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June 2018

Thumbs That Type and Swipe: The DIS Edutainment Network

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - July 29 @ 6:00 pm
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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A guide for this brave new world that might help us understand how to be and how to live, love, and work in our bodies in this techno-capitalist context. – Marco Roso Exhibition Dates: June 26 – July 29, 2018 Summer Institute: June 25-July 7, 2018 Summer Party & Opening Reception: July 7, 2018 @ the Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art | 460 Portage Ave Winnipeg MB DIS is a New York based collective best known for DISmagazine (2010-2017), and curating the 9th Berlin Biennale for…

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July 2018

Summer Day Camp

July 2 - August 31
Manitoba Children’s Museum, 45 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$175

The Children’s Museum offers fun-filled day camps that get kids’ minds and bodies moving during spring and summer breaks. Our Day Camps are a great, safe place for kids to spend their holidays. Museum campers will create, discover, learn, and meet new friends as they explore exciting themes related to our galleries and special travelling exhibitions. Grouped with others of a similar age, campers will enjoy stimulating, age-appropriate activities all day long. With indoor and outdoor activities, games, crafts, time in…

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Winkler Arts + Culture: Off The Wall

July 4 - July 28
Winkler Arts + Culture, 547 Park Street, Winkler, MB
Winkler, Manitoba Canada
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Art exhibit by Willi Richardson Opening reception July 5th, 7-9pm Free admission, cash bar. DATE: Jul 4 - Jul 28 2018 LOCATION: Winkler Arts + Culture ADDRESS: 547 Park Street, Winkler, MB   Winkler Arts and Culture, Inc. is a volunteer organization whose mission is focused on providing opportunities to share art in its various forms while celebrating the culture that brings art alive. Winkler Arts and Culture is dedicated to providing opportunities to teach, share and celebrate artistic and cultural expression,…

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Hockey: The Stories Behind Our Passion

July 6, 2018 - January 13, 2019

The puck drops on Hockey: The Stories Behind Our Passion at the Manitoba Museum on July 6, 2018. This exhibition, developed by the Canadian Museum of History and where it premiered, March 10 to October 9, 2017, details the evolution of the sport through historic highlight reels, interactive components and one-of-a-kind artifacts. Visitors will find themselves in the places where Canadians live and breathe hockey: from dressing room to press-box, rink to corporate boardroom, players’ bench to backyard game. They…

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Pistels: Exploring Floral Motifs in Craft

July 6 - August 31
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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The Museum is alive and in full bloom for our Pistels exhibition with more than 40 floral interpretations in traditional craft on view. An exhibition demonstrating the significance of botanical imagery through both traditional and innovative methods of craft. On Display July 6 – August 31, 2018 C2 Centre Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 12-4pm Opening Reception: Friday, July 6  //  5 – 9 PM C2 Centre for Craft 1-329 Cumberland Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

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Ukulele Al Fresco classes

July 9 - July 26
University of Winnipeg Courtyard, 515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9 Canada
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$115

Join us in the Manitoba sunshine on the University of Winnipeg courtyard to learn to play ukulele - a very hip and transportable instrument! A BEGINNER class is offered for those new to the instrument and a higher level class for those more experienced players. All classes are appropriate for ages 14+. UKULELE AL FRESCO FOR BEGINNERS: July 9 - 25 Mondays & Wednesdays: 12 - 12:45pm COOL HAND UKES AL FRESCO: July 10 - 26 Tuesdays & Thursdays: 12-…

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now with words

July 10 - July 21
Flux Gallery, 2 - 290 McDermot Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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A solo exhibition of work by Eric Plamondon. Join us for the opening reception of "now with words" on Tuesday, July 10 from 7-10pm. The exhibition runs July 10-21, 2018 Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 12-5pm Artist Statement: In an era of high resolution, excess and lingering social vestiges of masculinity, what visual cues allow us to understand the other? now with words is an analogue presentation of Winnipeg men where the expressed words are juxtaposed with bare instant photographs, offering the…

