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Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building

270-18th Street
Brandon, MB R7A 6A9
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March 2018

A Woman’s Strength: Stories of life in the Canadian Forces

Thursday, March 8th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building

Join a panel of local service women and learn about all the Canadian Forces have to offer as a rewarding and exciting career!

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Pizza and a Movie at the Evans Theatre

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 @ 11:30 am
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building

Come enjoy pizza and the movie Finding Dawn at the Evans Theatre. Also, come check out the Indigenous Awareness Display in the IPC. Part of Indigenous Awareness Week. For more information, please contact: Tina Cook-Martin, Indigenous Student Success Officer at CookmartinT@BrandonU.ca Chris Lagimodiere, Director, Indigenous Peoples’ Centre at LagimodiereC@BrandonU.ca

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June 2018

In the Archives — premiere screening

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building

In the Archives is a series of five short documentaries concerned with the power of archival materials – photographs, text, and oral history – to evoke historical memory and a sense of place and time. The series is a joint effort between former BU Archivist Tom Mitchell and the BellMTS Stories From Home service. A premiere screening of the series, open to the general public, will take place at the Evans Theatre, Brandon University on Saturday June 2, 2018.

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Beneath the Land: Indigenous stories of land and colonization

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building

An evening of film and reflection with Indigenous stories of land and colonization. Presented by Brandon Urban Aboriginal Peoples’ Council and the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba for National Indigenous Peoples Week. The Violence of a Civilization without Secrets, Zack Khalil and Adam Shingwak Khalil, 2017 Just Dandy, Thirza Cuthand, 2013 ôtênaw, Conor McNally, 2017 Colonization Road, Michelle St. John, 2016

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October 2018

Powerhouse on the Prairies

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until Friday, October 12th, 2018

Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building

At the tail end of the 1980s, the Brandon University Bobcats men’s basketball team was one of the dominant sports forces in Canada. The BU Bobcats won the national title three years in a row. Craig Cesmystruk, a Web Content Editor at BU, looks back at their legacy in Powerhouse on the Prairies, a documentary done in cooperation with BellMTS TV that combines thrilling game footage with interviews with key Bobcat figures. There is limited seating in the Evans Theatre…

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Powerhouse on the Prairies

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until Friday, October 12th, 2018

Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building

At the tail end of the 1980s, the Brandon University Bobcats men’s basketball team was one of the dominant sports forces in Canada. The BU Bobcats won the national title three years in a row. Craig Cesmystruk, a Web Content Editor at BU, looks back at their legacy in Powerhouse on the Prairies, a documentary done in cooperation with BellMTS TV that combines thrilling game footage with interviews with key Bobcat figures. There is limited seating in the Evans Theatre…

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‘The Lego Movie’ with cereal bar

Saturday, October 13th, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building

Cartoons on the big screen. It's something for the young, and the young at heart! Join us in the Evans Theatre as we screen The Lego Movie for Saturday morning — but with a twist! Instead of popcorn, we’re serving a variety of cereal and milk to satisfy your morning munchies. Doors open at 9:15 a.m. Screening starts at 10:00 a.m. Please note: There is no charge for this event, however there is limited seating in the Evans Theatre and…

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The Seat Next to the King – Play Script Launch

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
Free

Steven Elliot Jackson’s play The Seat Next to the King will receive its hometown launch in the Evans Theatre at Brandon University.

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November 2018

Movie ’n S’mores

Saturday, November 24th, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building

We're lighting the screen, we're lighting a cheery fire, and we're lighting the tree! Join us for an enjoyable family afternoon at the Brandon University campus. We'll start with a free screening of 'Elf' at the Evans Theatre, courtesy the Westman Chapter of the BU Alumni Association. Doors open at 2:15 pm, and the movie starts at 3 pm (there is limited seating so come early). Concessions are available for purchase. Non-perishable food donations for the BUSU food bank are…

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May 2019

📽 selfless

Friday, May 31st, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
$6
  • $

selfless opens the conversation to the ever growing epidemic with selfies, social media, and technology and its impact on each of us body, mind and soul. Depression and anxiety rates are at an all time high as we live in an age where young people have never had so much freedom at their fingertips - yet are so confined - with parents and teachers seemingly helpless. selfless is not an anti-technology film, but rather a reflection on our devices and ultimately asks the question “What are we reaching for?” In the earliest days of…

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June 2019

Songs in the Key of Cree: Lynx Lamour Goes to Nashville

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
$20
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Lynx Lamour Goes to Nashville is a new country and western musical written and composed by acclaimed Cree playwright Tomson Highway. The show is about Lynx Lamour, a young Cree woman from sub-Arctic Manitoba, who goes out into the world to sing her heart out. Against all odds, she achieves her dreams. The world falls in love and will never been the same. This project is being developed over the course of three years (2018-2020) through a series of theatre residencies, First Nations community engagements, and artistic and…

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October 2019

Movies for Mental Health

Monday, October 7th, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
Free
Movies for Mental Health poster

Dinner, short movies and discussion.  Free event!

