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Today in Music History
In 2017, The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie gave what turned out to be his last public performance, invited onstage at the last minute to take part in Blue Rodeo’s encore (Lost Together) to end a concert at Toronto’s Massey Hall. Downie died on Oct. 17, 2017, after a nearly two-year battle with incurable brain cancer.
Born This Day
Ina Garten, 1948
Ross Valory, 1949
Christie Brinkley, 1954
Rich Sommer, 1976
Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited
West End Cultural Centre, 8 p.m. Tickets start at $25 plus fees at Eventbrite.
Best of Friends the Long Lost Episode
Celebrations Dinner Theatre, 5 p.m. Visit wowhospitality.com or call 204-982-8282 for tickets.
Various locations. The 20th annual Master Playwright Festival hosted by the Royal Manitoba Theatre Company celebrating the work of William Shakespeare. Visit royalmtc.ca for details.
Prairie Theatre Exchange. Visit pte.mb.ca for tickets and showtimes.
Every Brilliant Thing
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Tom Hendry Warehouse. Tickets and showtimes at royalmtc.ca.
Manitoba Theatre for Young People. Tickets and showtimes at mtyp.ca.
Out and About
Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, 7 p.m. Opera singers vie for audience votes to be the next Opera Idol. Tickets start at $20 at Eventbrite.
Winnipeg Art Gallery. Visit wag.ca for hours and admission information.
Bulldog Pizza (1364 Main St.): Sunday Jam
Palm Lounge (Fort Garry Hotel, 222 Broadway): David Graham
Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club (Main St. & St. Mary Ave.): Jam with Big Dave McLean