Swap Not Shop II
Sunday, folks! Sorry about the mistake! Sunday, March 4, 2012 from 4-6 PM @ Rocker Center (above Mondragon) Admission by donation Bring your gently used clothing down and swap them for awesome new stuff that you’ll actually wear! - Come with any and all clothes/shoes/bags/accessories/hats etc. - Ensure clothes that you bring are gently used and in good, wearable condition. - Each...
Festival du Voyageur →
Runs until Sunday, February 26, 2012 Admission: See below I’ve been to Festival for the last couple of days, and it’s been a blast! Yesterday was particularly fun taking my young nephews and playing outside in this beautiful weather. Toboggan runs, snow tubing, wagon rides, and king of the hill. Last night, the F-Holes played a great show and we danced our butts off in the crowded...
A Night of Original Music
Thursday, February 23, 2012 @ the Folk Exchange Admission: $2 Doors: 7 PM Show: 7:30 PM Open mic: 9:30 PM (six slots) The Manitoba Independent Songwriters Circle presents A Night of Original Music at The Folk Exchange. Doors 7:00 PM, show 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, followed by six open mic slots to perform two ORIGINAL SONGS! Sign up when you arrive, 211 Bannatyne Ave. Cover $2 for non-performers. ...
Mini-Commentary: Secret Handshake
Just had my first go-round at Secret Handshake, and it was mighty nice to see so many creative folk gathered in one room with the intent of connecting and sharing. Next time, I’ll be a little more forward and meet some full-on strangers! The March meet-up marks Secret Handshake’s two-year anniversary! Thursday, March 22, 2012 @ 6 PM - King’s Head Pub
Aqua Books Announces New Incarnation →
aquabooks: In April 2012, the New Aqua Books will be rocking our new space at 123 Princess Street. This leaner, meaner (okay I’ll try to be less mean) version of Winnipeg’s Cultural City Hall will feature a larger theatre, workshop space, books, full bar, and food service. More details will be released in the weeks to come.
Secret Handshake →
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 @ the King’s Head Pub littlebluerobot: I’ve been a registered member of Secret Handshake since goodness knows when… Forever, I think. But I’ve never actually made it out to one! I’ve always made excuses, most of them legitimate. They include: “I’m too tired,” “I’ve got homework,” and the famous, “But I’m so warm and cozy!!” But after being scolded over...
The F-Holes, Chris Carmichael, and special Little... →
Friday, February 17, 2012 from 10 PM - 1 AM @ Times Change(d) Tickets: $?? Great night of music for ya! Chris is kicking off the night with a not to be missed solo acoustic set, followed by the F-Holes with special Little Miss’tery guests. Keep the post Festival party going at the Times.
Countries Shaped Like Stars →
March 14-17, 2012 @ Studio 320 (70 Albert Street) Tickets: $18 / $14 (opening night and matinee) One of my favourite plays from Fringe 2011! Countries Shaped Like Stars returns to Winnipeg! a Mi Casa production A love story best heard through a tin-can telephone. Wednesday, March 14, 8:00 pm Thursday, March 15, 8:00 pm Friday, March 16, 8:00 pm Saturday, March 17, 2:00pm...
Five local bands to watch in 2012 | The Uniter:... →
The Blisters Check out The Blisters live at the Edge Gallery on Tuesday, Feb. 14 for a My Bloody Valentine tribute show and Friday, Feb. 24 with Absent Sound at the Rudolph Rocker. Visit http://www.theblisters.bandcamp.com. Still Lights Still Lights release the EP with a show on Friday, Feb. 17 at the Park Theatre. Visit http://www.stilllights.com. Softcore Hear Softcore’s five...
Ketchup & Soda
I’ll be at Pop Soda’s on Friday at 4pm catching up with friends if anyone wants to drop by to say hello. If you haven’t been, Pop Soda’s Coffeehouse & Gallery is a really casual space run by the former owners of Tomato Pie Co. (making for good food) and Rogue Gallery (making for an interesting space, perhaps too hipstery for some). I’ll probably stick around until...
Spence Neighbourhood Mid-Winter Block Party
Saturday, February 11, 2012 from 5-8 PM on Spence between Ellice and Sargent Free Event Please bring baking or finger food to share if you can! Roast a hotdog over an open fire Hot drinks and homemade baking Broomball Snow house for decorating Pinata for kids Families with young children, come right at 5 PM for a kids’ broomball game and at 6 PM for the pinata Please bring baking...
Shane Koyczan and the Short Story Long →
Saturday, March 31, 2012 @ West End Cultural Centre Pre-sale: Friday, February 3, 2012 from 10 AM - 10 PM Tickets: $17.50 plus Ticketmaster fees Shane is AMAZING. Hilarious and touching. A spectrum of emotions and ideas. They were a fan favourite at the 2011 festival, now we’re bringing Shane Koyczan and The Short Story Long back for a concert at the West End Cultural Centre on Saturday, March...
Winter Dance Party →
Saturday, February 4, 2012 from 7 PM to 12:30 AM Tickets: $10 advance / $15 door The best Buddy Holly tribute show north of Clear Lake, Iowa goes down at The Park Theatre on February 4 with your perennial hosts The Scarlet Union. This year’s guests include the fabulous Smokebox (who will be playing Buddy Holly’s second album front to back!) and The Electrics. This is a grand...