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February 7, 2016

Citizens’ Action l James Beddome l We Are The City l Women in Film l Pricing Artwork l Songwriters UNITE! l Arrested Development Trivia l Pity Party l A Salon for Women Writers l Finding Nimoy l Ai-Kon Winterfest 2016

Neechi Commons, 865 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3W 3N9

February 20, 12 PM
Citizens’ Action Brain Storm
We put meat on the bones of the "Citizens’ Action" concept.
Build skills for candidates and citizens who wish to understand and engage in the political process.
How should we build institutional literacy in citizens and potential candidates? 
Who are our natural partners? What is the next step?
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February 27, 12 PM - All welcome
Politix Brain Storm 
With MB Green Party Leader James Beddome
We talk about which solutions the Green Party is hoping Manitobans will embrace. Tweet questions using #PolitixBS

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February 21, Doors 7:00. Show 8:00 PM - 11 PM
The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4
Tickets $17.50 at The Park Theatre, Music Trader or online 

We Are The City w/ Special Guests HIGHS 
The WATC guys have been touring in support of their great new album ‘Above Club’. We Are The City has steadily gained the reputation of being Canada’s consistently exciting, yet markedly unpredictable, cult-bands.

Described by Exclaim! as a band “that seem destined to go places quickly,” Toronto’s HIGHS have been rapidly building momentum with their unique approach to pop music.

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February 23, Doors @ 6:30 PM and Show @ 7:00 PM
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
$10 /$15 at the door. Through PCWM, The Park Theatre, and www.ticketfly.com 

Beyond Bechdel: Where Are the Women in Film?
Public · Hosted by Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba
Have you ever wondered where the women in film are? 
Four panelists, moderated by Merit Jensen Carr (Executive Producer and President of Merit Motion Pictures), will discuss representation and participation in the film industry. Panelists:
Writer and Filmmaker Shereen Jerrett
Emerging Filmmaker Sonya Ballantyne
Filmmaker Cecilia Araneda
Director and Producer, Elise Swerhone
We will be screening the film, Grandma, starring Lillian Tomlin and Julia Garner. 

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February 24, 7 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 those in ACI Manitoba’s Youth Mentorship Program and MAWA’s Foundation Mentorship Program. No need to register, just show up!

ACI & MAWA presents: Pricing Your Artwork 
Art auctions, fundraisers, primary and secondary markets, commercial galleries and art fairs, not for profits and museums… where do you fit in? How much are you worth? Join Alex Keim in an exploration of today’s art market in a fun, hands-on Artist Bootcamp. It won’t provide neat and tidy answers, but through a discussion of different models will help you find marketing strategies that fit your practice.

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February 24, 8 PM
Garrick Hotel, 287 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1H9
Admission: $5 via online purchase
18+ Valid Photo ID

Songwriters UNITE! is about bringing together talented singer/songwriters and creating up close and personal experience between performers and the audience.
Set in a cozy/vintage atmosphere with great acoustics and inexpensive drinks.
This event brings you three gifted musicians from Winkler, MB: 
Derrick Penner ~ Gustavo Goose Peters ~ Warren Friesen
ALL NIGHT ***DRAFT SPECIAL*** $2.25

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

February 23, 8 pm 
Arrested Development Trivia
Registration is now closed  questions? email

1st PRIZE - $50 bar tab
2nd + 3rd PRIZE - $25 bar tab
PRIZES: BAR TABS, MEMORABILIA, INSIDE JOKES
JOKES: FUNNY ONES
HOSTS: UNTRAINED, UNCENSORED
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February 26,10 pm
$5 before 11 pm / $7 after   18+

Pity Party - An evening of New Wave, Synth Pop, Goth, Post Punk and Brit Pop curated by a couple of your favourite weirdos.
DJs: Adam Dyson / Jessee Kowalski / Stevie Dee
Dress the part. Come get as weird as you want to some great music. 

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February 26, 7:30 PM
2-181 Ethelbert Street

Erna Buffie and Ariel Gordon are hosting a Salon for Women Writers.
Bring your books & your ideas! BYOB! Light refreshments will be served. 
But feel free to bring snacks/appies/dessert, if you feel so inclined...

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February 27, 8 PM - 3 AM
The Planit Restaurant & Lounge, 285 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
$10 Cover. 18+ ID Required.

Finding Nimoy - Hosted by Farrison Hord (STATIC)
TRANCE Music Event Showcase (Progressive//Uplifting//Hard//Acid//Melodic Trance)
Exceptional sound & lighting provided.
Star Trek theme attire recommended/optional.
Official Line Up and Set Times
Jason.PA 10 pm - 11 pm
Cyan 11 pm - 12:15 am
Crono 12:15 am - 1:30 am
Shea Von Lowen 1:30 am - 2:45 am
STATIC aka Farrison Hord 2:45am - 4:00 am
Sound Surgeon aka Ether 4:00 am - 5:00 am

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Feb 27 at 12 PM to Feb 28 at 1 AM
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3
$19.50 - Ticketmaster location or online. Fees may apply when ordering online.

Ai-Kon Presents: Winterfest 2016
Manitoba's largest anime convention, will once again be holding their annual Winter Festival.
Join us for this one day event celebrating Japanese animation and culture. 
• Anime Showing Rooms
• Panels
• Vendor Room
• Artist Alley
• Cosplay
• Maid Café featuring custom cake from cake-ology
• Dance hosted by DJ MesoPhunk & SenPi

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