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March 19, 2016

Election Debate l Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Events l ACI: Management Masterclass l Forum Art Centre Workshops & Papers Show l Art Documentation l Gem & Mineral Show l Naomi Klein l Craft Social l Pop Culture Expo

March 23 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Gordon Bell High School, 3 Borrowman Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Manitoba Election Debate on Poverty and Social Policy
We have invited all party leaders to our KNOW Poverty Debate. 
If your organization would like to help, please contact 
This election, let's put poverty on the agenda!   

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Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
1650 - One Lombard Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0X3 Canada    email

March 26, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Muriel Richardson Auditorium, Winnipeg Art Gallery 
$10 at the door (no admission during an audition)
The semi-final auditions 
April 22, 2016, 7:30 pm at Jubilee Place Auditorium
Final Competition Concert with the WSO and the Award Ceremony 
$30 - McNally Robinson, WSO box office, at the door. Students with ID $5, at door only
The three finalists will appear in performance with the WSO  womensmusicalclubofwpg.ca
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April 1 & 2 at Centennial Concert Hall / April 3 at Westman Auditorium in Brandon.
BEETHOVEN, MENDELSSOHN AND A NEW VIRTUOSO
Louis Schwizgebel play Beethoven's Piano concerto No 1 I Allegro Cadence wso.ca/beethoven
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April 7
With a Little Help From our Friends 
gala in benefit of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. 
A tribute to the 1960s in honour of the Air Canada Pops concert Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Dinner, dancing, fabulous live and silent auction prizes, and, of course, incredible live music by the full WSO. 
For info and to purchase your ticket, visit  
April 8-10
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - Andy Maize, Craig Northey, Steven Page, and Glen Phillips with the Art of Time Ensemble lead the WSO in a reimagining of The Beatles' ground-breaking album.  wso.ca/sgtpepper
Terri Clark brings her distinctive voice to the WSO - Girls Lie Too  wso.ca/terri
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April 13 at the Berney Theatre
The Rady JCC celebrates Barbra Streisand’s achievements through a rarely seen documentary I Remember Barbra, plus her first film Funny Girl. Also, a look back at her first and only Winnipeg appearance. For tickets call (204) 477-7510 or visit 
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Don't miss the opening night with Joshua Bell performing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. wso.ca/1617season
Book before April 16 to be entered to win a pair of Air Canada tickets to anywhere in North America. 
Book your subscription before the Early Bird Deadline on May 21 to save up to 45%! 
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April 17, 10:30 am at the Delta Hotel, 350 St. Mary Avenue
The Women's Committee of the WSO’s fundraising brunch  wso.ca/womens-committee
Tickets $65 (partial tax receipt) at the Music Stand at WSO concerts 
or email Shirley Loewen or call 204-269-1912.

Celebrate the spirit of feminist, politician, author, and social activist Nellie McClung.  
Entertainment, silent auction and door prize. 
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April 19 at Westminster United Church
Les Violons du Roy is one of the world's top ensembles specializing in Baroque and Classical repertoire. Les Violons visit with an exciting Mozart-themed program featuring pianist Alexandre Tharaud. wso.ca/lesviolons
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May 7-15 
Alex More is shopkeeper in Barbra Streisand's underground mall on her private Malibu estate. Alex spends most of his days alone, surrounded by the megastar's antique collection. But when "Babs" drops in for a visit one day, Alex's life is changed forever. Buyer & Cellar is a sophisticated comedy that offers an unconventional glimpse into her life.    wjt.ca/buyer-and-cellar

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April 7-8, 10 am-4:30 pm
ACI Manitoba, 4th Floor classroom – 245 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S6
Tickets   Early Bird Deadline is March 22 – $375 ACI member/ $500 non-member
Registration Deadline is April 5 – $400 ACI member/ $533.33 non-member
$225 to attend for 1 day only
For more info and registration phone 204-927-2787, email, or visit / Leaflet

Festival and Event Management Masterclass - designed to inform and inspire anyone involved in the business of creating, managing and developing festivals and events. It includes sessions on key tasks and challenges for festival organizers such as Marketing, Press, Programming, Evaluation, Sponsorship and Fundraising.

