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Let's Do Something -- Jan. 9, 2014

Richard Dormer is sensational as Terri Hooley in “Good Vibrations” the heartwarming and uplifting true story of Belfast music legend Terri Hooley. Playing at The Evans Theatre Friday through Sunday.

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Richard Dormer is sensational as Terri Hooley in “Good Vibrations” the heartwarming and uplifting true story of Belfast music legend Terri Hooley. Playing at The Evans Theatre Friday through Sunday.

Friday, Jan. 10

• 1:30 p.m. — Come and enjoyafternoon dancing, music and fellowship at Central Community Centre until 3:30 p.m. with a live band. Lunch provided. Admission is $5. For more information call Majorie 204-727-3680 or Alda 204-728-8790.

• 6 p.m. — Brandon University Bobcats women’s basketball team takes on Thompson Rivers Wolfpack at BU Healthy Living Centre.

• 7:30 p.m. — Brandon Wheat Kings versus Prince Albert Raiders at the Keystone Centre. For more information, or tickets, call 204-726-3555 or at tickets.keystonecentre.com.

• 7:30 p.m. — The Evans Theatre presents the film, "Good Vibrations," the story of music legend Terri Hooley, a key figure in Belfast’s punk rock scene. All seats are $6. All concession items are $2.

• 8 p.m. — Brandon University Bobcats men’s basketball team takes on Thompson Rivers Wolfpack at BU Healthy Living Centre.

Saturday, Jan. 11

• 11 a.m. — Westman Immigrant Services and the City of Brandon invite you to World Cooking Lessons at Knox United Church. Today is Honduras. Upcoming: Ukraine, Jan. 18 and 25. Register for one or as many as you like by calling 204-727-6031 ext. 2239.

• 12:30 p.m. — PrairieCon presents Games Day at St. Matthew’s Community Hall until midnight as we lead up to June’s PrairieCon! A day of gaming as members from the local community bring their favourite games to share and play. Admission is free. Canteen available.

• 2 p.m. — Brandon Public Library will show three children’s National Film Board short films, "Ludovic: The Snow Gift"; "A Sea Turtle Story"; "Soup of the Day," in the Program Room. No admission.

• 3:30 p.m. — The Eckhardt-Gramatté Conservatory of Music recital with director Mary Jo Carrabré will take place at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall. No admission charge.

• 5:30 p.m. — Malanka —Ukrainian New Year’s Supper and Dance will take place at the Ukrainian National Home. Music by Parkland Country. Cocktails at 5:30 p.m.; dinner at 6:30 p.m. After dinner entertainment. For tickets, call 204-728-8015 or 204-727-6295.

• 7 p.m. — The Strathclair Theatre Chorus presentation of "Oh Canada," featuring a collection of music by Canadians, will take place at the Shoal Lake School. Advance tickets are $15 and available by calling 204-759-2274 or $18 at the door.

• 7:30 p.m. — Brandon Wheat Kings versus Prince Albert Raiders at the Keystone Centre. Victoria Inn 80s Retro Night. For more info, or tickets, call 204-726-3555 or at tickets.keystonecentre.com.

• 7:30 p.m. — The Evans Theatre presents the film, "Good Vibrations," the story of music legend Terri Hooley, a key figure in Belfast’s punk rock scene. All seats are $6. All concession items are $2.

• 8 p.m. — Steppin’ Out Dance will take place at the Brandon Legion Hall with music by Silver Wings until midnight. Lunch served. Cost is $12 at the door. For further information, call 204-726-4091.

• 8:30 p.m. — Join Prairie Social Singles at their new location at Park Avenue Activity Centre (formerly Seniors for Seniors) and dance to the music of Highway 25, from Rivers. Dry bar. Snacks provided. For more information, call Lorraine at 204-725-2389.

Sunday, Jan. 12

• 2 p.m. — Baldur Jam at the Baldur Memorial Hall until 5 p.m. For more information, call 204-535-2207.

• 7:30 p.m. — The Evans Theatre presents the film, "Good Vibrations," the story of music legend Terri Hooley, a key figure in Belfast’s punk rock scene. All seats are $6. All concession items are $2.

At the Clubs

• Lady of the Lake — Friday features Tom Dowden at 7:30 p.m.

• The 40 — The Service plays some great live music on both Friday and Saturday nights at The 40. Upcoming: Jan. 14, Jazz at the 40 presents Vincent Massey High School and Waverly Park School. Admission with dinner ticket is available at the schools; Jan. 18, Jody Weger CD Release party with his band Last Standing Democracy and special guest bands.

• Double Decker — The Layh-Stacey Band fills the Decker with some blues rock on Friday. Pump up the night with DJ Red on Saturday.

