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Today in Music History
IN 2000, Loverboy bass guitarist Scott Smith drowned when he was swept off his sailboat near San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. Smith was 45. He joined Loverboy in 1980, as the Vancouver-based rock group began its recording career. Loverboy sold more than 23 million records during the 1980s and won six Juno awards in 1982. Their hits included Turn Me Loose and Working for the Weekend.
Born This Day
Sir Winston Churchill, 1874
Lucy Maud Montgomery, 1874
Efrem Zimbalist Jr., 1923
Richard Crenna, 1926
Dick Clark, 1929
Robert Guillaume, 1937
David Mamet, 1947
Mandy Patinkin, 1952
Billy Idol, 1955
Colin Mochrie, 1957
Ben Stiller, 1965
Clay Aiken, 1978
Elisha Cuthbert, 1982
Kaley Cuoco, 1985
Wind Ensemble and Concert Band
Jubliee Place (MBCI),180 Riverton Ave. 8 p.m. present Suite Planets. Tickets: $5 and $15
Pantages Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $40 at 866-656-6838 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
West End Cultural Centre, 8 p.m. Tickets $25.50 at Ticketmaster.
Miracle on South Division Street
Continues to Dec. 15, at RMTC's John Hirsch Mainstage. Tickets start at $29 at 204-942-6537.
The Swearing Jar
Prairie Theatre Exchange, to Dec. 2, Tickets at 204-942-5483
Le Cercle Molière, 8 p.m., to Dec. 8, 340 Provencher Blvd. Tickets $27 and $30.
The Importance of Being Earnest
Black Hole Theatre Company, 7 p.m.; $12 and $15 at 204-474-6880
The Whole Ninth Floor
Presented by University of Winnipeg Theatre Dept., 8 p.m.; free
The Big Boom Theory
Celebrations Dinner Theatre, 6:15 p.m. Tickets $30.95 to $69.95 at 204-982-8282.
Out and About
Manitoba Opera: Rigoletto
Centennial Concert Hall, 8 p.m.; $59.50 at Ticketmaster
Burton Cummings Theatre, 8 p.m. Tickets $39 and $49 at Ticketmaster
Keith Alberstadt 7:45 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; $15 at 204-488-4520 or rumorscomedyclub.com
Canadiana Hotel (1400 Notre Dame): Crackin Foxy
The Cavern (112 Osborne): Phlegm Fatale
Cowboys (1034 Elizabeth): The Hay Rollers
The Current (Inn at the Forks): Keeley Xavier
Highway 75 Blues & Sports Bar (1011 Pembina): Dusty Roads Band
Jeffrey's Lounge (1420 Henderson): Barry G Player Band
King's Head Pub & Eatery (120 King St.): Rubber Soul
Marion Hotel (393 Marion): Two Dollar Pistol
Mirrors (1975 Portage): Damn Straight
Norwood Hotel (112 Marion): Electric Angel
Palm Room (Fort Garry Hotel): Robert Burton
The Park Theatre (698 Osborne St.): Jarhead
Prairie Ink McNally Robinson (Grant Park Shopping Centre): Table 4 Three
Pyramid Cabaret (176 Fort St.): Party Supplies
Regal Beagle Pub (Marlborough Hotel): Buster McCoy
Tavern United MTS Centre (260 Hargrave): John Larsson
Tavern United Transcona (826 Regent): Nenah Barkley
Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club (Main & St.Mary Ave.): Mariachi Ghost
Upperdeck Sports Bar (McPhillips Station Casino): Catie St Germain
The Zoo (160 Osborne St.): Annex Theory