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April 22, 2016

Metal Alliance l Electro Quarterstaff l Jason Collett l Bearfight l Wine & Words l JungleDub l The Vicar of Dibley l Body Soul & Spirit l Youth Gathering l Mental Health l The Provincial Archive l Archer Trivia l Marketing Art l Stakee l The Indigenous City l Speaking Volumes

The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9

May 5 at 6 PM - 11:30 PM
Tickets at Music Trader, Park Theatre and online 

The Park Theatre and Ninjacat Productions present: 
May 6 , Doors 8:30 PM | Music 9:30 to 1:30 PM
$10 Door
Electro Quarterstaff / Escape From Echo Base / Mortalis / Dissolution / Norsemara

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

May 5, Doors at 8:00, show at 9:00 PM
$17.00 Ticketmaster & the Winnipeg Folk Festival office, 203-211 Bannatyne Ave. 
“Song And Dance Man”, the title track from Jason Collett’s sixth full-length album, finds the iconic singer-songwriter back, with three-minutes-and-change and a story to sing. Featuring the bright production touch of Bahamas’ Afie Jurvanen, “Song And Dance Man” covers the trials and triumphs of the modern musician with poignant poetry, contemplative reflections on getting older, backed with an affinity for freewheeling 70s dance music. 
May 6
Tickets $15 and include a copy of the Bearfight album PRIOR to the show

Bearfight's Album Release Party for 'Memories.Jealousy.Truth"
We've been fortunate enough to have some of our favourite bands to join us:

May 6, Doors & Bar @ 7PM / Show @ 8PM
The Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0N2
Tickets  $30 online & at the door, if available

Theatre By The River invites Winnipeg to Wine & Words, an event dedicated to celebrating writing, reading, and yes, wine! Hosted by Lara Rae and featuring a cast of local celebrities and professional actors, the 2016 event will come to life under the Planetarium Dome!

Since its first production in 2010, Wine & Words has celebrated the written works of Canadian musicians, poets, playwrights, authors, and storytellers. Professional actors and celebrities present dramatized readings of new works composed by established and emerging writers to help fundraise for the company's season.

Join us as we celebrate not-yet-published pieces from established and emerging writers themed to Space, Exploration and the Infinite Universe!

May 6 at 10 PM - 3 AM
The Planit Restaurant & Lounge, 285 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
$5   18+
mixtechs deejays presents JungleDub Soundsystem with:

May 6 and May 7 at 7:30 PM
Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, 525 Wardlaw Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0L9
Tickets are $15 - from Rory at MAP - 204.942.8941 - or at the door.

The Vicar of Dibley - A joint fundraiser for the Manitoba Association of Playwrights and St. Matthew's-Maryland Community Ministry.
Based on the BBC TV comedy The Vicar of Dibley is the story of a small English village suddenly faced with the unimaginable - a female vicar! (The Church of England ordained its first women priests in 1994.) Rev. Geraldine Granger tries to win over her parishioners in the face of staunch opposition, through sheer determination and a lot of humour.

Written by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer
Adapted for the stage by Arthur Milner
Directed by Scott Douglas
Starring a cast of Anglican and United Church ministers - Lenise Francis, Ted Dodd, 
Allison Courey, Donald McKenzie, Di Panting, Don Schau, Maureen McCarney, 
Patrick Woodbeck, Helen Kennedy, and others.

May 6 – May 8
Winnipeg Body Soul & Spirit Expo (Spring 2016)

RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 
375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3
Tickets - or by phone at 1-855-985-5000

With the growth of public interest in all things holistic over the past decade the Body Soul & Spirit Expo has been in the forefront of introducing the public the many new options, ideas, concept, product and ways of living that are now emerging in our world.
May 7 at 4 PM
Life after LIfe with Lisa Scrivens
This event is FREE with admission. Be sure to RSVP and get your seat saved

Known as "The Canadian Medium" Lisa Scrivens has been seeing and hearing spirit since the age of 3. After a life-altering visit from spirit, Lisa dedicated her life to connecting people to what is most important by spreading messages of love and hope from Heaven. 
May 8 at 4 PM - 6 PM       REGISTER 

Become a Medium & Healing Channel with Gail Thackray, an exceptional psychic who will give a demonstration of her connection to spirit. She will give readings and healings to participants, cutting chords and clearing auras. Then she is going to show you how to perform the things she does. She will connect you directly to the energy of the enlightened beings that work through her. 
Each person will receive an individual attunement to the energy. Gail will be showing you how to use crystals and pendulums. 

