Poets will compete at the West End Cultural Centre on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 to move on to the national competition at the 2015 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Saskatoon. Four poets in total will eventually be selected to head west.
The sights, sounds and most importantly, tastes, of New Orleans will once again make up a party atmosphere at the RBC Convention Centre.
Winnipeg Mardi Gras returns to the city February 13-14, 2015 and will kick off with a new Zombie Night on Friday the 13th. Those who come dressed in full zombie costume and make-up will be admitted free and entered to win a prize package.
WINNIPEG — A number of historic Canadian documents — that are rarely loaned out — are now on display at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
The Library and Archives Canada loaned the museum 11 documents and artifacts, including Treaty No. 1, ratified by seven First Nations chiefs in 1871 at Lower Fort Garry. The museum itself stands on Treaty No. 1 land, which encompasses most of southern Manitoba.
Three Winnipeg radio stations are putting on a show in support of The Children’s Wish Foundation tonight.
Energy 106 FM, Jewel 101 and CKJS 810 AM are presenting “The Let It Snow Show” at the Park Theatre. The evening will include performances by the hypnotist Matao, Chris Funk the magician, Slava! Ukrainian Contemporary Dancers, Colleen Furlan from the Rainbow Stage production of “The Little Mermaid,” Team X-MEN KPOP Dance Crew, Tiffany Ponce, The Marketplace players and a special performance by Maria Aragon.
Proceeds from the show will go directly to benefit the Foundation.
Showtime is 6 p.m. at 698 Osborne Street. Doors open at 5 p.m.
WINNIPEG — The first annual Royal Princess Ball will support the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba early in the new year.
Happily Ever After Parties is presenting the inaugural event January 18, 2015 at the Viscount Gort Hotel.
The Royal Princess Ball will be a magical and unforgettable evening where fairy tales come to life. The lavish, family-centered gala will include a feast fit for a king or queen, dancing, prizes, numerous performances including classic and modern princess songs, a performance by the local and talented a cappella group Those Guys, and dancing.
WINNIPEG — An interactive nativity play of the town of Bethlehem and the events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ is having audiences experiencing biblical times like never before.
Bethlehem LIVE! is Gateway Community Church’s annual holiday production, currently running until Sunday, December 14.
Volunteers put on the play, which began in 2006 and has attracted 38,539 since its inception. The busiest performance ever experienced at Bethlehem LIVE! was 40 tours involving 1,360 guests on one Saturday evening.