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I'm with the Bond
The WSO, along with vocalist Debbie Gravitte, is celebrating 50 years of 007 with the WSO Pop Series: Bond & Beyond. Fifty years of James Bond equals six James Bonds, lots of sexy spy music and buckets of shaking, not stirring. The show starts at 8 p.m. and Sunday is the last night. Tickets range from $33.85 to $95.05 Visit centennialconcerthall.com for tickets.
The director's (high)chair
The International Film Festival for Kids of All Ages is on this week at Freeze Frame, at 340 Provencher Blvd. Films and workshops aimed to entertain and challenge kids will give young film buffs a front row seat to other cultures. On daily until March 14. Visit freezeframeonline.org or call 204-949-9355 for details.
Tuesdays with Amore
Cook with love at De Luca's on Tuesday nights. Learn to prepare an authentic Italian four-course meal -- antipasto, pasta, entree, and dessert -- for your loved ones. Eat as you go, and there's a wine tasting bar to really get your passions flowing. The evening starts at 6 p.m. Cost is $50. Go to deluca.ca for information and reservations.
A tear in your beer
Heartworn Highway, a music event held every second month at the Park Theatre, features four local artists to play on your heartstrings. Drink in a mixture of country, blues, R&B and soul with your beer and Jim Beam. This Wednesday, March 12, the featured entertainers/drinking buddies will be Romi Mayes, TJ Blair, Kieran West and JD Edwards. Tickets are $10 and music starts at 8:30 p.m. Call 204-478-7275 for info.
Wrapped -- the original burrito
Before we wrapped our avocados and lettuce; we wrapped our loved ones. Wrapped: The Mummy of Pesed features a well-preserved mummy (2,300 years old) in her coffin at the Manitoba Museum. Showcased with 60 Egyptian artifacts, and neat science stuff like CT scans and facial reconstructions. Open Tuesday to Sunday until April 3. Visit manitobamuseum.ca for ticket information.
Are those real?
The Canadian "freak-pop" band, Fake Shark Real Zombie, will be at the Park Theatre on Friday night. Voted one of the best Vancouver bands of 2013, expect some fake crazy and real talent. Or maybe it's the other way around. Check it out or just scream the band's name down a dark alley. See what happens. Show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $17.50. Call 204-478-7275 for info.
Get the folk inside!
Get an up-close and intimate quick-fix of Folk Fest this Saturday night at The Folk Exchange. Singer/songwriter Clare Morrison will be performing with her band. Come inside and breathe in the warm smoke of her rich voice. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. and tickets are $10. It's an all-ages show, but good news -- they are licensed. Call 204-231-1377 or visit winnipegfolkfestival.ca for tickets.