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📽 Menteur

Friday, October 18th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
$6
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In this Canadian comedy, directed by Émile Gaudreault and released in 2019, Simon is a man who is confronted by his family about his lifelong habit of being a compulsive liar, and denies it. However, he then wakes up the next day in an alternate reality in which all of his past lies have become the truth, forcing him to correct all of his lies with the help of his brother Phil in order to reset everything back to normal.…

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Cartoon Morning and Cereal Bar: Despicable Me 2

Saturday, October 19th, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
Free

It's time for more Minion madness! Join us in the Evans Theatre for the Saturday morning attraction, Despicable Me 2. Snacks will include a variety of cereal and milk to enjoy during the movie. Admission and snacks are FREE! Now that Gru (Steve Carell) has forsaken a life of crime to raise Margo, Agnes and Edith, he's trying to figure out how to provide for his new family. As he struggles with his responsibilities as a father, the Anti-Villain League…

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📽 Menteur

Saturday, October 19th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
$6
  • $

In this Canadian comedy, directed by Émile Gaudreault and released in 2019, Simon is a man who is confronted by his family about his lifelong habit of being a compulsive liar, and denies it. However, he then wakes up the next day in an alternate reality in which all of his past lies have become the truth, forcing him to correct all of his lies with the help of his brother Phil in order to reset everything back to normal.…

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📽 Menteur

Sunday, October 20th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
$6
  • $

In this Canadian comedy, directed by Émile Gaudreault and released in 2019, Simon is a man who is confronted by his family about his lifelong habit of being a compulsive liar, and denies it. However, he then wakes up the next day in an alternate reality in which all of his past lies have become the truth, forcing him to correct all of his lies with the help of his brother Phil in order to reset everything back to normal.…

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December 2019

📽 Polytechnique

Friday, December 6th, 2019 @ 1:40 pm - 3:00 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
Free

Polytechnique tells the story of the 1989 murder of 14 women at l’École Polytechnique in Montreal as recalled by two students who witnessed the shootings.

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February 2020

📽 Martha of the North

Wednesday, February 12th @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
Free

Free popcorn and drinks. Documentary discussion following the film (held in the Indigenous Peoples' Centre). In the mid-1950s, lured by false promises of a better life, Inuit families were displaced by the Canadian government and left to their own devices in the Far North. In this icy desert realm, Martha Flaherty and her family lived through one of Canadian history’s most sombre and little-known episodes.

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‘Short Shots’ — four short plays

Friday, February 28th @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until Saturday, February 29th, 2020

An event every 2 days that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
$10
  • $

The Brandon University Theatre is proud to present ‘Short Shots’ — a series of four 10-minute plays with something for every audience — at the end of February. They four short plays are: a peek behind the scenes at a political ad being made; an anxious young man spurned in love finds salvation in an odd encounter on a window ledge; a couple saves every note they ever left for each other; and finally three hired killers channel Reservoir Dogs.…

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‘Short Shots’ — four short plays

Saturday, February 29th @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until Saturday, February 29th, 2020

An event every 2 days that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
$10
  • $

The Brandon University Theatre is proud to present ‘Short Shots’ — a series of four 10-minute plays with something for every audience — at the end of February. They four short plays are: a peek behind the scenes at a political ad being made; an anxious young man spurned in love finds salvation in an odd encounter on a window ledge; a couple saves every note they ever left for each other; and finally three hired killers channel Reservoir Dogs.…

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March 2020

‘Short Shots’ — four short plays

Sunday, March 1st @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Saturday, February 29th, 2020

An event every 2 days that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
$10
  • $

The Brandon University Theatre is proud to present ‘Short Shots’ — a series of four 10-minute plays with something for every audience — at the end of February. They four short plays are: a peek behind the scenes at a political ad being made; an anxious young man spurned in love finds salvation in an odd encounter on a window ledge; a couple saves every note they ever left for each other; and finally three hired killers channel Reservoir Dogs.…

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