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December 31, 2015

Wishing you every joy in the New Year!!


Sending you wishes for a happy year filled
with health, prosperity, love and loads of fun!

Thank you for visiting.

Hope to see you throughout 2016!

December 28, 2015

BLES-SED & anARCHI l Shaarey Zedek Events l love-themed open mic l Women Resisting Tar Sands l Poetry Slam's CIPS qualifier l MARL Ethics Slam l Beadwork Class l Ashley Gillanders l Winnipeg Comedy Showcase

January 9, 10 PM - 2 AM
The Knndy, 330 Kennedy st, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3b 3a4
18+  $10 cover

The Knndy Pub presents: 1 thing
Featuring dj BLES-SED, live art by anARCHI designs and freestyle dancing

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Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 0A6
Registration: 204-452-3711 | email | Most events Free | Walk-ins Welcome

January 9, 23, February 6, 20, March 5, April 2, 16 and 30 
Yoga with a Jewish Twist with Patricia Kovnats, from 10:00 to 11:30 AM
Each class will include gentle movement (yoga) and meditation linked to Jewish teachings and will end with a guided relaxation. 
All 13+ are welcome – all levels of ability. No experience necessary. 
Please wear comfortable clothing that you can move in freely and bring a yoga mat, if you have one. After class we welcome you to attend the service followed by Kiddush at 11:30 and Torah Study at 12:45 PM. 
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January 12, 7:00 pm
Sisterhood Book Club - The Secret Book of Gracia Dei Rossi by Jacquelin Park 
led by Toni Berenhaut and Margaret Kellerman McCulloch
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January 19, 7:00 pm
Sisterhood Event - "Doesn't It Make You Proud..."
All women and girls are invited! Come for an evening celebrating what we do. We will share how Jewish women are involved with social action. Bring pictures and mementos to share. 
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January 20 to March 23 at 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Bubbies, Zaidies and Babies with Leslie Emery
Ages 18 months to 3 years
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January 21 to March 24 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bubbie and Me and Zaidie Makes 3 with Leslie Emery
Ages 3 years and up

Enjoy quality time with your grandchild. We do simple crafts, read stories, play, celebrate and learn about Torah and the Jewish holidays. We welcome parents to join us as well!
Session: $110 (Members: $90) / Drop-in rates: $12 (Members $10) / Siblings are 1/2 price

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January 11, 7 PM - 10 PM
Fools & Horses Coffee, 379 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0T9
Pay-what-you-want at the door

Cockroach's first love-themed open mic
We’re sending your love to shelters in Canada via handmade valentines. 
This year we're sending them to women's shelters across the country.
So, let’s get together to sing, joke and read about love!
Bring your music, comedy, poetry, whatever and sign up to share to a crowd who will be enjoying warm drinks and delicious food while making beautiful cards.

The space is accessible, and there are gender-neutral bathrooms.  
No one has to get up to the mic or make valentines. 

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January 13, Doors open at 6:45 PM / 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thunderbird House, 715 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Stories from Women Resisting Tar Sands and Energy East
We will hear the stories of women from around Canada who are leaders in their communities resisting tar sands and pipeline expansion. 
- Chief Fawn Wapioke of Iskatewizaagegan 
(Shoal Lake 39) Treaty 3 and member of Grassroots Indigenous Water Defence
- Audrey Yank, from Coule Pas Chez Nous! 
large network of grassroots groups from Quebec fighting the pipeline
- Leanne Sutton, from Red Head New Brunswick 
resisting TransCanada's Energy East pipeline export terminal in the Bay of Fundy

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January 13, Sign Up - 7:00 pm
The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2

Winnipeg Poetry Slam's 3-2-1 CIPS qualifier / January Slam!
Want to proudly represent Winnipeg at the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam in BC?
CIPS requires a 4 minute, a 3 minute, 2 minute and 1 minute poems. 
We'll be setting up that format to test our potential champions! 
Round 1 - 7:30 (15 poets - 3 minute pieces)
Feature - 8:15 (DMP)
Round 2 - 8:30 (top 10 poets from the 1st round - 2 minute pieces)
Round 3 - 9:00 (top 5 poets from the 1st round - 1 minute poems) 
Winner becomes our CIPS representative!