• Houstons Niteclub — Laugh away the cold with weekend at Houstons as Yuk Yuk’s comedy returns on Friday and Saturday night. Tickets are only $20 and are available at the Royal Oak Inn 204-728-5775. Show starts nightly at 8:30 p.m. Take advantage of our food specials before the comedy on Friday with three-for-one appetizers. Saturday is the Houstons Hoedown, where you can get a meal and beverage for only $6. Upcoming: Jan. 17 is the start of the Houstons Vacation Vault 2.

• The Great Western Roadhouse — Flirt Fridays features DJ Red. Saloon Saturdays where ladies get in free before 11 p.m.

• <B>Crystal Hotel — Karaoke on Thursdays at 9 p.m. Kaligia take the stage on both Friday and Saturday night starting at 9 p.m. Jam session on Saturday from

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free poker on Sundays at 2 p.m.

• The North Hill Inn — A Period of Darkness presents 18 Rabbit with special guests Beneath It All, Northern Elms and Common Sense Hero at 9 p.m.

At the Galleries & Museums

• The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba — On Jan. 16, there will be an opening reception for the exhibition "Ossuary" by Shirley Brown at 7:30 p.m. The exhibition is in the Main Gallery and runs until March 22. The Community Gallery features an opening reception for Mawa Foundation Mentorship Program year-end showcase also on Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Exhibition runs until March 8. Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday until 9 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Art classes and workshops are now open for registration. For a full list visit agsm.ca or contact 204-727-1036 to learn more.

• The Royal Canadian Artillery Museum at CFB Shilo — The museum is closed for the season and will reopen on Jan. 13.

• The Daly House Museum — The original home of Brandon’s first mayor, Thomas Mayne Daly, which was built in 1882 and is the only period museum in western Manitoba. Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 204-727-1722.

• 26th Field Regiment RCA/XII Manitoba Dragoons Museum — Come visit and see a vast collection of historical military items. Open Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For other times, please call 204-717-4579. Check us out on Facebook or at 12mbdragoonsmuseum.com. Free admission.

• The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum — Hours are 1 p.m.-4 p.m, seven days a week. The museum is Canada’s only air museum solely dedicated to the preservation of the history of those who trained and fought for the British Commonwealth during the Second World War. Check out our RCAF Memorial Wall display in the museum’s hangar. The first granite panel of 54 is on display, along with a scale model of the completed memorial, which will feature more than 19,000 fatalities with a larger-than-life bronze statue representing the fallen.

• The Brandon General Museum and Archives — On the ground floor of the old Manitoba Telephone building at 19 Ninth St. Hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. See the B.J. Hales collection of Manitoba wildlife, which he collected more than 75 years ago featuring over 320 migratory birds. To contact curator Mark Veneziano, call 204-717-1514 or bgmainfo@wcgwave.ca.

• The Arts West Travelling Gallery — The 2012-13 travelling gallery is at the Shoal Lake Library.

Upcoming Events

• Jan. 14 — Brandon University School of Music Pro Series Faculty Concert will take place at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Adults $15; students/seniors/alumni $10; Conservatory students $8.

• Jan. 14-15 — The Vincent Massey Musical Theatre Class proudly presents, "The Big Bad Musical," a howling comedy at the Vincent Massey’s D.C. Wilson Theatre. Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. and Jan. 15 at 5 p.m. For tickets or more information, call Nancy at 204-729-3170.

• Jan. 17 — Brandon Wheat Kings versus Swift Current Broncos at the Keystone Centre at 7:30 p.m. For more information, or tickets, call 204-726-3555 or at tickets.keystonecentre.com.

• Jan. 18 — Come celebrate Ukrainian New Year’s with the Shevchenko Dance Ensemble at the Sandy Lake Community Hall from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dancers perform at 8:30 p.m. Live band. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call Wanda at 204-585-2404 of Shauna at 204-867-3843.

• Jan. 19 — Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra — Four Horns and Beethoven will take place at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium at 3 p.m. with José Luis Gomez, conductor and featuring Patricia Evans, Kenneth MacDonald, Caroline Oberheu and Michiko Singh, horns. Tickets available at the WMCA office 204-728-9510 or online at wmca.ca.

• Jan. 20-Feb. 14 — The Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts hosts the annual four-week Grey Owl Restaurant dining experience. Seating times are 5:45 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. To make your reservations call 204-725-8738 on Jan. 9 at 9 a.m. Tables are available for parties of two, four or six. One reservation per caller.

• <B>Jan. 23-24 — Brandon University’s new Music Festival, C3, with performances, composers’ forum and pre-concert talks, will take place at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall at

8 p.m. both nights. Featuring Megumi Masaki, artistic director; BU new Music Ensemble; BU Percussion Ensemble, Victoria Sparks, conductor; XIE, with Gordon Fitzell. Program will include works by Keith Hamel and Gordon Fitzell. Adults $15; students/ seniors/alumni $10; Conservatory students $8.

