February 2, 2016

Art Party l Chocolate Fundraiser l Sharing Circle l Family Valentine Party l Sisters Circle l Fix 'Em February l Classified l So You Think You Can Act l Heartache Hotel l Got Bannock l CPA l The Personal is Political l Arts Juries

DMSMCA, 823 Ellice Ave. 
Mondays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. winter/spring session run until March 21st.

DMSMCA's Art Party!  A different project every week! 
Registration not required. Call (204)774-7005 for more info.
Kids and youth of all ages can come on down to create art projects together. 

Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba (BTPRSM)
P.O. Box 51063 RPO Tyndall Park, Wpg, MB R2X 3C6

Aunt Sarah's Famous Chocolate Bar Fundraiser in support of BTPRSM 2016
We are currently taking orders for the Aunt Sarah's Famous Chocolate Bars. 
To place your order, by February 7, please email us 
There are now 7 Flavours of bars to choose from!
Old Favourites: Aunt Sarah’s Simply Delicious, Simply Caramel, Simply Crispie 
 Aunt Sarah’s Simply Mint; Dark & Delicious; Yogurt, Fruit & Nut; Simply Peanut Butter 
100% Canadian - Made fresh to order.
Each bar sells for $2.00 ($60.00 per case). We will do assorted cases upon request, but will keep it to a choice of three flavours - let us know which three you would like. 

365 McGee Street, corner of McGee and St. Matthews

Tuesdays 10:30 am
Sacred Sharing Circle - the circle respects traditional and christian spiritualities. A lunch of soup and bannock, and continued conversation in community follows. All are welcome.
February 12, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
$1 for adults, children 18 and under are free. - Tickets are required as seats are limited.

Family Valentine Party
A fun time for the whole family!  Beef Chili Supper, Games, Entertainment, Crafts!  
Hosted by Silver Heights United Church. 

Wednesdays until June 29; 4:30 - 7 pm
Ka Ni Kanichihk, 455 McDermot Ave.

The Sisters Circle engages, inspires and empowers the mind, spirit, emotions, and body of Aboriginal girls between the ages of 9 and 13 years. Participate in cultural practices and educational activities, and connect with respected female Elders, and traditional knowledge keepers. 


Fix 'Em February 

The Winnipeg Humane Society is offering 
$5 spay and neuter surgeries in February 
to low-income people in Winnipeg. 

Humane society-subsidized surgeries normally cost $25. 

Cat owners can book appointments online 
or by calling 204-888-7627.

February 17, Doors 7:00 pm / Show 8:00 pm
Garrick Centre, 330 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G6
Tickets (incl. GST) $30.00 + s/c
with special guest SONREAL

Juno Award-winner Classified (Luke Boyd) has been making waves with his trademark style and sound. Now Classified brings his 15th studio album “Greatful”, via Half Life Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company.

The Gas Station Theater, 445 River Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0C3

February 17, 2016 7pm 
$25 in advance or $30 at the door (includes wine reception)
High Five All Star Experience – Buy a 5-Pack and Receive VIP Rewards

Emcee: Lara Rae
Big Daddy Tazz, Jenna Khan, Tracy Koga, Kerri Salki, Al Simmons and Troy Westwood
Judges: Andrea Del Campo (Outside Joke), Pablo Felices-Luna (MTYP) 
and Ari Weinberg (Winnipeg Jewish Theatre)

So You Think You Can Act is a fundraiser supporting the theatre work of Sarasvàti Productions. It will feature celebrities, famous for things other than theatre, testing their acting chops. The audience chooses the winner. 
There will also be fantastic raffle prizes plus a reception!
We are featuring past winners and favourite competitors in an all-star edition. 
Scenes will tackle the theme of ‘Breaking Out’, exploring fame, big breaks and divas!  
Some scenes contain strong language.

Past winners include Ace Burpee (Virgin Radio), Al Simmons and Kerri Salki, Big Daddy Tazz and Troy Westwood.  Last year’s trophy went to the RWB’s Andre Lewis.
February 18 - February 19
Tickets now available at the Gas Station Theatre and Voguefit Canada

Frostbite Circus presents this year's brand new production of Heartache Hotel, a theatrical circus show. Andrea Del Campo, Joe Ackerman and Stephen Halas take us through an eerie old hotel where each room is haunted by incredible acts, puppetry, pole art, contortion, hand balance, aerial, juggling, unicycle, live music, dance, etc. 
Some mature content not recommended for small children. 

Contact Althea 

A grassroots cause to feed the less fortunate on the cold streets of Winnipeg on the first and third Sunday of each month.  We go out regardless of the weather.  Please dress to be outside.  We are family friendly!  Come and be part of the village!
We meet at North Centennial Leisure Facility, 90 Sinclair St. starting at 11 am.
We cook, prep food items, and head down to Main St, at Dufferin Ave. for 3 pm, where we hand out lunch to 150 hungry people.  We feed all races, all ages.  No one is turned away.
We accept clothing donations directly to the street during the day of lunch.  Boxes are a good method of delivery.
Toiletry donations are accepted.  Please give directly to the Bannock Lady herself.
Goodies are welcome, they deserve a treat now and then too!

February 18 - February 20
Asper Centre for Theatre & FilmWinnipeg, Manitoba
$20 Adults / $15 (students / youth / seniors) - online or from the performers 

Collective Corps presents Intermedia artist Freya Björg Olafson’s new performance work CPA [Consistent Partial Attention]. The performance offers a paradoxical meditation on what it means to be present in our contemporary screen-obsessed world. In partnership with dancers, Lise McMillan of Winnipeg and James Phillips of Montreal, Olafson constructs an experience which interrogates the impact of technology on our bodies and psyches.     Video Trailer 
Lighting Design: Hugh Conacher / Costume: Wanda Farian / Set: Andrew Beck

February 18, 6 PM
SMD Building, Room 202, 825 Sherbrook Street

The Personal is Political: PCWM General Meeting
The aim will be to initiate thinking critically for the upcoming provincial election.
Three speakers, Sally Papso, Sara Usman, and Alexa Potashnik, will highlight the ways in which policy alters and impacts us.  Please join us at this story-telling event, to connect women and their lives to political and proactive thought. 
This event is free, light refreshments will be provided. 
Free parking in the SMD Building parking lot; register with the security desk.

February 18, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
MAWA Mentoring Artists for Women's Art, 611 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 0J7
Tickets: $10 for members of ACI or MAWA, $20 for non-members
free for artists involved in ACI Manitoba’s Youth Mentorship Program and MAWA’s Foundation Mentorship Program.  No need to register; just show up!

ACI & MAWA present: How Arts Council Juries Work
Diana Thorneycroft will lead a discussion on how an arts council jury works. You will participate in a mock jury, revealing the joys and challenges that are integral to the system.

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