We'll have an open mic night 100% non-competitive in February. 

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January 14, Doors at 6; Slam at 7
The King's Head Pub, 120 King Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1M3
Tickets are $5 at the door or online 

MARL Ethics Slam
Up to six teams will have a chance to win over the audience and woo our panel of expert judges as they Slam on ethical questions ranging from current issues, hypothetical situations, and mind-bending thought experiments. 

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January 14 - March 24, 7 PM - 9 PM 
(No session on February 18)
Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum 
494 avenue Taché, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2B2

Beadwork at Le Musée – Winter 2016 Session
Mentor: Miss Julie Desrochers
Special Guests: Jennine Krauchi, Jocelyne Pambrun, Evonne Bernier

To register call 204-986-8496 or email 
$120 participant ($100 for MSBM members)
Register with a friend - you will each receive $10 off your fees
For ages 16 and up.
Have you ever wanted to learn Métis beadwork?
Would you like to start and finish a beautiful beaded leather bag? 
Or maybe a pair of beaded moccasins?
Set-up starts at 6 pm for those who are so inclined.

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January 14 – February 20
University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9
An accessible location. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Ashley Gillanders: Methods of Preservation
Gallery 1C03 
Public reception: January 14, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Artist’s talk: February 3 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 2M70

Gillanders’ first solo show and it signals a departure from her preceding photographic work. While her earlier pieces were presented in a traditional format – as prints hung flat against walls – this is a series of photographic sculptures enclosed by Plexiglas covers and perched on pedestals or shelves. 

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January 15, Doors 8 / Show 9 PM - 11 PM
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
$10 - The Park Theatre, Music Trader, from the comedians and online 

Winnipeg Comedy Showcase
We’ve had another year of all-sold out shows, some returning guests, and lots of new faces. Come help us celebrate!
We have Paul Rabliauskas, Ben Walker, Jessica Seburn, Mike Green, Adam Schwartz, Dan Glasswick. 
This is no open mic, there are no amateurs here. Only the best. Hosted By Jared Story. 

December 25, 2015

Star Wars Trivia l Wyrd Distro Pop-Up l Brat Party 2 l Noire l rené & 3 Peat l Women's Open mic Comedy l Women’s Hockey Fundamentals l Greg Rekus l Physically Speaking Auditions l BTPRSM Playgroup l Doubtful House Auditions

The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2


December 30, 7:30 PM
STAR WARS TRIVIA, Episodes 1-6
1st PRIZE - $50 bar tab / 2nd + 3rd PRIZE - $25 bar tab

REGISTRATION - Teams must consist of 2-3 people
Send an email - Subject line - the name of the trivia theme + the date of the event
Include your team name and the names of all your team members
$5 registration fee from each team member is required at the beginning of the night
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January 4, 6 PM

Wyrd Distro is chugging happily along, slinging physically released experimental, DIY, and weird music from coast to coast.  You can pre-order your stuff here
Questions? message 
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January 8, doors at 9 / music at 10

BRAT PARTY 2
Come celebrate the release of Sappho Zine Issue 8: Together!!!
cover $10, sappho zine issue 8 $5
MUSIC by WHIP & HUMAN MUSIC
DJs: DJ Tankini & DJ Tiny O

Named after the first published female, Sappho Zine is a non-profit collective of Winnipeg folks and local contributors. We hope to encourage the building of strong community through creativity, expression, and independent literature!
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January 9, 9 PM
Tickets are $8, Doors at 9, Bands ~10

Noire, Ossific, Cell, Hoarfrost
Tyler (founder of Carlstock) and I have been wanting to throw together a night of local black metal for quite some time now. 

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January 2, doors: 10:00 pm / show: 11:00 pm
The Knndy330, Kennedy St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3b 3a4
$5

Sets: rené -11:00 PM - 11:20 PM
     3 Peat - 11:40 PM - 12:20 AM

12:45 AM - 1:30 AM
DJ SETS BY: Young zaire, Watgsteve, & Anthony Carvahlo

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January 5, 8 PM
Jekyll and Hyde's Freehouse, 437 Stradbrook Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Women's Open mic Comedy
We're back for round 2! Come enjoy some drinks and some laughs with us!!

