Dec 2/16 – Nonprofit Happy Hour with the CCC!

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5pm-7pm
+19 Cash Bar
 
Join us for $5.25 drinks and complimentary snacks as we ease into our weekend with good company, conversation, and a slight reprieve from the daily hustle. Check out our new, collaborative exhibit: The Caligari Project Print Exhibit, take a handbill to stay up to date with our newest events, or dream up your next big collaboration and talk to us about making it a reality!
 
With the right people, and the right room, anything can happen!

Dec 2/16 – Regina Word Up presents Vanessa McGowan

vanessa-mcgowanAdmission is $10 + GST or PWYC (No one turned away.)
Doors at 7:30
Show around 8
All ages
+19 Cash Bar with Valid ID
 
                                                     *Performers NEVER pay!*
 
A poetry slam is a dialogue between audience and performer. It is a competitive event wherein spoken word artists share their work in a high-spirited, fast-paced environment to an often uproarious crowd.
 

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Dec 3/16 Writing Through Vulnerability – a workshop with Vanessa McGowan

vanessa-mcgowan-workshopSaturday, Dec 3, 2-4pm
Admission $20+GST (or pay what you can)
All Ages Welcome
Advance tickets are available here

Regina Word Up Workshop series is back for our 2016/17 season… and just in time before the new year!

Ontario’s powerhouse poet and entertainer, Vanessa McGowan, leads us through an afternoon of directed learning and fellowship.

                                      Writing Through Vulnerability 

What are you scared to write about? Do you know why? This workshop explores writing through vulnerability. Using exercises, writing prompts, discussion and movement. Note: people of all abilities are encouraged and welcome to attend.
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Dec 3/16 Songwriters and Steel Guitars (with Devon Floyd, Piper Burns, Andy Beisel, and Ian Cameron)

December 3/16
Doors 7:30, Show around 8
$10 + GST at the door
Cash Bar +19 with ID
All Age Event

Join us in the holiday home stretch for a night of an equally shared stage of songwriters and steel guitar sounds. The Hague Gallery warms up with the vibrations and pitch, words and whimsy of Devon Floyd and Ian Cameron, and Piper Burns and Andy Biesel. Each duo will trade songs back and forth to keep up the momentum of the evening. A show you do not want to miss!

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Dec 7/16 – Gathering of Global Minds: Human Trafficking

gathering-of-global-mindsDecember 7/2016, 7-10pm
Hague Gallery
All ages/+19 cash bar
Free event and free appetizers!

 

According to the UN, nearly 21 million people worldwide are victims of forced labour: trapped in jobs which they were coerced or deceived into, and which they cannot leave. Trafficking, a form of modern slavery, is often thought of as something that happens far off in a distant world, with the image of captured persons being smuggled across borders. Yet forced labour and sexual exploitation have strong connections to Saskatchewan, which is both a destination and a source of individuals who are trafficked within Canada. Stigma can keep discussions of human trafficking in the dark, masking the true scope of the issues facing trafficked persons.

Join us to hear a diversity of viewpoints on human rights and dignity in a world where people work to provide for themselves and their families, sometimes at all costs.

Everyone welcome! Free appetizers!
This event is hosted by Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC) in partnership with NASHI – www.nashi.ca

Dec 14/16 – In With the Old in concert!

in-with-the-oldDate: December 14, 2016
Doors 7:30 pm, Show 8pm
$12 advance/$15 at the door + gst
Cash Bar +19 with ID 

Just as winter is settling in, we bring you a cozy concert full of nostalgia and new memories made with new friends and old-tyme sounds.
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Dec 18/16 Guitar Theory Workshop & Jam

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Facilitated by Erik Mehlsen (a.k.a. Del Suelo)
2:00pm – 4:00 pm
By donation ($10 suggested)*
All Ages Welcome

Are you a guitarist who has been playing for a while, but doesn’t know anything about theory or improvisation? Or maybe you have some theory up your sleeve but are in need of some guitarists to practice with? Maybe you like the company of cool people enjoying some music on a relaxed Sunday afternoon.

At the Sunday guitar hangout, musician and author Erik Mehlsen (aka Del Suelo) will cover some basic music theory and explain how it applies to creativity on the guitar. Following this 30 minute lesson, guitarists will be encouraged to stick around and jam with each other, trading tips and insights on what they’ve just learned. The intention of the workshop is to build a community of guitarists and provide a space for those wishing to improve their craft. While this is a monthly event, there is no pre-requisite required – first timers are welcome to drop in anytime.

*Your donations will go to paying the workshop & jam facilitator for his time as well as the venue fees.

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Jan 14/17 – West of Mabou CD Release Party!

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Doors 7:30/Show 8:00pm
Advance Sales $17/Door $20+GST
All Ages Welcome
Cash Bar w/ Valid ID
(Advance ticket sales will open shortly)

 

We begin our New Year right with the sounds and styling’s of fiddles and pipes, and a cozy space to enjoy the excitement in.

With an opening act of young musicians, and a feature set that launches a brand new album, there is certainty that there will not be a still foot in the house. Strong performers, and solid sounds will engage audience and performer alike, for tonight, and if you’re lucky enough to take an album home with you, for day’s to come. [Read more…]

Jan 27/17 – Regina Word Up Youth + Community Stage ft Mitchell Larsen

mitchell-larsenAdmission is $5 + GST or PWYC (No one turned away.)
Doors at 7:30
Show around 8
All ages/+19 Cash Bar

Regina Word Up Youth is Regina’s only youth-specific spoken word performance series.

A Youth Stage is an opportunity to share work with our peers and greater community. No scores and all support, this event is a great opportunity for youth (14-22) who want more exposure or practice, or want to share something that doesn’t usually fit within our regular poetry slams. Rants, stories, jokes (the punnier, the better!) songs, or poems are all welcome on our stage.

After the youth stage, we host a community stage for ALL AGES. A community stage is an opportunity to share work with our community. No scores and all support, this event is a great opportunity for folks who want more exposure or practice, or want to share something that doesn’t usually fit within our regular poetry slams.

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Mar 17/17 Regina Word Up Poetry Slam ft Erin Cotton

erin-cottonAdmission is $10 + GST or PWYC (No one turned away.)
Doors at 7:30
Show around 8
All ages
+19 Cash Bar with Valid ID

A poetry slam is a dialogue between audience and performer. It is a competitive event wherein spoken word artists share their work in a high-spirited, fast-paced environment to an often uproarious crowd. [Read more…]