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

July 10 @ 8:00 pm - July 22 @ 10:30 pm
Rainbow Stage, 2021 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 2B9 Canada
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$55 – $65

Book by ERIK JACKSON and BEN H. WINTERS Music by NEIL SEDAKA Lyrics by NEIL SEDAKA, HOWARD GREENFIELD, and PHILIP CODY Orchestrations/Vocal Arrangements by Tom Kitt Conceived by Marsh Hanson and Gordon Greenberg Creative Consultation by Neil Sedaka   The Musical That Will Have You Singing In Your Seat. Set at a Catskills resort in 1960, this is the sweetly comic story of Lois and Marge, two friends from Brooklyn in search of good times and romance over one wild…

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Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

July 18 - July 29

The 31st annual Winnipeg Fringe will showcase 179 performing companies in 30 venues around the Exchange District with affordable tickets and shows for everyone -comedy, drama, improv, dance, musicals, storytelling, kids' entertainment, and so much more. Our Outdoor Stage features a diverse range of music and entertainers every day and evening throughout the festival. With a dozen food trucks, patio and beer garden, a vendor court selling a wide variety of items, and the free Kids Fringe area with fun…

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Catching & Releasing by D’Arcy Singh

July 19 - July 31
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Opening Reception: July 19, 7-10pm Additional Hours: July 20 -31 Tuesday to Friday: 12-6pm; Saturdays: 12-5pm Artist’s Statement “Catching and Releasing” is a collection of work that comes from a place of joy, hope and pain. As I experiment with new mediums trying to find my “voice” in this artistic realm, I find myself lost in memories; being absorbed by things that are no longer present. I surround my studio with music and images that remind me of happy times…

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Voices of Indigenous Youth: A Healthy Neighbourhood, Urban Garden Project Brandon University

July 20 - August 11
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Opening reception: July 20, time TBA Exhibition: July 20 till August 11, 2018 “Planting Seeds of Change: Voices of Indigenous Youth" is a collection of photographs and stories about how urban community gardens contribute to holistic health of individuals and by extension, healthy neighbourhoods. The Medicine Wheel is used as a framework for understanding the holistic health benefits of urban gardening. As part of the Urban Gardens/Holistic Health Project, Indigenous youth in Brandon and Winnipeg, Manitoba, ages 18-29 years, designed, installed,…

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A Turtle’s Dream – Landscapes and Mindscapes

July 20 - August 11
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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A Turtle's Dream – Landscapes and Mindscapes: by the youth through the programming at Ndinawe Resource Centre Opening reception: July 20, time TBA Exhibition: July 20 - August 11, 2018 The earth, sky, and water has always been the great storytellers. The landscape with its diverse regions and habitats through sounds, color, textures, tastes and smells influences and evokes the languages we speak and how we communicate verbally and creatively. Through the landscape and language of its inhabitants comes story…

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Oneself, and one another – curated by Jennifer Smith

July 20 - August 17
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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aceart gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 12pm to 5pm Artists Lita Fontaine, Whess Harman, Meagan Musseau, Rhayne Vermette July 20 6pm - talk with Lita Fontaine and Meagan Musseau 7pm - Opening reception, with dummer and song carrier Dawn Lavand July 25 7pm - Come for a discussion about the exhibit with the curator, Jennifer Smith July 31 6pm - Artist talk with Whess Harman August (date TBA) Screening the films of Rhayne Vermette The aceartinc. & National Indigenous Media…

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Ballet in the Park

July 25 - July 27
Lyric Theatre: Assiniboine Park, 55 Pavilion Crescent
Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N6 Canada
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Free

