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January 29, 2016

Pyrogies & Cake Auction l Table Manners l Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations l My Jokes Are Up Here l Festival du Voyageur l St Valentine’s: Horror Con, Social, for Refugees, Candlelight Dinner l Business of Being an Artist l Loveless

February 11, 5 PM - 8 PM
Immaculate Conception Parish, 181 Austin Street North, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 3M7
Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for kids under 12   office, email, or at the door.  
All You Can Eat Pyrogy Dinner & Cake Auction
A valentine's day themed fundraiser for the North Point Douglas Women's Center 
Cake Auction / Silent Art Auction / Valentines for Sale / 50/50 Draw / Door Prize
PYROGIES! CAKES! LOVE! Kids activity table courtesy of Graffiti Art Programming
We are currently welcoming cake donations.

February 11 and 12 7:00 pm / February 18 and 19 7:00 pm 
February 13 6:00 pm            / February 20 6:00 pm
February 14 2:00 pm            / February 21 2:00 pm

Harrow United Church, 955 Mulvey Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 1G8
Tickets at the door $15, $12 Seniors/Students      Cash only
Reservations, call (204) 284-0079 or email
Ayckbourn Festival passes: RMTC box office (204) 942-6537 T/F 1 877 446-4500
In person 174 Market Avenue, Winnipeg. For festival information 
Broken Record Productions presents Table Manners, the first of three plays from The Norman Conquests by Alan Ayckbourn. Norman, the kept husband of Ruth, has planned an intimate weekend getaway with her sister Annie but as the family arrives, plans go awry. 

February 12 and 16 - 7:00 PM
February 13 and 14 - 1:00 PM
February 15 - 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Forrest Nickerson Theatre, 285 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets or 204-415-2714   $12.00 or AyckbournPass / Under 18: $10.00
Group rates available for 10 or more!

Merlyn Productions presents Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations
Don't miss this zany, family friendly British comedy.
Ernie Fraser is a dreamer with a difference. Ernie's fantasies have the habit of turning into reality! Concerned about his "illucinations", Ernie's mum and dad bring him to the doctor. You can imagine everyone's surprise when the illucinations turn out to be real!

Directed by JOHN CHASE 

February 12, 8 PM
Club Regent Event Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winnipeg Comedy Festival presents My Jokes Are Up Here!
Four funny women with four impressive resumes!
Jen Grant and Erica Sigurdson can be heard on CBC‘s “The Debaters” .
Christina Walkinshaw is a standup comic living in Toronto.
Rebecca Kohler won best live taping at the Canadian Comedy Awards in 2013.

February 12 - February 21
Festival du Voyageur, Provencher Blvd, 
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G4    

Over 140 artists performing at Festival du Voyageur this year, as well as Market Days, Karaoke Night, Singles Night and more in the Université de Saint-Boniface Portage Tent! 
February 13, 8 PM
Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, 340 boulevard Provencher, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7
$35 - Ticketmaster, Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store and at the Festival offices.
Coeur de pirate presented by Winnipeg Folk Festival and Festival du Voyageur!
February 19
The Canadian Canoe Museum will present an exclusive night in the Maison du Bourgeois. 
The fundraising event will be hosted by James Raffan and Barbara Huck! 

February 13 - February 14
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3
$10 for one-day passes, and $18 for weekend passes. Tickets  
Ages 5 & under are always free!
FREE with a Central Canada Comic Con C4 Annual Pass! Show Annual Pass card at the door!

Celebrate Valentine's Day weekend by attending the St Valentine's Horror Con! No horror con would be complete without our special guest: KANE HODDER aka Jason Voorhees!

February 13, 9 PM - 2 AM
The Hub Social Club, 3rd Floor University Centre, Chancellors Circle, Wpg, MB R3T 2N2
$5 Tickets 18+ ID Required  at Answers,, or at the door

ASBC Presents: It's a Match - the Valentine's Day Social 
Valentines Day Drink Specials! Contests and Prizes!
Ticket sales split between the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Justice for Women

February 14, 6 PM - 11 PM
Soul Sanctuary, 2050 Chevrier Blvd., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3Y 0T3
Tickets  $75 from the office at Soul Sanctuary, at the centre Sunday mornings, or online

Love, a Gift of Hope 
Join us for an evening which will include an amazing catered meal, live music by The "B" Side Champs, dancing and a silent art auction, featuring pieces from local artists.

