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April 8, 2016

Vision Quest l TPM Salon l Henry IV l Angle of Repose l Oak Hammock Marsh l Spring Into Summer Art Sale l Comedy Showcase l Said The Whale l WASTER l Spring Kids’ Sale l Call For Submission l Ellen Gabriel

May 17 to 19 
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg
Register by the Early Bird deadline of April 12 to save $80 

The Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show 
FREE PUBLIC ADMISSION: May 18 (8:30 am to 6:30 pm) / May 19 (8:30 am to 2:30 pm)

TWO KEYNOTE PRESENTERS:
Inez Point, award-winning pop music artist with powerhouse talent and universal appeal. 
Joe Roberts is President and CEO of a successful multimedia company, who has faced and overcome many challenges. 

Vision Quest is pleased to offer certification courses as an exclusive opportunity for Conference delegates. 
Two courses will take place concurrently on Tuesday May 17 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

The Gala Banquet on Thursday evening includes a three-course dinner, presentation of awards for the Dragon’s Quest Business Plan Competition and Steve Prince Memorial Bursary, cultural presentation by Plains Ojibway Singers and Dance Troupe, artistry by Shawna Grapentine, and entertainment by singer/songwriter Don Amero and Elvis Tribute Artist Corny Rempel, both of whom have garnered multiple awards and nominations.

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April 18 Doors open at 6:00 PM / Show 7:00 PM - 10 PM
Times Changed High and Lonesome Club

Theatre Projects Manitoba's final Salon of the 2015/16 Season. New work from company in residence Make/Shift Theatre, special appearances from One Trunk Theatre and more!

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April 19, 2016 – 7 pm
April 20, 2016 – 1 pm and 7 pm
April 21, 2016 – 1 pm SOLD OUT
Asper Centre, University of Winnipeg, Entrance on Balmoral

$10 per person
$30 per family (Two adults and their children living in one household)
Bulk Discount Rates – please contact Such Stuff Players for more information.

Shakespeare In The Ruins presents
Henry IV by William Shakespeare
directed by Karen Ridd and Marilyn Firth
cast and crew from Such Stuff Players

For a small cost, Such Stuff Players can provide a classroom lesson plan and/or a cast visit. 
For more information on this program, email info@suchstuffplayers.com

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April 21 - April 23, 8 PM
The Rachel Browne Theatre, 212 Bannatyne Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3P2
For tickets please call 204-452-0229

The remount of Brent Lott’s arresting duet Angle of Repose, the World Premieres of duets by former WCD dancer Lesandra Dodson and former WCD Artistic Director Tedd Robinson and a Sneak Peek into Brent Lott’s new full length work for next season, Flight of Fancy. 

Robinson’s duet is a Co-Presentation with Alexandra Elliot Dance and features Winnipeg dance artists Alexandra Elliot & Ian Mozden

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phone: (204) 467-3300 or email

April 21 - 8 p.m. 
Astronomy Night - Telescopes
Find out what equipment best suits your needs.
A special theatre presentation by Gerry Smerchanski, followed by a stargazing session.
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April 22 
Celebrate Earth Day! Watch presentations that promote a green lifestyle.
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April 23 & 24, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on both days. Cost based on structure selected. 
Nest Fest - Learn how to attract birds and bats. Build your own nesting structure. 

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April 22 opening reception 7 pm - 9 pm
April 23  10 am - 5 pm / April 24   12 noon - 4 pm
Local Colour Art Group, 180 Poplar Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 2C3
Free admission / Visa and Mastercard accepted  

Spring Into Summer - Annual exhibit and sale of members' art.
Draw in support of The Together in Elmwood (TIE) parent and child coalition.

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

April 22 Doors 8 / Show 9 PM - 11:45 PM
$10 from The Park Theatre, Music Trader or online

It’s time for another Winnipeg Comedy Showcase!
Featuring Tyler Penner, John B. Duff, Ashley Burdett, Rory Tracey, Benji Rothman, and H.U.N.K.S. 
Hosted by Jared Story
Over the last two years of doing this show we have built up a strong following. April 22nd is the one night to see them all performing their best material. This is no open mic, there are no amateurs here. Only the best. 
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April 27 at 9 PM - 11:30 PM
Tickets at The Park Theatre, Music Trader, or online 

An Evening with Said The Whale 
We are happy to have them stopping in again to play a bunch of new songs along with the STW hits. The Juno-award winning group have committed to a tour with a full set of songs. 

This tour will be a way to test out new songs and work them out in a live setting before we head into the studio this summer.. This is going to be an exciting challenge. - Band frontman Tyler Bancroft

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April 23 Doors at 9:00 PM
Windsor Hotel, 187 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1Z5
18+ W/ Valid I.D.
Advance Tickets available at Music Trader

WASTER, OCCULT HAND & DIEFENBAKER  

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April 23 at 9 AM - 12 PM
Westwood Community Church, 401 Westwood Drive, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K1G4
Admission is $1 and 12 and under FREE!!

Spring Baby / Kids & Teens Spring Sale 2016
Baby and kid related items. From clothes to accessories to furniture, strollers and toys! 
There will also be teen/young adult items. 
Check out the bake table as well. 
Please don't forget to bring your tabs for Keeping Tabs on Jacoby and/or a non perishable food item to be donated to LUNCHES WITH LOVE!! 

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Apr 24 at 12 PM to May 7 at 12 noon
Cre8ery gallery & studio, 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4

Call For Submission: 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall, 2017 exhibition
Only 99 pieces will be accepted. It will be juried. You must be a current member at the time of submission and a member at the time of the exhibition in January 2017. Each participant must produce new works, never shown at cre8ery, no larger than 20” x 20” including frame. Sculptures will be accepted provided they are smaller than 24”.

Artworks must be for sale, valued at $199 or less. 25% will be retained by the gallery.
Fee at the time of signing contract: $20 total for 2 or 4 pieces.
You will receive invites from the gallery, you will be responsible for inviting people to the exhibition. Cre8ery will market the show as usual.

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April 27, doors open 6:00, and program 7 - 9 PM
Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0C9
Tickets - Mc Nally Robinson, the Info Booth - U of W, the Answers Booth - U of M, 
Neechi Niche, 865 Main St. and on line
The Institute for International Women's Rights - Manitoba is pleased to host a very special evening: Local to Global 2016, with Ellen Gabriel
Age of Reconciliation: Restoring the Roles Women Traditionally Play

All proceeds will support 3 charitable organizations:
MATCH International Womens Fund (for projects led by Indigenous women)
Mohawk Language Custodian Association
the Global Citizenship Scholarship Fund for students studying and working for international women's rights at the University of Winnipeg, Global College.

Katsi’tsakwas Ellen Gabriel was chosen by the People of the Longhouse and her community of Kanehsatà:ke to be their spokesperson during the 1990 “Oka” Crisis to protect the Pines from development. 
For the past 25 years she has worked diligently as a human rights and environmental advocate for the rights of Indigenous peoples and to sensitize the public on the history, culture and identity of Indigenous peoples.

Ellen is the former president of the Quebec Native Women’s Association. She is a cultural consultant for the Kanehsatà:ke Onkwawén:na - Niión:kwarihoten (Language and Cultural Center). She is a vigilant advocate for gender equity, justice for murdered and missing Indigenous women; the revitalization of Indigenous languages, culture, traditions and Indigenous peoples' rights to self-determination.

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