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February 28, 2016

Shakespeare In The Ruins l Gabrielle Funk l Winnipeg Film Group l Not Myself Today l HA²M l Sherbrook Festival l Animal Lover l Full House Trivia l 80's Dance l Prairie Infidel

March 2, 7:30 PM 
West End Cultural Centre
Tickets are $10 and available by contacting the SIR office: 204-957-1753 or email
They will also available at the door.

Shakespeare In The Ruins has gathered 10 local musical acts, and asked them each to perform a few songs, one from their repertoire and one inspired by Shakespeare. It’s a first for Winnipeg, a first for us, and guaranteed to entertain.  Talented Performers lineup:
Fu Fu Chi Chi Choir
Tom Keenan
Deb Patterson
Claire Friesen
Aidan Ritchie
Kevin Ramberran & Thomas Toles
Morgan Thickson & guests
Tristan Zaba & guests
Kortnee Stevens
UofW Acting Honours Class

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March 4, 8 PM - 11 PM 
Lantern, 211 Pacific avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0M5

Dom Esthetica, an exhibition of work by Gabrielle Funk, a visual artist, muralist and community art facilitator.  

A series of portraits documenting the physical, spiritual and emotional journey of a woman striving to excavate and preserve an authentic version of herself while grappling with the clashing expectations of both the lingering internal influence of a dogmatic religious upbringing and the external pressure of a Western cultural framework. 

Dom Esthetica will be on display for the month of March. 
Gallery hours run from 7:30-11:00 PM every Friday and all other viewings can be scheduled by private appointment with the administrators.

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Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3

March 6, 2 PM - 4 PM
Join us for the next Women's Film & Video Network Meet Up! 
Share stories. Exchange contact info. Develop community. Enjoy yourself. 
Free! All women working in film and video are invited and welcome! 
Please bring some group snacks if you can. The WFG will supply hot and cold beverages. 
Email if you can help set up before hand and clean up after. 
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March 10, 6 PM - 10 PM
Aboriginal Filmmaker Collective Monthly Meet up!
6pm-7pm Meet/Discussion
8pm Special Guest Tina Keeper
9pm Roundtable Script Reads
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March 12, 12 PM - 2 PM
The Winnipeg Film Group’s board of directors is engaging in a bylaws review. 
It invites all interested members of the community to a public consultation session.
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March 18 - March 20
French Cinema Festival: Dreams, Escapes & Survival / RÊVES, ÉVASIONS et SURVIE
Tickets 
  
Organized by l'Alliance Française du Manitoba and Winnipeg Cinematheque. Discover films from different times and experience the sophisticated, vibrant and daring films from France. All films come with English subtitles.

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Canad Inns - Polo Park, 1405 St Matthews St., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 3P7

March 11, Networking 7:30 am, Presentation 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Come join your IPAM colleagues for a presentation on: 
Not Myself Today – A Mental Health Anti-Stigma Campaign Overview.
Register email / Questions? Contact us at 204-275-3727

Charmaine Saucedo, with Partners for Mental Health, a national charity dedicated to transforming the way Canadians think about, act towards and support mental health and those facing mental illness, will present an overview of a new workplace mental health initiative called Not Myself Today, an insightful anti-stigma campaign.
IPAM Members – No Charge / Non-Members – $25.00
Members can bring a guest to the breakfast meeting for free!
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March 12, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

HA²M was founded by members of the Unitarian Universalist Church in the early 90’s. Today, HA²M is made up of atheists, agnostics, and humanists. For our members, the thought of church evokes a variety of emotions. UU has no dogma or creeds, and many of its leaders identify as atheist, agnostic, or humanist. So what exactly is Unitarian Universalism? Please join us as we explore this unusual religion. 

We’ll be joined by Stefan Jonasson, a Unitarian Minister and church leader; and Kris Breckman, a former HAAM Member, local church leader, and member of the UU church for over 50 years. Both our guests identify as humanist, atheist, and/or agnostic, so bring your questions for them. 

Charity of the month: The Spence Neighbourhood Association (SNA) currently runs a drop-in program, Monday to Friday evenings, in the Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre on Langside Street. They plan to operate 24/7 on weekends and holidays.
The program targets youth between the ages of 15 and 26 and currently serves an average of 80 to 100 youth every day. It expects as many as 30 participants overnight once the extended hours start. 
Let's help them to offer children and youth on the street at night a safe place.
Donations will be collected at the meeting. Tax receipts for donations over $10. 
You can donate via the HAAM website.

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

March 11, 10 PM
Sherbrook Street Festival Fundraiser with Slow Spirit, Kakagi, Bunny and The Watership
on Sherbrook Street between Wolseley and Westminster Avenue 
The street festival is a celebration of the West Broadway neighbourhood! 
Two music stages, offering all day and evening music by fantastic local bands and musicians. You will be sure to spot amazing handicrafts in our merchant village, learn about a local organization, or pick up some fresh veggies from The Good Food Club. Our family friendly atmosphere has much to offer the kiddos! Discover all the great kid oriented arts & crafts, roaming performers, exhibits, games and activities.
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SLOW SPIRIT / BUNNY & THE WATERSHIP / KAKAGI
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March 12, 10 PM

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March 16, 8 PM

Full House Trivia 
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
Please 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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March 18, 10 PM
$5 before 11 pm

Purple Rain 80's Dance Music by:
WOLFBOY / DJ JUDD NELSON / DJ POWER 97 + MORE
Madonna, Prince, Duran Duran, Culture Club, Bowie, Wham - all those songs that are fun for dancing!

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March 13, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Sir William Stephenson Library, 765 Keewatin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2X 3B9

Prairie Infidel Film Fest focused on the positive aspects of Humanism.

How do we, as non-believers, live our lives, treat each other, and cope with death?
We will explore how people from all walks of life and backgrounds challenge the false stereotypes of atheists as immoral and evil, and live their lives filled with love, compassion, hope, and wonder!

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