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January 5 to March 22 (12 weeks), from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
$245 + GST
Contact Sean Fisher, phone 204-784-8888 ext. 223 / email 

Women’s Hockey Fundamentals, open to women over 16 of any skill level. 
Full hockey gear is mandatory.
The session teaches the foundations of skating and handling the puck, allowing participants to learn the basics, improve skills, and correct technique. Players develop stride, balance and agility accompanied with passing, stickhandling and shooting.

Canlan Ice Sports runs skating and hockey academies for children, youth and adults at all skill levels, from basic learn-to-skate programs, to advanced hockey skills. 

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January 8, Doors @ 8:00 / Bands @ 9:00
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
$12 at the door / $10 at The Park, Green Apple Skateshop, and Quest Musique
All Ages

GREG REKUS AND THE UNREALISTIC RESOLUTIONS 
THE BUMPIN' UGLIES 
ELDER ABUSE
BEARFIGHT 
DJ @LARGE spinning jams between bands

All proceeds from this event go to the Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba in the name of our fallen friend Nicolas Thomas Voyer-Taylor. 
Very cool prizes to be won!!

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January 9 10 am - 7 pm / No bookings between 2 pm and 4 pm
Panache Management, 106-897 Corydon Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 0W7

Physically Speaking is holding auditions for 2016 Winnipeg Fringe Festival. 
Weirder Thou Art is a Bouffon style play, high paced and physical. The bouffon retell their story of MacBeth!
- 3 male performers to play female bouffon characters. Physical Theatre, Improv, Grotesque, plus a understanding of parody an asset. The characters aren't drag.
- William Shakespeare - Male Actor who has the ability to improv.
- Stage Manager - tech and set savvy.
Please send resume and picture 

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January 10, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Sprockett's Doggy Day Camp, Unit 7-975 Thomas Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 1P7
$5 - family and all socialized dogs are welcome to attend.

The dogs will be looking to burn off some pent up Holiday energy. 
We will have a 50/50 draw.
All monies raised support the Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba. 

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January 11, 4:30-7:30 / January 12, 4:30-7:30 / January 13, 4:30-7:30
The Cowie Studio, Room 135A, University College

Audition for Doubtful House, a new play by Governor General Award winning playwright Ian Ross! Directed by Chris Johnson for the grand opening of our brand new Theatre (Black Hole Theatre).
6 Males / 6 Females / 6+ Supporting Cast
Performance Dates: March 15-19 & March 22-26

December 24, 2015

Merry Christmas!! Wishing you all the blessings of the season...





Wishing you a Christmas filled 
with all you hold dear
and a New Year filled 
with all the best!


Thank you for visiting!!

December 16, 2015

McNally Robinson: January Music & Events l Friday Nite Live l Winnipeg Underground Film Fest l Art at the Zedek l Leather, Bears, & Lace l Bonivital Softball Clinics l Witchpolice l Wrestle Kingdom 10

McNally Robinson: January Events 
Phone 204-475-0483  (Toll-Free 1-800561-1833)


Todaschuk Sisters
Saturday January 2, 8:00 pm
Ukrainian Christmas Carols
Hear here

The Shuckers
Friday January 8, 8:00 pm
Roots

Aaron Bartel Duo
Saturday January 9, 8:00 pm
Jazz

Grace Hrabi Trio
Friday January 15, 8:00 pm
Jazz
Hear here

Nightfall
Saturday January 16, 8:00 pm
Jazz

Brian Chipney / Tim Cummings Trio
Friday January 22, 8:00 pm
Jazz

Doug Edmond
Saturday January 23, 8:00 pm
Singer/Songwriter

Amber Epp & Larry Bjornson Duo
Friday January 29, 8:00 pm
Jazz

The Celtic Trio
Saturday January 30, 8:00 pm
Celtic


January 6, Noon
International Year of Pulses to raise awareness and consumption of nutritious pulse crops. Sample delicious foods. The UN sees pulses as key in eradicating hunger and addressing chronic health conditions. Contact Glen at glen@manitobapulse.ca or 204-730-3030.
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January 6, 7:00 pm
ChiSeries Winnipeg - Readings from Eileen Bell, David Fortier, and more. 
Learn more at http://chiseries.com/
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January 11, 7:00 pm  
Money Talks: When To Say Yes And How To Say No