This will support the Syrian Refugee Project's goal of sponsoring a Syrian family. 

phone: (204) 467-3300 or email

February 13 - 1 p.m. 
Birding Hour Workshop - Bird Nesting
Fee is $5 plus admission. Pre-registration required.
February 14, 6 p.m. 
Chef Kelley will prepare an exquisite four-course dinner w/ complimentary glass of wine
Members $45 / non-members $50. Pre-registration and payment by February 11.
February 15 
Voyageur Day
Try our Voyageur Challenge and test your Voyageur skills. Bring your skates.
Learn how to make your own delicious Bannock at 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. 
February 18 - 7 p.m. 
Astronomy Night - Sketching the Night with Silvia Graca 
First Goose of the Year Contest until February 29 or the arrival of the first goose.
Guess the date and time of the arrival of first Canada Goose at Oak Hammock!
Last year, the first goose was seen on March 10. Fill out a ballot at the Centre. 

February 28, 1 - 4 pm 
Rory Runnell’s Studio, #504, 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg
Cost: $30    Deadline to register is February 14
Contact Angie for more info or to register email or 204-586-2236

The Business of Being an Artist
This workshop will illuminate the business aspects of finding work in theatre and the various means artists can use to promote themselves. If you are an actor, director, designer, or stage manager then this workshop is for you!

Theatre Director Ann Hodges (RMTC, Manitoba Opera, PTE) will cover the attributes of successful resumes and headshots, the types of networking, self-promotion, and professional etiquette.

Andrea del Campo (Founding member of Outside Joke, working actor, and Social Media for Theatre Projects Manitoba) will share how to ‘brand’ yourself successfully. 

A professional expert from the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba will tackle the business perspective of marketing yourself. 
Followed by a reception and chance to network!

February 14, 9 PM
The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2

LOVELESS: Dream Pop Valentine's Day with 

A showcase of fine bands to soundtrack your dream date/lonely cry session, 
either of which will be a totally good time with such a sweet lineup.

January 25, 2016

Millennium and Sir Wm. Stephenson Libraries l Freedom to Read l Books & Brunch l Woody Allen plays l Big Love l Street Scenes l Kathleen Hiley l Acoustic Jam l Geena Salway l Seeds of Development l Seedy Saturday


Images of Canada’s North, features photographs from the collection of Fred Ford, of Baker Lake, Nunavut. They document the lives of Caribou Inuit from contact, through settlement, and the beginnings of urbanization.
In Carol Shields Auditorium

Skywalk Concerts & Lectures 12:10-12:50 pm

February 3:
“The Politics of Global English” 
with Peter Ives, UWinnipeg Political Science
February 10:
“Not Talking Union: North American Mennonites and Labour” 
with Janis Thiessen, UWinnipeg History
February 17:
“International Agreements on Climate Change: Insights from Economics” 
with Amrita Ray Chaudhuri, UWinnipeg Economics
February 24:
“Homo Sapiens in God’s Image: Theology, Evolution and Climate Change” 
with Arthur Walker-Jones, UWinnipeg United Centre for Theological Studies

February 4: Winnipeg Youth Orchestra led by Dan Scholz
February 11: Advanced Piano Students from the studio of Jacqueline Ryz
February 18: Haley Marie, flute and Madeline Hildebrand, piano
February 25: Papa John’s Blues (Fred Dugdale) with music of the 70’s and 80’s
February 9: 12:10-12:50 pm
Concert: Jeffery Straker.  The Saskatchewan singer-songwriter-pianist has recorded for CBC’s ‘Canada Live’ and toured internationally. His latest album is North Star Falling.
February 13: 2-4:30 pm
Catch Me If You Can - Inspired by Frank W. Abagnale, Jr.’s autobiography. 
NFB Film Club - stay for a discussion   Rated 15+
February 20: 2 pm
Rock the Box - Breaking into the electronic dance music DJ booth came down to a choice for DJ Rhiannon: use her sexuality and get noticed, or linger in the shadows. 10 min. 
The Sex Trade - a behind-the-scenes look at high-end and street prostitution, escort agencies, massage parlours, and strip clubs. 76 min. 

