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.
On the weekend of April 22nd-24th, we’ll be showing either Born to be Blue or Race. And it’s your call!
Vote for your favourite!
We’ll be taking a break over December, and will return in January with more great movies and documentaries. Keep an eye on this site for details!
Hey, look what showed up in the booth!
A huge thank you to all our donors, sponsors, and our ever-faithful audience!
Thank you to our audience for making our year a success!
To give our volunteers a much needed break, we return with new movies in Sept. 2014. Check back in September for our exciting new movies!
See you in the fall & bring a friend!
— The Evans Theatre volunteers
Update: Join us at 6:30 for a wine & cheese event before the shows. The documentaries will begin at 7:30, and there will be a Q&A session with the filmmakers afterwards.
Cost: $10 at the door.
Two Brandon documentaries premiere at the Evans on June 27th!
Gossip in the Graveyard
End of the Line
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 .
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.
Now is your chance to select the top film of 2012!
Just tell us your favourite Film Circuit release of the past year. The Canadian film that receives the most votes will be presented with the Film Circuit People’s Choice Award: Canadian Film Category. The international film with the most votes is honoured with the Film Circuit People’s Choice Award: International Film Category.
One lucky voter will be eligible to win $500 for entering.
Vote at TIFF’s Film Circuit site
Starting in January, the Evans will be showing classic films on Fridays and Saturdays at 9:30 PM. Here’s what we’ve got slated for January:
Chasing Ice — a documentary
Late show classic: The Blues Brothers
Late show classic: The Birds
Late show classic: Casablanca
Late show classic: Citizen Kane
We’ll be showing The Rocky Horror Picture Show again on February 16th, as a late show. Mark your calendars!
Also, on the weekend of March 8th-10th, we’ll present a 007 marathon. Can’t wait!