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Two doctors in a British psychiatric hospital argue over the fate of a patient who claims to be the son of an exiled African dictator, to Sunday, 8 p.m. today to Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Prairie Theatre Exchange, 3rd floor, Portage Place; $28, students and seniors $19.25 at 942-5483.

Blood Relations
Canadian playwright Sharon Pollock retells the real-life, gruesome story of Lizzie Borden and the axe murders, presented by The Black Hole Theatre Company, opens Tuesday, to Nov. 22, all performances at 8 p.m., University College; $11, students and seniors $9 at 474-6880.

Yeliena
Maggie Nagel's reconstruction of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, presented by Adhere & Deny, to Nov. 15, dark Monday, 405-52 Albert; $10 at 774-6334.

Fire...Where There's Smoke
Touring production takes a hard look at violence in the life of teens, presented by DanceArts Vancouver, Manitoba Theatre for Young People, 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, CanWest Global Performing Arts Centre, The Forks; $12 at 942-8898.

I Saw Someone Killing Santa Claus
Murder at the Marlborough Mystery Dinner Theatre, 7 p.m. Saturday, Ramada Marlborough Hotel, 331 Smith; $46.95 at 957-7913.

Harry & Sally's Wedding
What happens when Archie and Edith's little girl decides to marry a rich 'foreign fella' and what happens when the parents of these two lovebirds never meet until the day of the wedding? Celebrations Dinner Theatre, Canad Inn, 1824 Pembina Hwy., to Jan. 10, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday; $45.95 Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, $55.95 Friday and Saturday; seniors $32.95 Wednesdays, $34.46 Thursdays and Sundays and $41.95 Fridays and Saturdays, children 12 & under $19.95; for reservations call 982-8282.

Literary

Eleanor Chornoboy
Launch of Faspa, Mennonite stories with universal appeal by this Winnipeg writer and teacher, 8 p.m. today; McNally Robinson, Grant Park.

Winnipeg Children's Choir CD Launch
3 p.m. Sunday, Fort Garry Place Mall, 83 Garry.

Maureen McTeer
Autographing her memoir In My Own Name, 7:30 p.m. Monday; McNally Robinson, Grant Park.

In God's Image
By Ray Dirks, who travelled the world the past two years staying with ordinary families and collecting art in 17 countries, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, 600 Shaftsbury Blvd.

The Road to Hell: How the Biker Gangs are Conquering Canada
Account of The Hells Angels in Canada by Julian Sher and William Marsden, 8 p.m. Tuesday; McNally Robinson, Grant Park.

Crystal Hurdle
After Ted & Sylvia, a book of poems, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; McNally Robinson, Grant Park.

Pigs: A Trial Lawyer's Story
A new novel by Mark Munger, a judge of District Court for the State of Minnesota, 8 p.m. Wednesday; McNally Robinson, Grant Park.

Out and About

Manitoba Art Expo 2003
Featuring 53 Manitoba visual artists, 1 to 9 p.m. tomorrow, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Assiniboia Downs; admission is $6.

Mid-Canada Ski & Snowboard Show
Showcasing 35,000 square feet of new and used ski & snowboard equipment, 3 to 10 p.m. tomorrow and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Winnipeg Convention Centre; $7, students and seniors $6, children $3, or $18 for a family.

Songposium: The Art, Business & Craft of Songwriting
Seminar for songwriters featuring demo evaluations as well as speakers Rik Emmett from Triumph, John Capek, Rick Beresford and Aideen O'Brien, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Delta Winnipeg; $25 in advance at 1-866-456-7664, $35 at the door.

The World of the White Tail Deer
Ken Cudmore, Fort Whyte Centre's deer expert, presents a slide show and leads a walk through the forest searching for white tail deer, 2 p.m. Sunday, Fort Whyte Centre; $5, seniors $4, students and children $3.

The Winnipeg Sketch Club 86th Annual Juried Exhibition
The Forks Market, continues to Sunday.

Mini Hoops Basketball Benefit
The Canadian Half-Pints challenge the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada Celebrity Basketball Team, Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m., University of Winnipeg's Duckworth Centre; $10, or 5 tickets for $40 by calling 1-800-661-4555.

Comedy

Rumor's
Beth Donahue, to Saturday; 8 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, $8.50; 8 p.m. (non-smoking show) & 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $12 at 488-4520.

Just For Laughs Comedy Tour 2003
Hosted by Rick Mercer, 7 & 9:30 p.m. tomorrow, Pantages Playhouse; tickets available at Ticketmaster.

Movies

IMAX
Top Speed, Bears, Alaska & Amazon; call 956-IMAX for times and prices.

Cinematheque
In Monsieur Ibrahim a lonely Jewish teenager is befriended by a neighbourhood shopkeeper played by Omar Sharif, Short Films Competition, 1 p.m. Saturday; Cinemental Festival of French and Quebec Cinema, featuring, in French only, Productions Kino, 3 p.m. Saturday, Bon Voyage, 9:30 p.m. Saturday and Decalage Horaire (Jet Lag), 3 p.m. Sunday; The Seven Samurai (Japanese with English subtitles), set in 16th-century Japan, is story of a group of farmers who band together to hire a group of Samurai warriors to rid their village of bandits who raid the town every year, 7 p.m. Monday to Wednesday; $7.