February 23: 12-1 pm
Freedom to Read: “Dangerous” Tales
A special story time for grown-ups. Learn what made these titles “dangerous”.

Registration required for these events. Call 204-986-7070 to register.

Cookbook Club - Every month has a different theme or cookbook. 
For novices or expert chefs – just bring your love of cooking.
February 11, 7-8 pm - Fruits de mer
February 13: 2-4 pm
Camp X Secret Agent School, explores how the WW II school laid the foundation for modern espionage. Colonel Gary Solar, president of the Intrepid Society, will introduce the film with a short talk on Sir William Stephenson and his role in the creation of Camp X.
February 16: 6:30-8 pm
Cute Food: Decorating for a Theme Party - a Books2Eat event
Create and decorate delectable treats based on the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar
All supplies and instruction will be provided in this hands-on session. 
February 23
Book Club - Meets 7-8:30 pm
Meet fellow book lovers, find new favourite titles, discuss and debate!
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
May 1 is the Friends of the Library’s 2016 Books & Brunch at the Gates on Roblin. 
Lara Rae, comedian and Artistic Director of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and 
Catherine Hunter, Winnipeg poet, writer, editor and teacher            Tickets 


February 2 and 4, 12:00 pm
February 3, 12:30 pm and 7:30 pm
Black Hole Theatre Company, 
220 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba

My Apology, Death Knocks and The Query by Woody Allen
What happens when Socrates is sentenced to death, the Grim Reaper makes a bet, and Abe Lincoln answers the age old question: how long should a man's legs be? 

Directed by Chloe Smith, these three plays will please fans of the ridiculous and absurd.

February 5-7 and 10-12, 8 PM
Asper Center for Theatre & Film, Winnipeg, Manitoba
FREE  reserve your seats 

Big Love, a play written by Charles L. Mee
Based on the Ancient Greek myth, watch what happens when 50 brides immigrate from Greece to Italy to take refuge in a mansion of a traditional Italian family, from the men they've been arranged to marry. "That's why it's so awful to fall in love."

Eumenides cast (Olivia, Tessa and Jaime as the brides, Chris as Piero/Leo and Anthony as Oed) will be performing the 5th, 7th and 11th! Nereid cast (Claire, Sarah and Carly as the brides, Chris as Oed and Anthony as Piero/Leo) will be performing the 6th, 10th and 12th! 

Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0C3

February 6 - February 8, 8 pm
$20 for adults / $12 for students, 
at the door or Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music Office

University of Manitoba Musical Theatre Ensemble presents: Street Scenes
Featuring scenes from: And the World Goes Around, Anne of Green Gables, Beauty and the Beast, The Boys from Syracuse, City Workers in Love, Dogfight, Edges, 42nd Street, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Guys and Dolls, Heathers, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, On the Town, Seussical, Street Scene, Sweet Charity, Title of Show, and The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown. 
February 12 & 13, 8:00 pm
Tickets: $20 at the door or at website

Kathleen Hiley Solo Projects 
Three world premieres and signature works by renowned Canadian choreographers, Stephanie Ballard, Margie Gillis, Gaile Petursson-Hiley and Peter Quanz. 
Performer: Kathleen Hiley

February 7, 7 PM - 10 PM
Fools & Horses Coffee, 379 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0T9

Fools & Choruses Concert & Acoustic Jam
First, a concert from Rob and Tom. As in, Robbie Paterson (RMTC) and Tom Anniko (seen recently in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance at RMTC). THEN..... A house folk group and some boozy drinks will help you warm your voices up for our first folk jam.
A standing bass, a couple guitars and some percussion will fill the shop with familiar tunes. Bring your instruments or get up and join the band. We'll have a few extra instruments. 
At the end of the night, we'll pass the hat so you can pay what you can. 

February 9, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music, music building in the Eva Clare Hall, 
65 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2        FREE

Geena Salway Fourth Year Viola Recital
Come join me for my final recital, a nice send-off to my grad school auditions! It will be a fun night with a variety of fine viola music and something for everyone. 
Bach, Suite No. 3 in C Major
Milhaud, Quatre Visages
Brahms, Two Songs for Mezzo-Soprano and Viola
Clarke, Sonata for Viola and Piano

Indra Egan, Piano and Jillian Bonner, Mezzo-Soprano

Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg, Manitoba 

February 11, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
The Conference Room is on the south side of CMU's Campus, at 600 Shaftesbury Blvd.

