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May 24, 2019

Architecture Events l Book Store Events l Saturday Morning Cartoons l Dancing l Musical Events l Community Events l Fundraisers l Keeping the Fires Burning

Architecture Events

May 30, 7:30 PM – 9 PM
Rady JCC, 123 Doncaster Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3N 2B3

Morley Blankstein Architecture+Film Series presents City Dreamers, a film about four forward-looking architects - Denise Scott Brown, Phyllis Lambert, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander and Blanche Lemco van Ginkel. - who have helped shape our cities. This film is for anyone who cares about what makes cities work for people.
Directed by Joseph Hillel / 2018, Canada/USA, 81 minutes

June 26, 7 PM – 8:30 PM
Pantages Playhouse Theatre, Market AveMarket Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P7

Terra cotta architecture tour · Hosted by Winnipeg Architecture
Did you know that many of Winnipeg's "stone" buildings are made of clay?
Winnipeg’s terra cotta collection is large and essentially complete. It is an unparalleled sampling in North America of the variety, versatility and beauty of this material. Join us for a tour through Winnipeg's downtown to learn more about terra cotta, of Winnipeg's history and to view this wonderful collection of architecture.

The Winnipeg Architecture Foundation free tour, led by Gail Perry, will take about ninety minutes. All surfaces will be wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Book Store Events

June 1, 10 AM – 10 PM
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 2A6

International Tabletop Day
We will have tables and chairs set up for casual gaming. Drop in any time and play! 
No need to register, and there are no fees involved. There will be demo sets for you to use, or you can bring your own games, or you can purchase something new off our shelves!
There will be prizes and discount vouchers!
Open to everyone of all ages. We ask that children be accompanied by an adult.
Snacks and refreshments will not be provided. Bring your own or purchase from Prairie Ink.
Come alone, with a friend, or with your group and stay for as long as you'd like.

Book Signing, hosted by Vector11 Studio
Daniel McMillan, Science Fiction & Fantasy Author, will be launching his new book, Eve of Ascension. Meet Daniel and get your copy signed. Reviews are on the Indigo site (5-star rating), and on Goodreads  (4.5-star rating).
June 1, 11 AM – 4 PM
Indigo Kenaston Common, 1590 Kenaston Blvd., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 0Y4
June 8, 1 PM – 3 PM
Friendly Neighborhood Comic Shop, 1700 Pacific Ave, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 7L9

June 5, 7 PM – 10 PM
Station 8 Cafe, 325 Talbot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 0P9

Saturday Morning Cartoons - We'll watch, drink coffee, and discuss the existential impact of the shows we loved on Saturday mornings. 
You don't need to have a lot of experience with the show to attend. We give a short primer and pick stand-alone episodes to really make the impact. 
Our folks will service all your coffee, grilled cheese, espresso, and tea needs.


June 5, 6, 7, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, 380 Graham Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4K2

On The Edge gives audiences a front-row seat to experience the passion of RWB School Aspirants during this diverse programme of new creations and timeless classics. 

June 6 and 7, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
June 8, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM & 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3L 0C3

The latest work by Peter Quanz, with 7 amazing dancers who will perform his work.

Musical Events

Anavets - John Osborn VC, Unit #1300-1395 Ellice Avenue, Wpg, MB R3G 0G3
Happy hour prices at bar.  50/50 draw to be held

June 7, 8 PM – 11 PM
$5.00 cover charge. 

Blue Noise is one of the only female driven 5 piece blues bands in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 
June 21, 2019 at 8 PM – 11 PM
$5 at the door

Jelly B & The Kmart Shoppers will bring their Rootsy, Bluesy, Folk Rocky tunes! 
Beer on tap and VLT's.  First set 8pm and second at 9:30pm.

June 7, 9 PM – 1 AM
The Cavern, 112 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1Y5
18+   $10 at the door / advanced tickets

"Zero Thought” is the debut EP from Paige Drobot. 
Paige is playing nearly every instrument and engineering and producing the EP herself. 
with Man Candy and Ponemah

June 7, Doors at 9PM / Show at 10 – 2 AM
The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4
18+ / $10 at the door

Real Love Winnipeg presents:
JayWood Album Release
Arenas Music        

June 8, 2 PM – 11 PM
The Cube!, Old Market Square, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Rise Up 100: Songs for the Next Century Concert 
Sponsored by Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU). 
Hosted by Winnipeg Labour Council, and Winnipeg Folk Festival 
The Concert line up includes:
Ani DiFranco / Bruce Cockburn / John K Samson
Leonard Sumner / Sweet Alibi / Two Crows for Comfort 

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

June 8, Doors 7 pm | Show 8 pm – 11 pm
All Ages Show / Tickets $20 online

Ocean Alley’s second album ‘Chiaroscuro’ debuted at #15 on the ARIA Chart in Australia and was nominated for Australian Album of the Year. It has been praised as one of the 'Top 30 Albums of 2018', with lead single ‘Confidence’ being certified gold in Australia. 
Ocean Alley wrapped up their North American shows supporting Tash Sultana, before bringing in the new year at Falls Festival. 