Gail Vaz-Oxlade is one of Canada’s most respected financial writers and has authored several bestselling books, including Debt-Free Forever. She is a columnist for Metro.
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January 11, 7:00 pm
Composer Sid Robinovitch joins MCO guest con­ductor Alain Trudel to discuss the pieces that will be played at the Tuesday January 12 MCO concert. The performance will include a brand new concerto composed by Robinovitch. 
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January 14, 7:00 pm
Dr. John Wortley   Palladius of Aspuna: The Lausiac History
January 19, 7:30 pm
Meet the Composer, featuring a presentation from Matthew Patton.
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January 20, 7:00 pm 
The Uof M Café Scientifique: “Gut Instinct: The science behind the brain-gut connection”
Please RSVP to research_communications@umanitoba.ca or 204.474.6689.
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January 21, 7:00 pm 
Barry Greenberg   28 Secrets the Dog Knew by Friday Poodle
January 26, 7:00 pm
Joanne Kelly’s Book Club
Lissa Evan’s Crooked Heart, an original black comedy, set in World War II England. 
Get in touch with John by calling 204-453-0424, ex 227 if you have any questions.
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January 28, 7:00 pm
Philippe Erhard    The Ladders of Death


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SECOND CUP, 254 Edmonton St. 

SECOND CUP presents a new event FRIDAY NITE LIVE bands starting Dec. 18!
It may be taped for post on YouTube. 
Downtown Winnipeg  Biz supports this new event, too.

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THE CALL FOR ENTRY FOR WUFF 4 IS NOW OPEN 
DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2016

Open City Cinema is a screening series focusing on local (Winnipeg), collaborative, expanded and experimental works, presented alongside underground and forgotten rarities.
OCC is also behind the Winnipeg Underground Film Fest!   

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Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Crescent, Wpg, MB R3M 0A6

Artists Call for Proposals - Art at the Zedek, a new project that welcomes modern artists to share artwork that demonstrates their connection to Jewish life, culture, identity or heritage. Selections will be displayed at the shul in small exhibition spaces. 
Submissions by email only 

Shaarey Zedek has a history of arts leadership, beginning with its fabulous, mid-century modern design, Leo Mol stained glass windows, contemporary menorah by Secter Associates, glass relief work in the foyer by Warren Carther, and more.
You must be a local artist or have ties to the community 
You do not need to be a member of Shaarey Zedek
You must be a professional or a student in the fields of Fine Arts, Architecture, Photography, Graphic Design, Landscape Architecture, Theatre Design, Fashion, Crafts
Original artwork only 
Include a three line bio & 100 to 150 word description of how the work relates to Jewish life, culture, identity or heritage 
A digital image of the work for publication (300+ dpi)
Title, date, media and dimensions of the work

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Jan 2, 2016 at 4:00 pm to Jan 3, 2016 at 2:00 am
Club 200, 190 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets Available

Join DJ Wizzard & friends for Leather, Bears, & Lace - Glow Party Edition, an all gender inclusive event where we as a community can enjoy, celebrate and brag our kinkiness in a safe environment. The hanky code will be in full effect!
Get your glow on and wear white to be as bright as can be!

Dance till the late hours with DJ Wizzard, Dj Danthrax, & Dj Zeo.
Dragons' Lair will be on-site selling everything you need to satisfy your kinky needs.

Doors open at 4 PM, happy hour 5 PM - 7 PM (domestic beer & bar shots for $3)
The kitchen will be open from 4 PM to 8 PM with a full menu & 50¢ wings on special.
Live entertainment from 6 PM to 8 PM with a meat draw at approximately 7 PM.
Kinky Bingo from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM with prizes provided by Smitten Osbourne. 
Bingo cards are $1 each.
Club 200 has VLTs, a full service restaurant and a dance floor featuring Winnipeg's best club music. Club 200 is a gay owned & operated club. Come down for the fun!

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Greendell Community Centre, 75 Woodlawn Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 2P3

January 3, 1:00 pm
Bonivital Pitching Clinic

Bonivital Softball Association is proud to announce exclusive windmill pitching lessons for any member of a Bonivital club or age groups U10-U18 “B”.
Cost per pitcher is $112.50. Each pitcher must bring proper attire including inside shoes, duck tape, glove and a catcher (parent, teammate, etc.), per session. 

