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Ends Friday, Rainbow Stage, Kildonan Park. Tickets $35 to $59.50 at 989-0888 or

Sam's Speil: An Interactive General Strike Play

By Danny Schur, 11 a.m. Sunday, Winnipeg Free Press News Café. Tickets $40 at 204-226-TOUR.

NCIS: Canadian Affair Celebrations Dinner Theatre, continues to Oct. 6. Showtimes: 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays; 5 p.m. Sundays, Canad Inns Fort Garry. Tickets from $28.95 to $64.95 at 982-8282.

Out and about

Live on the Rooftop

Mariachi Ghost, 7:30 p.m. tonight, Winnipeg Art Gallery. Tickets $25 at

River Heights Farmers' Market

Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. Grosvenor and Oak Street;, 204-488-7000.

Red River Farmers' Market

Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to Sept. 28, Red River Exhibition Park. Free.

Canadian Museum for Human Rights Perimeter Tours

Free guided tour, to Saturday. Accessible by wheelchair, four times daily, Wednesday through Saturday. Limited capacity. Reserve at or call 204-289-2016.

Cache Me If You Can!

Solve a history mystery on a self-guided GPS tour. Kits include: GPS unit & self-guiding booklet; $6 per kit rental 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, Parks Canada Kiosk -- Explore Manitoba Centre, The Forks, ends Monday. For more information call 98-FORKS (204-983-6757).

Saint-Boniface Walking Tour

90-minute guided tour of Winnipeg's French Quarter. Daily at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Tourisme Riel office, 219 Provencher, ends tomorrow. Cost: $4 to $7. For more info call 204-233-8343.



Lars Callieou, to Sept. 6. Regular admission: (two-for-one admission) Tuesdays; Wednesday and Thursday 8 p.m., $12; Friday and Saturday 7:45 & 10:30 p.m., $15 at 488-4520 or


David Matas

Launch of State Organs: Transplant Abuse in China, 7 p.m. tonight, McNally Robinson.

Jeffrey John Eyamie

Launch of Zombie Princess Apocalypse, 7 p.m. Tuesday, McNally Robinson.

Elsie H.R. Rempel

Launch of Please Pass the Faith: The Art of Spiritual Grandparenting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, McNally Robinson.


Dalnavert Museum

Explore the 1895 home of Sir Hugh John Macdonald. Guided tours offered daily, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday to Friday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, 61 Carlton; $3 to $5.

Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre

Interactive exhibits include a robot made of over 50 household appliances. Hours: Monday to Thursday, 1 to 4 p.m. Free admission. Call 360-7905 to arrange a group tour.

Manitoba Museum

See the biggest meteorite ever found in Manitoba in the Science Gallery's Space Rocks exhibit. Wildlife: A Tribute to Clarence Tillenius in the museum's Urban Corridor, free with museum gallery admission. Admission: $8 adults, $6.50 youths/seniors, $26.50 family;

Riel House National Historic Site

330 River Rd., ends Monday. Call 257-1783 for program information.

Western Canada Aviation Museum

Coastal Patrol: Canada's Role in War and Peacetime. Also showing: Secret Agents, Spies and Moon Planes. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 958 Ferry Rd. Hangar T-2.


The Buhler Gallery

Metamorphosis: A Conversation by Jackson Beardy, Eddy Cobiness, Jackie Traverse, Linus Wood, to Sept. 16, St. Boniface Hospital, 409 Taché.

Gallery 1C03

Ongoing exhibit New Iconographies, by Emily Doucet. U of W.

MHC Gallery

Prairie Connection, silkscreen prints by Chinese painter/printmaker Liang Yu, to Oct. 6, 600 Shaftesbury.

Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library

Inorganic: an exhibit celebrating clay, glass and metal craft, to Sept. 12, 18-183 Kennedy.

Medea Gallery

My Happy Place, new paintings by Sharon Routley, ends tomorrow. New work by Sonja Strausz, opens Saturday to Sept. 14, 132 Osborne.

Wayne Arthur Gallery

Mixed-media collage by Mabel Tinguely, opens tomorrow to Sept. 26, 186 Provencher.

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Fairy Tales, Monsters and the Genetic Imagination, ends Sunday. The Collection on View, six exhibitions of works that span 400 years from the Renaissance and Baroque through to the 20th century; The Stafford Collection of Inuit Sculpture, to January 2013.

Past the Perimeter

Manitoba Goddess Festival

Tomorrow to Monday, Aurora Farm, St. Norbert, 3 miles south of the Perimeter. Tickets $10 and $15 or $30 and $55 weekend passes at 204-227-0309.

Cook's Creek Heritage Museum

Dedicated to pioneers from Slavic countries, at Hwy. 212 and Sapton Road. Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed Wednesdays). Call 204-444-4448 for info and to book tours. Admission $2 and $4.

Philip's Magical Paradise

Museum of magic and illusion, open until Sept. 27. Located on the west side of Giroux, 10 km north east of Steinbach. Turn east at Hwy 12 and PR 311 east. Hours: weekdays by appointment at 204-326-1219. Weekends 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Donations accepted. For more info see

Pineridge Hollow Farmer's Market

Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., to Sept. 15. Take 59 north to Garven Road and follow the signs.

V. Gross' Doll Museum and Gift Shop

Open until October, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday thru Friday by appointment. Warren, Manitoba. Admission $4. Call 204-322-5346.

Up and coming


Sept. 7-9, featuring Lights on Broadway with Big Dance, Sept. 8; Ciclovia 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, and the Taste of Downtown Wine and Cheese Festival running all three days.

From Bobby Socks To Ballroom

Sept. 8, Winnipeg Convention Centre, with Peter Noone and Herman's Hermits, in support of adults living with an intellectual disability. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. Tickets $150 at 204-956-9700.

John Edward

Sept. 9, Marlborough Hotel, 2 p.m. Psychic and medium presents Do the Dead Speak?, 331 Smith. Tickets $150 at 1-800-233-3123.

John Pinette

Oct. 19, Burton Cummings Theatre, 7 p.m. Comedian plays makeup show. Tickets at Ticketmaster.

Video Games Live

Oct. 31, Centennial Concert Hall, a multimedia concert experience, 6 p.m. pre-show, 7:30 p.m. start time. Tickets at Ticketmaster.

Comic Con

Nov. 2-4, featuring Star Trek's Patrick Stewart. See

Jeff Dunham: Disorderly Conduct

Nov. 7, MTS Centre. Comedian/ventriloquist. Tickets TBA at Ticketmaster.

Cesar Millan: Trust Your Instincts

Nov. 18, MTS Centre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25 to $125 at Ticketmaster.

Animatronic Dragons

Nov. 21-25, MTS Centre, based on the animated movie How to Train Your Dragon. Tickets start at $39.50 at Ticketmaster.

Comedian Adam Carolla

Nov. 30, Burton Cummings Theatre. Tickets $39 and $49 at Ticketmaster.

Canad Inns Winter Wonderland

Nov. 30-Jan. 5, Red River Exhbition Park.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition August 30, 2012 E13

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