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Today in Music History


In 1978, the Police starred in a British TV commercial for Wrigley's chewing gum. The ad was made before the group had released any records.


Born This Day


Jonathan Demme, 1944

Julie Walters, 1950

Kyle MacLachlan, 1959

Steve Irwin, 1962

Jeri Ryan, 1968

Thomas Jane, 1969

Drew Barrymore, 1975

James Blunt, 1977


Today's Lineup




The St. Andrew's River Heights United Church Senior Choir

Church auditorium, 255 Oak St. Wouldn't It Be Loverly, Feb. 21-22, 7:30 p.m. Tickets at 204-488-1130.

Bruckner 8

Centennial Concert Hall, Feb. 21 & 22, 8 p.m. WSO Masterworks. Tickets $33.85 to $79.95 at Ticketmaster.

Rock Your Heart Out

Park Theatre, 9 p.m., Hillel Winnipeg hosts a concert in support of Save a Child's Heart. Help improve cardiac care for children in developing countries., $10

Black History Month Gospel Celebration

Immanuel Fellowship Church, 7 p.m., 479 St Mary's Rd., featuring Sheila Raye Charles (daughter of the legendary Ray Charles) Tickets $5 and $10 at 204-509-7726.

Sibyl with Darling Twig

Folk Exchange, 8 p.m. Tickets $10 in advance.




The Secret Annex

RMTC Warehouse, to March 8. Tickets $20-$39 at 204-942-6537.

RMTC: The Glass Menagerie

John Hirsch Mainstage, to March 8. Tickets start at $25 at 204-942-6537, 1-877-446-4500 or

The British Invasion

Celebrations Dinner Theatre, to March 29, 6:15 p.m. Tickets $30.95 to $69.95 at 204-982-8282.




RWB Professional Division: First Steps

Founders' Studio, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Final performance and awards ceremony, 7:30 p.m. $25 at 204-956-2792.


Out & About


Disney On Ice: Princesses & Heroes

MTS Centre, to Feb. 23. Tickets $21 to $67 at Ticketmaster.

Festival du Voyageur

Voyageur Park, in Whittier Park, to Feb. 23. Passes $8 to $25 at 233 Provencher Blvd., 204-233-ALLO (2556),

Music 'N' Mavens

Rady Jewish Community Centre, concert and lecture series, to March 13. Information and ticket prices at 204-477-7510,

Arctic Glacier Winter Park

The Forks, to March 31, (weather permitting). Canopy skating rink, snowboard fun park, river trails, etc.




Kevin Bozeman

Rumor's Comedy Club, ends Feb. 22, 8 p.m. Tickets at 204-488-4520.




Dr. Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler

McNally Robinson Booksellers, 7-8:30 p.m., presenting Globish: English as a Global Language.




The Current (Inn at the Forks): Nadia Douglas

Finn's Pub (210-25 Forks Market Rd.): Scott Cornelius and Pierre Freynet

Henderson Hwy. Branch 215 Legion (3600 de Vries Ave., East St. Paul): Destiny

Highway 75 Blues & Sports Bar (1011 Pembina Hwy.): Driving Wheel

King's Head Pub & Eatery (120 King St.): Windups

Palm Room (Fort Garry Hotel, 222 Broadway): Allan Andrusco Trio

Park Theatre (698 Osborne St.): Sons of York

Pony Corral (Grant Park) (Grant Park at Wilton): Mike And The Eastwood Gang

Pony Corral Pier 7 (1700 Pembina Hwy.): Pepe Cortes

Prairie Ink McNally Robinson (Grant Park Shopping Centre): Nightfall

Rockwood Anavets (341 Wilton St.): Breeze

Saffrons Restaurant & Lounge (681 Corydon Ave.): Karaoke with Jacqui Fox

Shannon's Irish Pub (175 Carlton St.): Rustbucket

Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club (Main St. & St. Mary Ave.): Noble Thiefs, Go For The Eyes

Toad In The Hole (112 Osborne St.): The Elders of Right on, w/Handsom D & The Lousy Lovers

Windsor Hotel (187 Garry St.): The Barrelhouse w/Mama Cuttsworth & DJ Dry Hump

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 22, 2014 G9

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