воскресенье, 30 сентября 2012 г.

Showbits - Winnipeg Free Press

Today in music history

In 1980, former Beatle Paul McCartney was released from a Japanese jail where he had been held for nine days on charges of smuggling marijuana into the country. He was immediately deported.

Born this day

* Dean Jones, 1930

* Etta James, 1938

* Ana Ortiz, 1971

* Alicia Keys, 1981

Today's lineup



With Cities I've Never Seen, Murder Scene Memories, Uncertain Glory and Instant Enemy, Garrick Centre, 6:30 p.m.; $10.50.

Unity: A Tribute to Desmond Dekker

With The Afterbeat, Wedgewoods, Greg Milka Crowe and The Seed Organization, West End Cultural Centre, 8 p.m.; $8.

WSO: Stepping Out

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers tribute, Centennial Concert Hall, 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; $29 to $55, students/seniors $26 to $50 at 949-3999.

Out and About

The Age of Chivalry: Stories from the Middle Ages

Plus music by Michael Cobus and Liz Goosen and This Merrie Companie, Unitarian Church Hall, 603 Wellington Cres., 8 p.m.; $15 at the door or $12 in advance at McNally Robinson

Grant Park and Prairie Sky Books.

Exhibit Opening

Invisible Dignity, student exhibition from River East Transcona School Division, Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, 600 Shaftesbury, 7:30 p.m.



Manitoba Theatre Centre's 8th Master Playwright Festival, a tribute to cleverly obscene playwright David Mamet, to Feb. 10; $59 for a MametPass at 942-6537.

Glengarry Glen Ross

Mamet's gang of real estate salesmen are bringing their bag of tricks to MTC Warehouse. 8 p.m. today, continues to Feb. 9; $10.50 to $39.22 at 942-6537.

Boston Marriage

The Mamet play that asks, 'How do you bluff your way back into a lover's heart?' Presented by Theatre Incarnate, 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 320-70 Albert; $15.


Mamet's no-holds-barred court case where you never really know who or what is on trial, presented by University of Manitoba's Black Hole Theatre Company, 8 p.m. today and 2 & 7 p.m. Saturday, Gas Station Theatre; $11, students and seniors $9 at 474-6880.

Squirrels, A Sermon

Mamet's fast-paced riff on hack writing that simultaneously scoffs at and celebrates the power of language, presented by The Incompletely Strangled Theatre Company, 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, Prairie Theatre Exchange's Colin Jackson Studio; $12, students/seniors $10.

Sexual Perversity in Chicago

This Mamet play captures the sexual politics of an age when penicillin would cure the ills of promiscuity but there was no cure for a broken heart, 9:30 p.m. today and Saturday, Ragpickers Antifashion Emporium, xxx McDermot; $12, students/seniors $10.

The Poet and the Rent

Echoe Theatre stages this madcap Mamet comedy for all ages, 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Ragpickers, 216 McDermot; $8.

Tara Players: The Shawl

A small-time mystic sets out to bilk a bereaved woman out of her inheritance, Irish Cultural Centre Theatre, 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 654 Erin; $15, students/seniors $10 at 772-9830.

The Frog Prince

Mamet's contemporary adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, presented by Academy Productions, 4:30 p.m. today and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Ragpickers Antifashion Emporium, 216 McDermot; $8, students/seniors $7.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

A cunning fox must outsmart three greedy farmers, performed by England's Little Angel Theatre Company, Manitoba Theatre for Young People, Can West Global Performing Arts Centre, 7 p.m. today; $13 at 942-8898.

All Restaurant Fires are Arson

Bruce McManus' new play looks at our relationship with our own mortality, and with each other, as we struggle to face the inevitable, 8 p.m. today, Prairie Theatre Exchange, to Feb. 10; $34.55, students/seniors $25.21 at 942-5483.

Fiddler on the Roof

Manitoba Theatre Centre, to Jan. 26, 2 & 7:30 p.m. today; $17 to $81 by calling 942-6537.

Cercle Moli�re: Une Dangereuse Obsession

By Manitoba author Nigel J. Crisp, Th��tre de la Chapelle, 825 Saint-Joseph, to Feb. 2, 8 p.m. today; $25.50, students/seniors $23 at 233-8053.



Steve Hofstetter, who's also a weekly humour columnist for Sports Illustrated.com and NHL.com, 7:45 & 10:30 p.m. today and Saturday; $15 by calling 488-4520.



Beowulf: The IMAX Experience and Mysteries of Egypt; call 956-4629 for times.


Lakeboat, Mamet returns to his blue-collar Chicago roots, bringing his own life experiences to the screen, 7 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Saturday; Control, about the late, tormented and brilliant lead singer Ian Curtis of Joy Division, 9:30 p.m., to Sunday; Artspace, 100 Arthur; admission $7.


Academy Food, Drinks & Music (437 Stradbrook): SPF 90.

Alive (140 Bannatyne): Marc LaBossiere.

Brooklands (8 Keewatin): Fabulous Fat Band.

Candor Books & Music (390 Provencher): Ray St. Germain.

Cavern (112 Osborne, downstairs): Andrew Neville & The Poor Choices.

Club Regent (1425 Regent): Pauly & The Goodfellas.

Coyote's (1931 Pembina): Mother Groove.

Country Corral (3740 Portage): Pop the Trunk.

Current (Inn At The Forks): Amber Epp.

Dylan O'Connor's (2609 Portage): Big Johnson Railroad.

Jaguars (Club Regent): Free Ride.

Joe's Garage (Pandora Inn): Ashland Court.

King's Head (120 King): Whole Lotta Angus.

La Salle (346 Nairn): Soul Patch.

Marion (393 Marion): Slip of the Tung.

Mirrors (Assiniboine Inn, 1975 Portage): Simon Says.

Neon Lights (Canadiana Hotel, 1400 Notre Dame): Without a Trace.

Nicolett (632 Lafleche): Ace in the Hole.

Norwood (112 Marion): Last on the Road.

Palomino (1133 Portage): OPM.

Palm Lounge (Fort Garry Hotel, 222 Broadway): Walle Larsson.

Park Theatre (698 Osborne): Rocket Circus.

Pyramid (176 Fort): Rock, Paper, Sciccors.

Regal Beagle (Marlborough Hotel, 331 Smith): Funky Monkey Band.

Royal Albert (48 Albert): Nutty Klub DJs.

Royal George (123 Regent West): Kathy Kennedy.

Shannon's Irish Pub (175 Carlton): B.U.M.P.

Silver Spike (202 Bond): Altered State.

Times Changed (Main & St. Mary Ave.): Jakebrakes and Paul Bergman.

Westbrook (Keewatin & Pacific): State of Grace.

Windsor (187 Garry): Steep Rock Blues Band.

Woodbine (466 Main): Deputy.

Zoo (160 Osborne): Dreadnaught, Jaw, Amid Valhalla and Alpha Sintori.