Header Photo: RWB Company Dancers; photo by Daniel Crump The Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s 79th season begins with Ballet in the Park, a treasured tradition that spans over four decades! Taking on Assiniboine Park’s Lyric Theatre stage at 7:30 pm daily, this free, family-friendly event runs from July 25-27 and is a wonderful way to experience ballet. Not only will you have the opportunity to watch world-class ballet under the prairie sky, you will also see a sneak peek of The…

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Gather – Flux Gallery Group Exhibition

July 26 - August 16
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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Free

Please join us for the opening reception of Flux Gallery’s first curated exhibition, “Gather,” on Thursday, July 26, 7-10pm. The exhibition runs July 26 to August 16, 2018. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 12-5pm. Exhibition Statement For Flux Gallery’s first curated exhibition, Hassaan Ashraf, Niamh Dooley, Ekene Maduka, and Emma Mayer have been grouped together under the theme of portraiture and textiles. “Gather” is an exhibition that includes painting, performance, textiles, multi-media work, photography, and collage. "Gather" speaks to identity formations…

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Ai-Kon

July 27 - July 29
 RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre., 375 YORK AVE
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Ai-Kon is a Japanese anime and pop culture convention held annually in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The convention is a three-day event held during the summer, which runs 24 hours though Friday morning all the way to Sunday afternoon! This year it is being held July 27 - July 29, 2018 at RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre. Our Ai-Kon hosts many anime convention staples such as our impressive cosplay contest, fun anime screenings, competitive video game tournaments, interactive and informative fan-hosted panels, an exciting Maid…

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Game Development – Summer Camp

July 30 @ 8:00 am - August 3 @ 5:00 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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If you want to do more than just play games and learn how to actually make them, New Media Manitoba's got the perfect Summer Camp you! New Media Manitoba’s first-ever Game Development Summer Camp is aimed at youth, ages 15-17 who are dreaming about a career in the video game industry. This week-long workshop is that important first step in discovering what this exciting industry could offer. Participants will get the chance to learn the basics of programming, develop animations…

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48 HOUR FILM CONTEST 2018 – ADULTS VS THE YOUTH

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, 281 Donald Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1M9 Canada
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$10

Location: Metropolitan Entertainment Centre Registration Fee: $10 The 48 Hour Film Contest is an annual event organized by the Winnipeg Film Group. Participants are tasked to write, shoot, act, edit, and score an original short film in just two days. Join us at the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. The theatre will seat up to 600 people and all 28 films that were submitted will screen at this prestigious theatre. There will be an…

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August 2018

Truck Stop: The Great Journey

August 1 @ 8:30 pm
Lac du Bonnet Community Centre, 25 McArthur Ave
Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba R0E 1A0 Canada
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Free

https://vimeo.com/272410881 A TOUCHING, REFRESHING AND BEWILDERING ROAD TRIP A motley group of campers in search of adventure and thrills decides to hitch up their trailer to set out on a journey across the American continent. With a well-stocked cooler, windows wide open and music blaring, they are all set for an epic odyssey on wheels. Salty air that fills the lungs, enshrouding forests, electrifying cities, breathtaking mountains and plains that stretch as far as the eye can see hold the promise of…

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Sarasvàti Productions Season Launch

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Saddlery on Market, 114 Market Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P4 Canada
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Free

Sarasvàti Productions will be launching its 18th theatrical season in Winnipeg with the theme Reimagining… and we’re having an event to celebrate! You can join in on the fun on August 3rd at 7:00pm at The Saddlery on Market (114 Market Ave). Feel free to stay for the evening or pop by as part of First Fridays in the Exchange. The night will include sneak peeks and excerpts of the unique and exciting events patrons can look forward to in…

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Flin Flon’s Blueberry Jam Music Gathering

August 10 - August 12
Flin Flon Tourist Park and Campground, located on Highway #10 A Manitoba Canada + Google Map
Free

