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April 27, 2018

Fundraisers l Tim Hecker l Rossbrook House POW WOW l Nature Events l Cavalia Odysseo l Keycon l Multicultural Events l Manito Ahbee l Moulin Rouge Sing-A-Long l Pride Movie & Cocktails l Rattlesnake Music Festival l Beer & Botany l The Laramie Project

Fundraisers

May 12 at 8 PM - 2 AM
Mega Flora, Art City 20th Anniversary Fundraising Party
We are throwing our most lavish fundraising party to date. Imagine a secret warehouse overtaken by nature, where an exuberant garden with audacious flowers has sprung to life. You will experience:
-Live performances by local band Ivory Waves and a top secret headliner!
-a dance party with Dj Co-Op, DJ Hunnicutt and Dj J Jackson
-Photo booth by Luckygirl wedding photography
-Free coffee bar by Little Sister Coffee Maker
-Bar services presided over by mister Josey Krahn
-Food truck vendors on site, including Winnipeg's favourite The Red Ember Pizza!
-Original artworks and handmade Art City merchandize for sale! 
-and more yet to be announced! 

Come ready to party for a good cause. Flora and fauna fashions encouraged!

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May 26 at 10 AM - 3 PM
Alpine Animal Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 2B9

Check out Manitoba Pug Rescue’s Fundraising Yard Sale
BBQ Lunch for $5.00 (hotdog, drink & chips)
Bake Sale / Pugs & Co. Store
All funds raised from the Yard Sale, Bake Sale & BBQ will be going towards vetting of the dogs in our care. Lots of gently used items will be for sale!
We are accepting donations of clothes, shoes, books, toys, pet supplies and anything you would like to donate. (no furniture)

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May 27 at 5 PM - 9 PM / 5 p.m. or 7 p.m. sitting
Inferno's Bistro, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2N5
Tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for children. http://rosamunde.ca/pasta
or call Rosamunde at (204) 952-2955 or Juan at InFerno's (204) 262-7400

An all you can eat pasta dinner with wine/soda in support of Manitoba's Rosamunde Summer Music Academy!   

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May 27, Doors open at 4:30pm / Scotch Sampling from 5pm to 7:30pm
The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, 281 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB
Tickets are $60, available from band members, www.wppb.ca or call 204-291-1997

Scotch Tasting & Cigars evening in support of the Winnipeg Police Pipe Band!
Door Prizes / Silent Auction / Complimentary Pub Snacks, Haggis and Cigars
Winnipeg Police Pipe Band performance!

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May 16, Doors 7:15PM • Show 8:00 - 10:30 PM
West End Cultural Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1Z8
$23 at Into the Music (Osborne), The WECC and online  ALL AGES

Few in the field of explorative ambient music have remained as questing as Canadian composer Tim Hecker. Across his 15-year career he has moved through shades of reflective electronic noise, experiential sound design, and modern composition with a deft touch.

Hecker’s newest opus, Love Streams, takes as its cue the avant-classical orchestration and extreme electronic processing of his previous full-length, 2013’s Virgins, but shaped into more melancholic, ultraviolet hues.

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May 17 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Rossbrook House, 658 Ross Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0M1
In the field across from Rossbrook House in the the Freight House field.

The Rossbrook House POW WOW has a rich history, going back 36 years to it's humble start in a church basement. Now, the POW WOW hosts many community dancers and drummers as well as the participants and students from Rossbrook House.
Everyone is welcome / Kid Friendly

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Nature Events

May 17 – May 21
Manitoba Pioneer Camp
Paddle Manitoba will once again working with Manitoba Pioneer Camp to run Canoe Instructor Training over the May Long Weekend. If you have an interest in national certification, working with camps, tour groups, environmental centres this may be of interest. Skills level course will also be offered during the same weekend.
Paddle Canada Lake Instructor will be offered, along with Tandem/Solo canoeing. Other courses, including tripping, style, and advanced tandem/lake, are possible if requested.

