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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 31, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba C M Y K PAGE C2 C 2 WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015 ENTERTAINMENT winnipegfreepress. com VALID MARCH 27, 2015 - APRIL 2, 2015 RUN ALL NIGHT ( 18A) ( Brutal Violence, Coarse Language) Fri- Sat, Mon- Thurs 5: 20, 10: 40; Sun 5: 20, 10: 25 GET HARD ( 14A) ( Sexual Contact, Coarse Language, Crude Content) Fri- Tue, Thurs 12: 30, 3: 00, 5: 30, 8: 05, 10: 40; Wed 12: 20, 2: 50, 5: 20, 8: 05, 10: 40 THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL ( PG) ( Mature Theme) Fri- Tue 9: 15; Wed 10: 35; Thurs 10: 00 THE GUNMAN ( 18A) ( Coarse Language, Brutal Violence) Fri- Tue, Thurs 2: 00, 4: 50, 7: 40, 10: 30; Wed 4: 50, 7: 40, 10: 30; Star & Strollers Screening, Wed 1: 30 IT FOLLOWS ( 14A) ( Sexual Contact, Language May Offend, Frightening Scenes) Fri, Sun- Thurs 12: 15, 2: 45, 5: 20, 7: 55, 10: 35; Sat 11: 35, 1: 55, 5: 20, 7: 55, 10: 35 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT -- AN IMAX 3- D EXPERIENCE ( PG) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children) Fri- Wed 1: 10, 4: 00, 7: 00, 9: 55; Thurs 1: 10, 4: 00 DO YOU BELIEVE? ( PG) ( Violence, Mature Theme) Fri- Thurs 1: 30, 4: 20, 7: 20, 10: 10 THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN ENCORE ( STC) Sat 11: 00 ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE SQUEAKQUEL ( G) Sat 11: 00 THE SOUND OF MUSIC ( STC) Sun 12: 55; Wed 7: 00 WWE WRESTLEMANIA 31 ( STC) Sun 6: 00 FURIOUS 7: THE IMAX EXPERIENCE ( PG) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend) Thurs 7: 00, 10: 15 NFINITY CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2 ( STC) Thurs 7: 00 SILVERCITY ST. VITAL 110- 1225 ST. MARY’S RD. 204- 256- 3901 HOME ( G) Fri, Sun 1: 35, 4: 10, 6: 50; Sat 11: 00, 1: 35, 2: 15, 4: 10, 6: 50; Mon- Thurs 11: 00, 11: 25, 1: 45, 2: 15, 4: 10, 6: 50 HOME 3- D ( G) Fri 2: 40, 5: 05, 7: 30, 9: 55; Sat 2: 20, 2: 40, 5: 05, 7: 30, 9: 55; Sun- Thurs 12: 15, 2: 20, 2: 40, 5: 05, 7: 30, 9: 55 KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE ( 14A) ( Not Recommended For Children, Frightening Scenes, Brutal Violence) Fri- Tue 1: 20, 4: 15, 7: 10, 10: 10; Wed 1: 20, 4: 15, 10: 15; Thurs 4: 15, 7: 10, 10: 10; Star & Strollers Screening, Thurs 1: 30 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT ( PG) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children) Fri- Thurs 4: 05, 6: 55 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT 3- D ( PG) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children) Fri- Wed 1: 20, 9: 50; Thurs 1: 20, 7: 35, 9: 50, 10: 25 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT 3- D ( PG, Ultraavx) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children) Fri, Sun 1: 50, 4: 35, 7: 25, 10: 20; Sat, Mon- Wed 11: 05, 1: 50, 4: 35, 7: 25, 10: 20; Thurs 12: 40, 3: 35 GRANT PARK 8 CINEMAS 1120 GRANT AVE. 204- 453- 4084 ‘ 71 ( 18A) ( Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes, Coarse Language) Fri- Thurs 12: 30, 4: 00, 7: 05, 10: 00 THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL ( PG) ( Mature Theme) Fri- Thurs 1: 00, 3: 45, 6: 45, 9: 45 CINDERELLA ( G) Fri- Thurs 12: 50, 3: 50, 6: 55, 9: 50 HOME ( G) NO PASSES Fri- Thurs 2: 40 THE GUNMAN ( 18A) ( Coarse Language, Brutal Violence) Fri- Sun 4: 10, 10: 10; Mon- Thurs 