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Today in music history

In 1913, a San Francisco newspaper used the word "jazz" for the first time in print. The first style of music known as jazz was the New Orleans style, later called Dixieland, in which a small group would improvise collectively on a well-known tune.

 

Born this day

 

Michelangelo, 1475

Lou Costello, 1906

Ed McMahon, 1923

Ken Danby, 1940

Rob Reiner, 1945

David Gilmour, 1946

Tom Arnold, 1959

Shaquille O'Neal, 1972

 

Today's Lineup

Concerts

 

Kid Sister

Chicago rap artist. With DJ D Lo and The Lytics, Pantages Playhouse Theatre, 9:30 p.m.; $20.

Andy Rourke

Former Smiths bassist performs a DJ set. With Sean Allum, Pyramid Cabaret, 10 p.m.; $15.

Solidarity Rock

Launch of Winnipeg chapter of the International Solidarity Rock Campaign, which raises funds for Cuban musicians. With SubCity, Shouting Ground, the Falklands, West End Cultural Centre, 8 p.m.; $10.

WSO: One Thousand and One Arabian Nights

Hear the folklore behind the music, Centennial Concert Hall, 8 p.m.; $18 to $75 at 949-3999.

Kenny Barron/Mulgrew Miller

New York jazz piano duo, 8 p.m. today and 2 & 8 p.m. Sunday, Rady Jewish Community Centre; $34.

Hear The People Sing!

Selections from Les Miserables and Oliver! by the St. Andrew's Church Choir, St. Andrews River Heights United Church, 7:30 p.m.; $15.

 

Theatre

 

Looking Back-west

MTC Warehouse, 3:30 & 8:30 p.m.; $13.65 to $40.95 at 942-6537 or visit www.mtc.mb.ca.

Mother Courage and Her Children

Bertolt Brecht's play examining the cost of war, MTC, 4 & 8:30 p.m.; $23.10 to $65.10 at 942-6537 or visit www.mtc.mb.ca.

Remember the Night

Equal parts murder-mystery, dark comedy and bittersweet love song to Winnipeg, Moving Target Theatre Company, 290 McDermot (4th floor), 2 & 8 p.m. today, continues to March 14; $15, students/seniors $10.

Doute (Doubt)

Presented by Le Cercle Molière, Le Théâtre de la Chapelle, 825 Saint-Joseph Street, to March 27; $25.71, students/seniors $23.33 at 233-8053.

Anne of Green Gables

North Kildonan Community Players present award-winning Canadian musical, St. Boniface College, to Sunday, 7:30 p.m. today; $20 at 479-NKCP (6527) or email nkcp@live.com.

 

Literary

Uprising

Douglas Bland's new novel, McNally Robinson Grant Park, 2 p.m.

 

Films

 

Freeze Frame International Film Festival

Mia et le Migou (France, 2008) for ages 7 and up, 12:15 p.m. today, Cinematheque, 100 Arthur, the festival continues to March 13. For a full schedule visit www.freezeframeonline.org.

 

Comedy

 

Rumor's

Chicago comic John Roy, to March 13, 7:45 & 10:30 p.m.; for reservations call 488-4520 or visit rumorscomedyclub.com.

 

Out and About

Monster Jam

Monster truck legend Grave Digger, Taz monster truck plus Madusa, Excalibur Nitro Circus and Shock Therapy, MTS Centre, 2 & 7:30 p.m. with The Pit Party from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.; $22.75 to $35.50.

2010 Mid-Canada Boat Show

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Winnipeg Convention Centre; admission $10.

The Beatles Backstage and Behind The Scenes

Manitoba Museum, to April 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends; $8, children/seniors $6.50 or $26.50 for a family; visit www.manitobamuseum.ca.

 

Nightspots

 

Alive (140 Bannatyne): Almost Famous.

Academy Food, Drinks & Music (437 Stradbrook): The Paul Stanleys.

Brooklands (8 Keewatin): Straight Jacket.

Cavern (112 Osborne, downstairs): Michael James & Mellow Pollution.

Current (Inn At The Forks): Papa Mambo.

Dylan O'Connor's Irish Pub (2609 Portage): Star Syndicate.

Dylan's on Pembina (1875 Pembina): Burning Borders, Dry Run and Civil Disobedients.

Gates on Roblin (6945 Roblin): Robert Naumko.

Green Brier (1611 Main at Rupertsland): Echo Beat.

Grant & Wilton Coffee House (1077 Grant): Flo.

HI-FI Club (108 Osborne): DJ Dow Kee$h.

Jeffrey's (1420 Henderson): CORE.

King's Head (120 King): Generation Gap.

Level Two Niteclub (575 Portage): DJ Rexx.

Lincoln (1030 McPhillips): Traffic Control.

Marion (393 Marion): Ashland Court.

Mirrors (Assiniboine Inn, 1975 Portage): Bad Dog.

MIX Nite Club (550 McPhillips): Big Dippers.

Neon Lights (Canadiana Hotel, 1400 Notre Dame): Rusty Nail.

Norwood (112 Marion): Bobs Yer Uncle.

Ozzy's (160 Osborne, downstairs): 2MSU, Scarlet Halo, Discovenant and It Dwells Within.

Palomino (1133 Portage): The Boom.

Republic (291 Bannatyne): DJ Dow Jones.

Rookies (201 Melrose East, Central Hotel): DJ Barca.

Royal Albert (48 Albert): 6Bloc, Prolific, Redworm, Tzeo, Billy Rockwell and DJ SWAT vs. Dinkbridge.

Royal George (123 Regent West): Slow Motion Walter.

Sam's Place (159 Henderson): Broadkaster.

Silver Spike (202 Bond): Covergirl.

Shannon's Irish Pub (175 Carlton): Hendrix tribute, proceeds to Winnipeg Harvest.

Times Changed (Main & St. Mary Ave.): Twilight Hotel. Whiskey Dix (436 Main): Pop the Trunk.

Zoo (160 Osborne): Versus the Nothing, Fattooth, Seconds From Disaster and Ruined.

 

 

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition March 6, 2010 C9

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