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May 25 at 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Fort Whyte Alive Outdoor Adventure Centre, 2505 McGillivray Blvd, Winnipeg
Info and registration http://www.paddle.mb.ca/

Paddle Manitoba and Wilderness Supply will be supporting a Big Canoe workshop given by Dave Wooldridge. This is a great opportunity for people to get training with the Canadian Big Canoe Expert and developer of the Paddle Canada Big Canoe program.
Dave Wooldridge is an advanced Paddle Canada trainer in Lake, River, Style, Coastal, and Big Canoe programs. His company has taken out over 70,000 people in Big Canoes. 

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Sagehill Stables, 4180 Waverley Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1L5
Tickets 

Open Houses at Sagehill Stables!
Join us  to tour the facility and ask questions about our programs!
See the barn, meet the horses, view lessons and birthdays in progress, and meet our Miniature Horse, Zip! Please don't wear sandles for touring the facility!

2018 Open House dates are every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month:
May 13 and 27  1 to 4pm
FREE ADMISSION OPEN HOUSE May 26  1 to 4pm
June 10  1 to 4pm
June 24, 11am and 4pm for Fairy Tale Family Fun Day. Tours and Zip will be available!
July 8, 22, 12, 26  1 to 4pm

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May 18 at 8 PM
Kenaston & Sterling Lyon Field, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 1E7
Tickets 

Cavalia Odysseo
Presented under a massive White Big Top, this colossal production features over 65 horses and 50 artists! Blending awe-inspiring equestrian arts with imaginative stagecraft, amazing acrobatic feats and cutting-edge technical effects, this multi-million dollar extravaganza expands the definition of performance into an epic yet soulful theatrical experience.

Audiences of all ages are passionately rediscovering the century-old relationship between human and horse. Layers of mesmerizing decor combined with gravity-defying acrobatic and aerial stunts and the staggering effects created by state-of-the-art scenery makes this immense stage a feast for the eyes. This larger-than-life show sends hearts racing, but it is also a feast for the eyes that succeeds in delivering the spectacular with soul.

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May 18 – May 20
The Radisson Hotel, 288 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB
Tickets  For programming and membership costs  http://keycon.org/

When Keycon was founded in 1984, Science Fiction and Fantasy were genres that were only just starting to gain real recognition. You had Dr. Who and Star Trek on PBS, The Hobbit was a mandatory read in school curriculum, and Star Wars was bridging both genres to take the fan base from cult status to mainstream. 

Fast forward to 2018 and we have multiple channels dedicated to the genres, HBO and other major networks putting out book adaptations as well as original programming, and Young Adult oriented authors getting an entire new generation hooked on reading. This is where we find Keycon in its 35th year and it’s a spectacular time to be a part of fandom.

Keycon is Manitoba’s premier Science Fiction and Fantasy Literary Convention. It focuses on science fiction, fantasy and related literary genres in any form. It includes, but is not limited to, writing, visual arts, television and film. 

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Multicultural Events

May 19 at 12 PM - 3 PM / Doors open at 11:15am
Club Regent Event Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3B2
Tickets $20.00 + fees at festival@ccffw.ca or (204) 228-6476 or online
Sale end May 18, 11:30 PM / At the Door (Subject to Availability)

The Western Canadian Croatian Folklore Festival prides itself on showcasing the beauty and diversity of the Croatian culture. With over 300 performers and numerous traditional national costumes (some hand made by the ensembles and others directly from Croatia), a collection of various traditional instruments (played by the Tamburica Orchestras), and the vocal variety in the performances (both acapella and accompanied) the depth and range of the Croatian culture is easily experienced.