June 15, Doors 7pm / Show 8pm – 12am
$20 advance, $25 at the doors

Bluesapalooza - 5 bands - one night - featuring:
Romi Mayes / Justin Aaron and Dirty Pool / DB and the Deadbeats 
Blue Noise / Debra Lynn Neufeld
June 22, 8 PM – 1 AM

Dizzy Mystics CD Release - CD copies of the album will be available
We will be playing the album in it's ENTIRETY!

Trampoline is an anti-rock outfit, with the evocative songwriting of Michelle Lecnik and Steve Martens (drums) and Joey Penner (bass, vocals). The arrangements blend punk, indie rock and prog, with elements of folk and 90's rock nostalgia.

Forest Pilots’ playing shifts between heavy, metal influenced riffs, to mellow and spacious psychedelia. The trio consists of: Troy Graham (Percussion/Vocals), John Pelland (Bass Guitar), and Tanner Stregger (Guitars/Synthesizers/Lead Vocals).

Formed in 2018, Death Cassette is a punk band from Winnipeg.

Winnipeg's Dizzy Mystics - Kyle Halldorson (Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin), Jeff Laird (Drums, Backing Vox), Alexandre Joyal (Guitar, Backing Vox), and Aaron Bacon (Bass, Backing Vox). 

June 8, 9 PM – 2 AM
Windsor Hotel, 187 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1G7
Cover will be $5 before 11pm & $10 after / NO advance tickets / 18+

Welcoming the Summer in Goth/Industrial Style
Ogremind & Strange Things Emporium present special guest, DJ Vortex. Copies of the ‘Curse The Sun’ CD will be given to the first 20 people to come to the DJ table to express how much they despise the shiny thing in the sky that mocks them! 

ADiethylamide - Solo musician Anthony Alexander Valade based in Winnipeg. 

June 8, Doors at 9:30 / Show at 10:00 – 2 AM
The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2
18+ ~ $10 at the door

Real Love Winnipeg presents..
The Radiation Flowers (Psych-rock from Saskatoon)
Juniper Bush (Psychy/gazey indie from Winnipeg)
Snake River (Twangy psych-rock from Regina)
The Emu (Ambient electronic from Winnipeg)

June 12, Doors at 8:00 / Show at 8:30 PM – 11 PM
Forth, 171 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1
ALL AGES $10 / pay what you can at the door

Real Love Winnipeg presents
Lovelet (rock/slow core from Montreal)
PC Cherry (rock from Winnipeg
notme (pop from Winnipeg)

June 18, 5:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0L5

JazzFest x CMHR - To celebrate our 30th annual festival, we're kicking things off with a multistage concert featuring major international jazz artists, with local and Canadian acts. The event will feature program artists in unique spaces throughout the museum. Patrons will also have access to all museum galleries. 
HEADLINING: Cécile McLorin Salvant / Joshua Redman Quartet
                     Brian Blade & the Fellowship Band / Laila Biali
                     Beverly Glenn-Copeland / Dominique Fils-Aimé
LOCALS: Erin Propp + Larry Roy / Sean Irvine Quintet / Civvie
              trío telfær / Mike Manny / Micaylee Rodyniuk

Thirty years ago Izzy Asper brought together community leaders to form a new organization that would launch an annual celebration of jazz. We want to acknowledge the incredible contribution he made to the cultural identity of Winnipeg. 

Community Events

Jun 7 at 6 PM – Jun 9 at 6 PM
Downtown Transcona, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Join us for the 2019 Transcona Hi Neighbour Festival!
Applications available at

June 8, 11 AM – 3 PM

Happy Days on Henderson is a FREE popular, family fun day. 
This year it’s at 81 Henderson Hwy., at Talbot Ave.

Children’s Games, Face Painting, Bouncers, Petting Farm, FIT KIDS display, Bike Valet, Bike Check-ups and free refurbished bikes given away. 
Police and Fire Department displays, community tables and booths and more! 
Questions? Contact 

June 8, 12 PM
Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, 525 Wardlaw Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0L9
$15 General Admission At The Door, 10 And Under Free

The Society for the Ethical Treatment of Kraken's Tea and Ladies' Bazaar is a local Steampunk convention. We are celebrating our fourth year with an "Ode to Poe".

Carnival Games, Live Fighting Demonstrations, Radio Plays, Circus Performers, A Formal High Society Tea, Time Travel Fun, The Grinder's Underground Steampunk Black Market, Extreme Croquet, Mummy Unwrappings, Multicultural elements, Gaming Area, Children's Area, Seminars, Local Authors and Artists, Local History, Historic and Fantastical Costuming, Makers' Workshops, Inventors, Zeppelin Races, Mad Scientist Photo Booth, Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe, Costume Contest, and much more. 