Flin Flon's 1st annual Blueberry Jam Music Gathering will take place August 10-12th, 2018. This is a new 3-day music festival designed for musicians and music lovers to come camp out, meet new people, dance, enjoy beautiful Flin Flon and most importantly jam with other musicians.  A mix of local and out of town performers will perform continuously on two stages, one outdoors and one indoor at the Rotary Wheel. Musicians of any level can sign up to perform. Fun for the whole…

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Beauty And The Beast

August 14 @ 8:00 pm - August 30 @ 10:30 pm
Rainbow Stage, 2021 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 2B9 Canada
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$39 – $65

Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice Book by Linda Woolverton   "Be Our Guest!” The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairy tale. Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the…

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The Art of Sacred Play Workshop

August 27 - August 31
Windy Hill Retreat Centre – Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, Directions in event description
Hillside Beach, Manitoba Canada
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$495 – $1295

The Art of Sacred Play: Dharma & Indigenous Teachings Through Meditation & Contemplative Art Practice is a 5-day experiential art, play and spiritual practice workshop with Linda Manitowabi and Lance Brunner. Participants will be immersed in the Indigenous Anishinaabe and Shambhala-Buddhist worldviews through art-making and experiential learning - being guided through prayer, meditation and contemplative art activities in music, calligraphy, movement and poetry. The full cost includes meals and accommodations. For more information and to register, contact Stephanie at info@wheatinstitute.com.…

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September 2018

Barre After Hours

September 8 @ 9:00 pm
Royal Winnipeg Ballet, 380 Graham Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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SAVE THE DATE! RWB BARRE AFTER HOURS - ROUND 4 IS COMING FOR YOU WINNIPEG! Celebrate the art of dance with Royal Winnipeg Ballet company dancers in an event planned for you, by them! Dance the night away downtown to local favourites The Dirty Catfish Brass Band, enjoy signature cocktails, delicious appetizers and desserts, Aveda Institute’s pop-up beauty boutique, craft liquor tastings, a ballet ticket giveaway, and much more! This annual event invites the community to meet, mingle, and share…

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FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance

September 15 - September 22

Sarasvati Productions presents FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance! September 15th-22nd, 2018 Asper Centre for Theatre and Film (at the University of Winnipeg, 400 Colony Street) FemFest has been up and kicking since 2003. What started as a small, grassroots festival to showcase women playwrights quickly grew into a week-long festival featuring female theatre artists from Winnipeg, Canada and the world. Over the years we have developed countless new plays, brought dozens of artists to Winnipeg to share their work and provided…

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THE VOLCANIC VIOLIN

September 22 @ 7:30 pm
Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave, 3rd floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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LARA ST. JOHN, violin MATT HERSKOWITZ, piano SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018, 7:30 PM 515 Portage Avenue, Room 2C04 Canadian-born violinist Lara St. John has been described as “something of a phenomenon” by The Strad, and a “high-powered soloist” by the New York Times. She performs and records works from Bach to Roma music with equal passion and panache. Her Mozart CD won a Juno Award in 2011. “Lara St. John happens to be a volcanic violinist with a huge fabulous tone that…

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Culture Days Manitoba

September 28 - September 30
Free

Culture Days Manitoba is a collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement to raise awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. The 9th annual Culture Days weekend is September 28, 29, and 30, 2018 and will feature thousands of free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind-the-scenes,” to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, designers and other creative people in their communities.

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Nuit Blanche Winnipeg

September 29 - September 30
Free

Nuit Blanche Winnipeg is a free all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art that takes place every Saturday of the Culture Days weekend from dusk to dawn. Held annually since 2010, all events and exhibits are spread across three main zones of activity: St. Boniface, Downtown and the Exchange District. Nuit Blanche Winnipeg is designed to encourage involvement in the arts by all. Nuit Blanche Winnipeg 2018 will take place on Saturday, September 29. Visit nuitblanchewinnipeg.ca for a complete list…