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May 19 – May 20
Tyndall Park Community Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2R 1M5

Food Trip - Filipino Food Festival
Savour the taste from the different communities in Winnipeg! 
Truly a gastronomic trip that will leave your taste bud wanting for more!
Kid Friendly
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May 19 – May 20
RBC Convention Centre – Hall C (3rd Floor), 375 York Ave
Tickets https://manitoahbee.tix123.com

13 Years of Manito Ahbee Festival!
Everyone is welcome! Experience and celebrate Indigenous music, arts and culture. 
Check out the Indigenous Marketplace and Trade Show, Art Challenge, Art Expo and more!
• REGISTRATION • 
May 18th – 12:00pm - 4:00pm
May 19th – 9:00am - 12:00pm
• GRAND ENTRIES •
May 19th – 12:00pm and 7:00pm
May 20th – 12:00pm

Specials  manitoahbee.com/events/pow-wow/specials

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May 22, Doors 7:15 / Movie 8:00 PM - 10 PM
The Park Theatre, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9

Tickets $5 Advance / $10 Doors
Tickets available at The Park Theatre, 
Into The Music Osborne, and online


The Park Theatre is proud to present a Moulin Rouge Sing-A-Long Movie Night 
You get to see the movie you love but you also get to sing along to all the great music while the words flash across the screen. It's karaoke, meets movie night. Don't miss your chance to be a part of the event.

Moulin Rouge "A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, on the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet (Ewan McGregor), who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with the club's most notorious and beautiful star (Nicole Kidman)."

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May 24, Cocktails at 6PM | Show at 7PM - 9 PM
The Dramatic Arts Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets $13 + GST / All AGES EVENT 

Pride Movie and Cocktails presented by The Dramatic Arts Centre & Be'TLV
The Bubble (Hebrew: הבועה HaBuah), a 2006 romantic drama directed by Eytan Fox, tells the story of two men who fall in love, one Israeli and one Palestinian. The title refers to Tel Aviv, a relatively peaceful city in a tumultuous region and the setting of the film.
Smoke & Drug Free venue. No outside food or drinks permitted in venue. 
Violations subject to venue removal at the discretion of the House Manager with no refund.

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May 25 at 8 PM to May 27 at 6 PM
The King's Head Pub, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H9
Tickets Visit us at GOLDENOAKRECORDCOMPANY.COM or email us at INFO@GOLDENOAKRECORDCOMPANY.COM

Rattlesnake Music Festival 2018 brings together the best in Country, Blues, and Rock & Roll that Western Canada has to offer. Our event is into its second year, but we're keeping with tradition and sticking it plumb in the heart of the city.

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May 29 at 7 PM - 9 PM
$35+ tax= $39.55 (inc bowl, rocks, soil & 3 plants.) food/beverages not included in ticket.
Register in person - Freshcut Downtown in Portage Place
over phone - 204-943-6514 (credit card), website freshcutdowntown.com
or email info@freshcutdowntown.com (credit card/e-transfer)    
tickets are not refundable and dates are non transferable

Beer & Botany 2018
May 23rd 7PM Little goat food & drink
May 29th 7PM Across The Board Game Café, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1G5
May 30th 7PM McLeod House Tearoom and Giftshop, Stonewall 
June 19th 7PM Carbone Coal Fired Pizza

Order a beer (or wine/cocktails/coffee/tea!) add some food/dessert and join us to make a terrarium to take home!  
McLeod House Tearoom has a Wine Wednesday special so they will be promoting that from 5-7PM! There will also be tea, coffee & snacks available for purchase (no beer).
In the event of last minute sickness or emergency - you may bring a different person or pick up a finished terrarium (or kit) at the shop within 2 weeks of your workshop date. It retails for $34.95+ tax in the shop - so there is no value lost!

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May 29 - May 31, 7:30 PM
Rachel Browne Theatre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets are $15! Please email merakitheatreproductions@gmail.com 
Age recommendation: 16+

The Laramie Project, presented by Meraki Theatre Productions, addresses the brutal murder of openly gay Matthew Shepard, a young twenty-one-year-old man in the small town of Laramie, Wyoming, where the hate crime sparked national debate exactly 20 years ago. 
Meraki Theatre Productions is donating the proceeds to both The Matthew Shepard Foundation and The Rainbow Resource Centre's youth programming in Winnipeg. Cast:
Kira Gregory
Rebekah Lilian
Matt Irvine
Mackenzie Kolton
Tanner Lysack
Hope Margarita
Nelson Mendoza
Dagen Perrott
Veronica Roni Ternopolski
Olivia Ulrich

Director: Taylor Marie Gregory

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