Sowing Seeds of Development: 
Discussion on the Successes and Challenges in Rural International Development
Beny Mwenda, Tanzania Society of Agricultural Education and Extension (TSAEE)
Panel speakers from The Marquis Project, Mennonite Central Committee, 
Canadian Foodgrains Bank, and the Canadian Mennonite University.
February 12, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
$15 / $7.50 student/unwaged Tickets   

Celebrate Seeds 
Keynote speaker: Dan Brisebois, seed saver, farmer at Tournesol Co-operative Farm, and co-author of Crop Planning for Organic Vegetable Growers 
Guests: Caroline Chartrand (Red River Seed Library), Kelly Leask (Prairie Originals), 
Terry Mierau (Cedar Lane Farm), and (Rachelle Ternier (Prairie Garden Seeds).
The event will also feature local pies, music, and conversation.
February 13, 10 AM - 3 PM
Entrance by donation / Tickets    
Seedy Saturday 2016 - Celebrating local seeds, native plants, regional food, and the beginning of a new growing season. Workshops: 
10:30 – Basic Seed Saving 
11:30 – Advanced Seed Saving with Dan Brisebois 
12:30 – Seed Saving on the Farm 
1:30 – International Seed Saving with Susie Walsh from USC Canada
Don't forget to bring seeds to swap! 
Kids’ activities throughout the day, with snacks on sale from Tall Grass Prairie.

January 24, 2016

Winnipeg is Better Than Chocolate has reached 300,000 visitors!!!

The top ten countries and their regular visitors are:
United States…………………….81,306
United Kingdom…………..………3,587

Folks from South Korea, Belarus, Japan, Thailand, Romania, Spain, Turkey, Sweden, Italy, Indonesia, Israel, Moldova and Taiwan were also among the visitors during the past month! 
A huge thank you to everyone!
Hope to see you again soon! 

Winnipeg Handshake l FITTnatics l Indigenizing Media l MB Underdogs Rescue l Valentine Party l Red Road Lodge l Pancake Fundraisers l Native Women & Film 5 l She Speaks Sweet Talk l Safari Night l Propagandhi l Suburban Hypocrites

January 26, February 9. 2 and 9
Bandwidth Theatre, 587/585 Ellice Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1Z7
Pay what you can

Winnipeg Handshake - Open City Cinema has ventured to southern California and beyond in effort to spread the good word of Winnipeg's experimental cinema. Now these cultural exchanges will come full circle, with an ongoing series of experimental films from San Francisco, Oakland, Budapest, L.A., Portland, and more!

February 14, 8 AM - 6 PM
Lindenwoods Community Center, 414 Lindenwood Drive West, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2K5
Deadline to register is February 1
$20/person to play - in person, message, call 204-801-0021 or email Jared Sweity, to form a team, buy a raffle ticket or donate a prize

FITTnatics 3rd Annual Kidsport-Wpg Vball Tourney!!
The purpose is to break financial barriers that kids face when registering for sports. Last year we raised a total of $2500, this year our goal is to DOUBLE that amount.
Form a team for some fun all-day bump, set and spiking!
We have 2 whole courts, plus you're guaranteed to play 3 action packed games.
Baked goods and t-shirts for sale.
Raffle prizes: $1000 cash, a PS4, a massage package from Dr. Okabe
$75 worth of The Keg gift certs, and Lululemon sports package

February 4, 7 PM - 10 PM
Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallery, 203-290 McDermot Ave
All ages and everyone that is interested in writing, media, and journalism

Red Rising Magazine and Uniter Speakers Series present: Indigenizing Media
A critical discussion on Indigenous representation in media and how projects like Red Rising Magazine are changing the media landscape.  Guest speakers:
Andrea Landry, M.A - wrote her master's thesis on how the cbc covered the White paper, Oka crisis, and Idle No More movements.

Billy-Ray Belcourt - the first Indigenous Rhodes scholar, is an emerging writer who has been featured in activehistory, Blog:

Michael Champagne - featured in Time magazine and included as one of 24 of the world's next generation leaders.

Sheila North Wilson, Grand Chief of MKO, has media experience, most recently CTV.

Kim Wheeler has brought positive Indigenous stories to the media for over 20 years. She produces the hit CBC Radio series Unreserved with host Rosanna Deerchild. 