Come in costume. We encourage inventors and gun modders (modifying Nerf guns to look Steampunk) to bring their creations to be showcased and possibly win a prize.
Natasha Klassen  204-292-9599

June 9, 3 PM – 11 PM
Assiniboia Downs, 3975 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 2E9
Admission $5 per person / children 5 and under are FREE! Parking $5

The Manitoba Night Market and Festival, with two additional events on August 11 and on September 14. Join us for unique local artisans, crafts, jewelry, clothing and so much more! The track will be loaded with the best food trucks. Kid's activities, entertainment, beer gardens and more!
June 9, 9 AM – 1 PM
Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Ave, Wpg, MB R3J 0C9

Whisker Walk - Join us for a leisurely stroll around the Wolseley / Wellington loop, in support of Craig Street Cats.  
After your walk, enjoy breakfast in the Viscount Gort's ballroom while we hand out prizes to our participants. Your well mannered dog is welcome to participate!

Whisker Walk provides funds to maintain life saving programs. Your participation saves orphan kittens and allows our trap, neuter return program to continue. The pledges you collect are what make the difference. Registration
More information at

June 15 & 16, 9 am - 3 pm
740 Century Street, Winnipeg, MB 

Annual Indoor Yard Sale · Hosted by D'Arcy's A.R.C. (Animal Rescue Centre)
Accepting donations (no clothing please)
vendor tables $40 phone 204-888-2266

June 22, 10 AM – 4 PM
Sacred Places, 3000 St Mary's Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2N 4J6
Admission by donation. Proceeds go to Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue Inc.

Sacred Places Summer Solstice Festival
Vickie Comeau of Sacred Places and Michelle Stokotelny of The Spirit Guided Path, with Medium Michelle Stokotelny invite you to join us as we welcome Summer! 
Indoor and outdoor vendors selling their healing gemstone jewelry. You can have readings with different mediums and intuitive readers, a healing session from Reiki practitioners and more! inspirational speakers will offer teachings, workshops, etc! 
We will be accepting: puppy food, treats, blankets, towels, sheets, newspapers (no flyers please), Kongs, Antlers, Nylabones, etc. for tough chewers. 

June 13, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Victoria Inn Hotel, 1808 Wellington Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0G3
Tickets online or call Planners Plus: 204.257.5205 | Online:
$150/Person | Tables of 10 Available

Manaaji’idiwin: “They Respect Each Other”
Hosts: Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. | sākihiwēwin Foundation
Evening Emcees: Sydney Puhach & T-Dre Player

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc., “those who lead” in Ininewak/Cree, is a non-profit, community based, Indigenous-led organization that provides prevention-focused, culturally safe programs and services to over 900 infants, children, youth, women and families annually. 

Ka Ni Kanichihk will be co-hosting the 18th Annual Keeping the Fires Burning with the sākihiwēwin Foundation, a newly incorporated organization. Sākihiwēwin is a Cree word that means, “putting our love for our families and communities into action by ensuring that everyone is loved, protected, nurtured and supported in their growth.” 

May 10, 2019

Manitoba Swedes l Women’s Show l Artisans, Book & Bake & More Sales l Doors Open l Solidarity Forever l Fundraisers for Pets l Teddy Bears' Picnic l Musical Evenings l Theatrical Events

June 1, 10:30 AM – 3 PM
Svensk Manitoba, 764 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 2W4
Adults $20; Children $10; Pre-schoolers free 
Email by May 15

Culture and Heritage Days in Kenora
Join the “Manitoba Swedes” as we celebrate the rich Swedish heritage of the Kenora area at Pellatt Community Centre, 2401 HWY 641 (near Keewatin, Ont.)
The morning event caters to those with a Swedish heritage. Everyone is welcome to the free afternoon event.
10:30am: Stories and displays of the Kenora Swedish settlers
12:00pm - 1:30pm: Swedish Midsommar lunch 
                              Cutting of cake and tribute to Swedes of Kenora 
1:30pm - 3:00 pm - Outdoors: Decorating the Maypole, parade and ring dances
                       live Swedish music and Young Scandia Folk dancers from Winnipeg
Please bring your own lawn chair!!

Winnipeg Women’s Show

May 24, 6pm to 9pm
May 25, 10am to 5pm
May 26, 11am to 4pm
Red River Exhibition, 
3977 Portage Ave, Wpg, MB R3K 2E8
Tickets  Get your '2 for 1' Girlfriends Passes
Children (12 & under): Free
Admissions include re-entry for the weekend 
& free parking

The Winnipeg Women’s Show is where girlfriends gather to enjoy being women!
Showcasing the latest products and services, it is the largest women’s event in Manitoba! With over 100 exhibits, visitors enjoy irresistible specials, participate in live demos and 
in-booth services, plus get inspired through our main stage entertainment:
May 24, 7:30pm - Comedian Heather Witherden - Ferocious at 50

May 25, 12:00pm - Demystifying Women’s Health presented by
             Leslie Roer, Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist with inMotion Network

