March 25, 2013

International TableTop Day l Winnipeg Comedy Festival Preview l MCO: Roy Goodman & Caitlin Broms-Jacobs l MCO Anniversary Concert l Winnipeg Comedy Festival - FREE

International TableTop Day
March 30, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm in the Community Classroom

Drop in any time for as long as you like. Demonstrations of different games will be happening all day.  All are welcome to bring their own games to play or show off!
Created by Felicia Day and Wil Wheaton, it’s “a reminder to spend more time and strengthen the bonds with the people who matter most, our friends and family, by playing games together.”

Winnipeg Comedy Festival Preview
March 30, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Hosted by Al Rae, featuring guest comics Big Daddy Tazz and Dan Verville

Al Rae is the winner of the Just for Laughs National Homegrown Comic Competition 2000. Prior to Little Mosque on the Prairie, Al was a writer on the sitcoms Blackfly and Big Sound. He has hosted two comedy info shows for CBC Radio. His series Monsoon House with Russell Peters aired on CBC Radio in 2006. He is the winner of an Italian Prix Roma Screenwriting Prize and a Gemini Award and nomination for Little Mosque on the Prairie.

Big Daddy Tazz has been delighting crowds at fundraisers, corporate events, festivals and television. He recorded his own Comedy Now! special in 2008 and has appeared in Just for Laughs, the Moncton Comedy Festival and of course, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival. At the 2008 festival, Tazz earned the moniker “Marathon Man of Mirth” after performing an unprecedented 8.5 continuous hours of stand-up.

Dan Verville, one of the youngest comics to headline Rumor’s Comedy Club, has been a part of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and has entertained at a variety of events.

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Pre-Concert Talk
April 1, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove

Roy Goodman, conductor, and Caitlin Broms-Jacobs, oboe will be on hand to discuss the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra concert on April 2, which re-creates the first MCO concert.

Phone 204-475-0483
(Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra: Roy Goodman & Friends Recreate First MCO Concert
April 2, 7:30 pm
Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster at Maryland

The Manitoba Chamber Orchestra remembers how it all began 40 years ago. 
Former MCO Music Director Roy Goodman will welcome soprano Tracy Dahl and oboist Caitlin Broms-Jacobs to the stage to recreate most of the first MCO concert ever.

Two of the works performed in that first concert have become staples in the MCO's repertoire: 'Les Illuminations,' Benjamin Britten's setting of the poem by Arthur Rimbaud; and Edvard Grieg's 'From Holberg's Time.' 

Pre-concert event, 6:45 pm
Hear a special presentation by the Beautiful Saviour Lutheran School strings group.

Pizza Club - Book at least three days in advance for free pizza and a pre-concert presentation by Haley Rempel. (included with any concert ticket, space permitting)

Tickets are $26.50 for adults, $24.50 for seniors and $7.50 for students, including GST, and are available at McNally Robinson, the West End Cultural Centre (586 Ellice at Sherbrook), Organic Planet (877 Westminster Avenue) 
or through the MCO website or call the MCO's Ticketline (204.783.7377).

Winnipeg Comedy Festival Park Theatre Show
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
April 3, 8:00 pm

The 2013 Winnipeg Comedy Festival will have an epic comedy show at the beautiful Park Theatre as part of the outreach comedy series. Come enjoy local Winnipeg comedians who are ready to make you laugh!

This show is FREE! So come and get life's best medicine with no strings attached!

Host: John B. Duff
Comics: Aisha Alfa, Dan Glasswick, Chantel Marositca, Matt Nightingale,
Ben Walker, Jordan Welwood

No comments:

Post a Comment