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A CELEBRATION OF CULTURE
The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is proud to present its second "concert of the year," featuring 17 of Winnipeg's local musical talents. Head down to the Centennial Concert Hall tonight to check out Del Barber, Chic Gamine, Romi Mayes and The Waking Eyes, just to name a few. For tickets call 949-3999 or online at www.wso.ca
The Last Five Years
The Gas Station Theatre presents The Last Five Years, an intimate and emotional musical about two New Yorkers who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. One character tells her story backwards, while the male character tells his chronologically, the two meeting in the middle. The show runs from January 5-9 and tickets are $30 through the theatre or online.
Head down to the historic Exchange District January 7 for the First Friday of the month. Galleries, cafes and businesses are opening their doors to the public until 9 p.m., which they do monthly to generate an appreciation and promotion for the local culture. Head down anytime after 5 p.m.
In the Glow
Check out The Manitoba Museum this afternoon for their showing of neon lights and signs from In the Glow: The Science Behind the Art of Neon. The Museum's Alloway Hall will be transformed into a spectacular showing of brights lights and images from the 1950s and beyond. Admission is $5, with special pricing for students and seniors.
Rush of Adrenaline
Looking for a different way to enjoy the outdoors? Head down to Adrenaline Adventures park, just west of Winnipeg off of the Perimeter Highway, to try your hand at snow tubing! The park features tow ropes and the hill is split into multiple lanes to maximize the amounts of riders. There is a clubhouse on site to let you warm up and purchase food and beverages. Admission is $2.25 for 15 minutes and you can tube until 9 p.m.
Dose of Laughter
Head down to Rumours Comedy Club (Roblin Blvd) to enjoy the comedy stylings of Darryl Lennox. Lennox uses funny observations and childhood stories to keep his audience captivated. He has performed on BET and HBO comedy specials as well as at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. Catch his show at 8 p.m. on Tuesday night and get a 2 for 1 admission price!
Springhill Winter Park
Located just 15 minutes from downtown Winnipeg, head over to Springhill Winter Park to enjoy the outdoors on their 130 foot hill. With both snowboarding and skiing available, you can enjoy the best of both worlds. With two tow ropes and a quad chair lift, spend most of your time going down the hill, not up it. Springhill is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and lift tickets run from $20-30, with special rates for seniors and students.