Manitoba Underdogs Rescue is struggling to pay mounting veterinary bills after taking in 13 stray dogs from remote northern communities. The organization that rescues hungry and freezing dogs is facing vet bills topping $8,000.

It’s heartbreaking. We bring these dogs in from the cold and you cross your fingers that they’re going to be okay. Sometimes all they need is a bit of TLC, but sadly sometimes they’re very, very sick. But you can’t say no. You just can’t. Without us they would freeze or starve, and we just can’t leave them to die alone. Thank you to everyone for your support! - MUR Executive Director Jessica Hansen

Donations are now being accepted at Southglen Veterinary Hospital, 730 St. Anne's Road or by calling 204-452-0077, and on the Manitoba Underdogs Website.  You can donate online 
Manitoba Underdogs Rescue is a registered charitable organization.

2016 Manitoba Underdogs Rescue Calendars are still available!   Buy Now!

Sprockett's Doggy Day Camp, Unit 7-975 Thomas Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 1P7

February 7, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
$5.00 / family 
BTPRSM Valentine's Day Party & Playgroup 2016
Come out and enjoy some holiday fun! There will be munchies for the humans, lots of doggie fun for the pooches, a 50/50 draw and chances to win some door prizes!
All socialized dogs are welcome to attend
February 14, 1 PM - 2 PM
February Playgroup
Do you have Pug, Boston Terrier or a Bully Breed? Well this playgroup is for you!
Are you a little dog who likes to play with these breeds or with his own kind? 
We have a safe, separate play area for you too!
Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba:
Veseys Bulbs and Seeds Fundraiser Spring 2016
Online brochure - order Deadline is March 20, 3 pm  
BTPRSM receives 50% of each package sold. To place an order, please email         

Red Road Lodge, 631 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Lodge, formerly the New Occidental Hotel, offers housing for 45 people and runs an arts and life skills resource centre for residents and community members, many of whom struggle with mental health issues and homelessness.

Mother Hubbard's Cupboard could not be emptier than our Hamper is lately. 
In this cold cold weather, we are tapped out - no socks, no winter coats, no sweaters!! Sure wish someone would get in the closet cleaning mode.

Norwood-St. Boniface Legion, Branch #43, 134 Marion Street

February 9
St. Philip with St. Mark and St. Mary Magdalene: Pancake Supper Fundraiser for 
$7.00 per person / $17.50 per family
Tickets are available by calling 204-237-3650. Or, you can email

Enjoy pancakes, and help make counselling services available to people who need them and are unable to afford them. 
Last year there were pancakes, sausages, syrup, whipped cream, and a berry compote. This year we hope to make the menu bigger.  We will be including gluten-free pancakes.
February 14, 10 am – 1 pm
Tickets at the Branch - $6.00 for adults /children 5 and under $3.00

The Ladies Auxiliary’s Annual Festival du Voyageur Pancake Breakfast 
We will be serving pancakes, sausages and beans.  
Dance and enjoy live fiddling. 
The Office Festival Family, Sorin, will come to put everyone into the festival spirit.
Silent auction and having 50-50 draw.

Feb 10, 7 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB
FREE (does not include Gallery admission)       204.786.6641

Celebrating Female Filmmakers - Native Women & Film 5 features screenings of recent short films by award-winning and emerging Indigenous women filmmakers. NW&F5 is a project of the Women's and Gender Studies Program at the University of Manitoba. 
Filmmaker Q & A to follow the screening.

February 10, Doors 7:30pm show at 8 PM - 10 PM
MAWA Mentoring Artists for Women's Art, 611 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 0J7
Due to content 18+. Suggested donation $5 or pay what you can. 
Physical accessible space.

She Speaks Sweet Talk - A night to dress sexy -speak sexy - feel sexy 
Listen to the sweet sounds of women writers reading erotica, silly sexy, and passionate porny pieces. Treats and a sexy door prize draw!

February 11, 7 PM - 11 PM
Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0N2
Adults Only: Safari Night! Presentations on National Geographic photos, photo safari tours of the Museum galleries, and the Earth Explorers exhibit will be open. 
Cash bar, free pizza, and music by DJ King Cabernet in the Museum foyer.

Bring a camera and go on safari in the galleries, where the "wildlife" is not only photogenic but never camera-shy!

