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January 3, 2019

Oak Hammock Marsh l West End News l Crystal Therapy Workshops l Casual Music Nights l Comedy Events l Music & More at West End Cultural Centre l Forthwith Festival l Chicago l Paddling Drop In l Fundraisers l Romeo & Juliet

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre on highway 67 between highways #7 and #8. 
For more information call (204) 467-3300 or email:
Check website for more info and events

January 6, 13 and 20 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Decoy Carving Workshop - Canvasback
Pre-registration - $110 for members, $130 for non-members
January 12 - 1 p.m. 
Join us for a snowshoe walk in the marsh followed by hot chocolate by the fire. 
Pre-registration - $12 for members, $20 for non-members
January 13 - 1 p.m. 
Birding Hour Workshop - Where to find birds in Manitoba
Pre-registration - $6 for members, $14 for non-members
January 17 - 7 p.m. 
Astronomy Night - Meteorites
Meet Ralph A. Croning, author and astronomy enthusiast
An observation session from the rooftop if we have a clear sky.
$5 for members and $10 for non-members
January 27 
First Goose of the Year Contest Launch
Many fun activities are planned for this day. Enter our First Goose of the Year contest which closes on February 28, or when the first goose is seen.

West End News

The West End 24 Hour Safe Space (WE24) for youth will be open every night 
from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. until March 31.
WE24 Outreach Workers can be reached at 204-333-9681 

DMSMCA Resource Centre, 823 Ellice Avenue (at Arlington)

Homeowner Series Workshops
Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 
To register call 204-774-7005 or email

Daniel McIntyre/St. Mathews Community Association and local contractor Custom Cut Corners team up to bring you another series of hands-on workshops that will save you time and money.
January 15 - Introduction to Plumbing
January 22 - Basic Drywall Repair
January 29 - Building Envelope and Insulation
February 5 - Research the history of your house
February 12 - Introduction to Flooring
February 19 - Introduction to Electrical 
February 26 - Building a Fence
We are a Call2Recycle drop off and accept household batteries, single-use batteries and old mobiles. (NO other electronic waste, please.)
The drop-off box is in our resource centre. For more information on what can be recycled: 

January 26, Doors open at 7:30pm / 8-11pm
Scandinavian Cultural Centre, 764 Erin Street
Tickets $15 each, reserve in advance at

A winter celebration with singing and dancing to the music 
by the Drifters from Lac du Bonnet and the Ice Queens of the North.
Ice bar, candle lit northern hall, and light flat bread lunch.

Divine Clarity, 2071 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0K9
Register for Basic and Advanced Crystal Therapy and save $15!
A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required at time of registration. 
Balance is due at the start of the workshop. 

January 25, 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Tickets $92.40 (includes GST). Register online or call 204-223-8778 
Includes $10 credit towards crystals and gemstones at Divine Clarity (picked the day of class), and a handbook.

Basic Crystal Therapy Workshop
January 26, 2019 at 9 AM – 5 PM
Tickets $204.75 (includes GST)  Register online or call 204-223-8778 
Includes Manual and Certificate 
Those who have taken the Advanced class in the past may retake it for 50% off.

Advanced Crystal Therapy Workshop

Casual Music Nights

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

January 25, 10 PM – 2 AM
18+ with valid ID

Big Fun Festival presents Snotty Nose Rez Kids 
with special guests: Malcolm-Jay and A Hyped Conquest presented by Studio 393

Snotty Nose Rez Kids are a hip-hop duo from the Haisla Nation. Zazaxsmalis, known as Yung Trybez, is a writer, rapper, photographer and spoken word artist. Wa’tla’ka, known as Young D or D, is a songwriter/rapper who was born and raised in Kitamaat Village. 
Together they are the Snotty Nose Rez Kids.

Malcolm-Jay is an award-nominated hip-hop artist who has performed his socially conscious and self-reflective writing around the world for nearly a decade. His energy, honesty and passion permeate his music.

A Hyped Conquest is a collective showcase from the young artists of Studio 393, an arts youth drop-in located in Portage Place and a satellite of Graffiti Art Programming.

Big Fun Festival Safer Spaces Policy:
January 27, Doors 7 | Concert 8 PM – 11 PM
Tickets $12 Advance | $17 Door

Jazz Winnipeg's NuSounds Series Presents:
Woodwind Specialist Sean Irvine, with Synesthesia artist Alexandra Hasenpflug

The concert visits 10 countries, reimagining their traditional folk songs within the linguistics of the Jazz dialect. Accompanied by Andrew Littleford on trumpet, Will Bonness on piano, John Baron on bass, and Kevin Waters on drums, this promises to be an exciting trip.

Painter Alexandra Hasenpflug has appeared as a guest on the renowned TEDTalks series. Alexandra will be painting throughout the concert. 
A collection of her original works available for purchase.