Gail Thackray is the author of Gail Thackray’s Spiritual Journeys: Visiting John of God and 30 Days to Prosperity: A Workbook to Manifest Abundance and star of the new movie John of God, Just A Man. Many report spontaneous healings and a powerful connection just from attending Gail’s events.

May 7 at 8:30 AM - 3 PM
United Way Winnipeg, 580 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C7
Youth from all walks of life are encouraged to attend this free event. 

Building Bridges Through Our Stories: Youth Gathering
Islamic Social Services Association in collaboration with the Winnipeg Foundation, Canadian Muslim Leadership Institute and Community Works is hosting a youth gathering.
This initiative is a direct response to youth voices in Winnipeg. In 2014 the Winnipeg Foundation published the Young Winnipeg's Report Card. One of the main outcomes of the data collected was Winnipeg's youth want to foster understanding, to transcend differences and celebrate the rich diversity of this city.

Join us for facilitated conversation circles, guest speakers and interactive activities.
To secure a spot, as well as communicate any dietary needs, register via the ISSA website

May 7 at 1 PM - 4 PM
St. Vital Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 5C4
Tickets - Cost to Register $30 
Registration not required for enjoying the walk.

Winnipeg March For Mental Health, Hosted by Inspire Community Outreach Inc.
Celebrate your strength by marching with your friends and family.
With Guest Speakers: Angela Taylor of Inspire Community Outreach
                                Joey Cowan, Mental health and addictions advocate
Aly Raposo, 4th year U of M student speaking of her success through mental illness

Registration is for those who wish to raise money for the event, and to promote mental health awareness and programming for our community. Please check Inspire's website for information about how money is used and for what initiatives. 
You will get a T-shirt and a package of coupons/items from local businesses, including a gift certificate from Supper Central!

-Live music performances from local artists: Andrew Raposo and Randi Johnson 
-Transcona pipe band
-Tons of handmade items sold
-Children's entertainment
-Positive Mental Health Information Available
-Don't forget to wear PURPLE to celebrate Mental Health!

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

May 7 at 10 PM     $10
May 11, 8 pm - Registration Full / May 13, 8 pm - Spots Available
Archer Trivia 
1st PRIZE - $50 bar tab / 2nd + 3rd PRIZE - $25 bar tab

To register a team, send an email to 
Subject line - the name of the trivia theme + the date of the event
In the email 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

May 8 at 1 PM - 4 PM
Jordan Miller, Visual Artist & Art Consultant, 2nd floor - 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4
$30 Beginner to Advanced Tickets  
To Register contact or 204.944.0809

Are you confused about social media and how it can help your art career? Learn time saving tips, branding, and what the heck is a #hashtag?
Please bring your smart phone, tablet, or computer.

May 10 at 8 PM
The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1C9
$17 Winnipeg Folk Festival office, 203-211 Bannatyne Ave. and Ticketmaster. 

With his third album, the self-titled Alberta Cross, the band’s mastermind and sole official member, Petter Ericson Stakee, is asking us to slow down. He’s asking us  to join him on the journey he’s made. 

May 11, 7 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery
General admission: $20 / WAG members, students, and seniors: $15

TD Presents: The Walrus Talks: The Indigenous City
Eighty minutes of lively, thought-provoking talks exploring Indigenous life in Canada's cities through culture, business, politics, and more. 
Cocktail reception to follow.
Featuring Walrus Talks from Rosanna Deerchild, Jaimie Isaac, Tom Jackson, 
Lindsay Knight, Neal McLeod, John Ralston Saul, and Zoey Pricelys Roy

May 14
Fort Gibraltar, 866 rue St. Joseph in St. Boniface
Tickets are $75 (a tax receipt will be issued for a portion of the ticket price)
available until May 10 through McNally Robinson Booksellers and from
Prairie Fire Press at 423-100 Arthur Street / call (204) 943-9066 or email   

2016 Speaking Volumes
A Fundraiser for Prairie Fire’s student practicum program.
Readings by Joan Thomas and David Alexander Robertson
6 pm – Cocktails and voyageur-style hatchet throwing
7 pm – Dinner / 8 pm – Readings
Rainbow & Silent Auction!
Meet practicum students

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