SCOOPS February 15, 2016

1. Shakespeare on screen all week at the Mae Wilson

The Moose Jaw Cultural Centre is pleased to present Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen, Wednesday, February 17th through Saturday, February 20th at the Mae Wilson Theatre.

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable cinema experience featuring spellbinding performances by some of the world’s finest Shakespearean actors in these screenings of four of Shakespeare’s masterpieces performed by Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London.

Wednesday’s feature is Macbeth, followed on Thursday by The Tempest. On Friday, it’s Antony and Cleopatra and the week winds up on a lighter note with A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Saturday.

Films start at 7 PM each night. Admission is $10 at the door. Rush seating only.


2. Canadian Club hosts 2016 Honours Award

The Moose Jaw Canadian Club, in conjunction with Heritage Moose Jaw (1992) Inc. and the City of Moose Jaw will present the 2016 Moose Jaw Honours Award to the late Mr. Vern Brown.

The event will take place Thursday, February 18 at the Moose Jaw Temple Gardens Mineral Spa, 24 Fairford St. East, with supper at 6:00 PM followed by the program. Visitors are welcome to attend.

Admission is $25 and you are requested to make your reservation by today -- Monday, February 15th. To do so, contact Verna at 306-693-3523 or Doug at 306-692-9949.


3. Michael Kaeshammer is live at the Mae Wilson next week


The Moose Jaw Cultural Centre is pleased to present the internationally acclaimed rock ’n roll, blues and boogie-woogie pianist Michael Kaeshammer, Tuesday, February 23 at 8 PM at the Mae Wilson Theatre.

Michael Kaeshammer has been called a triple-threat combo of piano virtuosity, vocal ability and charisma. This combination has earned the Canadian musician international critical acclaim and a loyal and growing fan base. He’s a highly-trained technician and writer and an incendiary piano player who is a consummate host on stage.

Regarded as one of the most entertaining performers in Canada of any musical genre, Michael Kaeshammer is a world-class musician, a ‘cool’ singer, and a charismatic showman who connects with any concert-hall audience as though he was entertaining guests in his own living room.

Don’t miss this outstanding performer. Tickets are $32 plus GST and charges, available at the Cultural Centre box office, 217 Main St. North and online at www.moosejawculture.ca. Phone 306-693-4700 for information. The Cultural Centre box office is closed Tuesday for the Family Day holiday; open again Wednesday at 10 AM.


4. Snowed In Comedy Tour

The Snowed In Comedy Tour is making its way to the Prairies. They’ll be at the Mae Wilson Theatre on Friday, February 26 at 8 PM.

When Dan Quinn started the Snowed In Comedy Tour 8 years ago to go on a snowboarding vacation with some of the funniest comedians in the world, he never realized how big it would become. Now with over 1 million dollars in ticket sales the tour continues to grow every year and bring laughter to more and more people.
With 4 international headliners on one show it has something for everyone and is a guaranteed laugh. Just For Laugh’s winner Dan Quinn, Seattle Comedy Competition winner Damonde Tschritter, Great Canadian Laugh off winner Paul Myrehaug and Edinburgh festival Perrier award nominee Pete Johansson make up one of the funniest nights of the year.

See the show that was called “better than the Just for Laughs tour”. Tickets are $35 plus charges, available at the Moose Jaw Cultural Centre box office and online at www.moosejawculture.ca. The Cultural Centre box office is closed Tuesday for the Family Day holiday; open again Wednesday at 10 AM.


5. CineView presents Trumbo on March 2

CineView Saskatchewan presents Trumbo, the third film in the winter season, Wednesday, March 2 at 7:30 PM at Galaxy Cinemas. Trumbo, starring Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane and Helen Mirren, tells the story of Dalton Trumbo, one of Hollywood’s top screenwriters, who in 1947 was jailed and blacklisted for his political beliefs. Cranston has been nominated as Best Actor at this year’s Academy Awards. The winter season will continue with The Lady in the Van on April 6, and the Icelandic film Rams on May 4.

CineView season passes are $30, available at Post Horizon Booksellers, the Festival of Words office and in the theatre lobby before each screening. Individual passes are $10 at the door.


6. On now at the Mosaic Gallery

Currently on display at the Mosaic Gallery in the Moose Jaw Cultural Centre is New Waves, featuring the work of two local artists Andrew Meredith and David Stymeist. The show runs to February 26.


7. Current exhibit at the MJM&AG

The newest exhibit at the Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery is JOE FAFARD: Retailles. Internationally renowned, Joe Fafard is one of Canada’s most recognized and prolific artists. The exhibition Retailles offers an insight into his exploration of the laser-cut process and his creative renderings of its by-products in this collection of laser-cut and welded metal sculptures along with embossed and woodcut prints. The exhibit is on until April 10, 2016.

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