             1:00pm - 1:45 pm Master Your Metabolism presented by
              Ashley Pharazyn, IIN Health Coach with My Quaint Traditions

May 26, 12:30pm - 1:30pm Become that Fearless Woman presented by
             Christina Reinke with Platforms for Peace Consulting

             1:30pm - 2:15 pm Be the Diva in Your Kitchen presented by
             Audrey Stewart, co-founder of Sunset Gourmet

For Exhibitor information, call 403 608-3710 or email

Artisan, Book & Bake & More Sales

MAY 24 & 25, 5 PM – 12 AM
The Forks Market, 1 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4L9
$5 at the door or online    12 years and under free 

The Winnipeg Night Market is an amazing family-friendly open-air night market! 
Up to 75 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of the city.  
Check out live performances at our stage happening every night. We proudly feature local talent performing live music, dancing with DJ BLITZ and much more! 
-Pet Friendly
-Beer Garden, Food Stalls + Food Trucks
-Games Area

May 25, 9 AM – 1:30 PM
Daniel McIntyre St Matthews Community Association, 823 Ellice Ave, Wpg, MB R3G 0C3
If you've got books or baking to donate, or if you'd like to volunteer

Giant Book & Bake Sale 2019
It's all pay-what-you-want, with proceeds going to the Manitoba Library Association's Prison Libraries Committee and the Bar None Prison Rideshare Project, two volunteer-run groups that offer programs and support to incarcerated Manitobans and their families. 

Our sale is held in partnership with the DMSMCA's annual rummage sale, so you can also take a stroll and hunt for treasure when you're done stocking up on books.

If you're a bookseller looking to pick up books for resale, please contact us directly at the email above to purchase books at a per-box rate at the end of the sale.

June 1, 11 AM – 4 PM
Fort Garry Community Centre
No admission fee. Canteen will be open.

Retro Rummage Sale
Retro/vintage (50s to 80s) - housewares, collectibles, clothing, accessories, jewelry, ephemera, and more!
Vendor fees and canteen revenue will support FGCC's community garden project.
Download vendor applications from or call 204-505-3970

June 1, 9 AM – 4 PM
Winakwa Community Centre, 980 Winakwa Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2J 1E7

Junk Wagon Antique Sale
Come browse our selection of vintage clothing, up-cycled items, jewelry, rustic items, records and more! Over 70 tables and booths. There's something for everyone! 
For Vendor Information Call Brian at 204-781-9603 /

June 2, 11 AM
West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1Z8
Free admission 

The Half Moon Market enjoys its second hurrah. Bike on over and meet some local artisans who like to think outside the craft box. 

Doors Open Winnipeg

May 25 & 26 10 AM – 5 PM
Doors Open Winnipeg, 509-63 Albert Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1G4

A free public event showcasing architectural, cultural and historical buildings and walking tours throughout the City of Winnipeg
May 25 from 11 am to 4 pm 
Manitoba Genealogical Society, Unit E-1045 St. James Street at Ellice Avenue
enter off the Brick parking lot

Ask how to start, where to look, what resources are available. Tour or browse our collection of city and community histories throughout Manitoba, explore our database with over 1.5 million records of Manitoba names, and view personal family history displays.
May 25 & 26, 10 AM – 4 PM
Aurora Farm     (204) 261-6279
FREE ADMISSION - All are welcome! 

Springtide Artisan Market
Enjoy the unique, handcrafted wares of over 50 Manitoban artisans in the beautiful springtime blossoming at the historic St. Norbert Arts Centre, Trappist Monastery Park.
In conjunction with Heritage Winnipeg's Open Doors Program.  

May 25, 11 AM – 6 PM
Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg, MB R3C

Solidarity Forever Parade & Concert · Hosted by Winnipeg Labour Council
Parade, sponsored by UFCW and concert sponsored by CUPE, goes from the Exchange district to Memorial Park. Family area sponsored by The Manitoba Teachers' Society and food court sponsored by Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals - MAHCP
The concert line up Includes: 
Bruce Steele (Host) / Sierra Noble / James Keelaghan / David Rovics / Heather Bishop /
Maria Dunn with Shannon Johnson / Red Moon Road / Nathan Rogers / Joe Jencks 

Fundraisers for Pets

May 25, noon - 3 PM
St. Vital Park Duck Pond
Minimum $5 donation for the BBQ

Before the Bridge Senior K9 Rescue’s
1st Annual Alumni BBQ and Adoption Event

Draw date May 28 at 7pm at 646 Archibald St (Tim Hortons)
Email to buy yours today!

