March 10, 2013

Shakespeare in the Ruins: Caesar's Palace l The Loft Gastropub: dubadub & Rock The Loft l This Hisses and Powder Blue l U of W: The Vagina Monologues

Shakespeare in the Ruins Presents:
Caesar’s Palace: A 20th Anniversary Celebration
March 15, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Tickets: $40.00
Tickets & Info: 204-957-1753 or email

Join us on The Ides of March at 
the Prairie Theatre Coliseum (Mainstage), Unit Y 300-393 Portage Avenue, 
as we celebrate 20 years of SIR - Ancient Roman style!  

A Staged Reading of “Julius Caesar: The 20 Minute Cut”
with Celebrity Guests, including: 
Ace Burpee; Jenny Gerbasi; Bill Kerr; Bartley Kives; Tracy Koga; Michael Lawrenchuk; Stephen Eric McIntyre; Ross McMillan; Al Rae; Rory Runnels; Maureen Scurfield; 
Niigaan Sinclair; Janet Stewart; George Toles; Jordan Van Sewell; Troy Westwood

Gladiator Games With:
Rob Borges; Andrew Cecon; Jacquie Loewen; Carson Nattrass

Silent & Rainbow Auction Featuring Art By:
Jordan Van Sewell; Andrea Von Wichert; Shawna Dempsey & Lorri Millan; Kelly Ruth; 
Ray Peterson; Doug Melnyk

Appetizers & Cash Bar Featuring: Banville & Jones Wine Co., Half Pints Brewing Co. 
and, of course, Bloody Caesars!

Chariot Races; Games of Chance & More!

March 16, 9:30 pm - 12:30 am
The Loft Gastropub, 774 Corydon Avenue
$5 cover

dubadub mixes original and creative cover versions of reggae, funk, rock and hip hop.

Rod Hussey - bass / vocals
Kevin McKay - guitar
Yuri Korchynski - guitar / vocals
Brendan Kinley - drums
Doug Wilson - sax / flute
Gerry Atwell - keys / vocals

It is all groove music and very danceable.
This show is going to Rock!!!!

Gerry Atwell has won a Juno Award with Eagle & Hawk and currently performs with local bands: Ministers of Cool, Indian City, That 70's Band, Rockalypso, Eagle & Hawk, The Vibe, James Cohen and the Prairie Roots Rockers and more.

Rod Hussey, Yuri Korchynski and Gerry Atwell performed in the early 90s local Winnipeg Reggae/Funk band, Voice of Boom, which released a cassette tape called Def & Dread and toured Canada. Their most popular song was "Island Records (sign we up)".  Voice of Boom placed second in the nationally televised Molson Rock Showdown Band Competition.

Gerry, Brendan Kinley and Doug Wilson also perform in the Caribbean band Rockalypso.

Rod Hussey is a songwriter who has produced The New Meanies, Chip and Pepper and his solo CDs. He regularly hosts the popular Rod Hussey Review live shows in Winnipeg and often records in Los Angeles.

Kevin McKay has performed with numerous recording acts in Winnipeg and Toronto.


Rock The Loft
March 19, 8:00 pm

Winnipeg's best Open Mic/Karaoke night, with host Amanda Pineapple!

The Loft Gastropub is under new management!
Open Mic night EVERY Tuesday and live local music on weekends!
Open 5 p.m. Tuesday - Friday
  10:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday for Brunch and full menu
New Chef! New Menu! Live Music! Great Tapas and Cocktails! Amazing Desserts!
Come by for home-made desserts, amazing culinary creations by Lucien Baron, and fantastic, professional service.

Phone  (204) 452-5006 or Email

This Hisses and Powder Blue (Saskatoon) play Cluster Festival After Hours
March 16, 10:00 pm
Urban Shaman Gallery, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
$10.00 at the door

Winnipeg’s THIS HISSES’ highball of blood and glitter following
POWDER BLUE's slow burn psych rock haze.
DJs Fleur and Jonny Mexico spin you into the wee hours.

Aspects of pop culture and noise sensibilities will clash and complement each night of the festival, in performance and installation, spread over a variety of media.  Urban Shaman Gallery will be transformed into a glitched-out, crystalline space of shape, video and light by Berlin-based installation artist TSAWORKS, making his North American debut.

March 22 to 24
University of Winnipeg, Convocation Hall
VDAY 2013 presents the Vagina Monologues
March 22 and 23  7:30 pm
March 24  2:30 pm
Doors open a half hour before the show starts
Come out to have some laughs and some tears.
Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door
At the UW Info booth, in the UWSA Womyn's Centre, or from anyone in the production!
Proceeds go to Osborne House and the VDAY spotlight campaign
"One Billion Rising" to support the survivors of, and to end, violence against women.
Featuring: Charlotte Arnold
Reba Terlson
Olivia Scaremento
Veronica Roni Ternopolski
Erin Schwartz
Michele Kern
Elsa Reesor-Taylor
Marjorie D.L. Roden
Ani Esperansa
Abbey Ruchkall
Bianca Orvis
Kristen Taylor
Beverly Fredborg
Melanie Dahling
Allison Reimer
Chorus:    Lisa Baran
Sara Yagelinski
Leah Bohchert
Makaria Aliaga
Quinn Saretsky

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