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In the Exchange for the Week of January 21st

Here in the Exchange, there’s always something going on! From dining, to shopping or grabbing a show, here’s what goes on your calendar this week. 

Matilda @ RMTC’s John Hirsch Mainstage (174 Market Avenue)

On now until February 2

Roald Dahl’s classic isn’t just a great kids novel or a kooky film adaptation by Danny Devito, it’s a hilarious musical about a telekinetic bookworm who puts what’s right first! Starring some of Winnipeg’s best young musical theatre talent, this is a show not to be missed. 

Admission: $88 and up. 

Visit royalmtc.ca for details and tickets.

January 21:

Aaron Pritchett w/Kira Isabella @ The Centennial Concert Hall (555 Main Street)

8pm

The “Worth a Shot” singer returns to Winnipeg for a rousing evening of country fun.

Admission: $186

Visit centennialconcerthall.com for tickets.

January 22:

The Last Movie @ Cinematheque (304-100 Arthur Street)

7pm

Move over Easy Rider, Dennis Hopper’s meditation on celebrity and life as we know it is closing out its limited run at Cinematheque. 

Visit winnipegfilmgroup.com/cinematheque for tickets.

Beer and Botany @ Forth (171 McDermot Ave)

7-9pm

Make a terrarium, have something to drink, learn a little, laugh a little!

Admission: $40

Visit freshcutdowntown.com for tickets.

Tuesday Trivia Night @ Wee Johnny’s (177 McDermot Ave) 

8pm 

Quizmaster Jeff Sinclair, known for his famous trivia night in South Korea, hosts this weekly battle of wits. Bring your friends or come alone and they’ll put you with a team. Either way, all of that pop culture and world trivia will finally be put to good use (see, Mom?). 

January 23:

Aerial Yoga @ Forth (171 McDermot Ave) 

7:30-8:30pm

Want to try yoga using a hammock? This beginner-friendly workshop is for you. 

Admission: $20 (cash only)

E-mail aerialyogawpg@gmail.com to register/walk-ins welcome but spots are limited.

January 24:

Jean-Pierre Melville’s Bob Le Flambeur @ Cinematheque (304-100 Arthur Street)

7pm

Four years before Frank Sinatra was Danny Ocean, Melville directed this tale of an aging gambler who assembles a team to knock over a casino. 

Tickets available at winnipegfilmgroup.com/cinematheque

January 25:

Dance Floor Army @ The Palomino Club (436 Main Street)

Winnipeg’s favourite dance party band delivers all the hits and none of the misses to make your night go from good to good gosh darn great. 

Holly Davidson Band @ The Kings Head (120 King Street)

10pm

Dynamic Winnipeg vocalist Holly Davidson fronts her band of mighty musicians with all the hits of yesterday and today. 

January 26:

The School of Contemporary Dancers Composition Showings @ The Rachel Browne Theatre (211 Bannatyne Ave)

7:30pm

This is your chance to catch performances of student choreographic works by members of the Professional Program composition course – basically, a chance to see ’em dance before they’re famous. 

Visit schoolofcontemporarydancers.ca for ticket information.

Have an event we should know about? Email friesen@exchangedistrict.org to let us know.