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.” 

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