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October 2018

‘Sense and Sensibility’ at RMTC

October 18 - November 10
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Jane Austen’s romantic novel comes to dazzling life in this spirited adaptation by local playwright Ellen Peterson. Brimming with wit, warmth and wisdom, Sense and Sensibility follows the plight of the downwardly mobile Dashwood sisters. As the family teeters on the edge of financial ruin, Elinor struggles to guide her family down a sensible path while Marianne plunges headlong into love. But in their desperate battle to find both affection and independence, the sisters must negotiate a truce between their…

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L’Armoire

October 18 - November 3
THÉÂTRE CERCLE MOLIÈRE, 340 Provencher Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7 Canada
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THÉÂTRE CERCLE MOLIÈRE 340, Provencher Boulevard Winnipeg (Manitoba) Canada R2H 0G7 WHAT STORIES DO YOU HIDE IN YOUR CLOSET? L’Armoire, the World Premiere of an international co-production, tells the story of a group of voluntary and involuntary travelers in exile, as they face violence, insecurity and an overwhelming lack of privacy. In a wardrobe transformed into the trailer of a human trafficker, this motley crew of the uprooted seeks joy and hope in imagination and in the little things that keep them connected…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Bourbon Street Parade with trombonists Al Kay and Chris Butcher

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Within the confines of Congo Square, on the outskirts of the French Quarter, jazz was born. A celebration of music and a melting pot of cultural influence, jazz soon spread throughout Crescent City. Percussive counter-melodies, raucous glissandi, and joyous growls from a tailgate trombone were often the harbinger of an incoming parade. And in the bayou, parades are plentiful! Trombonist and Winnipeg expatriate Chris Butcher and trombonist Al Kay from Humber College in Toronto join the WJO for our season…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Bourbon Street Parade with trombonists Al Kay and Chris Butcher

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Within the confines of Congo Square, on the outskirts of the French Quarter, jazz was born. A celebration of music and a melting pot of cultural influence, jazz soon spread throughout Crescent City. Percussive counter-melodies, raucous glissandi, and joyous growls from a tailgate trombone were often the harbinger of an incoming parade. And in the bayou, parades are plentiful! Trombonist and Winnipeg expatriate Chris Butcher and trombonist Al Kay from Humber College in Toronto join the WJO for our season…

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November 2018

‘Vietgone’ at RMTC

November 1 - November 17
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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In this stylish mash-up, Qui Nguyen uses everything from hip hop to kung fu to tell the story of his parents’ escape to America after the fall of Saigon. Quang is a badass pilot who saved lives during the war, but was forced to leave his family behind. Sexy and strong, Tong is excited to write her own story but finds America isn’t exactly as advertised. Nguyen smashes stereotypes as he shares the pain and triumph of two warriors forced…

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Australia’s Tash Sultana Playing Burton Cummings Theatre Nov. 6

November 6 @ 8:00 pm
Burton Cummings Theatre, 364 Smith Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2H2 Canada
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Tash Sultana at the Burton Cummings Theatre this November Australian YouTube sensation Tash Sultana will be live at the Burton Cummings Theatre on November 6, 2018, as a part of her Flow State World Tour. Tash Sultana is a dynamic young artist who has commanded world attention since homemade videos of her jamming went viral. This self-taught Aussie has created a style that's all her own, playing a total of 18 instruments with a voice that will have you in awe.…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents I Remember When with clarinetist Ken Peplowski

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

“Since the advent of Benny Goodman, there have been too few clarinetists to fill the void that Goodman left. Ken Peplowski is most certainly one of those few. The man is magic”— Mel Torme The WJO is thrilled to welcome back virtuoso clarinetist and entertaining host Ken Peplowski. Peplowski cut his teeth as a member of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and has since worked with the biggest stars in music; from Stitt to Sinatra, from the Queen of Pop to…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents I Remember When with clarinetist Ken Peplowski