Wine Raffle in support of Manitoba Underdogs Rescue Inc.
For only $2 you can have a chance at the following:
1st prize: 30 bottles of wine
2nd prize: 20 bottles of wine
3rd prize: 10 bottles of wine

June 2, 10 AM – 3 PM
St. Norbert Community Centre, 3450 Pembina Highway, Wpg, MB R3V 1A1

2019 Manitoba Pet Expo 
See local animal rescues/shelters, advocacy groups, pet food companies, pet supply companies, pet service companies such as groomers, dog sitters, doggy daycare, veterinarians. Local crafters featuring pet related merchandise will be attending.
Food vendors and more will be available.
Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffle and Wine Raffle on site! 
Well behaved pets are permitted on leash. Please ensure your pets are up to date on their vaccinations. No proof required but this is at your discretion.
Money raised at this event supports the Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba
June 6, Doors 6 PM / Show 7:45 PM – 11 PM
Rumor's Comedy Club, 190-2025 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 0N5
$15   Email to reserve your tickets today!

Enjoy an evening of laughs while supporting Manitoba Underdogs Rescue! 
Join us to see NEMR in action. It'll have your tails wagging all night!

May 26, 9 AM – 5 PM
Assiniboine Park

Teddy Bears' Picnic · Hosted by Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba
Over 30 years ago a group of volunteers got together to plan a fun and educational day for kids. The Teddy Bears’ Picnic has grown from seven tents to over 50 that provide a fun and free educational experience for the whole family.

Musical Evenings

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

May 26, Doors - 7:15pm / Show - 8:00pm – 11pm
Tickets online or by contacting the WECC box office.
Online - $13 [Mezzanine - $18] / Doors - $18 [Mezzanine - $23]

Outlaw cowboy Orville Peck croons about love and loss from the badlands of North America. The resulting sound is entirely his own - taking the listener down dusty rose-colored desert highways; through a world where worn out gamblers, road-dogs, and lovesick hustlers drift in and out of his masked gaze. “Big Sky,” his first single, is a campfire lullaby of Orville’s past lovers. 
Orville Peck’s music has been featured in publications like Nylon, i-D, Vice, The Needle Drop, and Office, as well as numerous Apple Music and Spotify playlists. 
May 30, Doors - 7:15pm / Show - 8:00pm – 11pm
Online or at the WECC $25 [Mezzanine - $30] / Door - $30 [Mezzanine - $35]

Ego Spank Presents His Royal Badness - The Music of Prince
One of Winnipeg's best bands, Ego Spank, backs up four of Winnipeg's top singers in a tribute to the legendary musician, Prince.
With JD Edwards / Roman Clarke / Joe Curtis / Todd Martin

The Garrick, 330 Garry St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G7

May 29, Doors: 6:00pm / Show: 7:00pm
Tickets: $38.00 (Incl. GST) + s/c / All Ages

Avatar: Country World Tour
With guests Devin Townsend (acoustic), Dance With The Dead, and ‘68
June 3, Doors: 7:00pm / Show: 8:00pm
Tickets · $15 - $49.50   / All Ages / General Admission

Death From Above: Heads Up! Is Now, with guests

May 30, Doors at 9 / Music 10 – 12 AM
Bulldog Pizza, 1364 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 3T8

The Psychics: Cosmic Psychedelic Prog Rock

Kid Lucifer: High Flyin' Psychedelia  

Danger Fuzz: Galactic Fuzz Punk

May 31, 8 PM – 1 AM
Forth, 171 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1
$10 / All Ages 

Birthday Tapes Presents Groceries (Van), a band formed by combining the freshest of meats, the tastiest treats, and the grooviest beets.

Katabat (Van) are a bright, indie rock band from Victoria. Named after a type of wind that cascades down a mountainside, the band echoes their namesake by playing rock songs with sharp twists and dips into dream pop territory.

& vintage cloths and music sold by Second Joys 

Theatrical Events

May 28, 7 PM
X-Cues Cafe & Lounge, 551 Sargent Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3b 1W4
a pass a hat affair

The Circus of Objects by Grant Guy
A screwball mixture of tabletop object theatre, topsy-turvy magic, storytelling and circus acts like you have never seen before.
Episode 2 of Ubu Roi, Hamlet in less than three minutes, Travels With Bob Part I, card tricks and circus acts.

Jun 13 at 7 PM – Jun 15 at 10 PM
173 Talbot Ave

Piper Pride Productions is set to bring you an exhilarating performance of Disney’s Newsies!
Inspired by true events and based on the 1992 film of the same name, Newsies is an exciting musical  adaptation of the Newsboys’ Strike of 1899. The charismatic Jack Kelly leads a band of working kids in New York City in an epic fight for fair work conditions after the publishing big wigs raise the distribution prices at the expense of the Newsies.
With high energy dance numbers, heart wrenching plot twists, and a timeless message about standing up for what’s right, this is definitely a show you won’t want to miss!

