May 13, 2015

Chocolatour goes to Hawaii l Mary Jane's Garden Party Fundraiser l ROARING 2020s l Bands vs Filmmakers 2015 l Great Lake Swimmers l Gibril Bangura l March Against Monsanto l BBQ & Bake Sale

May 21, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30)
CAA Manitoba, 870 Empress St, Winnipeg, MB R3G 3P2

Attend the Evening of Chocolate Discovery as Doreen Pendgracs talks about the upcoming Chocolatour trip to Hawaii in October. It will be fun and enticing! 

RSVP to Deb Peters at CAA Travel at 204.262.6191 direct or email

May 23, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mary Jane's Cooking School, 252 Arlington St., Winnipeg, Manitoba
$5 ticket - good for a beverage and baked good at the event 
We are pleased to be hosting our 6th Annual Garden Party Fundraiser! 
There will also be a Silent Auction and face painting for the kids by Annie Bergen of Art by Annie.  Donate at the event or on-line and receive a tax receipt for donations over $10. 
Proceeds will help support future community programming at the school. 

Get some bedding plants, shop our local vendors, enjoy snacks and listen to local artists perform at the All Ages Open Mic produced by Sweet Spot Productions.
Storyteller artist musician Mary Louise Chown at 1 pm, along with
Wanda Wilson (singer / songwriter)
Jordan Tschmier (singer / songwriter)
Matt McLeod aka The White Light Machine (singer / songwriter)
Campfire Sigh (singer / songwriter)
Leonard Gauthier (musician)
Werner Harder (spoken word)
Talented youth are also encouraged to take the stage!
Sets will be approximately 15 to 30 minutes in length.
If you are interested in performing, please email 

May 23, 9:00 pm - 2:30 am
The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1C9
$10 advance at Into the Music, Stella's Plug In and Shakti Osborne 

ROARING 2020s takes place just twice a year!! 

West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1Z8

May 23, 8:00 pm
$20 in advance, $25 at the door

Bands vs Filmmakers 2015
Attica Riots / Deco Dawson
Blunderspublik / Freya Olafson
Rob Crooks / Ryan Simmons
Pip Skid / Gwen Trutnau
Basic Nature / Forrest McGregor

Five of Winnipeg’s finest independent filmmakers will be paired individually with one of five bands/musicians to create a film inspired by one of the bands’ songs. Each filmmaker will create 20 minutes of new work.  The films will then be premiered silently as each band plays to the imagery.  A silent auction of fabulous prizes will be included!
This fundraising evening in support of the Winnipeg Cinematheque is not one to be missed.

May 25, 8:00 pm
$25.00 plus fees through Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store and Ticketmaster

Great Lake Swimmers presented by Winnipeg Folk Festival
The Weather Station will open the show!
Throughout the Great Lake Swimmers’ album New Wild Everywhere, there is an elemental energy, all represented by Tony Dekker’s ability to weave insightful lyrics into deceptively simple, hook-laden tunes.

May 23, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Edge Gallery and Urban Art Centre, 611 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1E1
Free Admission (suggested donation $5)  Please RSVP by May 21

Join Sierra Leon political refugee Gibril Bangura as he discusses his life, his art, and the significance of art in bringing about political change. An eloquent speaker dedicated to world betterment and making people happy, Bangura is sure to inspire his audience.

May 23, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Manitoba Legislative Building, 450 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0V8
March Against Monsanto | It's Time To Take Our Planet Back

Millions of people from around the world will once again March Against Monsanto, calling for the permanent boycott of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and other harmful afro-chemicals.  Currently, marches will occur on six continents, in 52 countries,with events in over 400 cities. In the US, solidarity marches are slated to occur in 47 states. 

May 23, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Alpine Animal Hospital, 10H Keenleyside Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 2B9
Hot Dog, Chips and Pop only $5

Hosted by Manitoba Pug Rescue
What goes better with a BBQ than a HUGE BAKE SALE?
Dozens of delicious homemade treats!
PUG STORE will be there with all their new items from the U.K.!


  1. Thx so much for sharing the information about our upcoming chocolate trip to Hawaii, Marg! It will be an amazing taste-tempting journey to 3 islands. I can't wait!

  2. Happy to help get the word out, Doreen!
    Hawaii and chocolate - AMAZING!!