• Jan. 23-26 — 7 Ages Productions and Mecca Productions present "Les Misérables," at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium. Jan. 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. Tickets available at the WMCA office 204-728-9510 or online at wmca.ca.

• Jan. 25 — Brandon Wheat Kings versus Prince George Cougars at the Keystone Centre at 7:30 p.m. Matt Calvert bobblehead night (presented by MTS Connect). For tickets call 204-726-3555 or at tickets.keystonecentre.com.

• Jan. 25 — Rapid City and Area Lions Club are hosting a trivia night at the Rapid City Legion Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7:30 p.m. Reserve your 6-8 person table today. Cost is $10 per person. Call 204-826-2740 to reserve a table. Lions members and guests welcome.

• Jan. 27 — The Virden Community Arts Council is pleased to present vocal Musical Intima, at the Virden Auditorium Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Virden Community Arts Council or by calling 204-748-3014.

• Jan. 28 — Brandon University School of Music Pro Series presents Musica Intima, a Vancouver-based, eight-voice ensemble that commissions and champions the music of Canadian composers. Adults $15; students/seniors/alumni $10; Conservatory students $8.

• Jan. 29 — Manitoba Theatre Centre and Prairie Vision Arts Council presents, "Miracle on South Division Street," by Tom Dudzick, at the Strand Theatre in Melita at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available by contacting Bill Holden at 204-522-6524.

• Jan. 30-Feb. 1 — Come out and celebrate Brandon’s cultural diversity at the 11th annual Lieutenant Governor’s Winter Festival, featuring 10 pavilions: Brazil (Ukrainian National Home); Colombian (Central United Church); English (ANAF Hall); First Nations (Little Teaching Lodge); German (Victoria Inn, Salons A and B); Global Village (St. Matthew’s Cathedral); Honduran (Trinity United Church); Irish (Royal Oak Inn); Scottish (Victoria Inn Imperial Ballroom); Ukrainian (Ukrainian Reading Hall). For further information and times, please visit brandonwinterfestival.ca/. The German Pavilion is the host for the opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

• Jan. 31 — Schell Shock Entertainment in collaboration with TCB Rock and Roll Legends presents international multi-award winning and acclaimed Elvis tribute artist Adam Fitzpatrick and his band, the Cadillac Kings, at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at the WMCA office 204-728-9510 or online at wmca.ca.

• Jan. 31 — The Manitoba Theatre Centre presents "Miracle on South Division Street" at the Souris School Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling Sharon at 204-483-2001.

• Jan. 31-Feb. 2 — Dakota Nation Winterfest 2014 takes place at Westman Place featuring powwow competition, volleyball, moccasin games, talent show and square dancing, bingo and hockey tournament, plus much more. For a complete list of events visit the Dakota Nation Winterfest 2014 Facebook page.

• Feb. 1 — The MTC production "Miracle on South Division Street" moves to the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium. Sponsored by 7 Ages Productions. Show at 8 p.m. Tickets available at the WMCA office 204-728-9510 or online at wmca.ca.

• Feb. 5 — Brandon Wheat Kings versus Medicine Hat Tigers at the Keystone Centre at 7 p.m. For more information, or tickets, call 204-726-3555 or at tickets.keystonecentre.com.

• Feb. 6 — The Manitoba Theatre Centre presents "Miracle on South Division Street" at the Roxy Theatre in Neepawa at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Viscount Cultural Centre.

• Feb. 7 — Brandon Wheat Kings versus Swift Current Broncos at the Keystone Centre at 7:30 p.m. For more information, or tickets, call 204-726-3555 or at tickets.keystonecentre.com.

• Feb 14 and 15 — Brandon Wheat Kings versus Kootenay Ice at the Keystone Centre at 7:30 p.m. For more information, or tickets, call 204-726-3555 or at tickets.keystonecentre.com.

• Feb. 28 — For the Love of Chocolate, in support of Kidsport Westman Region, will take place at the Keystone Centre in the UCT Pavilion. Entertainment with comedian Kelly Taylor. Fashion from North Shore Outfitters, Catwalk Clothing Co., Promises Bridal, and Jockey Person to Person. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online at tickets.keystonecentre.com or at the Keystone box office 204-726-3500.

• March 8 — The Backyardigans Sea Deep in Adventure appear live on stage at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium at 1 p.m. Tickets available at the WMCA office 204-728-9510 or online at wmca.ca.

• March 12 — The Keystone Centre is proud to present blues rock band ZZ Top with their La Futura tour at Westman Place. Tickets available online at tickets.keystonecentre.com or charge by phone 204-726-3555 or at the box office.

• March 16 — Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra with Mendelssohn and Mahler perform at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium at 3 p.m. Tickets available at the WMCA office 204-728-9510 or online at wmca.ca.

• March 18 — The Mavericks bring their country, tex-mex style of music to the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at the WMCA office 204-728-9510 or online at wmca.ca.

Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition January 9, 2014

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