Museums

Manitoba Museum
Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends; $6.50, children and seniors $5, family $20.

Science Gallery
More than 100 hands-on exhibits, same times as Manitoba Museum; Amazing Science Show, 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. weekends.

Planetarium
Legends of the Equinox, 1 and 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday; $5, children and seniors $4, family $15.

Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural & Educational Centre
Ukrainian antiquities, currently on display at the gallery, 184 Alexander Ave. E.; 942-0218.

Galleries

Adelaide McDermot Gallery
Artists 6 On 2, six artists (Ruby Bennett, Beth Hiscox, Violetta Miramon, Jill Hiscox, Mandy Onchulenko and Marilyn Settle) with studios in the Peguis Building present their work, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Nov. 14 to 21, 310 McDermot Ave.

Alliance Francaise
Dialogues Magiques, exhibit of photomontages, to Nov. 15, 934 Corydon Ave.

Birchwood Art Gallery
An exhibition and sale of paintings, sculpture and porcelains by Rikey Ingimundar of Reykjavik, Iceland, to Dec. 31, 1740 Wellington Ave., near the airport.

Bread & Circuses Bakery & Cafe
An exhibition of paintings by Jean Smallwood, to Nov. 30, 238 Lilac St.

Five On Third Gallery
Intimate Reflection, an exploration of mind through body by John Roshon, to Nov. 29, 290 McDermot Ave.

Fleet Gallery
The New You, a study of women in fashion featuring six large paintings by Cheney Lansard, to Nov. 16, 65 Albert St.

Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre
Photographs and poetry by Herménégilde Chaisson and Francis Coutellier, to Nov. 9, 340 Provencher Blvd.

Gallery One One One
Blind Spot: The Gothic Unconscious, curated by Sigrid Dahle and featuring work by more than 50 artists spanning 500 years of image-making, speculates that Winnipeg is a city haunted by the ghosts of its traumatic social history (the genocide of its First Nations peoples, dispossession of the Metis, etc.), public opening from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today, University of Manitoba School of Art.

Gallery Lacosse
Showcase for artist/owner Terry Lacosse; also featuring new works by H. Rogue Raiders, Linda Vermeulen, Rick Heidman, Mary Alard-Tomalin and Lorraine Thorarinson.

Grain Exchange Gallery
Recollection, paintings by Margaret Switala, on display until Dec. 31, Grain Exchange Building, 6th floor - 167 Lombard Ave.

La Maison des Artistes
Regard Spirituel, group exhibition celebrating the theme of spirituality featuring works by Etidal Arbach L'Heureux, Colette Balcaen, Robert Freynet, Marcien Lemay, Helene Lemay, Michelle Moreau, Michel Saint-Hilaire, Gaetanne Simonne Sylvester and more, to Dec. 30, 219 Provencher Blvd. (former City Hall).

Loch Gallery
Canadian and European Masters: William Kurelek, J.W. Beatty, A.J. Casson, Franklin Carmichael, Clarence Gagnon and more, 306 St. Mary's Rd.

Main/Access Gallery
Children's Hour, a mixed-media exhibition on the myth of childhood innocence by Patrick Treacy, to Nov. 14, 100 Arthur.

Manitoba Crafts Council Exhibition Gallery
Past History, New Beginnings, multimedia sculpture by Richard Finney, 237 McDermot.

Medea Gallery
Testing The Light, recent photographs of Lake Winnipeg sunrises and sunsets by Wayne Ferrand, 132 Osborne.

Piano Nobile
Works by Luther Pokrant, Centennial Concert Hall, to Dec. 6; to view during the day, call Arnold Ross at 489-2850.

Platform Centre for Photographic & Digital Arts
The Bestiary: Instincts of the Herd by Calgary artist Mireille Perron, 100 Arthur St.

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art
Who Means What, paintings by Bent Roe, curated by John Armstrong, meet the artist from 8 to 11 p.m. tomorrow, 286 McDermot.

Site Gallery
Recent watercolours by Grant Marshall; Afterview, group show featuring the work of 32 gallery members, to Dec. 12, 55 Arthur St.

Upstairs Gallery
Cape Dorset 2003 Print Collection; also on display, Changing Colours, recent watercolours and oils by Libby Weir, 266 Edmonton St.

Wayne Arthur Gallery
Forms in Fibres by Diana Gordon, 186 Provencher Blvd.

Wah-sa Gallery
Scattered featuring Woodland artists Nokomis, Beam, Bell, Claremont, McCue, Noel and Thomas, 302 Fort.

Winnipeg Art Gallery
Gallery 1: The Jerry Twomey Collection featuring Inuit sculpture from the Canadian Arctic, to March 7, 2004; Gallery 2/3: States of Becoming, offers insight into the creative process, to Jan. 4; Gallery 6/7/8: 150 paintings by Tom Thomson, to Dec. 7; Mezzanine: Angst - German Expressionism, to Apr. 25 Cannes Commercials: If you missed the 2002 Cannes Lions, a.k.a. The World's Best Commercials, at their original screening, the WAG is showing them at 7 & 9 p.m. today to Sunday plus 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday; $7, students and seniors $6, children $4.

Past the Perimeter

Huge Doll Sale
Collector dolls, character dolls, Cabbage Patch dolls, Ty dolls and doll clothes, Steinbach Mennonite Central Committee Thrift Store, 409 Main St., beginning today.

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