Sarasvàti Productions, 242 Cathedral Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R2W 0X3 
Application Deadline: June 15, 2019

Our annual Fem Fest show is approaching and we are calling for participants to tell real stories to help create the dialogue for our Like Mother Like Daughter show. 
No performance experience necessary! We’re looking for real stories!
We’re looking for mothers and daughters who:
Are Indigenous or have migrated to Canada (one member must have immigrated)
Feel comfortable conversing and answering questions in English
Minimum age requirement: 14 years old

Selected participants will be paid an honorarium, and will be expected to participate in:
6 workshop/rehearsal sessions, between September 7-17 
3-4 selected performances, between September 19-21
For information visit our website or contact

May 3, 2019

Musical Evenings l Oak Hammock Marsh Events l Chocolate and Wine l Fundraisers l Angel Card Reader l Boots Riley l Indigenous Events l Conscious Kindness l Keycon 36 l Spotlight

Musical Evenings

May 10, 7 PM – 8:45 PM
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1

Polycoro Presents: Subversion - Polycoro’s final concert of the season explores the way music has been feared by and harnessed for political purposes over the last millennia. Featuring the Canadian Premiere of Aaron Gervais’ “Televised Address to the Nation on Civil Rights” for vocal ensemble and supercollider.

May 11, 9 PM – 2 AM
The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4
Tickets $14.99 + S/C  online, Into The Music Osbourne, The Good Will 
18+ w/ valid ID

Dizzy - three brothers, Charlie, Alex and Mackenzie Spencer, and their friend Katie Munshaw - who made music to combat boredom. 

West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B1Z8

May 16, 8 PM – 11 PM

Greg MacPherson - A celebration of 25 years of music, with unreleased material and a retrospective performance of select songs from his ten critically acclaimed studio albums.
Capital K Distillery will be providing free cocktail samples featuring their new WPG Vodka.

May 24, Doors - 7:15pm / Show - 8:00pm – 11pm
Tickets $20  online or by contacting the WECC box office
Advance - $20 [$25 Mezzanine] / Door - $28 [$33 Mezzanine]

Come join Winnipeg roots powerhouse duo The Small Glories for their sophomore album release party. “Assiniboine & the Red” is the highly anticipated followup to their debut album "Wondrous Traveller." Tickets purchased for November's show will be honoured.

May 18, 8 PM – 1 AM
Forth, 171 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1

Birthday Tapes presents: Dead Fibres 
Dead Fibres have managed to birth a distinctive blend of grunge, punk and psychedelia that is both aggressive and rhythmically driven. Check out their latest album, "Stash Box" here:
Fear the Mammoth - Loud two piece punk rock band from Edmonton  
Danger Fuzz

May 19, 8 PM – 12 AM
Nashville's Winnipeg, 826 Regent Ave W, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3A8
18+  Tickets  Advance tickets $20 at the front desk Canad Inns Destination Centre Transcona, online or by calling 204-694-7469

The Pumps & Orphan in concert

The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
May 23, Doors at 7:30 show at 8pm – 1 pm
$10 online

Another year for Local Jukebox and more amazing talent.
We have Sweet Alibi and Bullrider taking on each other
Northern Royals and House Handshake taking on the task
Bo Leggeg and Johannes Lodewyks taking on each other acoustic 
Hosted by @Villageidiots 
We'll also have Sarah Maureen’s paintings for sale. One will be a door prize.
Also 4 passes to giveaway for Heart of the Nation music festival.
May 17, 9 PM – 2 AM
Any questions please contact

Red Tie Productions & Rockin' The Fields Of Minnedosa Present: "Road To RFM”, a local event to showcase some of the great talent we have in this province. One lucky band will be awarded a paid slot at this year's Rockin' The Fields, August long weekend in Minnedosa. Featuring: Dark Mourning - Odder than the Otters - Ronnie Ladobruk and The Electric -
The Love Tongues - The Gerry Hatricks

May 24, 9 PM – 2:30 AM
The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1C9
Tickets online 

ROARING 2020s - Musical styles include Electro Swing, Ghetto-Swing, Gypsy House, Electronic Ragtime,Breakbeat Jive, Bucovina Dubs, Future Bebop and much more! Featuring: Chris Komus / Manalogue / Lotek / Nathan Zahn

We are hiring a photographer to take pictures of anyone who wants to enter the costume contest. We will post all the photos and give people one week to "vote" for their favourite costumes. Attendees are also invited to submit their own pictures. 
Pixel Pusher & Jabez Lee will present you with our most amazing original visuals show yet!  

May 11, 7-9 pm
Evergreen Gate at 1138 River Road (just south of Selkirk)
Tickets $40 including tax. Pay via e-transfer to 

Doreen Pendgracs will be the host of a chocolate and wine pairing event in honour of Mother’s Day and Manitoba Day (which are both on May 12th), featuring the best of Manitoba-made chocolate paired with some fabulous wines. 
Please contact Doreen at if you have any questions.