Lessons with a maximum 5-1 ratio of kids to clinicians.
The lessons will be structured for each group including warm-ups, warm-downs, basic and advanced drills, reps, individual assistance and an individual progress report.
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January 3, 1:00 pm
Bonivital Softball Hitting Clinic

Bonivital Softball Association is proud to announce exclusive hitting lessons for any member of a Bonivital club for the upcoming season for age groups U12-U18.
Cost per batter is $100.00. Each batter must bring proper attire including inside shoes, bat, helmet, and batting gloves per session.
Lessons will also have individual hitting in a batting cage.

Email - Attention Doug Creighton
Mailing address: 90 Marine Drive, Winnipeg, MB, R2N 0E1
There will be 10 sessions per age group. Lessons will be in a group atmosphere. Qualified clinicians will be designing and delivering each age appropriate session.

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The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2

January 3, 7 PM - 9 PM
FREE SHOW    Tickets   
Garbage Hill Media presents another live on stage Witchpolice Radio podcast! With regular host Sam Thompson and co-host Ryan Sanders. Live interviews, live songs, live fun.
Check out our last live podcast 

Witchpolice Radio 'Holiday Hangover' live podcast with
Quinton Blair - 2015 Manitoba Country Music Award winner!
Smoky Tiger - psychedelic space wizard
Erin Shorten - ukulele songs!
and special guest DJs Loose Fit
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January 4, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

WRESTLE KINGDOM 10 
THIS EVENT IS NOT LIVE BUT WILL BE BROADCASTED THE SAME DAY OF THE EVENT.
Edamame and Japanese snacks will be available as well!

IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: Kazuchika Okada (c) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
IWGP INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP: Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. AJ Styles
IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: Kenny Omega (c) vs. KUSHIDA
ROH World Championship: Jay Lethal (c) vs. Michael Elgin
IWGP Tag Team Championship:
Bullet Club (Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows) (c) vs. GBH (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma)
NEVER Openweight Championship: Tomohiro Ishii (c) vs. Katsuyori Shibata
Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga & Takahashi) vs. Toru Yano & TBA
Hirooki Goto vs. Tetsuyta Naito
IWGP JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP:
reDRagon (c) vs. Matt Sydal & Ricochet vs. Roppongi Vice vs. Young Bucks

December 9, 2015

cre8ery: Open House, Becca Heide l Kayla Luky l Rap / Dance Party l Krampus l non-holiday show l Country Christmas l New Lightweights l New Year's Eve l Real Love Anniversary l Assiniboine Valley Railway l Boxing Day l Unity Zine

Cre8ery Gallery And Studio‎, 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, MB R3A 0W4
(204) 944-0809

December 13, 1 - 4 pm
cre8ery OPEN HOUSE!
No admission fee, art for sale!
Studios and the auxiliary gallery will be open.  Purchase art and support local.
View open studios and the auxiliary gallery (Main gallery will be closed).
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Opening Reception: December 10, 7 - 10 pm
Additional Hours: Dec 11 to Dec 22, Tues-Fri, 12-6; Sat, 12-5pm

Better than Yesterday by Becca Heide, is a study in improvement; the pieces are all related to the quest to improve yourself or the things around you. 
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Opening Reception: January 8, 7 - 10 pm
Additional Hours: January 9 to January 19 (4 pm)
Tuesday – Friday, 12-6pm; Saturday, 12 - 5 pm

“99 Pieces of Art on the Wall” Art Exhibition & Sale
Talented artists in a variety of different styles: acrylics, mixed media, drawings, photography, watercolour, ceramics and sculpture. The pieces range from 8”x10” to 20”x20”. Once a piece is sold, it is packed up and given to the buyer. 
So if you see something you like, act fast, because it may not be there long!  
Priced $35 – $199.  The gallery accepts cash, cheques and credit card

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The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2

December 17, 10 PM
Cover // $5
We're making live music videos, and we want YOU in them! 
Kayla Luky   http://kaylaluky.ca/
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December 18, 10 PM
RAP PARTY - LUDACHRISTMAS with 
LOUDAXWORTHY ON THE TURNTABLES
GRAEME WOLFE ON THE LITTLE TURNTABLES
DJ POWER 97 ON THE DJ GAMEBOY
NASTY NIGEL ON THE RAP MOVIES
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December 19, 10 PM  Music starts at 10:30pm
Ten bucks!
Krampus Variety Show - Hosted by Tyler Penner 
The year-end send off for all the naughty misbehavers out there.

