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June 5, 2016

Shakespeare In The Ruins: Richard III l Craig Street Cats’ Grand Opening l Jenn's Furry Friends Rescue l Blessed l Painted Fruit l Heaven For Real l Assiniboine Park presents FREE Music and Movies l Striker l Canada Day Celebrations

June 1-25
Shakespeare In The Ruins, Unit Y 300-393 Portage Avenue, 
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3H6
Tickets or call 204-942-5483 
Wednesday performances are 'pay what you will'
Winnipeg Transit - Handi Transit has extended their service to the Ruins for the entire run! 

Richard III starring Debbie Patterson
We provide chairs and you follow from scene to scene.

Richard will be played by Debbie Patterson, an artist with MS whose real life struggle will lend her a unique insight into Richard’s own struggles. 

What do you do when you’re born disabled and your mother hates you for it? When your brothers see you as only good for menial tasks despite your obvious sensitivity and intelligence? When you’ve fought through 18 years of a bloody civil war? What do you do when your brother finally becomes king? You turn your gaze to the family and the culture that taught you to crush your conscience and abandon your humanity, and you show it just what it is to suffer.

We’re examining Richard as an evil that’s been created by the twisted gaze of those who look at his body. As the play progresses, his disability becomes contagious – he damages or destroys everyone who stands in his way. By the end, he is surrounded by a chorus of the damaged and the dead. 

Beer raffle tickets available at our shows, $5 each, to win $500 worth of beer from around the world.
Better Than Baba's will be a the St. Norbert Ruins after the 2:30 pm matinee and before the 7:30 pm evening show on June 11 and 25 from 5 - 7:30 pm. Their perogies are delicious! 

June 10,  5 to 8 pm / June 11 & 12, 2 to 5 pm
Craig Street Cats, 1421 St James St # 16, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0Y9

Grand Opening Celebration
We're finally ready for a party at our new digs! Come for 3 days of celebration. 
The critters want to show off their new home, and we want to help them do it.

Cindy's been baking, and there will be a selection of her gourmet cupcakes!

Jenn's Furry Friends Rescue is a registered and incorporated non-profit organization. Started in 2012 to help rescue dogs, cats, and other furry creatures, it is run by a passionate volunteer base dedicated to helping unwanted and homeless animals get connected with their forever families. As we do not have a "bricks and mortar" building the way some shelters do, we rely on the assistance of animal lovers in the Winnipeg area to provide temporary housing for these animals.

We are always looking for fosters to provide loving temporary homes for our rescues. If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, please fill out an application or email.

We have been in an intake freeze for a couple of months now due to growing vet bills. While I'd like to say they are slowly going down, I can't. Rusty is still baffling the vets with his anemia and odd blood work. Scamp is being treated for mange and Mindy is about to begin her heartworm treatment. We desperately need help. Thank you ~ Jenn and team

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

June 13 at 9 PM
The Handsome Daughter Presents Blessed, Fox Lake +1 TBA
June 17 at 10 PM 

Painted Fruit (Victoria) jangly wig-riff 'music' 
M&M Meats beefcore porkpop chickenpunk  
Johnny De Courcy (Montreal) delightful aural treatment  
Cantor Dust phantom of the opera  
June 20 at 9 PM
$7 at the door

Heaven For Real (Halifax) - Mark and Scott Grundy, with rhythmic partners Cheryl Hann and Nathan Doucet, have spent two years developing their highly personal musical language. 

Mammoth Graveyard is the music-child of Andrew Vifflanzoff, Bryn Rieger, Vincent Ha and Eric Dugas.

Silence Kit is bringing back the grunge rock sound. Intricate lyrics delivered through raspy, powerful vocals, supported by melodic guitar and heavy punk bass and drums. 


The series is offered free to the public. This year’s schedule features more than 30 events!

SUMMER MUSIC SERIES at the Lyric Theatre presented by Johnston Group

Thursday, June 16  |  7:00 pm  |  Winnipeg Pops Orchestra
Sunday, June 19  |  2:00 pm  |  Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
Thursday, July 7  |  7:00 pm  |  Ron Paley Big Band
Friday, July 8  |  8:30 pm  |  Bed of Roses
Friday, July 15  |  8:30 pm  |  Leanne Pearson
Sunday, July 31 |  1:00 pm  |  Mariachi Continental
Thursday, August 4  |  7:00 pm  |  Ron Paley Big Band
Jazz in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden with support from The Richardson Foundation
Showtimes: Sundays from 3 pm to 4 pm
June 26  |  Connor Derraugh
July 3  |  Helen White
July 10  |  Dave Lawton
July 17  |  Janice Finlay
July 24  |  Jay Harrison
July 31  |  Rosemarie Todaschuk Quartet
August 7  |  Shannon Kristjanson
August 14  |  Grant Jones
August 21  |  Bill McMahon
August 28  |  Klowak Cummings Group
Sunday Night Smooth Jazz at the Lyric Theatre
Showtimes: 7 pm to 8:30 pm

July 10  |  Walle Larsson 
July 17  |  Walle Larsson with guest performers
July 24  |  Walle Larsson with guest performers
July 31  |  Brent Parkin
August 7  |  Greg Lowe
August 14  |  Rick Boughton
August 21  |  Carl Strempler
Movies in the Park presented by Scotiabank

Early Feature (7 pm)                          Late Feature (9:15 pm)
August 5  |  The Good Dinosaur            Jurassic World
August 12  |  Zootopia                         The Force Awakens
August 19  |  Inside Out                       Footloose
August 26  |  King Fu Panda                 Spectre

June 17, Doors at 9:00 PM, Bands at 10:00 PM
Windsor Hotel, 187 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C1Z5

Striker (Edmonton) with special guests Grand Master + 1 TBA

July 1 at 1 PM - 11:50 PM
490 Sinclair St, Winnipeg, MB R2X 1Y3, Canada
Wrist bands - $5 and get admittance to all of the games, except the dunk tank. 
Canada Day Celebrations!
This is our second year of this family event. 
Some favourites are back: the bouncers, the dunk tank, the games on the fields, and face painters. We have added some great new stuff as well. 
From Games2U we have 4 giant hamster balls; also the Video Gaming truck, cotton candy, shaved ice cones, and the BBQ, with pulled pork on a bun as well! 
The music will be going all day, with demonstrations from our dance team, as well as award winning Rose Pointe Dance Company, and our mixed martial arts group. 
We will have a great Silent Auction Prize as well! Boston Pizza will be here as well as their mascot, Lionel.
The nights finale will be ArchAngel fireworks! 

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