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The Triple Truth

Posted April 15th, 2008

Theatre Projects Manitoba and Native Earth Performing Arts present The Triple Truth, created and performed by the acclaimed Turtle Gals Performance Ensemble. In The Triple Truth, the history of Aboriginal people at work unfolds over 60 minutes through story, song and movement.

Circle of Life Thunderbird House, 8:00 p.m.
For more information and reservations call 989-2400

Winnipeg Labour Council Mayworks Picnic

Posted April 2nd, 2008

Children attending the picnic will receive hot dogs, balloons, entertainment, inflatable rides and a entry in a free bike raffle! The picnic is open to all members of Winnipeg Labour Council affiliated unions , their families and the children of Rossbrook House, Andrews Street Family Centre and the Winnipeg Boys and Girls Club.

Freight House Park at Ross and Isabel from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 p.m.
For more information call the Winnipeg Labour Council at 942-0522 or email

Nathan Rogers

Posted April 2nd, 2008

With one foot planted firmly in folk music’s traditional roots and the other reaching into its dynamic future, Nathan Rogers is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, throat-chanter, percussionist, revivalist, or innovator. Whatever his skills entail, Nathan has the ability to turn the folk world on its ears.

West End Cultural Centre, 583 Ellice Ave. | 8:00 p.m.
Tickets $15 in advance $18 at the door, available at Organic Planet, Sled Dog Music, Candor Books, Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store, West End Cultural Centre, Sonus Musica, Walnut Street Music. 480-3380 ext 202.

Day Of Rembrance For Mike Sokolowski And Steve Skezerbanovicz

Posted April 2nd, 2008

A short ceremony organized by MayWorks at the grave site of Mike Sokolowski to honour these fallen martyrs of “Bloody Saturday” in the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike.

Brookside Cemetery, 3001 Notre Dame Avenue
1:00 p.m. | Everyone welco

Labour Songs & May Days

Posted April 2nd, 2008

An illustrated talk by Myron Shatulsky with the Winnipeg Labour Choir (Loa Henry, Director) and the What’s Left folk singing group.

Ukrainian Labour Temple, 591 Pritchard Avenue at 8 p.m. | Tickets: $10
For more information contact Brent Stearns at 488-1008