January 26, 9 PM – 12 AM
Nashville's Winnipeg, 826 Regent Ave W, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3A8

The Main St Exiles’ Rolling Stones Tribute
With special guests Big Heist Brass Band!

January 27, 2PM DOORS / 3PM SHOW       ALL AGES
Club Regent Event Centre, 1425 Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3B2

The Inclines - Sweet Dreams Of Patsy Cline, featuring Michelle Anseeuw

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

February 3, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Canzona's 30th Anniversary Gala
Founded in 1989 by Henry Engbrecht and a group of enthusiastic young singers, Canzona has performed major works of the Baroque at the highest level for thousands of audiences. Come celebrate the past, present and future of Canzona with some old and new music for choir and Baroque instruments!
February 7, 6:30 PM – 10:55 PM

Ninjacat Productions and The Park Theatre present Corrosion of Conformity  

February 6, 8 PM – 11 PM
330 Garry St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2G7

Dan Mangan is a two-time JUNO award-winning & two-time Polaris Music Prize listed musician and songwriter. Dan’s 5th full length More or Less, an album about witnessing birth, and in some ways rebirth, and features singles “Troubled Mind”, “Fool For Waiting” and “Just Fear”. In 2017, Mangan co-founded Side Door, an online platform that connects hosts with artists for intimate performances in unique spaces. 

February 8, 2019 at 8 PM – 11 PM
Anavets - John Osborn VC Unit #1300-1395, Ellice Ave, Wpg, MB R3G 0G3
$5.00 cover charge. 50/50 draw. Happy hour prices at the bar.

Come celebrate Valentines Day early with Winnipeg's own Latino Rock Band, El Leon!
With a wide variety of genres, and versatile musicians, El Leon is able to entertain crowds with Ska, Reggae, Cumbia and Rock. 

Comedy Events

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

January 26, Doors 6:30 pm / Show 7:00 PM – 9 PM
Tickets $20 at the Park Theatre, Into the Music Osborne, and online

We Ain't Terrorists, A Comedy Show
Starring: Ali Hassan (StandUp Ali) & Dave Merheje

We Ain’t Terrorists is a live stand-up comedy show inspired by the real-life experiences of comedians Dave Merheje and Ali Hassan (Lebanese-Christian and Pakistani-Muslim, respectively) who explore the stereotypes, misconceptions, and misunderstandings that they regularly face, inside and outside of their own communities. 
We Ain’t Terrorists is also a socially poignant show that strives to counter the tide of prejudice that exists in this country and globally... all the while spreading the love, relateability and laughter!

Ali Hassan is a stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. He honed his solo show, Muslim Interrupted, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016. He has performed in 16 Canadian cities, including at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal. 
Ali is also the host of Laugh Out Loud (CBC Radio One, SiriusXM), and a frequent guest-host of q, the leading arts and culture program in Canada, and the host of CBC’s battle of the books, Canada Reads.

Dave Merheje has won the Just For Laughs ‘Homegrown Comic Competition’ and NOW Magazine's ‘Best of Toronto Award’ for Best Male Stand-up. Dave has taken his act across the world. He was a regular contributor on MTV Live and recently joined the cast of Mr. D on CBC. Dave also just released his own live comedy special Bad Grammar, Good Friend.
February 6, Doors 6:30 pm / Show 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Tickets $30 plus fees in advance, or $40 at the door

ANONYFAMOUS - Steve Patterson is one of Canada’s quickest wits. As host of CBC’s The Debaters and The Debaters Live On Tour, he’s made many of Canada’s funniest comedians even funnier. As a solo standup comedian Patterson proves that standup comedy can solve problems, even if only half-kiddingly. 

West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1Z8

February 1, 8 PM – 11 PM
Tickets at the WECC Box Office, online, or at both Into The Music Locations

Ariel Posen - Singer/songwriter. Internationally-renowned guitarist. Producer. Solo artist. Member of The Bros. Landreth. 
The Bros. Landreth won a Juno Award for their debut album, Let it Lie. How Long marks Posen's solo debut, showcasing his talents as an instrumentalist and as a diverse songwriter.
February 2, 8 PM – 11 PM
$25 General /$30.00 Mezzanine

Don Ross has toured since 1989, and has played with symphony orchestras in Canada and Germany. He composes scores, and does production and recording engineering. Don plays acoustic guitar, electric guitar, slide dobro and lapsteel guitar, harp guitar, piano, keyboards, bass guitar and drums. 

Calum Graham plays both the Acoustic as well as the Harp Guitars. His music embraces elements of folk, world, and blues. Graham just recently released his fifth studio album 'Tabula Rasa’, which introduces his soulful vocals to his audience. 
February 3, 2 PM – 4 PM
This workshop is free of charge and open to all ages! 
To sign up or for information, email, or call (204)783-6918

Songwriting with Keri Latimer
With her alt-folk group Leaf Rapids and previous band Nathan, Keri has been touring internationally for 15 years. She plays the theremin and scores music for film. 