November 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

“Since the advent of Benny Goodman, there have been too few clarinetists to fill the void that Goodman left. Ken Peplowski is most certainly one of those few. The man is magic”— Mel Torme The WJO is thrilled to welcome back virtuoso clarinetist and entertaining host Ken Peplowski. Peplowski cut his teeth as a member of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and has since worked with the biggest stars in music; from Stitt to Sinatra, from the Queen of Pop to…

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‘It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play’ at RMTC

November 22 - December 15
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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After a lifetime of putting off his own plans to help others achieve their dreams, George Bailey becomes rooted in Bedford Falls. One Christmas evening, frustrated and on the brink of ruin, he contemplates the unthinkable. It’s up to a good-natured angel named Clarence to show George how his small life has made a big impact. With this fresh take on a classic story, our Mainstage is transformed into a live recording studio during the golden age of radio. Join…

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December 2018

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Music from a Charlie Brown Christmas

December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Charles Schultz’s beloved Christmas classic almost didn’t get made. Fortunately, despite numerous production difficulties, the cartoon first aired in 1965 with half the population tuning in to watch. In the years since its release, Charlie Brown’s search for “the true meaning of Christmas” has delighted millions. The Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra performs Vince Guaraldi’s iconic soundtrack and other holiday hits for a festive show not to be missed.

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January 2019

‘Matilda the Musical’ at RMTC

January 10, 2019 - February 2, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Matilda’s parents don’t understand her. At all. Her school life is no picnic under the iron rule of the frightful Miss Trunchbull. Armed with a vivid imagination and razor-sharp intellect, this delightfully defiant little girl resolves to change her destiny. Winner of more than 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, Roald Dahl’s cheeky salute to the power of the underdog has won over seven million people of all ages. Featuring irresistible music, whip-smart lyrics and the wild genius…

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‘A Doll’s House’ at RMTC

January 31, 2019 - February 16, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Henrik Ibsen’s realist masterpiece resonates more than a century after the debut of Nora Helmer, whose bourgeois illusions are shattered by the realization that she’s merely a doll in her own home. Nora is so hopelessly devoted to her husband Torvald that she will do anything to save his life. When the blackmailer threatens to reveal all, Nora must decide how far she’ll go to protect her family. A story of great love, deceit and discovery, A Doll’s House broke…

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February 2019

‘887’ at RMTC

February 8, 2019 - February 10, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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A Canadian theatre legend gets personal. Robert Lepage explores individual and collective memory in a visually stunning, evocative and unforgettable new show. An internationally celebrated artist known for breaking boundaries, Lepage’s mastery transcends genre with credits in theatre, film, ballet and opera. In high demand as a creative visionary, Lepage has designed productions for Cirque du Soleil and directed two tours for musician Peter Gabriel. After premiering at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, 887 wowed audiences on a worldwide…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Isn’t She Lovely – The Music of Stevie Wonder!

February 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

He has sold 100 million records, has 10 number one hits, and won Album of the Year three times. His music is syncopated, soulful and sophisticated. He is masterful on piano, mesmerizing on harmonica, and magic when he sings. He is the one and only Stevie Wonder and the WJO explores his music re-imagined for big band. Vocalist and harmonica player Todd Martin joins the band as we pay tribute to a Motown legend.

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Isn’t She Lovely – The Music of Stevie Wonder!

February 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

He has sold 100 million records, has 10 number one hits, and won Album of the Year three times. His music is syncopated, soulful and sophisticated. He is masterful on piano, mesmerizing on harmonica, and magic when he sings. He is the one and only Stevie Wonder and the WJO explores his music re-imagined for big band. Vocalist and harmonica player Todd Martin joins the band as we pay tribute to a Motown legend.

