Today in Music History
IN 1979, Music Box Dancer, an instrumental by Canadian pianist Frank Mills, became the No. 1 single in the U.S. It was the first instrumental to top the charts in several years.
Born This Day
Billie Holiday, 1915
Ravi Shankar, 1920
James Garner, 1928
David Frost, 1939
Francis Ford Coppola, 1939
John Oates, 1949
Jackie Chan, 1954
Russell Crowe, 1964
Bill Bellamy, 1965
Pyramid Cabaret, 9 p.m. Tickets $32 at Ticketmaster, Music Trader.
WSO: Masterworks Brahms Requiem
Centennial Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets from $23 to $87 at Ticketmaster or at the WSO box office, 949-3999.
Park Theatre, 8 p.m. Tickets $14 at Park Theatre.
Times Change(d), 10 p.m. Admission $10.
RMTC Warehouse. Tickets start at $19.95 at 942-6537, toll-free at 1-877-446-4500 or visit www.mtc.mb.ca.
God of Carnage
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. Tickets start at $28.35 at 942-6537, toll-free at 1-877-446-4500.
The Number 14
Manitoba Theatre for Young People, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Shaw Performing Arts Centre, The Forks. Tickets at 942-8898.
Till It Hurts
Prairie Theatre Exchange, to April 15, 3rd floor Portage Place. Tickets at $27 to $45 at 942-5483.
Jail House Rock!
Celebrations Dinner Theatre, 6:15 p.m. Tickets $28.95 to $64.95 at 982-8282.
Out and about
Names Instead of Numbers
Memorial to Jewish and Christian Holocaust victims, in the chapel of Winnipeg's Westminster United Church, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., to April 15.
Canad Inns Hotel, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Polo Park. Free
Winnipeg Comedy Festival
To April 15, Gas Station Arts Centre. Tickets at www.winnipegcomedyfestival.com and 855-985-5000.
Shane Mauss, 7:45 and 10:30 p.m.; $15 at 488-4520 or rumorscomedyclub.com.
Alive (140 Bannatyne): Pop Vegas
Brooklands Inn (8 Keewatin): Son of a Gun
Canadiana Hotel (1400 Notre Dame): Rockbox
Cowboys (1034 Elizabeth): Hawg Wylde
Current Lounge (Inn At The Forks): Jodie Borlé
Henderson Highway Legion Branch 215 ( 3600 DeVries Ave.): Echo Valley
Jaguars Dance Club (Club Regent, 1425 Regent): Catie St. Germain
Jeffrey's (1420 Henderson): Get Lucky
King's Head (120 King): Electric Dynamite
The Loft Gastropub (774 Corydon): Karen Barg and Ken Currie Trio
Marion (393 Marion): Two Dollar Pistol
Mirrors Pub Club (1975 Portage): Almost Famous
Nicolett (632 Lafleche): BGP Band
The Oak (826 Regent): Juke box Heroes
Ozzys Bar & Nightclub (160 Osborne):
Palm Room (Fort Garry Hotel): Helen White
Palomino (1133 Portage): The Service
Park Theatre (698 Osborne): Colleen Brown with Jenny Berkel and the Reverend Rambler
Pop Soda's Coffeehouse & Gallery (625 Portage Ave.): Miss Rae & Holly Stratton with Bacca
Prairie Ink McNally Robinson (Grant Park Shopping Centre): Beth Hamilton
Rockwood Anavets Unit 303 (341 Wilton St.): Biivver Band
St. Regis Hotel (285 Smith): Johnni Splash
Silver Spike (202 Bond): Eye To Eye
Tavern United (MTS Centre): JJR
Tavern United (826 Regent): Nenah Barkley
Times Change(d) (Main & St. Mary Ave.): Sean Ashby CD release
West Kildonan Legion (members and guests,1748 Main): Celebration
Whiskey Dix (436 Main): Marc Labossiere
Wood Tavern (Norwood): Mother Groove
The Zoo (160 Osborne): Cobain Tribute with Smash Brothers, TGiv'R and Out From The Shadows