10: 10 GET HARD ( 14A) ( Sexual Contact, Coarse Language, Crude Content) Fri- Thurs 12: 55, 3: 55, 7: 10, 9: 55 HOME 3- D ( G) NO PASSES Fri- Thurs 12: 20, 5: 00, 7: 30, 9: 45 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT 3- D ( PG) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children, Extra Experience) NO PASSES Fri- Wed 1: 10, 4: 05, 7: 00, 10: 05; Thurs 1: 10, 4: 05 STILL ALICE ( PG) ( Mature Theme, Language May Offend, Not Recommended For Young Children) Fri- Sun 12: 40, 3: 20, 6: 40, 9: 40; Mon- Wed 6: 40, 9: 40; Thurs 6: 40 SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE ON SCREEN: MACBETH ( STC) NO PASSES Sat 11: 00 ROYAL OPERA HOUSE: DER FLIEGENDE HOLLANDER ( G) Mon 6: 30 NO PASSES THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT ( PG) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children) NO PASSES Thurs 7: 00, 10: 05 DO YOU BELIEVE? ( PG) ( Violence, Mature Theme) Fri, Sun 12: 45, 6: 50; Sat, Tue 6: 50 ANNIE ( G) Mon- Thurs 12: 40, 3: 55 PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR ( G) Mon- Thurs 12: 45, 3: 15 PRETEND WE’RE KISSING ( 14A) ( Sexual Contact, Coarse Language) Wed 7: 00 FURIOUS 7 ( PG) ( Not Recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend, Violence) Thurs 7: 00, 10: 05 CINEPLEX ODEON McGILLIVRAY & VIP CINEMAS 2190 MCGILLIVRAY BLVD. 204- 269- 9981 HOME ( G) Fri 4: 30; Sat- Thurs 2: 30, 5: 10 HOME 3- D ( G) Fri 7: 05, 9: 30; Sat- Thurs 12: 00, 7: 40, 10: 10 KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE ( 14A) ( Not Recommended For Children, Frightening Scenes, Brutal Violence) Fri 4: 15, 7: 30, 10: 35; Sat- Thurs 1: 00, 4: 15, 7: 30, 10: 35 KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE ( 14A, VIP 18+) ( Not Recommended For Children, Frightening Scenes, Brutal Violence) Fri, Mon- Wed 7: 00, 10: 10; Sat- Sun 4: 00, 7: 00, 10: 10 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT ( PG) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children) Fri- Thurs 5: 10, 8: 05 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT 3- D ( PG) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children) Fri 4: 20, 7: 10, 10: 00, 10: 55; Sat- Thurs 1: 30, 2: 10, 4: 20, 7: 10, 10: 00, 10: 55 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT 3- D ( PG, VIP 18+) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children) Fri, Mon- Wed 7: 45, 10: 40; Sat- Sun 4: 30, 7: 45, 10: 40; Thurs 7: 45, 10: 45 CINDERELLA ( G) Fri 1: 15, 1: 40, 4: 00, 4: 40, 7: 00, 7: 40, 9: 45, 10: 25; Sat, Mon- Tue, Thurs 11: 00, 1: 05, 1: 40, 4: 00, 4: 40, 7: 00, 7: 40, 9: 45, 10: 25; Sun 1: 05, 1: 40, 4: 00, 4: 40, 7: 00, 7: 40, 9: 45, 10: 25; Wed 11: 00, 1: 00, 1: 40, 3: 50, 4: 40, 7: 40, 9: 30, 10: 25 THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER ( G) Fri 2: 20; Sat 11: 05; Sun 12: 00; Mon- Thurs 11: 05, 12: 00 THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER 3- D ( G) Fri- Thurs 4: 50 FURIOUS 7 ( PG, Ultraavx) ( Not Recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend, Violence) Thurs 7: 00, 10: 10 CHAPPIE ( 14A) ( Coarse Language, Violence) Fri, Sun 2: 00, 4: 45, 7: 35, 10: 25; Sat, Mon- Wed 11: 30, 4: 45, 7: 35, 10: 25; Thurs 11: 30, 4: 45 RUN ALL NIGHT ( 18A) ( Brutal Violence, Coarse Language) Fri- Tue, Thurs 9: 30; Wed 10: 15 GET HARD ( 14A) ( Sexual Contact, Coarse Language, Crude Content) Fri 2: 55, 5: 25, 7: 55, 10: 30; Sat- Wed 12: 25, 2: 55, 5: 25, 7: 55, 10: 