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March 15, 2014

Open Auditions l Spur l Cannes Lions International Festival l Poetry Slam: Andrea von Wichert l Shakespeare's Star Wars

March 22 & 23, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
No appointment needed. Just show up between these times.
Fifth Floor, Artspace Building, 504 – 100 Arthur St.

Open Auditions for Volunteer Actors OF ALL AGES to fill roles in 5 New Plays
written by high school students, and directed by professionals.
It’s the 14th annual Scirocco Drama Manitoba High School Playwriting Contest,
produced by Angus Kohm for MAP.
The Finalists Are:
Sarah Luby, Vincent Massey Collegiate
Marcus Schneider, Ecole Selkirk Junior High
Richelle Burchill, West Gate Mennonite Collegiate
Isabella Fiorentino, St Mary’s Academy
Keira Hasenack, St Mary’s Academy
Directors: Megan Andres, Rick Caslake, Jane Walker, Kendra Jones and Tatiana Carnevale.

The plays will be workshopped, rehearsed and given full productions at the
Tom Hendry Warehouse Theatre on May 29 & 30, 2014.
Questions: the Manitoba Association of Playwrights 942-8941, or e-mail

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Events at Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard
Spur events tickets can be purchased here.
Mar 20, 7 pm   $15 / $10 Students
Paul Holdengraber, George Prochnik and Arthur Schafer explore the search for meaning.

Cabaret: Wine & Words
Mar 20, 9 pm   $25
Kate Vermette, Erin Propp, Guy Maddin, Catherine Hunter, and David Alexander Robertson present dramatized readings of never-before-published works of local authors.

The North: The World in Seven Years
Mar 23, 4:30 pm, Muriel Richardson Auditorium   $15 / $10 Students
Join writer of 16 books, speaker, community activist and explorer James Raffan.
March 23, 6 pm
A party featuring comedians Ben Walker and Paul Rabliauskas!
FREE with ticket stub from any Spur event!

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March 25 to 27 and 29

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, is the world's biggest celebration of creativity in communications. Over 24,000 entries from all over the world. Winning companies receive the highly coveted Lion trophy. Running time is 2 hours, 2 minutes.PG
Member / Senior / Student $12  Non-member $14
Tickets are available online and at the WAG front desk.

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Events at King's Head Pub & Eatery, 120 King Street
March 26, 7:00 pm

Admission is on a sliding scale - $5 - $10
Sign up is at 7. Competition begins at 8 with your host Bruce Symaka!
Poets will compete for the top 4 spots for Slam Poetry semi-finals!

Winnipeg Slam team alum and award-winning performance artist Andrea von Wichert will take the stage as our featured poet!  Andrea is a visual artist, writer, performer, and was a member of the Winnipeg Poetry Slam Team from 2006 to 2009. In 2012 she performed as part of PAZZIA Collective’s Sensual Emergency tour of the UK. Her one-woman show Andrea von Wichert is OVEREXPOSED was nominated for the Harry S. Rintoul Award for best new fringe play.

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March 27, 7:00 pm
William Shakespeare's Star Wars    Tickets 

Join Shakespeare In The Ruins for a fun evening where we will bring to life this hilarious mash-up of the Bard and the Force!

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