February 13, 7 PM
Garrick Centre, 330 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G6
Tickets on sale at Into the Music, Music Trader and TicketFly 

Propagandhi with Rebel Yell, Mulligrub

February 13, 8 PM
Windsor Hotel, 187 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1Z5
$8 at the door

3 bands will take the stage and rock your socks off!
Suburban Hypocrites, The Sickos and The Lovers

January 23, 2016

McNally Robinson: February Music & Events l Forum Art: Eat for Art l Hot Blizzard l F-Wordz Filmmaker & Spoken Word Meet'N'Greet l Prairie Fire l Children of Prophets Chavurah l Janet Stewart: Stories of Development

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

Ashtyn Walker
Friday February 5, 8:00 pm
Antifolk Singer-Songwriter/Pianist

Two Hip
Saturday February 6, 8:00 pm

Kevin Curtis
Friday February 12, 8:00 pm

Bob Watts Trio
Saturday February 13, 8:00 pm

The Heights
Friday February 19, 8:00 pm

The Burton Trio
Saturday February 20, 8:00 pm

Lindsey White Trio
Friday February 26, 8:00 pm
Groovy Folk Rock

Saturday February 27, 8:00 pm

February 4, 7:00 pm
Russell Field & Bruce Kidd  
Playing for Change: The Continuing Struggle for Sport and Recreation
February 5, 7:00 pm
Grant Guy  On the Bright Side of Down
February 7, 2:00 pm
Genella Macintyre  Tucker Times: The Chase
February 11, 7:00 pm
Robert Freynet  the English edition of Louis Riel, Patriot
February 11, 7:00 pm
Mike Grandmaison in the Community Classroom. The Art of Making a Book 
Renowned photographer and author Mike Grandmaison shares his knowledge of what it takes to make a fine book. Friesen’ Donovan Bergman will provide insight from the printer’s and the publisher’s perspective. A Q&A session will follow. Register by e-mailing 
February 22, 7:30 pm
Heidi Ouellette  A special talk presented as part of our ongoing Meet the Composer series.
February 23, 7:00 pm
Joanne Kelly’s Book Club
The choice for February is Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Call John at 204-453-0424, ex 227 if you have any questions.
February 26, 7:00 pm
Kim Cayer  No Fire Escape in Hell
Providence University College Public Lecture Series 2016
Admission is free – no registration is required.

February 6, 7:00-8:30 pm 
Cameron McKenzie, Ph.D. (Cand.), Associate Professor of Old Testament, 
presenting “God is My Running Mate: The Bible in Contemporary Politics.” 

February 13, 7:00-8:30 pm 
Terry Kennedy, M.A., Library Director, 
presenting “Stories in Stitches: The Social History of the Quilt.” 

February 20, 7:00-8:30 pm 
Bruce Duggan, M.B.A., Director of Buller Centre for Business, 
presenting “Having Dominion: A Christian Approach to the Environment.”

February 27, 7:00-8:30 pm 
Michael Gilmour, Ph.D., Professor of New Testament and English Literature, 
presenting “Knock Knock... Who’s There?...  Jehovah’s Witnesses... Who?”

Eat for Art - A Forum Art Centre Fundraiser

For tickets contact Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street 204-235-1069 or email 
$20 per ticket:
a portion of the proceeds go to the Centre 
Tickets can be purchased anytime before February through our centre. 

Take someone out for a lovely meal in February and help your local arts community. Any dinner time in the month of February, except Valentine's Day.

Pasquale's Restaurant 109 Marion Street, 204-231-1403    204-231-1404  
Mon - Wed 4 - 9:30 / Thu - Sat   4 - 10:00
Choose: Spaghetti Bolognese or Fettucini Alfredo or Spaghetti Primavera
Caesar or Mozza Salad with Pop, coffee or tea

February 7, 1 PM
Hot Blizzard Folk Festival, 15 Tupper Street South, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 1W7

Hot Blizzard Folk Festival is an annual folk festival held in the city's downtown at a large, historic church. 
The festival's signature program features four concerts, an on-stage workshop of Manitoban musicians fronted by local fusion-group High Gravity Stew Brew, and a public jam session.
Enjoy an afternoon of dancing, singing, listening, relaxing, meditating or walking around!