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is located 30 minutes North of Winnipeg on highway 67 between highways #7 and #8. For more information call (204) 467-3300.
Jacques Bourgeois  Email:

May 11
8 to 10 a.m. - 2-hour Shorebird Survey. 8 to 10 a.m.Join birding experts Christian Artuso and Tim Poole at International Migratory Bird Day. 
Pre-registration is required.  Cost is $6/person
11 a.m. with Christian Artuso - Theatre presentation on the Manitoba Breeding Bird Atlas 
12 to 3 p.m. - Bird banding with our Resident Naturalist, Paula Grieef
                     Meet the Parrot Club of Manitoba  
 2 to 3 p.m. - Join an interpreter and participate in a bird survey 
May 11 - 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 
Visit the Centre in the morning, then drive to the Narcisse Snake Dens for a guided tour with snake enthusiast Cathy Wasserman 
Pre-registration is required.  Workshop fee: members $12, non-members $20.
May 12 
Mother's Day Wildflower Sale 
These wildflowers are adapted to thrive in our climate and will attract butterflies and birds. 
11 a.m. - live Great Gray Owl presentation with Jim Duncan from Discover Owls. Jim will have a display table.
Treat Mom to lunch in our scenic Café overlooking the Marsh.
12:30 to 3:30 p.m. - Explore the Marsh by canoe, on foot, or by our Wagon Rides 
A fee of $3 for members and $6 for non-members applies for the canoe and wagon rides.
May 18 to 20 
Become a Biologist for a Day with these exciting activities: Songbird banding, Water testing, Radio-telemetry, Invertebrate sampling, Biodiversity Walk and Wildlife surveys. 
Try wading through the wetland in chest wader ($3 for members / $6 for non-members) 
Guided canoe adventure ($3 for members / $6 for non-members) 
Rent your own canoe ($15 for 45 minutes)
May 25 - 7 a.m. 
Birding and Breakfast 
The best time of the day to watch and listen to the birds calling the marsh home is just after sunrise. Join our Resident Naturalist on a morning walk, then enjoy a delicious hot breakfast in our scenic Café. Workshop fee: $18 for members, $26 for non-members
May 26 - 8 to 10 a.m. 
A Bird in the Hand
Participate in a real live songbird banding session. Feel the birds feathers flutter in your gently closed palms a second before the moment of release! The bird banding is followed by a canoe excursion. Pre-registration is required. $25 per person.
May 30 - 6 p.m. 
Spring Dinner - Enjoy dinner while overlooking our wetland and experiencing the sights and sounds of spring. Chef Kelley will prepare an exquisite  three-course dinner featuring locally grown ingredients. Pre-registration and payment required 3 days before the event.


Order deadline: May 11, 8 AM – 11:55 PM
Order pickup: May 21, 41 Meadow Ridge Drive from 4:30-9:00pm
Questions? Email or call Krystal 204-479-9719    

Rain Barrel Fundraiser · Hosted by Manitoba Underdogs Rescue Inc.
Invest in a rain barrel, and see the rewards on your water bill. Your stored water is great for all gardens. Included are accessories which can be viewed here: 

May 11, 10 AM – 6 PM
Craig Street Cats, 1421 St James St # 16, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0Y9

Vegetable and Flower Plant Sale 
Come get your fill of Sweet Peas & Q's incredible vegetables and flowers for your garden!  
Plan to come early for best selection.

May 11, 7 PM – 10 PM
Cre8ery gallery & studio, 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4
18+ / $20 Tickets in advance, include 3 hour drawing session (with breaks) and a drink (non alcoholic, beer, or wine) plus a light snack. e-transfer

The Full Monty, Drink & Draw FUNdraiser 
This will be a fully nude session. Artists need to bring their dry media and paper.  
We provide some easels, drawing boards, tables and chairs. 

May 17, 2019 at 7 PM – 10 PM
PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts, 121-100 Arthur St, Wpg, MB R3B 1H3
Admission is free. You will receive a recent issue of CV2 with a suggested $5 donation. Proceeds from the event will help support our Emergence Project:

CV2 and Platform Centre are so excited to present Diametric: A CV2 Fundraiser. 
Performances begin at 7:30pm. This evening will feature:
Music by Marisolle Negash, songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist from Winnipeg.
Readings by Trevor Graumann and Jess Woolford, Winnipeg writers and by Doyali Islam, award-winning Toronto-based poet, who are in our Spring 2019 issue
Readings by poets Reza Rezaï, Azka Ahmed, Brenden Gali, and Christina McKay 
Complimentary snacks & refreshments, and a cash bar. 

May 18, Doors at 9:00PM / Bands at 10:00PM – 1 AM
The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2
$10 at the door

Come enjoy some of Winnipeg's best local bands(and one of Regina's) and help raise money for this summers Séance Metal Festival 2019 (Formerly Chadstock). There will be a volunteer sign up sheet if you're interested in being a part of the team!
Zombie Assault / FPG / Dukkha / Viscera Morte

May 11, 9 AM – 5 PM
Divine Clarity, 2071 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0K9
Tickets   $222 plus GST. A non-refundable deposit of $50 will hold your spot.
Register or at 2071 Portage or 204-223-8778

Become a certified Angelic Realm Practitioner® & Angel Card Reader!
This is a workshop designed for beginners to advanced students looking to develop a connection with the angelic realm and give angel card readings. Each student will receive a manual, deck of Angel Cards, and be certified as an Angelic Realm Practitioner®.

