April 1, 2016

The Story So Far l Short Shots l Social for Syrians l Happyland l A Little Chaos l Wizzard l Geek Girls l Où on va, papa? l Pet Events l High Functioning Flesh l Craft Sale l PD Seminar l Paint Party | Book Awards l Open Mic l Spring Luncheon

April 14, Doors at 7 pm, Show at 8 pm
Garrick Centre, 330 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G6
All Ages Show
Tickets at, & Music Trader

Union Events is pleased to announce a Winnipeg show with California punk pop artists 
The Story So Far 
Winnipeg's Comeback Kid 

April 14 at 7 PM
U of W Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, 400 Colony St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2P3
Admission is free!

The Manitoba Association of Playwrights and The University of Winnipeg Department of Theatre and Film are proud to present Short Shots by Aspiring Playwrights! Six ten-minute pieces by Playwriting I students have been selected to be cast, directed, and read aloud in an evening of celebration, art, and exploration. The original works, directed by Rachel Smith, are:
42 Red Balloons by Gwenan Guillas
Empire of Dirt by Jeannine Des Roches
I Promise by Maggie Dalkie
The Martingale System by Samuel Nowicki
Squatters by Kelsey Wavey
The In Between by Jon Mourant

April 15, 8 PM - 12 AM
Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre, 26 Molgat Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 1X3
Tickets $15 at the St. John's General Office or by emailing

St. John's College is hosting a rock'n 80's Social to raise money for Syrian refugee students to live in our residence! 
Snack food, lots of prizes and raffles, a fog machine, $5 drinks, and an awesome 80's DJ! 
Come have a blast and make a big difference in the life of a young refugee.

preview performance April 14 @ 7:00 pm. Cash only at the door. 
April 15 @ 8:00pm - opening performance followed by reception
April 16 @ 8:00pm
April 17 @ 4:00pm - followed by a talkback with the cast

The Rachel Browne Theatre, 211 Bannatyne, Unit 204, Winnipeg, MB
$20 students/seniors/industry, $25 regular
also available at the venue, one hour prior to performances. Cash only at the door please.
Not suitable for younger audiences. Mature themes, coarse language. 

Gearshifting Performance Works is thrilled to present
HAPPYLAND - a new creation by Jolene Bailie
Sweat, exertion, power, voices, viewpoints and a whole lot of dancing. With the potency of realism, Happyland questions the nature of control and the reality of circumstance. A new creation featuring seven dancers and original sound. 
Is it happy? Not really, but there are some really funny bits.
Dancers: Krista Nicholson, Jillian Groening, Elise Page, Ian Mozdzen, Leelee Davis, 
Camila Schujman, Helene Le Moullec Mancini
Choreography: Jolene Bailie / Lighting: Hugh Conacher / Sound: Susan Chafe

April 15, 9 PM
Winnipeg Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street, 
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3

A Little Chaos (Architecture+Design Film Festival) 
Directed by Alan Rickman
Set in 1682, this visually splendid and “thoroughly pleasant” romantic drama tells the story of Sabine de Barra (Kate Winslet), a talented and strong-willed landscape designer who succeeds in challenging both gender and class stereotypes by building one of the main gardens at the Palace of Versailles for the Sun King, Louis XIV (comically portrayed by actor/director, Alan Rickman). 
Supporting roles by Stanley Tucci and Helen McCrory (Harry Potter’s Narcissa).

Apr 15 - Doors open at 4 PM. Super happy hour goes from 5 PM - 7 PM
Club 200, 190 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Join DJ Wizzard (Winnipeg), DJ Danthrax (Winnipeg), & DJ Danno (Winnipeg) for another edition of Leather, Bears, & Lace - a Retro Party to celebrate Wizzard's birthday!
The hanky code will be in full effect!
Leather, Bears, & Lace is an all gender inclusive event where we as a community can enjoy, celebrate, & brag our kinkiness in a safe environment.
The kitchen will be open from 4 PM to 8 PM with a full menu & 50¢ wings on special.
Live entertainment happens from 6 PM to 8 PM with a meat draw.
Kinky Bingo with your host Mr DJ Wizzard at 8:30 PM with prizes from Smitten Osbourne. 
Dragons' Lair & Bound and Determined will be on-site selling everything you need.

Club 200 has VLTs, a full service restaurant and a energy filled dance floor featuring Winnipeg's best club music. Club 200 is a gay owned & operated club. Come down for the fun you've been missing!

April 15, 9 PM - 11 PM
Fools & Horses Coffee, 379 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0T9
The event is free

Geek Girls Social Night for interacting with your fellow comic fans, gamers, sci-fi geeks, and all sorts of fandom! Refreshments available for purchase, feel free to bring crafts/art/writing to work on, comics/books to read, and promote any interesting things you have! Mingle, chat, and socialize, and if you want to sit, that's totally fine!
Free prizes and giveaways just for coming and hanging out with friends!
All women are welcome! This event is meant to be a safe space and inclusive of trans and gender-non-conforming fans. Hosted by Samantha, Alicia May, and Hope L Nicholson.

