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Today in Music History

IN 1973, Neil Young interrupted a concert in New York to announce that the U.S. had accepted a ceasefire in Vietnam. The audience was reported to have hugged and kissed for 10 minutes.

Born This Day

Rutger Hauer, 1944

Dr. Laura Schlessinger, 1947

Anita Pointer, 1948

Princess Caroline of Monaco, 1957

Richard Dean Anderson, 1950

Gail O'Grady, 1963

Mariska Hargitay, 1964

Tiffani Thiessen, 1974

Today's Lineup


Kenny Rogers

MTS Centre, 7:30 p.m. Country artist known for hits like The Gambler, Lucille and Ruby. With B.J. Thomas. Tickets $49 to $79.75 at Ticketmaster.


West End Cultural Centre, 8 p.m. With Brilliant Bastards & Up 'N' Atom. Tickets $13 and $17 at the WECC, Ticketmaster, Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store and Music Trader.


Gone With The Wind

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, to Feb. 2, RMTC Mainstage. Tickets at 204-942-6537.

Le Cercle Molière: Soirée Nicolas Bedos

Continues to Feb. 2, Theatre Cercle Molière, 340 Provencher Boulevard. Tickets at 204-233-8053.

RMTC: Assassins

Continues to Feb. 2, RMTC Tom Hendry Theatre (Warehouse). Tickets start at $20, call 204-942-6537.

The Cripple Of Inishmaan

Black Hole Theatre Company, to Jan. 26 at University of Manitoba. Tickets $12 and $15 at 204-474-6880.

Celebrations Dinner Theatre: My Big Fat Winnipeg Wedding

Canad Inns Ft. Garry, 1824 Pembina Hwy. Showtimes: 6:15 p.m., to March 23. Tickets $30.95 to $69.95 at 204-982-8282.

PTE: The Dishwashers

Opens today, to Feb. 10. 3rd Floor Portage Place, Tickets at 204-942-5483

WJT presents SondheimFest

The Berney Theatre, 8 a.m. to Jan. 27, with The National Theatre of the World, $35 adults, $28 seniors, $14.25 students, or 477-7478

Out and about

Skywalk Lecture: Climate Normals Are History

With Danny Blair, UWinnipeg Geography, 12:10 p.m. - 12:50 p.m., Millennium Library - Carol Shields Auditorium.

SondheimFest 2013

Continues to Feb. 3. Passes $80 at MTC box office 204-942-6537 or

Manitoba Museum

Dinosaurs Unearthed, to April 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $12 and $14 or $50 per family.

Western Canada Aviation Museum

Coastal Patrol: Canada's Role in War and Peacetime and Secret Agents, Spies and Moon Planes, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 958 Ferry Rd. Hangar T-2.


Eric Sigurdson

Launch of Baba's Red Talking Chair, 7 p.m., McNally Robinson Booksellers.



J Chris Newberg, to Jan. 26. 8 p.m., at 204-488-4520 or


Cavern (112 Osborne, downstairs): Trivaoke

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

4Play Sports Bar (323 Portage): Curtis Newton

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

Royal George Hotel (123 Regent): Sassy Jack

Shannon's Irish Pub and Eatery (175 Carlton St.): Deflated Egos

Tavern United MTS Centre (260 Hargrave): Rob Robbins

Tavern United Transcona (826 Regent): Tom Dunlop

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition January 23, 2013 D4

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