March and April’s program

Here’s what we have coming up in March and April.

Regular Movies

March 24-26 Fences
March 31-April 2 Silence
April 7-9 Maliglutit
April 14-16 Jackie
April 21-23 Window Horses
April 28-30 Hello, Destroyer

Special Events

Sunday April 2 2:00 PM Please Bring Your Guitar – a documentary about Russ Gurr
Sunday April 9 2:00 PM March To Armagedon – a local documentary about Camp Hughes/WWI (anniversary of Vimy Ridge)
Wednesday April 19 7:30 PM Manufactured Landscapes – free film for National Canadian Film Day
Sunday April 23 2:00 PM Before Brandon – Grand Rapids Of The Assiniboine – A local documentary
Wednesday June 14 Fire Song – a special event for Pride Week

Presentations at the Evans

After a great turnout at the Evans Theatre in Brandon, director Graham Street and colleagues Shaun Cameron and Nate Bower were presented with mementos of their hard work by members of the XII Manitoba Dragoons Museum. Left to right are: Nate Bower; volunteer John Ball; Shaun Cameron; Graham Street; Don Berry, President, 26th Field Regiment / XII Manitoba Dragoons Museum; and Glenn Ball, Secretary, Museum Board.

Over $800.00 was raised for the museum through donations by the near-capacity crowd.

Art Auction Winners

Thank you all for your participation in our fundrasing auction. Your support toward our updgrade is very much appreciated. Your participation helped us raise $2725.00 toward our Evans “Save our Screen ” campaign.

Here are the winning bidders:

Cartwright – Kim Bright
Elkhorn – Community Futures Westman inc.
Elgin – Community Futures Westman Inc.
Lyleton – Julianne Kniskern
Napinka – Community Futures Westman Inc.
Neepawa – Community Futures Westman Inc.
Pipestone – Community Futures Westman Inc.
Melita – Community Futures Westman Inc.
Hartney – Brandon Dental Centre
Brandon CPR – Wayne Harrison
Brandon CNR/Prince Edward – Brandon Dental Centre
Brandon CNR/Prince Edward – Cando Contracting

Note: For the benefit of the Evans Fundraising – Lois made available a second CNR print!

Our heartfelt thanks to Lois Washington for contributing the works of William Hobbs. With out these prints our goal would be much further away.

We haven’t met our $90,000 goal yet but are now at half way point as a result of recently successful grants, public donations & the Hobbs Auction.

In just 7 months the public & grants have allowed us to raise a staggering $45,000. Unbelievable support from our audience has proven that Brandon wants the Evans to continue on .

Art Auction

Thanks to the generosity of Lois Washington, widow of the late artist and Evans patron William Hobbs, we have several signed and numbered limited-edition prints of Mr. Hobbs’ work to offer in a silent auction.
Please note: These are signed and numbered limited-edition prints, not original paintings.

Please call (204) 727-8841 to bid, or you can enter your bid in the form below.

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