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Today in Music History

IN 1970, Jim Morrison performed for the last time with The Doors. The concert in New Orleans ended early when Morrison smashed a hole in the stage with a microphone stand. He departed The Doors for what was supposed to be a temporary absence to concentrate on his poetry. He was found dead in the bathtub at his Paris apartment the following July, apparently of a heart attack brought on by drug abuse.

Born This Day

Edward G. Robinson, 1893

Frank Sinatra, 1915

Bob Barker, 1923

Connie Francis, 1938

Dionne Warwick, 1941

Madchen Amick, 1970

Jennifer Connelly, 1970

Today's Lineup

Theatre

Miracle on South Division Street

Continues to Dec. 15, at RMTC's John Hirsch Mainstage. Tickets start at $29 at 204-942-6537.

Rock of Ages

Ens today, 8 p.m., Centennial Concert Hall; $73.10 and $83.10 at Ticketmaster or 1-855-985-5000.

The Big Boom Theory

Celebrations Dinner Theatre, to Jan. 12, Canad Inn Fort Garry, 6:15 p.m.; $30.95 to $69.95 at 204-982-8282.

Out and About

Christmas at the Taylor's

Continues to Dec 29, 6 to 10 p.m., 3001 Roblin Blvd.

Canad Inns Winter Wonderland

Continues to Jan. 5, 6 to 10 p.m., Red River Exhibition Park; $15 per vehicle up to 7 passengers.

Eaton's Fairy Tale Vignettes

Continues to Dec. 29, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Children's Museum. Admission $10.

2012 Cannes Lions: World's Best Commercials

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 7 p.m. Tickets $10 and $11.

Comedy

Trailer Park Boys

Burton Cummings Theatre, Dear Santa Claus, go F#*% Yourself, 7:30 p.m.; $32.75 and $41.25 at Ticketmaster.

Nitespots

Arkadash (268 Portage Ave.): Helen White

Five Fifty Five (555 South Osborne): Vinyl Pick Mix Night

Le Garage Cafe (166 Provencher): Pierre Freynet and Friends

Palm Room (Fort Garry Hotel): Elmer Negado

Royal George Hotel (123 Regent): Sassy Jack

Tavern United (826 Regent): Tom Dunlop

Upperdeck Sports Bar (McPhillips Station Casino): Rock the Mike

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition December 12, 2012 C4

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