Final local show for Dead Ranch before their new album release!

ARI I.Q. returns http://www.ariiq.com/film/
WHIP (third tier/third show) Raw punk 
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December 20, 10 PM
$5 Cover/ Free Before 11
Feel Good Dance Party w/ Music by Lofondst & Jerm the Worm (2 Brap DJs)
Door Feat. Almond & Janet +secret party suprise!
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December 21, 9 pm
$5 at the door

A non-holiday holiday show featuring: 
Electronic ambient/drone/postrock solo artist, returns to his home province.

Crabskull (Winnipeg)  http://soundcloud.com/crabskull
Local beat maker and Dub Ditch Picnic Records alumni.

Beautiful soaring postrock lines by instrumental 5 piece band.

Ryan Strang (Winnipeg, ex- Gregor)  http://gregormusic.bandcamp.com/
Local postrock loop champ performing for the first time since 2012.

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Times Changed, 234 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1A9

December 18, 9 PM

Country Christmas
Put on your Xmas sweaters and come down to Winnipeg’s only Honky Tonk for a night of Christmas and winter classics done in your favourite Country Music stylings!

Featuring: Micah Erenberg Music, Kevin Roy, Kayla Luky, Quinton Blair, Jamie Buckboro (The Honeysliders), Matthew Sabourin (The Craig & Ash Band), Frannie Klein AND a Special Annual Appearance from Cal Austin Jr.
All backed by Winnipeg's very own: The Roasted Chestnuts
Ashley Au, Casimir Gruwel, Daniel John David, Jordan Bissonnette
Matt Filopoulos, Dick Demosaic, Tony Pizzi
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December 21, 8:30 PM
$10 at the door

The New Lightweights are proud to release their third EP 'Munson Park’. 
Please join us for food, drinks, feelings and a wonderful evening of music! 
It is a collection of four new original tunes. Our dear friend Paul Yee enginereed, played bass and mixed the recordings, and will be joining us on stage.

Mitchell Schimnowski will be opening the show. Mitch's recent release 'The Spark' was produced by our own Ariel Posen. 
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December 31, 9 PM
$20. Tickets on sale at the club now!

JD Edwards Band - New Year's Eve

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The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4

December 19, Doors @ 9:00 | Show @ 10:00
$10 | 18+
Real Love Winnipeg's 3 Year Anniversary Party and concert!
We will be releasing our annual compilation album, BEACH STATION BLUES IV, giving out FREE CUPCAKES, and partying with our favourite bands who have been with RLW from the start! It is also Gil and Adam's Birthdays!

FEATURING LIVE ACTS FROM...
Living Hour (ever enchanting dream pop)
Animal Teeth (moody 90's indie pop)
Slow Spirit (experimental emotional power)
MoonMuseum (hazed out from edmonton)

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December 26, Doors @ 9:00 | Music @ 10:00
$15 at Music Trader, The Good Will - Social Club and ticketfly.com
18+

A rock n' roll Boxing Day party featuring The Revival!
Past and present. Band and audience. Instruments and electronics. It’s in the fusion of these seemingly opposing entities that Winnipeg rock outfit The Revival truly thrives.
w/ guests Moon Tan & The Heights (members of The Afterparty and None The Wiser)

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December 19 & 20, December 26 (Boxing Day) & 27, January 2 & 3
Assiniboine Valley Railway, 3001 Roblin Blvd., Winnipeg, MB

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE / RAIL WEEKENDS
The AVR will be open for afternoon rides, weather permitting.
Saturdays & Sundays, 1:00 – 4:00
Tickets:  1 ride – $2, 12 ride pass – $20 (good for any AVR Public Event)   
2 & under ride free  (All minors must be accompanied by an adult)

The Assiniboine Valley Railway is a club of 1:8 scale rail enthusiasts. The club was founded in 1995. Activities include laying track, shovelling gravel, building cars, maintaining locomotives, constructing buildings, operating / switching trains, giving public rides chasing deer, and eating hamburgers. We are always ready to welcome new members. 
Come ride “The Route Of The Hazel Nuts”.