30; Thurs 5: 25, 7: 55, 10: 30; Star & Strollers Screening, No Passes, Thurs 1: 30 THE GUNMAN ( 18A) ( Coarse Language, Brutal Violence) Fri- Thurs 7: 20, 10: 05 ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE SQUEAKQUEL ( G) Sat 11: 00 TOWNE CINEMA 8 301 NOTRE DAME AVE. ( 204)- 947- 2848 GET HARD ( 14A) ( Crude Content, Sexual Content, Coarse Language) Fri- Wed 7: 20, 9: 45 Thu 7: 20, 9: 55 Sat- Thu 1: 35, 4: 05 HOME 3- D ( G) Fri- Wed 7: 05, 9: 20 Thu 7: 05 Sat- Thu 1: 00 HOME ( G) Sat- Wed 3: 40; Thu 3: 40, 9: 20 RUN ALL NIGHT ( 18A) ( Brutal Violence, Coarse Language) Fri 7: 15, 9: 50 Sat- Thu 1: 15, 3: 50, 7: 15, 9: 50 THE GUNMAN ( 14A) ( BrUtal Violence, Coarse Language) Fri 7: 00, 9: 35 Sat- Thu 1: 05, 3: 45, 7: 00, 9: 35 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: THE INSURGENT 3- D ( PG) ( Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence) Fri 6: 55, 9: 40 Sat- Thu 1: 30, 6: 55, 9: 40 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: THE INSURGENT ( PG) ( Not Rec. For Young Children, Violence) Sat- Thu 4: 10 CHAPPIE ( 14A) ( Violence, Coarse Language) Fri- Wed 6: 50, 9: 30 Thu Eve 9: 45 Sat- Thu 1: 10, 3: 55 THE SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER ( G) Fri 7: 10 Sat- Thu 1: 20, 3: 30, 7: 10 THE IMITATION GAME ( PG) ( Not Recommended For Young Children) Fri- Wed 9: 25 CINDERELLA ( G) Daily 6: 45, 9: 15 Sat- Thu 1: 25, 4: 00 FURIOUS 7 ( PG) ( Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Language May Offend) Thu 7: 00, 9: 15 CINEMATHEQUE WINNIPEG FILM GROUPS 100 ARTHUR ST. 204- 925- 3456 TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT Fri 7: 00; Sat 3: 00, 7: 00; Sun 3: 00, 7: 00; Wed 7: 00; Thurs 7: 00 THE BABADOOK Fri 9: 00, Sat 9: 00 THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY Thurs 9: 00 BANDWIDTH THEATRE 585 ELLICE AVE. 204- 505- 8644 WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS Fri 7: 30; Sat 3: 30, 7: 30; Sun 3: 30, 7: 30; Tues 7: 30; Wed 7: 30, Thurs 7: 30 SECRET TRAIL 5 Fri 9: 30; Sat 5: 30, 9: 30; Sun 5: 30, 9: 30; Tues 9: 30; Wed 9: 30; Thurs 9: 30 CINDERELLA ( G) Fri 5: 30, 8: 10, 10: 50; Sat- Thurs 12: 05, 2: 50, 5: 30, 8: 10, 10: 50 CINDERELLA ( G, VIP 18+) Fri, Mon- Wed 6: 20, 9: 15; Sat- Sun 3: 30, 6: 20, 9: 15; Thurs 6: 20, 10: 20 FURIOUS 7 ( PG) ( Not Recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend, Violence, VIP 18+) Thurs 7: 00, 9: 15 FIFTY SHADES OF GREY ( 18A) ( Alcohol Abuse, Substance Abuse, Sexual Content) Fri 5: 00, 8: 00, 10: 45; Sat- Thurs 2: 00, 5: 00, 8: 00, 10: 45 GET HARD ( 14A) ( Sexual Contact, Coarse Language, Crude Content) Fri 5: 20, 7: 55, 10: 30; Sat- Thurs 12: 15, 2: 45, 5: 20, 7: 55, 10: 30 THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL ( PG) ( Mature Theme) Fri 3: 45, 6: 30, 9: 20; Sat- Thurs 12: 45, 3: 30, 6: 30, 9: 20 CINEMA CITY NORTHGATE 1399 MCPHILLIPS ST. 204- 334- 6234 SEVENTH SON 3- D ( PG) ( Not Recommended For Young Children, Frightening Scenes) Fri- Thurs 4: 15, 9: 40 BIG HERO 6 3- D ( G) Fri- Thurs 4: 40, 7: 15 ANNIE ( G) Fri 6: 45; Sat- Thurs 1: 30, 6: 45 JUPITER ASCENDING 3- D ( PG) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children, Frightening Scenes) Fri- Thurs 6: 50, 9: 25 THE WEDDING RINGER ( 14A) ( Coarse Language, Not Recommended For Children) Fri- Thurs 9: 50 INTO THE WOODS ( G) ( Frightening Scenes) Fri 7: 00; Sat- Thurs 1: 15, 7: 00 PADDINGTON ( G) Fri 4: 30; Sat- Thurs 2: 00, 4: 