The Hot Blizzard Hippie Bus will be shuttling to Portage la Prairie from the University of Manitoba.  Bus fare - $10/person round-trip. E-mail to reserve your spot on the bus!

February 7, 6 PM
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3

F-Wordz Filmmaker & Spoken Word Meet'N'Greet
Come join us for a night of bonding and pairing of Spoken Word Artists and Filmmakers.

February 10, 7:00 pm
Salle Antoine-Gaborieau, Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, 340 Provencher

Launch of bilingual Prairie Fire issue, called Rendez-vous, a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Winnipeg-based French-language publisher Les Éditions du Blé.
Free admission / everyone welcome / Refreshments by Stella’s / Cash bar

February 10 and 24, 8 PM
Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 0A6
Free | Walk-ins Welcome | Refreshments Served

B'nai Nevi'im: Children of Prophets Chavurah - These often obscure books of the Bible offer a fascinating glimpse into the early history of Israel.

February 10, Doors Open at 7:00 pm / 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
$5 at the door / Tickets  

Globally Speaking - Stories of Development
Hosted by CBC's Janet Stewart
Come hear thought-provoking stories of inspiration and transformation.
Five true stories told by Winnipeggers will shed light on what international development is, who is affected by it, and what really happens when we engage as a global community. 

January 21, 2016

Thunderbird House l Pink Floyd THE WALL l Benevolent Experiment l How the Other Half Loves l Football Fundraiser l Romi Mayes l Bros of the Snow l Dilla Day l Yoga l Shivers & Shimmies l Bellydance

The Thunderbird House, 715 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

February 3, 6 PM
Thunderbird House Arts Committee
Join us as we explore what ARTS programming could look like at the TBH!
We will talk about ceremonial art, art in the house, possible fundraisers, and more! 
If you can express it through art, and it loves, shares, or heals, we want to hear from you!
All community members welcome!
February 5, 5 PM
Tickets $10 each; children under 12 are free 

Dry Dance and Open Mic Fundraiser for Winnipeg's Female Hoop Dance Team
There will be silent auction prizes, music, local entertainers,, face painting for children, 50/50 raffle, and of course, food! 

February 4, Reception: 7.30 pm / Show Time: 9.00 pm
Garrick Hotel, 287 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1H9

Pink Floyd THE WALL
100" SCREEN, Professional Sound System, Vintage Ambiance and Great Drink Prices 
18+    Reserved Seating Only: $5 - $7 (per person)
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February 4, 11:30 AM
Centre for Interdisciplinary Justice Studies, Criminal Justice, 
University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B2E9
Andrew Woolford: ‘This Benevolent Experiment’
Indigenous Boarding Schools and Genocide in Canada and the United States
By conceptualizing an overarching “settler colonial mesh” of striated networks of fields, institutions, organizations, and actors, this presentation charts patterns of destruction in the U.S. and Canada, as well as each nation’s distinct pathway toward redress. 

February 4-7 & 9-13, 7:30 pm 
Sunday matinee 2:00 pm
Tara Players Theatre Company, 
654 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 2V9
For tickets:  $15 or Ayckbourn Fest Pass
How the Other Half Loves written by Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by Jessina Cheffins

featuring: Tim Webster, Anita Daher, Kevin P. Gabel, 
Jennifer Clary-Lemon, Rob Kwade and Dianna Rasing

The early 1970’s comedy is driven by a common theme: adultery. The adulterers try to maintain the secrecy of their infidelities by using a third couple as a cover.  There are suspicions and there is the lack of suspicion, where what is obvious to the audience is not even noticed by the cuckold. 
The play has a single set, which represents two separate, but superimposed, living rooms. The action of the play takes place in both houses simultaneously… what fun!

February 5, 6 PM
Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0C9
Tickets $75 each / $700 for a Table of 10. Contact Larissa at 204-925-5771

Football Manitoba 13th Man Fundraising Dinner & Casino Night
Guest Speaker: Paul LaPolice of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffle and Great Grand Prizes by taking part in the Casino Event.
Grand Prizes include: A Trip for Two anywhere Westjet flies, Jets Tickets, 40" TV

February 5, Doors 8 / Show 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
Tickets $12 at The Park Theatre, Music Trader and online

Romi Mayes 'Devil On Both Shoulders' Vinyl Release 
This is her 6th full-length release.  She has garnered three Western Canadian Music Awards for Songwriter of the Year, two Western Canadian Music Awards for Album of The Year, a Juno nomination for Album of the Year, and various Canadian Music Award nominations.
She has shared the stage with the likes of Levon Helm, Derek Trucks, Ricky Skaggs, Jim Cuddy, and Gordie Johnson.