May 11, 5:30 PM – 8 PM
Knox United Church, 400 Edmonton St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2M2
Tickets   General Admission $30 / Student Ticket $20
Talk + Supporter Meet and Greet (includes $50 charitable receipt) $100
Wheelchair accessible

Boots Riley: Class, Race and Resistance in the 21st Century
Founder of the political Hip-Hop group The Coup, Boots Riley is a musician, rapper, writer and activist, whose feature film directorial and screenwriting debut - 2018’s Sorry to Bother You - received the award for Best First Feature at the 2019 Independent Spirit Awards, and 2019 Critics Choice Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Film (Comedy). Boots’ activism espouses a pro-labour position. Riley was nominated this year by the Director’s Guild of America for Outstanding Directorial Achievement (First-Time Feature Film).

CCPA-MB's event will include a Q and A with Canadian black feminist writer Robyn Maynard. Activist, educator and author, Maynard’s most recent book is entitled, Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present.

A portion of the proceeds will be shared with Fight for $15 and Fairness Manitoba, a local group working to advance fair living wages and the rights of precarious workers.

Indigenous Events

May 14-16
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg
The Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show 
We bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and students, to discuss and promote Indigenous business, community and economic development. Highlights include: Empowering Youth program
Interactive workshops about business, leadership and personal development
Trade Show with over 90 exhibitors (FREE for the public to attend)
May 15 Keynote Presenter: Jordin Tootoo, NHL’s First Inuk Player, and author of All the Way. He is committed to his work through Team Tootoo Foundation. Jordin was awarded a Meritorious Service Medal for promoting healthy living in Nunavut.
May 16 Keynote Presenter: Lorne Cardinal, Award-Winning Film & TV Actor, Stage & Screen Director, is best known for his work on CTV's Corner Gas, playing Sgt. Davis Quinton. Previous stage credits include The Last Wife (ATP), G.G Award-winning Where the Blood Mixes, and Thunderstick. Recent television and film credits include When Calls the Heart, Bad Seed, Trouble with Christmas, and Tin Star. His voice work can be heard on Corner Gas Animated (Comedy Network), and Molly of Denali (PBS). 

Featured Entertainment at Gala Banquet: Scott Ward
As a certified teacher, comedy hypnotist and mentalist, Scott travels across the world. He is known for his work with Dakota House and empowerment workshops. Scott was a recipient of a Native American 40 under 40 Award, an Aboriginal Youth Role Model Award, and an Alberta Business Award of Distinction.

May 15, 12 PM – 3 PM
Oodeena Celebration Circle At the Forks, Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Join us at the 2019 Kick Off & Lighting of the Sacred Fire!
Free and Open to Public

May 16, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Rossbrook House, 658 Ross Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0M1

Everyone is welcome to the annual Rossbrook House Pow Wow 
It will be across from Rossbrook on Ross Avenue in the Freight House field.

May 17 8 PM
Club Regent Event Centre, 1425 Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3B2

2019 Indigenous Music Awards - Mezz Rush Seating - ALL AGES 

May 18 and 19
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3
Tickets   Includes Admission to Indigenous Marketplace & Trade Show
Drums! Regalia! Dance! Join over 800 dancers at the 2019 Manito Ahbee Pow Wow!  Dancers will compete for cash prizes in numerous categories and the top award winning drum groups from across the continent will attend. 

May 15, 6 AM – 6 PM
United Way Winnipeg, 580 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C7
This day is FREE and you can do it ANYWHERE you are! 

Conscious Kindness - Be (extra!) kind to friends, neighbours, co-workers and strangers, too! Spread positivity, generosity and kindness everywhere and watch the world become a better place. Help the good vibes go even further by sharing with the hashtag #ConsciousKindness

May 17 at 6 PM – May 19 at 5 PM
Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown, 288 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Keycon 36 is Manitoba’s premier Science Fiction & Fantasy Literary Convention. It focuses on science fiction, fantasy and related literary genres in any form. It includes writing, visual arts, television and film. 
Check out the website for programming and membership costs and follow the official Facebook page for announcements and other random musings.

May 23 and 24, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
May 25, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM  &  7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, 174 Market Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8
Spotlight - The RWB School Professional Division’s performance will feature an excellent blend of classical and contemporary ballet featuring Mark Godden’s The Marshmallow Test.
Claire Marshall and Jolene Bailie have each created a piece with the Level 1-5 students to the music of Mark Cameron and Dave Brubeck. 
RWB School Alumni Jera Wolfe will present a contemporary duo.
The beauty of classical ballet will be told through an excerpt of Le Corsaire, through a scene where a flower garden comes to life.
Students will perform highlights of the ballet Gayaneh, the story is of a young Armenian woman whose patriotic convictions conflict with her personal feelings after she has discovered her husband’s treason.