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Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba
(204) 235-1069
All are welcome

March 31 Teen Art Day Spring Camp, Game Design for Teens, Kid’s Art Day Spring Camp, Doll Making, Silk Painting and Silk Dyeing. 

April 28 10:00-2:00 pm / April 30 4:00-7:00 pm 
Reserve your spot on April 28th or 30th by emailing Danielle
Artist Drop In  - WORKS SOLD BY FORUM
a collaborative art event to create paper works! 
It is free to create work during the drop in.
Please bring any material donations you could contribute.

May 5 4:00 pm Last day to drop off artwork
May 7 4:00-9:00 pm / May 8 12:00-4:00 pm 
Drop in and create paper works. 
See what amazing small art you can buy from a Manitoba artist.  
Celebrate all things paper with us!
Art Cards, Watercolours, Bookmarks, Prints, Postcards, and more.
All Handmade / All Local Works by Manitoba Artists / All Paper

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April 7 - April 9
Cre8ery gallery & studio, 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4

Visual Artists-Art Documentation Special!
Artists please drop off your art between 12-5pm to be documented, $17 a piece (paid upfront), please bring a USB stick. High-Res. images for website/prints/facebook. 
Pick up will be April 12, 12-8 pm

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April 7 - April 10
Winnipeg Gem & Mineral Show, 1415 Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C3B2

Silver Cove is proud to provide Winnipeg with an amazing Gem and Mineral Show!
We are Canada's largest Gem & Mineral Company, and offer an incredible selection of shows. We can't wait to bring you our incredible selection of stones from around the world!

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April 8, Doors: 6:30 pm Start: 7:00 pm
Knox United Church, 400 Edmonton Street Wheelchair accessibility available 

Tickets General $30 / Student $20 (at U of W InfoBooth, U of M Answers) 
CCPA MB Supporter post-event reception with Ms. Klein $100, includes admission to talk
A portion of the proceeds will be given to the Treaty 3 Women's Group.

Naomi Klein will speak about her bestselling book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate (2014). Klein argues that corporate power needs to be reined in, local economies rebuilt, and democracy reclaimed.
Author of No Logo (1999) and The Shock Doctrine (2007), Ms. Klein is also an award-winning journalist and accomplished filmmaker. Ms. Klein has launched the Leap Manifesto during the Toronto International Film Festival debut of This Changes Everything and is a member of the board of directors of 350.org.

Clayton Thomas-Muller will introduce Naomi Klein. He is an activist for Indigenous self-determination and environmental justice from Mathais Colomb Cree Nation (Pukatawagan) in Northern Manitoba. He works with 350.org, a global grassroots movement to address the climate crisis. 

The event is hosted by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba office. 
Q & A and book signing to follow talk

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April 9, 5:30 Meet and Greet and (optional) dinner 
           6:30 HAAM meeting / 7:00 Guest Speaker
Canad Inns - Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews St., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 3P7

Vicki Burns, director at the Save Lake Winnipeg Project, will talk to us about environmental concerns regarding the lake, particularly in relation to blue-green algae.
This meeting is a must for everyone concerned about our lakes. 
Everyone Welcome!

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April 9 at 7 PM
Bord Aire Community Centre, 471 Hampton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets

Manitoba Craft Social
The Manitoba Craft Council and the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library are announcing their partnership on developing a new hub for Craft in Manitoba. 
Get your Craft on for an evening of fun activity booths, a craft auction, music, food, and dancing – the perfect way to celebrate and support Craft in our province. Funds raised will help with the renovation of space for the new Craft hub. 

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April 9 – April 10
Apr 9 at 10 AM to Apr 10 at 5 PM
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3
One-day passes $10 / whole weekend $18! Ticketmaster
Ages 5 and under are completely FREE!

C4's Winnipeg Pop Culture Expo
Comics and collectibles and anime, OH MY!
Had a C4 Annual Pass at Central Canada Comic Con? Get in for FREE! 
Show your Annual Pass card at the door! 

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