trained musician and teacher who discovered and developed her passion for playing the harp while living on Baffin Island, Nunavut. Since then, she has been performing at Ceilidhs, Community Concerts and Festivals, with orchestras and choirs, and is currently playing second harp with The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Ann has lectured, …

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A poem, Jan 2013

Poetry from the hospital; “Stick by twig my nest is pulled away, As love, the mother eagle has her way All that keeps me safe- built e’er so high, must go for she would have me fly. Still, seed I am the soil is ever high mine the cross, the grave the sky”

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