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
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.
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, wjt.ca 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.
Continues to Feb. 3. Passes $80 at MTC box office 204-942-6537 or www.masterplaywrightfest.com
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.
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 rumorscomedyclub.com
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