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December 27, 7 PM / BANDS 8:00 PM - 12 AM
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
$10 ADVANCE / $12 AT THE DOOR 
Ticket dealers: Austin Boulton, George Penner, Sarah Carr 

Orange Hat Entertainment & the Unity Zine community 
are pleased to present The Unity Zine Release Show!

music will be brought to you by 
THE JAMES ULYESSES GANG & TIM  https://thejamesulyssesgang.bandcamp.com/

zine merchandise brought to you by :
Unity Zine, Cockroach, The Inflatable Band & Paid Parking Zine

December 6, 2015

MAWA l Red Cedar Gifts l Thunderbird House l Christmas Craft l David S. Churchill l Blue Shift l Sturgeons l Movie Battle l Aisha Alfa l H.U.N.K.S. l Bizarro Obscure l Aboriginal Designers l Outside Joke l Greenband l holiday hangover

Opening: December 11, 6:00 pm
Ace Art, 2-290 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0T2

MAWA Mentoring Artists for Women's Art's Foundation Mentorship Program (FMP) 2014-15 Showcase you didn't tell me, so i thought it was okay.
Continues until December 30, 2015 
Featuring the work of Alison Davis, Wendy Seversen, shimby and Katrina Stock

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December 12 and 19, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Red Cedar Gifts, 161 Marion Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0T3

Red Cedar Gifts is happy to invite you to our Christmas Open House.
We offer all you need for your holiday shopping. 
Red Cedar Gifts will be showcasing various Aboriginal artists as well as Aboriginal Bath & Body lines Sequoia and Mother Earth Essentials.
Pendleton Woollen Mills to suit your every gifting need. Blankets, Spa Towels, Mugs and more!
Support local Aboriginal business and artists this holiday season.
EVERYONE Welcome!

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Thunderbird House, 715 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

December 12, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We're gathering to kick off the 13 Fires Conversation Series! 
Help the community celebrate Our Summit, hear the recommendations, and plan the 12 Fires for 2016. Working Agenda:
- Welcome and Opening Ceremonies & Remarks
- Welcoming Activity
- Our Summit Report and Recommendations
- Group Planning for 13 Fires (topics, schedule, invitations, and assessment)
- Family Dinner

13 Fires is an opportunity for different communities to work towards racial inclusion. We want to build relationships across communities, share our experiences and work, and collaborate on actions that challenge racism. Each month in 2016 will feature a different topic. We welcome participation from all communities and all sectors.
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December 21, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Attendance is free and everyone is welcome to attend!

Winter Solstice Gathering with Clan Teachings
Come and join us as we celebrate! 
We will be joined by elders, who will share some clan teachings, a feast, and a round dance! 
We ask that people bring a gift to give each other at the round dance!
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December 31, 7:00 pm; Feast 8 pm - 1:00 am
New Year's Eve Round dance Social + Sweat Lodge!
David Budd will be hosting the Sweat starting at 9 pm! 
Open Mic Jamming and Hand Drums

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December 13, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Canad Inns Club Regent, 1415 Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3B2
$2 admission, half donated to CancerCare / 12 and under admitted FREE!

Elevators, ATM, FREE unlimited parking!
The Last Chance Christmas Craft Sale!
2 floors, over 100 crafters!
Quality Handmade Unique
Focus and priority remains on local handmade items.

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December 14, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cinematheque Theatre, 100 Arthur Street
Reception to follow in the gallery.
Open to the public and free to all.

PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts presents a lecture by David S. Churchill, Professor of History at the University of Manitoba, presented in conjunction with the exhibition Blue Shift by Jonah Groeneboer. 

Homophile Representation and its Discontents: Visual culture and queer bodies in North American and Europe in the mid-20th Century
Homosexual activists of the 50s and 60s endeavoured to secure civic and human rights for homosexuals as citizens through political advocacy. 
This talk will explore the visual culture of homophiles, the images, photography, and illustrations published in homophile magazines, as well works of art celebrated by homophile authors and activists. 