April 15 – April 16
Théâtre Cercle Molière, 340, boulevard Provencher, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7
$20 for members of l'AFM & AF students, $25 for non-members
- Cercle Molière, Tél : 204-233-8053
- l'Alliance Française du Manitoba Tél : 204-477-1515

Où on va, papa? (with English subtitles)
Interpreted by actor Xavier Carrar and directed by Layla Metssitane
The adaptation of a book by Jean-Louis Fournier, who reveals a personal and intimate drama: his life as a father of three children who are each living with a disability. It is through laughter and much tenderness that he invites the audience to discover his experience.

April 15th - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
April 16th - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pet Valu, 27 Marion Street, Winnipeg, MB 

Pet Valu National Adoption Weekend
The whole month of April Pet Valu Marion will be collecting monetary donations for Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba (BTPRSM). Food and supplies will be collected and donated to Winnipeg Giant Breed Rescue. 
BTPRSM will have a few of their Forever Foster dogs. Learn about how our rescue helps these Forever Fosters with medications and special diets.

April 16 at 8 PM - 1 AM
Royal Canadian Legion, St. James Branch #41755 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0E6
Tickets $20 at Bits and Bites Pet Station, 2200 McPhillips, or Amber at 204-782-6440.

Partying for Pets - Hosted by Funds for Pets
Join us for our 5th annual fundraising social! Come out for drinks, dancing, a silent auction, a 50/50 draw, door prizes, a candy table, and a late supper! 

April 17, Doors 9:00 PM, Noise 10:00 PM
The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2
$10  18+

High Functioning Flesh - an Electro-punk act from Los Angeles, USA, executed by electronic body mutants Greg Vont and Susan Subtract.

Arizona’s Body of Light’s two brothers, Alex and Andrew Jarson are no strangers to experimentation within the upcoming music scene.
with local heavy-hitters:

April 17 at 10 AM - 4 PM
Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0C9

Spring Craft Sale, hosted by Before the Bridge Senior K-9 Rescue Inc.
For info email or call 204-799-3338

April 17, 1 PM
Jordan Miller, 2nd floor - 125 Adelaide Street, Wpg, MB R3A 0W4
$30/Artist/Beginner to Advanced Welcome 
To register contact or 204.944.0809

Professional Develop Seminar: Applying for a Call for Submission with Jordan Miller
The difference between CV, artist statements & bios and photo documentation. 

Radisson Hotel Winnipeg (Downtown), 288 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0B8

April 17 at 5 PM - 7:30 PM

Public Paint Party at Resto 12
Join us for a casual night out and find your inner artist! No experience necessary! 
For only $25, you will receive all supplies you need to create a masterpiece!
Enjoy 10% off food orders & $6.50/6oz red or rose wine during this event at Resto 12

Les Prix du livre du Manitoba 2016 | Manitoba Book Awards 2016 
Life Lines | Lignes de vies - Our lives are the sums of the stories we tell.
Join us for the 2016 Manitoba Book Awards Gala as we celebrate the writing and publishing community and the stories that have been shared this past year.
Food, music, and more than $30,000 in prizes will be awarded to Manitoba authors.
Bring your laugh lines too as the the evening will be hosted by the very funny Lara Rae.

April 20 Lounge opens at 5:00 pm / Show begins at 8:00
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
Free Event!

Whiskey House Wednesdays | Open Mic - Hosted by Christy Taronno
The Park is warming up its lounge with up-and-comers, old and goldens, and anyone with a need to share their song in an intimate setting. With feature prices, grab a tumbler, cozy up next to the bar and listen to some acoustic numbers. 
Want to try performing your music in? Sign up now, or simply show up prepared - we'll always leave room for walk-ups! Sign-up to perform

April 30, 11:15 am - 3:00 pm
The St. Charles Country Club
Tickets $75 - call 204-954-7880 or email
The cut-off date for ticket sales is April 22, 2016 / NO TICKETS at the door.
A partial tax receipt will be issued from Friends of the Ralph Connor House.

University Women’s Club of Winnipeg & Friends of the Ralph Conner House 
Guest Speaker: Ovide Mercredi, OM - lawyer, political activist, former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations
We welcome the general public to the beautiful surroundings of the St. Charles Country Club. Come and enjoy a three course, served lunch with a complimentary glass of wine.
It’s one of our main fundraisers each year to maintain the mansion in West Gate.
Raffle tickets are 25 for $20                           
The Silent Auction has unique items from around the world. Cash or cheque preferred. We may have credit card payment available.
Also door prizes and cash bar
St. Charles Country Club is a denim and scent-free environment.

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