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Today in Music History

IN 1877, the first successful gramophone was demonstrated. It was invented by Thomas Edison and built by his mechanic, John Kruesi.

Born This Day

Louis Prima, 1911

Eli Wallach, 1915

Ted Knight, 1923

Ellen Burstyn, 1932

Harry Chapin, 1942

Tom Waits, 1949

C. Thomas Howell, 1966

Today's Lineup


WSO: Barenaked Ladies Hits and Holiday Songs

Centennial Concert Hall, 8 p.m.; tickets at Ticketmaster.

Jason McCoy

McPhillips Station Casino, 8 p.m.; $31.25 and $36.50 at Ticketmaster.

You Rock Comedy & Soul Jam

West End Cultural Centre, 7:15 p.m.; $20 at WECC or email


Miracle on South Division Street

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


Le Cercle Molière, 8 p.m., ends tomorrow, 340 Provencher Blvd. Tickets $27 and $30.

Wind of a Thousand Tales

Presented by Merlyn Productions Ellice Cafe & Theatre, ends tomorrow, 7:30 p.m.; $7 and $10.

Norm Foster's Comedy Bedtime Stories

Presented by the Shoestring Players, 7:30 p.m. Forrest Nickerson Theatre, 285 Pembina Hwy. Tickets $15.

Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Manitoba Theatre For Young People, 7 p.m., #2 Forks Market Rd.

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

First Fridays in the Exchange

Exchange District, 5 p.m., explore artists' studios, galleries, cafés and shops.

Festival of Trees & Lights 2012

Continues to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Manitoba Hydro Gallery 360 Portage Ave.

Christmas Fair...with a Ukrainian Flair!

Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural & Educational Centre, 10 a.m.

Christmas at the Taylor's

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

2012 Cannes Lions: World's Best Commercials

Continues 7 and 9:30 p.m., Winnipeg Art Gallery. Tickets $10 and $11.

Holidaze Craft Show

Noon to 9 p.m., 75 Albert St.

Canad Inns Winter Wonderland

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


Prairie Dance Circuit

The Rachel Browne Theatre, 8 p.m., 204-211 Bannatyne Ave.; $20 and $25 at Ticketmaster.


Gerry Dee - Life After Teaching 2012 Tour

Burton Cummings Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets at Ticketmaster.


Darryl Lenox, 9:15 p.m., $21 at 204-488-4520 or


Shawna Dempsey

Reading Bedtime Stories for the Edge of the World, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 8:30 p.m.


Arkadash (268 Portage): Amber Epp with Trio Bembe

Big A (1975 Portage): The Revival

Brooklands Inn (8 Keewatin St.): Permission To Land

Canadiana Hotel (1400 Notre Dame): Leanne Pearson

Cavern (112 Osborne, downstairs): The Christpunchers and Super FX

Cowboys (1034 Elizabeth): Damn Straight

Current Restaurant (75 Forks Market Rd.): Helen White

Highway 75 Blues and Sports Bar: (Pembina Hotel): Frenz

Jaguars (Club Regent): Al Andrusco Band

Jeffrey's (1420 Henderson): Rockbox

Joe's Garage (Pandora Inn): One Eyed Jacks

Marion (393 Marion,): Marc Labossiere

Palm Room (Fort Garry Hotel): Ferruccio Montanino

Palomino (1133 Portage): Loco Mojo

Pony Corral (Grant and Wilton): Mike and the Eastwood Gang

Silver Spike (202 Bond): Jukebox Heroes

Tavern United (826 Regent): Marc Labossiere

Times Change(d) (Main & St. Mary Ave.): Chris Carmichael and Jakebrakes

Toukies (Club Regent Casino): Julien Desaulniers Duo

Upperdeck Sports Bar (McPhillips Station Casino): Rockalypso Trio

West Kildonan Legion (members and guests, 1740 Main St.): Maravells

The Wood Tavern (Norwood Hotel): Mother Groove

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition December 7, 2012 D5

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