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The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9

December 16, Doors open 7:15 pm Show starts at 8:00 pm
$20 at door / $15 in advance online  

The Sturgeons have been working on new songs for a new album. 
With special guest Kayla Luky & Ian MacIntosh. 
We have albums just in time for Christmas, also great handmade merchandise.
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December 20, 7:00 pm
$10 bought at the Park Theatre or online

Pure Cheese Presents: Xmas Movie Battle Die Hard vs Gremlins
YOU decide which movie plays first and which is the late feature!
Every drink you buy gets you a one ticket to vote with. 
Come early for boardgames or just to watch your hosts Michael Green and Jordan Welwood break down each film in their Pure Cheese Pre-show, with video sketches and prize giveways to keep you entertained.
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December 28, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10 at The Park Theatre, Music Trader or online 

The Park Theatre proudly presents Aisha Alfa as she records her debut comedy album! 
She will be joined by some very special guests. 
Aisha is the previous winner of Winnipeg’s Funniest Person with a Day Job from Rumors Comedy Club, was a finalist for NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity, was chosen as one of the first Toronto Bob Curry Fellowship recipients from Second City and was regional finalists for SiriusXM’s Canada’s Next Top Comic.
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December 30, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$12 at the door / $10 at Music Trader, The Park Theatre or online  
Join H.U.N.K.S. as they bring their first year to a close. 
They are thrilled to be joined by very special guests CRUMBS!

H.U.N.K.S. is Tim Gray, Quinn Greene, Sam McLean, Matt Nightingale, Dana Smith, directed by Rory Fallis. They have performed five shows at The Park Theatre; seven shows at the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival; hosted a sold out, headlining show in the inaugural Oddblock Comedy Block Party and received a Five Star review from the Winnipeg Free Press.

CRUMBS Stephen Sim and Lee White have been performing together since 1992. They started touring Canada in 1998, and in 2001 were invited to the very first Berlin International Improv Festival.
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January 3, Doors open at 7 / Show starts at 8
Tickets are $15 - Message Peachy Keen Productions to reserve tickets

Peachy Keen Productions presents A Bizarro Cabaret hosted by Janis and Jujube!
The five-star Fringe hit 'Bizarro Obscure' is kicking off our year with a fundraising gala.
MOVEMENT ~ MUSIC ~ COMEDY ~ DANCE
Featuring such esteemed guests as 
Outside Joke, Lara Rae, Tin Can Bandits, Paper Machetes
Fraz Wiest, Johannah Burdon, Justin Otto, AND MORE

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Dec 18 at 10:30am to Dec 19 at 6:00pm
Aboriginal Designers Cooperative, 865 Main Street, Winnipeg MB (Neechi Commons)

Aboriginal Designers Marketing Cooperative Ltd is hosting our First Christmas Open House. 
Please join us in celebration. 
Purchase a unique gift or two or more for those special people in your life, or for yourself! 
Buy local and be part of helping Aboriginal businesses and artists this holiday season.
EVERYONE is Welcome!

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December 18, 8:00 pm
Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0C3
Tickets $15 / $12 for students, arts workers 

Outside Joke, with CRUMBS, are raising a cup of kindness once again to put you in the mood for the holidays with The Secret Santa Improv Show! 
A live 'Secret Santa' gift exchange will inspire the stories, with a special stocking-stuffer of an opening set from Rumble Pak!

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December 18, 9:30 pm
Woodbine Hotel, 466 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1B6

The Billy Joe Greenband perform their Blues, Boogie & Hard Twang to be recorded live. 
We want to record all the hard work Drummer Donovan 'Bam Bam' Bruyere, and Bassists Mucha Bee, Kerry Hannah, Wally Ranville and I, Billy Joe 'Jim Bob' Green on the Psycho~billy Guitar have pieced together over the years. 
Please bring an unwrapped toy or a tin for the bin. 

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December 28, doors at 7:30 PM, SINGING at 8 PM 
Fools & Horses, 379 Broadway

YOU are going to live out your dreams. Come join us at our holiday hangover bonanza and live out your greatest musical theatre fantasy!
Once a month we’ll provide a theme, a microphone, an accompanist, and a safe space.