30 HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 2 ( 18A) ( Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Crude Content) Fri- Thurs 4: 25, 9: 55 TAKEN 3 ( PG) ( Frightening Scenes) Fri 5: 00, 7: 30, 9: 50; Sat- Thurs 2: 10, 5: 00, 7: 30, 9: 50 BIG HERO 6 ( G) Sat- Thurs 1: 40 THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING ( G) Fri 4: 20, 7: 10, 9: 45; Sat- Thurs 1: 20, 4: 05, 7: 10, 9: 45 AMERICAN SNIPER ( 14A) ( Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes, Coarse Language) Fri 4: 00, 6: 40, 9: 35; Sat- Thurs 1: 45, 4: 00, 6: 40, 9: 35 CRAZY BEAUTIFUL YOU ( PG) ( Not Recommended For Young Children) Fri 4: 50, 7: 20, 10: 00; Sat- Thurs 2: 20, 4: 50, 7: 20, 10: 00 FAMOUS PLAYERS KILDONAN PLACE 1555 REGENT AVE. W. 204- 663- 2166 HOME ( G) Fri 5: 20; Sat- Thurs 12: 00, 5: 20 HOME 3- D ( G) Fri 7: 50, 10: 20; Sat- Thurs 2: 40, 7: 50, 10: 20 KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE ( 14A) ( Not Recommended For Children, Frightening Scenes, Brutal Violence) Fri- Wed 9: 40 THE Movies THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT 3- D ( PG) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children) Fri 4: 00, 7: 00, 9: 50; Sat- Thurs 1: 00, 4: 00, 7: 00, 9: 50 CINDERELLA ( G) Fri 3: 40, 6: 50, 9: 45; Sat- Thurs 12: 45, 3: 40, 6: 50, 9: 45 THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER 3- D ( G) Fri 4: 30, 7: 10; Sat- Wed 2: 20, 4: 45, 7: 10; Thurs 2: 20, 4: 45 GET HARD ( 14A) ( Sexual Contact, Coarse Language, Crude Content) Fri 4: 20, 7: 20, 9: 55; Sat- Thurs 1: 30, 4: 20, 7: 20, 9: 55 THE GUNMAN ( 18A) ( Coarse Language, Brutal Violence) Fri 4: 40, 7: 30, 10: 20; Sat- Thurs 1: 45, 4: 40, 7: 30, 10: 20 THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER ( G) Sat- Thurs 12: 00 FURIOUS 7 ( PG) ( Not Recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend, Violence) Thurs 7: 00, 10: 15 SILVERCITY POLO PARK 815 ST. JAMES ST. 204- 774- 1001 HOME ( G) Fri, Mon 1: 45, 3: 00, 4: 15, 6: 45; Sat 11: 20, 1: 45, 3: 00, 4: 15, 6: 45; Sun 1: 45, 3: 00, 4: 25, 6: 45; Tue 1: 45, 4: 15, 6: 45; Wed 1: 45, 3: 00, 4: 15, 7: 05; Thurs 1: 45, 3: 00, 4: 15, 7: 20 HOME 3- D ( G) Fri, Mon, Wed- Thurs 12: 15, 2: 45, 2: 55, 5: 15, 7: 45, 10: 10; Sat 11: 00, 12: 15, 2: 45, 2: 55, 5: 15, 7: 45, 10: 10; Sun 12: 50, 2: 55, 3: 15, 8: 00, 10: 40; Tue 12: 15, 2: 45, 2: 55, 3: 00, 5: 15, 7: 45, 10: 10 KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE ( 14A) ( Not Recommended For Children, Frightening Scenes, Brutal Violence) Fri, Mon- Thurs 1: 05, 4: 05, 7: 15, 10: 20; Sat 11: 55, 4: 15, 7: 15, 10: 20; Sun 4: 05, 7: 15, 10: 20 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT ( PG) ( Violence, Not Rec. For Young Children) Fri- Thurs 3: 45, 6: 40 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT 3- D ( PG) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children, CC/ DVS) Fri- Thurs 12: 50, 9: 35 THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT 3- D ( PG) ( Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children) Fri, Sun- Thurs 2: 10, 5: 00, 7: 50, 10: 45; Sat 11: 20, 2: 10, 5: 00, 7: 50, 10: 45 CINDERELLA ( G) Fri, Sun- Tue, Thurs 12: 20, 1: 15, 4: 05, 5: 15, 7: 00, 8: 00, 9: 45, 10: 45; Sat 12: 20, 1: 20, 4: 05, 5: 15, 7: 00, 8: 00, 9: 45, 10: 45; Wed 12: 20, 4: 15, 5: 15, 8: 00, 9: 45, 10: 45; Star & Strollers Screening, Wed 1: 30 THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER ( G) Fri, Sun- Thurs 12: 20; Sat 11: 10, 12: 20 THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER 3- D ( G) Fri- Thurs 2: 40, 4: 55 CHAPPIE ( 14A) ( Coarse Language, Violence) Fri- Tue 7: 20, 10: 05; Wed- Thurs 10: 05 FOCUS ( 14A) ( Coarse Language) Fri, Mon- Thurs 12: 25, 8: 05; Sat 8: 05; Sun 12: 25 TODAY ON TV The Rick Mercer Report Fans have one more chance to catch award- winning comedian Rick Mercer before he bids adieu for the season. Known for his insightful, often politically charged rants, Mercer delivers a weekly dose of comedy with parodies and cross- country adventures. CBC, 8 p. m. Jade Fever Cameras follow a B. C. family with a jade- mining business in this new documentary series. In the debut episode, Claudia and Robin come up empty when they conduct a drilling test for jade and their drilling budget begins to run dry. Discovery, 7 p. m. Weird Loners The lives of four single people intersect at a townhouse in Queens, N. Y., in this new comedy. As the new friends get to know each other, they’ll face an array of hilarious, and sometimes even uncomfortable, circumstances. Fox/ Citytv, 8: 30 p. m. Talk Shows David Letterman: Josh Gad, Houndmouth Jimmy Fallon: Ethan Hawke, Willie & Korie Robertson Jimmy Kimmel: Van Halen James Corden: Thomas Lennon, Matthew Perry Seth Meyers: Chris D’Elia, Eric Ripert Jon Stewart: Will Ferrell Conan O’Brien: Keith Urban, Ludacris Winnipeg Music Festival trophy winners Alice F. Lal Mills Memorial Trophy — Demi Lough Doris ( Mills) Lewis Memorial Trophy — Ben Kroeker Frances E. Wickberg Trophy — Sandy ( Sanpim) Sunpaweravong Runners- up: Isabella Deeley, Hudson Francis and Amily Pavliy Gordon Hignell Memorial Trophy — Marianne Sawatsky and Lukas Sawatsky Harold Scarth Memorial Trophy — Andrew Evanyshyn Runners- up: Alexander Mayba and Dariyan Dubik Herbert and Audrey Belyea Trophy — Jessica Kos- Whicher James Seaton Trophy — Jean Relleve Runners- up: Jessica Hill and Elizabeth Whitbread Ladies’ Orange Benevolent Association Trophy — Jasmin Tang Runners- up: Stephanie Bell, Antonietta Bueti and Corina Schuler Reg Hugo Memorial Trophy — Daniel Thielmann Richard W. Cooke Trophy — Katherine Mayba Rose Bowl — Jillian Bonner Runners- up: Ben Kroeker, Jessica Kos- Whicher, Daniel Thielmann and Ana Toumine Stewart M. Thomson Trophy — Alexander Paches Runners- up: Keenan Lehmann and Nicholas Preachuk Tudor Bowl — Kady Evanyshyn Runner- up: Christina Thanisch- Smith Winnipeg Male Chorus Trophy — Yaroslav Paches Runner- up: Lukas Sawatsky Awards Audrey Belyea Scholarship — Jessica Kos- Whicher M. Winnifred Sim Bursary — Ben Kroeker Mary Campbell Memorial Bursary — Andrew Evanyshyn MRMTA Vocal Scholarship — Daniel Thielmann Norman Phillips Memorial Bursaries — Antonietta Bueti and Lukas Sawatsky Richard and Constance Cooke Memorial Scholarship — Kady Evanyshyn Stewart M. Thomson Memorial Bursary — Alexander Paches Wednesday Morning Musicale Bursary — Jean Relleve Wickberg/ Mercier Bursary — Sandy ( Sanpim) Sunpaweravong Winnipeg Male Chorus Scholarship — Yaroslav Paches Winnipeg Music Festival Scholarships — Jillian Bonner and Jasmin Tang the Scene A TRIP AROUND THE WORLD OF ENTERTAINMENT T HE Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg closed its auspicious 120th season with a long day’s journey into night, courtesy of Canadian pianist James Parker. He performed an up- closeand- personal solo recital Sunday afternoon featuring music inspired by the idea of “ night,” which also spanned two centuries. The Burnaby, B. C.