WINNIPEG — One of the world’s longest dining tables is making a comeback for a second year this spring.
Table for 1200 — or Table for 1201 as it’s called this year — will be Saturday, May 23 from 7-9 p.m.
The dining event will once again highlight Winnipeg’s emerging design scene by combing architecture, design and the culinary arts. Winnipeg chefs Mandel Hitzer (Deer + Almond) and Joe Kalturnyk (RAW Gallery) and Ben Kramer (Diversity Food Services) will prepare food for the evening.
The Assiniboine Park Zoo is making it cheaper for visitors to check out its many exhibits.
Beginning April 1 — and on the first Tuesday of every month — adult, senior and youth visitors will pay $12 to enter the zoo. Children three and older will be $10, while those under three will be admitted free.
Toronto roots rockers Skydiggers are returning to Winnipeg this spring.
The band will play the West End Cultural Centre on May 22.
Northern Shore, their eighth studio album, was released in 2013 and still remains the band’s most adventurous and varied collection of songs yet. They will share that same musical experience with a local audience when they make their return.
A clash of bands and filmmakers will see the two creative fields merge at the West End Cultural Centre on May 23.
Bands vs. Filmmakers 5 is a collaborative effort by the Winnipeg Film Group’s Cinematheque and WECC where five successful independent Winnipeg filmmakers will be accompanied by the performances of five great Winnipeg bands and musicians.
This year’s featured bands, musicians and filmmakers include:
Nominees for the Winnipeg Comedy Festival’s first awards show have been revealed.
The Mics take place Sunday, April 12 at the Club Regent Event Centre, recognizing the best in comedy.
Nominees include Erica Sigurdson, Rebecca Kohler and Winnipeg’s Chantel Marostica in the best female standup category, and on the best male side, Graham Chittenden, Charlie Demers, Derek Edwards and David Pryde.