Career highlights include solo performances with the WSO. She has contributed music for films including the Academy Award nominated feature film Frozen River by Courtney Hunt.
February 8, 2019 at 8 PM – 11 PM
$25 @ the door / $20 at the WECC box office, both Into The Music locations, online

Thoughtful lyrics and charming performances have earned Danny Michel a devoted fan base, nominations for three Juno awards, The Polaris Prize, and The CBC’s "Heart Of Gold", and most recently winning the CFMA's "Producer of the year" and "Oliver Schroer Pushing the Boundries" Awards. 
February 10, 11 AM – 4 PM

Valentines Fling · Hosted by The Half Moon Market
More artisans! More sweetness! 
Visit for more info

February 1 – 3
Forthwith Festival, 171 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1

Forthwith Festival 2019 - We will present an eclectic and bold selection of visual artists and live acts ranging from Industrial Techno to experimental sets with DIY electronics. Concerts, workshops and installations will be hosted at Forth, Videopool Media Arts Centre and at new and adventurous places across Winnipeg.

February 6 - 9, 7pm nightly    4 Dates 
Fame Nightclub, 279 Garry Street, Wpg, MB R3C 1H9
Friday and Saturday stay and party after the production 
and meet the cast!

Fame Nightclub and Pizza Party Productions Present Chicago
The roaring twenties in Chicago, two vaudeville murderesses, Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, are locked up in Cook County Jail and find themselves on death row together fighting for fame, fortune, and acquittal. 
In a period where jazz is everything, come experience our own Chicago Jazz Club and have our incredible cast Razzle Dazzle you.

Alex Herzog as Roxie Hart
Stephanie Sy as Velma Kelly
Ryan James Miller as Billy Flinn 
Tobias Hughes as Amos Hart
Debbie Maslowsky as Matron "Mama" Thorton
Jacqueline Nicole Wellwood (Harding) as Mary Sunshine
And Joseph Sevillo, Alyssa Crockett, David Fox and Emma Lennea Stefanchuk 

Directed and Choreographed by Jillian Willems
Musical direction by Paula Potosky
Associate Musical direction by Cuinn Joseph

February 9, 2019 at 5 PM – 7 PM
Joyce Fromson Pool, 25 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Register online or call (204) 474-6100
Cost $19 per person. Pre-requisite skill: wet exit & ability to swim.

Paddling Drop In - Course #6809
Join us for a fun night of paddling! Play, work on skills and even try some new skills. 
A limited number of kayaks are available, but you can bring your own boat. 
lease ensure your boat is completely clean. 


February 9, 9 AM – 1 PM
The Forks, 1 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4L9
Registration and Information

Beat the Cold Winter Triathlon 
for people experiencing homelessness on the coldest nights of winter. 
A 5 km run, 5 km bike and a 5 km skate along the river trail. 
Race all three sports solo or find two friends and enter as a relay team. 
Your participation will help support 1JustCity’s overnight emergency warming centre, Just a Warm Sleep which invites up to 25 homeless people into Oak Table to get a safe warm sleep every night from January through March. 
Create a pledge page individually or as a team (max 10/team) at the bottom of the registration page. Prizes will be awarded! 

February 9, 10 AM – 3:30 PM
Canad Inns Club Regent, 1415 Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3B2
$2 Entry Ticket eligible to win A $100 cash door prize!  Kids Are FREE!
Portion of the Proceeds to Children's Rehabilitation Foundation

Cupids And Cameos 2019 - Craft/Food /Vendor Show
Craft & Vendor “Shop 4 Your Sweetheart Show
Sweetheart Swag Bags to our First 50 Shoppers!

Shop 40 + Tables filled with Gifts for your Sweetie!
Arts & Crafts / Home & Garden / Bath / Body / Face / Health & Wellness /
Handcrafted Jewelry / Valentine Decor / Specialty Sweets / Treats + MORE!
Silent Auction Raffle Tickets available for Purchase.

February 9, 7 PM – 10 PM
Cre8ery gallery & studio, 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4
$20 per artist, from
Includes 1 free 'drink' (pop, water, juice, wine, beer, sangria) and a light snack

Cre8ery drink & draw mini FUNdraiser
Artists bring dry media, paper. We have tables, chairs, and small standing easels. 
Maximum is 26 artists. 

Main Street Project Inc. is playing host to the Coldest Night of the Year fundraising event.
On February 23, we will be walking and raising funds to help create a new and critically needed shelter space in our city, and we need your help!
To be a part of this event, please click on the link:

Feb 13 - Feb 17      5 Dates
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C3

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet! 
Shakespeare’s beloved star-crossed romance Romeo & Juliet is a timeless masterpiece. Set to Prokofiev’s gorgeous score, against a sumptuous setting in 16th century Verona, the magnificence and grandeur of Rudi van Dantzig’s full-length production captivates with its riveting sword fights, compelling drama, and breathtaking choreography.