January 22, 2015

Fallen Angels l Pop Nuit: Wall of Sound & Prince Achmed l Krista Jackson & Rod Beilfuss l Poemss, Ghost Twin & Slattern l Siloam: Michael Turner l Live Music is Better l Craft Sale l Tonight At Eight l Mongrel Media l Valentine Dinner and a Movie

Elena Anciro

January 29 - February 8
Tara Players Theatre Company, 654 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 2V9
No Wheelchair Access

Fallen Angels
by Noel Coward for 2015 RMTC Cowardfest
90 minutes (plus intermission)

Julia and Jane are the best of friends and both are happily married. When they were single they each had a brief, torrid affair with Maurice, a charming, handsome Frenchman.
Guess who’s back in town and requesting the ladies’ company while their husbands are away for a day of golf?

Directed by Rob Kwade
Elena Anciro as Julia
Jessina Cheffins as Jane
Kevin P. Gabel as Fred
Glenn Odero as Willy
Jazmyn Shell as Jasmin aka Saunders
Richard Thomas as Maurice Duclos

January 29 and January 30 • 7:30 pm
January 31 • 6:30 pm (Dinner theatre)
February 1 • 2 pm
February 4, 5, 6 and 7 • 7:30 pm
February 8 • 2 pm
Box office opens one hour before showtime
Door $15 Cash/CowardPass / Advance call 204 774 8272 or email
Dinner theatre performance (January 31): $55

West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1Z8
Tickets: Music Trader, Ticketmaster, Folkfest Music Store, The WECC box office

Pop Nuit is a grittier subset of the New Music Festival, running February 5 and 7, 2015.

February 5, Doors: 7:15 / Music: 8:00
Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
20 Guitar Circular Wall of Angelic Sound

This unique surround sound experience was curated by Winnipeg musician, Robert G. Menard (Absent Sound, SoHoly HeadCase, Room 237) back in 2005. The Circular Wall enlists 20 guitarists from various local bands of all genres to bring the event to life.

Audience members are set up in a circle in the middle of the room facing out, while the 20 players set up in an outer circle around the audience. The players are split into 4 groups and each group has key roles and designed parts to perform at specific times.  
February 7, 8:00 pm
The Adventures of Prince Achmed 
with Live Score Composed and Performed by Julia Ryckman and JP Perron.

A German animated fairy tale film from 1926, the oldest surviving animated feature film. The film tells the story of a wicked sorcerer who tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse and sends the rider off on a flight to his death. But the prince foils the magician’s plan, and soars into a series of wondrous adventures.

Julia Ryckman is a classically trained opera singer and piano player formerly of post-punk rockers This Hisses. She is involved in her solo project Slattern, and experimental duo Triunfo Do Gato. 
Supporting act is The Electric String Quartet, performing interpretations of Bach and other composers on electric guitars/keys.

February 5, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Manitoba Theatre Centre, 174 Market Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8
FREE - RSVP to confirm your attendance by emailing or phoning Wren 204-586-2236

Theatre Lives: Q&A with Krista Jackson & Rod Beilfuss
Both have worked and studied outside of Manitoba, and founded their own theatre companies. Krista is the director of Royal MTC’s Private Lives; she has also worked with the Shaw Festival, Stratford Festival, MTYP, her own company zone41 as well as last year’s The Seagull at Royal MTC.

Rod is one of the founding members of Theatre by the River. 

February 6, 10:00 pm
The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4

Poemss  -  Ghost Twin  -  Slattern 

February 6, 5 pm
Arts Junction, 312 William Avenue (east side - loading dock entrance) ‏

An Encaustic Evening - This is going to be a great event that showcases Michael Turner, one of Siloam Mission’s extremely talented artists.
Michael has filled our art room and office floors with his encaustic and acrylic paintings and has been an encouraging member of our community. 

February 7, 8 pm
St. James Anglican Church Hall, 195 Collegiate (Happy Mike’s Coffee House)
$5 & a tin for the bin

18th Annual Live Music is Better Coffee House in support of Winnipeg Harvest.
Emma Clooney, Glen McCabe, Paul Plouffe, Tim & Phil Veldhuis, Peter Goguen
and Peter Paul Van Camp

February 7, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grace Point Church, 137 Euclid. Ave
Free (Donations Welcome)
Announcing the second annual
Point Douglas Is Still For Lovers - A North End Craft Sale
Featuring Crafters, Artists, Bakers, and all types of Creators!

February 7, (Box office/doors open at 7:45 pm)  8:00 pm  ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY
RAW:Gallery of Architecture and Design, 290 McDermot Avenue
$15 + the roll of a six-sized-dice! Tickets cash at the door only. 
Reservations email or call 204-894-2111    CowardPass accepted.
From Kendra Jones and Stephanie Plaitin Tonight At Eight o'Clock is an interactive theatrical experience where you can tempt fate, play games, and be surprised.  You never know who you might see around the table.

February 7 - February 12
Winnipeg Cinematheque, Main Floor - 100 Arthur Street

Founded in 1994 by Hussain Amarshi, Mongrel Media is a leading Canadian independent film distributor focused on bringing the best of local and world cinema to Canadian audiences. Cinematheque presents a tribute to their success:
Into Great Silence
A Girl Is A Girl
Only Lovers Left Alive
The Passenger
The Great Beauty
The Lunchbox
Feb 12, 7:30 PM

Cinematheque and Peasant Cookery present a romantic evening full of great cuisine and film. Beat the rush of Valentine’s Day and enjoy this special evening with your loved one a few days before!
Price: $90 includes dinner for two, wine and the film The Lunchbox.
Menu to be determined . Please call 204-925-3456 ext 106 or visit.

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