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

February 5, 9 PM
18+ w/ Valid I.D.
Tickets at Music Trader, The Good Will and online 

The Bros of the Snow Tour with
February 6, 9 PM
Tickets $15.00 at Into the Music, The Urban Bakery, Music Trader 

Hosted by SUPER DUTY TOUGH WORK featuring guest appearances by: 
3Peat, Fenom, Chris Bennett, Keisha Booker, Bazooka Joe

Dilla Day Winnipeg is a memorial to the life and legacy of producer/rapper/musician J Dilla. 
With Super Duty Tough Work acting as an 8-piece live MPC, Dilla Day Winnipeg sees some of the city's best MCs and musicians performing Dilla classics, backed by the SDTW band. 

James "Dilla" Yancey is one of hip hop's most far-reaching influencers.  In 2006, as the result of a blood disorder, JD passed. His legacy has lived on through his music, countless unreleased projects and collaborations, a colossal record collection, the J Dilla Foundation (which focuses on funding lupus research) and the family-owned Yancey Media Group.

February 6, 20, March 5, April 2, 16 and 30 - from 10:00 to 11:30 AM
Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 561 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 0A6

Yoga with a Jewish Twist with Patricia Kovnats
Adults of all ages including teens 13+ are welcome
Registration: 204-452-3711 | email | Free | Walk-ins Welcome

Each class will include gentle movement (yoga) and meditation linked to Jewish teachings and end with a guided relaxation.  
Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat, if you have one. 
We welcome you to attend the service followed by Kiddush at 11:30 and
Torah L’Chayim (Torah Study) at 12:45 PM. 

Feb 6 at 9:00 AM to Feb 7 at 4:30 PM
Dragon Arts Collective, 3C - 91 Albert Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1G5

Shivers & Shimmies Workshops
Pick a couple or collect them all! Instructors include:
The Lovely Lady Elle - Dance Your Sweat On
Asra Bellydance - Dancing On the Spot - Combos for Dancing in Small Spaces
Zafirah - Sequins and Beads, Oh My!
Accalia of Deep Roots Strong Dance - Silky & Sinuous Hand & Arm Movement
Kevla Bellydance - Ballet for Bellydancers
Caasi of Raq-a-Belly dance, Edmonton - Conquering Your Veil-phobia
Aremi of The Lovely Dozen, Grand Forks - Chifti-WHAT? (Musicality for Bellydancers)
Nicola & Amar Egyptian Dance - Ghawazee

February 6, Doors open 7:30, Show at 8 PM
The Rachel Browne Theatre, 211 Bannatyne, Unit 204, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3P2

Shivers & Shimmies Showcase Featuring:
Starfire Bellydance Collective
Accalia Bellydance
Aremi of the Lovely Dozen, Grand Forks
Asra Bellydance
Caasi of Raq-a-Belly dance, Edmonton
Kevla Bellydance
The Lovely Lady Elle
Nicola & Amar Egyptian Dance

NAfro Dance Productions, 109 Pulford Street, Osborne Village, Manitoba R3L 1X8
8 weeks - Feb. 7 - April 10 **No class on Mar. 20, 27**

Sundays, 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Fusion Bellydance Choreo Class: Post-Beginner - Intermediate
Learn an original Fusion Bellydance Choreography.
Perform at year-end production, "Full Tilt" (performing is participant's choice).

Students will be guided through some choreographic methods.
Registration is open to dancers who have taken at least one of the following:
-Spring 2014 or Winter 2015 Bellydance Intensive with Tara & Accalia
-Spring Intermediate Flow with Accalia
-Fall Intermediate Bellydance with Accalia
Sundays, 7:45 - 9 pm
Bellydance Fundamentals - Suitable for beginners + up
Learn Bellydance basics, refine technique, and explore introductory level dance making through improvised group dance (ITS) and short fusion bellydance choreographies. 
Cost: $100 / Drop-In: $15
You may pre-register. Send your registration form & $40 deposit via email & eTransfer  
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