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Today in Music History
IN 1990, Guns N' Roses lead singer Axl Rose married Erin Everly, daughter of Don Everly of the Everly Brothers, in Las Vegas. A limousine chauffeur served as the witness. The marriage lasted only three weeks.
Born This Day
Ann-Margret (Olsson), 1941
Ginette Reno, 1946
Jay Leno, 1950
Mary McDonnell, 1952
Elizabeth Rohm, 1973
Penelope Cruz, 1974
Jorge Garcia, 1979
Jessica Alba, 1981
WSO Soundbytes, The General
Centennial Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets $23 to 72 at 949-3999, wso.ca.
Balanced Records Anniversary Party
Pop Soda's, 9 p.m. Admission $10.
Prairie Kitchen Party
West End Cultural Centre, 8 p.m. Tickets $18.50 at Ticketmaster, WECC.
Next to Normal
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, continues to May 12. Tickets $28.35 to $78.75 at 942-6537, toll-free at 1-877-446-4500 or visit www.mtc.mb.ca.
Sarasvati Productions, 8 p.m. to May 13, Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, U of W. Tickets $12 and $18 at 586-2236.
Jail House Rock!
Celebrations Dinner Theatre, Canad Inns Fort Garry, 6:15 p.m. Tickets $28.95 to $64.95 at 982-8282.
Myq Kaplan, 7:45 and 10:30 p.m.; $15.
Out and About
Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival
Continues to May 10, Rady Jewish Community Centre, 123 Doncaster. Tickets $10.50 at 477-7510.
Your Roots Are Showing
Starting the Genealogy Hunt in Eastern Europe, 2 p.m., Ogniwo Polish Museum, 1417 Main. St.
Charleswood Art Group
Presents its annual Springtide Art Show & Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., St Andrews River Heights United Church.
Happy Monkey Club Presents: The Power of Positive
Prairie Theatre Exchange, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. For tickets see www.happymonkey.com or 955-6318
The "What is Art" Throwdown!
Panel Discussion, 2 p.m., MAWA, 611 Main St. Free.
Signing Andy De Jarlis: Life and Times of an Old Time Fiddler, 2 p.m., McNally Robinson.
Launch of Everything Pales in Comparison, 2 p.m., McNally Robinson.
Alive (140 Bannatyne): Catie St. Germain
Canadiana Hotel (1400 Notre Dame Ave.) Mr. Meaners
Cavern (112 Osborne, downstairs): The Stiff Bishops & The Smash Brothers.
Cowboys (1034 Elizabeth): Damn Straight
The Current Lounge (Inn At The Forks): Paul DeGurse
4Play Sports Bar (323 Portage Ave.): DJ St. Germain
Jaguars Dance Club (Club Regent): Almost Famous
Jeffrey's (1420 Henderson): Rock Box
King's Head (120 King): Oh So Popular
Le Garage Cafe (166 Provencher): Johnny Moonbeam
The Loft Gastropub (774 Corydon Ave.): Helen White and Friends Trio
Marion (393 Marion): Big Slick
Mirrors Pub Club (1975 Portage): Juke Box Heroes
Nicolett (632 Lafleche): Renegades
The Oak (826 Regent): Marc Labossiere
Palm Room (Fort Garry Hotel): Merv Mauthe
Palomino (1133 Portage): The Blast Caps
Pony Corral (Grant Park at Wilton): Mike and the Eastwood Gang
Prairie Ink McNally Robinson (Grant Park Shopping Centre): Robert Burton Trio
Rockwood Anavets Unit 303 (341 Wilton St.): Dominos
Royal George Hotel (123 Regent Ave.): Chris Bigford
Silver Spike (202 Bond): Electric Angel
Tavern United (MTS Centre): Nenah Barkley
Tavern United (826 Regent): Marc Labossiere
Times change(d) (Main & St. Mary Ave.): F-Holes
The Wood Tavern (Norwood Hotel): Moneyfinger
Whiskey Dix (436 Main): Pop The Trunk
West Kildonan Legion (members and guests,1748 Main): The Breeze