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‘A Doll’s House – Part 2’ at RMTC

February 21, 2019 - March 16, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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The door slam heard around the world still echoes when a liberated Nora returns home after 15 years. In his daring sequel to Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece, Lucas Hnath takes a modern approach to continue a shocking conversation. Faced with unexpected trouble, Nora is forced to ask for her ex-husband’s help, but it becomes clear that her salvation must come at his expense. As the threat of disgrace looms once again, they both must decide what they are willing to sacrifice…

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‘Made in Italy’ at RMTC

February 28, 2019 - March 16, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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It’s the 1970s and Francesco is the only kid in his Jasper school with a three-piece suit and a lunchbox full of cured meats and aged cheeses. Torn between his father’s deep Italian roots and the desire to adapt to his new country, Francesco Mantini fights his way to a new identity, with John Travolta as his model. Will the family bond survive Francesco’s rise to fame as Frank Martin? In this funny and charming one-man play, the journey from…

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March 2019

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Born to Be Blue with pianist and composer David Braid

March 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Chet Baker was the poster boy for cool jazz. His melancholy delivery of a lyric and understated trumpet rocketed the troubled musician to stardom. Robert Budreau’s 2015 film Born to Be Blue explores the tragic rise and fall of Baker with a stellar soundtrack composed by David Braid, who joins the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra to perform music made famous by the cool jazz superstar.

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Born to Be Blue with pianist and composer David Braid

March 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Chet Baker was the poster boy for cool jazz. His melancholy delivery of a lyric and understated trumpet rocketed the troubled musician to stardom. Robert Budreau’s 2015 film Born to Be Blue explores the tragic rise and fall of Baker with a stellar soundtrack composed by David Braid, who joins the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra to perform music made famous by the cool jazz superstar.

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Kidoons in association with Theatre Calgary and the 20K Collective presents ‘BOOM X’

March 21, 2019 - April 13, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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After making an impact with the multimedia hit BOOM, the inimitable Rick Miller is back with BOOM X. Playing more than 100 characters, Rick takes us from Woodstock in 1969 to 1995 when the Internet was starting to dominate our lives. Some famous BOOM characters make appearances. (Spoiler alert: Lennon gets shot, Reagan gets elected.) Showcasing cutting-edge projections and Rick’s virtuoso impressions of politicians, musicians and activists, BOOM X navigates the baby boom’s tangled legacy. Hold onto your seat as…

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April 2019

‘John’ at RMTC

April 4, 2019 - April 20, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Jenny and Elias are taking their crumbling relationship on a tour of Civil War sites, in the hope that a few days in a Gettysburg bed and breakfast will bring them together again. Their quirky hostess is a collector of countless fondly displayed objects, each representing some ghost or memory. The old dear’s treasures may soothe or haunt, depending on one’s state, and the player piano can take on an alarming life of its own at 2:00 in the morning.…

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‘The Cottage’ at RMTC

April 25, 2019 - May 18, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Randall is a free-thinking, commitment-averse dreamer who might be cheating on her banker boyfriend with the local handyman. Middle-aged Bennet longs for his teenage years, and it shows. Matty won a bit of money, quit his job and has been riding the freedom highway ever since. One thing these siblings have in common is their love for the family cottage. Their ailing mother has given them the weekend to decide what to do with the cottage after she’s gone, and…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Fiesta Cubana with Papa Mambo

April 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Led by Chilean-born guitarist and percussionist Rodrigo Muñoz, Papa Mambo celebrates their thirtieth anniversary by conjuring images of tropical beaches, Miami nightclubs and Cuban street parties for the WJO’s high-energy season finale. Featuring Muñoz’s Papa Mambo embedded in the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, get your dancin’ shoes and join us for Fiesta Cubana!

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Fiesta Cubana with Papa Mambo

April 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Led by Chilean-born guitarist and percussionist Rodrigo Muñoz, Papa Mambo celebrates their thirtieth anniversary by conjuring images of tropical beaches, Miami nightclubs and Cuban street parties for the WJO’s high-energy season finale. Featuring Muñoz’s Papa Mambo embedded in the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, get your dancin’ shoes and join us for Fiesta Cubana!

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