- born Parker, a faculty member at the University of Toronto, is equally regarded as both a soloist and chamber musician. The Juilliard School graduate was a founding member of the award- winning Gryphon Trio and partnered with his older brother, Jon Kimura Parker, in the Parker Duo. He has performed as soloist with major orchestras across Europe and North America. The self- confessed night owl, who told the mostly older audience during his opening introduction that he practises piano and tends to email until the wee hours, is also a personable host. He contextualized each of his mini- sets of music that added to the afternoon’s overall enjoyment, while also providing a glimpse into his own private world. The program opened with two selections from Schumann’s Kinderszenen ( Scenes from Childhood): Der Dichte spricht — the poet speaks — as well as its famous, dreamy Träumerei . Parker immediately displayed his luminous tone and ability to express deeply felt emotion within relatively few measures, while also displaying his own eloquent voice. Chopin’s Nocturne in C Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2 , followed by his Nocturne in D- Flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2 , unfolded as sotto voce evocations of the nocturnal world, fuelled by rippling arpeggios, gracefully rendered fioratura and a flexible rubato that could have ebbed and flowed even more. The soloist wisely included two 20thcentury works. Toronto- based composer Linda Catlin Smith’s sparsely scored A Nocturne sees silence living comfortably side- by- side the piece’s mirrored themes exploiting the full range of the keyboard. Bartok’s The Night’s Music from his Out of Doors Suite is a wonderfully imagistic solo that Parker brought to life. He also imbued Brahms’ Drei Intermezzi, Op. 117 with a sense of contemplative introspection. His seamless phrasing, effective pedalling and carefully voiced chords ensured this became a satisfying and wholly intimate performance. Debussy’s quintessentially romantic Clair de Lune ( Suite Bergamasque) shimmered as a moonbeam, while his La soirée dans Grenada ( Estampes) evoked the Spanish habanera dance with its clattering castanets. The two- hour ( including intermission) program’s only flaw lay in its fundamental design. An entire “ concept” concert dedicated to the hushed music of nightfall can begin to lull without enough requisite contrast and balance. We were provided with some during Chopin’s Scherzo Op. 39 in C- Sharp Minor ( albeit three successive pieces in ostensibly the same key, if not the same tonality, also risks homogeneity) that showcased Parker’s bravura. He also threw sparks during the program’s oldest work: Beethoven’s Sonata No. 14 in C- Sharp Minor , Op. 27, No. 2 , ( there’s that key again) a. k. a. the Moonlight Sonata . After his wistful opening movement, followed by the more sprightly Allegretto, Parker launched into the finale with all guns blazing. Finally, after being awarded a standing ovation by the appreciative crowd of 214, Parker delivered an encore of Brahms’ Intermezzo Op. 118, No. 2 in A major , sending us poetically — and gently — into our own good night. holly. harris@ shaw. ca MUSIC MATTERS HOLLY HARRIS Pianist shines light on night works during nocturnal- themed showcase Concert Review Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg . James Parker, piano . Sunday, March 29 . Winnipeg Art Gallery . Attendance: 214 š š š š out of five SAN FRANCISCO — Attorneys for the wife and adult children of Robin Williams have agreed to try to resolve their dispute out of court involving personal items of the late actor. Attorneys in the case agreed Monday in San Francisco Superior Court to meet informally before April 10 on the matter. Attorney Jim Wagstaffe told the court that Williams’ wife, Susan Williams, would like to keep her wedding presents, the tuxedo Williams wore at their wedding, and photographs from his 60th birthday. Attorney Meredith Bushnell, who is representing the children from previous marriages, said the dispute has been excruciating for them, and they would like to resolve it as soon as possible. The children say Williams’ trust clearly granted them his clothing, jewelry and personal photos taken prior to his marriage to Susan Williams. — The Associated Press TORONTO — Arcade Fire and Deadmau5 are among the artists publicly throwing their support behind Jay Z’s new streaming service Tidal — and both received decidedly mixed reactions from fans. Many high- profile artists have changed their social- media profile images to a shade of turquoise and are posting in support of the premium streaming music service. Other artists who joined in on the stunt included Kanye West, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj. Late Sunday night, Deadmau5 tweeted: “ Tides are about to turn.” The account of Montreal’s Arcade Fire, meanwhile, sent out the message: “ Together we can make music history. Show support and make your profile photo blue. Turn the tide.” Almost all of the responses to those posts were negative. Several skeptical users said the wording of the Arcade Fire post would have been more appropriate for a charitable endeavour, not a for- profit tech enterprise. Deadmau5, the dance producer from Niagara Falls, Ont., fielded “ sell- out” accusations. For a monthly subscription price of $ 19.99 per month, Tidal promises access to high- quality sound, HD music videos and a library spanning more than 25 million tracks. Meanwhile, other streaming companies including Deezer, Rdio and Spotify offer a similar service at half the price, and also have a limited ad- supported tier that’s free to use. — The Canadian Press LOS ANGELES — You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but forget that selfie stick if you’re going to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals. The sticks are banned this year at the events in Indio, Calif., and Chicago. Coachella dismissed them as “ narcisstics” on a list of prohibited items. Selfie sticks have become a popular but polemical photo- taking tool: Avid picture takers like perching their cellphones on the lengthening devices to snap their own shots in front of monuments and sunsets, but critics dismiss them as obnoxious and potentially dangerous to others. Museums in the U. S. and Europe, including the Palace of Versailles outside Paris and Britain’s National Gallery in London, have banned them. — The Associated Press Coachella, Lollapalooza say no to ‘ narcisstics’ Williams’ wife, children at odds over possessions Arcade Fire, Deadmau5 turn blue, fans angry red Joel Zimmerman, a. k. a. Deadmau5 C_ 02_ Mar- 31- 15_ FP_ 01. indd C2 3/ 30/ 15 5: 16: 03 PM

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